Grind, Tamp, Brew and Clean in under 60 seconds..with a push of a button! Make perfect espressos, cappuccinos, lattes and crema coffees..every time! The Impressa C5 produces more crema for the best high-pressure-brewed coffee, espresso, cappuccino, latte, cafe mocha latte and more. The Impressa C5 features an illuminated Rotary Dial for a whole range of coffee specialties using a single control. With the Rotary Dial operating system you simply turn and select the symbol to choose between espresso or crema coffee and one or two cups. The variable brewing chamber holds between 5 and 16 grams of ground coffee, making it possible to brew any kind of coffee from a single 1-ounce ristretto to two 8-ounce cups of coffee at one time. The Impressa C5 features a stainless steel Thermoblock heating system and an 18-bar pressure pump that guarantees fully aromatic high pressure brewed coffee and a strong layer of crema. The Impressa C5 comes equipped with a Dual Frother PLUS, which makes it easy to froth or steam milk like a barista into any sized pitcher or directly into the cup. There is also a dispenser for hot water. A Clearyl Water Filtration System purifies water and eliminates the need for decalcification. A separate coffee funnel can be used with different varieties of pre-ground coffee, such as decaf, when there are regular beans in the bean container. The commercial quality conical steel burr grinder with six fineness settings has a special design to maximize the flavor and aroma of the coffee. The machine alerts the user to add fresh coffee beans when needed. Self-monitoring rinsing, cleaning and descaling programs make it easy to keep the Impressa C5 in top condition. All setting and activities are permanently stored in a built-in memory.