Krups Steam Espresso Machine XP1020
Black/Silver 4-cup with Removable Filter and Warming Tray
The Krups XP1020 is a compact espresso machine that can fit on your kitchen counter or your office desk. This machine comes in either black or silver finish and can brew up to four cups of espresso. The elegant design and compact features of this espresso machine from Krups surely make this a valuable addition to any kitchen.
Interior Features The machine runs on a steam format that is easy to learn and easy to use. It also has an illuminated on and off switch that the user can use to see whether the machine is working or not.
The espresso maker can produce plain espresso, cappuccino, or lattes. The frother creates thick foamy toppings for these drinks that will make you enjoy it more.
The espresso maker can product up to four cups, which are kept warm. This capacity is good enough for personal use and serving a few guests.
The metal finish is durable and easy to clean. The drip tray and the filter are removable, which allow for ease in cleaning. You will not need to scoop out the contents of the filter because the grounds can be easily disposed of.
The machine also has a warming tray in order for you to keep you espresso nice and hot even after it has been brewed. Sit down, relax, and enjoy a cup of espresso without worrying that your next cup will not be as hot.
Length: 8.5 inches
Height: 11 inches
Width: 9.38 inches
Total volume or number of cups: 4 cups of espresso
The compact size and the elegant design will surely attract buyers since it can conveniently fit on any counter space. The metal finish also makes it an easy blend with other kitchen appliances. The machine can also brew cappuccino and lattes. It has a milk frother that makes excellent foamy toppings. This espresso maker is not only easy to use but also cleaning is hassle-free with the removable tray and filter as well as the metal finish. The machine doesn't have all those complicated controls and are very easy to operate.
The setting for the coffee brews are not programmable, and there may be issues regarding the consistency of the taste of the coffee. Also, the nozzle cannot accommodate larger coffee mugs as it is positioned in the lower portion of the machine. Most of the parts are plastic and this may entail problems regarding breakage and durability. Plus, the coffee adapts the plastic taste of the materials and this may take some getting used to.
compact and stylish design
makes up to four cups of espresso
keeps drinks warm
easy to operate controls
easy to clean
steam format works well
measurement settings cannot be programmed
prone to leaks and spills
plastic parts entail durability issues
froth nozzle cannot accommodate larger cups
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