No descaling for up to 5000 cups*


    With Saeco's patented AquaClean water filter you don’t have to descale your espresso machine for up to 5000 cups*. You get up to 625 cups* of coffee made from pure, clear water from each filter.

    *Based on 8 filters replacement as indicated by the machine. Actual number of cups depends on selected coffee varieties, rinsing and cleaning patterns.


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    Follow the step-by-step instructions

    Installing your AquaClean filter

    Step 1

    During first time use your Saeco espresso machine will ask you if you want to activate the AquaClean filter. Activation will only take 2 minutes. Confirm with 'OK' to start. If you want to install the filter later on, select 'AquaClean' via the machine menu to start the activation.

    Activating your AquaClean filter

    Step 2

    Remove the filter from the packaging and shake the filter for 5 seconds.

    Removing your AquaClean filter from the packaging

    Step 3

    Immerse the AquaClean filter upside down in a jug with cold water and wait until no more air bubbles emerge. Remove the water tank from the machine and empty it.

    Removing the air from your AquaClean filter

    Step 4

    Insert the AquaClean filter vertically onto the filter connection of the empty water tank. Push the AquaClean filter to the lowest possible point. To guarantee the best performance, ensure the filter fits tightly and the seal is in the right position.

    Inserting your AquaClean filter

    Step 5

    Fill the water tank with fresh water up to the 'Max' level indication and replace it in the machine.

    Filling the water tank

    Step 6

    Insert the hot water dispensing spout into the machine and place a container under the hot water spout.

    Inserting the hot water dispensing spout

    Step 7

    Confirm the placement of the hot water spout and container. The machine begins dispensing water. The display will show a tick to confirm the activation is finished.

    Confirming the placement of the spout and container

    Step 8

    After correct installation, the 'AquaClean 100%' icon will be visible in the display.

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