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Krups XP5280


$299.99 Released January, 2011

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Makes good quality lattes/espressos when handled properly. Precise tamping feature works as advertised, compresses grounds correctly each time. Steams milk pretty well.

The Cons:The steam wand attachment is very flimsy, breaks easily. Proper cleaning and maintenance can be quite a chore. Build quality seems flimsy.

The Krups XP5280 is a professional-grade espresso machine designed for casual consumers and business professionals seeking a clean, high-end, and effective solution. In all respects, it’s basically a smaller and less featured version of the XP5240.

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It still uses the same Krups Precise Temp system for compressing coffee grounds based on the user’s chosen configuration, but it hosts a lower wattage thermoblock with a 15 bar pump, Krups' legacy steam nozzle (known for many problems), and there is no pressured portafilter. Regardless, the unit does offer a easy-cleaning frothing nozzle and a die-cast construction. There are very few actual user reviews pertaining to the Krups XP5280, but like its superior, they have been mixed.

Features

  • Professional-Grade Espresso Machine
  • Die-Cast Construction
  • Precise Temp System
  • Legacy Steam Nozzle
  • 15-Bar Pump
  • Thermoblock
  • Easy-Cleaning Frothing Nozzle
  • Universal Filter Holter
  • Compact Design
  • MIXED REVIEWS

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Pros
  • 3

    Makes good quality lattes/espressos when handled properly.

  • 1

    Precise tamping feature works as advertised, compresses grounds correctly each time.

  • 1

    Steams milk pretty well.

  • 0

    Allows users to program the espresso-making process for the perfect, customized drink.

Cons
  • 3

    The steam wand attachment is very flimsy, breaks easily.

  • 1

    Proper cleaning and maintenance can be quite a chore.

  • 1

    Build quality seems flimsy.

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