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Milk temperature setting

Hi there. I have after 6 months of brewing same problem with cappucino foam. Very poor or only warm milk. I tried to open both service menus and it works (instead ot touch screen you push the corner buttons). But I have no idea which parameter is milk tempearture. Can somebody help me, pls? Dali from the Czech.

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  • dalipro Sep 02, 2008

    Hi Mirran, there is no steam pressure time and milk foam setting in my machine. I have the service menus in .xls format available but no idea how to send them to you. Thanks. Dalipro.

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Hello Dalipro,

I would take this service menus in .xls format if you still have it available,

Send it to :
tlab66@yahoo.com

Thanks a million !

Posted on Nov 22, 2009

  • tlab66 Nov 22, 2009

    Hello Mirran,
    Do you have an .xls or other version of all the standard settings in the service menu for the saeco primea touch cappucino ?

    If so, can you send to me at :

    TLAB66@yahoo.com

    Thanks a million !

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Hi,

Hot Milk:
steam pressure time 6
puls width 1
puls period 15

Milk Foam:
steam pressure time 6
puls width 1
puls period 15

Hope this will help you.
/Mirran

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

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