Interesting new (to the US) entry to the prosumer espresso machine foray. E61 HX rotary machine with 3 liter reservoir, good sized 2 liter boiler AND direct plump at the flip of a lever with no modification or kit, cool. Drip tray also either or. (does take optional kit for plumped drip tray) See Home-Barista forum:http://www.home-barista.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=6BTW, 'taint no light weight. Silvia weighs in about 30#, Alex 72#! Kona Konnaisseur miKe mcKoffee URL to Rosto mods, FrankenFormer, some recipes etc:http://mdmint.home.comcast.net/coffee/Rosto_mod.htmUltimately the quest for Koffee Nirvana is a solitary path. To know I must first not know. And in knowing know I know not. Each Personal enlightenment found exploring the many divergent foot steps of Those who have gone before.