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DeLonghi EN680.M Nespresso Lattissima Single-Serve Espresso Maker | Become Your Own Home Barista | Espresso Perfecto

DeLonghi EN680.M Nespresso Lattissima Single-Serve Espresso Maker | Become Your Own Home Barista

Delonghi EN680M Nespresso Lattissima Single Serve Espresso Maker Review

Enjoying our favorite cups of coffee at one of the many local cafés brings about satisfaction that goes beyond getting a caffeine fix. There is the cozy ambience, the friendly baristas, and people who like everything related to coffee as much as we do. But wouldn’t it be great to make coffee yourself right in the comfort of your own home as well as a barista can? There are those who might find it troublesome to get up early, dress up, and then travel to the nearest coffee shop just to get some proper coffee. If you’d agree, you got to check the DeLonghi EN680.M Nespresso Lattissima Single-Serve Espresso Maker.

DeLonghi EN680.M Nespresso Lattissima Single-Serve Espresso Maker, Metal

One of major Italian small appliance manufacturer DeLonghi’s offering to true coffee enthusiasts who want an espresso machine that can give more than most average espresso machines currently available in the market,the DeLonghi EN680.M Nespresso Lattissima Single-Serve Espresso Maker features the latest in espresso-making technology that together will enable you whip up coffee like a pro.

To prove this is indeed the case, let us break down each feature for you; beginning with the DeLonghi EN680’s Nespresso-patented, easy-to-use, coffee capsule system. Thanks to this system, all you have to do to begin processing the coffee is load a capsule, press the button on the conveniently placed, illuminated, rotary-and-push-button control panel that activates the brewing process; and wait while it does the rest of the work for you. This feature effectively removes all the guesswork in getting the amount of coffee to suit your taste, assuring you every cup will be consistent. Afterwards, the espresso machine will eject automatically the used capsule; making cleanup a snap. If you’d like a latte or a cappuccino, the espresso machine comes with a patented ‘single-touch’ hot milk system, which enables you to prepare these brews within seconds. To do so, this system only requires you to attach the milk container to the front, press the button that activates the milk preparation process, and wait. Together, we trust all these features will enable the espresso machine to help you prepare great coffee like none of the other espresso machines you’ve owned previously.

The rest of the useful features of the DeLonghi EN680 are: self-priming operation, which saves you from the chore of having to start it yourself; double boiler system, which does away with having to prepare it several times every time you want to make some espresso or cappuccino; 19-bar pressure pump, which ensures that all the flavor will always be extracted; programmable menu settings, which make using it even easier; sliding, removable drip tray with level indicator, which not only fits latte cups, but also prevents it from making a mess when in use; 40 oz, removable water tank, which makes cleaning it a cinch; integrated cup warmers, which lets you leave your cup of coffee on it for awhile without worrying that it might not be hot and luscious any more when you return; ‘welcome’ pack with capsules, which contains goodies, like Nespresso capsules; making using it even more convenient; flow-stop function, which helps prevent messes as well; energy-saving operation, which helps keep your electrical bill to a minimum; and compact design (13.5″ x 8″ x 10″ in dimensions; 12.9 pounds), which enables it to fit cozily on your kitchen countertop, dining table, or coffee table.

However, according to a small group of consumers, the DeLonghi EN680 compact design works against it. They say the cup sizes it can accommodate are limited. They also say its smallish water tank limits the volume of coffee it can prepare. The other drawbacks to it that the consumers have taken note of are: it can’t generate enough heat, its milk frother tends to break down, its cup warmer doesn’t function as well as expected, its water tank isn’t as sturdy as it should be, and its milk reservoir has a strange shape, which makes it hard to clean. Nonetheless, it has received a rating of 4 stars out of 5 on Amazon.

A great place to buy is on Amazon and here is why:

  1. All the reviews are like having hundreds of really good friends give you their personal experience with the espresso machine, then taking all of that personal experience and giving it a star rating. You’re buying quality when there are hundreds of fans of the machine.
  2. A friendly UPS driver will deliver it right to your door. No waiting in line, no hauling it in your car. No sore muscles or achy back the next day.
  3. Amazon has the best price 99% of the time. Amazon constantly watches competitor pricing and makes sure you get the best deal. They do a ton of business and take advantage of economies of scale, which means you get the savings!
  4. FREE shipping. Enough said.
  5. Returns are easy. Amazon recently shipped a car, and they ship a ton of large items, all day, every day. If they can ship a car, rest assured, you will get your espresso machine in perfect condition. BUT if for any reason it comes damaged, it is super easy to return. Just print out a UPS label, slap it on the box and a friendly UPS driver will pick it up, free of charge. This is way easier than waiting in a return line at Williams & Sonoma talking with a snoody sales clerk.

Product Details:
  • Patented “Single Touch” hot milk system. Simply slide the milk tank onto front of the machine
  • clean button makes it easy to maintain
  • Convenient illuminated control panel buttons allow you to choose your favorite drink with ease, with 2 milk and 2 coffee selections.
  • Easy-to-use patented coffee capsule system. Simply load the capsule into the machine and push the button.
  • Accommodates latte cups with the unique sliding drip tray
  • No waiting between preparing espresso and cappuccino with the double boiler system

 

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About the Author Michael York

I am a die-hard espresso fan. I love every form of the drink from straight espresso shots to lattes and cappuccinos. I currently use a Breville BES870XL Barista, it is an awesome machine. BUT, my dream machine is definitely an Italian Quickmill Andreja. Those bad boys make badass espresso. I love answering your questions, leave a comment or question below!

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