he Gaggia Classic Espresso Machine is a traditional Italian espresso machine designed for traditional production of espresso and cappuccino beverages. The Gaggia Classic is built using decades of Gaggia technology and expertise. Creamy delicious espresso is guaranteed with the high pressure 17.5 bar pump and high wattage 1425w boiler system. The standard 58mm filter basket is great for espresso preparation and the heavy duty port filter insures you will feel like a true barista. The Gaggia Classic also offers a 3 way solinoid valve allowing for quick pressure release from the group head each time a shot is pulled. This function allows the port filter to be removed and the next shot to be pulled immediately. The port filter built from heavy grade marine brass with chrome plating allows for second to none temperature stability. Pods and pre ground espresso can be used for this unit.