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Francis Francis X1
5.2 out of 10

Francis Francis X1

The X1 became an icon in the world of coffee machines, and is no Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Francis Francis X1

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Overall 4
4.0

UK mains contact not included!

JOHN HALLBERG, Amazon
14 July 2014
  • Summary: Our old and trustworthy Francis Francis machine was getting a bit senile so we decided to order a new one. Very nice looking etc but the wrong power cord for the UK. There is no interchangeable cord on the new model like it was on the old one.
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Overall 4
4.0

Poorly constructed

Yorkie, Amazon
3 August 2012
  • Summary: The machine makes lovely coffee, but unbelievably brittle. After a couple of cups of coffee the frother wheel broke, perhaps a truimph of style over substance? Anyway back to Amazon for a refund!
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Overall 4
4.0

Great fun, but not durable

Anomalous Monist, Amazon
4 June 2011
  • Summary: This machine is absolutely beautiful, and in the brief honeymoon period while everythign worked it was such fun to use. This lasted the first few months - six? - and the coffee was first class. But everything started going wrong, and then the machine fell apart.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good coffee but big flaws with the machine

Fingle, Amazon
13 August 2010
  • Summary: This machine makes great coffee ... for a while but the following problems make it a real pain. 1. Water reservoir to small and hard to get to. 2. Only small cups can be used as the hight between the drip tray and coffee block is too small. 3.
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Overall 4
4.0

Nice looking, good coffee but really flimsy

Dinu Raducanu, Amazon
23 July 2014
  • Summary: I have to admit I have mixed feelings about the x1. It is a truly beautiful piece of Italian design which produces good coffee but it is by no means trouble free. Pressure gauge broke in less than 6 months. Drip tray started rusting.
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Overall 4
4.0

Verarbeitungs- und Gebrauchsdefizite

Hubert Roth, Amazon
29 June 2013
  • Summary: Auf den Siebträger aufzusteckender Kunststoffeinsatz zur Befüllung von einer oder zwei Tassen rastet nicht und fällt immer ab, außerdem gibt es leider keinerlei Crema auf Espresso oder Cappu.
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