Updated 18 May 2017

Caffitaly System

S24

Snapshot: The Caffitaly System S24 is a capsule espresso machine with a heat-up time of 45 seconds and no automatic turn-off function. Can it make a good coffee?

S24
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$89

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Test results

Overall score
72
Taste
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Milk-frothing
?/10
Temperature consistency
?/10

Good points

  • Very easy to use.
  • OK milk frothing.
  • Good taste.
  • Good controls.
  • Programmable coffee quantity.
  • Fits large cups.
  • Standby mode.

But

  • Poor temperature consistency.
  • No automatic power turn-off.
  • No cup-warming plate.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Taste (60%): We assessed crema colour and thickness as well as the coffee's aroma, flavour, mouth-feel and aftertaste.
Ease of use (20%): Based on convenience of water container and filter, controls, exterior cleaning and operating the unit.
Milk frothing (15%): Evaluated froth quality and ease of using the frothing mechanism.
Temperature consistency (5%): Assessed consistency of temperature across 4 cups of coffee.

Key data

Model

Type
Capsule
Avg price
$89

Specifications

Heater
Thermoblock
Heat-up time (min:sec)
0:45
H x W x D (cm)
27x16x36
Weight (kg)
3.6

Features

Automatic turn-off
×
Cup warmer
×
Coffee-strength settings
Yes
Programmable coffee quantity
Milk frothing
Manual
Digital display
×

More Info

Notes
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