Nuova Simonelli Appia II Volumetric Espresso Machine

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Number of Groups1: 1-Group-110V



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Description

Special Warranty Offer

For a limited time, we're offering a FREE Gold warranty for this machine. ($2,200 Value)

View our entire Nuova Simonelli collection to see everything from this brand.

 

Standard Gold

-2-year Parts Warranty

-No Labor Warranty

-Single Point of Contact for all Service Needs

-Receive and Inspect Machine for Damage

-Bench Test Machine

-Installation Coordination of Facilities

-Water Quality/Clarity Test-Professional Installation*

-Equipment Maintenance Training-24 Hour Business Day Response

-Automatic Warranty Claim Processing

-Free Installation of Water Softening System

-Guaranteed No Freight Damage

-Lifetime Warranty on Copper Boilers

-1 Year Labor Warranty

-1 Courtesy/Nuisance Call

**Panini Grills, Grinders, Oscar, Musica PO & Venus Family -
Installation and setup services are not included; Parts & Labor Offsite

* Beyond Point Charges: If Nuova Distribution USA does not have a service technician within 3 hours driving time of the install location, extra travel charges will apply.

Overtime charges: Installation must occur during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM). 

Additional charges will apply for installations outside of regular business hours.

Who Should Buy The Nuova Simonelli Appia II Volumetric? 

Small to Large Cafes

The Nuova Simonelli Appia II Volumetric is a best-in-class espresso machine for specialty and high-quality coffee shops. 

This model offers better efficiency and high-volume capacity in busy cafes that can’t afford to slow down the drink line. Combined with a raised group head design, the Appia II is virtually unbeatable as a cafe option.

Every user-friendly feature of the Appia II Volumetric is to your advantage, This model makes advanced functionality more accessible to baristas of all skill levels.

If your business sees a high employee turnover rate, you know that training new baristas can be a slow process. Don’t let it impede business growth—make training faster with a volumetric espresso machine like the Appia II Volumetric.

Small to Large Restaurants

Coffee shop baristas aren’t the only ones who benefit from the Appia II Volumetric’s user-friendly design.

Cool-touch wands, an ergonomic steam trigger, and automated dosing give restaurant staff the opportunity to make stellar lattes and cappuccinos for patrons safely and easily with little training.

Offices

Could you use a top-tier espresso machine in your office? Look no further than the Appia II Volumetric.

With dual volumetric and manual dosing buttons, employees can have lattes and Americanos exactly how they would order them at the coffee shop.

Save precious work time and provide the office with everything needed for greater productivity (espresso shots, anyone?).

Home Users

Go ahead. Treat yourself. 

If what you really want is to make espresso drinks like the pros at the coffee shop, the Appia II Volumetric is the perfect choice.

If you’re new to espresso, you’ll love that this machine automatically delivers a perfect shot at the touch of a button. But if you’re more experienced, you can use the manual dosing option to customize your shots.

This machine is the prosumer’s best friend.

Description

The Appia II Volumetric is the machine to take your coffee to the next level.

You really can expect more from your espresso machine investment.

The Nuova Simonelli Appia II Volumetric builds on the success of the company’s Appia model, further pushing the limits of an already outstanding espresso machine performance. 

Whether you own a medium- to high-volume coffee shop or you’re just looking for better quality espresso, the Appia II Volumetric will never let you down.

The Appia II Volumetric motto: Incredible consistency, incredible results.

Baristas looking for amazingly consistent coffee have finally found the ideal machine. 

The Appia II’s volumetric controls allow baristas to program the desired volume for a number of drink profiles and pull shots at that exact volume all day long. 

Because barista no longer need to monitor each and every shot, they gain precious time to interact with customers or even start on other drink orders. 

Nuova Simonelli is a brand baristas trust.

A brand of choice for the World Barista Championship, Nuova Simonelli is no stranger to awards.  

Proven reliability, total consistency, and modern style make the Appia II Volumetric the perfect option for any environment with high standards of quality.

Key Features and What They Mean

Volumetric Dosing Controls

The Nuova Simonelli Appia II Volumetric comes with programmable buttons that automate single and double shots. Providing maximum convenience and consistency, the user-friendly volumetric buttons help to achieve a superior level of quality for customers with little training for new baristas.

Manual Dosing Button

This button fixes the one downside of volumetric dosing—not being able to pull a longer or shorter shot on the fly. Baristas can manually end the brew process and tailor each espresso shot to customer requests without needing to fiddle with programmed levels. 

Soft Infusion System

Nuova Simonelli’s pre-infusion system reduces inconsistencies created by human error. If tamping is off, the espresso will not be affected. This system is key in enhancing the espresso flavors.

Raised Group Heads

You can place tall cups directly under the group head(s) instead of having to brew into shot glasses and transfer the espresso. This saves precious time and allows baristas to easily keep the crema intact for beautiful Americanos.

Cool Touch Wands

The specially insulated steam wands on the Appia II Volumetric remain cool to the touch, reducing burns. They’ll also reduce the amount of time it takes to clean them by resisting milk caking.

Push Pull Steam

Sensitive wrists? You’ll love this model’s push-pull steam trigger. Unlike turning steam valves, the push-pull steam mechanism can be gently pushed into the on and off positions to keep your wrists happy.

Bar Pump Gauge

This gauge shows you the pressure related to the pump during espresso brewing. Reading the gauge will guide you toward the right brew ratio, helping you figure out how much coffee to dose and perfect your process.

Reverse Mirror

The backplate acting as a mirror gives baristas visual access to all angles of the espresso while it extracts. Without needing to get physically close to the shot while it pours, you can see it in detail to monitor quality and assess your product.

Water Level Indicator

The water level indicator makes monitoring boiler water levels simple. No guesswork required—make sure that all is in working order at all times.

Automated Cleanings

Cleaning the espresso machine properly at the end of the day is a must. Automated cleanings eat up less time and energy—just choose the group that needs cleaning, press the button to start the cycle, and let the machine do the heavy lifting.

Configurations

Appia II Volumetric 1 Group 110V

The 1 group configuration is the ideal model for small to medium businesses and home users. It’s compact and perfectly adapted to low- to medium-volumes.

This configuration comes with AutoSteam functionality, automating and simplifying milk steaming for even greater convenience.

Appia II Volumetric 2 Group 220V

The 2 group option is the configuration for medium to large businesses. High-volume establishments typically need more than one group.

Baristas will be able to make two or more drinks at one time with ease. 

With more than double the boiler capacity of the 1 group configuration, the 2 group is what you need to streamline beverage production during peak hours.

Appia II Volumetric 3 Group 220V

3 groups make the ultimate efficiency for large cafes and restaurants. High-volume locations need a hard-working espresso machine to keep the production pace up and provide faster customer service.

Two baristas can comfortably work on multiple drink orders on this configuration.

Appia II Volumetric Features & Specifications

Standard Features Available
T3 System - 3-4 copper boilers working together allowing the barista to independently set the temperature for each group head. X
Volumetric Dosing - Allows the barista or operator to program the dosage. Often allowing for different dosages on different group heads. This means that the barista can start the brewing process knowing the machine will end it automatically at the pre programmed dosage.
Manual Dosing - A single button that begins and ends the brewing process.
LCD Display - Controls doses, boiler pressure, pre-infustion, and even energy savings settings. X
Raised Group Heads - Allows for larger cups to be placed directly below the group head.
Cool Touch Wands - This technology significantly reduces the temperature of the wands during the steaming process. This reduces the time it takes to clean the wand and eliminates a safety hazard for baristas.
Surface LEDs- Barista can always see what they're doing with LEDs positioned strategically around the machine. X
Push Pull Steam - An ergonomic and more user-friendly upgrade to the turning steam wands.
Soft Infusion System - Reduces the need for proper tamping and leads to more consistent espresso. Eliminates human error.
Automated Cleanings - Machines comes with an automated cleaning process. Barista can use the digital display to select the desired group or groups to be cleaned.
Power Saving Options - T3 technology plus software makes this machine extremely energy efficient. X
Reverse Mirror - Backplate acts like a mirror allowing the barista to monitor every aspect of the brewing process.
Bar Pump Gauge - Makes it easier than ever to check pressure profiles.
Water Level Indicator - Easily monitor boiler water levels.

 

Specs 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group
Machine Depth 21" 22" 22"
Machine Height 22" 21" 21"
Machine Width 16" 31" 40"
Machine Weight 105 lbs. 160 lbs. 195 lbs.
Boiler Size - In multiboiler systems, this is the total boiler capacity when they are added together. 5 lt 11 lt 15 lt
Volts 110 220v 220v
Watts 1500 3400 5000
Amp Draw 13 17 23
Power Input Nema 5-15 Nema 6-20 Nama L6-30 T
Water Connection Required - Drain hoses and water hookup lines are provided with all direct connect machines.
Drain Required - Open gravity drain of 1.25 inch I.D.
AutoSteam Capable - Machine supports some version of autosteam. A system that simplifies the milk steaming process. X X

 

Color Options

If you would like another color besides the default; black, please select it above. Below are the colors we have available free of charge. If you would like to get a machine custom colored please contact us directly

appia ii color options

Warranty Info

All of our espresso machines come standard with our 2 year manufacturer warranty.

We also sell additional dealer warranties which can be found above.

Water Info

The installation of a water softener is mandatory for all users that don't meet the required water specifications, failure to do so will void your warranty.
It is recommended to always add a water filter to your order if you do not have one already.


Replacement time of filters depends on the water and quantity of drinks being made (see estimating calculator).

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Common Questions and Answers

Q: What is the difference between volumetric and manual dosing in the Appia II Volumetric?

A: This model is a volumetric machine, meaning that its primary dosing function is automated. Users can just press one of the single or double buttons and let the machine automatically end the brew cycle.

But it isn’t necessarily easy to pull a shot with a different volume or timing specification on the fly with volumetric controls. That’s why this model’s manual dosing button is a bonus.

Pressing the manual dosing button will start extraction. The user can then decide exactly when extraction should end, pressing the manual button again to stop brewing.

Volumetric dosing gives baristas the opportunity to make an espresso shot they know will be as good as the last without even needing to watch it since the machine ends brewing at the correct volume.

Manual dosing, on the other hand, gives baristas the freedom to craft a custom-made shot anytime. This is an advantage especially to more experienced baristas who know exactly what they want from extraction.

Q: How do you use the bar pump gauge on the Appia II Volumetric to make better espresso?

A: The bar pump gauge will show you the pressure reading connected to the pump while you’re brewing espresso. If the pressure is not adequate (in most cases, if it’s not reaching about 9 bars), something is potentially off with your brew ratio.

Your brew ratio is essentially the amount of coffee you use for an espresso shot to the resulting liquid volume. 

So if you’re pulling shots and the pressure gauge is reading too low, you might need to add more coffee to your dose. Alternatively, you could try changing the fineness setting on your grinder as this can often be the source of the issue.

Q: What is pre-infusion and how does it work in the Appia II Volumetric?

A: Pre-infusion is an approach to espresso meant to open up the flavors as much as possible by letting the coffee bloom in the group.

In the Appia II, the coffee bed is fully saturated with a gentle stream of water before the pump is activated. This guarantees that the water will evenly reach all of the coffee particles, preventing channeling and fully extracting the flavors.

An uneven tamp is very easily mitigated by Nuova Simonelli’s soft infusion system. It will settle the coffee in the group head and ensure balanced saturation.

For these various reasons, pre-infusion is a feature you’ll see in many premium espresso machines. The beautifully developed flavor is mainly what baristas are after.

Q: Why is the Appia II Volumetric push-pull steam trigger easier to use than twist-turn steam triggers?

A: If you have wrist pain, whether related to carpal tunnel or any other ailment, the ability to push a switch instead of rotate your wrist can be huge.

Even if you don’t have any trouble with your wrists but you work long hours on an espresso machine, you may notice the difference.

The push-pull steam trigger on the Appia II has another benefit. You’ll be able to control the steam power with a gentle push of the trigger or turn it on and off in a snap.

Frothing milk can be tricky business. It’s easy to go overboard when aerating the milk. A more user-friendly steam trigger can help with this.

Extra Resources

Appia II Documents

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Nuova Simonelli Appia II vs Aurelia II

Nuova Simonelli Appia vs Musica

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Fantastic Machine!

We've been using this machine for over 2 years and are very satisfied.

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Brand New...Issues with order, water spout, and pressure gauge

The order was placed incorrectly (wrong color) and am still waiting for the backorder corrected color panels. The water spout drips for about 2 ounces after it stops, and the pressure gauge is faulty and needs to be replaced. I'm definitely NOT satisfied with this order.

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Fantastic Machine!

We've been using this machine for over 2 years and are very satisfied.

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Brand New...Issues with order, water spout, and pressure gauge

The order was placed incorrectly (wrong color) and am still waiting for the backorder corrected color panels. The water spout drips for about 2 ounces after it stops, and the pressure gauge is faulty and needs to be replaced. I'm definitely NOT satisfied with this order.