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Excellent Espresso and Other Frothy Drinks at Your Fingertips
The DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker features a filter holder which has patented dual functions that are perfect for grinding espresso. Perfect crema is produced through this coffee maker’s unique filter which mixes air into its brewing process which adds to its unique flavor. The DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker also features a frother that is swivel jet to make latte, cappuccino and various kinds of hot frothy beverages.
This frother can be operated quite easily and its filter can accommodate E.S.E. pods. The DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker’s removable water tank can hold up to 35 liters which makes it ideal for use while entertaining guests at your home or while having your coffee break at work.
The DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker’s broiler is made of stainless steel. This coffee machine also comprises two thermostats which enable you to separately control steam and water pressure. On top of that, the DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker’s steam emission function is adjustable, enabling you to make the perfect cappuccino. Its switch for on/off functions also incorporates an indicator light to make it easier for you to operate. The DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker also features a self-priming process which is conveniently built-in, making it very compact for your kitchen or office.
The DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker works in 1000 watts and measures just 7.5 x 9.5 x 11.8 inches. Weighing just 9.7 pounds, you can easily clean it without any hassle. All you have to do is remove the DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker’s tray, rinse it off and just replace the on/off self-priming operation. This coffee maker applies a 15 bar pump for the production of that perfect crema. The DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker also makes 8 shots of espresso in just 15 minutes, making it ideal for entertaining guests without any fuss. This coffee maker makes a frothy drink anytime. No more trips to a coffee house for an excellent espresso.
It is easy to grind the coffee. I like that I don’t have to carry water from the sink to coffee maker, I just take the removable tank to the sink and refill it there. The machine makes demi cups of espresso though not large mugs. Many of my friends enjoy the wonderful flavor of the rich frothy brew. It makes a great beverage for its affordable price and I can just relax at home without having to spend extra money at a coffee shop.
What I do not like is that the steam comes out of the top of the machine and it can be quite hot. I sometimes have trouble getting the tray back into the machine after cleaning it. It is hard sometimes to get the cup position properly because of the overhead placement. I personally find the taste of the coffee too weak sometime though my friends do not have a problem with it.
Problems encountered with the DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker
The problems of the DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker include its inability to meet a user’s expectations given its good reviews from its various users. Another complaint is the tendency of steam to spew out at the top, making a few numbers of users to replace it with other brands or types of coffee machine. Another problem is when you fit the coffee basket into the machine, it can cross threads easily. This can be redesigned by putting the steam wand into a higher level. Other users also complained about the taste of the coffee, that the coffee you made from this coffee machine is not decent at all, that it is too weak.