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Isomac Relax - William Maurey's Review
Posted: April 24, 2013, 1:02pm
review rating: 7.0
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Isomac Relax
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Arrow The Isomac Relax has 9 Reviews
Arrow The Isomac Relax has been rated 8.89 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since November 4, 2003.
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These are some of the best-written reviews for this product, as judged by our members.
Name Ranking
Mark Griffith 7.87
William Mariani 7.29
Howard Long 7.22
Dave Nolan 7.12
William Maurey 7.00

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 9.4
Manufacturer: Isomac Quality: 10
Average Price: $995.00 Usability: 9
Price Paid: $1,000.00 Cost vs. Value 10
Where Bought: Chris Coffee Aesthetics 10
Owned for: 4+ years Overall 8
Writer's Expertise: I live coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
Similar Items Owned: None
Bottom Line: Beautiful Workhose
Positive Product Points

Classic cafe'  styling
Excellent reliability
Mirror polish chrome finish
Thermo-syphon provides stable thermal characteristics
Stable brew group temperature
2 Commercial E61 portafilters included
Excellent steaming capacity; brewing and steaming at the same time
Ability to plumb it later on
Auto shut off protects ruining boiler element
Chris two hole steam tip
Easy maintenance with standard parts
Top quality electrical components

Negative Product Points

Steam is a little weak due to smaller machine... smaller boiler

Detailed Commentary

Our Isomac Relax is a workhorse.  We have pushed two double shots per day through this machine flawlessly for a number of years and have not had any problems.  The E61 group is a great heat sink and is conducive to repeated coffee shots will little thermal loss.  Even though the steamer does not perform like a commercial machine, it is perfectly adequate for home use.  It even works fine when we are having parties and we need to make a dozen shots with associated steamed milk.

Overall this machine has been a very positive addition to our kitchen.

Buying Experience

Chris Coffee is the best.  They have great products and Chris is available to answer questions... that is, if you need to talk to the boss, he can always be reached.  I spoke with their tech support recently and they still support this machine since it originally came from them.  They sold a lot of them... and our unit  has been a winner.

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