Updated 16 Jan 2018

Sunbeam

Café Series EM7000

Snapshot: The Sunbeam Café Series EM7000 semi-automatic espresso machine with a cup warmer and automatic turn-off. Can it make a good coffee?

Café Series EM7000
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$649

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Test results

Overall score
78
Taste
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Milk frothing
?/10
Temperature consistency
?/10

Good points

  • Good taste.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Very good milk frothing (can make coffee and froth milk at the same time).
  • Excellent temperature consistency.
  • Automatic turn-off.
  • Programmable coffee quantity.
  • Cup-warming plate.

But

(No obvious bad points.)

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
Semi-auto
Avg price
$649

Specifications

Heater
Twin thermoblock
Heat-up time (min:sec)
1:10
Time to deliver coffee (sec)
Not tested
H x W x D (cm)
35 x 33 x 38
Weight (kg)
10.9

Features

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

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Notes
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