• Remove and safely discard all packaging and promotional materials and labels attached to the espresso machine.
  • Ensure that all parts and accessories are removed before discarding the packaging materials.
  • Remove the water tank located at the back of the machine and remove the plastic bag containing the water filter and water filter holder from inside it.
  • Clean the parts and accessories (water tank, portafilter, filter baskets, and milk jug) with warm water and gentle dish washing liquid then rinse and dry thoroughly.
  • Wipe the outer housing, bean hopper and drip tray with a soft damp cloth and dry thoroughly.
  • Remove the water filter and water filter holder from the plastic bag and soak the water filter in a cup of water for 5 minutes, rinsing with cold running water afterwards.
  • Wash the water filter holder with cold water, making sure that the stainless steel mesh is washed thoroughly.
  • Insert the water filter in between the two parts of the water filter holder and click them into place.
  • Set the Date Dial to 2 months. This is the average time between water filter changings. If the water being used is softened, very hard, or the espresso machine is used enough for more then one tank to be used per day, the Date Dial should be set to 1 month.
  • Align the base of the water filter holder with the adapter on the inside bottom of the water tank and push down firmly until locked into place.
  • Slide the water tank back into position at the back of the machine, ensuring that it locks into place.