Ascaso Steel DUO Espresso Machine

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Color: White
Free delivery: May 27 - May 29
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Best for home baristas seeking a versatile, powerful espresso experience.

Great for
  • VersatilityAccepts both grounds and pods without modifications.
Good for
  • Milk frothingAllows simultaneous brewing and steaming.
  • Heat timeFeatures two thermocoils for separate heating.
  • Pressure controlHas adjustable over-pressure valve and analog pressure gauge.
  • DurabilityGreat build quality and professional materials.
  • ConsistencyProgrammable shot volumes for consistent results.
  • Steam wandImproved, no-burn steam wand.
  • Ease of useUser-friendly interface with programmable controls.
  • Espresso extractionFeatures pre-infusion and shot-timing.
  • Temperature stabilityImproved thermoblock insulation for stable temperature.
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DUO - One thermoblock dedicated for coffee and one dedicated for steam for dual performance!

The STEEL range goes one step further and transcends home use. It is a semi-professional coffee machine for homes, offices, and even the Hospitality channel. The vintage industrial look will become the centerpiece of any kitchen or office. The newest version of the Steel DUO PID includes a bevy of professional upgrades including improved volumetric controls, professional 58mm portafilter size, adjustable over-pressure valve, analog pressure gauge, improved no-burn steam wand, and thermoblock insulation. The Steel’s new PID also includes advanced features like temperature and offset control, pre-infusion, power-saving modes, and single or double shot programming. The Steel DUO PID is the perfect setup for the home barista!

Electronic Group Temperature Control • Digitally displayed PID temperature control adjustable in one-degree increments. • Adjustable OPV (over pressure valve). • Electronic steam control with an advanced no-burn steam wand. • Volumetric programmable settings for preinfusion, single shot, double shot, and auto-standby, The enhanced volumetric controls make it easier to produce and repeat a consistently good quality espresso. • Programmable automatic cleaning mode.

Quality Build with Professional Materials • 12-Month Warranty: we guarantee all products against defects caused by faulty workmanship and materials for twelve months of domestic use from the date of purchase (purchased from 2020). • 5-Year Warranty: we guarantee all thermoblock boilers and groups against defects caused by faulty workmanship and materials for 5-years of domestic use from the purchase date (purchased from 2020). • The Steel DUO PID body is manufactured in powder-coated carbon steel and polished stainless steel. • 58mm professional portafilter features a real walnut wood handle with an ergonomic and aesthetically pleasing design to complement any home kitchen.

Powerful Steam and Clean Hot Water • The new aluminum & stainless steel thermoblock group guarantees continuous, unlimited steam with constant pressure and provides enhanced stability and minimal energy consumption. • Limescale will not build up in the stainless steel thermoblock circuits leading to a longer-lasting machine. • Freshwater is drawn for every espresso shot to ensure the best quality every time. • 100% food-safe AISI 316 stainless steel water circuit means no metal migration in your water.

Professional Baskets and Compliments • Each Steel DUO PID includes 5 professional baskets (2 traditional, 2 pressurized, and 1 monodose ESE), 1 stainless steel tamper, 1 blank basket for backflushing, and 1 walnut wood portafilter handle.

David Bierwirth, Coffee Expert
Andrea D., Coffee Expert
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Housing materialCarbon steel, Stainless steel
FeaturesAuto shut off, Cup warmer, Cup tray, Pod friendly, Solenoid valve
Product width (in)10.5"
Product height (in)15"
Product Depth (in.)12.5"
Weight (lb.)28.5 lbs.
Manufacturer warranty24-month warranty
Boiler configurationDual boiler, Thermoblock
Water capacity (oz)60
Water sourceReservoir
Boiler materialAluminum
Water reservoir materialPolycarbonate NSF and FDA-approved for food purposes
Warm up time3m 30s
Amps (A)20
Available portafiltersBottomless, Pods, Pressurized, Non-pressurized
Cup clearance (in.)3.5"
Machine typeSemi-automatic, Prosumer
Number of boilers2
Portafilter Diameter (mm)58
Portafilter materialWalnut Wood, Steel
ProgrammabilityPID, Pre-infusion, Shot Timer

Matt S owns this product
This espresso machine is a fantastic option for those who want to brew and steam simultaneously but don’t necessarily need the power or price of a dual boiler setup. The Steel Duo uses two thermocoils to heat the brew path and steam sections separately. In addition to this steaming feature, the Steel Duo also features great programmability using the toggle switches... Read more
Ideal for
  • Brew and steam at the same time
  • Programmable shot volumes
  • Great looks and build quality
Not ideal for
  • Slightly slower steaming than heat exchangers
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Popular questions (3)

How often will I need to refill the reservoir, and can this machine be plumbed in?The Ascaso Steel DUO has a 60-ounce reservoir and it would only need to be filled every few days more
Matthew W.
Coffee Expert
What is the difference between the Ascaso Uno and Ascaso Duo?The biggest difference between the Ascaso Steel UNO and DUO is the fact that the Steel UNO has one more
Matthew W.
Coffee Expert
How long does it take to heat up and be ready for brewing?The Ascaso Steel DUO home espresso machine heats and and is ready for brewing in approximately 3 minutes, which more
Matthew W.
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