Brera Hacks that improve functionality and service life and comparison to Odea Go
Amazon Customer, Amazon
23 March 2015
Summary: I bought this used as a repair machine, so I've seen the inside and can speak about it's mechanical traits. I also have a Saeco Odea Go, another entry level machine, so I'll give a bit of contrast. For me, the standout feature on this machine is the fact that it has a bypass doser.
... a month now and so far it is working great. A couple of times some warning came up ...
wayne blades, Amazon
17 January 2015
Summary: I've had it for a month now and so far it is working great. A couple of times some warning came up and I did not know what they were for. But after turning power off then on i got it working again. It makes good lattes for me. So far so good.
1 year in, with heavy office usage, and basically no problems to report
J. Yeager, Amazon
6 May 2014
Summary: After reading some of the other reviews here, maybe I just got lucky, but so far this machine has been great. I too bought this from WLL and haven't had a reason to try to use the warranty or get the machine serviced by their technicians. This is the first automatic espresso machine I have owned.
Summary: After reading some of the negative reviews on Amazon I was a bit reluctant to purchase the Gaggia Brera at first, but when a sale came up - I paid $511.00 with two year warranty plan - I just had to try it out!
Summary: I've had the Brera for a full week now and I have to say that I am extremely pleased with my purchase. It replaced a Francis-Francis X-8 iperespresso machine that had broken down and was going to cost as much to repair as what I bought it for.
Summary: I bought the refurb machine Brera silver - I chose a superautomatic machine as apparently I am not capable of making a cappuccino with a simpler machine. I have only had it for about 5 weeks - once I got the preferred strength down - everything works perfectly -- I push its button which starts the...