Breville Barista Max VCF126X


Make the perfect cup of coffee every time with the Breville Barista Max VCF126X coffee maker – the ultimate barista experience in the comfort of your own home.

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The Breville Barista Max VCF126X coffee maker is a premium espresso machine designed to make the perfect cup of coffee. It offers multiple features that allow you to easily personalize your coffee according to your taste, and also comes with a powerful built-in grinder that ensures freshly ground coffee every time.

The design of the Breville Barista Max VCF126X is sleek and modern, with a stainless steel exterior that adds a touch of elegance to any kitchen. It has a compact size, making it easy to maintain and store in small spaces, which also makes it suitable for small offices or apartments.

One of the best features of the Breville Barista Max VCF126X is its large LCD display. This display guides the user through the menu and coffee-making options, and also allows for easy adjustment of the grind size, shot volume, and temperature. The machine is designed to be user-friendly, and the display is simple and easy to navigate.

The espresso machine also comes with an integrated conical burr grinder that grinds coffee beans evenly and consistently. The user can choose between 30 different grind settings, which ensures that the coffee grounds are just the right texture for the type of coffee or espresso desired. The grinder also has a bean hopper that can hold up to 250g of beans, so you can enjoy fresh coffee without the need to refill too frequently.

Additionally, the Breville Barista Max VCF126X also includes an automatic steam wand that uses advanced technology to create microfoam, which is essential for creating latte art or creamy milk froth. The wand is controlled through the same user-friendly display mentioned earlier, which is convenient for those who are new to using an espresso machine.

Overall, the Breville Barista Max VCF126X is a versatile and high-quality espresso machine that is perfect for people who are passionate about their coffee. With its advanced features and user-friendly interface, this coffee maker will elevate your coffee experience, making every cup a perfect one.

Breville Barista Max VCF126X properties

Product name Breville Barista Max VCF126X
Brand Breville
Type Espresso Machines
Integrated No
Features Drip Tray, Removable Watertank, Thermal Blocks
Functions Adjustable Temperature on Heating Plate, Hot Water Dispenser
Filter Type Multiple Use
Brewing Pressure 15.0 bar
Integrated Coffee Grinder Yes
Integrated Milk Frother Yes
Capacity (milk carafe) 0.46 L
Capacity 2.8 L
Capacity (cups) 2 Cups
Material Stainless Steel
No. of Brewing Spouts 2
Colour Silver
Width 40.0 cm
Depth 36.6 cm
Height 44.0 cm
Weight 8.51 kg


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Frequently Asked Questions:

What are the steps to properly descaling my Breville Barista Max VCF126X coffee maker?

Here are the steps to properly descaling your Breville Barista Max VCF126X coffee maker:
1. Breville's website or instruction manual, locate the descaling solution recommended for your machine model and purchase it if needed. Turn off and unplug the coffee maker from the power source. Mix the descaling solution according to the instructions on the bottle or bag. You may need to shake or stir the solution before use. Carefully pour the descaling solution into the water tank of your Breville Barista Max VCF126X coffee maker, filling it about halfway. Be sure not to overfill the tank, as this could cause damage to the machine. Turn on the coffee maker and allow it to run through a full brewing cycle. This will flush out any buildup or calcium deposits in the machine's water reservoir and internal components. Once the brewing cycle is complete, turn off the coffee maker and unplug it from the power source. Check the water tank for any remaining descaling solution. If you find any leftover solution in the tank, simply pour out the remainder into a trash can or sink. Wipe down the exterior of your Breville Barista Max VCF126X coffee maker with a damp cloth to remove any residue or cleaning solution that may have accumulated during the descaling process.

How do I properly clean and maintain my Breville Barista Max VCF126X coffee maker to ensure optimal performance and longevity?

To keep your Breville Barista Max VCF126X coffee maker in top condition, it's important to perform regular cleaning and maintenance tasks. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to do it properly:

1. Daily Cleaning: After each use, rinse the filter basket and portafilter with hot water to remove any leftover coffee grounds or oils. Also, clean the drip tray and surrounding areas with a damp cloth. This will help prevent buildup of grime and bacteria. Deep Cleaning: Once a week, perform a deep cleaning of the machine. Fill the reservoir with equal parts water and white vinegar. Run a brew cycle, let it sit for 30 minutes, then run another brew cycle to rinse out the vinegar. This will help remove any mineral buildup in the machine's internal components, which can affect its performance over time. Clean the Water Tank: To prevent mold growth in the water tank, fill it with equal parts white vinegar and water, let it sit for a few hours or overnight, then rinse it out thoroughly before refilling it with fresh water. You should also clean the water tank every time you change the filter, which is recommended once every two months. Clean the Steam Wand: To prevent milk buildup in the steam wand, fill a tall glass with cold water and a few drops of dishwashing soap. Run the steam wand over the soapy water for a few seconds to clean it thoroughly. Rinse it out well afterwards and dry it completely before storing the machine. Calibrate the Machine: If your coffee starts tasting weaker or stronger than usual, it may be time to calibrate the machine. To do this, follow these steps: 1. Fill the reservoir with fresh water and place a cup under the spout. Press the "Menu" button until "Calibration" appears on the display. Follow the prompts to adjust the brew strength to your liking. Save your settings and run another brew cycle to ensure the machine has remembered them correctly. Store the Machine Properly: When not in use, make sure the machine is unplugged and stored in a dry, cool place. This will help prevent damage from moisture or dust. If you need to move it, be sure to carry it by the handles provided rather than lifting it by the top or sides of the machine.

"How do I properly clean the internal components of my Breville Barista Max VCF126X coffee maker?"

To thoroughly clean the internal components of your Breville Barista Max VCF126X coffee maker, please follow these steps:

1. Empty the used coffee grounds from the grind hopper and discard them in the trash or compost bin. Remove the water tank from the machine and rinse it thoroughly under running water. Pay close attention to the areas where mineral buildup may have occurred, such as around the filter basket. Fill the water tank with a mixture of equal parts white vinegar and water. Replace the tank on the machine and turn it on. Allow the brew cycle to complete, then turn off the coffee maker and let it sit for 15-30 minutes. After the soak period, run another full brew cycle with only water in the tank. This will help rinse out any remaining vinegar. Remove the grouphead (the part where the coffee exits the machine) by pulling it straight up and out of the machine. Rinse this component thoroughly under running water, paying close attention to the areas where mineral buildup may have occurred. Use a soft-bristled brush or toothbrush to gently clean any remaining residue from the grouphead, being careful not to scratch it. Rinse the grouphead again with water and replace it in the machine. Clean the milk frothing wand using hot water and a small amount of dish soap. Rinse thoroughly and allow to air dry before placing it back into its holder on the machine. For additional cleaning, you can also run a descaling solution through your machine according to the manufacturer's instructions. Finally, wipe down any exterior surfaces of the coffee maker with a damp cloth and allow it to air dry before using again. Remember to always refer to your user manual for specific cleaning instructions and maintenance schedules, as these may vary based on the model of your Breville Barista Max VCF126X coffee maker.

"How do I properly clean the milk frother on my Breville Barista Max VCF126X coffee maker?"

Cleaning the milk frother on your Breville Barista Max VCF126X coffee maker is a simple process that should be done after each use to ensure proper hygiene and prolong the life of the appliance. Here are the steps you should follow:

1. Once you have finished frothing your milk, turn off the frother and remove the whisk from the jug. Rinse the whisk under running water to remove any remaining milk or foam. Fill the frother jug with a small amount of water - enough to cover the bottom and sides of the jug. You can also use a cleaning solution designed for coffee makers, if you prefer. Place the whisk back into the jug and turn on the frother. Let it run at maximum power for around 10 seconds. This will help to remove any remaining milk residue from inside the jug and heating element. Turn off the frother and discard the water or cleaning solution in the jug. Rinse the jug thoroughly with clean water to remove any remaining soap or cleaning residue. Once the jug is empty, place it back onto the frother base and turn on the appliance. Let it run for around 30 seconds to ensure that any remaining moisture inside the jug has evaporated. After this, wipe down the outside of the jug and whisk with a clean cloth or sponge. Pay particular attention to the heating element, as this can attract dirt and grime over time. Store the frother in a dry place away from direct sunlight or moisture. This will help to prevent the build-up of mould or bacteria inside the jug. By following these simple steps, you should be able to keep your Breville Barista Max VCF126X coffee maker's milk frother clean and hygienic for many years to come.

What type of coffee maker is the best?

If you're wondering what type of espresso machine will suit your kitchen and you don't know what to decide on. In particular, you want to learn the pros and cons of integrated espresso machines and stand alone free-standing coffee makers - please to read this article where we explain this topic and help to to decide. We also explain is is worth to use a simple capsule machines also knowns as pod-machines.

What functions does Breville Barista Max VCF126X have?

Coffee machines can give us many additional functions. We have no information about added features on this device, so if you want to know what you can get from it please ask the manufacturer. If you want to check out some options in other coffee machines click here.

What is the pressure in Breville Barista Max VCF126X?

Do you know how the brewing pressure affects the taste and aroma of coffee brewed in Breville Barista Max VCF126X? Some people think that the pressure in the coffee machine is of colossal importance in the preparation of coffee, but there are still lovers of coffee brewed in teas. So what does it matter? Do you want to know what is important when brewing coffee? Read our article.

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