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DeLonghi EC 146

DeLonghi EC 146
alaScore 89

23 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of DeLonghi EC 146. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the performance. The price is also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical views about the noise.

usability, price, performance


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.

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Consumer review by: Mad Dog (

Perfect Coffee


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

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Roge (

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 by: jack l (

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 by: Vikkix (

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 by: Eliza13 (



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

Consumer review by: fajt (



Easy to operate and good value for money and makes the cappuccino each day successfully. It's also quick. I suspect the pressure is not as high as we would like ideally and the frothier doesn't seem to froth unless you work at it.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Co ey (

Easy to use and makes a great coffee


I bought this to replace my old espresso maker Iwish i had bought this earlier

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: widget (

Missing tank valve


Arrived with missing valve from the tank. Very ask you to contact manufacturer which seems poor. However delongi sent it straight away arrived the next day. Great value machine lots of pressure for foam nozzle and so far so good espresso.

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: Coffee snob (

Looks good


I bought this because I was sick of instant coffee.I love it but it's a bit noisey in the morning also cup vibrates so can't turn your back on it Great coffee so well werth it

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Alix (

Not bad for the price.


I brought this as a replacement for my Krups coffee machine as it was old and kept leaking. I have to say I'm quite impressed with this one. Makes lovely coffee etc.. really good value for money too. You'll need short cups though, also espresso cup...

Mar, 2017

Product Specifications


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


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


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

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