Krups XP5240 Pump Espresso Machine
Stainless Steel with Fast Water Pre Heater and Easy Cleaning Frothing Nozzle
The XP5240 from Krups features the company's redesigned steam nozzle in order to give you a coffee machine that provides you not only excellent espresso but a matching creamy and foamy froth. The machine is also equipped with the Precise Tamp feature that ensures that every brew is perfect to the taste and consistent with all the previous brews.
Interior Features The machine employs a 15 bar pump that allows it to produce hot water in record time. The pump feature pre heats the water before it brews, making sure that the coffee that is dispensed at the nozzle is at the right temperature.
This espresso machine also has an auto stop feature, which is essential when you are busy. All you have to do is set the machine and the ingredients, and it can brew a whole batch of espresso on its own. It stops when its done, leaving the espresso tasting like it is perfectly brewed.
The machine has a die cast outer covering that ensures quality and durability. No need for messy cleanups as a damp cloth will easily clean up the machine. Plus, the machine has an "eject" button that easily pushes out the used espresso in one lump for easy disposal.
The coffee filter mechanism can hold coffee grounds or soft pods depending on your preference. You will not have to switch to pods if you are used to grounds and vice versa. This way, you can blend the perfect cup according to your
Length: 10.30 inches
Height: 11.5 inches
Width: 9 inches
Total volume or number of cups: tamp system can be set for 1 to 2 cups at a time
This machine preheats water at a faster rate than other machines of similar make. This means you can enjoy a hot cup of coffee in less wait time than machines that require you to manually preheat water. The machine allows you to brew espresso, cappuccino, or latte. These variations can be enjoyed by the family or can be served while entertaining guests. The variety it offers is a twist to the usual filtered coffee machine. The espresso maker comes in stainless finish, which gives it a modern appeal and easily hides stains from leaks and spills. The compact design allows for space economy, as it easily fits on any counter.
The machine may be too expensive for an espresso machine that does not brew filtered coffee alongside the espresso mixes. Customers often complain about the handle being broken and that the company does not provide for a replacement, but simply sends in the spare parts. This can cause trouble, especially if the owner cannot install the parts him or herself.
fast water preheating
compact and fits in most counters
can blend espresso, cappuccino, and latte
handle of frother easily breaks
warranty and after sales service has negative reviews
does not come with a grinder
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