The Melitta C5 is a fully automatic bean-to-cup espresso machine, and is capable of producing five espresso-based coffees. It can be supplied in a variety of sizes and the machine has different options available for providing hot water and steam and either an integrated or external milk chilling and foaming unit.

The machine is cleaned internally by an automated system, so there is no need to disassemble. The operator is alerted by the machine when cleaning is necessary, which involves the insertion of a tablet before cleaning commences.

The C5 is available in a range of colours and customers can also choose to order it in a particular colour, as an optional extra. These colours can be seen on sites such as [].