Rated 2 out of 5Â by catpaw Disappointed - too many flaws
After a month the machine began leaking. Slow, steady and annoying leaking. Every morning I'd have to wipe around the machine.
It is the noisiest machine I've owned over the years.
Biggest flaw is the dial. Once the machine warms up, it becomes difficult to turn. If you have any issues with hand strength, this isn't the machine to buy. On more than one occasion, I had to unplug the machine and let it cool down before I could get the dial to turn. It seized up on a regular basis. Finally had to replace the machine because the dial became too hard to turn.
Rated 1 out of 5Â by silver Horrible machine
I bought this machine 2 months ago, it is not our first espresso machine and we've always been able to make a decent espresso until this machine came into our lives. Every second cup goes down the drain because we can't get it to filter nicley so the cup is full of grounds. We've tried everything from changing coffee brands, to changing the fineness of the grinds and it is still hit and miss. We will be replacing this machine asap. Coffee does come out hot and the steamer does work. Machine is noisy but were ok with that.
Rated 3 out of 5Â by queenlisa wand brakes
was a good machine until about a year and a half after i bought this that wand randomly broke off while making a coffee.
Rated 3 out of 5Â by jackmccann2 Great machine but...
This machine makes very good coffee (provided you supply it with good quality coffee to begin with). The basket holder-in thingy in the handle broke the first day. The on-off switch got cranky after about three months (tries to switch on but fails for several minutes). The built-in screen/gasket clogs easily if the grind is too fine (tricky to clean). There is a lot of mysterious dripping and leaking going on. The steam wand is too long to fit any normal container under it. BUT...this machine has another unexpected good use: it works perfectly as a warmer for overnight yogurt making. Now, if only I could get it to settle down, stop leaking and switch on properly.