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The Lelit Combi with PID (model PL042TEMD) combines a good quality Italian espresso machine with a burr grinder and PID temperature controller to give you everything you need to make cafe quality coffee at home. The built in PID temperature controller maintains the correct brew temperature and allows fine tuning for different coffee beans. It also controls the steam power to ensure there is enough steam to properly texture milk. The brew pressure gauge shows whether you are brewing at the optimal pressure. The Lelit Combi has earned it's place as one of the best value Italian made espresso machines, and now it comes with factory installed PID.

This model features:

  • dual control PID temperature controller (brew and steam)
  • a brew pressure gauge,
  • 9BAR over pressure valve (OPV),
  • durable metal toggle switches

The grinder built into the Lelit Combi is the PL043MM - the micro-metric version of the PL043. This grinder has conical steel burrs to grind coffee to a fine consistency year after year. The micro-metric adjuster allows for very small adjustments to be made to the grind size with a relatively large turn of the adjusting knob. This give the barista very good control of the grind size.

The PL042TEMD has a 3 way valve so that the group handle can be immediately removed after brewing. This valve also allows the machine to be backflushed. This feature makes the machine easy to use and easy to clean.

The Lelit PL042TEMD has a built in brew pressure gauge which shows whether the brew pressure is optimal. (Too little pressure indicates an under extraction, too much pressure indicates an over extraction). The gauge will also indicate when maximum pressure is reached while backflushing - so that you know when to turn the pump off.

There has been a noticeable improvement in steam strength on this model over older versions of the PL42. This makes all the difference when trying to achieve silky, creamy milk for cafe quality flat whites, lattes and cappuccinos.

The PL042TEMD has a true 9BAR OPV fitted. This ensures the brew is at the optimal pressure so that bitter coffee does not result as a consequence of high brew pressure. This pressure will be able to be read off the brew pressure gauge when extracting a shot.

This machine is fantastic value when you consider it:

  • is made in Italy,
  • is constructed from quality materials,
  • has a built in dual mode PID temperature controller
  • has a built in grinder
  • makes fantastic coffee - have a look at the video below (model shown does not have the PID)!

Included accessories

  • ESE filter basket, single filter basket, double filter basket, blind filter
  • 1 Double Portafilter
  • Plastic coffee scoop
  • Plastic coffee tamper
  • 35L water softner

Note. On the latest version of this machine, there is no built in plastic tamper. A quality, stainless steel hand tamper is highly recommended. Also, the ground coffee chute is stainless steel rather than plastic.

Retailers! Contact us if you would like to offer the Lelit brand to your customers.







What size tamper will I need for this machine?

The nominal tamper size for this machine is 57mm, however you will get the best fit in your machine's basket by purchasing a 57.55mm PreciseFit tamper.

Country of origin



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  • Model: PL042TEMD
  • Materials: Stainless steel body
  • Boiler: 250ml brass
  • Dual mode PID temperature controller (brew and steam)
  • Ball jointed steam wand
  • 9BAR OPV
  • Tank capacity: 2.7 litres
  • Power: 1250W
  • Size: 32cm wide x 27cm deep x 37cm high
  • Weight 12.2 kg
SKU 69983
Nominal tamper size 57mm
Ideal tamper size 57.55mm
Barcode # 8009437002030
Brand Lelit
Shipping Weight 13.3000kg
Shipping Width 0.430m
Shipping Height 0.520m
Shipping Length 0.430m
Heat up time 5-15 Minutes
Height 36cm-39cm
Built-in Grinder Yes
Pressure Profiling No
Width More than 29cm
Volumetric Semi-Automatic
Brew Group Ring
Heating System Single boiler
Pump Vibration
Water Supply Internal Tank Only
Steam Valve Type Standard
Temperature Control PID
Country of origin Italy

Very Happy

By: on 22 October 2020
I am very happy with this machine, not only does it look good but it is making good coffee. The grinder inclusion allows for an easy adjustment for a variety of grinds and after two weeks I am mastering the milk frothing to make my perfect flat white. Jetblack's easy to follow direction sheets make cleaning and operation easy.

Lelit combi PL042TEMD

By: on 21 October 2020
Upgraded from a delonghi magnifica. Takes a little getting used to; weighing, grinding, distributing, tamping and finally pulling the shot....but worth it. Looks good and is way easier to keep clean than the semi-auto.

LeLit Combi PL042TEMD

By: on 26 July 2020
Have had this machine for a few weeks, enjoyed learning how to get the best espresso from it. I am happy with my choice, it has lived up to the good advice I received from JetBlack.

Good little workhorse

By: on 28 April 2020
Really happy with our machine. It was a step up from a little automatic machine and we love it so far - our coffee is exceptional! Grinder is a little messy and it takes a little getting used to the pump switch combinations, but otherwise, its a great machine. Delivery was fast and instructions were great.

Superb first machine

By: on 18 February 2020
Couldn't be happier with this purchase - I'm by no means an expert, but this machine makes a sensational coffee with minimal learning curve. I drink espresso and my partner likes milk based drinks, and both of us couldn't be happier with it. Exceptional service and fast delivery from Jetblack Espresso!

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$15.00 $19.95
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