La Marzocco GB5 Coffee Machine

A staple or cafes and restaurants globally

Originally released in 2005 and named after Piero Bambi’s wife, Giovanna Bambi, this Italian coffee machine the GB5 is known for its elegant engineering and superior temperature control. This stylish piece of coffee equipment is focused on sophistication, combining style and high end technology for superior functionality in high volume settings including busy cafes, restaurants and hospitality venues.

Technical Specifications: La Marzocco GB5

The GB5 is equipped with a CPU board and has been designed for uniquely precise temperature control. Combining gracious lines and harmonious curves with powerful technological advancements, the GB5 is in line with the classic La Marzocco design and aesthetics. This coffee machine from La Marzocco is an understated companion to any coffee bar.

Its unrivaled temperature stability provides steady brew water and steam even at the peak of your morning rush. The GB5 has redefined the standard for temperature stability in modern espresso equipment in light of “PID” technology. The PID controller allows more efficient and stable regulation of energy and Baristas are able to now adjust the brew boiler temperature to a precise numerical value using a keypad rather than needing to remove machine panels.

La Marzocco GB5 3 Group

la marzocco gb5 3 group coffee machine

Voltage: 220V / Single Phase
Power: 4800W / 1 x 32 Amp Plug
Boiler Capacity: 11 litre
Dimensions: 950mm (W) x 622mm (D) x 475mm (H)
Net Weight: 74kg
Material: Stainless Steel
Connection: To water mains and rotary pump

La Marzocco GB5 2 Group

la marzocco gb5 2 group coffee machine

Voltage: 220V / Single Phase
Power: 3600W / 1 x 20 Amp Plug
Boiler Capacity: 7 litre
Dimensions: 750mm (W) x 622mm (D) x 475mm (H)
Net Weight: 62kg
Material: Stainless Steel
Connection: To water mains and rotary pump

Features & Benefits of La Marzocco GB5

The GB5 coffee machine is ahead of the game in engineering with saturated groups that ensure thermal stability when you are busy, dual boiler system, dual pid (coffee and steam), insulated boilers that reduce energy consumption, LCD Display with shot timers, programmable volumetric controls, ruby flow restrictors that restrict scale formation and erosion and a pre-heating system which helps with increased productivity.

The GB5 has an auto back flush program which allows for automatic and streamlined cleaning. Always clean your machine to manufacturers instructions and ensure you have a preventative maintenance servicing schedule in place.

La Marzocco GB5 FAQs

The La Marzocco GB5 is a highly regarded commercial espresso machine designed for specialty coffee shops, cafes, and restaurants. It combines precision engineering, advanced technology, and elegant design to deliver exceptional performance and consistent espresso extraction.

The GB5 boasts advanced features such as PID temperature control, saturated group heads for thermal stability, volumetric dosing, pre-infusion, and customizable pressure profiles, empowering baristas to achieve precise control over the coffee brewing process.

The GB5 series offers different models, including 2-group and 3-group configurations, providing options to cater to various volume requirements and space constraints.

PID temperature control ensures precise and consistent water temperature throughout the brewing process, resulting in optimal extraction and consistently delicious espresso shots.

The saturated group heads maintain stable water temperature, offering thermal equilibrium to the coffee grounds during extraction. This contributes to enhanced flavour and eliminates temperature fluctuations.

Yes, the GB5 is equipped with volumetric dosing functionality, enabling baristas to program specific water volumes for different espresso shot sizes, streamlining the brewing process and ensuring shot consistency.

Pre-infusion is the process of wetting the coffee grounds before full extraction begins, allowing for even extraction and blooming of the coffee. The GB5 provides programmable pre-infusion times and pressures, offering customization options for perfecting the extraction.

Yes, the GB5 offers customizable pressure profiles, allowing baristas to experiment with different pressure curves during extraction, which can lead to unique flavour profiles and optimal coffee extraction.

Absolutely! The GB5’s robust build, reliable performance, and ability to handle multiple simultaneous extractions make it a preferred choice for busy specialty coffee shops and commercial establishments.

Proper cleaning and regular maintenance are essential for the longevity and optimal performance of the GB5. The machine’s user manual provides detailed instructions on cleaning procedures, and regular maintenance by trained professionals is crucial.

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