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DeLonghi ECAM 23.210

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DeLonghi ECAM 23.210 review: specs and price

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
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DeLonghi ECAM 23.210

Why is DeLonghi ECAM 23.210 better than the average?

  • Water tank capacity
    ?

    1.8lvs1.6l
  • Weight
    9kgvs9.36kg
  • Dump box capacity
    ?

    14vs13.34
  • Volume
    34590.92cm³vs88091.53cm³
  • Number of grind settings
    ?

    13vs9.53
  • Height
    338mmvs348.96mm
  • Warranty period
    ?

    2vs1.78
  • Width
    238mmvs252.44mm

Price comparison

General info

1.weight
?

Best

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo

2.3kg

9kg

2.volume
?

Best

DeLonghi Pixie

8503.71cm³

34590.92cm³

3.height
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Best

DeLonghi Pixie

235mm

338mm

4.thickness
?

Best

Bosch Tassimo Joy

109mm

430mm

5.width
?

Best

DeLonghi Pixie

111mm

238mm

6.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Bosch Tassimo Vivy

2

2

Components

1.Has burr grinder
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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.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
2.Has an integrated grinder
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The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
3.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

For example

Pronto ME 712

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
4.Has cup warmer
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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.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
5.Cup clearance is adjustable
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An adjustable cup clearance is useful when you wish to use larger cups and mugs, such as when making a latte macchiato.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
6.dump box capacity
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The machine automatically deposits the used coffee grounds or pods into the dump box after extraction. The dump box capacity shows how many drinks you can create before it is full.

Best

Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema

20

14

Water source

1.Has a removable water tank
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The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
2.water tank capacity
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With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.

Best

Quick Mill Monza Deluxe

3l

1.8l

3.Has a hot water outlet
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A hot water outlet is useful as it can be used to heat cups, as well as making americanos, long blacks and teas.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
4.Has integrated filter
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An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
5.Water tank is transparent
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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.

For example

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210

Maintenance

1.Has sleep mode
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After a certain period of being idle, the device will switch to a sleep mode to conserve power.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
2.Indicates when drip tray is full
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With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
3.Has cleaning alert
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The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.

For example

Bosch Tassimo Vivy

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
4.Prevents overheating
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It has an internal fuse/thermal sensors which prevents the machine from overheating.

For example

Krups Maestria

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
5.Automatic coffee circuit rinse
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The machine automatically cleans the coffee circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
6.Automatic milk circuit cleaning
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The machine automatically cleans the milk circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210

Features

1.programmable buttons
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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.

Best

Philips Saeco Xelsis

6

0

2.Has integrated milk frother
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With an integrated milk frother, the machine can automatically produce frothed milk for use in cappuccinos and other drinks.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
3.Has one touch cappuccino
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With one press of a button you can create a cappuccino.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
4.Can brew and steam simultaneously
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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.

For example

Nuova Simonelli Prontobar

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
5.Has a 3-way valve
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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.

For example

Quick Mill Monza

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210
6.number of grind settings
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A higher number of grind settings gives you more flexibility when choosing the fineness of your ground coffee. The particle size is important as a grind which is too coarse can produce weak tasting espresso, whereas a grind which is too fine can lead to a bitter taste.

Best

Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema

18

13

Miscellaneous

1.Uses ground coffee
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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.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.210

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