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DeLonghi EC 146

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of DeLonghi EC 146. 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 maintenance and size. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some less positive comments about the noise.

usability, price, performance, size, maintenance

noise

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the DeLonghi EC 146 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review (ao.com)

Fab coffee machine

 

"Great coffee. Easy to use and easy to clean. Highly recommended. Can be quieter. "

Ease to use; Value for money; Looks good

Noisy

May, 2018

Consumer review (ao.com)

No more shop bought coffee!

 

"Let me begin by saying how much I LOVE coffee! It's the first and last thing I drink every day, and the stronger the better. I have always wanted my own coffee machine and this one does not disappoint! - This machine is small and compact, perfect for...

Makes Good Coffee; Doesn't Take Up Much Space; Compact; Ease to use; Value for money; Looks good

Small Cup Needed When Dispensing Coffee; Noisy

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (ao.com)

A less restrictive alternative to pods

 

"I've been using this machine for about a week now, for when I want a longer coffee (versus my pod based machine). It's easy enough to use and produces great results. Our espresso cups fit perfectly underneath, along with other small coffee cups. The...

Easy to dispose of spent coffee; Good build quality; Looks good

Complicated

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (ao.com)

De’Longhi espresso machiene

 

"This espresso machine is a very easy product to use once you get the hang of how it works and comes with all the necessary parts to make a lovely coffee. Great product highly recommend."

Ease to use; Good build quality; Value for money; Looks good

Noisy

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Perfect Coffee

 

This product does everything very well, my Barista wife tells me so :)

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Stylish product

 

My daughter and I love our lattes and this machine makes them perfectly. The initial set up was straightforward and then quick to use on a daily basis. The milk froths up perfectly to make a perfect latte or hot chocolate. Delighted with my purchase!

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Stylish product

 

My daughter and I love our lattes and this machine makes them perfectly. The initial set up was straightforward and then quick to use on a daily basis. The milk froths up perfectly to make a perfect latte or hot chocolate. Delighted with my purchase!

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (ao.com)

This item is too complicated.

 

"I purchased this model as I thought it would enhance my enjoyment of coffee. I found it to be noisey, complicated and inefficient and took much too long to produce what turned out to be a very disappointing coffee."

Noisy; Complicated; Expensive

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Makes good coffee

 

I bought this a few weeks ago. It arrived earlier than I expected. Well packaged. It initially took me a while to learn how to use the machine, bit easy once I got used to it. It's quite light so needs to be held when inserting the coffee and you need...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

CREMA!

 

Bought this for hubby as I thought it a bargain sale price and would do as an interim . He bemoaned the fact that the crema wasn't as good as the last De'Longhi machine. However, through trial and error he has found a way of getting what he wants and...

Jul, 2017

Product Specifications

Design

Built-in display: No
Case design:Freestanding
Color of product:Black
Control Type:Rotary
Housing material:Stainless Steel
Product type:Drip coffee maker
Steam pipe: Yes

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Auto power off: Yes
Auto power off after:9
Connected load:1050

Performance

Anti-drip function: Yes
Built In Thermometer: Yes
Built-in coffee tamper: Yes
Built-in Grinder: No
Built-in thermometer:Y
Capacity in cups:2
Coffee input type:Ground Coffee
Coffee maker type:Manual
Espresso making:Y
Maximum operating pressure:15
Types of drink:Espresso
Water tank capacity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Auto power off:Y
Connected load:1050
Power:1050

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.45
Height:11.4
Weight:6.61
Width:7.48