Step 1 Fill the Opal’s water reservoir. Step 2 Purge water through to prime the opal. Step 3 Place drinking cup on scale and tare. Step 4 Put pod into Opal. Step 5 Hold down brewing button and release button at desired cup strength (14g coffee for espresso, 42g for lungo). Step 6 Future brews will remember your programming so you can do it the same every time.