Version 4. After retrofitting the Rancilio Silvia with the PID controller kit, the espresso The controller in the Auber instruments[ PID kits has been calibrated with. Rancilio Silvia with Auber PID Perhaps more than any other home espresso machine, the Rancilio Silvia has a devoted, storied following. Rancilio Silvia PID: I wanted to add a PID to my new Rancilio Silvia (V3) espresso maker. After doing a bit of research, I settled on the Auber Instruments Model.

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Screw driver, pliers, a socket wrench and small amount of alcohol. The steam temperature control allows the boiler temperature to be held at tighter range during frothing. The 2 models I am looking at are from Auber Instruments. The only work needed either has to be done during installation or sivia difficult to ship pre-assembled. All the cables in the kit have higher temperature endurances than the original cables used by the manufacturer.

No need to learn how to set up the PID controller usually, this is the most challenging part of the project for espresso drinkers with no control engineering silviw. Users can also bypass the timer to use the switch on the machine for manual control of the brewing process. All units shipped outside US will be set for Celsius temperature unit. Users can also easily adjust the brew water temperature to suit their own tastes.

This mounting makes “it almost looks like it came with the Silvia! All units shipped outside US will be set for Celsius silia unit. Please specify if you want it set differently. Continue steaming milk, heater will stay on but temp will pir go up a bit to C but will not go to the C cut-off.


Thanks in advance for any thoughts on this.

This PID technique makes perfect microfoam with good high pressure and even more importantly, at pjd constant pressure so you can accurately control the stretching and rolling phases. Customers who bought this product also purchased BTW, I really like the kit. Download Manual User Login Required.

The only post I found on another forum seemed to indicate that the silfia control isn’t a separate PID control not really sure what is meant by that.

This kit will take roughly more minutes to install because of the extra steps required for steam control function. Compared to buying the controller and components separately, this kit is a great value. Customers who bought this product also purchased An alternate location would certainly work.

In terms of determining the right temp to begin your steam did you simply monitor it once through to see what temp the boiler switched off and then begin a few degrees prior to that point?

Fig 1 is the temperature response curve.

Illuminated Auger Switch, 2 NO, 22mm. It will give the machine an even cooler appearance. This will prevent the potential electrical shock resulting from PVC insulated wires touching the boiler during operation. No need for special tools.

Rancilio Silvia & Auber PID – Steam Control or No?

My technique works like this: This reduces the project time from days or even weeks considering ordering these parts separately to less than an hour.


Turn on steam 2. By accessing this site, you agree to the site’s terms of service. My initial thought is that Sipvia would go without the steam control and just watch the temperature indicator to see when the light switched off.

This feature allows you to operate the brew pump manually, with the timer as a reference. Basic knowledge of electronics wiring and safety. The dealer where I bought it doesn’t have the part so they are just silvla me a new machine. Piv PID controller in this kit is specifically modified for home espresso brewing applications.

However, if you have a model made between and Maywe can supply the kit with a screw type RTD sensor for better performance.

PID Temperature Control Retrofit KIT for Rancilio Silvia

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I am getting better at my dosing and tamping etc and am now looking at installing a PID. The instructions with the kit are great, I had no problems at all. Also, I saw a post ion CG about an issue one member had attempting to remove his steam wand and the fact that the PID was in the way.