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Solis Master 5000 - Adrian Lind's Review
Posted: July 14, 2007, 8:48pm
review rating: 4.5
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Solis Master 5000
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Arrow The Solis Master 5000 has 12 Reviews
Arrow The Solis Master 5000 has been rated 7.98 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since November 30, 2001.
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Mike McGinness 8.41
David Nielsen 8.00
Rod Martens 7.20
Michael Sanginari 6.66
Joe Riordan 6.00

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 6.6
Manufacturer: Solis/Saeco Quality: 6
Average Price: $530.00 Usability: 7
Price Paid: $599.00 Cost vs. Value 8
Where Bought: Aabree Aesthetics 5
Owned for: 4+ years Overall 7
Writer's Expertise: I live coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
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Bottom Line: Worth seeking out if you aren't cought up on looks!
Positive Product Points

Easy entry level at time of purchase

Negative Product Points

older design even seven years ago it was a compromise! At the time you couldn't get anything under $1000 with a bypass doser and this unit could be run on a water line, a feature just as rare today!

Detailed Commentary

I've owned this for seven years and while it still works it now leaks water and grounds on the counter. They can still be bought new in 2007 and are worth buying for first time super automatic users on a budget. You used to be able to direct pipe this just like a ice maker but I am unsure if this feature is still offered on the cheaper model. This simple unit is reliabe and cheap so search it out at lesser known retailers where it is still caried some advertize here on coffee geeks! The brew group is standard Saeco fair and is used on almost all its product and seems to be very reliable. I loved the convenience but will seek a bypass doser, ceramic grinder and dual boilers on my new machine!

Buying Experience

Buying from Aabree is quick and easy...... customer support is a different issue all together though!

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