Synesso is a reliable company that produces a reliable product. Respectively, our stainless steel frames, group tops, trays, steam and brew tanks are all cut, formed and welded by a local dedicated team of artisans. Sub-assembly, build, test, and fit & finish all happen here at our facility. Beyond the control we maintain over manufacturing of our machines, we strive to continually develop sophisticated, cutting- edge innovations while making sure we offer a fluid and intuitive interface. This process of hand crafting and continual research and development is all motivated by one goal – to give every customer the very best we have to offer. This never becomes a fixed state where we rest on our laurels. As we develop new and better technologies, systems and solutions, we adopt and share them as soon as they are adequately tested. Below is a list of what we have perfected, so far.
With so many variables constantly at play in the art of making espresso, the ability to regulate any of these aspects becomes a key factor in creating a repeatable shot recipe. Synesso has an industry leading heat and water system with maximum stability, and minimal loss, which results in a system that varies no more than 0.75˚ at any given time in the brew cycle- regardless of how busy you get. Say goodbye to temperature surfing.
This critical feature is included as an integral part of every Synesso.
Pre-infusion has become a commonly used tool in espresso making. By saturating the puck of espresso grounds, the espresso extracts more evenly, and reduces the negative impact of channeling. The Synesso technology includes programmable Pre-infusion time per group.
The option to pre-infuse is included on every Synesso model.
Volumetric refers to the ability to program a specific amount of water to run through the portafilter for each use. Our volumetric machines come with 6 programmable settings for different volumes. This function alleviates baristas’ worry about turning a shot off, and it can increase repeatability of brew parameters.
Volumetrics are available on our MVP and MVP Hydra models.
Pressure profiling can be a great tool to aid in finding your perfect shot of espresso. Synesso’s technology drives four stages of pressure changes ( we call this “Ramping”) that you can set to dial in the acids, sugars, and texture of your coffees. Using these stages allows far greater command of an espresso shot, and affords the user the ability to fine tune to any particular roast profile. The Synesso system uniquely facilitates repeatability in a high volume setting.
How does our 4-Stage Pressure Ramping work?
Stage 1– Soft, even, full saturation of the coffee. (Set with an in-line pressure regulator to gently swell the puck at low pressure, approximately 4-7 seconds)
Stage 2– Slow, gentle ramp from pre-infusion pressure to 7.5 bar in order to begin an even extraction. (Bypass water to lessen pressure& slowly increase, approximately 2 seconds)
Stage 3– Extraction (Closing off of bypass water for full brew pressure at 9 bar, approximately 14 seconds)
Stage 4– Last push of extraction with a gradual decrease of pressure, allowing the final notes of the espresso to come through. (Opening the bypass again to gently decrease the amount of water pushing through the puck , approximately 4 seconds)
To engage in the highest level of the craft of espresso making, you may want the ability to use every tool we have to offer. You know you need the capability to pressure profile and you want the option to run shots with volumetric settings, but you know your baristas & coffee program would benefit from a manual group head or two as well. We can help you create the exact machine you want. The MVP Hydra makes this vision a reality.
If you're looking for a way to further individualize your machine or tie it in more directly with your unique cafe, roastery, or lab design, we have a full spectrum of colors available for powder coating. We partner with a local company who specializes in the technique, and we use RAL values to assist the selection process. Below are some sample color tiles, and images of machines we have customized in the past, but you can also refer to this RAL List for more options and inspiration. *Please keep in mind that appearance of colors may differ on various screens*Learn More
Synesso offers four choices of hand crafted wood accents, compatible with any of our machines. Steam actuators, portafilter handles, brew handles (for manual machines), and a tamper are included in the complete kit. Reg Barber, in nearby Penticton B.C., carves, shapes and seals these beautiful accessories for us, and they add a warm touch to any stainless steel or powder coated machine. This is one more way to make your machine a perfect fit for your select application.Learn More