69points

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420

100points

Gaggia Accademia

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
Gaggia Accademia
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DeLonghi ECAM 23.420 vs Gaggia Accademia

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
Gaggia Accademia
69
points
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
100
points
Gaggia Accademia

Why is DeLonghi ECAM 23.420 better than Gaggia Accademia?

  • 12.5% larger water tank
    ?

    1.8lvs1.6l
  • Automatic coffee circuit rinse
    ?
  • 5 more grind settings
    ?

    13vs8
  • Indicates when drip tray is full
    ?
  • 8kg lighter
    9kgvs17000g
  • Water tank is transparent
    ?
  • 48mm shorter
    338mmvs386mm
  • 25.05% less body volume
    34590.92cm³vs46150.16cm³

Why is Gaggia Accademia better than DeLonghi ECAM 23.420?

  • 6 more programmable buttons
    ?

    6vs0
  • Has a steam wand
    ?
  • Has cleaning alert
    ?
  • 2 Greater dump box capacity
    ?

    16vs14
  • 40% bigger bean hopper
    ?

    350gvs250g
  • Has a commercial steam wand
    ?
  • Has anti-burn steam wand
    ?
  • 3mm thinner
    427mmvs430mm

Price comparison

General info

1.weight
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Best

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo

2.3kg

9kg

17kg

2.height
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Best

DeLonghi Pixie

235mm

338mm

386mm

3.volume
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Best

DeLonghi Pixie

8503.71cm³

34590.92cm³

46150.16cm³

4.thickness
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Best

Bosch Tassimo Joy

109mm

430mm

427mm

5.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

2

6.width
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Best

DeLonghi Pixie

111mm

238mm

280mm

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.

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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.

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3.has a touch screen
?

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

For example

Pronto ME 712

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4.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.

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5.Has a steam wand
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It has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.

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6.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.

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Water source

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

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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

1.6l

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.

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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.

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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.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
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Maintenance

1.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.

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Gaggia Accademia
2.Has cleaning alert
?

The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.

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Gaggia Accademia
3.Has sleep mode
?

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

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Gaggia Accademia
4.Automatic coffee circuit rinse
?

The machine automatically cleans the coffee circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
Gaggia Accademia
5.Indicates when drip tray is full
?

With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.

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Gaggia Accademia
6.Prevents overheating
?

It has an internal fuse/thermal sensors which prevents the machine from overheating.

For example

Krups Maestria

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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

6

2.Has one touch cappuccino
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With one press of a button you can create a cappuccino.

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Gaggia Accademia
3.Has integrated milk frother
?

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

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Gaggia Accademia
4.Has a pre-infusion function
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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.

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5.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

8

6.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.

For example

Nuova Simonelli Prontobar

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Miscellaneous

1.Uses ground coffee
?

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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