Accidentally bought a La Pavoni Europiccola in 220v instead of 110v

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coffee_coffee_coffee
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#1: Post by coffee_coffee_coffee »

It's going to cost over 300 to return it to Tattahome. I'm waiting my options. Swap out the heating element for a 110v and replace the other necessary parts. Or try and sell it and buy a new one. I'm leaning towards replacing the heating element.

Am I missing any options?

If I upgrade it properly will it be just like I bought an American version of the machine?

Thanks folk!

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BaristaBoy E61
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#2: Post by BaristaBoy E61 »

You can also buy a voltage conversion transformer.
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DanoM
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#3: Post by DanoM »

I think all you need is a 110v element swap and cord end change. Everything else should be fine electrically. If you have an indicator light on your model it will be rather dim, but that's about it.
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stefano65
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#4: Post by stefano65 »

Correct,
Heating Element
and plug or power cord,
all other components are for both voltages,
however you might find to be a pain in the b.... to have to straiten up and then re-install the p-13 pressurestat pipe,
so you might want to consider that to your list (and loctite to install it)
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