Astoria Compact 1 Group Semi-Automatic Espresso Machine - CKX Rotary
Created to provide a compact option to low-volume cafes, the CKX Rotary packs many of Astoria's commercial features into a machine sized for a small counter space. This machine implements Heat Exchanger technology which allows the barista to steam milk and pull shots at the same time. A simple crafted solution to space issues or low-volume settings, the Astoria CKX Rotary is a great option for those who don't want to give up quality when looking for a small machine.
The CKX Rotary is part of Astoria's Compact line. The benefits of the small footprint and water tank on the CKXE Vibration include increased counter space and mobility of the unit. Ideal for a small cafe wanting an espresso option, or for someone wanting a mobile espresso machine for catering events.
Direct Connect with Rotary Pump
The CKX Rotary includes a high grade rotary pump which operate more quietly than a standard vibratory pump. The ability to plug in allows you to never worry about water level.
|Model:||CKX Rotary Pump|
|Basket Size:||58 mm|
|Boiler:||2 L per|
|Electrical:||120 volts 60HZ / 1400 Watts / 11.7 Amps|
|Dimensions:||13" W x 18" D x 17" H|
|Warranty:||One Year Parts and 90 Days Service|
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