unfortunately it is not going to see the light of day in 2018
this is the result getting pushed down the queue for development resource by much more influential customers than ourselves, namely Subway and more recently Nestle - this is just a fact of commercial life; there is nothing much i can do about it and i would do the same if the roles were reversed
i am happy to report that we now have development resource working on it and it is an exciting project given that we are forging an all new 58mm spring lever group in England
I know the L-C has not been released yet, but is it worth waiting for Londinium Compact instead of getting L-R?
I’m a sole coffee drinker (2-4 cups a day) that alternates between espresso and flat whites, so steam wand is still needed. Quiet warm up is a must (I don’t want to be woken up by a cold machine!) and I have no doubts about a quality in the cup :).
this question comes up quite a bit. they are vastly different machines so i think it will be fairly easy for you to decide. the LC will be a stripped back direct fill machine without a hot water tap or elevated pre-infusion. it will be less than half the price of the LR