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Saeco Incanto Sirius - Norm Akashi's Review
Posted: July 31, 2006, 1:50pm
review rating: 5.5
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These are some of the best-written reviews for this product, as judged by our members.
Name Ranking
Cino Sweive 10.00
Lee Royle 9.14
M. Vaewhongs 8.00
Ilian Kamenoff 6.00
Norm Akashi 5.50

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 9.2
Manufacturer: Saeco Quality: 9
Average Price: $1,500.00 Usability: 10
Price Paid: $1,450.00 Cost vs. Value 9
Where Bought: internet Aesthetics 9
Owned for: 6 months Overall 9
Writer's Expertise: I like coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
Similar Items Owned: none
Bottom Line: I would buy this machine again, because it easy to use and makes coffee thats better than the most coffee houses.
Positive Product Points

Simple to use.  
Heat water within half a minute for both steaming and espresso.
Access to water tank machine swivels.
Quality made machine
Nice frothing wand
Quiet Operating

Negative Product Points

Small water tank

Detailed Commentary

This is the first espresso machine I've owned, so my experence is in making expresso is limited.   Nor do I consider myself to be an expert in the taste.  But I do like coffee.  I generally, purchase my coffee at regular chain coffee houses, like Starbucks, Seattle Best, etc.  

I was considering only a fully automatic coffee machine for the simplicity.  I looked at the Jura S-9 and the Saeco Sirus.  I would have purchased the S-9 because it made  pretty good espresso, but the espresso and coffee latte was not hot and $2400.00 cost was a little more than I wanted to pay at the time.  So I looked at the Saeco Sirus made regular coffee, espress and coffee latte.  Also, the Saeco has three temperture setting so I get hot coffee.  

I also, prefer manually frothing milk (saeco) as to the auto frothing on the Jura S-9.  That was something I did not consider in my initial thought process.  

The bottom line is that I really like the Saceo Sirus, it makes much better coffee (espresso, latte) than any of the coffee houses that I've been too.

Buying Experience

I purchased the machine on line.

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