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Delonghi-eco-310.32690322
6.7 out of 10

Delonghi ECO 310

PATENTED DUAL FUNCTION FILTER HOLDER PATENTED CAPPUCCINO SYS Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Delonghi ECO 310

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Overall 6
6.0

Six months later...

Abbyloo, Amazon
24 April 2014
  • Summary: Initial review two weeks in: Wonderful machine, especially considering the price! I use mine about 3x daily. It produces a great crema and the frother/steamer works very well. Here is a follow up to my initial review: The espresso maker worked very well for about six months, making approximately three espressos daily. At the six month mark, the boiler gasket lost its elasticity, rendering the machine completely unusable.
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Overall 6
6.0

Get a Nespresso

blainerunner69, Amazon
24 May 2012
  • Summary: I bought one of these through a third party seller on Amazon. It works, but the espresso is lukewarm and not creamy. It's decidedly not cafe quality. I have yet to try the steamer. I paid 180 for it. Yesterday, I had the good fortune to try an espresso from a Nespresso machine. It was much better. It was hotter and much creamier. It's cafe quality.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good espresso pump, poor streamer

Anonymous, Newegg
14 January 2012
  • Pros: The espresso pump of machine is good. It extracts good amount of crema with the right settings, good value for the price. The machine looks as good as the photo. Large water tank.
  • Cons: The milk frother (stream wand) performance of the machine is very inadequte. It makes poor quality foam, bubble was large and irregular. The streaming is not able to maintain the temperature to make even a small latte. The stream wand putting out hot water after about 45s. The stream has plastic burnt smell. It doesn't go away even after a week of use.
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Overall 6
6.0

OK for the price, but not durable

JayDub, Amazon
10 July 2011
  • Summary: I bought this machine as a spare when my Saeco Magic Cappuccino machine sprang a leak March 2010. I didn't get around to fixing the Saeco until today, so this model got used every weekend for about 16 months. It makes a tolerable-but-not-good espresso and, as other reviewers have noted, delivers it at the right temperature if you take the time to preheat your cups and filter. For the price, it just isn't going to perform like the more capable models.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Durability 6
6.0
Looks 6
6.0
Workmanship 6
6.0

Not Hot enough

Overstock
31 October 2007
  • Summary: This item ships very quickly and arrives just as fast. The packaging was adequate and everything was great about the delivery. For me, this machine does not heat the coffee to a hot temperature. If you drink luke warm to cool coffee, this machine is great. I had issues with the temperature of the coffee from this machine, thus, I placed back into the box and will sell at my next garage sale. Not worth the money.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Durability 6
6.0
Looks 6
6.0
Workmanship 6
6.0

Not Hot enough

Overstock
31 October 2007
  • Summary: This item ships very quickly and arrives just as fast. The packaging was adequate and everything was great about the delivery. For me, this machine does not heat the coffee to a hot temperature. If you drink luke warm to cool coffee, this machine is great. I had issues with the temperature of the coffee from this machine, thus, I placed back into the box and will sell at my next garage sale. Not worth the money.
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Overall 6
6.0

Leaky Steamer Valve

Cynthia garrett, Amazon
26 May 2014
  • Summary: Makes great coffee but the steamer nozzle drips and cannot be completely shut off even when making coffee. Fault with the shut off valve.
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Overall 6
6.0

good design, bad coffee

Filippo, Amazon
8 March 2014
  • Summary: I am Italian and I bought this machine to enjoy nice Italian espresso. I use this machine along with a coffee bean grinder and several coffee blends which I import from Italy. After 6 months of usage, these are my conclusions: - the machine has a good design and does the job. The probe makes decent capuccinos, although it leaks to much water. - the machine does not make a good coffee.
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Overall 6
6.0

An excellent machine - or so it seemed...

Seagull, Amazon
26 January 2014
  • Summary: Originally purchased in May 2011, my Icona immediately produced great espresso from the off. Suddenly, previously unattainable, Italian café-authentic nectar was available from my usual Whittard's After Dinner beans. This espresso was now seductive, oily and sweet, with a crema you could write your name in. Heaven. That was then. Within a year, my machine had gone downhill faster than an iPhone battery.
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Overall 6
6.0

Still struggling

StoneyM, Amazon
2 January 2014
  • Summary: I have had this machine about a week now and I am struggling to get a decent cup of coffee out of it. No matter what pressure I use in tamping and in inserting the filter holder I cannot get a decent crema. My old Krups- which leaked like a sieve - used to produce a thick crema every single time with no drama. Now I can only get about 10% of the amount of foam I used to get and it affects the taste so much.
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