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Krups XP4000 Series - Brian Woodman's Review
Posted: December 29, 2007, 2:10pm
review rating: 6.5
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Krups XP4000 Series Espresso Machines
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Myq Larson 8.00
Martin Phaneuf 7.66
Ramadhan Sjamsani 7.25
Kristie Gill 7.00
Stanley Wong 7.00

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 6.8
Product Reviewed: Krups
Manufacturer: Krups Quality: 6
Average Price: Varies Usability: 9
Price Paid: $149.00 Cost vs. Value 7
Where Bought: Macy's Aesthetics 5
Owned for: 1 week Overall 7
Writer's Expertise: I live coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
Similar Items Owned: Krups steam machine,Breville Cafe Roma, Breville 800ESXL
Bottom Line: If you have a small budget consider this machine, Its worth the $150 I spent. I prefer it over the 800ESXL
Positive Product Points

Small, CHEAP, Easy to use

Negative Product Points

Pressurized Baskets!!! its not stainless steel, no big brass boiler with a gauge! blue light is kinda bright!

Detailed Commentary

First lets start with what I drink! I like milk drinks but no sugar/syrup.
I started with a Krups Steam machine, Used that style for the next three years. I then wanted to step up and purchased a Breville Cafe Roma, pulled a decent shot but the steam was horrible! Returned it! Then purchased the big brother The Breville Diecast 800ESXL Same FREAKING thing Couldn't steam to save its life! I don't have deep pockets, I almost bought a La Pavoni Napolitana on ebay but waited. Then decided to try the krups because it had the option of building pressure to steam as with the breville you had to plunge the wand in the milk when it didn't have enough pressure and would then cause bad froth and loud screaming noises just like the Steam machine when it ran out of steam frothing! I am no expert but think this is a good machine for a small budget!

Buying Experience

purchased from Macy's so far so good

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