Nothing fantastic it depends on the coffee beans not the machine
Nothing fantastic . It stopped working after 2 mnths luckily I got my money back by taking it back to the store . Unluckily for me I did not
Not even purchase any extra warranty .its always better to buy such things from jbi hifi / Harvey Norman etc as one can buy extra warranty
Perfect: Simplicity at its BEST
Love this machine. The thought of this machine being discontinued at one point really troubled me. I had previously bought this as a present, for my then, coffee crazy partner. Life as we know doesn't always venture the way we might have planned it. Although an English good cup of tea can often serve to soothe through many a sad time, I came to discover at the end of our defacto relationship and the 50/50 selling of my house. I equally had came addicted to coffee. Three years on and this little machine still going strong.
Thank You Breville.... I don't need all the bells & whistle's some folk desire. I just need simplicity and perfection at it's best. Only Con: I would have enjoyed seeing a stainless steel warming plate. Easy to use and a doddle to clean. For those that don't enjoy bitter tasting coffee, you might wanna switch from using Arabic coffee to Colombian. ;)
Really Delicious Cofee
I love this machine. It keeps it simple and concentrates on decent pressure and ergonomic design. I can to the process in my sleep of loading up the coffee now and dialing it in just right. I get perfect results almost every time (some user error lol) . I am more than satisfied with this, I am delighted and hope it keeps running for many years.
Delivers perfect coffee & Clever Design
Had this BES810 machine a few weeks. As my 4th coffee machine (including 1 capsule, 1 Fully Auto and another Semi Auto) this produces by far the best tasting coffee with consistent results. (Of course what you start with affects what you get out... so a good dosing grinder is also a great investment.. mine is a Breville Smart Grinder Pro. See seperate review.) As for clever design there's attention to detail that makes things work better, such as the extra tools tray that also acts as a spare water catcher when you empty the main drainage tra...y as the roll tray is automatically brought forward and can be left under drainage pipes. Then there's the very clever design of the water tank lid mechanism. Then there's the inclusion of the perfect coffee tamper that lives in a magnetic recess on the machine to prevent losing it, and the Razor coffee dosing measure tool that ensures you get as close as possible to the correct amount of coffee (until or unless you already know). To make the process faster the system dumps steam from the milk steaming side to allow coffee to be made at the perfect PID controlled temperature within a couple of seconds of steaming milk. It's care with the little things and quality of materials that seems to raise Breville above other makers. It's like Breville engineers actually think like product users. As a 4-5 coffees per day drinker the quality and ease of making a cup is important to me and this machine meets that need very well indeed. VERY IMPRESSED.
I drink long blacks! oh the perfect machine!
Consistent great shots poured.
I bought this machine because my Sunbeam was being temperamental.
One shot was amazing, perfect body, strength and taste, but the next was luke warm, bitter or the machine just got reallly loud.
So i upgraded to this Breville and oh my it's been a breeze!
After working out the correct bean grind, the Precise Espresso Extraction which gives a Low pressure pre-infusion is just magic!
I love this machine and if it ever carks it, i'll replace it with the same (but newer) model.
My daughter loves it
It was a big decision what would make good coffee, but be easy for my daughter to use, and not make too much mess. Oh, and look good :) I picked the red version of this, and she loves it. I'm so glad, because I thought I was going to have to spend 10x this amount!
So Simple to Use
Breville claim an 8 year old after instruction can use this machine. And I think they are right.
It really is as simple as turning a knob to the left to extract the crema/coffee.
Turn the knob to the centre to stop the crema/coffee flow. It automatically cuts out at about 30-40 seconds.
Turn the knob to the right to begin texturing the milk with the steam wand.
The automatic cut out out of the water flow through the portafilter allows a mug to half fill. The other half will need to be textured milk. I am sure most people will find the 50% extracted crema/coffee & textured milk an ideal mix.
A good coffee machine at a great price
I've been using this coffee machine near daily for about 3 months. It's proved to be very easy to use and hassle-free. It doesn't have the features that more expensive coffee machines have like being able to grind beans, but it's a very acceptable machine at its price point. It takes around 5 minutes from starting up the machine to having your coffee and having it cleaned - very happy with it so far.
Easy to use coffee machine
I purchased this machine along with a Breville grinder and after finding the right settings for the grinder, I can honestly say it makes an excellent cup of coffee. The machine warms up quickly, is so simple to use and makes a consistently great cup. My only gripe is the size of the tray as it can fill up with water quite quickly and then start to overflow.
real ka fei
wife loves coffee especially after giving birth to two kids, she told me rather than spend 5 dollars each time, she prefers to make her own at home. thus here we are, big brand, stainless steel finish, easy operation, perfect machine for family use. as long as she does the cleaning, i would give this beauty 10 out of 5 stars.
it is easy to use. this machine makes you like a real barista. The only down side, you have to do maintenance and the kit is not that cheap. I am really impressed with life of the machine. They are really good quality workmanship which reflected to the price that you paid.
Has a major flaw in the design
On first examination this seems to be a very well designed coffee machine offering some good features, including tamping tool, stainless steel group head, hot water dispensing, preinfusion, etc,. (for a full list of features see the breville website) However, within a short time of use it ceased to pour coffee evenly from both sides of the group head, which meant it was useless for pouring two cups at once. When removing the group head, I could see that the coffee cake was soaked mostly only on one side. I decided to investigate, and pulled the...bottom part of the receiver for the group head apart. I could see that there is only one water outlet, and it is on one side, and the water is then distributed via a series of channels so it (supposedly) comes out evenly into the coffee cake. (hope that all makes sense) However, what happens in practice, is that no matter how careful you are to fill the group head with only the correct amount of coffee, eventually these water channels become blocked with coffee grinds, and the water mostly comes out only on the one side, infusing the coffee cake mostly only one side, and the coffee then only comes out mostly on one side from the group head. So every two months or so I have to remove the water dispensing plate with an allen key, and clean the water channels or this machine will not distribute the water evenly over the coffee cake in the group head. So much of the coffee grinds are not being infused & you do not get full strength coffee, and it's wasteful of coffee grinds.
Can't beat this Coffee machine
I have one at work and one at home. Next getting one for the Girlfriends place. I only drink a doppio. (Double shot espresso) And i can make it better in this machine than most coffee shops make it for me. Easy to use if you know how to use it. Pretty easy to clean too
Not up to its ancestry
My Breville 800 series machine broke down this morning , catastrophic pump failure , it was well over twelve years old and gave sterling service each and every morning during that time .
The GoodGuys sold me its replacement for $349 , great I thought, the old one was so good I expected the same from this new model , it looked almost identical .
Looks are obviously deceptive , the coffee tasted frightful despite playing around with grind size , filter cups and infusion time . Bitter , burnt coffee from previously sweet and aromatic grinds . S...
Not as good a past machines
This unit replaced my old Breville 800 Class Espresso which I owned without any problem for about 6 years till it finally broke down took it in for repairs was told not viable so of to buy another Breville.
Well, this Duo Temp pro cant hold a mirror to my old one, while it works ok the coffee creme is no way near as good nor the flavor close, so disappointed.
Will be selling it off I think.
Questions & Answers
My machine seems to have steam and water droplets escaping fron around the hex attachment at the top of the steam wand. It is tight, how do I fix this please Thanks
I have just bought this. I can not seem to get a good strong coffee from it. It just seems really watery and very weak. Can someone tell me what I’m doing wrong please?
depending on which basket you use, you will want to use a certain amount of ground coffee. the duo temp pro comes with an 18g basket and i believe a 12g. In my opinion i would say go for the 18g. make sure u coffee is ground fine enough but not so fine you get only a few drops out. you want to aim for a 36g pull during 27-30 seconds. if you are using pre-ground coffee use the pressurised "dual wall" basket. keep in mind none of these variables are set in stone so feel free to play around with them. theres a playlist on youtube that i really recommend: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTFsBqhpLes&list=PLxz0FjZMVOl15gHRbhcZSDvlgUV4vxnp9
Can I use generic cleaning powders to clean machine? Thanks
Don't know about powders, but I put 2 litres of vinegar through it....I put the vinegar in, let it sit for about 2 hrs, then let 1/2 out through the coffee part and then the rest out through the milk nozzle. Then I repeat with about 2 full water containers. I've had mine forever
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|Category||Semi-Automatic and Manual Coffee Machines|
|Pump Pressure||15 bar|
|Input Power||1,700 W|
|Dishwasher Safe Parts||No|
|Water Tank Capacity||1.8 L|
|Dimensions||334 x 311.7 x 257 mm|
|Milk Frother||Steam Wand|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Brushed Stainless Steel|
- GTIN14: 10021614056303
- MPN: 35904110, 947 and BES810BSS
- GTIN13: 9312432022897 and 9312432024181
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