63points

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117

26points

Krups Gran Maestria

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
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DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117 vs Krups Gran Maestria

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria

Why is DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117 better than Krups Gran Maestria?

  • Uses ground coffee
    ?
  • Has an integrated grinder
    ?
  • 4 more programmable buttons
    ?

    4vs0
  • Has a steam wand
    ?
  • 28.57% larger water tank
    ?

    1.8lvs1.4l
  • Has integrated filter
    ?
  • Has one touch cappuccino
    ?
  • Automatic coffee circuit rinse
    ?

Why is Krups Gran Maestria better than DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117?

  • Has integrated milk frother
    ?
  • Has cleaning alert
    ?
  • Has cup warmer
    ?
  • Uses coffee pods
    ?
  • Water tank is transparent
    ?
  • 50mm thinner
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    380mmvs430mm
  • 2kg lighter
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    7kgvs9000g
  • 51mm shorter
    ?

    300mmvs351mm

Price comparison

General info

1.thickness

430mm

380mm

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.weight

9kg

7kg

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.
3.height

351mm

300mm

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

238mm

320mm

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

35921.34cm³

36480cm³

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 Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
2.Has an integrated grinder
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.
3.Cup clearance is adjustable
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
An adjustable cup clearance is useful when you wish to use larger cups and mugs, such as when making a latte macchiato.
4.Has a steam wand
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
It has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.
5.dump box capacity

14

14

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 rotary vane pump
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
A rotary vane pump is most often found on commercial and high-end consumer machines, and offers much quieter operation compared to the more common, vibratory pump.

Water source

1.Has a removable water tank
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
2.water tank capacity

1.8l

1.4l

With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.
3.Has integrated filter
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.
4.Has a hot water outlet
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
A hot water outlet is useful as it can be used to heat cups, as well as making americanos, long blacks and teas.
5.Water tank is transparent
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
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.Has cleaning alert
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
2.Automatic coffee circuit rinse
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
The machine automatically cleans the coffee circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.
3.Indicates when drip tray is full
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.
4.Has sleep mode
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
After a certain period of being idle, the device will switch to a sleep mode to conserve power.

Features

1.programmable buttons

4

0

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.Doesn’t use proprietary capsules
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
This means that the capsules/pods are widely available, whereas with some manufacturers you can only buy them from special shops or online.
3.Has integrated milk frother
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
With an integrated milk frother, the machine can automatically produce frothed milk for use in cappuccinos and other drinks.
4.Has one touch cappuccino
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
With one press of a button you can create a cappuccino.
5.Has a pre-infusion function
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
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.
6.Can brew and steam simultaneously
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
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.

Miscellaneous

1.Uses ground coffee
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
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.
2.Uses coffee pods
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Krups Gran Maestria
The machine uses coffee pods or capsules, which offer different flavors and types of coffee.

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