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CREM | EX3 2GR CTL 2S (Raised GR Heads) Espresso Machine - Black

CREM | EX3 2GR CTL 2S (Raised GR Heads) Espresso Machine - Black

Regular price R 88,750.00
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The EX3 is a top-of-the-line professional espresso machine that boasts versatility and a visually appealing design. Its smart concept allows for easy customization and manufacturing with a wide range of external and technical options available, making it a perfect choice for any business, regardless of size.

One of the key features of the EX3 is its modular design, which allows for a range of configurations to meet any space and espresso demand. From the compact Mini 1 group version to the high-capacity 3 groups, the EX3 is flexible and can be tailored to meet the unique requirements of each establishment.

Beyond its functionality, the EX3 has a contemporary and stylized design, crafted with usability and the barista experience in mind, ensuring that the machine is both attractive and intuitive to use.

Despite its many features and capabilities, the EX3 is compact and optimized for accessibility and serviceability. Its balanced dimensions and improved proportions make it visually appealing and easy to maintain. Overall, the EX3 is an excellent choice for any business seeking a high-quality, customizable, and user-friendly espresso machine.


  • Pressure switch control (PID for display versions)
  • Group flush button
  • Two brewing groups (E61)
  • 1 steam wand + 1 HW tap (extra steam wand available as an option)
  • Auto hot tap water dose (only when adding an extra steam wand)
  • ½ turn rotary taps
  • Five configurable doses via keypad buttons
  • Barista Lights
  • Raised group head (for taller cups)
  • Cool touch steam wands
  • Double 60mm pressure gauges
  • Built-in volumetric rotatory pump
  • Pre-infusion chamber group head
  • Electronic pre-infusion
  • Auto-cleaning group cycle
  • ECO mode (only available for PID versions)
  • Auto ON/OFF (only available for PID versions)
Volumetric dosing using independent group displays.
W x D x H 77cm x 57.5cm x 46.5cm
Weight 62 kg
Boiler(s) capacity 11.5 l
Operation pressure 0.8 to 1.2 bar
Water connection 3/8" Internal thread
Power Output 3350.00 Watts
Power Input Type Electric
Primary Power Input 220-240 V x 50 Hz x 1 PH
220-240 V x 60 Hz x 1 PH

What is PID? - The Basics:

If you've been following along with us, you probably know that temperature is extremely important to brewing coffee. While different brew methods and roasts demand different temps, stability is key. PID controllers help ensure that stability. Machines without these devices often use a simple thermostat that isn't as accurate as a PID controller. By comparison, a machine with PID control monitors itself to ensure temperature stability and control.

PID stands for Proportional-Integral-Derivative. Quite a mouthful! On a basic level, a PID controller uses the PID algorithm to determine the best way to control whatever process it's used for. PID controllers are used in a wide range of industrial applications, in our case, it controls the temperature in your espresso machine!

A traditional thermostat has a tendency to hit the desired temp, then turn off the heating element as the temp rises above its target. Then it'll kick back on as the temperature falls below the target. This results in uneven temperatures that can result in inconsistent shot quality in an espresso machine. There are ways to mitigate this with many machines, but it often means learning how to ride the temperature wave with your specific machine. This may require timing the heat-up time precisely or running water through the group head before pulling a shot.

PID controllers use the PID algorithm to keep your machine at the proper brew temperature. This also means you can directly control the temperature of the machine. While not true in every case, PID controllers are usually visible on the machine. They also usually feature control buttons to increase or decrease the brewing temperature. While this won't matter for most, for some home baristas, experimenting with different roasts and temps is key!

This machine excludes installation and includes a carry-in warranty.

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