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DeLonghi EC5 Steam Espresso Maker Prices, Specifications and Reviews


 
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  The DeLonghi EC5 Steam Espresso Maker is a basic model that can brew espresso directly into one or two cups or into a 4-cup carafe that is included. It also has a short frothing wand for streaming milk for lattes and cappuccinos. It has an on/off indicator light and DeLonghi touts the easy cleaning with a removable drip tray.

Prices

(Prices as of 02/4/2013)
DeLonghi EC5 Source
$40MSRP
$40Amazon
$45Macy's
$46Home Depot
$37Fry's

Additional Costs:

$5-$20Pound of coffee, depending on quality
$6-$20Espresso tamper

Specifications:

DimensionsHeight: 11.75"
Width: 8"
Depth: 14.38"
Weight4.25 lbs.
ColorsBlack
Cup Brewing Capacity2 cups
TimerNo
Built In GrinderNo
Keep WarmNo
Water FilterSingle and double
Auto Shut-OffNo
Multi-Pod CapabilityNo
Height-Adjusted Drip Tray15 bar
Coffee FilterGround coffee or ESE pods
Other FeaturesFrothing wand
Removable drip tray
Warranty1 year, limited

The manufacturer's information about this product is available at Delonghi.

What People Are Saying:

Consumer Reports did not review the DeLonghi EC5, but it was a best-selling model on Amazon in early 2013. Top Ten Reviews called it a great machine that can produce espresso quickly. But, Top Ten Reviews noted the shorter-than-average frothing wand might make it more difficult to get the perfect frothed milk. Customers who reviewed the model on Amazon were less than enthusiastic about it: There were slightly more one-star reviews than five-star reviews (out of five). Many of the customers were dissatisfied with the functionality and the quality of the machine.
  • Top Ten Reviews: "This device will produce a great cup of espresso, latte or cappuccino and allows you to brew 2 cups at one time."