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What does Decalcify mean?

My coffee machine keeps saying it needs to be decalicfied how do i do that?

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Re: What does Decalcify mean?

Decalcifying is the process of removing calcium deposits that occur during the use of the machine. You definitely want to take care of this as soon as possible as these calcium deposits will clog the small water lines and my inhibit your ability to froth milk, may affect the taste of your espresso, and may adversely affect the boiler, causing it to fail as a worst-case-scenario. There is an inexpensive product called Cleancaf by Urnex (~$11.00). The prouduct itself will give you specific instructions on how to run it through your machine. It's almost entirely automatic on most machines. Hope this helps!

Posted on May 16, 2007

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You can download the manual for free. Search for the manual.

If you want to decalcify, then you need to get decalcifying solution. The button with two circles is the decalcify mode. Press that, and the unit will go through it's automatic decalcify. There is a specific procedure to best decalcify superautomatic machines. Please search for that.

After this is done, the decalcify message will not appear. It is on a preset schedule, not an actual measurement of how much scale is in the machine.

Although you don't have to decalcify, it is recommended, especially if you live in an area with hard water.

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