Strikingly elegant and less than 10 inches square, our latest groundbreaking machine produces café quality espresso at home via the revolutionary iperEspresso capsule .
The new Francis Francis Y1 is an espresso machine quite unlike any other: elegantly minimalist yet substantial, with a compact 9.5-inch square base fashioned from tempered glass and brushed aluminum.
The Y1’s small footprint belies illy’s revolutionary iperEspresso system which produces a delightfully aromatic, full-bodied yet remarkably smooth espresso with velvety crema—a perfectly extracted cup at the touch of a button. Simply place an iperEspresso capsule inside the Y1’s mini tower (less than 11 inches tall), press start, and enjoy authentic, flawless Italian espresso in just seconds:
Countertop-challenged city dwellers, modern design enthusiasts, and anyone passionate about fine coffee and illy’s world-renowned quality: your new espresso machine has arrived.
- Sturdy aluminum casing with tempered glass cup holder
- Measures a compact 9.45”w x 9.45”d x 10.83”h 16.5lbs
- Pump pressure: 19 bars
- Works exclusively with illy iperEspresso capsules
- Automatic ejection of used capsules into side compartment
- Manual shut off enables control of cup volume
- Removable water tank for easy refilling
- Height-adjustable cup drip tray accommodates a variety of cup sizes
The Y1 is available for purchase at www.illyusa.com