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Nomad™: The Go Everywhere Espresso Machine™

A project in Huntington Beach, CA by UniTerra
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The Nomad™ is a portable manual espresso machine that makes perfect espresso wherever you have coffee and hot water.
Backers: 706
Average Pledge Per Backer: $181

Funded: $127,493 of $100,000
Dates: Feb 9th -> Apr 10th (60 days)
Project By: UniTerra
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Latest News

Founders Signature Reward

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
The response to the extra coffee drawer rewards has been tremendous. Thanks to you all, we are closing in on the goal. For the coffee drinkers who have everything and then some we introduce the Founders Signature Set reward for pledges of $3500 and... (Read More)

Nomad, An Innovative Portable Hand-Pumped Espresso Machine

April 4th - via: laughingsquid.com
Nomad is an innovative portable espresso machine that only requires ground coffee and hot water to work. The machine is pressurized by a low-effort hand pump, eliminating the need for electricity, batteries, or gas cartridges. Novice baristas can rely on the machine’s True Crema Valve to compensate for coarse grinds and variations in tamping pressure. Expert baristas can remove the valve and adjust water pressure, flow rate, and volume. The machine is being developed for production by Southern California-based company Uniterra. They are raising funds for the project on Kickstarter. (Read More)

Extra Drawer Options

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
We are coming down to the wire with only six days left to reach our goal and make the Nomad project a success. With your support and enthusiasm we are close but not quite there yet. Many of you have asked us for an extra coffee drawer for your Nomad... (Read More)

Neuroscientist's eco-friendly, portable espresso maker is causing a stir

March 31st - via: backers.co
Making great coffee, it’s not exactly brain surgery… The Nomad is a small and portable espresso machine for coffee affectionados on the go. It requires no power to operate - all you need is coffee and hot water. With average daily pledges of $1,600 the UniTerra team behind this innovative gadget are on track to reach their $100,000 goal with nine days to go. (Read More)

Compelled To Forever Wander, The Nomad Is An Espresso Machine That Gathers No Moss

March 28th - via: techcrunch.com
It’s not as compact as an Aeropress, but the Nomad looks like a solid way to get an espresso shot from a small device. The tiny machine, which is currently on Kickstarter, boasts the same principles used in full-sized espresso machines. The Nomad is just a lot smaller, more efficient, and doesn’t require any power making it rather portable — hence the name. (Read More)

Uniterra Nomad - Own

March 25th - via: thrillist.com
Providing a sophisticated kick of caffeine just as handily in the backwoods as in the break room, Nomad's a portable, tissue box-sized espresso machine that requires nothing but a little elbow grease to pull delicious, barista-caliber shots anywhere you want, complete with as much barista-caliber attitude as you're willing to give yourself. (Read More)

Nomad promises a great cup of joe, on the go

March 22nd - via: gizmag.com
Nomad is a portable espresso machine that promises to brew great coffee, wherever you happen to be. (Read More)

Nomad eco-friendly espresso machines needs no electricity

March 21st - via: ecochunk.com
Designed to make the highest quality espresso anywhere you have coffee and hot water, the Nomad is clean and green and doesn’t need electricity, batteries of high pressure gas cartridges. Moreover, there are no expensive wasteful coffee pods or capsules to be discarded. (Read More)

Nomad espresso machine brews up off-grid coffee

March 20th - via: treehugger.com
Who says you shouldn’t be able to enjoy a perfectly rendered espresso while watching the sun rise over your tent while camping? (Read More)

Nomad Espresso Machine Brews Up Off-Grid Coffee

March 18th - via: earthtechling.com
A perfect espresso without batteries, electricity, or pressurized gas cartridges? This hand-crank machine could make it possible. (Read More)

Temperature Data

March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Without any heating elements, it's natural to question whether the Nomad will brew at the correct water temperature. To address this concern we are sharing with you temperature data collected during the brewing process. We engineered the Nomad to... (Read More)

On Kickstarter: The Nomad Is An Affordable, Portable Lever-Driven Espresso Machine

March 12th - via: forbes.com
The Nomad -- a new Kickstarter project from Huntington Beach based UniTerra -- targets its appeal at both professional baristas and home hobbyists with an affordable, portable machine. (Read More)

New Video

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We are pleased to announce that we have replaced the main presentation video with a new one that's shorter, faster paced, and more to the point.  In response to many helpful comments and constructive criticisms, we reworked the entire video to bring... (Read More)

Two Videos Added to the Main Page

February 20th - via: kickstarter.com
On some coffee forums a few skeptics and critics have commented that a small, low cost machine like the Nomad can't fulfill its promise to make high quality, crema rich espresso. Indeed some shots in our first Kickstarter video may have given this... (Read More)

The Nomad is the Greenest Espresso Machine Ever

February 19th - via: technologytell.com
The next time you're in the wilderness with a hankering for a fresh cup of fancy Joe, you'll wish you had Kickstarted this lean, green espresso machine. (Read More)

Enhanced Color Options and Earlier Delivery Date

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We had several requests from early adopters for more color options. After two days of meeting with out manufacturer, we have now added a new early adopter reward ($165 or more pledge level) of a Nomad in Black color. You may revise your selected... (Read More)

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