Breville Charcoal/Resin Water Filters keep the water that flows through your Breville Espresso machine crisp and clean. The convenient six pack provides a year's worth of fresh-tasting water. Replacement filters should be changed every two months to reach maximum effectiveness.
These replacement water filters work with Breville models BKC600XL, BKC700XL, BES840XL, BES860XL, BES870XL, BES900XL, BES920XL and BES980XL.
How Does it Compare?
Integrated water filter fits most Breville espresso machine models.
Tips and Tricks
Replace the charcoal water filters every two moths for best results.
Product Weight (lbs.)
Charcoal and Resin Water Filter replacement six pack gets the job done with dual filtration methods.
Best Answer:I would suspect you may get a LCD screen message if no filter is in there. And you will still get automatic "change filter" messages. I bought this "more work than an automatic machine" for the pleasure of pampering it. So I would use one. I have filters on my water supply but use the resin filter anyway. You could go longer before the change. And you machine will not clog and need to be sent in as soon as others. Hope this helped. P.S. Reservoir can get slummy even with all these filters so don't just use water door on top of machine; soap out reservoir
I'm guessing that the resin in the charcoal/resin water filter is an ion-exchange resin that removes divalent metal cations like Ca, Mg, and Mn. My water supply is from a well and contains Mn which accumulates as a brown stain. The Breville filter is lightly stained brown when I change it every second month.
I use only water that has been filtered through a ZeroWater filter and when it's time to change the pod filter in the water tank, the interior of the tank and the pod filter holder STILL feels slimy so I definitely think that the more levels of filtration , the better!
Does this work with BES870XL? I know it's not listed here in description but this water filter looks the same as the one on Breville's official website and that works with BES870XL. Unfortunately it's out of stock on their website. Please let me know. Thanks!