GEN-5 comes with improved tamping profiles to consitently improve the control over your flow rate.
There are 5 different tamping profiles, all explained below.
Q2 has all five of them. Mini and Q1 have P0, P1 and P4.
Hold the clean button 3 seconds. You can scroll up and down with + and –
Designed to speed up the work flow – 1.3 seconds – 1st tamp with force, 2nd tamp to polish. The original PUQpress Tamp.
Designed to optimize extraction with a big diameter tamper and competition baskets. PRECISION prevents suction between the tamper and the filter basket, by moving the tamper slowly in the upwards direction – 2.1 seconds – 1st tamp with force, 2nd tamp to polish.
Designed for an extra soft tamp. Has a range of 5kg to 15kg – 2.5 seconds – 1st tamp with force, 2nd tamp to polish.
Designed to achieve a longer extraction time while using the same dose & grind coarsness. For short shots that are used in Flat Whites for example. – 2.5 seconds – 1st tamp with force, 2nd tamp with force, 3rd tamp to polish
Don’t use this setting. It is here to show you why PUQpress tamps twice in case you are curious.