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Russell Hobbs 14863

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 reviews of Russell Hobbs 14863. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. Comments about the capacity and price are generally positive. There are some less positive comments about the performance and noise, and the design and size get mixed comments.

usability, price, capacity

noise, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Russell Hobbs 14863 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Russell Hobbs 14863 from The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers on People really like the capacity and usability, whereas some have doubts about the performance and noise.

price, usability, capacity

size, noise, performance

52% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Russell Hobbs 14863 Slipstream Steam Generator 1800 Watt IronRussell Hobbs 14863 Slipstream Steam Generator 1800 Watt Iron

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Redman1 (

Super Iron


Great purchase easy iron in not time at all - every house should have 1!!!!!

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: abc123abc (



very quick service and good price.

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: manc01 (

Great price and great purchase


Was recommended by a friend and it is wel worth the price

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Jackstars (

Good Generator


This Iron is not too big like some of the other generators but just as powerful, its actually makes ironing a pleasure, well almost. It does make life a little easier with ease of use.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: LEM2009 (

Ironing made easy!


This product has revolutionised my ironing experience. The steam generated is excellent at removing creases without the need for elbow grease and the fact that the water tank is not part of the iron makes the iron itself light and easy to manoeuvre.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: ykg53 (

Good product


Very good price ,small and compact , easy to store away and carry around ,no complex controls just plug in and iron.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: dj1quack (

good value for money and excellent product


This is the first steam generator I have owned, and I must say I have been impressed.The steam ensures less effort is required to take creases out of difficult material. I also like the fact the steam will take creases out of delicate items without...

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Crambeck (

Dont bother


Just bought this tried it out as soon as I got home and it's going straight back. I get a better steam press with my ordinary iron. Didn't realise to get steam you have to keep your finger on the trigger and while doing that it makes the TV buzz. I...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Baccas (

Lower price, lower performance

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We bought this steam generator as our first try out of a steam generator iron. My wife found the performance was mediocre initially (nevertheless an improvement on our old iron) but this got worse over time. The machine is very noisy when steaming,...

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Graham (

Russell Hobbs 14863


This product has a good size resevoir and delivers apprpriate levels of steam .

Jun, 2014

Product Specifications


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