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Hamilton Beach 40729 Espresso Maker

Black with Silver Accents Espresso/Cappuccino Coffee Pod Holder Easy-to-fill Reservoir

Black with Silver Accents Espresso/Cappuccino Coffee Pod Holder Easy-to-fill Reservoir

The Hamilton Beach 40729 Espresso/Cappuccino Maker with Pod Holder is a unit designed for espresso and cappuccino lovers. This one has simple and efficient design that makes espresso and cappuccino making an easy process. This cappuccino/espresso machine is also not very expensive compared to other units with similar features.


Interior Features
  • The bar pump of this machine has 15 bars. This means it has the capacity to make great tasting coffee in every cup.
  • This machine also works with either ground espresso and pre-measured pods. The frother of this unit is easy to use and can really produce excellent froth.
  • There's also a pressure safety valve for your safety. The filters are made of stainless steel so they're durable.

    Exterior Features

  • The unit's water reservoir's capacity is two cups. The water reservoir is removable which makes it easy for the user to wash the item. This also facilitates the easy filling of water into the reservoir or tank.
  • The appliance also has a cup warming plate to pre-heat the beverage before you serve it. The power indicator light offers additional convenience.
  • The on/off switch of the machine is easy to locate and control. The dip tray is removable for the user's convenience in cleaning the device. There is also the thermostat indicator light that signals the status of the thermostat.

    Dimension Specifications

    Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 10.2 x 13.8 inches

    Advantages

    Making cappuccinos is also easy with this machine because it has an adjustable steam/frothing dial that allows the steaming of milk for cappuccinos and lattes. The package comes with an instructional video, measuring scoop/tamper, two stainless steel filters, and laminated recipe cards. The machine is not difficult to clean because the water tank is removable. Aside from it, the dip tray is also removable. The unit is also very efficient to use because there are light indicators to signify the status of the brewing process. The control panel in this unit is easy to locate and manage. The stainless steel filters of the unit are very durable. So with this unit, you don't have to buy new filters every now and then. The price is so cheap that you don't have to spend a fortune to buy an espresso/cappuccino maker. With this machine, you can have the option to pre-heat the beverages before you serve them.The safety valve makes this machine accident-proof. The 15-bar pump allows you to brew excellent-tasting coffee n ever cup. The pump system also makes sure that you make the most out of every espresso pod.

    Disadvantages

    Not every coffee mug fits on the coffee spout. The unit's frothing wand is not really easy to use.

    Pros

  • affordable
  • removable water tank
  • thermostat indicator light
  • easy-to-manage controls
  • stainless steel filters
  • durable built
  • espresso/ cappuccino maker in one
  • user-friendly control panel
  • lighted indicators
  • instructional video
  • recipe cards included
  • easy to clean
  • removable dip tray
  • adjustable frothing dial
  • great-tasting coffee in every cup
  • cup warming plate
  • stylish design
  • works with pre-measured pods
  • 15-bar pump

    Cons

  • frothing wand difficult to use
  • coffee spout not adjustable

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