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Product Details
Overall Rating 8.5, Based on 230 Reviews
Avg Price $629.00
Manufacturer Rancilio
Machine Type Pump, Single Boiler, Reservoir, Semi Auto, Espresso Machine
Colors Satin Stainless Steel
Class Semi Automatic Dual Purpose Boiler
Pro Review No
First Look Yes
QuickShot No

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A true benchmark machine, this machine made Rancilio a lot of money since it was introduced in 1998 - it has become the standard against which all other consumer, single boiler machines are measured against. Currently in its 3rd revision.

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David Strom (quality: 5.2) 01.17.2000 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Nearly perfect. I highly recommend the Sylvia for anyone who is looking for the best machine under $400
Robert Boucher (quality: 4.0) 01.20.2000 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: A good, solid machine, great to learn to make espresso on.
Christopher (quality: 3.0) 02.17.2000 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Great investment and cafe‘ qaulity drinks.
Jim Robin (quality: 4.0) 03.16.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: The ultimate (for me) home espresso machine.
Jay (quality: 1.0) 03.17.2000 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: Just excellent
Chris Wyser-Pratte (quality: 5.5) 04.19.2000 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Not perfect, but a better machine than a Gaggia Baby, and probably the best available for under $750.
John L. (quality: 2.0) 05.06.2000 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: A superior product at the price point split between cheapies and industrial machines.
Robert (quality: 2.0) 05.06.2000 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Would buy this machine again in a second. I think you would have to spend a lot more money to get anything better than this.Great value.
Jeff Leinen (quality: 2.0) 05.07.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: The Silvia is everything I‘ve read about.  Quality construction, reliable operation  and the Rancilio name for under $400.
Lars-Erik Nilsson (quality: 2.0) 05.26.2000 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Wonderful machine, wondeful result. Get it now, life is to short to wait.
Lou (quality: 3.8) 11.11.2000 Rating: 3.2
Bottom Line: Very disappointed.  Inconsistent performance and sour/bitter coffee.
JP Cordill (quality: 6.7) 11.11.2000 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: Mmmmmm.....sweet, sweet espresso...
Peter Verburg (quality: 5.3) 11.24.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Well worth the investment. The Ferrari of home espresso machines.
Bob (quality: 2.5) 11.27.2000 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: You can not find a better machine for under $500.00
JB (quality: 4.8) 01.10.2001 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: Disappointed…Not sure whether the disappointment is primarily a function of poor Rancilio quality control or questionable business practices on the pa
Sharon Smith (quality: 4.0) 01.16.2001 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Cappa Heaven
Bob (quality: 4.5) 02.04.2001 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: If you are a serious espresso drinker and like golden crema, this is your machine.
Chris (quality: 5.0) 02.06.2001 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Produces much better expresso then my Krups and less messier too.
Robert (quality: 5.7) 02.25.2001 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: The best of the best(for the price)
Dana Sitler (quality: 2.0) 03.28.2001 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: I would defenitly recommend this machine to others.
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