Version 4. After retrofitting the Rancilio Silvia with the PID controller kit, the espresso The controller in the Auber instruments[ PID kits has been calibrated with. Rancilio Silvia with Auber PID Perhaps more than any other home espresso machine, the Rancilio Silvia has a devoted, storied following. Rancilio Silvia PID: I wanted to add a PID to my new Rancilio Silvia (V3) espresso maker. After doing a bit of research, I settled on the Auber Instruments Model.

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PID Retrofit KIT for Rancilio Silvia w/ pre-infusion

Download Manual User Login Required. Custom manufactured PID temperature controller with parameters set for the machine.

I have recently purchased a Rancilio Silvia and Rocky. In terms of determining the right wuber to begin your steam did you simply monitor it once through to see what temp the boiler switched off and then begin a few degrees prior to that point? Basic knowledge of electronics wiring and safety.

PID really helps on the brewing side a lot.

The platinum RTD temperature sensor is more accurate and has greater long-term stability than most thermocouple sensors. I am getting better at my ayber and tamping etc and am now looking at installing a PID. This mounting makes “it almost looks like it came with the Silvia! Fig 1 is the temperature response curve. All units shipped outside US will be set for Celsius temperature unit.


Screw driver, pliers, a socket wrench and small amount of alcohol. Also, I saw a post ion CG about an issue one member had attempting to remove his steam wand and the fact that the PID was in the way. All units shipped outside US will be set for Celsius temperature unit.

With this level of temperature control, you will no longer need to surf the temperature for frothing, because the heater will kick on much sooner than the original thermostat.

Not being home right now to look at it I’m not sure if there is enough dead material on the case to work with or if it would interfere with the screw holding the back panel.

The only work needed either has to be done during installation or is difficult to silvis pre-assembled. That is what I was thinking too – in that the steam function isn’t necessary.

To order this option, please choose the dropdown box at the top of this page. With a custom made enclosure, the controller can be mounted between the group head and steam wand without interfering with their function.

My initial thought is that I would go without auher steam control and just watch the temperature indicator to see when the light switched off.

Compared to buying the controller and components separately, this kit is a great value. However, if you have a model made between and Maywe can supply the kit with a screw type RTD sensor for better performance.


Home Forum Log In. Not great solution but not sure if any way around this – other then putting the PID in silvai different location. Did you have much adjustments to make? The kit includes 20 different types of parts that would cost substantially more if purchased separately 26 pieces total.

Rancilio Silvia & Auber PID – Steam Control or No?

For the user, operating this controller is the same as operating the regular machine; no extra button is needed to press for frothing. For customers who checkout the kit without creating accounts, please use original the email address aubr your order and proceed with “forgot your password”.

I would then know when to start my steam by just beginning a few degrees before the light is set to go off. Turn on steam 2. Free FedEx 2day Shipping! Hopefully I will get it soon after my new machine.

PID Temperature Control Retrofit KIT for Rancilio Silvia

Home Forum Log In. Solid state relay with mounting hardware and heat conductive paste. This controller is one of the most compact on the market. Purge wand of water at C 3. I’ve never had a need to remove the steam wand.