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Delonghi-ec5.34321843
6.0 out of 10

Delonghi EC5

STEAM-DRIVEN MACHINE TWO-CUP ADAPTER allows you to make two Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Delonghi EC5

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Overall 6
6.0

Not an espresso machine

Fred, Amazon
26 November 2014
  • Summary: It makes drip coffee and just happens to have a handle. I drink espresso at home and couldn't take the drip coffee at work anymore so I bought this cheap "espresso" machine thinking it would be better than drip. I bought espresso ground coffe just for it at work, it ends up giving me drip coffee. You press a button, it warms up, then start dripping out of the espresso handle with steam for show, just to make it look like an espresso machine...
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Overall 4
4.0

Extremely odd design...not happy

brandywyne, Amazon
2 September 2014
  • Summary: I am baffled at the design of this thing...the steam wand only works while the espresso is brewing?? So if it's not done steaming, and the espresso is done brewing, oh well...or pour in more water and let it run through the espresso basket again? The espresso also isn't really espresso, very watered down because of the amount of water you have to pour in just to make steamer work.
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Overall 4
4.0

stream is nothing

Brian, Amazon
22 August 2014
  • Summary: the stream is nothing, only useful function is making a espresso, can't steam mike, no more latte
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Overall 2
2.0

Premature failure

Richard M., Newegg
21 August 2014
  • Summary: Used this espresso maker on a daily basis for the past year and a half - but this morning it failed to heat the water. As of yesterday I would have given it a very high rating (4-5), but 1 1/2 years of life is just ridiculous. Naturally it has a 1 year warranty...
  • Pros: Was great for the price (while it worked)
  • Cons: Premature failure frother is useless
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Overall 2
2.0

did not work

Susan H., Newegg
25 July 2014
  • Summary: Got a lemon. Left it in box til really needed it .On sale . Too late to return ? or send out to be fixed $$$.
  • Pros: A good name brand
  • Cons: Never worked at all ! nada .A red light came on and that was all .
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Overall 8
8.0

it's very good

feredsox1969, Ebay
3 June 2014
  • Summary: It works great, it ttok a bit longer to arrive but it was worth it, it makes great espresso, it is used at my office so it doesn't need to make hundreds of coffee.
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Overall 2
2.0

Hate it.

Ferit Eren Beskardes "e'eN", Amazon
6 March 2014
  • Summary: I totally hate it. This can not do any espresso by any chance. You can use it for filter coffee only. Does not make any pressure at all to make espresso, or cappuccino! Don't buy, spend a few dollars more and buy the more expensive one.
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Overall 8
8.0

Tip: Open frother until hissing, then close & extraction starts 18-24 sec.

paypalcoffee, Ebay
6 February 2014
  • Summary: Pros: Portafilter has a flip tap to hold filter in so you don't pull the filter out after tamping. Easy cleanup. Cons: Doesn't come with tamper. Only one button operation. Milk frother too short. Details: Machine sprays if portafilter cups aren't directly under portafilter. Includes cup adapter to fix this, but interferes with extraction timing. I prefer putting a block underneath shot glasses/cups to raise cups to portafilter.
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Overall 10
10

Great Espresso for Great Price

brendaz6013, Ebay
14 January 2014
  • Summary: I must have my espresso every morning and I just cannot afford to pay $5.50 for one cup of coffee. I previously had two Krups coffee/espresso machines that worked great and when my last one went out I bought another Krups but it exploded on me the first time I used it; so I searched for another brand. I then purchased a DeLonghi EC155 model but did not like having to wait for the machine to heat up.
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Overall 10
10

Great starter machine! Easy to use, great once you learn how to use it!

debbie041263, Ebay
26 December 2013
  • Summary: Great product! We are very happy with my item. This is our first espresso maker and it works great!The machine makes a great cup of espresso!Just need to practice using the machine.
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