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DeLonghi Lattissima EN520

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DeLonghi makes it easy to kick back and relax while you wait to enjoy your favorite foamy lattes and cappuccinos. The Lattissima EN520 is a compact machine that does all the work for you without making a mess.
DeLonghi Lattissima EN520

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DeLonghi makes it easy to kick back and relax while you wait to enjoy your favorite foamy lattes and cappuccinos. The Lattissima EN520 is a compact machine that does all the work for you without making a mess. (And in a variety of cool colors, it looks good, too.) Using Nespresso capsules and its single-touch system, the Lattissima steams, brews and pours your favorite espresso drink right into your cup. All you'll need to do is place your cup underneath the spout, slide the milk tank onto the front of the machine and watch as your java is made from start to finish without lifting a finger.

How the DeLonghi Lattissima Works

  • Fill the milk container with your desired amount of milk and connect it to the machine.
  • Open the steam connector door by sliding it to the right.
  • Choose your favorite Nespresso capsule and insert it into the machine.
  • Adjust the milk froth regular knob to your desired amount of froth.
  • Place a cup under the coffee outlet and press the Cappuccino or Latte Macchiato button.
  • Machine will stop automatically once drink is completed.

Features & Functionality of the DeLonghi Lattissima

  • Illuminated Control Panel: Allows users to choose their favorite drinks with ease, featuring three milk and two coffee selections.
  • Patented Nespresso Capsules: No fuss or mess with grinding coffee beans, these capsules are loaded into the machine, and automatically ejected after brewing is completed.
  • Sliding Drip Tray: This machine has a sliding drip tray that will accommodate an array of cup sizes.
  • Easy to Clean: Makes cleaning a snap with a removable 30 ounce water tank, drip tray and used capsule container.
Pros
  • Mess Free - No grinder or errant coffee grounds to worry about. The Lattissima uses Nespresso capsules.
  • Single Touch - With the single-touch feature, even the most novice espresso lover will feel like an expert making drinks. With one touch of a button, this machine brews, steams, froths and pours your drink.
Cons
  • Not Entirely Recyclable - Unfortunately, the United States is one of the only countries that carries the Nespresso capsules and doesn't have a recycle center that will clean out the used grinds for you. Unless you have the time to clean them one by one, you'll find yourself dumping them in the trash.
  • No Control Over Coffee Strength - We found that you don't have any real control over the coffee strength with this machine.
Ease of Use 5
Ease of Care and Maintenance 5
Overall Value for the Money 4
How Does it Compare?

This machine is ideal if you're looking for an easy, one-touch system with zero mess.

Tips and Tricks

Heat your cups prior to pouring your drink to maintain heat.

Model Number EN520
Manufacturer DeLonghi
Width 6.5 inches
Depth 12.5 inches
Watts 1200W
Programmability No
Case Material Plastic
Cup Clearance 3.0 inches
Boiler Volume .9 oz
Reservoir Size 30 oz
Cup Warmer No
Warm Up: Brew Time 53.3 seconds
Warm Up: Steam Time 7 seconds
NSF Certified No
Pod Friendly No
Water Sources Reservoir/Internal Tank
Auto Shut Off Yes
Auto On No
Pre-Infusion/Aroma No
Material Plastic

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DeLonghi Lattissima EN520
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R G asked: Can I use tall cups with this machine? Which Nespresso machines accommodate a tall cup? Nov 19, 2013
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Teri KStaff: This machine can accommodate a cup up to about 5 5/8 inches tall, as can the Pixie, the DeLonghi EN680.M Lattissima, the Maestria, and the Gran Maestra. Nov 20, 2013
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R G: Perfect. Just the info I wanted. thanks Nov 21, 2013
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Ron S asked: This machine just arrived but the drinks (ie. latte, cappucino) are a little hotter than lukewarm. Measured the milk temp at 140 degrees. I know the temp is pre-set and fixed, but is there a trick to getting a hotter drink? Milk is coming straight from the fridge--having to wait for it to be room temp would defeat a lot of the allure of this machine. thanks! Feb 3, 2014
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Teri KStaff: Unfortunately any machine that auto froths like this DeLonghi Lattissima is not going to get the milk temperature quite as hot as you can with a manual frothing wand or a panarello, and a temperature of about 140 degrees is pretty normal. If you like hotter drinks make sure you preheat your cups, but if you are still not satisfied then you may need to microwave your finished beverage or move to a machine like the Nespreso Maestria with a steam wand.

http://www.seattlecoffeegear.com/nespresso-maestria-capsule-brewer-with-steam-wand
Feb 4, 2014
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A shopper asked: I cannot tell from all of the specs if this machine also makes regular coffee? Jan 14, 2014
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Teri KStaff: The machines that use the Nespresso capsules like this DeLonghi Lattissima EN520 will not make regular coffee, but will make a short coffee, or a lungo. This is only about 3.7 ounces per capsule, so for a larger drink you would need to use more than one capsule for better strength. Hope this helps clarify! Jan 14, 2014
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Janamc asked: Does it comes with any sample pods? Nov 25, 2013
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Teri KStaff: Yes, any of the Nespresso machines come with a selection of their capsules, which is generally 16 pods so you can sample a wide variety of their coffee blends. Nov 25, 2013
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A shopper asked: Does anyone know if you can you any k cup with this machine or the Delonghi aluminum coffee pods? Thanks for your help. Sandy Mar 10, 2013
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Teri KStaff: Unfortunately the Nespresso pods are the only pods that you can use in the DeLonghi Lattissima machine. Mar 11, 2013
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Adam B asked: does this machine have a hot water function? Dec 10, 2012
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Teri KStaff: Any of the Nespresso machines can deliver hot water through the brewhead. Lift the lever to drop your pod and then press the small or large cup button to get the programmed amount of water. Dec 19, 2012
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A shopper asked: Does this combo machine achieve the same results as using an espresso only machine (pixie or U) and the Aeroccino frothing cup to make a latte or cappuccino? Convenience aside, which is the better the better option? Oct 19, 2013
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Warranty Information for the DeLonghi Lattissima EN520 Capsule Espresso Machine

What it Covers:

DeLonghi espresso machines, coffee makers and grinders

Length:

- 1 Year (Small espresso machines, capsule machines, coffee makers, grinders and other electronics)

- 2 Years (Superautomatic espresso machines)

Who Supports the Warranty: DeLonghi
Warranty Contact Information: 800-322-3848
Eligible for SCG Extended Warranty? Yes (Superautomatic espresso machines only).
Can SCG Repair? Yes (Superautomatic espresso machines only). Read more about our out-of-warranty repair services.


Nespresso Coffees

Capsules can be ordered directly from Nespresso via phone (800) 562-1465 or online www.nespresso.com


Caring for the DeLonghi Lattissima

  • Soap out water tank and drip tray every few days.

My first espresso machine

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I have had this for about a month and a half now I believe. It's great! Very versatile. I've made everything from Chai teas to coffee drinks to hot chocolate. The foam is pretty good. I'd like it to be a little denser but it's still very tasty. I do find I have to fill the water resivoir about every other day. It cleans up very easily. I also have been using my own ground espresso with the Breville smart grinder. I have been refilling the old capsules for now but will be purchasing the refillable kind. Plus Nespresso had a special going on where you got $100 credit on any purchase over $150. So I am ordering the starter package of 200 capsules and mahogany display case and I'll just have to pay the difference like maybe $40. I've made cappuccinos for different friends and they all have loved them. :) I'm going to be ordering a semi automatic from SCG also.

(Posted on 1/25/13)

Lattes for dummies!

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If you don't mind the expense of purchasing capsules, this is the machine for you!

Pros:
Easy To Use, Great Taste, Easy To Clean

Cons:
Must buy capsules for use

(Posted on 12/28/11)

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