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De'Longhi EC685.BK

alaTest has collected and analyzed 279 reviews of De'Longhi EC685.BK. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the performance and durability. The design and price also get good reviews.

usability, price, design, durability, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the De'Longhi EC685.BK is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Excellent 1st coffee machine


"Easy to follow instructions, smart looking machine and lovely coffee. Well pleased with our first coffee machine."

Feb, 2019

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Excellent machine


"Very happy with this. Makes a lovely espresso. I was a bit apprehensive about the fact it has single and double espresso buttons (rather than on/off button) but was pleased to find you can customise the time water is pumped through for both options...

Feb, 2019

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does what it says


"yep - it makes a decent espresso. no fuss. just perfect"

Jan, 2019

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Great coffee machine


"Really easy to use, looks sleek, and makes great coffee. It arrived quickly and was easy to set up."

Jan, 2019

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Great Product


"This coffee machine is perfect! I bought it for my boyfriend who loves his coffee and he has been really pleased with it. We couldn't afford anything too expensive but didn't want the cheaper machines that only used pods (thinking of the environment...

Dec, 2018

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Good devlivery time, reasonable price


"The delivery was great, come in good time, let me know when to stay in and the men were lovely. The product is reasonably price, as with most products from AO"

Dec, 2018

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Great product


"Perfect as a present for mall kitchen, easy to use, lovely design "

Dec, 2018

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Espresso coffee maker


"Still trying to get to terms with it. The coffee is not hot. Tried to change the settings but it didn't work. Assumed it was my age so got my son to do it and he couldn't do it either. Didn't have a double measuring thing. Spoke to De'Longhi and they...

Dec, 2018

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"Great machine. We especially love the milk steamer as the kids can have hot chocolate & chai latte when my husband has his coffee. Would recommend "

Dec, 2018

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Great little coffee machine


"Does what is sayes on the tin and Workes as it should and makes a lovely coffee"

Dec, 2018

Product Specifications


Certification:CE, WEEE


Built-in Display:N
Case design:Freestanding
Coffee filter:Y
Colour of product:Black
Control type:Buttons
Housing material:Metal / Stainless steel
Number of spouts:1
Product colour:Black
Product Type:Espresso machine / Espresso maker
Reservoir for brewed coffee:Cup
Steam pipe:Y


Adjustable cup stand height:Y
Backlight buttons:Y
Detachable filter holder:Y
Drip tray water level indicator:Y
Drip/spout adjustment:Vertical
Ergonomic grip:Y
Illuminated on/off switch:Y
Indication light:Y
Non-slip feet:Y
Removable Drip Tray:Y
Removable water tank:Y
Visible water level:Y
Water level indicator:Y

Other features

Pump Pressure:15

Packaging Content

Quantity per pack:1


Adjustable coffee strength:Y
Adjustable temperature:Y
Adjustable water flow:Y
Americano making:N
Anti-drip function:Y
Anti-scale system:Y
Automatic flow stop:Y
Built-in grinder:N
Built-in milk frother:Y
Caffe crema making:N
Cappuccino making:Y
Chocolate milk making:N
Coffee input type:Ground coffee
Coffee maker type:Fully-auto / Manual
Coffee making:Y
Cup warmer:Y
Espresso making:Y
Fast heat:Y
Heating system:Thermoblock
Hot and cold beverages making:N
Hot chocolate making:N
Hot milk making:Y
Hot water system:Y
Latte macchiato making:N
Latte making:N
Lungo making:N
Mocha making:N
Number of temperature settings:3
Orzo making:N
Overflow protection:Y
Ristretto making:N
Standby function:Y
Tea making:N
Warm-up time:40
Water hardness selector:Y
Water tank capacity:1 / 1.1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Auto power off:Y
Auto power off after (max):180
Auto power off after (min):9
Connected load:1300 / 1350
Energy saving mode:Y
Power:1300 / 1350

Technical Details

Easy to clean:Y
Easy to use:Y
On/off switch:Y
Pump Pressure:15
Water tank material:Plastic

Weight & Dimensions

Height :149