Saeco Intelia Deluxe HD8759/47 Superautomatic Espresso Machine

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  • – Seattle Coffee Gear Exclusive
  • – Flexible Milk Steaming Options
  • – Intuitive Interface with LCD Display
  • – Bypass Doser
  • – Pre-Brewing Technology
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Intelligent and good looking? Yes, we're talking about your soul mate...your superautomatic soul mate, that is! The silky steel-faced Saeco Intelia Deluxe is easy to use, with electronic controls and an LED display that allows you to customize your espresso as easy as 1, 2, 3! Choose your volume and dosage level for your shot of espresso, then steam milk with the one-touch cappuccinatore to create that tasty, coffee house latte that's been calling your name. Want more control? An optional panarello add-on lets you make your milk as hot and frothy as you could ask for.

Features and Functionality

  • Seattle Coffee Gear Exclusive - This machine is so good, we had to have it all for ourselves! The Intelia Deluxe is only available on our website or in one of our three retail locations.
  • Intuitive Interface with LED display - The colorful and intuitive interface allows for easy management of brewing and maintenance settings while keeping the design of the machine clean and streamlined.
  • Ceramic Grinder - This high-tech, built-in grinder uses ceramic burrs to minimize heat during the grinding process.
  • Removable Brew Group - Removing the brew group for weekly rinsing makes maintenance a breeze.
  • Pre-Brewing Technology - Coffee grounds are pre-wet (think pre-infusion!) to extract the maximum flavor during the brewing process.
  • Energy Efficient - Automatic stand-by mode can be set from 15 minutes to 180 minutes of inactivity to save electricity and the environment!
  • Bypass Doser - Need a decaf or want to easily try a different bean? Simply use the bypass doser on top of the machine to brew with pre-ground coffee.
  • Automatic Milk Steaming - Place the included hose into a cold pitcher of milk and the Intelia will create perfect foam right in your cup. We said it was easy!
  • Panarello Possibilities - Prefer the personal touch? A Saeco panarello attachment makes it easy to adjust texture and temperature to your custom milk-frothing needs.
  • Coffee Strength - Choose from 5 different grind strengths (which varies amount of coffee ground) and 10 grind fineness settings.
  • Simple to Use - Intuitive controls make the Saco Intelia Deluxe easy to operate.
  • Great Coffee Flavor - The Intelia Deluxe produces excellent shots of espresso with minimal effort.
  • Flexible Milk Steaming Options - Easily froth milk with the automatic milk steaming attachment or, if you prefer a bit more control, pop on a manual panarello attachment for hands-on frothing.
  • Sexy Steel - The brushed stainless face and chrome drip tray play well with your other kitchen appliances .
  • No Oily Beans - As with most superautomatics, oily beans can clog the grinder over time.
SCG Staff Says...

The capuccinatore attachment is really easy to clean, which is great if you use different kinds of milk.

How Does it Compare?

The Intelia Deluxe Class operates very similarly to the Syntia SS and older Saeco Incanto Deluxe, but has improved programming and is more reliable.

Tips and Tricks
  • Two Programmable Brew Buttons - To program, simply hold either the Espress or Espresso Lungo button in for a few seconds when brewing. You will see the MENU alert pop up on the screen. Let go of the brew button and then let the machine dispense the exact amount of coffee you want. Press the Aroma Strength button to stop brewing and store the volume. The next time you press the same brew button it will brew the pre-stored amount.


Model Number HD8759/47
Manufacturer Saeco
Width 10 inches
Depth 17.3 inches
Height 13.75 inches
Product Weight (lbs.) 26.0000
Watts 1850 Watts
Volts 120 Volts
Programmability Dose, Pre-infusion, Shot Time, Temperature
Case Material Stainless Steel/Plastic
Boiler Material Stainless Steel-lined Aluminum
Cup Clearance 4.5 Inches
Reservoir Size 53 ounces (without filter installed)
Cup Warmer Yes
Warm Up: Brew Time 1:15
Boiler Design Thermoblock
Water Sources Reservoir/Internal Tank
Auto Shut Off Yes
Auto On No
Pre-Infusion/Aroma Yes
One-Touch No
Milk System Capuccinatore/siphon, Panarello Wand
Bean Hopper Capacity 10.6 ounces
Bypass Doser Yes
Material Stainless Steel and Plastic


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We like really strong espresso, which Starbuck's beans will we get the strongest espresso that are not "oily"? In our town we have somewhat limited beans available, but Starbuck beans are relatively easy to get.
A shopper on May 15, 2016
Hello, Do you happen to have the model number for this unit specifically? It is not listed on the additional information page. Also do you have any information on what the major differences are between this machine (Saeco Intelia Superautomatic Espresso Machine) and the (Saeco Intelia Deluxe Superautomatic Espresso)? Thank you!
Ilya R on Apr 20, 2016
Saeco Intelia Deluxe HD8759/47 Superautomatic Espresso Machine
Saeco Intelia Deluxe HD8759/47 Superautomatic Espresso Machine
Saeco Intelia Superautomatic Espresso Machine - Certified Refurbished
Saeco Intelia Superautomatic Espresso Machine - Certified Refurbished
Best Answer: The deluxe seems to be the newest model.

I too would also like to know the model number of the refurbished unit, hopefully someone chimes in soon.
Reply · Report · Jason M on Aug 18, 2016
How large a coffee can this make. If I wanted to brew a 10 - 12 oz cup, could I? Would I do that all at once or would I do two ~5 oz. brew cycles?
Cj P on Mar 4, 2016
Best Answer: Two brew cycles.
Reply · Report · Kyle A on May 14, 2016
hi, can i make a regular cup of strong coffee with the Intelia delux?
Natalie F on Mar 4, 2016
Best Answer: yes. Espresso Lungo button is on the left hand side of buttons.
Reply · Report · Chad H on Aug 29, 2016
Does the power button blink red continuously when the machine is in standby on this model? If so, is there a way to turn the machine "off" (so that it doesn't blink when not in use) without completely unplugging the power cord?
treaty on Mar 5, 2016
Best Answer: Yes, the red "standby" button does blink as long as the machine is plugged in. It is so dim it has not bothered
me so far. Love the machine!
Reply · Report · richard c on Mar 6, 2016
Can you clean the grinder?
Michael T on Dec 23, 2015
Best Answer: No. You cannot get into the grinder, this is why we advise against using oily beans. The most you can do is vacuum out the beans and use compressed air.
Reply · Report · Michele BStaff on Jan 17, 2016
Is there any way to disable the cup warmer? I would rather not have a random hot plate in my kitchen.
Joseph W on May 9, 2016
Best Answer: The unit does not have a cup warmer. The left end of the "cup shelf" is warmed as a byproduct of usage. The right side is cold
Reply · Report · FrenchRoasted on Dec 27, 2016
This is probably a silly question but does this machine brew just a regular American style coffee?
A shopper on Jan 5, 2016
Best Answer: This machine can make a lungo which is similar to American style drip coffee. It is brewed under pressure so has crema on top. Many folks prefer this to American style drip coffee.
Reply · Report · SCG SStaff on Feb 5, 2016
Can standby button stop flashing red after desired standby time? It would be nice if it just stay lit all the time.
Miinn S on Feb 18, 2016
Best Answer: Why would you have it lit all the time!
It is better this way in case you like to use it before the elapse time
Reply · Report · Joaquin M on Feb 18, 2016
ROY H on Dec 12, 2015
Best Answer: It has very similar programming and features. Several areas such as the brew group and internals have been improved and updated for better reliability.
Reply · Report · Michele BStaff on Dec 13, 2015
How does this model compare with Jura Impressa C60 and if the pro's were choosing between the two, which would they pick? Additionally, is there a super automatic under $1500.00 that is a must buy? Thanks
Kevin K on Jan 12, 2016
Saeco Intelia Deluxe HD8759/47 Superautomatic Espresso Machine
Saeco Intelia Deluxe HD8759/47 Superautomatic Espresso Machine
Jura Impressa C60 Automatic Coffee Center
Jura Impressa C60 Automatic Coffee Center
Best Answer: Both will make very similar coffee and have similar features. Probably a slight advantage to the Deluxe as it is a newer design, removable brew group and a choice between manual and automatic milk steaming.
Reply · Report · SCG SStaff on Feb 5, 2016
can you push espresso button twice to get two shots?
Michael M on Apr 9, 2017
Best Answer: Yep! Its one of my favorite Saeco features.
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Apr 10, 2017
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I've frothed milk a number of times on my new machine, once using the panerello and multiple times using the capuccinatore. But I've noticed that the frothed milk has an odd, rubbery taste to it. I thought maybe it would go away after the first 2-3 uses, but it really hasn't yet. It really detracts from the experience!
Any suggestions?
nancycastillo on Feb 27, 2017
Best Answer: I never had a problem with my machine or frothing milk, it was very easy for me to follow the instruction book step by step. (Page 9-15)Easy, it performs the automatic rinsing cycle. I emptied the water tank and filled it with fresh water and continued with the manual rinsing cycle.I also use a metal or glass milk pitcher. Not sure what to say i would run another rinsing cycle. I love my Saeco Intelia Deluxe!
Reply · Report · Hedwig S on Mar 21, 2017
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Can you confirm dimensions please? Another website says the height is over 17 inches and won't fit under a typical cabinet height of 18 inches.
A shopper on Dec 17, 2015
Best Answer: 10 inches Wide, 17.3 inches Deep, 13.75 High.
Reply · Report · Samantha BStaff on Dec 20, 2015
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Purchased a Saeco Intelia. Does the on/off or brew button ever stop flashing red?
Jim T on Jan 21, 2017
Best Answer: Nope... That's the one thing I don't love about the machine; as long as it's plugged into a power outlet, that red light will always flash.
Reply · Report · Anthony K on Jan 23, 2017
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Which panarello wand can I use for this machine?
lisa l on Jan 28, 2016
Best Answer: There are several panarellos that will fit this model. Select from any of these depending on the look/style preferred:
Reply · Report · SCG SStaff on Feb 5, 2016
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Please explain if the standby red power light is always blinking & also can you adjust standby time, to auto shut-off, stopping the red light from blinking? This is a deal-breaker for me.
Ms M on Sep 21, 2016
Best Answer: The answer to all is no. However this is a fabulous machine so I personally would not rule it out. I would also look at the intuita model that has a mechanical on off switch that stops the blinking. In addition to making great expression it is a flaming bargin
Reply · Report · MEL E on Sep 22, 2016
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Does this have adjustable temperature?
Krista H on May 24, 2016
Best Answer: Yes it does, 3 levels to choose from.
Reply · Report · Ebenezer K on Jun 13, 2016
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is there a limit to the size of the cup (volume) to be brewed?
mark s on Apr 20, 2016
Best Answer: For a mug, I press the button twice. I have it set for the maximum quantity of coffee to be ground, and then set the water to the amount I wanted for that quantity of coffee ground. It's enough for a china coffee cup, but not a mug. It is fast, so you just cycle it through twice. Mugs can't exceed 4 1/4 inches high. The tray it sits on is 4" deep.
Reply · Report · Davd B on Apr 22, 2016
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Can this be plumbed in any way such that manually refilling the water tank is no longer necessary?
Eric on Dec 30, 2015
Saeco Intelia Deluxe HD8759/47 Superautomatic Espresso Machine
Saeco Intelia Deluxe HD8759/47 Superautomatic Espresso Machine
Jura ENA Micro 9 One Touch Espresso Machine
Jura ENA Micro 9 One Touch Espresso Machine
Best Answer: I think it is probably possible, but not practical. It would require significant alterations to the machine that weren't anticipated by the designers of this model. If I needed automatic filling of a water reservoir, I would look for another machine.
Reply · Report · STEVE A on Feb 5, 2016
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I read on one of your answers that in order to install the Panarello that you included with my order of the Intelia Deluxe HD8759/47 that I should be able to pull the rubber piece for the cappuccinatore off the steam wand. I have tried to pull it off but it won't budge. I'm writing to be sure before I try any more....Should that rubber piece just pull off?
Karen S on Oct 25, 2016
Best Answer: That rubber piece is quite stiff on some of the models I've pulled it off of. There is a small notch on the steam arm that the rubber piece sits on that keeps it very secure, but it is definitely just friction fit.
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Oct 28, 2016
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Saeco Intelia Deluxe HD8759/47 can you tell me what the 3 factory coffee temp degrees are?
thomas f on Nov 19, 2017
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I just received my machine and have a question about the enclosed Mavea Intenza filter. I live in NYC so our water is soft. I also used the enclosed test strip and none of the squares turned red, which confirmed that my water is soft. I also use a filter system for my faucet and then filter again with a Brita -- so essentially my water is double filtered. Do I still need to use the Mavea Intenza filter? Or is that really only for folks who have hard water? Do I still need to descale? Thanks!
A shopper on Aug 26, 2016
Best Answer: I live in Alaska and I had the same thing happen with my test strip, but I do not think our water is that soft. I also use Brita filtered water, but I also use the mavea intenza filter. I just don't change it as frequently. I do descale about every 6 months just to be safe.
Reply · Report · Jo Ann J on Aug 27, 2016
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Can you recommend some whole bean coffees that are appropriate for this machine and are not too oily?
Karen S on May 25, 2017
Best Answer: My husband I and love Ganesha espresso by Tony's coffee. We drank it almost exclusively for 6 months! You can order it at SCG.
Now we participate in the "SCG pick's 3 espresso" subscription and they send 3 delicious medium roast whole bean coffees by mail. You can chose how often you get a shipment. Highly recommended.
Reply · Report · Sandra M on Jun 5, 2017
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How does this machine compare to the .Saeco PicoBaristo HD8924/47 Superautomatic Espresso Machine. What are the differences?
Robert E on Mar 24, 2017
Best Answer: The PicoBaristo takes the features of the Intelia Deluxe and adds:
AquaClean filter
Better, brighter screen
New menu layout with navigation buttons

and moves the water tank to the top of the machine.
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Mar 27, 2017
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could you let me know where this machine is made ? thanks
A shopper on May 25, 2016
Best Answer: It is made in Italy.
Reply · Report · Che T on Jun 6, 2016
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Can you make two espresso or two espresso lungo at the same time? I.e. double press espresso to have it make two consecutive shots?
A shopper on Jan 25, 2016
Best Answer: Yes. Press a brew button twice quickly and the machine will then complete two grind and brew cycles back to back.
Reply · Report · SCG SStaff on Feb 5, 2016
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can you make a cup of medium strength coffee with the Intelia deluxe? Thank you
janback52 on Jan 18, 2016
Best Answer: Yes. To do this you would program one of the buttons to the strength (1 to 3 beans) and volume of coffee you want. It takes a little playing around with these settings until you have exactly what you want. The machine stores this setting so you can just push the same button every time you want the same coffee. There are two programmable buttons on the Deluxe.
Reply · Report · SCG SStaff on Feb 5, 2016
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I have Saeco's Odea Go. My in-laws have had two of the same model, so three between us all. Every one of them ends up shorting out. Eventually, when you push the grind button, it grinds for about .2 seconds and shuts off. By the time you come home from work, it kicks back on and you have a mess to clean up. I am skeptical of getting a fourth Saeco. Have you had other people complain about the unit shorting out?
Ricky J on Jan 31, 2017
Best Answer: I have not had any issue with mine. The system is designed to have a constant clean out when turning on or periodically. You need to keep a cup under the front spout when not using. This is a cleaning feature.
If your unit is shorting out, that seems surprising to me. Where do you live? What kind of power scenario do you have? Is it possible that you are using beans that are not made for super automatics? Beans that are too oily will eventually clog the machine. However, I have had no trouble finding superautomatic beans. Basically they just cant be oily.
Reply · Report · Chad H on Feb 2, 2017
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Can you make a double shot in one button press if you program it correctly? For instance, program the espresso button with the highest bean setting (5) and get around 60ml of liquid? I don't know what the 5 bean setting equates to in grams of coffee but would that work?
A shopper on Jan 20, 2017
Best Answer: You *could*, but you'd lose the meaning/usefulness of the single shot, and even the 5-bean aroma strength probably would seem a bit weak, for a 60-ml shot --- because it's not actually going to create a double-sized "puck" of ground beans.

I like the double shot in my morning latte, too, but I find it works better to program the amount of the single shot with the 5-bean aroma strength, and then just press the "espresso shot" button (upper left) twice. This produces exactly what I'm looking for: a sizable shot of thick, rich coffee with consistent aroma strength, that will hold up to milk and/or chocolate. :-)

Hope this helps!
Reply · Report · Aelgyrr S on Jan 25, 2017
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Does the water tank pull out in the front our back?
D L on Aug 28, 2016
Best Answer: The tank is pulled out from the front. Just rotate milk frother out of the way. It can be pulled all the out of the machine if needed. I pull it partially out and fill with a filtered water pitcher.
Reply · Report · JEFFREY D on Aug 29, 2016
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Can you give more detail for why "the capuccinatore attachment is really easy to clean"? And is it possible to use non-dairy milk w/ it (i.e., how well will it froth)?
A shopper on Jul 20, 2016
Best Answer: Sure! The capuccinatore attaches directly to the steam pipe of the Intelia Deluxe, so its really easy to pull off and rinse. In comparison, the removable carafes have a lot of small parts and crevices that you need to address when cleaning.

As far as non-dairy milk, it will siphon into the cappucinatore just fine, but you'll get better foam with the panarello attachment.
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Jul 21, 2016
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I prefer the full body/flavor of dark oily beans but this is a no-no. Anyone find a nice, full flavored bean that isn't oily and is readily available? Peet's Forte too oily? Lavazza Super Crema? Recommendations based on your experiences would be very helpful. Thanks
F I on May 12, 2017
Best Answer: I use Lavazza Italian coffe. They have several flavors. I like the dark expresso.
Seattlecoffee has it.
Reply · Report · Joaquin M on May 15, 2017
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Coffee temperature adjustment?
Robert B on Dec 11, 2017
Best Answer: Yes. Can adjust via menu settings. Was one reason I bought this one as it makes a hotter coffee.
Reply · Report · David M on Dec 20, 2017
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Hi, i liked the review very much, but i´m a fan of illy beans. It is not ok this machine for illy? thanks
Javier v on Nov 4, 2017
Best Answer: Illy Medium-roast beans (red can) will work just fine! Their dark roasts are not recommended, however.
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Nov 24, 2017
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When I start the steamer for the milk I catch 3-4 tablespoons of water first. Is this normal?
Phyllis L on Sep 30, 2017
Best Answer: Yep, this is normal for pretty much all espresso machines. The steam from the last time you used the wand cools down and condenses to water, which will spit out when you use it next. I'd recommend letting it clear the water first, then place you cup under the spout.

Hope this helps!
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Oct 9, 2017
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Can the cappuccinatore wand froth milk enough for a latte or will I need to add the Panarello?
Steven M on Sep 10, 2017
Best Answer: To make good latte microfoam (with either attachment) you'll have to work the milk a little manually. Spinning the milk in your pitcher and tapping on a countertop will release some of the larger bubbles, giving you a more consistent texture to pour from.
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Sep 11, 2017
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How can I get a Manual of Instructions how to operate the machine?
It was a present with no Manual.
Teresa Y on Jul 30, 2017
Best Answer: Take a look at the resources section on the product page! Digital versions of User Instructions are available there.
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Jul 31, 2017
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Can you supply a stainless panarllo tip for the steamer wand of the Italia Deluxe HD 8759?
Donald R on Jul 6, 2017
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How many grams of coffee grounds for each "Aroma Strength" setting?
Johnny on Apr 11, 2017
Best Answer: Hello! This is pretty dependent on grind setting, so its hard to say specifically. That said, Saeco brew chambers dose somewhere between 7 and 14 grams.
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on May 8, 2017
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Hello, based on the factory settings, how many ounces is the espresso shot and how many ounces is the lungs?
Robert Z on Mar 16, 2017
Best Answer: It varies a little by machine, but I'd say right around 1.5- and 2.5-ounces respectively.
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Mar 17, 2017
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Will this make regular coffee like our current Saeco machine or does it just brew espresso?
Jim U on Feb 26, 2017
Best Answer: Hello! the Intelia Deluxe only brews espresso, the closest you'll come to drip coffee is an Americano (espresso shot with hot water added) or a lungo (an espresso shot pulled with extra water through the puck)

Hope this helps!
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Feb 27, 2017
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Hi, is it possible to do "latte art" with the panarello attachment?
Jennifer C on Jan 29, 2017
Best Answer: Yes, sort of. The milk from a panarello wand comes out like a uniform wet cappuccino. To get it to latte art consistency, you'll need to do a lot of manual work spinning and tapping your frothing pitcher to incorporate microfoam and to break up the larger cappuccino-style bubbles. It is definitely possible, but takes more skill than a traditional steam wand.

Hope this helps!
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Jan 30, 2017
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How does the cup warmer work? The review video of the machine explicitly states the cup warmer is "warmer than most", but my model's manual doesn't mention it having a warmer.
caitlin p on Jan 26, 2017
Best Answer: Hello!

There are two types of cup warmer: active and passive. Most espresso machines come with a passive cup warmer, which means that the thermoblock is mounted underneath and it gets warm from the excess heat loss. Active cup warmers are much more rare, and usually only found on much more expensive machines.

Hope this helps!
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Jan 29, 2017
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How tall is this unit? We have height restriction with cabinets
A shopper on Nov 24, 2016
Best Answer: 13.75 inches including the bean hopper! Luckily, the water tank and dump box are loaded from the front so you'll only need to pull it out to refill beans (and it holds 10 ounces of beans at a time)
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Nov 24, 2016
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does this unit provide hot water into a cup?
dan t on Oct 22, 2016
Best Answer: Yep! It has a dedicated hot water button that routes water through the steam wand.
Hope this helps!
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Oct 24, 2016
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HI SCG--I just received my new Saeco Intelia Deluxe and want to try out frothing. You guys were great sending me the Saeco Panarello Assembly to use instead of the auto froth cappuccinotore. The machine came with the metal wand only having the black rubber grip on it where you would normally attach the cappuccinotore. Do I need to take the rubber grip off before I put on the Saeco Panerello? I think so, but not sure if I pull the rubber grip off or exactly how to remove it from the metal wand. Thanks for letting me know. You guys rock!
Sue C on Sep 25, 2016
Best Answer: Hey Sue!

I know the Cappuccinatore is friction-fit on the metal steam tube, and that there is a small notch that helps line up the rubber gasket. The rubber piece should pull right off!

Hope this helps
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Sep 27, 2016
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Can I purchase a longer chord than the standard 48"? I see some specs where the chord plugs in at both ends.
Ms M on Sep 21, 2016
Best Answer: Sorry! We don't stock any extended cords for our machines.

Hope this helps!
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Sep 22, 2016
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What is the chord length?
Ms M on Sep 20, 2016
Best Answer: The Intelia Deluxe's cord length is 48 inches end to end.

Hope this helps!
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Although it is not recommended to use oily beans on this machine as it eventually clogs the grinder, does it matter what type of ground beans are used when the bypass is used instead? Essentially, can we use any fine ground coffee, even oiley coffee, in the bypass?
James E on Aug 29, 2016
Best Answer: Hey James!

As long as you regularly rinse your brew unit, there should be no problem using darker roasts in the bypass doser.

Hope this helps!
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Aug 30, 2016
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Is it ok to use more oiley beans if you put in as pre ground in the bypass for single cup rather than using grinder?
James E on Aug 6, 2016
Best Answer: Sure. Since the by-pass doser doesn't send the grounds through the grinder, then the oiliness of beans doesn't matter. The Grinder is the place you worry about with the oilier beans.
Reply · Report · Carla B on Aug 30, 2016
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I'm trying to order the milk circuit cleaner for the Saeco Intelia Deluxe model and I can't seem to find it anywhere. Would you know where to get it? We bought our machine from you and it didn't seem to come with this item. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks!
A shopper on Aug 2, 2016
Best Answer: I'd personally recommend Rinza for your milk system cleaning!

Hope this helps!
Reply · Report · Joshua SStaff on Aug 3, 2016
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does this model include a cup warmer?
A shopper on May 11, 2016
Best Answer: Yes, there is a cup warmer on the top of the unit. It doesn't get overly hot.
Reply · Report · Kyle A on May 14, 2016
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hot water?
Gail S on Feb 10, 2016
Best Answer: There is a hot water button for putting out hot water.
Reply · Report · Chad H on Aug 29, 2016
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How many grams can the doser hold?
A shopper on Jan 26, 2016
Best Answer: 1 scoop or about 7 grams of reground coffee
Reply · Report · SCG SStaff on Feb 5, 2016
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Hello, for people who have tried this machine with Lavazza Super Crema beans, what was your preferred grinder setting/strength setting for this blend?
Roman I on Dec 3, 2017
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how do I make a macchiatto with this machine? I just purchased it as a gift. Thank you
LJ701 on Nov 29, 2017
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Does the milk frothing function with cappucinatore stop automatically (i.e. can I program milk volume) or do I have to stop it automatically?
A shopper on Nov 25, 2017
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Can you do an extra long for making a cup of coffee?
Ro A on Nov 23, 2017
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Is the Cappuccinatore/Siphon assembly used in this video available for purchase? I would like to buy one for my Saeco Intelia Deluxe HD8758/57.
Anthony C on Nov 11, 2017
Saeco Intelia Deluxe HD8759/47 Superautomatic Espresso Machine
Saeco Intelia Deluxe HD8759/47 Superautomatic Espresso Machine
Saeco Intelia Deluxe Superautomatic Espresso Machine - Certified Refurbished
Saeco Intelia Deluxe Superautomatic Espresso Machine - Certified Refurbished
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What does the "water drop with arrows circling it" indicate. It is in white not red?
A shopper on Sep 8, 2017
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Can I make a larger cup of coffee for an Americano?
Patricia D on Jul 21, 2017
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does this dispense hot water?
A shopper on Jun 19, 2017
Best Answer: Yes and it is awesome. It comes out of the milk steamer spout and is hot enough to make a good cup of tea or cocoa. We have the panarello installed on our machine, not sure if it would be any more difficult if you had the cappuccinatore installed instead.
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Can you steam the milk without creating the froth? I owed the Incanto Deluxe prior to this and it was great.
A shopper on May 25, 2017
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My observationsReview by Double A
The machine seems to work as advertised. I don't have a comparison so all I can say is what my experience is with this unit over the past 6 months. It makes a nice cup of coffee and espresso. I don't use the frothing unit as that would mean more maintenance. The comments surrounding constantly filling the water reservoir, emptying the drip tray and emptying the spent grounds container are spot on. It is a bit of a hassle to have to constantly perform these functions but it isn't a deal breaker for me. The drip tray does tend to fill up even though I position an empty coffee cup under the coffee output area. The cup catches water that the machine dispenses before and after brewing coffee apparently to keep coffee residual from building up. Still, the tray fills up. I'm not sure where the water comes from that ends up in the tray. I've read reviews that reference this so I don't think this is specific to my machine. The machine does require maintenance including descaling, cleaning the brew unit, lubricating the brew unit, cleaning the grinder periodically. Again, not a deal breaker but be forewarned that it does require you spend time doing these things otherwise you could have problems. I also use a Brita filter pitcher for my water so as to not have to use a Saeco water filter. (Posted on 1/3/2018)
Quality vs SpeedReview by DavidT
I own the Saeco Intelia Deluxe HD8759/47 for about 7 months now. I am big into espresso and thought it would be nice moving from a manual machine to a fully automatic one to get that shot quickly in the morning.
For the three parameters: Price, Value, and Quality these are my comments:

I feel like every couple of months the machine drops in price. If you are considering trying this machine out and at worst case scenario reselling it, I would recommend rethinking this idea.

The value parameter in my eyes is the quality of the coffee this machine outputs compared to it's price. I feel the value is relatively low. It does make an espresso shot quickly but the quality of the shot is poor. You get very little Crema and the shot feels stale. The output temperature of the coffee is relatively cold to a properly made manual machine espresso shot. this is definitely not what I would call a "quality espresso".
If the quality of the shot and the Crema are important to you I would avoid any super-automatic machines including this one.

In regards to quality, if you take care of the machine, do the routine maintenance you are expected to enjoy the machine for some time. The quality of build is good. I did find that the grinder adjusting tool breaks easily and I had a replacement sent by Phillips under warranty.

If you're looking for fast hassle-free coffee which resembles espresso buy this. If you're looking for high quality espresso shots and enjoy putting some work into every cup you make - get a good grinder and a semi-automatic machine.

(Posted on 12/18/2017)
Great machine (18 month review)Review by The Chief
I've had this for 1.5 years now. Super easy to use and as long as you do the basic maintenance, you will get great Americanos/espresso. I use the panarello instead of the frother / tube /etc. because of the ease of cleaning. After I foam the milk/cream, I "froth" again with hot water in the cup to keep the panarello clean. Takes an extra 20 seconds and well worth it.

The maintenance/lubing is important and once you get the hang of it, it's relatively easy. To summarize, I love waking up in the morning, and quickly making that first latte. Only caution...if you have a roommate, that grinder is loud so be a mensch and close the door before you fire up the machine ;-) (Posted on 11/29/2017)
Good bad and ugly aspectsReview by Dragoneer
This machine brews decent espresso as well as larger American-sized cups though the same brewing technology is used for both. There are two brew buttons, one labeled Espresso and the other Lungo that perform identical functions. The trick is that you can set, independently, the amount of water dispensed by each button. The machine can provide hot water to make a cup of tea, froth milk for sexy coffee drinks and hot chocolate, and accept instructions about how hot water should be. Coffee beans can be ground and used automatically with settings of how much coffee and how fine to grind. I can vouch from my experience that all of these features work flawlessly with one exception: I don't froth milk so I don't know how well that feature works.

There are some issues that a potential buyer of this expensive machine should be aware of. There are daily, weekly, monthly, and more maintenance chores and associated expenses. Daily chores include filling water tank, emptying coffee grounds discard tank, flushing milk froth path, etc. In addition to these daily chores are weekly removal and cleaning of the "brew group" and periodic replacement of water filters in the tank and descaling the fluid paths in the machine. Recommended filters and descaling materials are available on this web site and you should check prices before buying this machine. There is also periodic lubrication; you supply the grease.

There is another issue that may or may not be important to you. That issue concerns the drip tray that sits under almost the entire machine and protrudes about 4" in front. When the machine is turned on or off, water is disgorged from the coffee spout and from a release point under the machine. This water is flushing the system for reasons of health and corrosion prevention I presume. However, the tray must be emptied after approximately two on/off cycles or it will be so full that it can't be carried - when I've let it go too long, I need to use a turkey baster to get the water out. The tray seems to have a surface area of close to 1 sq ft and a depth of about 1/2 inch. If it's full, carrying it without spilling is nearly impossible. With all the water going into the tray, a tank of water doesn't last as long as you might expect.

Will this be as much of a problem to you as it is to me? That depends on a few things: The first is how close you put the machine to a sink. The second is to note that I said the water dump occurs when the machine is turned on and off. I'm the only one using my machine (spouse has own coffee solution) so I'm incurring the flush penalty per cup. If, on the other hand, you brew multiple cups every time you power the machine on you will only pay the same penalty I pay for on cup. That may be easier to justify than my one cup at a time usage. So my summary is that while the machine might be "superautomatic" the cleanup and maintenance certainly isn't.

Since this model is marked "staff pick" I assume you can call and the staff here can give you there "take" on the above issues. (Posted on 10/6/2017)
Ausome to use and ausome to learnReview by Wheelchair Wizard
I have people who come into my house to help me do my thing. I had to teach them to make coffee for me. They took to it right away. The machine does more work then they do but to get them to use it? They seem to think they have done something.
My staff can do this because the machine cane do the hard work. That is why I wanted for myself too. Thank you SCG for having this machine to sell to me. (Posted on 9/23/2017)
Awesome MachineReview by Espresso Fred
Recently received our Saeco fully automatic espresso machine and happy to say it meets every expectation so far. I originally bought a DeLonghi fully automatic espresso machine; however, I sent it back due to its quality and performance. My feedback on the Saeco compared to the DeLonghi:

- Saeco is much quieter when grinding and brewing
- Saeco water is much hotter!
- Saeco does not use as much water when rinsing during shutdown
- Saeco doesn't look or feel as plastic. Saeco has a sleeker look.
- Good instructions (both manufacturers)
- Saeco frother mechanism looks a little tacky but it works great. Probably much nicer on more expensive models.
- Saeco coffee quantity, strength, etc controls are intuitive and work good.

Overall satisfied purchase!
(Posted on 8/30/2017)
If this machine got any better it would slice BreadReview by Wheelchair Wizard
I bought this machine on the information at SCG's information and reviews that they had. Running a machine like this is difficult to operate, so I though, but it kept me working at it until I got it going my way. Gail should be comened on what she does for SCG. If you watch enough you see little things. That kept me wondering about which one I could afford and not drain my wallet. I decided on this machine because it works for me. I don't run a coffee shop or an office. So all that I need is a good machine that can give me a consistent results. This machine could only be improved if it could slice Bread. (Posted on 8/25/2017)
Not what I expected but is a overwhelming tool.Review by Whellchair Wizard
Once I got the hang of it it works on a very basic routine. This machine purges the coffee with hot water and steam . Once when you turn it on and again when you turn it off. The milk side is up to me to do but I got that down by instinct. Be fore and after use too. I have watched every crew review and review of just what to buy and setup is fair thanks to Gail.
You make it easy for someone like me to get the courage to do so simply. Thanks SCG. (Posted on 8/22/2017)
I'm in HEAVEN!Review by Fawn
OMG! Thank you Gail for doing all of your reviews! And I was so delighted you took my order! It's like talking to a celebrity! Made my week!

I seen this Super Automatic about a year ago and thought.”I SO got to get me one of these!” My B-Day came around and Wa LA... Shipping was fast. I paid extra to make sure it arrived and I'd be home. I WAS home and even then stupid Fed-Ex threw it over the fence and zoomed off as I went running down the drive way and seen him Stop 3 houses down and do the same thing. No horn...just got out and threw their pkg over their fence. Moron. So the packaging is great and it survived Fed Ex's handling. The computer system runs great.

The only heart attack I had was FINALLY figuring out one has to PUSH the buttons a bit harder than what one is used to doing computer wise. Once figured out, I quit swearing under my breath about the Fed Ex delivery.

I am so in love with this machine! Had it 3 days now. Easy to use. Love the self cleaning and the fact it tells you when to do what. And... for those of you who “think” it uses too much have never watched a Starbucks employee clean out a container. This thing hardly uses that much water to self clean. Like a couple tablespoons. Geeez. I live in the desert...I KNOW all about water because I have lived here before the city dwellers moved in and now our wells are running dry. (not kidding on that one)

So...thank you Seattle Coffee Gear for my 2nd coffee machine I have bought from you! I retired my Saeco Via Venezia as soon as my Saeco Intaia Deluxe was unwrapped (had the Via Venezia 5 years now and still runs great and looks brand new still!)
(Posted on 8/17/2017)
Saeco Intelia Deluxe HD8759/47 Superautomatic Espresso MachineReview by SB
Just got the machine yesterday and tried it for the first time this morning.

We previously had a Saeco "Vienna Deluxe" unfortunately after 10 yrs the machine just gave up on us. We tried to get it repaired but the cost to do so, made it that it was better to just purchase a brand new machine. So after some shopping around and reading lots of reviews we decide to go with this "Saeco Intelia Deluxe HD8759/47 Superautomatic Espresso Machine.
While the machine is slightly larger (depth) than pur previous machine it's really sleak looking. I hope this machine brings us as much enjoyment as the last one did.

Only immediate "con" I can find right now is the blinking standby button on the front which I just found out can't be stopped unless you unplug the machine. Little annoying!!! I must say. (Posted on 6/27/2017)
Love using my espresso machine every morningReview by Gauchegaucho
I bought the reburbished one for $XXX. You can't beat the price! I love it. Even for $899.99 I think it's worth it. Very smart machine does self cleaning before and after every cycle. Tells you when to change the water filter, descale, when the bin is full, water is empty etc. It's a joy every morning to get coffee from this machine. (Posted on 6/5/2017)
Excellent product for my 2nd machineReview by Rich R.l
I love Saeco and Seattle Coffee Gear. Their videos are excellent and a great way to learn about a product before buying it. This is my 12nd Saeco product and I have purchased both from SCC. This machine is better than my last Saeco Syntia. I am now brewing Cappaccino every morning with ease. (Posted on 6/4/2017)
very enjoyReview by Bill
Very enjoy for a good cup of expresso or cappucino in the morning (Posted on 6/1/2017)
Great replacement for my prior SaecoReview by Eyedoctor2
We are very happy we purchased this machine and even more happy we purchased from SCG. Great price, extended warranty and fast shipping! (Posted on 5/18/2017)
a really good machine at a fair price.Review by andy
this is the 2nd saeco espresso machine i have purchased from Seattle Coffee Gear. My wife and I love it, my wife more than I, which is a good thing as she drinks far more espressi than I do each day. If you are thinking seriously about making this kind of an investment in an espresso machine, this is the place from which to buy in. (Posted on 3/25/2017)
a really good machine at a fair price.Review by andy
this is the 2nd saeco espresso machine i have purchased from Seattle Coffee Gear. My wife and I love it, my wife more than I, which is a good thing as she drinks far more espressi than I do each day. If you are thinking seriously making this kind of an investment in an espresso machine, this is the place from which to buy in. (Posted on 3/25/2017)
Second Time a CharmReview by Doug
I had a Saeco Odea Giro for over 6 years and when it stopped working, I went into withdrawals. I researched and settled on the newish Saeco Intelia Deluxe by SCG and got a discounted sales price which was about what the Odea was six years ago. The first machine came in quickly but failed to work. Got on phone with SCG representative and went through all his suggestions but it appeared that a hose or valve may have come undone during shipping as no water was reaching brew unit, so I sent it back the next day and had to wait another week for the replacement.

The replacement machine works flawlessly and was easy to set up. More bells and whistles than what I was use to with the Odea, but makes great espresso easily. Thanks for the quick service. (Posted on 2/3/2017)
Outstanding!!Review by Neo
I am so glad I bought this unit. Consistent quality in each cup. Brews fast. Great features. Just a great coffee Espresso machine. I couldn't be happier. Great features too. (Posted on 2/2/2017)
Great Machine!Review by Sharon
I had an older Saeco machine for about 10 years, and I loved it. I was so disappointed when it finally quit working. I am so glad I found this machine at Seattle Coffee Gear. The coffee from this new Saeco is as great as from my old one!! (Posted on 1/23/2017)
This machine makes me happy!Review by Sue C
After a ton of research to compare models and features, including SCG's wonderful videos and helpful staff answering my questions, I chose this model. (Gail and team are great 'professors' and my hubby says I have watched enough of their videos to get a Ph.D.!). I would rate 'value' 4.5 stars if I could...

After nearly a month in use, it's clear already that the bypass doser for a decaf is worth the extra dollars vs a slightly smaller footprint machine. The maintence so far is very easy and we have been buying different beans to see how they fare. We play around a little with bean strength and are keeping the grind level steady at the finest or near finest grind. I have made some very nice espressos and iced lattes. SCG has a nice selection of beans and you can filter choices by super automatic friendly (e.g., med roast, not dark and not oily). There are a lot of bean choices out there that fit these specs and you can also write directly online to other roasters to ask if appropriate for super autos. If you are stuck on dark roast, than super autos are not for you. I am working on getting my foam to the correct temp and have made lattes and caps, to my guests' delight.

I don't like waking up early, but once I see my machine upon entering the kitchen--sheer happiness. Thank you SCG for your help and special offer! (Posted on 10/4/2016)
This will be my last espresso makerReview by lesvance
Over the years I've probably owned a dozen different makes and models. For the past five years I've been using a Saeco Aroma. Purchased, of course, from SeattleCoffeeGear.
About 6 weeks ago, it started showing its age. I had a little extra cash in my pocket and decided that I'd like to upgrade. After doing my research, I was torn between the Intelia Deluxe Espresso and the Intelia Deluxe Cappuccino.
I spent some time on the phone with Gail, who actually listened to me and asked a few clarifying questions. She recommended the Intelia Deluxe Espresso because I never drink anything more complicated than a macchiato and would get no real value from the extra bells and whistles.
After using it for ~6 weeks, I can tell you that I am now consistently pulling better shots than you could get at any of the chain stores.
Comparing the Intelia with my old aroma, the convenience is off the scale. In the morning, I stumble into the kitchen, hit the power button and before I can get the cups out of the dishwasher, it's primed and ready to make the first shot of the day. 15-20 seconds after that, hot delicious espresso is waking up my taste buds and the caffeine is entering my blood stream.
Put another cup under the spout and I'm making one for my wife. I don't have to dump out the portafilter and re-dose it. I don't have to sweep up the grounds that I dropped all over the floor. In fact it tells me when it needs more beans or a water refill. It even tells me when to empty the coffee grounds drawer.
So, is there anything I don't like about the Intelia? Not really, but I'm not so happy about taking so long to buy one from SeattleCoffeeGear! (Posted on 9/11/2016)
We love this machine!Review by A&K-SV
This is our third or fourth super-automatic espresso machine, and it is by far, our favorite. We have previously owned a Saeco and a Krups machine. What steered us towards this machine is the ability to remove the brew group to clean it each week. Our last machine (Krups) kept getting clogged up inside, and you could not clean it out. With this machine, you can get to all of the moving parts to make sure they are clean and unobstructed. We have learned that you can't use the oily beans, so make sure to look at the beans you choose and feel them, if possible. It really makes a difference on how well the machine works. The other thing we love about the new machine is the lack of idiot lights coming on all the time telling you that you need to clean this or that, or fill/empty the reservoirs. As long as you remember to put water and beans into the machine, and empty the pucks regularly, it is very easy to operate and makes wonderful-tasting espresso. The milk frother is great too - very simple to use and easy to clean. I highly recommend this machine if you are tired of grinding, tamping, frothing, etc. Making my morning cappuccino has never been so easy! (Posted on 6/22/2016)
SuperSaecoAutomaticReview by SandyC
This is a really nice super-automatic. Imagine, my first frothing espresso maker and it grinds the whole beans too. Nothing tops freshly ground whole beans. The aroma from the freshly ground little pucks are the proof.

SCG's in-depth product demos really helped me decide on the machine I wanted.

Easy to keep clean as well...pop out the parts, rinse and replace...easy.

I'm in frothing espresso heaven...when I use the frother. Most times, especially now in warmer weather, I just add milk.

I will also enjoy exploring SGC's staff pick's super-automatic whole beans on their rewards program.

Both my Saeco & SCG are highly recommended. (Posted on 6/9/2016)
Very happy customerReview by Sandra
I couldn't be happier with the whole process of selection, ordering, shipment and now the Intelia Deluxe machine from Seattle Coffee Gear! I called the store for information and they are super helpful. First time super-automatic owner - I went on a trip to Europe and just had to bring the good coffee home with me! Love this machine for daily double espressos and cafe cremas - both are delicious (using Ganesha Espresso from Tony's Coffee). Rarely use milk, but tried it a few times for guests and the cappuccinatore makes good, slightly frothy hot milk. Very easy to figure out this machine, price is great for the value. Thanks SCG! (Posted on 6/5/2016)
NewbyReview by Joseph
Was referred to you by friends outside of Buffalo, NY who has a Vienna Plus, which is no longer available. I think we have similar coffee expectations, so we are going with Intelia Deluxe. Have tried many economy coffee/espresso machines with iffy results. We hope this will be our last try. (Posted on 3/26/2016)
Good First SuperautomaticReview by JasonK
This is my first superautomatic espresso machine. Since my wife doesn't drink coffee, she thought I was nuts for spending this much on a coffee maker, but this machine is at the lower end of the price spectrum in superautos. I've had regular coffee makers, pod machines, pour overs, presses, you name it. I wanted one-touch convenience and I wanted to stop going to the big coffee chain - but I was worried it wouldn't work as well as the $2500 machines.

I can definitely say that I am pleased with this purchase so far. It makes a very good espresso and regular coffee. I like americano-style and it fits the bill nicely. The milk frother does a decent enough job and is very easy to use, but I can see where I might tire of it and swap it out for a panarello. I do wish the coffee bin had a rubber gasket on the lid.

Time will tell if the machine holds up and if it stays clean. I will be on top of the cleaning cycles and procedures, as my biggest gripe with coffee machines and anything plastic is the rancid taste that develops over time. I have cafiza and dezcal on their way to help and will update the review once I've completed a few cleaning cycles.
(Posted on 1/12/2016)

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Saeco Espresso Perfetto

The independent coffee tasting organization Italian Tasters has certified Saeco's Xelsis, Exprelia and Intelia superautomatics  as producing Espresso and Cappuccino Perfetto. Learn More.

Warranty Information

What it Covers: Saeco espresso machines, coffee makers and grinders

Length: 1 Year

Who Supports the Warranty: Saeco

Warranty Contact Information: 800-933-7876

Eligible for SCG Extended Warranty? Yes (Espresso machines only)

Can SCG Repair? Yes, read more about our repair services

Care and Maintenance

  • Descale every 2 - 3 months. We recommend using Dezcal.
  • Soap out water tank and drip trays every few days
  • Remove the brew group and spray it down with hot water (no soap!) about once per week.

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