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Krups Novo Series - Bill Potter's Review
Posted: January 15, 2000, 9:13am
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Arrow The Krups Novo Series has 49 Reviews
Arrow The Krups Novo Series has been rated 6.00 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since November 30, 2001.
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Bob Kim 8.67
Paul Newman 8.33
Mike Foster 8.00
Mark Edwards 8.00
Derek Hobbis 7.66

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 6.8
Product Reviewed: Novo 2000 Plus
Manufacturer: Krups Quality: 8
Average Price: Varies Usability: 8
Price Paid: $0.00 Cost vs. Value 6
Where Bought: Aesthetics 6
Owned for: 1 month Overall 6
Writer's Expertise: Aficionado Would Buy Again: n/a
Similar Items Owned: Not entered
Bottom Line: Pretty machine that can make decent espresso, but serious home baristas will want something better.
Positive Product Points

Good dry steam
Gets to operating temperature quickly
Wide, sturdy portafilter
Easy to use
Attractive appearance

Negative Product Points

Does not get the water quite hot enough
Pump noisy but not very powerful, easy to choke

Detailed Commentary

When the crema and froth enhancer gadgets are removed, this is a workable basic espresso machine.  Thermoblock design doesn‘t get the water quite hot enough and the pump is a little underpowered for serious use. The steam wand is very nice, however, with plenty of dry steam available.  If you want a very nice looking unit for your kitchen that is easy to use for the occasional drink for guests, the Novo 2000 is fine. If you want to make great home espresso consistently you should consider a better machine with a boiler.  List price $200, available refurbished for half that.

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