78points

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420

66points

DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
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DeLonghi ECAM 23.420 vs DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000

Why is DeLonghi ECAM 23.420 better than DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000?

  • Has burr grinder
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  • Has integrated milk frother
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  • Has a hot water outlet
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  • Has integrated filter
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  • Has one touch cappuccino
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  • 25% bigger bean hopper
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    250gvs200g
  • Water tank is transparent
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  • Has cup warmer
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Why is DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000 better than DeLonghi ECAM 23.420?

  • 3 more programmable buttons
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    3vs0
  • Has a steam wand
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  • Has PID controller
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  • 70mm thinner
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    360mmvs430mm

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General info

1.thickness

430mm

360mm

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.
2.height

338mm

375mm

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

238mm

285mm

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

34590.92cm³

38475cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.

Components

1.has a touch screen
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
2.Has an integrated grinder
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.
3.Has burr grinder
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
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.
4.Cup clearance is adjustable
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
An adjustable cup clearance is useful when you wish to use larger cups and mugs, such as when making a latte macchiato.
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.
6.Has a steam wand
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
It has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.

Water source

1.Has a removable water tank
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DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.
3.Has a hot water outlet
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
A hot water outlet is useful as it can be used to heat cups, as well as making americanos, long blacks and teas.
4.Has integrated filter
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.
5.Has PID controller
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
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.
6.Water tank is transparent
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
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.

Maintenance

1.Automatic coffee circuit rinse
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
The machine automatically cleans the coffee circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.
2.Automatic milk circuit cleaning
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DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
The machine automatically cleans the milk circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.
3.Has sleep mode
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DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
After a certain period of being idle, the device will switch to a sleep mode to conserve power.
4.Indicates when drip tray is full
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DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.
5.Prevents overheating
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DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
It has an internal fuse/thermal sensors which prevents the machine from overheating.

Features

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.
2.Has integrated milk frother
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
With an integrated milk frother, the machine can automatically produce frothed milk for use in cappuccinos and other drinks.
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.
4.Has one touch cappuccino
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
With one press of a button you can create a cappuccino.
5.Can brew and steam simultaneously
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
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.
6.Has a pre-infusion function
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
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.

Miscellaneous

1.Uses ground coffee
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 4000
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.

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