DeLonghi and Melitta coffee machines belong to the upper price segment. The models under these brands are traditionally reliable, have a stylish design and use innovative technologies. They are great for coffee lovers as household devices, although their performance is quite sufficient for a small office. Unfortunately, they are quite expensive compared to many lesser known brands. But their cost is quite adequate to their high consumer qualities.
DeLonghi ECAM 23.210B
The model is made in the traditional style of stainless steel in black. Universal strict design fits well into any interior. The model is compact enough. Its dimensions are 9.37 x 16.93 x 13.31 inches.
This model can use pre-ground coffee that is its significant advantage.
The remaining characteristics correspond to the standard parameters of devices in this class. The model is made of durable plastic. The built-in grinder provides 13 degrees of grinding. Coffee strength, the temperature and the amount of water per cup are regulated.
This model has a water filtration system, provides cup heating and automatic on / off. ECAM 23.210B remembers the number of cooked cups. The capacity of the container for coffee waste is designed for 14 cups. This container has a fill indication.
The Fast Steam mode is designed to make cappuccino right after making espresso.
A large backlit screen displays a menu with icons.
The capacity, pressure and volume of the water container are 1450 W, 15 bar and 1.8 L, respectively.
Making cappuccino with this model can be viewed on the video at the end of the article.
Melitta Caffeo Gourmet
This model has a traditional design.
A coffee machine prepares cappuccino, latte and espresso. The container for coffee beans has two chambers, providing the use of different varieties. The dispenser height is adjustable. The coffee machine simultaneously prepares two cups of coffee. The built-in grinder provides several grinding modes. The model has a patented corolla for whipping the foam.
The coffee machine is equipped with an anti-drip system and has an economical mode.
The option of pre-wetting the ground coffee enhances its flavor and aroma. The capacity, pressure and volume of the water container are 1500 W, 15 bar and 1.8 L, respectively. The coffee strength, grinding degree, temperature and the volume of hot water per serving are regulated.
DeLonghi Lattissima EN 520S
Elegant design corresponds to the traditional style of the company.
The model is made of plastic and is available in different colors.
DeLonghi Latissima EN 520S is a capsule coffee machine with a patented automatic system for cappuccino and latte macchiato. This model provides adjustment of consistency of milk foam.
The system automatically cleans itself after the end of work. The height of the stand for cups and coffee glasses is adjustable. A special container automatically collects used capsules. It’s designed for 10 pieces. The amount of milk and coffee per cup also is adjustable.
The warm-up time of the device is 40 seconds after turning on. Automatic shutdown is carried out 9 minutes after the last working cycle. The energy consumption corresponds to the A class.
The capacity, pressure and volume of the water container are 1300 W, 15 bars and 0.9 L, respectively.