Breville Duo-Temp
Breville Duo-Temp
Top 58%138 points
Top 58%
Top specs and features

Breville Duo-Temp: 30 facts and highlights

1. Indicates when drip tray is full

With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.
Breville Duo-Temp
25% have it

2. Has cleaning alert

The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
Breville Duo-Temp
9% have it

3. Has a commercial steam wand

It comes with a commercial style steam wand as opposed to a pannarello steam wand. These are harder to master but can allow you to produce better, richer milk froth.
Breville Duo-Temp
37% have it

4. Has a pressure gauge

One of the most important aspects to pulling a great espresso is the amount of pressure used. Aspects such as how tightly tamped the portafilter is can affect the pressure and therefore the overall quality of the extraction. A pressure gauge helps you to adjust your process to achieve a perfect 9 bar of pressure.
Breville Duo-Temp
31% have it

5. Has dry puck feature

At the end of the extraction process, all moisture is removed from the puck. This allows you to easily tap out the coffee from the portafilter afterwards, reducing mess and the need to clean it as often.
Breville Duo-Temp
31% have it

6. Has sleep mode

After a certain period of being idle, the device will switch to a sleep mode to conserve power.
Breville Duo-Temp
25% have it

7. water tank capacity

With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.
2.2l
La Marzocco GS3: 3.5l

8. Has PID controller

A PID controller controls the temperature of the boiler electronically. It offers a far greater degree of accuracy and consistency than a regular, mechanical thermostat used to control temperature. This is very important as a temperature of around 92°C to 96°C is key to pulling the perfect espresso.
Breville Duo-Temp
22% have it

9. Can brew and steam simultaneously

With a double boiler or heat exchanger system, you can brew and steam milk at the same time. This has an advantage over single boiler machines where you have to wait between brewing and steaming for the temperature to adjust.
Breville Duo-Temp
31% have it

10. Has an integrated grinder

The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.
Breville Duo-Temp
3% have it

11. Has burr grinder

A burr grinder works in such a way that you can get a consistent, uniform size of grind each time, which is one of the key aspects of getting great tasting espresso. On the other hand an inferior blade grinder often leaves you with an inconsistent grind.
Breville Duo-Temp
3% have it

12. Has a pre-infusion function

With a pre-infusion function you get a low pressure of water before it ramps up to around 9 bar of pressure. This gently expands the grinds to get a smooth extraction and to help prevent channeling in the cake.
Breville Duo-Temp
50% have it

13. thickness

406mm
Capresso Café: 203.2mm

14. volume

51046.38cm³
Capresso EC50: 14004.28cm³

15. programmable buttons

These buttons can be programmed for different types of coffee such as an espresso, doppio or ristretto. This means once you have mastered a particular style of coffee, you can get it the same every time.
0
Delonghi EC 850.M: 5

16. height

381mm
Gaggia New Espresso: 275mm

17. Has integrated filter

An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.
Breville Duo-Temp
41% have it

18. Has a removable water tank

The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
Breville Duo-Temp
87% have it

19. Has a hot water outlet

A hot water outlet is useful as it can be used to heat cups, as well as making americanos, long blacks and teas.
Breville Duo-Temp
84% have it

20. Has anti-burn steam wand

Steam wands are a fairly common source of burns when using espresso machines. An anti-burn steam wand has a lining inside that prevents the wand from getting scalding hot.
Breville Duo-Temp
9% have it

21. Prevents overheating

It has an internal fuse/thermal sensors which prevents the machine from overheating.
Breville Duo-Temp
3% have it

22. Has cup warmer

With a cup warmer you can heat the cups before pulling your espresso so that it doesn't go cold quickly, which affects the taste and quality. It also means that you don’t have to manually heat them using hot water.
Breville Duo-Temp
94% have it

23. Has a 58mm portafilter

A 58mm portafilter is the most common size in the industry, offering a greater range of accessories to purchase such as portafilter baskets and tampers.
Breville Duo-Temp
34% have it

24. Has a steam wand

It has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.
Breville Duo-Temp

25. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Breville Duo-Temp
9% have it

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