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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This kit will take roughly more minutes to install because of the extra steps required for steam control function.

Thus, it will significantly improve the taste of your espresso. Compared to buying the controller and components separately, this kit is a great value.

PID Retrofit KIT for Rancilio Silvia w/ pre-infusion

This kit fits all Silvia models, including the model made after Download Manual User Login Required. Not being home right now to look at it I’m not sure if oid is enough dead material on the case to work with or if it would interfere with the screw holding the back panel. Solid state relay with mounting hardware and heat conductive paste.

All units shipped outside US will be set for Celsius temperature unit. My initial thought is that I would go without the steam control and just watch the temperature indicator to see when the light switched off. I have recently purchased a Rancilio Silvia and Rocky.


Rancilio Silvia & Auber PID – Steam Control or No?

Not great solution but not sure if any way around this – other then putting the PID in a different location. I doubt the model 3-hole tip on the Silvia will work as well. Custom manufactured PID temperature controller with parameters set for the machine.

This reduces the project time from days or even weeks considering ordering these parts separately to less than an hour.

I know if I start steaming when the temp gets to the high s I’ll get maximum steam power.

Platinum RTD temperature sensor. With a custom made enclosure, the controller can be mounted between the group head and steam wand without interfering with their function. This will prevent the potential electrical shock resulting from PVC insulated wires touching the boiler during operation. I guess what putting the PID on the steam side would do is you wouldn’t have to pay as much attention after you turn on the steam switch to catch the sweet spot the PID would hold it for you.

Customers who bought this product also purchased It will give the machine an even cooler appearance. This mounting makes “it almost looks like it came with the Silvia! I’ve never had a need to remove the steam wand.


This controller is one of the most compact on the market. C20 Male Receptacle, Panel Mount. PID really helps on the brewing side a lot.

The PID controller in this kit is specifically modified for home espresso brewing applications. Did you have much adjustments to make?

Please specify if you want it set differently. Small Box forand Turn on steam 2. Continue steaming milk, heater will stay on but temp will only go up a bit to C but will not go to the C cut-off. Is there a clearance issue?

The kit includes 20 different types of ipd that would cost substantially more if purchased separately 26 pieces total. The reason I am looking at the Auuber is twofold, 1 I like the style of it and how it seems to visually integrate with the machine and 2 is is less costly then others I have seen. I am getting better at my dosing and tamping etc and am now looking at installing a PID. All units shipped outside US will be set for Celsius temperature unit.

This PID kit is still very helpfull for steaming because you can always see the temp of the boiler even when you turn on the steam switch.