3Smeg ECF01BLAU (Black)
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Smeg ECF01BLAU (Black)

 VerifiedMPNs:18606, 679682, BFCOFFEEPACK and ECF01BLAU
3Smeg ECF01BLAU (Black)
4.1

20 reviews

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75% · 154 · 20%

Product is used
  • Daily
  • Several times a week
Build Quality
4.0
Value for Money
3.8
Ease of Use
3.8
Cleaning & Maintenance
4.4
Noise Level
3.6
Consistency
4.4
Milk Frothing
3.2

Reviews

20 reviews
Lily G
Lily G2 posts
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Great tasting coffee!

I read a bunch of negative reviews on here after purchasing the black smeg and so I didn't have high expectations. But so far I haven't had any issues with it. The beans don't burn, the coffee is the perfect temp, and the whole process was super easy. Absolutely loving it. Show details
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Mary R.
Mary R.Perth, WA2 posts
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I love it

I use it multiple times everyday and never have a problem with it. it is consistent and easy to use.
i have had it for just over 2 years now and will get another one when it eventually dies. I am a ex barista and its very good quality for a home coffee system. my only problem is telling the coffee machine to descale can be quite confusing and always have to get a youtube video up. Show details
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simon-john
simon-johnPerth, WA4 posts
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Excellent machine at this price point

If you are expecting this machine to produce coffee like your local Barista makes for you, then your expectations are too high. This is an entry level home machine that if you know what you are doing will make a nice brew. We have been using the ESE PODs recently for a delightful mess free environmentally friendly brew and haven't been disappointed. Remember its about the beans and the grind - no matter how much you spend if you dont get this right even the most expensive machine wont produce a good brew. Easy to use and keep clean, stylish and reliable - a good entry level system for the price you cant go wrong. Show details
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SPeja
SPejaSouth East Queensland, QLD2 posts
  ECF01BLAU

1yo machine and is not frothing milk

1yo machine recently stopped memorising the coffee quantity, and now doesn’t froth the milk either. It starts to froth the milk it looses all pressure and stops pumping the water and then completely stops, all lights flash momentarily and then it keeps flashing the 2x coffee cup lights. Have descaled this week. Show details
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Hayley R.
Hayley R.
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Milk frother terrible

Coffee machine looks great and the coffee tastes good however the milk frother is terrible. I have been practicing for months now and trying different techniques and it’s not getting any better. I have had other milk frothers previously with no issues. With this machine the milk doesn’t get overly hot, and just fills with air bubbles. Not happy.  Show details
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Hi Hayley R., To create less milk foam, make sure the wand is as far down the jug as possible. Also don't move the jug around when heating the milk. This should reduce the amount of air being introduced into the milk.
Regards
Smeg

Donna
DonnaSouthwest, VIC9 posts
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Love the look and the functionality-even my husband can use it!

Love the look and the functionality-even my husband can use it although it did take him a few coffees to perfect his skill. But since he has we enjoy great tasting coffee at home. The machine is easy to use and clean and we are very excited to add the coffee grinder to our collection next. Show details
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Malmac
MalmacHunter Region, NSW7 posts
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Cosmic
CosmicBrisbane11 posts
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From DeLonghi to Smeg!

Just purchased the Smeg version (Feb ‘21) after ten years of the DeLonghi, everyday use. These are the same machine with cosmetic differences.
Once used to adjusting the settings to get the coffee temperature right this is a set and forget machine. I use it for one to two coffees at a time, occasionally four. Brilliant coffee every time. Thanks to the Barista from Melbourne and the tips on swirling the milk without the cylinder attached for lattes, good move.
I trust i will get another ten years out of the Smeg, great little machine, love the Retro look. Show details
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Dan
DanSydney, NSW5 posts
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I forgot to mention that standard mugs/ coffee cups don't fit under the portafilter and the machine doesn't come with milk jug...

Samantha C.
Samantha C.Greater Melbourne (Inner), VIC4 posts
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Candice v.The Mallee, VIC
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Kate S.
Kate S.4 posts
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This is THE best compact manual coffee machine I have ever had

One year on and it still produces the best coffee! Simple to use, easy to clean.
Only needs descaling when the lights start flashing.
Combine it with decent coffee beans and you will no longer go out for coffee, ever.

Thank you SMEG! Show details

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aldo08
aldo08Sydney, NSW5 posts
  Verified ECF01BLAU

Smeg at its absolute best!

Its is so simple to use. It works flawlessly every time. And the coffee is perfect and delicious every time. Have I mentioned how beautiful it looks? It is Italian design at its best. Show details
Maddie
Maddie
  ECF01BLAU

The milk frother

I love the look of the machine but after a few uses I wanted to throw it at a wall. The milk frother as is is impossible to get a good milk consistency. It bubbles up and overflows in seconds. After a few days I realised you could take the metal piece off and just have the silicone steam wand. That made ALL THE DIFFERENCE. I could get a decent swirl going and much silkier milk.

My advice; throw out that piece of steel crap if you value decently textured milk. After that I loved the machine. Show details ·  1

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Tracey
TraceyGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC8 posts
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I love this machine

The crema! So quick! So beautiful!
I have even stopped buying cafe coffee. The quality is consistent and the perfect temperature. I am surprised at the quality of the milk frother for such a small machine. Show details ·  1

Questions & Answers

Jessica L.
Jessica L. · ECF01BLAU (Black)

Hi! My coffee machine seems to have lost pressure, so that when the basket fills with water it doesn’t come through. Rather the water just sits in the basket and flows back into the machine. I have cleaned, descaled and scrubbed to ensure there isn’t a blockage. Any ideas?

D Sticks
D Sticks · ECF01BLAU (Black)

The orange light appeared on my espresso maker so I ran a descale cycle and rinse successfully. The orange light was still on so I tried to run one more descale, but now when I do the final sequence in starting the descale nothing happens. Not sure what to do. Seems like it can still make a drink fine but I’m worried I won’t be able to get rid of the orange light or descale in the future :/

Ringo
Ringo · ECF01BLAU (Black)

The descaler light keeps flashing despite running through the descaler program several times. Why is this happening? Thanks, Ringo

Smeg
Smeg   DM   

Hi Ringo, At the end of the rinse cycle, press and hold the steam button to purge any remaining water in the system. The light will then switch off.
Regards
Smeg

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CategorySemi-Automatic and Manual Coffee MachinesSemi-Automatic and Manual Coffee MachinesSemi-Automatic and Manual Coffee MachinesSemi-Automatic and Manual Coffee Machines
Price (RRP) $549$549$549$549
Pump Pressure15 bar15 bar15 bar15 bar
Input Power1,350 W1,350 W1,350 W1,350 W
Dishwasher Safe PartsNoNoNoNo
Water Tank Capacity1 L1 L1 L1 L
Dimensions 303 x 149 x 330 mm303 x 149 x 330 mm303 x 149 x 330 mm303 x 149 x 330 mm
Weight4.7 kg4.7 kg4.7 kg4.7 kg
Milk FrotherSteam WandSteam WandSteam WandSteam Wand
Bean GrinderNoneNoneNoneNone
Manufacturer Warranty2 year(s)2 year(s)2 year(s)2 year(s)
Colour / FinishBlackCreamPale BlueRed
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  • MPN: 18606, 679682, BFCOFFEEPACK and ECF01BLAU
  • GTIN13: 8017709229948

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