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Delonghi EC 860

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Delonghi EC 860. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and durability. The performance and maintenance also get good comments. Some have doubts about the reliability, and reviews are divided on the noise.

usability, maintenance, performance, durability, price

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Delonghi EC 860 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: Raiza (productreview.com.au)

Amazing! Can't live without it

 

The machine makes great tasting coffee and it is really easy to use with options for different types of coffees. The compartment where milk is heated up and added to the cup is really convenient and really easy to use. There's a heating plate at the...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Maritz (productreview.com.au)

Gone back to my trusty Saeco

 

I purchased this machine just under 12 months ago from a department store in Brisbane. My sister had one and it was perfect. Got mine and it wasn't so perfect. Couldn't get the coffee to pour and it made a screeching noise. Luckily I kept the warranty...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: John L (productreview.com.au)

Great machine

 

Great setup, durable machine. Coffee is easy to use, but as any espresso goes, knowing the right grind and tamping it makes a huge difference to the taste. The spout is easy to clean and I definitely don't find any issues with that. The cup warmer...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Anthony (productreview.com.au)

Great product

 

Nice coffee machine, works well, reliable, been making coffee with it everyday for the past year. Never had any problems with it. Although one tiny complaint would be you can't reset the coffee machine to factory settings. I messed with the water...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: JLU (productreview.com.au)

Excellant

 

Always makes the perfect coffee every time, easy to setup and easy to clean. I have also purchased a similar machine for the Office which is used by the entire team every day. It has never let us down. I highly recommend this product for home or for...

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Luise (productreview.com.au)

Great product

 

Coffee sometimes tastes burnt , but this could also be the beans or water Machine is very easy to use , and we use it for about 20 coffees daily Easy to clean, refill and empty waste Cap maker is ok, but I have worked as a barista so this function is a...

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Kate (productreview.com.au)

Cafe quality coffee

 

Absolutely love this machine. Makes a perfect cup with the touch of a button. Love that the milk is automatic and it has an easy clean button to clean out milk spout. Ive had a few different coffee machines in my time and this is by far the best. My...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: gray (productreview.com.au)

Excellent

 

Great m/c easy to use, makes great coffee even my grandson uses it and it is so easy to clean very pleased with it and we bought it at retro vision Bunbury wa and the service was excellent as well as their product knowledge we would shop there again...

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: Baz (productreview.com.au)

Would you expect this machine would be throw away after 4 yrs.

 

Worked well for 4 yrs normal use then it stopped working. Took it in for repair told part no longer available, throw it in the bin. I loved this machine, it was quick to make a good coffee although I could never get the coffee hot enough. I think a...

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: Brian (productreview.com.au)

Don't even think about it !

 

This product has an engineerIng fault with its steam stem. I had my ec860m for a total of 6 months and in that time, did nothing but argue with DeLonghi & their repairer. Finally got a full refund but only after contacting Consumer Affairs. Would NEVER...

Jun, 2016
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Product Specifications

Design

Built-in Display: No
Case design:Freestanding
Colour of product:Silver
Housing material:Stainless steel
Product Type:Espresso machine

Ergonomics

Removable Drip Tray: Yes
Removable water tank: Yes
Water level indicator: Yes

Performance

Built-in grinder: No
Cappuccino making: Yes
Coffee input type:Ground coffee
Coffee maker type:Manual
Cup warmer: Yes
Espresso making: Yes
Hot water system: Yes
Lungo making: Yes
Maximum operating pressure:15
Milk tank: Yes
Types of drink:Caffe lungo, Cappuccino, Espresso, Hot water
Water filter: Yes
Water tank capacity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Auto power off: Yes
Connected load:1450
Energy efficiency class:A+
Power:1450

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:31
Height :30.5
Weight:6.8
Width:26.8