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De'Longhi EC685.BK

De'Longhi EC685.BK
alaScore 89

256 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 256 reviews of De'Longhi EC685.BK. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the noise and size are on the whole positive. The design and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, design, size, noise

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the De'Longhi EC685.BK is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Espresso coffee maker


"Still trying to get to terms with it. The coffee is not hot. Tried to change the settings but it didn't work. Assumed it was my age so got my son to do it and he couldn't do it either. Didn't have a double measuring thing. Spoke to De'Longhi and they...

Dec, 2018

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"Great machine. We especially love the milk steamer as the kids can have hot chocolate & chai latte when my husband has his coffee. Would recommend "

Dec, 2018

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Heaven in a cup!


"In the past, I have had other pod-based coffee machines - this is the real deal. The De'Longhi EC658.BK creates barista style coffee which easily matches the high street shops. The steam arm creates brilliant cappuccino milk and is very easy to use....

Dec, 2018

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Great little coffee machine


"Does what is sayes on the tin and Workes as it should and makes a lovely coffee"

Dec, 2018

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Perfect online buying


"Product easy to find, full product description easily accessible and next day delivery for a little extra cost. Kept up dated with dispatch and delivery. Perfect housewarming present enjoyed by everyone. "

Dec, 2018

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Great coffee machine


"Good simple coffee machine, makes great flavorsome coffee with good crema. Easy to use, sleek design and looks great on kitchen worktop. Only downside is it is rather noisy, especially when frothing milk and waiting time for machine to be ready for...

Dec, 2018

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My new espresso machine


"Had to replace a much loved (though 10 years old) Dualit. I thought I'd replace it like for like, though the Black Friday offer on the De'Longhi tempted me. So I checked out the specs and the reviews and decided to try it. And I'm very happy with it....

Dec, 2018

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Love love love


"I love this coffee machine. I like that you can program it as to how much coffee you like in your cup, how strong and how hot ... pretty amazing. It also has the Orion to warm milk make lates or capucinos . Excellent value "

Nov, 2018

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De’Linghi EC685


"Nice domestic coffee machine. Takes a few minutes to read the manual and adjust the settings but once it's done it is very easy to use. Makes a really good coffee."

Nov, 2018

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"Fab product, easy to use, heats up and ready to go very quickly and makes a lovely brew. Also aesthetically pleasing in Matt black "

Nov, 2018

Product Specifications


Certification:CE, WEEE


Built-in display:N
Case design:Freestanding
Coffee filter:Y
Color of product:Black
Control Type:Buttons
Housing material:Metal / Stainless Steel
Number of spouts:1
Product type:Espresso Machine / Espresso maker
Reservoir for brewed coffee:Cup
Steam pipe:Y


Adjustable cup stand height:Y
Backlight buttons:Y
Detachable filter holder:Y
Drip/spout adjustment:Vertical
Ergonomic grip:Y
Illuminated on/off switch:Y
Indication light:Y
Non-slip feet:Y
Removable drip tray:Y
Removable water tank:Y
Water Level Indicator:Y

Packaging Content

Quantity per pack:1


Adjustable coffee strength:Y
Adjustable temperature:Y
Adjustable water flow:Y
Americano making:N
Anti-drip function:Y
Anti-scale system:Y
Built-in Grinder:N
Built-in milk frother:Y
Caffe crema making:N
Cappuccino making:Y
Chocolate milk making:N
Coffee input type:Ground Coffee
Coffee maker type:Fully-auto / Manual
Coffee making:Y
Cup warmer:Y
Espresso making:Y
Fast heat:Y
Heating system:Thermoblock
Hot chocolate making:N
Hot milk making:Y
Hot water system:Y
Latte macchiato making:N
Latte making:N
Lungo making:N
Mocha making:N
Number of temperature settings:3
Orzo making:N
Overflow protection:Y
Ristretto making:N
Standby function:Y
Tea making:N
Warm-up time:40
Water hardness selector:Y
Water tank capacity:1 / 1.1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Auto power off:Y
Connected load:1300 / 1350
Energy saving mode:Y
Power:1300 / 1350

Technical Details

Easy to clean:Y
Easy to use:Y
On/Off switch:Y
Pump pressure:15
Water tank material:Plastic

Weight & Dimensions