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7.0 out of 10

Hamilton Beach 40715

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Reviews and Problems with Hamilton Beach 40715

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Overall 10
10

My second one

James Little, Amazon
23 August 2013
  • Summary: This is my second of this machine...my first lasted for over 2 years of daily use before the power switch finally broke...as with any espresso machine, skill & knowledge wins out, plus a good monthly cleaning..I usually make & drink 2-3 latte's a day, and I absolutely love this little machine. It is easy to operate, does a good job of frothing, (I did remove and leave off the plastic frothing tip..
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice machine!

Mark M., Newegg
10 May 2013
  • Summary: My other experience is this: A month after I purchased the machine I found it to be running a bit rough and it seemed as though it was not producing enough pressure to press the water through the grounds to produce a full 2 oz of espresso. The machine was just laboring and laboring and no water was coming through.
  • Pros: This machine is much quieter than the machine it replaced (a 10 year-old machine from a well-known manufacturer), it makes very nice espresso. It heats up quickly for making espresso -- and it heats up to steaming temperature quickly too, which is nice when you want to add steamed milk to your already-made espresso. Finally it makes GREAT steamed milk. Not only does it bring the milk up to temperature much faster than my older machine, but it does a great job frothing...
  • Cons: The cup holding the ground espresso is unforgivingly exact. I use the same 1 tbsp scoop that I used with my older machine, but the older machine held a bit more than 2 Tbsp of coffee in the cup -- so I could put in two scoops of coffee and it would not spill over onto the counter. With this machine, the same two Tbsp of coffee into the cup leaves a spillage of grounds on the counter as I'm tamping it down. I've been using the machine for more than a month, now, and I ...
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Overall 10
10

gREAT

jamtow1, Ebay
9 May 2013
Overall 10
10

Great product

K. Fairchild, Amazon
5 March 2013
  • Summary: I was skeptical in buying this model because I expect espresso makers to be good only if they're expensive. This one was easy to function, with no complicated buttons, and the coffee came out tasting like it should. Not sending it back!
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Overall 10
10

Per-fect !

Van Den Nouwland, Amazon
5 January 2013
  • Summary: EX-CE-LLENT !!!! Good product, works fine and give a good espresso. I highly recommend it. 4 bars is the best home.
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Overall 6
6.0

Works fine for the price

UneFleur DeCactus "Unefleurdecactus", Amazon
28 December 2012
  • Summary: First, I work as a barista with a really good machine (rancilio). This is far from it. But it does the job as describe. You have to wait a bit for the steam and you have to wait for the machine to warm up between the shots a lot especially if you are doing a long espresso. But I've seen worse. I've had the machine for a couple of years but I don't use it much. What I really don't like is the strong plastic smell from the reservoir!
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Overall 10
10

Wonderful!!! IF you take care of it!!!

Steve Haverda "SynPanda", Amazon
25 December 2012
  • Summary: I've had this for over 2 months and now know why people are trashing this: They don't clean their machine!!! GOOD espresso makers (like this) need monthly maintenance!! First of all, this machine rocks, it pumps out the coffee and froths it as it comes out, so that you get a good head of foam on your coffee-and thats even BEFORE you do the milk. Its champion for both frothing and foaming milk.
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Overall 4
4.0

not worth the 100 bucks

arealbeauty, Ebay
8 September 2012
Overall 10
10

Top-notch pump espresso for a small price

Josh T., Newegg
4 September 2012
  • Pros: -Easy to use
  • Cons: Steaming Milk is quite loud, but I don't think this would be avoidable no matter the make or model.
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Overall 10
10

Good little machine

Michella K Lincoln, Amazon
28 April 2012
  • Summary: Love this machine. Have had for 2 months and make at least 2 a day. Have had to run a little vinegar thru it twice to clean out hard water residue but it is easy and works wonderfully.
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