Summary: As background, I do not own this machine, but a C1000, a similar, older machine no longer produced. (I know, I hate it when people review a product that they don't actually own, but read on.) However, I wanted to review Capresso as a company, because they are really amazing.
Summary: When we have already owned or used several Jura Capresso Automatic Coffee Centers, it is difficult to come up with more superlatives. This machine is at or near the top of our experience with many European coffee machines.
Summary: Where to begin? This machine can do it all, from a strong shot of espresso to a flawless cappuccino, all in under minute. If you can tie your shoes, you can use one of these machines. I looked in to this machine after using an older Capresso model at a friend's house.
Summary: We bought this coffee maker three years ago and the coffee tastes great and I like the espresso and regular cup features as well as the settings for the amount liquid extracted. Making java or tea is very easy and quick.
Summary: I had a Capresso C1500 for about 6 years. It started leaking and making weak coffee. So, I got the J5 as an upgrade/replacement. I have now own the J5 for about 2 months. It is definitely an improvement over the C1500. Pros - It makes really hot beverages - Two types of frothing method: 1.
Summary: This is a factory reconditioned unit, and arrived with the spout loose. I called Jura Capresso and all i needed to do was describe the fault and give the serial number, and i had a replacement with me the next day.
Summary: I bought the Impressa F7 for around $1200 about four years ago. I've had error messages and jamming for 3, even after they "repaired" it. For the last six months, it'll freeze up once a day, sometimes after I make one espresso, sometimes before I can make any. Now it doesn't work at all.
Summary: I have had 3 cappuccino makers prior to the Jura J5 and have always wanted to own the Impressa J5. Well, this year I went out and got one and, as far as I'm concerned, that was my biggest mistake.
Summary: We purchased this coffee machine after many long hours of research. At first it seemed wonderful, about a month into it the frothXpress stopped working like it should. Three months into it, we didn't realize at the time, it was leaking.