If you’ve ever wanted a cup of espresso at the touch of a button, with no fuss and no muss, then look towards either the Jura Ena Micro 1 or the Jura Ena Micro 9. Both are streamlined machines meant to take the confusion out of home brewed specialty drinks.
To help you decide if the Jura Ena Micro 1 or the Jura Ena Micro 9 is right for you, we’ve compared the two espresso machines in the categories of. We then offer a recommendation.
The Jura Ena Micro 1 and the Jura Ena Micro 9 have a 15 bar pump and boast of a thermoblock heating element that allows you to preheat either machine for less than 60 seconds to in order to brew your drink.
The Jura Ena Micro 1 is able to create coffee, espresso or ristretto while the Jura Ena Micro 9 is able to make coffee, espresso, ristretto and cappuccino.
There are three individually programmable specialties available with the Jura Ena Micro 1 but five specialities available with the Jura Ena Micro 9.
The Jura Ena Micro 1 and the Jura Ena Micro 9 both have auto rinse cycles as well as cleaning cycles so that you can easily maintain either machine.
If you’re into froth, then both the Jura Ena Micro 1 and the Jura Ena Micro 9 will suit you as both espresso machines have a system that is able to create frothy and foamy drinks.
The Jura Ena Micro 1 has three coffee strengths: mild, normal and strong while the Jura Ena Micro 9 only has two coffee strengths: normal and strong.
The display for the Jura Ena Micro 1 uses a symbol display while the Jura Ena Micro 9 has a plain text display.
The Jura Ena Micro 1 has three buttons to decide on a size and then two other symbols to choose the aroma level.
The Jura Ena Micro 9 is a bit more complex as it has a dial to help you select which drink to choose from, but is still simple enough for anyone to use without confusion.
Bothe the Jura Ena Micro 1 and the Jura Ena Micro 9 have an energy saving mode so that when either machine is not in use it will automatically shut off.
The water tank for both the Jura Ena Micro 1 and the Jura Ena Micro 9 is 1.1 liters and the capacity of the bean container is 125 grams for both.
The Jura Ena Micro 1 and the Jura Ena Micro 9 have the same physical footprint. They both measure 9.1 inches x 12.7 inches x 17.5 inches.
The height-adjustable coffee spout can go between 58 to 141 mm for the Jura Ena Micro 1 while the Jura Ena Micro 9 can be adjusted between 55 to 138 mm.
The Jura Ena Micro 1 and the Jura Ena Micro 9 can seem like very similar products, but when you look at their prices, you’ll notice a very stark difference. The Jura Ena Micro 9 is a whopping $400 more than the Jura Ena Micro 1.
Is it worth it? If you’re an espresso purist, you might think so, but to the average coffee drinker, the Jura Ena Micro 1 does just fine in delivering a delicious cup of coffee or espresso.
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