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The Delonghi ESAM4200 makes great coffee quickly!

Advantages: Good coffee, versatile, milk frothing function
Disadvantages: angle of steam nozzle isn't great, wants grounds emptying too often

Why did I get this machine? My parents bought this machine as a Christmas present to each other 2 1/2 years ago. We had had a bean to cup machine several years before that but had not replaced it when it broke down. However we have been very impres ...

Gozzil 22.07.2014 · Read full review
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Baby love, my baby love

Advantages: A lot of control over your coffee
Disadvantages: Not room for bigger cups

Having previously worked in the coffee industry for a few years, there is nothing like the taste of a good espresso when you wake up and although the trend for domestic coffee machines which take coffee pods and work on the touch of a button, there is not ...

christianfilmcritic 03.08.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Gaggia Baby Class 'D'

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Design Defect on Krups XP5240

Advantages: Good Machine
Disadvantages: Terrible Milk Frother Nozzle

...I would NOT recommend this model if you drink a lot of Cappuccino's or Latte's. Having previously had a Krups steam expresso machine which was very reliable, I decided to buy the one shown above (XP5240). I use the machine about once a day and am very c ...

ubishere 19.11.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Krups Xp5240

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Great budget performer

Advantages: Cheap, good pump pressure, easy as pie to use.
Disadvantages: Recent units use aluminium -can corrode

We drink a hell of a lot of coffee here and this is the culprit! It is cheap, its pretty well made and is a great introduction to a good espresso (or cappucino, frothy hot choc etc) The unit design has not changed much since they were released but some ...

tyneman 29.10.2008 · Read full review
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Save a fortune on take out coffee

Advantages: makes delicious cappucinos
Disadvantages: cleaning is fiddly

...i say- this machine is a dream to own and use. Originally i thought it too expensive to buy a gaggia but when i considered how much money i was spending on take away coffees per week then this is an absolute bargain. I bought this machine ...

cazk 04.02.2008 · Read full review
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