Best juicer, pity about the removable press failing after c 300 squeezes
I have owned this juicer for approximately 12 months, The machine has suburb qualities, a c 5-8 second squeeze gets all the juice, and most importantly a very quiet low pitch motor. The Stainless steel construction is excellent and solid on the bench top. The leverage on the overhand lever is an excellent idea and multiplies the downwards pressure of the squeezing cup.
I use the juicer daily and sometime bi- daily .
However the most important failing , which negates 100% of the worth of this c$300 machine, is the plastic/metal press cup. The plastic ring which locks into the lever arm gets worn fast and the cup fails to stay in the lever arm.
Purchased in June 2020 for $300.00.
Had high hopes
We thought this was going to be a great citrus press and where really happy when we first started using it, seemed really good, easy to use and got lots of juice per lime, but after about 15 limes it just stopped. we had a couple of buckets worth of limes to do and freeze. we took it back as we thought it was faulty and they gave us another one. it worked perfectly for another 15 or so limes and stopped again. it seems that the motor is over heating. this is ridiculous for such an otherwise great machine. we will be returning as this is not fit...for purpose, 15 limes is not much for such a powerfu, heavy duty and expensive machine. Breville you could have done well here with a bit better cooling designed into the motor installation, a fan on the bottom of the shaft and a cooling vent would probably have been fine, but fully inclosed like it is the motor has no chance. Build Quality is great, just the design is flawed,
Purchased in October 2019 at Harvey Norman Retail Stores - Appliances for $225.00.
Does the best job. Minor design flaw
I did a lot of research before purchase.. This juicer scores high for yield (how much juice is extracted), ease of use, versatility and ease of cleaning. I would have given it 5 stars except for an annoying design fault with the juicing cup (the bit that sits over your fruit. It has a little plastic circlip that holds it in place to allow for easy removal of the cup for cleaning. The cup has a tendency to pop out of its locator. Breville have indirectly acknowledged this design is flawed because they now provide four spares with each machine. H...aving said that, my research did not uncover a better juicer for citrus fruits. The lever action requires little effort, the juice yield is better that any other product, the unit is very quiet and the parts are all easily and quickly removed for cleaning (which is also very quick and easy). Works with limes, lemons, oranges and grapefruits with no change of parts to accommodate the different sized fruits. The strainer seems to allow just the right amount of pulp into the extracted juice (very healthy I'm told). The unit is housed in a stainless steel casing and seems very solid. If you enjoy fresh citrus juice, give this product some serious consideration.
Purchased in October 2019 at Myer Online Store for $199.00.
I thought it died then it came back to life
The kids were juicing about 10 oranges and i was telling my friend how much i liked the juicer and what a great solid design it is. Then in that moment it just stopped with a bad electric motor smell. Dissappointing after about 15 months of use. However, seemed it just needed a rest and it started working again when i checked 20 mins later. So seems to be a protective mechanism.
Annoying how the bit that fits over the fruit has such a flimsy attachment and often falls off.
Another Breville Heap of Crap!
If you want to juice more than six oranges, don't buy this over priced rubbish. Cone falls off repeatedly, and the machine shuts down before it juices one lousy bucket full of fruit!
Purchased in May 2019 at Harvey Norman for $229.00.
love it/hate it
I love the concept of this juicer, the overall quality is crap. I make orange juice every day & need a quick reliable machine & after 2(of these Breville Citrus Press Pro 800CP just stopping, they just dont last. Never again, back using Aldi citrus juicer it has never had any problems in the years of use. Do not buy, if you get one given to you or find a bargin on gumtree go for it, but dont be surprised when it dies. Also breville customer service is appalling.
Purchased in May 2018.
Could do better
I have had this press for a week now and it is very good at doing what it's supposed to do. It seems simple and solid enough and clean up is quick and easy.It is also chunky enough to have it's own place on my kitchen counter top. Time will tell whether it will be a hand me down or end up under the sink with the Scotty dog biscuit tin.
At $220 it's not cheap so I expected near perfection which sadly I don't have.
There is a cone on the handle for holding the fruit while pressing which constantly disengages itself and randomly drops of. Could ...
Magnetic cone fails after 6 months. Breville says it is not covered by 2 year warranty.
The magnetic cone that holds the fruit in place keeps falling off. I bought this in December 2017 for my mother who has a shoulder problem. So I contacted Breville, who offered to sell me one for $27.57 plus $10 postage.$37.57 each 6 months? No, I don't think so, Breville.
This is the second appliance from Breville that has not been fit for purpose.. I dont think I will be buying another one. Customer service is also non-existent, with it being made obvious that they just dont care. Maybe they bought that jacket too...
Overheats and crappy customer service
Machine over heats after 10 to 15 fruits being juiced. Called their customer service and a very rude man told me that this is normal. Breville, do not hire people who hate helping customers, its not that hard. I rarely write reviews about any product but this time I had to.
Have had this for a couple of years and am generally happy with its performance EXCEPT that the cone has chipped and broken at the attaching spike and the coating on the body under the strainer and at the point where the cone attaches has chipped away and has left quite sharp and dangerous edges. I would not expect a product in this price range to be in this condition after a couple of years. We only ever juice 2 oranges per day so not overused.
Bulky Useless Piece Of Junk
I purchased this thinking I could juice lemons (when in season) and freeze, however after juicing just 7 lemons, I could smell something & I thought it may just be "the new motor smell", squeezed another 3 lemons and it stopped working. It was hot to touch and it smelt. I unplugged it and decided to try it again after 15 minutes. It squeezed one lemon & stopped again. I called Breville and the first thing she asked me was "How many lemons did you squeeze?" I told her, & at the same time, I was thinking, What does it matter?? It is a bulky, expe...nsive juicer. It is SUPPOSED to be made for juicing large quantity of juice. Why would someone purchase a BULKY EXPENSIVE juicer to juice 10 oranges???? I was told that the machine was not made to juice more than 10 oranges at a time & the machine then has to rest for 4 hours!!. ARE YOU FOR REAL??? I have 5 in my family. You need at least 3 oranges for a glass of orange juice. Do I just tell half of my family that they can have their morning orange juice at lunch time or maybe dinner time? I have a NO BRAND small juicer that is over 15 years old and I have used it to squeeze NOT one but TWO boxes of oranges/lemons at a time, no smell, no rest. Why on earth would someone purchase an EXPENSIVE & BULKY machine so they can juice 3 glasses of orange juice at a time? I was told the machine was faulty because of the smell, however I returned the machine for a refund, NOT an exchange THINK TWICE before purchasing. What a waste of time & money.
I have had mine for over a year, worked well till this morning, the motor burned out, could smell the burnt out motor and smoke coming out. Have written to Breville this morning, will wait for their respond. Was good while it worked. Has anyone else had the same problem?
motor burnt out this morning
Overheating/stops working and lost part
Great Machine, Have one that is around 5 years old, I think. i have Lost/misplaced the Juicer Cone, cannot seem to be able to buy a replacement. So purchase a new model a week or 2 ago, stops working after a couple of oranges or lemons being juiced.
New model is about half the weight of my original model.
Now have my original working with new models juicer cone(most expensive way to purchase a spare part!?!?!
Origanl model great, new one rubbish, but atleast i have a new Juicer cone for my old one
New model over heats
Loved it. finally a quiet product that is solid and easy to clean and can handle any size citrud
Hooray . What an improvement on my old plastic breville juicer that had a citrus attachment that required a finger breaking move to detach for cleaning and roared like a chainsaw. However i was gutted when the handle jammed in the secondweek. Thank goodness a reviewer on this site provided the solution _to tighten the screw. Breville should add that advice to instructions. So easy to clean. And it is not necessary to hold it down hard nor for very long. Just make sure the strainer and bowl bits are fitted in correct place . Happy and simple juicing!
quiet and easy to clean and ss not plastic
just a loose nut that results in handle malfunction. easily adjusted so no problem
Heavy duty citrus press
I had a few citrus juicers over the years but have now settled for the Breville Citrus Press.
I bought it 6 months ago on sale. We juice citrus fruits about 3 times a week for a family of four. Three oranges will make a glass of juice. We use roughly 12 oranges at a time.
We had a cheap plastic unit which was taking too long to juice and it broke after few months. We then bought a centrifugal juicer to juice different types of fruit and vegetable juices but the citrus juice did not taste the same as freshly press juice.
I saw the Brevi...lle citrus press in store and liked the solid feel and look of it. Did some research online and decided to buy it. It is that easy to use that even the 3 years old will have a go at it. Cleaning only requires a quick brush and rinse or on busy mornings, the parts just go into the dishwasher.
Questions & Answers
with all the bad experiences people have had of not being able to juice allot of oranges has the problem been addressed and corrected. I am wanting to buy but not if magnetic holder falls off and overheats too easy. Thanks Wendy
No idea. We returned 2 then gave up.
What is "alot of oranges" ? I have two of these units (at two addresses) but only juice two large glasses of juice per day (oranges, lemons and large grapefruit). Never had an issue.
As per my review we are now on our third unit and have never had overheating issues, but we wouldn't juice more that 5 to 10 oranges and limes at one go. The juicing cone isn't magnetic, its held on by plastic circlips which can wear over time but the machine comes with several spares. I have noticed a few minor design changes between the 3 units we've owned but it's the same basic unit, just slightly improved (and some accessories like plastic dust cover and fine pulp filter have been deleted).
Hi the arm of my citrus breville doesn't go up very well and I can't work with it.
My cirtus press 800CP has just stopped working. not a sound from the motor. Nothing at all. Please help?
Hi Fran, Please contact our customer service department on 1300 139 798 or firstname.lastname@example.org so they can help you.
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|Dimensions||408 x 18.8 x 269 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
|Construction Material||Die-Cast Metal and Stainless Steel|
|Colour / Finish||Brushed Stainless Steel|
|Release date||Aug 2006|
- MPN: 3102, 800CP and 800CPBSS
- GTIN13: 9312432008921
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