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Mini Portable Espresso Coffee Maker

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Are you looking for a Portable coffee maker? Then this is the perfect product you can buy or you can gift someone you loved most.

What’s the Difference Between Coffee and Espresso?

Coffee beans are main source for both coffee and espresso.For the espresso, the coffee beans must be ground very finely.

Beans for espresso finely grind, and coffee are a coarser grind.Remember that all espresso are coffees, but all coffees are not espresso.

Differences between coffee and espresso
What is the difference between Coffee and Espresso

Most of the people are confused here in regular coffee and espresso. So, the basic and major difference is the Method.

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Coffee brewing methods

There two versions of coffee makers available from the manufacturer, one is MINIPRESSO and NANOPRESSO. Let us dive into in-depth details given below.

MINIPRESSO Portable Espresso Machine

From the makers of Wacaco, the MINIPRESSO coffee maker is made from a strong plastic entirely over the body, very strong, and you can feel its solidness.

This coffee brewer makes coffee without compressed air, electricity and N2O cartridges.

If you have a plan to go hiking, camping, boating, or stay in a hotel, MINIPRESSO or NANOPRESSO compactness makes it the ideal espresso machine, to slide into your bag backpack.

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Wacaco Minipresso coffee maker for any trekking

A cross between a thermos and an espresso dispenser, it’s “piston powered” so needs no charging and batteries.

Wacaco’s Minipresso promises to give your espresso on the go with it’s bag-ready, the hand-powered gadget that can extract espresso at 116 psi- the same as traditional piston-driven machines.

To extract the best and quality coffee, it gives you control over the coffee preparation to make your taste choice.

It’s the best choice to enjoy at workplaces and for outing routines to have up to 50 ml of authentic coffee.

How to use MINIPRESSO GR

Difference between MINIPRESSO GR and MINIPRESSO NS

MINIPRESSO GR is mainly for ground coffee power, and MINIPRESSO NS uses CAPSULES to prepare espresso.

MINIPRESSO GR

minipresso-GR
How to use MINIPRESSO GR

MINIPRESSO NS

MINIPRESSO NS
How to use MINIPRESSO NS

MINIPRESSO GR/NS Instructions

MINIPRESSO is simple and intuitive to operate. Add ground coffee/capsule to the filter basket with the help of the integrated scoop.

Apply slight pressure to level the grind if it is ground coffee. Add hot water into the water tank.

Finally, unlock from its travel position the piston and pump a few strokes to pressurize and extract perfect espresso with generous crema.

MINIPRESSO GR and NS Models
MINIPRESSO GR and NS Models for ground coffee and capsules

NANOPRESSO Portable Espresso Machine

NANOPRESSO newest version of portable espresso machines varies from MINIPRESSO.

It is a modular machine, meaning you can purchase accessories for it such as the NS adapter, which allows you to switch between ground coffee and capsules by merely adding the adapter.

How to Use the NANOPRESSO
If you like to switch between ground coffee and capsules, NANOPRESSO is a better option because of its accessories.But do not forget to buy NS adapter if you would like to use capsules.

Both machines are great options for making espresso wherever and whenever you need it.

If you’d like to switch between ground coffee and capsules, the NANOPRESSO is a better option because of all of its accessories.

The NANOPRESSO is also slightly smaller and lighter has a larger filter basket and produces more espresso due to its larger water tank.

It is also capable of 18 bars(261 psi) of pressure versus the MINIPRESSO’s 8 bars(116 psi) of pressure and another key difference is the NANOPRESSO comes in a variety of colors and also limited editions.

Nanopresso for ground coffee
NANOPRESSO Model for ground coffee

What’s in the NANOPRESSO box?

  • 1 Nanopresso (includes a 80ml cup that clips onto the water tank at the base, and an 8 gram coffee filter basket)
  • 1 Soft Fabric Carrying Sleeve with drawstring closure
  • 2 Stickers
  • 1 Brush for cleaning Nanopresso
  • 1 Scoop
  • A Warranty Card
  • Instruction Booklet
What is inside NANOPRESOS Box
NANOPRESSO COMPLETE BOX

NANOPRESSO NS ADAPTER

The NS adapter is an adapter which allows you to use capsules in your NANOPRESSO.

How to use NS adapter

Difference between MINIPRESSO and NANOPRESSO

Description
NANOPRESSO
VS
MINIPRESSO GR
VS
MINIPRESSO NS
Dimension
156x71x62 mm
VS
175x70x60 mm
VS
175x70x60 mm
Weight
336 g
VS
360 g
VS
350 g
Water capacity
80 mL
VS
70 mL
VS
70 mL
Ground capacity
8 g 
(16 g with add-on)
VS
8 g
VS
Double espresso

(with add-on)
VS
VS
Compatible NS capsules
VS
VS
Integrated cup
VS
VS
Pressure
18 bar
VS
8 bar
VS
8 bar
Recommended grinding
Extra-fine grind
VS
Super-fine grind
VS
NS capsules
Warranty
1 year
VS
1 year
VS
1 year

Features of NANOPRESSO and MINIPRESSO

COMPACT AND FEATHER WEIGHT

The coffee Brewer is designed for travelling and other convenient purposes. It can be easily fitted into your bags, making it more comfortable.

INNOVATIVE AND POWERFUL

Both models are easy to use and derived from its innovative design.A small quantity of water is injected into the coffee adapter through a semi-automatic piston. The rich and bold espresso is extracted after a vigorous pushes to achieve the optimal pressure.

CONVENIENT & EVOLUTION

There is no need for electricity to operate this coffee brewer. You can enjoy the multiple types of espresso in different water tank capacities.

9.5 Total Score
Best Gift for Men and Women

PROS
  • Compact and Featherweight
  • Can Fit into your Backpack to Switch Places
  • Innovative and Powerful
  • Efficient and Easy to Use
CONS
  • It doesn’t Heat the Coffee
  • Useful for 1 or 2 Persons
  • Both are not Suitable for Group Gatherings
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