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Krups XP 4030
4.4 out of 10

Krups XP 4030

The Krups XP4030 Pump Espresso Machine features a 15-BAR pump Read more

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Overall 10
10

Easy, fun, delicious

Crystal, Amazon
22 July 2011
  • Summary: I have used a krups steam machine for about 20 years, and when I thought it had broken(it hadn't I just needed to clean it), I looked into buying a new espresso maker, and found this one.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Espresso Machine for the Price!!

CrystalHearth, Amazon
23 January 2011
  • Summary: This is the second time I purchased the same kind of esp. machine. (Krups!) The previous one lasted for 2 years... (I have made 3-6 cappuccinos daily, so, I used it a lot.)In the meantime I bought a Roma Esp. Machine that I had to send back to the store..
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Overall 10
10

Fresh espresso is wonderful!

R. P. Majka, Amazon
25 September 2010
  • Summary: I have had my machine for about 2 months now. I love it! I have no idea where all of the negative comments have come from. The only real trick is learning to pack and tamp the pod correctly. And that is a fact for any espresso machine in the world! I leave the removable tank in the machine.
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Overall 8
8.0

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Outsider's View, Amazon
26 June 2010
  • Summary: It's a Love/Hate relationship with the Krups XP-4030; built like a tank, heavy as lead, you expect this unit to last a lifetime...but it doesn't. It does do it's job VERY well...for awhile. I've owned two of these, and liked the first so well that when I found a used one, I bit again..
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Overall 2
2.0

not well designed

Pablo D., Newegg
7 April 2010
  • Summary: I only drink espresso (never American coffee) and have tried many machines over the years. This was the worst - an overdesigned behemoth.
  • Pros: none
  • Cons: I read the directions carefully but it did not work out of the box, sputtered and made lots of noise. Returned it.
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Overall 10
10

Love mine, just bought second as gift.

Nick Damato, Amazon
3 April 2010
  • Summary: I bought a re-manufactured XP-4030 about a year ago and it has been performing steadily for a year with no problems. I just picked up a second one as a gift for my dad. I think this unit is the best pump unit you're going to get for under $200.
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Overall 4
4.0

some good ideas but too many problems

M. Setzer, Amazon
29 January 2010
  • Summary: This is a very stylish looking machine with some neat features like a flexible steam wand, a spot in the water basket lid to hold extra filters and a handy slide out tray to help you dump overflows and spills.
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Overall 2
2.0

Good for 2 months

Piero Biancani "Espresso to wake up", Amazon
8 January 2010
  • Summary: I bought this machine about a year ago. After 2-3 months the gasket that seals the connection of the coffee filter to the machine started leaking. A design flaw of the machine is a hard stop that prevents tightening the basket just a bit more to stop the leaking around the basket when the gasket...
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Overall 2
2.0

wrong temperature

jonathan, Amazon
15 December 2009
  • Summary: This unit has its quirks, as detailed in other reviews, but works fine once you figure out that the water tank needs to be pushed down, wait for the little orange light to turn off, etc. But it has one fatal flaw. The water for the espresso is not heated hot enough.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not a good choice

M. E. Morris, Amazon
10 November 2009
  • Summary: This was the third Krups espresso maker I've owned. First a steam machine that lasted several years, then the previous version of this machine that lasted 6 or 7 years. I bought this model and the first one didn't make steam at all.
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