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MANUALS

     

Microcimbali v. 1.0

refurbish the first model of microcimbali is particularly difficult, because to remove the piston, is necessary unscrew the base of the group that holds the portafilter. Besides the need for an ad hoc tool, because the support is in brass and the boiler in aluminum, usually it forms a single body impossible to unscrew. The only solution is to have two boilers, so you can crack the basis of the group of first boiler freeing the thread of the boiler, and crack the other boiler taking off the base of the group

how to replace the seals 

Microcimbali v. 2.0-3.0

refurbishing the microcimbali second and third model presents no difficulty because it can be disassembled with normal tools

how to replace the seals

 

 

SPARE PARTS

The Microcimbali is no longer produced and spare parts are hard to find. The only site that sells online spare parts is located in Germany (www.bullonerosso.de). In Italy there is no similar shop, but you can try to ask to www.caffericambi.it or to service centers La Cimbali, who, even if they only care about machines bars, are sometimes available to order parts for Microcimbali. As some parts (such as the boiler or the grid) are expensive particularly, a viable solution is to buy a cheaper machine from which to take off the necessary spare parts.

On request I can provide only the following parts:

Microcimbali

(first model)

full kit

 
Microcimbali

(second-third model)

full kit

 

any model

replica glass

rubber foot not original

 

 

TIPS AND TRICKS

Here are some tips useful in case of impossibility to find the original spare parts

 

any model

filter baskets

the Mokona Bialetti filter baskets are suitable

 

second-thirdmodel

rubber for base

It can be made with a rubber profile of those found in the shop for spare parts for cars (length about 1 m)

 

any model

replica glass

it can be made by a glazier

dimension 54 x 46 x 3

 
       
 

 

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