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Pronto ME 712

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Pronto ME 712 review: specs and price

Pronto ME 712
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Pronto ME 712

Why is Pronto ME 712 better than the average?

  • Water tank capacity
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    2lvs1.6l
  • Volume
    75109.13cm³vs88091.53cm³
  • Bean hopper capacity
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    300gvs266.53g

Price comparison

General info

1.weight
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Best

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo

2.3kg

10kg

2.volume
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Best

DeLonghi Pixie

8503.71cm³

75109.13cm³

3.height
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Best

DeLonghi Pixie

235mm

455mm

4.thickness
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Best

Bosch Tassimo Joy

109mm

465mm

5.width
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Best

DeLonghi Pixie

111mm

355mm

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

1

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.

For example

Miele CVA6805

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2.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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3.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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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 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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6.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.

For example

Nuova Simonelli Prontobar

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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.

For example

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo

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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

2l

3.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

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4.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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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.

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6.Has PID controller
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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.

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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.

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2.Has cleaning alert
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The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.

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3.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.

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

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3.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.

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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.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.

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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.

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