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Solis SL-90 - Steven Habex's Review
Posted: August 12, 2011, 1:59am
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Solis SL-90
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Arrow The Solis SL-90 has 26 Reviews
Arrow The Solis SL-90 has been rated 7.98 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since November 30, 2001.
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These are some of the best-written reviews for this product, as judged by our members.
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Rick Waits 9.50
Rohan Durrant 9.50
Rob Novak 7.87
Mark Thacker 7.66
Mark Prince 7.63

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 7.8
Manufacturer: Solis Quality: 9
Average Price: $449.00 Usability: 9
Price Paid: $430.00 Cost vs. Value 9
Where Bought: Webshop Aesthetics 4
Owned for: 4+ years Overall 8
Writer's Expertise: I live coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
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Bottom Line: Great machine for people who want good coffee without spending too much
Positive Product Points

Solid quality, fast heat up time, good coffee

Negative Product Points

mediocre steamer, simple design

Detailed Commentary

The quality is very good, I used it for many many years without any problem. It heats up pretty fast, you'll have a perfect espresso after about 6 minutes. Espresso's are made pretty good.

The steamer is not really great, always had difficulties to create good steam while on my new machine, it works way better. The new machine is a lot more expensive, so it is not really fair to compare them. Also a minor downside is the size of the portafilter, it is a bit smaller the usual 57-58mm which means it is very hard to find a decent tamper.

I you are looking for something which looks beautifull in your kitchen, I don't think this is the best guess.

Anyway, I think this is a great machine for people who want good coffee without spending +1000$

Buying Experience

Bought it via a regular webshop, no issues.

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