It can be a lot of fun testing various machines and their coffee to find the best ones. However, when you are thinking of purchasing a new machine, you want to make sure you get the right one for you.
And that’s why we have spent so long testing out the various options to ensure you get barista style coffee easily and quickly every time.
We love the De'Longhi Magnifica, and because of that, we have chosen it as our best dual purpose coffee maker.
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This article will:
- Tell you about the features of the machine
- Tell you what’s great about it
- Tell you what’s not so great about it
By the end of the article, you will be able to decide much more easily if this is the right machine for you!
What Features Can You Expect with the De'Longhi Magnifica?
“This machine has the features of a full sized automatic machine, but in a streamlined, compact design that fits beautifully on your kitchen counter top.”
Here are some of the fab features:
The Delonghi Magnifica comes a standard one year warranty, and also allows the options for extended warranties. Choose from:
- A three year warranty or
- A four year warranty
Delonghi also provide a specialist call centre to help customers with setting up their machine and maintaining it.
Video: De'Longhi Magnifica Reviewed
How the De'Longhi Magnifica Works
This machine works through a simple control panel with programmable settings. With five strength settings and four cup size settings, you will be sure to find your perfect drink settings. Than simply allow the machine to remember your preferences.
The milk frother is super easy to use. There’s no need to mess around filling up and attaching a milk tank. Simply place your milk in a jug and insert the frother for instant, barista style results.
The brew unit is really easy to remove and reattach for cleaning.
PRO TIP: For a really intense espresso, try using the strongest flavour setting with the smallest water setting. You can then easily work back until you find your perfect taste.
The Pros of the De'Longhi Magnifica
The Cons of the De'Longhi Magnifica
Tips for Getting the Best Results with the De'Longhi Magnifica
As with all products, there are some tips that can help you use it to its maximum efficiency:
We hope that you can now see why we chose the De'Longhi Magnifica as our best dual purpose machine. With perfect espresso and perfect milky coffees, this model gives you the best of both worlds. It’s also one of the cheaper offerings from De'Longhi, coming in at slightly more than $500 – that money saved can be put towards some artisan coffee for a drink you will never get tired of!