Krups Orchestro 889 Espresso Machine Reviews

Krups Orchestro 889 Espresso Machine

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  • A 5 year experience with Orchestro 889 - '05/'06 update w/ Repair/RECALL Info.

    May 24, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easily makes a great cup of Espresso. Easy to clean & trouble-free during warranty
    Cons: Large footprint; Noisy; Confusing initial setup; No water filter, expensive out of warranty repairs

    Summary: *** NOTICE - THIS MACHINE HAS BEEN RECALLED BY KRUPS DUE TO A FIRE HAZARD. *** If you own this machine, go to www.krups.com and click on the recall notice on their home page. Krups will pay for repair and all shipping. This recall affects other ... read more

  • Great machine when it works.

    Dec 12, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, great tasting coffee, easy to clean.
    Cons: Broke twice. Sending it to New Jersey for repair a major expense. Poor customer support.

    Summary: I received my Orchestro 2 years ago as a retirement gift. It worked well, producing great tasting coffee whenever a cup of coffee was desired. One complaint is that the coffee was warm, not hot, and it was necessary to warm the cups before making the ... read more

  • Do a lot of research before buying this.

    Jun 10, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Milk foamer is terrific. Easy to use.
    Cons: Keeping the machine working. Cheap materials.

    Summary: I bought this machine with high expectations. Now a couple of weeks later I would be happy with a c ... read more

  • Industrial strength Krups.

    Nov 19, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Slick industrial design, fully automatic.
    Cons: Better values out there, another relabeled machine.

    Summary: I used to be a big fan or Krups until I started looks at espresso machines outside of department stores. After that they all seemed to be good looking, yet poorly working appliances for the kitchen. The Orechestro made me rethink things a bit. ... read more

  • Espresso ... Easy & Express

    Nov 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy, stylish, automatic, excellent quality beverage, perfect froth
    Cons: Expensive (but worth it, imho)

    Summary: When traveling in Switzerland a few weeks ago, I stumbled upon an incredible thing at a client's office... the Jura E50 Super-Automatic espresso machine. I was impressed- not just with the stylish looks, but with the ease, quickness, and zero clean-up. ... read more

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  • POST MORDEM on the Orchestra

    May 30, 2010 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Good shots, lasted forever, ability to use beans and grounds...
    Cons: Can't pull out the brew mechanism nor the shot spout to rinse and clean.

    Summary: I have had the Orchestra 889 for nearly 10 years and I estimate that I have pulled AT LEAST 13,000 shots of Espresso...many doubles. Okay...must admit that it went back to New Jersey for the recall and once more for a thorough cleaning when I was ... read more

  • Service Problems

    Mar 20, 2004 by
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    Pros: Works well, when working
    Cons: Inadequate support from Krups for repairs

    Summary: The Krups Orchestro Espresso Machine 889 has worked well the past 18 months. Now a seal has ruptured in the coffee delivery system. A local authorized Krups service center attempted to fix the problem by epoxy gluing the gasket. They did this because ... read more

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