Kobalto 1/3

The pleasure of a professionally prepared espresso coffee, aromatic steaming chocolate, or a delicious frothy cappuccino is just a push of a button away. The Kobalto 1/3 makes an authentic espresso and provides the perfect base for an extraordinary number of beverages. This is an extremely user-friendly machine, whether behind the bar for staff, or in self-service mode for the end customer. Exceptional performance, excellent drink quality, and ease of operation make it a wide-ranging machine with broad appeal. Between 8 and 16 selections can be customized, and the highest quality components support a heavy workload.

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The pleasure of a professionally prepared espresso coffee, aromatic steaming chocolate, or a delicious frothy cappuccino is just a push of a button away.

Earn $16,000 profit in your first two years.

Kobalto ROI


  • The Kobalto produces cafeĢ-quality espresso-based beverages using fresh whole bean coffee. It precisely tamps, pre-infuses, and extracts coffee all without the need for a trained barista.
  • The Kobalto allows the user to create a wide variety of specialty beverages including cappuccino, lattes, mochas, and more.
  • One coffee hopper and three soluble hoppers allow for versatility.
  • Between 8 and 16 selections can be easily customized using a wide range of ingredients: coffee beans, soluble coffee, fresh or powdered milk, chocolate, tea, etc.
  • Automatic coffee and soluble dosing result in a consistent beverage taste profile.
  • Produce up to 45 (20 oz.) drinks per hour or 120 espresso shots. Ideal for high-volume locations.
  • Flashing LED indicator lights and an easy-to-read LCD display guide the user through beverage selection and indicate the progress of the beverage preparation.
  • The Kobalto can be used in self-service mode or easily operated by any store staff member. No barista training required!
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  • Model: Kobalto 1/3 (66102)
  • Description: Super-Automatic Espresso Brewer that utilizes (1) coffee bean hopper and (3) soluble hoppers to create a variety of cafe-quality specialty beverages.
  • Dispense Capacity: 45 (20oz) drinks or 120 espresso shots
  • Dispense Volumes: 8 oz, 12 oz, 16 oz, or 20 oz
  • Number of Boilers: 2
  • Dimensions - Machine Closed (H x W x D): 37.5" x 18.5" x 22.75" (95cm x 47cm x 58cm)
  • Dimensions - Lid Open for Refilling (H x W x D): 40" x 18.5" x 22.75" (102cm x 47cm x 58cm)
  • Ship Dimensions (H x W x D): 42" x 30" x 22.5" (107cm x 76cm x 57cm)
  • Electrical: 120V / 240V / 20A / 1Ph
  • Ship Weight: 205 lbs. (93kg)
  • Plumbing: 3/4" female garden hose fitting to attach to water supply @ 10 to 100 psi
  • Available Accessories: Base Cabinet, Expanded Waste Capacity, Payment System Compatible, Cup Warmer


List Price: $12,197
Water filtration kit included with purchase.


Purity C500 Water Filter Starter Kit (250-00011): $491
Included with purchase of super automatic espresso machines. Kit includes filter, water test kit, and filter head with variable bypass adjustable to local water conditions.

Replacement Water Filter Cartridge (250-00012): $370
Replacement filter cartridge for Purity C500 water filter.

Cup Warmer (250-00016): $1,718
Cup warmer with 2 shelves. Will hold 40 standard espresso cups or 24 cappuccino cups. Dimensions: 19.6" H x 13" W x 15" D. Requires 120V / 60 Hz.

Installation Package (80598): $900*
Available for all super automatic espresso machines. The install, start, and adjust program includes limited installation, equipment inspection, equipment start-up, and operator training by a single person in locations 35 miles or less from a Grindmaster-Cecilware Authorized Service Center.

When installation is purchased with a machine, the unit will be shipped to the installer. The customer must provide the following for installation:

  1. Appropriate electric service within 4 feet of the machine’s location for electric hook-up including appropriate heavy duty grounded receptacle with its own breaker.
  2. Access to cold water with a minimum of 30 psi pressure with adequate shut-off valve within 6 feet of the machine’s location on units requiring water line hook-up.
  3. Adequate drain availability for flexible drain hose on units requiring water line hook-up.
  4. Adequate and appropriate space to position unit.

*Additional charges (i.e. removal of old equipment, work required to reach compliance with installation requirements above, travel time outside stated radius, or other expenses outside a normal installation situation) are the responsibility of the customer. Contact the factory for special Start and Adjust pricing for multiple units in one location.