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Date: 14 Jul 2007 23:46:45
From:
Subject: What could be wrong with a working HX machine?
I am looking at a Brugnetti Simona Top (http://www.coffeegeek.com/
reviews/commercial/simona/latest) of one of my friends, who said it
wasn't working. It seems to be working fine except that the machine
will produce a low pitched beep while it is pumping during a shot.
It's not the low water level warning for the reservoir as that works
just fine and produces a higher pitched beep (and stops the pump).

Temps and pressure are fine. I drained out the boiler (which flushed
out some calcium carbonate) and the auto refill worked OK.

It is the automatic (volumetric) version.

Can anyone advise me as to what the low pitched warning beep might be
trying to indicate?
Could it just be the volumetric control is faulty?

Greg





 
Date: 10 Aug 2007 02:51:02
From:
Subject: Re: What could be wrong with a working HX machine?
On Jul 29, 7:25 pm, kaan...@hotmail.com wrote:
> Well, after multiple descales, the machines still beeps so I guess it
> has to be the electronics.

I have been dealing with a leaky solenoid valve, on a Brugnetti Simona
Aurora, do you know of anyone who services or provides parts for these
machines?




 
Date: 29 Jul 2007 17:25:13
From:
Subject: Re: What could be wrong with a working HX machine?
Well, after multiple descales, the machines still beeps so I guess it
has to be the electronics.




 
Date: 15 Jul 2007 22:05:21
From:
Subject: Re: What could be wrong with a working HX machine?
On Jul 16, 2:54 pm, jesa...@gmail.com wrote:
> I think some flowmeter/control boxes may beep if it thinks there is a
> low flow condition. Have you descaled?

Not yet. The machine has had minimal maintenance (there was enough
gunk between the showerscreen and grouphead + in the PF that I could
have made a few cups of instant coffee) so I doubt it has ever been
descaled over its 7 year lifetime.

Thanks for the suggestion

Greg



 
Date: 16 Jul 2007 04:54:35
From:
Subject: Re: What could be wrong with a working HX machine?
On Jul 15, 10:23 pm, "Dan Bollinger"
<danNObollin...@insightSPAMbb.com > wrote:
> Hmm... Sounds like you shifted it into reverse gear! :) Time to contact the
> mfgr. Let us know what you find out. Dan
>
> > Hi Dan,
>
> > The beeping starts after about 10 seconds of pumpingand will then beep
> > about once per second after that until the pump is stopped. It takes
> > the same time to start beeping whether there is no PF in the grouphead
> > or if there is a PF with a blind filter installed.
>
> > Thanks
> > Greg

I think some flowmeter/control boxes may beep if it thinks there is a
low flow condition. Have you descaled?



 
Date: 15 Jul 2007 16:53:43
From:
Subject: Re: What could be wrong with a working HX machine?
On Jul 15, 10:41 pm, "Dan Bollinger"
<danNObollin...@insightSPAMbb.com > wrote:
> Perhaps it is simply counting shots? Does the beep go away if you pour a single
> shot? Do you get two beeps if you select a triple?
>
> Dan

Hi Dan,

The beeping starts after about 10 seconds of pumpingand will then beep
about once per second after that until the pump is stopped. It takes
the same time to start beeping whether there is no PF in the grouphead
or if there is a PF with a blind filter installed.

Thanks
Greg



  
Date: 15 Jul 2007 22:23:54
From: Dan Bollinger
Subject: Re: What could be wrong with a working HX machine?
Hmm... Sounds like you shifted it into reverse gear! :) Time to contact the
mfgr. Let us know what you find out. Dan


> Hi Dan,
>
> The beeping starts after about 10 seconds of pumpingand will then beep
> about once per second after that until the pump is stopped. It takes
> the same time to start beeping whether there is no PF in the grouphead
> or if there is a PF with a blind filter installed.
>
> Thanks
> Greg
>



 
Date: 15 Jul 2007 08:41:53
From: Dan Bollinger
Subject: Re: What could be wrong with a working HX machine?
Perhaps it is simply counting shots? Does the beep go away if you pour a single
shot? Do you get two beeps if you select a triple?

Dan

<kaanage@hotmail.com > wrote in message
news:1184482005.796582.104070@z28g2000prd.googlegroups.com...
>I am looking at a Brugnetti Simona Top (http://www.coffeegeek.com/
> reviews/commercial/simona/latest) of one of my friends, who said it
> wasn't working. It seems to be working fine except that the machine
> will produce a low pitched beep while it is pumping during a shot.
> It's not the low water level warning for the reservoir as that works
> just fine and produces a higher pitched beep (and stops the pump).
>
> Temps and pressure are fine. I drained out the boiler (which flushed
> out some calcium carbonate) and the auto refill worked OK.
>
> It is the automatic (volumetric) version.
>
> Can anyone advise me as to what the low pitched warning beep might be
> trying to indicate?
> Could it just be the volumetric control is faulty?
>
> Greg
>