37points

Capresso EC Pro

18points

Capresso EC100

Capresso EC Pro
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31 facts in comparison

Capresso EC Pro vs Capresso EC100

Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100

Why is Capresso EC Pro better than Capresso EC100?

  • Has a commercial steam wand
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  • Has a pressure gauge
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  • Has a hot water outlet
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  • 6.45mm shorter
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    292mmvs298.45mm
  • 6.55mm narrower
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    203mmvs209.55mm

Why is Capresso EC100 better than Capresso EC Pro?

  • 1.13kg lighter
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    4.08kgvs5216g
  • 8.8% larger water tank
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    1.36lvs1.25l
  • 17.65mm thinner
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    260.35mmvs278mm
  • 1.25% less body volume
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    16282.34cm³vs16478.728cm³

Price comparison

Capresso EC Pro

ProductStorePrice
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso Cafe Pro Espresso Maker, 42 oz,...Capresso Cafe Pro Espresso Maker, 42 oz, Silver
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$404.99
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCalphalon BVCLECMP1 Temp iQ Espresso Mac...Calphalon BVCLECMP1 Temp iQ Espresso Machine with Steam Wand, Stainless
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$299.99
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso Cafe Select Professional Stainl...Capresso Cafe Select Professional Stainless Steel Espresso & Cappuccino Machine
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$249.95
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso 124.01 Ultima Pro Programmable ...Capresso 124.01 Ultima Pro Programmable Pump Espresso Machine
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$199.95
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso Ultima PRO Programmable Espress...Capresso Ultima PRO Programmable Espresso & Cappuccino Machine w/ 2 Cappuccino Cups & Pitcher & Frother
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$380.00
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso EC300 Cappuccino Espresso Machi...Capresso EC300 Cappuccino Espresso Machine, 42, Stainless Steel/Black
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$149.95
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso 116.04 Pump Espresso and Cappuc...Capresso 116.04 Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Machine EC100, Black and Stainless
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$193.06
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso EC Select Professional Stainles...Capresso EC Select Professional Stainless Steel Espresso and Cappuccino Machine
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$99.95
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso 304.01 Steam Pro 4-Cup Espresso...Capresso 304.01 Steam Pro 4-Cup Espresso & Cappuccino Machine
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$107.56
Capresso EC Pro AmazonEspresso Machines 15 Bar Cappuccino Mach...Espresso Machines 15 Bar Cappuccino Machine with Adjustable Milk Frother for Espresso, Latte and Mocha, 1.5L Removable Water Tank and Double Temperature Control System, Black, 1100W
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$99.99

General info

1.weight

5.22kg

4.08kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
3.thickness

278mm

260.35mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.height

292mm

298.45mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.Uses ground coffee
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
Ground coffee, especially if freshly roasted and ground, results in much better quality coffee than the kind of results you get with pods or capsules.
6.width

203mm

209.55mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Components

1.Has a commercial steam wand
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
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.
2.Has a steam wand
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
It has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.
3.Has a pressure gauge
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
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.
4.Has anti-burn steam wand
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
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.
5.Has cup warmer
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
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.
6.Has a display
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

Water source

1.Water tank is transparent
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
With a transparent water tank you can easily see when it needs to be filled up. This is important as attempting to make an espresso with an empty tank can damage the machine.
2.Has integrated filter
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.
3.Has PID controller
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
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.
4.Has a hot water outlet
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
A hot water outlet is useful as it can be used to heat cups, as well as making americanos, long blacks and teas.
5.Has direct water connection
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
The coffee machine can connect directly to the water supply. This ensures you never have to refill the machine with water.
6.Has a removable water tank
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.

Maintenance

1.Indicates when drip tray is full
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.
2.Has cleaning alert
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
3.Has dry puck feature
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
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.
4.Has sleep mode
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
After a certain period of being idle, the device will switch to a sleep mode to conserve power.
5.Prevents overheating
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
It has an internal fuse/thermal sensors which prevents the machine from overheating.

Features

1.Has a 3-way valve
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
A 3-way solenoid valve relieves the portafilter of pressure and moisture after the extraction. This produces a dry puck which can easily be removed afterwards. It also means that you don’t have to wait for the pressure to equalise, so that you can make back-to-back coffees.
2.Has a pre-infusion function
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
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.
3.Can brew and steam simultaneously
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
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.
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.
5.Has a shot timer
Capresso EC Pro
Capresso EC100
The time taken to pull an espresso shot is one of four key elements, and should be around 19-22 seconds. Once you have the grind, dose and tamp correct, you can use the shot clock to time the pull perfectly.

Price comparison

Capresso EC Pro

ProductStorePrice
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso Cafe Pro Espresso Maker, 42 oz,...Capresso Cafe Pro Espresso Maker, 42 oz, Silver
Amazon logo
$404.99
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCalphalon BVCLECMP1 Temp iQ Espresso Mac...Calphalon BVCLECMP1 Temp iQ Espresso Machine with Steam Wand, Stainless
Amazon logo
$299.99
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso Cafe Select Professional Stainl...Capresso Cafe Select Professional Stainless Steel Espresso & Cappuccino Machine
Amazon logo
$249.95
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso 124.01 Ultima Pro Programmable ...Capresso 124.01 Ultima Pro Programmable Pump Espresso Machine
Amazon logo
$199.95
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso Ultima PRO Programmable Espress...Capresso Ultima PRO Programmable Espresso & Cappuccino Machine w/ 2 Cappuccino Cups & Pitcher & Frother
Amazon logo
$380.00
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso EC300 Cappuccino Espresso Machi...Capresso EC300 Cappuccino Espresso Machine, 42, Stainless Steel/Black
Amazon logo
$149.95
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso 116.04 Pump Espresso and Cappuc...Capresso 116.04 Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Machine EC100, Black and Stainless
Amazon logo
$193.06
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso EC Select Professional Stainles...Capresso EC Select Professional Stainless Steel Espresso and Cappuccino Machine
Amazon logo
$99.95
Capresso EC Pro AmazonCapresso 304.01 Steam Pro 4-Cup Espresso...Capresso 304.01 Steam Pro 4-Cup Espresso & Cappuccino Machine
Amazon logo
$107.56
Capresso EC Pro AmazonEspresso Machines 15 Bar Cappuccino Mach...Espresso Machines 15 Bar Cappuccino Machine with Adjustable Milk Frother for Espresso, Latte and Mocha, 1.5L Removable Water Tank and Double Temperature Control System, Black, 1100W
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$99.99

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