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Bosch TAS 4502 GB JOY Black

alaTest has collected and analyzed 191 reviews of Bosch TAS 4502 GB JOY Black. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the maintenance and size. The price and design also get good reviews, but there are some critical comments about the capacity.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Bosch TAS 4502 GB JOY Black is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: RikkiG (very.co.uk)

Rubbish

 

I've had this machine just 3 months. There are no instructions, and its operation makes no sense. The lights on it are unexplained so when they show one has no idea of the problem. After those 3 months, it needed rescaling which costs. More trouble...

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: Rabie (very.co.uk)

RED LIGHTS

 

I cannot get rid of the "cleaning" red light on the display, I have run the descaling for few times and put descaler through it but the light remains on. any suggestions please ??

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: BELL (very.co.uk)

TAS4502GB

 

We were given the Tassimo Joy TAS45, as an christmas present and it's been great. But having problems trying to find filters for it. As the ones we thought would do, won't. It states Brita Maxtra filters, But Brita Maxtra, from Tescos. But they've...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Catsy (very.co.uk)

Great choices

 

This was a Christmas gift, I love the coffe maker but the instructions for use are not very audible, pictures and no corresponding literature. That spoilt it for me I don't really know what the orange disc is for

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: alan (very.co.uk)

Very Disappointing

 

Bought the Joy as a replacement for another Bosch Tasimo machine. Within a very short time I realised I had made a huge mistake. It is bigger than my much loved Fidelia and so wouldn't fit onto the worktop in my medium size Kitchen. The water container...

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Jacee22 (argos.co.uk)

Very simple and quick to use.

 

There are a good range of beverages available for this machine.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Agnes (argos.co.uk)

Perfect!

 

Perfect, I love it!

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: NickyOH (argos.co.uk)

Looks Good but thats about it.

 

Was impressed to start off with as it matched my kitchen decor and looks quite neat alongside other Bosch appliances. However upon trying various tassimo drinks I struggle to find anything enjoyable as they have changed most of the drinks range around...

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: April (argos.co.uk)

Great machine

 

Don't hesitate to buy this machine. Makes hot drinks from pods. Various Coffee pods, tea, hot chocolate. Pods a little pricy but easy to use.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Lizzy15 (argos.co.uk)

Compact and stunning to look at

 

Small enough to fit in any space on a work surface and looks stunning.

Oct, 2015

Product Specifications

Design

Built-in Display: No
Case design:Freestanding
Colour of product:Anthracite, Black / Black, Stainless Steel
Control type:Sensor
Housing material:Chrome / Plastic
Product Type:Pod coffee machine

Ergonomics

Cord Length:1
Cord storage: Yes
Dishwasher-proof parts: Yes
Illuminated on/off switch: Yes
Removable water tank: Yes

Other features

Brita Filter compatible:Y
Brita Maxtra water filter:Y

Performance

Automatic anti-calc: Yes
Brand compatibility:Bosch Tassimo
Built-in grinder:No / Yes
Caffe crema making: Yes
Cappuccino making: Yes
Coffee input type:Coffee pod
Coffee maker type:Fully-auto
Coffee making: Yes
Espresso making: Yes
Hot chocolate making: Yes
Hot milk making: Yes
Hot water system: Yes
Latte macchiato making: Yes
Maximum operating pressure:3.3
Tea making: Yes
Types of drink:Caffe crema, Cappuccino, Coffee, Espresso, Hot chocolate, Hot milk, Hot water, Latte macchiato, Tea / Cappuccino, Coffee, Espresso, Hot chocolate, Hot water, Latte macchiato, Tea
Water filter: Yes
Water tank capacity:1.4

Power

AC input frequency:50 / 60 / 50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240 / 220-240
Auto power off: Yes
Connected load:1300
Power:1300

Technical Details

Cable Length:1
Dishwasher-proof parts:Y
On/off switch: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:33.3
Height :28.9
Package depth:34
Package height:31
Package weight:3.8 / 3.9
Package width:27
Weight:3.2 / 3.34
Width:23