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