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LUCCA A53 Mini: Installing a Pre-Infusion Chamber

Below you will find step by step instructions on how to install a pre-infusion chamber into a La Spaziale LUCCA A53 Mini espresso machine.

Tools Needed:

  • Phillips Screwdriver
  • 5mm Allen Wrench
  • 13mm Crescent Wrench
  • 14mm Crescent Wrench
  • 1. Follow the instructions for removing the panels from the machine.

2. Remove the front panel from the machine by removing the steam knob and the two screws holding the panel on.

LUCCA A53 Mini: Installing a Pre-Infusion Chamber

3. Set the front panel to the side, being careful not to unplug the wires running into the back of the control panel. Remove the grouphead plug using a 5mm allen key

LUCCA A53 Mini: Installing a Pre-Infusion Chamber

4. Give the copper tube a slight bend and then attach one end to the pre infusion chamber using a 13mm crescent wrench, being careful not to over tighten. Over tightening can cause copper tubing to crack or break.

LUCCA A53 Mini: Installing a Pre-Infusion Chamber

5. Install the adapter into the grouphead using a 14mm crescent wrench, the shorter side of the adapter will tighten down until it's flush with the grouphead.

LUCCA A53 Mini: Installing a Pre-Infusion Chamber

6. Place pre infusion chamber into the space next to the coffee boiler, and use a 13mm crescent wrench to tighten it to the adapter piece, again being careful not to over tighten and break the copper tube.

LUCCA A53 Mini: Installing a Pre-Infusion Chamber

7. Ensure that the pre infusion chamber is not touching any panels or other components as it may vibrate and cause noise.

LUCCA A53 Mini: Installing a Pre-Infusion Chamber

8. Reinstall front panel.