Lexmark MS310 Manual

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Fuses Only install fuses that have been tested and approved by Mercedes-Benz and that have the specified amperage rat- ing. Im stuck on the mocha recipe but sometimes eliminate the coffee. The Network SE menu contains advanced network menu tools. Have the cause determined and remedied by an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center. Tire pressure ChecK tires! Avoid spinning of a drive wheel for an extended period with the ESP switched off. Try some of the strawberry recipes on the nutrition.

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Recovery only available on non-eTask printers. This mode will allow the printer to boot Press and hold 2, 7 and 8. The Network SE menu contains advanced network menu tools. Changing the settings within MSde For a complete list of these menus, consult the Service Manual for the printer.

The Diagnostics Menu contains Only available for printers Turn off the printer. Press and hold 6 and 7. Allows print operations to be used even Turn on the printer. Indicator Light Determine the status of the printer. Opens the Fax menu and sends a fax.

E-mail Opens the E-mail menu and sends an e-mail. Copy Opens the Copy menu and makes copies. Imaging Unit like its predecessors E Series. Below the table, explanations are provided for the headings and options listed in each column. Change the settings as desired. Below is an overview of these changes. The types of errors that could auto reboot include: The table below outlines the behavior for this printer series and may not apply to other models of the same code.

In the event that a new firmware update causes problems in the printer, the administrator or customer can roll the printer back to a previous state. When a new Controller Board is installed, the Lexmark default eSF applications and settings are loaded. The best practice is for an administrator to have their eSF applications and settings backed up prior to encountering a problem. If the Web page cannot be accessed, or an error persists despite trying to boot in Invalid Engine code mode, then there is no way to backup the eSF apps.

Make the customer aware of this. Before aligning the Printhead electronically, first mechanically align it. The printer series not mentioned does not have this FRU part. There are at least nine parts to be removed and important instructions to be followed closely upon installation.

If you must use one of the components listed above as a method of troubleshooting, boot the printer into Diagnostic mode only. Before inserting or removing a cable from these connectors, read this entire section carefully to avoid damaging the connector or cable. When installing the cable, check the locking actuator to ensure it is in the unlocked position. The tabs on the ends of the actuator are vertical when the actuator is unlocked.

The cable is inserted horizontally into the connector. Check the actuator to verify it is in the open position. Insert the cable into the ZIF connector with the contacts facing downward and away from the locking actuator. When the vehicle is in danger of skidding, move selector lever to position N.

The trunk is the preferred place to carry ob- jects. Driving abroad Abroad, there is a widely-spread Mercedes-Benz service network at your disposal. If you plan to drive into areas which are not listed in the index of your Mercedes-Benz Center directory, you should request pertinent information from your authorized Mercedes-Benz Center. Refer to the radio transmitter operation in- structions regarding use of an external an- tenna. Catalytic converter Your Mercedes-Benz is equipped with monolithic type catalytic converters, an important element in conjunction with the oxygen sensors to achieve substantial con- trol of the pollutants in the exhaust emis- sions.

Mercedes-Benz Center authorized techni- cians. Engine adjustments should not be altered in any way.

Moreover, the specified service jobs must be carried out regularly according to Mercedes-Benz servicing re- quirements. For details refer to the Service Booklet.

At the gas station Warning! Gasoline is highly flammable and poisonous. It burns violently and can cause serious inju- ry. Whenever you are around gasoline, avoid inhaling fumes and skin contact, extinguish all smoking materials. Never allow sparks, flame or smoking materials near gasoline!

The fuel filler flap is located on the right-hand side of the vehicle towards the rear. Engine compartment Hood Warning! Do not pull the release lever while the vehi- cle is in motion. Otherwise the hood could be forced open by passing air flow.

Opening 1 Hood release Pull lever 1 downwards. The hood is unlocked. To avoid damage to the windshield wip- ers or hood, never open the hood if the wiper arms are folded forward away Operation Engine compartment Warning! If you see flames or smoke coming from the engine compartment, or if the coolant tem- perature gauge indicates that the engine is overheated, do not open the hood.

Move away from the vehicle and do not open the hood until the engine has cooled. Avoid environmental damage caused by oil entering the ground or water. Excessive oil must be siphoned or drained off. It could cause damage to the engine and catalytic converter not covered by the Mercedes-Benz Limited Warranty. Screw the cap back on the filler neck. The transmission fluid level does not need to be checked.

If you notice transmission fluid loss or gear shifting malfunctions, have an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center check the automatic transmission. In order to avoid any possibly serious burns: Use extreme caution when opening the hood if there are any signs of steam or coolant leaking from the cooling system, or if the coolant temperature gauge indi- cates that the coolant is overheated.

When replacing batteries, always use bat- teries approved by Mercedes-Benz. If you do not intend to operate your vehicle for an extended period of time, consult an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center about steps you need to observe. Windshield washer system and headlamp cleaning system Fluid for the windshield washer system and the headlamp cleaning system is supplied from the windshield washer reservoir.

It has a capacity of approx. When replacing rims, only use genuine Mercedes-Benz wheel bolts specified for the particular rim type. Failure to do so can re- sult in the bolts loosening and may lead to an accident.

Life of tires The service life of a tire is dependent upon various factors including but not limited to: Driving style Tire pressure Distance driven Warning! Tires and spare tire should be replaced after six years, independently of the remaining tread. Operation Tires and wheels Regularly check your tire pressure at inter- vals of no more than 14 days.

Tire pressure changes by approximately 1. Keep this in mind when checking tire pressure where the temperature is different from the outside temperature. Follow recommend tire pressures.

Do not overinflate tires. Overinflating tires can result in sudden deflation blowout be- cause they are more likely to become punc- tured or damaged by road debris, potholes etc. Do not underinflate tires. Underinflated tires wear unevenly, adversely affect handling and fuel economy, and are more likely to fail from being overheated. Have the tightening torque checked after changing a wheel. Wheels could become loose if not tightened with a torque of 96 ft.

Only use genuine Mercedes-Benz wheel bolts specified for your vehicle's rims. Winter driving Before the onset of winter have your vehi- cle winterized at an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center.

This service in- cludes: Check of anticorrosion and antifreeze concentration. Addition of cleaning concentrate to the water of the windshield and headlamp cleaning system. Chains should only be used on the rear wheels. Follow the manufacturer's mounting instructions. Only use snow chains that are ap- proved by Mercedes-Benz.

Your autho- rized Mercedes-Benz Center will be glad to advise you on this subject. Use of snow chains is not permissible If you have exceeded the suggested ser- vice term, you will see the following mes- sage in the tachometer display field: Service A exceeded by xx days Service A exceeded by xx miles km The Mercedes-Benz Center will reset the service indicator following a completed service. Resetting the service indicator In the event that the service on your vehi- cle is not carried out by an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center, you can reset the service indicator yourself.

The standard display of the control sys- tem appears page Post-production treatment is neither necessary nor recommended by Mercedes-Benz because of the possibility of incompatibility between materials used in the production process and others ap- plied later. Vehicle washing Do not use hot water or wash your vehicle in direct sunlight.

Only use a mild car wash detergent, such as Mercedes-Benz ap- proved Car Shampoo. Thoroughly spray the vehicle with a dif- fused jet of water. Direct only a very weak spray towards the ventilation intake. To prevent scratches, never apply strong force and only use a soft, non-scratchy cloth when cleaning the sensor.

Mercedes-Benz approved Wheel Care should be used for regular cleaning of the light alloy wheels. If possible, clean wheels once a week with Mercedes-Benz approved Wheel Care, us- ing a soft bristle brush and a strong spray of water. Follow instructions on container. Operation Vehicle care Steering wheel and gear selector lever Wipe with a damp cloth and dry thoroughly or clean with Mercedes-Benz approved Leather Care.

Cup holder Use a gentle dishwashing detergent or mild detergent for delicate fabrics as a washing solution. Wipe with a cloth moist- ened in lukewarm solution. Practical hints What to do if … Where will I find? Suggested solution Turn the ESP back on page If the ESP cannot be turned back on, have the system checked at an autho- rized Mercedes-Benz Center as soon as possible.

During take-off apply as little throttle as possible. Continue driving with added caution. Wheels may lock during hard braking, reducing steering capability. Have the system checked at an autho- rized Mercedes-Benz Center as soon as possible. Failure to follow these instructions in- creases the risk of an accident. For your safety, we strongly recommend that you visit an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center immedi- ately to have the system checked; otherwise the SRS may not be activated when needed in an accident, which could result in serious Read and observe messages in the display page Carefully stop the vehicle and notify an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center.

Do not add brake fluid! This will not solve the problem. If you find that the brake fluid in the Have the cooling system checked. Avoid high engine loads e. Stop as soon as possible and allow the engine and coolant to cool down.

Attempt to raise the roll bar manually. Have the roll bar checked by an au- thorized Mercedes-Benz Center. Refuel at the next gas station page Check the fuel cap page Suggested solution Have the vehicle checked as soon as possible by an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center. An on-board diagnostic connector is used by the service station to link the vehicle to the shop diagnostics sys- tem. It allows the accurate identifica All messages contain important information which should be taken note of and, where a malfunction is indicated, addressed as soon as possible at an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center.

Failure to repair condition noted may cause damage not covered by the Mercedes-Benz Limited Warranty, or result in property dam- age or personal injury. Visit an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center as soon as possible. Stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do Press the vehicle level control button to se- lect level 2 page Mercedes-Benz Center as soon as possible.

The SBC brake system is still Failure to follow these instructions increases the functioning normally but without risk of accident. If the ESP message does not go out: You have turned off the engine Place the selector lever in position P.

Practical hints What to do if … Continue driving with added caution. Stop the vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so. Stop immediately and check the poly-V-belt. If it is broken Do not continue to drive. Notify an autho- rized Mercedes-Benz Center. If it is in order Drive immediately to the nearest autho- rized Mercedes-Benz Center.

Adjust driv- ing to be consistent with reduced braking responsiveness. Have the brake pads replaced as soon as possible. Do not drive any further. Stop the vehicle and notify an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center.

Significantly greater force must be applied to the brake pedal. Call for roadside assistance. There is insufficient brake fluid in the reservoir.

Visit an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center immediately. Adjust driving to be consistent with reduced braking responsiveness. Driving while these messages are displayed can result in an accident. Have your brake system checked immediately. The brake system is overheated due to an excessive load on the brakes. The message disappears when sufficient voltage is available.

Change the position of the card in the vehi- cle. Operate the vehicle with the key if neces- sary. Take the card out of the vehicle.

Practical hints What to do if … Left display Right display Chip card! You are driving with the parking brake set. Insert key in the starter switch. Do not ignore the low engine coolant level warning. Extended driving with this message and symbol displayed may cause serious engine damage not covered by the Mercedes-Benz Limited Warranty.

Close the trunk lid. You could otherwise damage the engine. If it is broken, do not drive any further. Notify an authorized Mercedes-Benz Cen- ter. If it is in order, drive immediately to the nearest authorized Mercedes-Benz Cen- ter. A backup bulb has been brought into use. Observe the coolant temperature gauge.

Have the fan replaced as soon as possible. What to do if … Have the LEDs replaced as soon as possible. Have the LEDs replaced as soon as possible. Replace the bulb as soon as possible. The rear left side marker lamp is malfunctioning. The rear right side marker lamp is malfunctioning.

The right front parking lamp is mal- functioning. Switch on headlamps using the exterior lamp switch. Have the engine checked as soon as possible by an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center page Close the hood page Carefully bring the vehicle to a halt as soon as possible.

Check the engine oil level page and add oil as required. If you must add engine oil frequently, have the engine checked for possible leaks. Have the oil checked. Have the measuring system checked by an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center. Left display Right display Tire pressure Caution tire defect! Tire pressure ChecK tires! Do not drive with a flat tire.

A flat tire affects the ability to steer or brake the vehicle. You may lose control of the vehicle. Possible cause Possible solution One or more tires is rapidly deflat Practical hints What to do if … Left display Right display Tire pressure Pressure display after control activated! Practical hints What to do if … Have the tire inflation pressure monitor checked by an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center.

Carefully bring the vehicle to a halt, avoiding abrupt steering and braking maneuvers. Tire pressure, RR Check tires! Tire pressure, FL Caution tire defect! A flat tire affects Possible cause Possible solution The right rear tire is rapidly deflat Tire pressure, FR Caution tire defect! Tire pressure, FR Check tires! A flat tire affects Possible cause Possible solution The left front tire pressure is low. The right front tire is rapidly deflat- ing.

Raise the roll bar using the roll bar switch page Have the roll bar checked by an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center. The displays for several systems Have the electronic systems checked by an au- have malfunctioned. Some sys- thorized Mercedes-Benz Center. Certain electronic systems are un- Have the electronic systems checked by an au- able to relay information to the thorized Mercedes-Benz Center page The following sys- tems may have failed: Practical hints Where will I find?

Where will I find? First aid kit The first aid kit is located in storage space under the passenger seat. Fold the lid 2 down. You can now remove the first-aid kit. Vehicles with spare wheel 1 Spare wheel 2 Electric air pump 3 Vehicle tool kit 4 Battery for electrical consumers 5 Jack under spare wheel 6 Wheel wrench under spare wheel Practical hints Where will I find?

Unlocking the trunk If you are unable to unlock the trunk with the key, open the trunk with the mechani- cal key as follows: Trunk lid lock 1 Unlocking Insert the mechanical key into the trunk lid lock. Perform the following two steps simul- taneously: Turn the key counterclockwise to position 1. It should gradually lower into the trunk. When top is completely lowered, return locking screw 2 to its original position. Do not overtighten the screw. Replace the trunk floor. It is recommended to have the batteries re- placed at an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center.

Keep the batteries out of reach of children. Lithium, type CR or equivalent. Pry open the cover 1. Have headlamps checked and readjusted at regular intervals and when a bulb has been replaced. See your autho- rized Mercedes-Benz Center for headlamp adjustment If the headlamps are fogged up on the inside as a result of high humidity, driv- ing the vehicle a distance should clear up the fogging. Low beam and high beam use the same D2SW lamp.

See your authorized Mercedes-Benz Center. Always use a clean lint-free cloth when handling bulbs. Your hands should be dry and free of oil and grease. If the newly installed bulb does not light up, visit an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center. Turn the locking mechanism 2 clock- wise. Plug the connector onto the bulb. Align headlamp cover and click into place. Replacing parking and standing lamp bulbs Switch off the lights.

Open the hood page Press ends of headlamp cover tab to- gether and remove cover. Practical hints Replacing bulbs Gently push bulb into socket, turn counterclockwise and remove. Insert new bulb and reinstall bulb sock- The bulb socket should audibly click into place. License plate lamp 1 Screws Switch off the lights. Loosen both screws and remove lamp. Replace the bulb and reinstall lamp.

Never open the hood when the wiper arm is folded forward. Do not allow the wiper arms to contact the windshield glass without a wiper blade inserted. For your convenience, we recommend that you have this work carried out by an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center.

Do not drive the vehicle under such circum- stances. Attach the sticker where it will be easily seen by the driver on the instrument cluster. Remove tire valve core 6 from valve stem 1 using valve stem tool 2. Keep tire valve 6 clean and dry. Drive the vehicle back and forth very slowly approximately 30 ft 10 m. Take the electric air pump out of the trunk.

Observe safety instructions on air pump la- bel. Do not drive the vehicle. Detach the electric air pump. The air hose may still be hot. Please ex- ercise appropriate caution. Park your vehicle safely away from the road- way and contact the nearest authorized Mercedes-Benz Center or Roadside Assis- tance. If tire pressure is at least 20 psi 1. If sealant has leaked out, let it dry.

You can then peel it off. Pull plug 4 and air hose 5 out of the pump housing. After attaining a tire pressure of 26 psi 1. Drive to the nearest Mercedes-Benz Center as soon as possible to have the spare wheel replaced with a regular road wheel.

On wheel to be changed, loosen but do not yet remove the wheel bolts ap- proximately one full turn with wrench. The jack support tubes are located behind the front wheel housings and in front of the rear wheel housings. Practical hints Flat tire 1 Jack arm 2 Jack support tube hole 3 Crank Insert jack arm 1 fully into the tube hole 2 up to the stop.

Insert the jack arm fully into the jack sup- port tube hole up to the stop. Otherwise the vehicle may fall from the jack and cause per- sonal injury or damage to the vehicle. Practical hints Flat tire Warning! Only use genuine equipment Mercedes-Benz wheel bolts. They are identi- fied by the Mercedes star. Other wheel bolts may come loose. Do not tighten the wheel bolts when the ve- hicle is raised. Otherwise the vehicle could tip over. Practical hints Flat tire Inflating the spare tire Do not lower the vehicle before inflat- ing the spare wheel tire.

Otherwise the rim may be damaged. Take the electric air pump out of the trunk page Observe instructions on air pump label. Do not operate the air pump longer than eight minutes without interrup- tion. Otherwise it may overheat. You may operate the air pump again af- ter it has cooled off.

Press 0 on the electric air pump switch. Turn the key in the ignition to position 0. Practical hints Flat tire Lowering the vehicle Lower vehicle by turning crank coun- terclockwise until the full weight of the vehicle is resting on the ground.

Pull the jack out of the jack support tube. Have the starter battery checked regu- larly by an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center Refer to Service Booklet for mainte- nance intervals or contact your autho- rized Mercedes-Benz Center for further information. Practical hints Batteries Warning! The brake system requires electrical power to operate.

The same applies if battery is disconnected. To brake, the driver must then apply signifi- cantly greater brake pedal pressure and de- press the pedal much further to obtain the Removing the batteries Removing the battery for electrical con- sumers Remove the screws securing the bat- tery in the trunk. Remove the battery support and brack- et.

Take out the battery. Removing the starter battery Remove the screws securing the start- er battery in the engine compartment. Practical hints Batteries Reconnecting the battery for electrical consumers Turn off all electrical consumers. Connect the positive lead and fasten its cover. Connect the negative lead.

Reinstall the trunk floor. Rehook trunk luggage cover into hold- ers. Never invert the terminal connections! The following procedures must be car- ried out following any interruption of battery power e. Only use 12V batteries to jump start your vehicle. Only use jumper cables with sufficient cross section and insulated terminal clamps.

Remove the jumper cables first from the negative terminals 1 and 2 of the batteries and then from the positive terminals 3 and 4. Have the battery checked at the near- est Mercedes-Benz Center. The vehicle cannot be started via tow-start. Practical hints Towing the vehicle Warning! If circumstances require towing the vehicle with all wheels on the ground, always tow with a tow bar if: When towing the vehicle with all wheels on the ground, please note the follow- ing: Practical hints Towing the vehicle The towing eye bolt is supplied with the tool kit located in the storage compart- ment under the trunk floor.

Screw towing eye bolt in to its stop and tighten with lug wrench. Fit cover and snap into place. Fuses Only install fuses that have been tested and approved by Mercedes-Benz and that have the specified amperage rat- ing.

Never attempt to repair or bridge a blown fuse. Have the cause determined and remedied by an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center. More than different spare parts for Mercedes-Benz models are available. Mercedes-Benz original spare parts are subjected to stringent quality inspections. Each part has been specifically developed, manufactured or selected for and adapted to Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

Technical data Warranty coverage Maximum engine speed Firing order Poly-V-belt The quoted data apply only to the standard vehicle. See an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center for the corresponding data of all special bodies and special equipment.

Rims and tires Only use tires and rims which have been specifically developed for your vehicle and tested and approved by Mercedes-Benz. Other tires and rims can have detrimental effects, such as poor handling characteristics increased noise increased fuel consumption Technical data Rims and tires Mixed size tires Front axle: Rims light alloy Wheel offset Summer tires radial-ply tires Rear axle: Rims light alloy Wheel offset Summer tires radial-ply tires Must not be used with snow chains.

Fuels, coolants, lubricants etc. Please follow FSS recommendations for scheduled oil changes. Failure to do so could result in engine damage not covered by the Mercedes-Benz Limited Warranty. Gasoline additives A major concern among engine manufac- turers is carbon build-up caused by gaso- line.

Mercedes-Benz recommends only the use of quality gasoline containing additives that prevent the build up of carbon depos- its. Coolant system design and coolant used stipulate the replacement interval. The above replacement interval is only applica- ble if MB The coolant is also regularly checked each time you bring your vehicle to your authorized Mercedes-Benz Center for service.

Windshield and headlamp washer system Both the windshield and headlamp washer systems are supplied from the windshield washer fluid reservoir. The windshield and headlamp washer fluid reservoir has a capacity of approx. Refill the reservoir with MB Windshield Washer Concentrate and water or con- centrate and commercially available premixed windshield washer Technical data Consumer information Consumer information This has been prepared as required of all manufacturers of passenger cars under Ti- tle 49, Code of U.

Uniform tire quality grading Quality grades can be found, where appli- cable, on the tire sidewall between tread Sustained high tem- perature can cause the material of the tire to degenerate and reduce tire life, and ex- cessive temperature can lead to sudden See your authorized Mercedes-Benz Center for availability. BabySmart compatible child seats Special restraint system for children.

Collapsible tire An especially compact spare tire that must be inflated with a provided air pump before using. It should only be used to bring the vehicle to the nearest service station. Gear range Number of gears which are available to the automatic transmission for shifting. The automatic gear shifting process can be adapted to specific operating conditions using the selector lever. Global Positioning System Satellite-based system for relaying geographic location information to and from vehicles equipped with special re- ceivers.

Engine speeds within the red marking of the tachometer dial. Avoid this en- gine speed range, as it may result in se- rious engine damage that is not covered by the Mercedes-Benz Limited Warranty. The Research Octane Number for gaso- line as determined by a standardized method. It is an indication of a gaso- line's ability to resist undesired detona- tion knocking. Technical terms Vehicle level control The ground clearance of the vehicle is automatically controlled according to a selected setting and speed.

The driver can choose manually within a range of ground clearance, for example on very rough roads. Vehicle Identification Number The number set by the manufacturer and placed on the body to uniquely identify each vehicle produced. Index Anti-theft alarm system 75 Arming 76 Canceling the alarm 76 Disarming 76 Anti-theft systems Anti-theft alarm system 75 Tow-away alarm 77 Aquaplaning see Hydroplanning Armrest Storage space Ashtray 23, ATF automatic transmission fluid Automatic climate control 23, Center air vents 23 Deactivating Residual heat utilization Fuel Additives Fuel requirements Fuel reserve warning lamp 21, Gasoline additives Premium unleaded gasoline , , Fuel consumption statistics After start Since reset Fuel filler flap Locking Opening Unlocking Fuel requirements Fuel reserve tank Message in display Index Ignition 29, 31 Switching on 29 Immobilizer 75 Activating 48, 75 Deactivating 75 Indicator lamps see Lamps, indicator and warning Infant and child restraint systems 62 Instrument cluster 20, , Select language Instrument lighting Interior lighting Automatic control Delayed switch-off Manual operation The increased moisture from the fruit means that the coffee must be regularly moved around to prevent the buildup of bacteria or the beginning of fermentation - both of which lead to unpleasant flavour characteristics.

The extra work and risk to cup quality involved in this process means it is rarely carried out - but in this case the result is excellent. By improving the quality of our production, we can increase in size and hopefully generate more employment opportunities and improve the quality of life of our workers. The sweetness is jammy and ripe with added notes of shortbread - you might even get a bit of a brandy flavour too!

This allows for uniform ripening and reduces the risk of fungi, meaning the overall quality of the coffee is much higher. José actually graduated from dentistry and practiced as a dentist for three years. The sweetness is very jammy and has a cherry flavour and mouthfeel to match. These micro filters are the perfect fit for the AeroPress Coffee Maker.

But the coffee you can produce with it speaks for itself: You just pop the used grounds out using the plunger, then rinse. It has ample capacity for up to 28g of wholebean coffee. The included adapter also allows you to grind straight into an AeroPress. The sleek design and the stainless steel housing gives it an attractive shiny appearance. A set of scales can help you do just that.

By using weight rather than volume, you can ensure you are using the exact right amount of coffee and water allowing for a perfectly extracted, great tasting cup. Duarte decided to return his small village home of Ragonvalia and pursue his dreams in coffee production, only after months and months of hard work as a day labourer could he afford to buy his own farm; El Cabildo. It has enabled me support my wife and 2 children, while dedicating myself every day to making the best coffee in the world.

The sweetness is like caramel and the acidity is orange with a buttery mouthfeel. These various components come together to produce a delicious cup of coffee. The darker roast develops a more toffee like sweetness and a rich cocoa flavour is rounded off by the creamy mouthfeel, reminding me of milk chocolate. The acidity is very mild and there is a pleasant bitterness in the aftertaste. The calendar contains some of the finest beans from around the world, which our coffee team has expertly roasted to bring out each coffee's unique roast profile.

As all of our calendars are lovingly handmade at Pact HQ, we'll try to ship them as soon as possible. But rest assured, they'll be with you ready to countdown to Christmas. Will, our Head of Coffee, even claims it to be his favourite brew method. Although it looks like a typical dripper, there is actually a stop tap at the bottom of the cone. This means you can just put your coffee in, add hot water and let it steep for a few minutes.

Once it is ready, you just place it straight onto your cup or jug as it can serve up to two cups worth , the tap opens up, and voila, a coffee brewed to perfection. You just chuck the paper filter in the bin with the grounds and rinse the filter. Add 2 heaped tablespoons 30g of coffee ground for cafetiere. This plastic is the best food grade heat resistant plastic available.

This area of Colombia is rich in different terrains such as: Norte de Santander is an area that we have found to be a bountiful area to source coffee, having taken several from the area in the past. The acidity is muted a little by the espresso roast but this fits very well with the other taste components, making it particularly delicious with milk.

A perfect fit for the Clever Dripper. The depth and diameter of the basket allows for a proper infusion and affords tea leaves the room they need to unfurl and release their flavours over multiple infusions.

Their aim is to curate the best teas of each origin and processing style and for those teas to be brewed to perfection. Ginger's warming effects are said to relieve rheumatic aches and pains, by widening the blood vessels and stimulating circulation. Peppermint is renowned for settling the stomach, since it stimulates bile production in the gall bladder, thus breaking down fat in the digestive system.

And green tea is high in antioxidants, compounds produced in the body that protect the cells from damage from things like pollutants. Green tea is high in antioxidants, compounds produced in the body that protect the cells from damage from things like pollutants. The aluminium pot features Bialetti's distinctive eight-sided shape that allows it to diffuse heat perfectly to enhance the aroma of your coffee.

This was a visit which Victoria did not believe would happen and even as we met at a gas station outside the local town, it was clear she could not believe that I was there.

The relationship that we look to build with producers is almost unique in the coffee industry amongst the millions of bags shipped every year, and a key indicator of this is that in one of the larger coffee producing nations of the world, Pact are often the first coffee buyers to visit a region let alone an individual producer and in the case of this town, this is the case.

I bought the lot and although the small quantity makes it is bit more labour intensive to work with, it is worth it to get this great coffee to your door. Victoria has bought an extra manzana of land enabling her to increase her output of specialty coffee over the next few years it takes around 3 years to get the first production from a coffee tree.

Meaning there will be more of this delicious to go around for Pact customers in the future. Most importantly, it means that Victoria and her family will have a much higher quality of life. The acidity is like grapes but in the same way as with dried fruit, this acidity is covered by the intense dried fruit sweetness. Pact scours the globe for hidden coffee gems and trade directly with farmers to give everyone a better deal.

More importantly it delivers absolutely amazing coffee. Craig Simon, the Australian Barista Champion scores it: We scour the world for hidden coffee gems and trade directly with farmers to give everyone a better deal.

I have used mine daily for over a year and both my wife and I love it - great espresso, perfect milk and the right level of control for me.

I even bought one for my dad, though this was partly for my own benefit when I visit! Dose control is customisable to suit your taste and the digital temperature control ensures optimal extraction.