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Krups Maestria

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Krups Maestria review: specs and price

Krups Maestria
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Krups Maestria

Why is Krups Maestria better than the average?

  • Dump box capacity
    ?

    14vs13.34
  • Weight
    5.3kgvs9.36kg
  • Height
    300mmvs348.96mm
  • Volume
    19890cm³vs88091.53cm³
  • Warranty period
    ?

    2vs1.78
  • Thickness
    390mmvs403.07mm
  • Width
    170mmvs252.44mm

Price comparison

General info

1.weight
?

Best

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo

2.3kg

5.3kg

2.height
?

Best

DeLonghi Pixie

235mm

300mm

3.volume
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Best

DeLonghi Pixie

8503.71cm³

19890cm³

4.thickness
?

Best

Bosch Tassimo Joy

109mm

390mm

5.width
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Best

DeLonghi Pixie

111mm

170mm

6.warranty period
?

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 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

Krups Maestria
2.Has an integrated grinder
?

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

For example

Nuova Simonelli Prontobar

Krups Maestria
3.Cup clearance is adjustable
?

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

Krups Maestria
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.

For example

Krups Gran Maestria

Krups Maestria
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.

Krups Maestria
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.

Krups Maestria
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

1.4l

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.

For example

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo

Krups Maestria
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.

For example

Bosch Tassimo Fidelia Plus T65

Krups Maestria
5.Has PID controller
?

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.

For example

Quick Mill Monza Deluxe

Krups Maestria
6.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.

Krups Maestria

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.

Krups Maestria
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.

For example

Pronto ME 707

Krups Maestria
3.Has cleaning alert
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The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.

Krups Maestria
4.Prevents overheating
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It has an internal fuse/thermal sensors which prevents the machine from overheating.

For example

Krups Maestria

Krups Maestria

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.Doesn’t use proprietary capsules
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This means that the capsules/pods are widely available, whereas with some manufacturers you can only buy them from special shops or online.

For example

Bosch Tassimo Vivy

Krups Maestria
3.Has integrated milk frother
?

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

For example

Nuova Simonelli Prontobar

Krups Maestria
4.Has one touch cappuccino
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With one press of a button you can create a cappuccino.

For example

Nuova Simonelli Prontobar

Krups Maestria
5.number of drinks
?

For machines which accept coffee capsules/pods, each one can create a different drink, including teas and hot chocolates. More types of drink available gives you a greater range of choice.

Best

Bosch Tassimo Vivy

34

22

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

Krups Maestria

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.

For example

Quick Mill Monza Deluxe

Krups Maestria
2.Uses coffee pods
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The machine uses coffee pods or capsules, which offer different flavors and types of coffee.

Krups Maestria

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