The Ascaso Dream Series Home Espresso Machines

Ascaso Dream Zero One PID Home Espresso Machines

 

Known to be emblematic within their home espresso machine line, Ascaso has the Dream Series. The Dream Series comprises the baseline model the Dream Zero, the midline model the Dream One and the top of the line model the Dream PID. The Dream espresso machines have a unique retro look that comes in a wide range of matte colours (black, anthracite, white, red, yellow, light blue, pistachio, and cream) or a hand polished chrome. 

 

 

 

DREAM ZERO

Starting with the baseline model the Dream Zero. The Dream Zero is great for beginner home baristas that are interested in getting into the world of making traditional espresso shots. 

Ascaso Dream Zero Light Blue
  

With all the settings preset into the espresso machine, the user can easily flick the switch to make their coffee without the hassle of programming the settings. The Dream Zero is a 1050W machine that also comes with:

  • A ø6mm easy foam steam wand
  • A brass ø57mm portafilter with a black handle 
  • A 100ºC coffee thermostat
  • A 165ºC safety steam thermostat
  • The pump pressure is set to 20atm 

In the accessories box that comes with the Dream Zero espresso machine includes:

  • 2 precision competition filters (for 1 coffee and 2 coffee)
  • 2 supercrema filters (for 1 coffee and 2 coffee) 
  • a precision competition filter for pods 
  • a weighted aluminium tamper 
  • ø57mm stainless steel portafilter with a black handle
  • a spoon  
  • an extra steam tip with one hole
Ascaso Dream Zero Accessories


The Ascaso Dream Zero has all the basic features needed to get started in the specialty beverage world, great for beginner baristas who want a traditional espresso machine without the extra features for a lower price.  

 

DREAM ONE

 Yellow Ascaso Dream One

Moving to the midline model, the Ascaso Dream One. The Dream One is a step higher than the Dream Zero. Similar to the Dream Zero, the Dream One is also a 1050W machine with features:

  • a stainless steel 360º multi-directional ø10mm steam wand and 
  • a stainless steel ø58mm portafilter with a black handle. 
  • As for the steam and coffee thermostat, it is electronically adjustable and 
  • The pump pressure is regulated by the OPV (overpressure valve). 

Some extra features that the Dream One has that the Zero does not have, include:

  • a manometer 
  • an external download tray 
  • ø58mm stainless steel portafilter with a black handle 
  • The hot water dispenser is independent from the coffee brew group. 

Within the accessories box that comes with the Dream One espresso machine, it includes:

  • 2 precision competition filters (for 1 coffee and 2 coffee)
  • 2 supercrema filters (for 1 coffee and 2 coffee)
  • a precision competition filter for pods
  • a blind filter
  • ø58mm stainless steel portafilter with a black handle
  • a weighted aluminium tamper
  • spoon

The Dream One is great for those who have some experience and want everything that the Dream Zero has to offer with some upgraded features. 

  

DREAM PID

White Ascaso Dream PID Home Espresso Machine

The top of the line model of the Dream Series is the Dream PID. The Ascaso Dream PID offers a total professional barista experience with fully programmable and customizable. 

The highlighting features of the PID are: 

  • total adjustable PID controls
  • externally adjustable OPV (overpressure valve)
  • volumetric control 
  • a high precision manometer 
  • a stainless steel heat resistant 360º steam wand, 
  • a thermal block cover to reduce energy consumption and increases thermal stability, 
  • an active cup warmer on top of the machine, 
  • the versatile version (the one we carry) allows the user to use both ESE coffee pods or ground coffee
  • The professional group is made from lead free brass
  •  ø58mm stainless steel portafilter with a wooden handle
  • Water tank light

The accessories box that comes with the Dream PID espresso machine, includes:

  • 2 precision competition filters (for 1 coffee and 2 coffee)
  • 2 supercrema filters (for 1 coffee and 2 coffee)
  • a precision competition filter for pods
  • a blind filter
  • ø58mm stainless steel portafilter with a wooden handle
  • a weighted aluminium tamper
  • spoon

The total adjustable electronic PID allows you to adjust the temperature, stand by mode, chronometer, pre-infusion. It gives you the ability to adjust and set your dose for small or large coffee. It also displays an error message for when a problem arises.

 


 

The Ascaso Dream Series are great home espresso machines that can fit into any kitchen or coffee set up. The Dream Zero is recommended for those who are beginners and looking to set their foot into the world of specialty coffee. The Dream One is recommended for those who have some experience and want upgraded features. The Dream PID is recommended for those who want the full professional barista experience at home with the programmable and customizable features. 


The Ascaso i-Mini i1 coffee grinder is a great companion to the Ascaso Dream espresso machines as they have the similar retro aesthetic and design. 


Other espresso machines in the Ascaso home line are: The Steel Series which include the Steel UNO and the Steel DUO (PID and non PID versions) and the Baby T Series that include the Baby T Zero and the Baby T Plus.

 

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