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Delonghi BCO 261

alaTest has collected and analyzed 116 reviews of Delonghi BCO 261. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the size and performance are generally positive. The maintenance and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the noise and capacity.

usability, price, maintenance, performance, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Delonghi BCO 261 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Delonghi BCO 261

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 user reviews of Delonghi BCO 261 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the size and performance. The maintenance and price also get good comments. Comments about the noise and durability are different.

usability, price, maintenance, performance, size

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: De'Longhi BCO261 Pump Combi Coffee MachineDe'Longhi BCO261 Pump Combi Coffee Machine

Jan, 2019

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Delonghi BCO261

 

makes some nice coffee!

none

May, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

DeLonghi BCO261

 

makes some nice coffee

none

Apr, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Delonghi BCO261

 

Nothing bad. This brand is always reliable.

Nothing

Sep, 2010

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Delonghi BCO261

 

The Filter system is good. Better than the old one. No messing about with paper filters.

The espresso coffee unit is small and fiddling, not a patch on my old one which it was bought to replace. I have only used it a dozen times and have bought a Morphy Richards. Their Espresso is good but the milk bit is rubbish. When the original design...

Jul, 2010

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Delonghi BCO261

 

When it works, especially as cafeterierre, it is excellent.

The production of coffee using the supplied holder requires cooffee not to be too fine, otherwise the container gets blocked and stops producing coffee for espresso etc. There needs also to be an easier way to attach the container to the underside of...

Jun, 2010

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Delonghi BCO261

 

My dad loves it

It gets left on occationally with no coffee in and should probably have an auto turn off after an hour or so.

Apr, 2010

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Delonghi BCO261

 

Looks really good and makes great coffee. We wanted something that makes filter coffee & keeps it warm as well as being able to make espresso & capuccinos, this is pefect !

Feb, 2010

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Delonghi BCO261

 

The coffee Machine dosen't take long to heat up

It dosen't stay hot for long , no cup warmer

Jan, 2010

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Delonghi BCO261

 

Everything is functional and looks as though it has been made to last.

Water reservoir lid does not close properly

Nov, 2009

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Delonghi BCO261

 

Coffee filter is removable for cleaning,Easy to use smart looking.

Oct, 2009

Product Specifications

Design

Built-in Display:N / No
Case design:Freestanding
Coffee filter:Y
Colour of product:Blue, Stainless steel
Control type:Buttons,Rotary
Number of spouts:2
Product colour:Black
Product Type:Combi coffee maker / Espresso machine
Reservoir for brewed coffee:Cup/Jug
Sounding:N
Steam pipe: Yes
Wireless ready:N

Ergonomics

Adjustable cup stand height:N
Adjustable drip tray:N
Cups light:N
Illuminated on/off switch: Yes
Indication light: Yes
Removable Drip Tray:Y / Yes
Removable water tank:Y / Yes
Smartphone remote support:N
Water level indicator:Y / Yes

Espresso Features

No. of Brewing Handles:1
No. of brewing spouts:2

Features

Grinder Included: No
Hot Water Availability: Yes

Other features

Filter:Swing out
On/off switch:Y
Pump Pressure:15
Type:Coffee / Coffee/Espresso

Performance

Adjustable coffee spout height:N
Adjustable grinder settings:N
Adjustable water flow:N
Americano making: Yes
Anti-drip function:Y / Yes
Automatic anti-calc:N
Automatic coffee grinding:N
Automatic flow stop:N
Bluetooth:N
Built-in grinder:N
Capacity in cups:10 / 2
Cappuccino making:Y / Yes
Chocolate milk making:N
Coffee input type:Coffee capsule, Ground coffee / Ground coffee
Coffee maker type:Semi-auto
Coffee making:Y
Cup warmer: Yes
Double coffee bean container:N
Espresso macchiato making:N
Espresso making:Y / Yes
Flat white making:N
Hot chocolate making:N
Hot milk making:N
Hot water system:Y
Latte macchiato making:N
Lungo making:N
Maximum operating pressure:15
Milk adding type:Manual
Milk tank:N
Mobile operating systems supported:N
Mocha making:N
Orzo making:N
Programmable:N
Self-cleaning:N
Tea making:N
Types of drink:Americano, Cappuccino, Espresso / Cappuccino
Water hardness selector:N
Water tank capacity:1.4

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240 / 220-240
Connected load:1100
Power:1100 / 1750

Product properties

Effect:1750 W
Filter: No
Filter type:Permanent
Pump Pressure:15 bar

Type

Cappucino: Yes
Espresso: Yes
Integrated machine: No
Milk Frother: Yes
Percolator: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:29 / 330
Height :230 / 31.5
Weight:4.1 / 4.87
Width:26 / 380