Summary: I use my D150 everyday. I can't imagine how many capsules I've used in it over the years - 11 years later it is still going strong. I've descaled it about three times in that period. I bought another unit a couple of years ago off ebay as I expected it to die like most consumer products, but it has just sat in the box unused. This is just a well built machine that produces a good cup of coffee.
Summary: I purchased this machine and used it from 2004-2012 without a flaw. And I must admit I never even descaled it. It was a fabulous espresso maker and I loved the manual operation so I could pull extra long shots when I wanted to. 8 years later, and its now leaking, but my engineer hubby is going to take it apart to see if he can fix it.
Summary: This is the best Nespresso maker in my opinion because it is easy to use and makes a great cup of espresso! Makes the coffee very hot and is fool proof. I highly recomend this maker. In fact I bought two!
Summary: Great machine -- PROVIDED you are ok with being tied to the Nespresso capsules. That said, it is easy to use, and provides an excellent compromise between the fully-automatic Nespresso machines and the manual-operation machines like Saeco, etc. The capsules allow you to make excellent coffee with no worries about grinding, measuring, tamping, etc. -- yet the espresso is perfect every time.
Summary: I was able to purchase this unit as a demo unit from one of my kitchen stores. For the price I paid and the value of the machine, I did extremely well. The Nespresso D150 is a great manual espesso machine. I have purchased several espresso machines through the years and I have to say, this is the best machine I have ever purchased. You have the ability to create your espresso to your liking and add the steamed milk as needed.
Perry Dror "Perry knows-what-he-wants-and-lik..., Amazon
3 February 2009
Summary: This machine is not only the easiest to use but there is no mess involved. The coffee discs come in different coffee strengths and are available on line with no charges for shipping. When you first place your order, a taster's display box is given for free. Decaf is also available in two different flavors. We have bought several other machines. This is the BEST! No need to go to those fancy restaurants anymore to get good espresso.
Summary: I agree with the gripe of some of the other reviewers: relying on the capsules only takes away some of the fun of being able to try different coffees. And the ones that use Robusta are a problem. However, two of the capsules, Arpeggio and Livanto, use 100% arabica beans, and, Arpeggio especially, are truly wonderful.
Summary: I've had this machine for 3 weeks and am very pleased. I have not stepped foot in Starbucks since it arrived! Very easy to use and the selection of coffee sent with the machine was an added bonus (along with 2 cups and saucers). After trying all the different pods, I placed a coffee order from Nespresso and my order arrived in two days - very quick - especially since I am in California and Nespresso ships from Florida.
Summary: ....when a friend offered me a cup of Nespresso from her machine. I immediately went online and bought myself one despite doctor's advice. It has excellent flavour and aroma - and the different blends offer a good variety for different moods and tastes. It is easy to operate, and the capsules are convenient to purchase. My only gripe is: I still cannot get it to froth properly for a good cappuccino - but I highly recommend this for coffee enthusiasts.