De’Longhi EC220b 15-Bar Pump Driven Espresso Maker

October 20, 2016 - Comment

Enjoy espresso, cappuccinos, or lattes at home with this compact espresso machine. It features a 15 bar pump system to deliver a perfect cream and a swivel jet Frother to make rich, creamy foam. It also comes with a built in tamper to help pack your grounds into the filter and correctly tamp them for

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(as of April 20, 2020 7:00 am GMT+0000 - Details)

Enjoy espresso, cappuccinos, or lattes at home with this compact espresso machine. It features a 15 bar pump system to deliver a perfect cream and a swivel jet Frother to make rich, creamy foam. It also comes with a built in tamper to help pack your grounds into the filter and correctly tamp them for the optimum espresso. The water tank and drip tray are removable for easy refilling and cleaning.

FAQ

1. Water does not pump fast enough to make an espresso
A. The pump is a 15 Bar pressure. Please do not ramp the coffee too hard.

2. Burns the coffee.
A. Please calibrate the machine before use.

3. After a couple of cups of coffee the pressure became 0.
A. The pressure has to be built up before each coffee is made to get the right temperature

4. I’m not happy with the steam process of this machine. It boils rather than steaming and foaming the milk.
A. Please clean the steam wand especially the small hole that let air in and create the foam.

5. Water drips from the underside of the tank.
A. The tank must be fully inserted otherwise some water can pass through the seal

6.  Coffee basket sticks and is difficult to turn.
A.  When unit is new the turning is more strong but with usage it get loosen up.

Product Features

  • Stainless Steel Boiler with 15 bars of pressure
  • The swivel jet Frother makes cappuccinos; lattes; or any other frothy milk beverage with ease
  • 35 ounce removable water tank for easy filling
  • Built in coffee tamper. Self priming operation requires no start up preparation
  • Kindly review the video under the image section for set up related and cleaning instructions of Espresso Maker.
  • Utilize De’Longhi’s call center for customized help setting up and maintaining your machine at 1-800-322-3848

Comments

Ara says:

Changed my mind First of all, please temper your expectations: this is a $90 espresso machine, not a Jura $4,000 top-of-the-line. So some compromises need to be made. Unfortunately, after two years of issuing this machine, I have come to believe that the compromises are too much. 

AS_Mpls says:

More Art than Science! This is a good machine if you learn how to properly tamper the coffee in the coffee filter. The built-in tamper is good enough. I initially tampered it too hard and the coffee would not pour out. I still have a fully functional Krups 963 steam Espresso machine that works great for the last 17 years but wanted to be able to make multiple cups in a short time. With De’Longhi EC220b, the amount of coffee you add to the 2 cup coffee filter, how fine the coffee is ground and how you tamper…

Rich says:

Nice product Another reviewer who gave the EC220 a one star review needed to be more patient. At start up the machine is completely dry so the priming system needs time to fill. Make certain the water container is fully seated to open the valve. It will take a while for the machine to prime itself, just let it run until water starts to flow. After the first time, it will flow quickly. A big plus is how quiet this machine is, much quieter and smoother than my former Krups espresso unit. The frother works…

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