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Old 11-15-2012, 03:11 PM
AnGeLiCbOrIs AnGeLiCbOrIs is offline
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Food Saeco Syntia Stainless Steel Fully Automatic Espresso Machine - $613 @ Costco
Costco.com has the Saeco Syntia Stainless Steel Fully Automatic Espresso Machine for $599 + $13 shipping.

LINK [costco.com]

It is backordered until 11/20.

Honestly, I feel more comfortable buying an automatic espresso machine from Costco than just about anywhere else.

Most websites sell this machine for $1100. The best price I could find for a new machine is $849 on sale at Whole Latte Love.


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The Saeco Syntia line is the perfect synthesis of compactness, performance, design and high end materials - everything you need to enjoy Italian coffee at a single touch. The Syntia Stainless Steel lets you customize the size, temperature and strength of your coffee beverages at home. Make cappuccinos and lattes with the included Pannarello steam wand and Saeco’s Rapid Steam® technology, which allows you to create delicious frothed milk in just a matter of seconds. The steam wand also dispenses hot water for tea. With Saeco OptiDose you can customize the strength of your espresso to your taste.

Features:
Color: Stainless Steel
Interface: Self-explanatory, color coded LED display
Saeco Aroma System: Pre-brewing cycle to maximize the flavor extraction
Saeco Adapting System: Automatic adjustment of the grinder speed based on the type of beans used
Ceramic Disc Grinder: Adjustable built-in grinder with 5 coarseness settings; automatic shut-off; safe, quiet and long-lasting
Adjustable brewing temperature
Rapid Steam®: No waiting between frothing milk with Pannarello attachment and brewing espresso. (Stainless steel steam wand also produces hot water.)
Easy Clean System: Fully removable brew group for fast and easy cleaning
Automatic Descaling Cycle: helps you maintain your machine at its peak performance
Saeco OptiDose: Adjustable 7 - 10.5 gram doser, regulates the amount of beans to grind per serving
  • 40 oz. removable water tank
  • Water filter compatible (optional)
  • 8 oz. bean hopper
  • 8 puck dreg drawer capacity
  • Stainless steel boiler
  • Metal and plastic housing
  • CSA certified
  • UL listed
  • Dimensions: 10” W x 16.5” D x 12.5” H
  • Weight: 20 lbs
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • Made in Europe

Last edited by AnGeLiCbOrIs; 11-15-2012 at 03:24 PM..