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I NEED AN OPERATION MANUAL FOR AN ASTRA MEGA II C ESPRESSO MACHINE

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    I need the manual for the Astra Mega II.

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Hi, I'm new to the coffee business and justed purchased this machine and no manual as well.
I just called the astra manufacturer (1-877-340-1800 ) and they were going to e-mail me a manual free of charge. Hope this helps. J Howell

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My astra espresso mega 2 s boiler pressure is 0.


It is possible that the safety thermostat on the boiler has tripped. Reset safety thermostat and turn machine on. If reset is not tripped then it could be the element or the pressure stat are damaged.

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i would start by taking a ohme meter check the on ,off switch,if no problem ,go to the heating element check it ,if it ohmes out ok ,,then you have a dead short in the wiring somewhere.

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My Astra Mega II Espresso Machine doesn't seem to be pumping water in when i turn it on it makes a distict click after a second


There is either 1 of 2 things going on:
1 - The machine does not need water or
2 - The inlet solenoid is damaged.

If the boiler is full the machine will not call for water, to test this you could remove the top panel and disconnect the level probe, then turn the machine on, if it calls for water then the boiler was full and it did not need anymore. If it does not call for water then the inlet solenoid is possible damaged. To Check the inlet solenoid which is on the bottom right of your machine, you can do a resistance check on the coil, to make sure it is working, and or loosen the output of the solenoid to see if water is flowing when it is calling for water.

Apr 03, 2011 | Astra Mega II Espresso Machine

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I NED DE MANUAL ARMED


You can obtain the manual by contacting Astra:
www.astramfr.com
(877) 340-1800

Mar 03, 2011 | Astra Mega II Espresso Machine

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The gauge needs to be replaced, you might be able to do it if you have the part.

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Hello there:
here is a couple of links that will help you get the right manual that you need ok?
best regards michael
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Where to get it repaired?????


Try Mr. Espresso in Oakland, CA www.mrespresso.com. While they don't typically supply Astra, I believe they are familiar with the brand and can refer you to a technician if they can't service it themselves. Astra will also service their own machines, but you would probably have to ship it to their shop in LA.

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Whistling sound


The Astras have a vacuum relief valve, usually located on the boiler top. It looks sort of like a cap, with a pin or rod sticking up out of the middle, possibly with a ring through the end. While the machine is cold, you might try working that back and forth to see if it is stuck or not. If it is stuck, get it replaced.

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Is the Astra Mega ll capable to pull a good shut with a 21g Basque?


Do it. It has the horsepower. You will probably just need to program the shots accordingly, and maybe get a deep basket for your portafilter.

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Astra Mega II <----Need help!


The left grouphead sounds like a different problem than the right group head. For the left grouphead, I would start by replacing the group electro-valve. With hard water, this can cause the valve to remain in the closed position even though the water pump is running.

For the right group head, I would want to see this happen. Usually, if the gaskets haven't been replaced in a while (if you are busy, your 'while' may be quicker than others), I would evaluate the condition of the rubber gasket. I would also look at whether you are tamping too much espresso grounds into the portafilter. This can cause a similar symptom as a bad gasket.


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