Summary: I love this machine because it was one of the first ones out that could make a latte. My only complaint is how expensive the pods are and that they are hard to find in most stores. I believe target just started carrying the pods though.
Summary: I received my order yesterday, great shippment time...however for some reason the bar's on the T-Disks will not allow my Tassimo unit to switch over to AUTO after the heating process, instead it will only let me fill coffee cups in the "manual" mode, so I thought my unit was bad BUT I put in another...
Summary: I did not buy mine refurbished, and Tassimo has subcontracted out the manufacturing to Bosch instead of Braun. Where Keurig was made by the coffee maker to sell green mountain coffee (A la razor blade and handle marketing model)- Tassimo is designed around making a better, faster cup of coffee.
Pros: IMHO makes better coffee than Keurig Adjustable amount of added water to make stronger or weaker Makes great specialty drinks with Hot Chocolate and Latte/Cappuccino discs available 6 or more varieties of Starbucks and A few Seattle's best available Great if some want decaf capp, others want a la...
Cons: Less availability of the Discs- Bed Bath Beyond, Some Target stores and on line. Does not have a way to use your own coffee ( But can do almost instant Hot water) Most of these types have a higher cost per cup,
Summary: The downsides to this are it is incredibly loud when running (I have to shut my office doors to make a cup of coffee) and the directions for set up and making the coffee were vague and confusing. Luckily the machine is pretty foolproof and you can figure it all out.
Summary: We love this machine! It is quick, clean, quiet.... fabulous. We have done all the combinations of the coffee flavors available. The cappaccino is unbelievable, it is a two step process unlike other machines so it is so authentic in flavor and look.
Summary: I bought this because it is the only system with a quality coffe to go with it (starbucks). This is actually better than I thought. It really makes a great cup of coffee; equivalent to the brew from starbucks. HOWEVER the "capuccio" system from Gevalia is only OK.
Summary: I did a lot of research on the machines & discs/pods, & read most of the reviews, good & bad, on the Braun Tassimo, Keurig & Senseo machines, plus a few cheap ones. The only thing that held me off was the few bad reviews/complaints.
Summary: I was enthusiastic to buy this product, but it was not clear to me until I had ordered, received, unpacked, and started to use it that the machine is restricted to operation under 6200 ft. elevation. This is not a problem for most consumers, but I live at 7800 ft.
Summary: The tassimo is perfect for households like ours. We all drink different things. My husband is an all forms of coffee guy, i like teas and my kids drink hot cocoa and the teenager is experimanting with coffee now as well. If your house wastes more coffee than it drinks this is perfect for you.
Summary: The Tassimo uses a bar code on each pod so that each cup, whether it be a speciality choice such as a latte or expresso, or your traditional cup of coffee, is always perfect. We purchased a second Tassimo for our summer home as well.