Cheers guys. Ran a couple of blind filter tests and seem to be hitting just into the third green bar of pressure consistently. So, is that maxing just over 10 bar, i’m not sure? With a steam pre-infusion i’m seeing just under 3bar (set to 140c steam) and then peaking at around 10.25 bar. Never anywhere around the 9 bar mark, how does that seem? I have one question which would help me further. When timing. lets say an 18gm shot, 3 secs pump time, 8 secs pre-infusion i’d be looking for around 33-38gm out in around 30secs, initially assuming grind and prep are fair, yes? Is this time inclusive of the pump AND pre-infusion time separately (ie 11 secs) or does the pre-infusion incorporate the pump time at 8 secs? Either way, am i then looking at a further 30 secs on top to give me my dose OR does the 30 secs run from the initial button press?
Hope this is understandable as ive just read it back and i’m still confused? Do i pull for 30 secs all in, 38 secs all in or 41 secs all in and hope for 33-38gm out in or around whichever time is the correct one???
Go on, answer me that 😆, i’m still at step 1, get my tamp sorted. I think my 57mm tamper isn’t helping …. am i right in thinking its 58.4 or a tad more for vst baskets? Ive been away from my MaraX for too long, just cant remember.
Thanks for all the help, shouldn’t be too far off a decent pull …. pressure seems a problem though.