Updated 16 Jan 2018

DeLonghi

Magnifica S ECAM22110SB

Snapshot: The DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM22110SB automatic espresso machine with a cup warmer and automatic turn-off. Can it make a good coffee?

Magnifica S ECAM22110SB
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1099

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Test results

Overall score
80
Taste
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Milk frothing
?/10
Temperature consistency
?/10

Good points

  • Very good taste.
  • Easy to use.
  • Very good milk frothing.
  • Good temperature consistency.
  • Automatic turn-off.
  • Good controls.
  • Digital display.
  • Cup-warming plate.
  • Can use pre-ground coffee.
  • Fits large cups easily.
  • Has a continuous range of strength settings (you just turn a dial to make the coffee weaker or stronger).

But

  • Produces weak shots when making two consecutive cups of coffee.
  • Grinder fineness control is tricky to adjust.

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.

Price is from a January 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Type
Automatic
Avg price
$1099

Specifications

Heater
Not stated
Heat-up time (min:sec)
1:10
Time to deliver coffee (sec)
Not tested
H x W x D (cm)
35 x 24 x 43
Weight (kg)
9

Features

Automatic turn-off
Programmable coffee quantity
Digital display
Cup warmer
Coffee-strength settings
Continuous range
Milk frothing
Manual
Removable water reservoir
Not tested
Adjustable water temperature
Not tested

More Info

Notes
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