With this espresso maker, there is no waiting after every brewed cup. The Rapid Cappuccino System maintains the optimal temperature so you can brew cup after cup instantly. It has a convenient water thank that is easy to remove, refill and re-insert. Which thus make preparing espresso and clean up easy. The handle locks very firmly and only rotates almost to the halfway point. Don’t be alarmed and be sure to give it a good push.
Last but definitely not the least, this machine uses a double filter to make great French press coffee. It features vacuum insulated stainless steel for superior heat retention and has the capacity of 34 oz.