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Mr. Coffee ECM160 Prices, Specifications and Reviews


 
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  The Mr. Coffee ECM160 is a best-selling basic steam espresso maker that sells for about $50. It is capable of brewing up to four shots at once, which is dispensed into a small glass carafe. It has a frothing wand for steaming milk that comes with a detachable nozzle. The unit comes with a coffee measuring cup.

Prices

(Prices as of 02/4/2013)
Mr. Coffee ECM160 Source
$50MSRP
$40Amazon
$40Target
$52Sears
$60Best Buy

Additional Costs:

$5-$20Pound of coffee, depending on quality

Specifications:

DimensionsHeight: 8"
Width: 6.5"
Depth: 10.5"
Weight5.2 lbs.
ColorsBlack
Water Tank Capacity20 oz
Cup Brewing Capacity4 cups
Built In GrinderNo
Keep WarmYes
Water FilterSingle
Auto Shut-OffYes
Multi-Pod CapabilityYes
Coffee FilterGround coffee
Yes
Other FeaturesCoffee scoop included
On/off indicator light
Removable drip tray
Removable frothing aid
Cord storage
Warranty1 year, limited

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

What People Are Saying:

Although this machine was not reviewed or rated by Consumer Reports, but is the No. 5 best-selling espresso maker (in Dec. 2011) on Amazon. User reviews on Amazon are predominantly positive, with many calling it a great machine for the price. Of the nearly 300 reviews, about two thirds of the reviews are rated four or five stars (out of five). Target customers also overwhelmingly liked the device, with the average rating 4 stars (out of five) in more than 100 reviews. Customers said it was simple to use with intuitive controls. There were a few complaints. One customer said the device exploded. A few said the wand nozzle did not stay attached.