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Capresso MT 500 - Marc Miller's Review
Posted: April 5, 2003, 3:51pm
review rating: 2.8
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Capresso MT 500
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Arrow The Capresso MT 500 has 46 Reviews
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Sam Graves 9.33
Bill Womack 9.33
Don Smith 9.25
Trisha Neimi 9.12
Tim Brunson 8.20

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 3.0
Manufacturer: Unknown Quality: 3
Average Price: $159.00 Usability: 1
Price Paid: $159.00 Cost vs. Value 1
Where Bought: Aabree.com Aesthetics 9
Owned for: 1 month Overall 1
Writer's Expertise: Intermediate Would Buy Again: No
Similar Items Owned: Starbucks Baristo Aroma
Bottom Line: After having looked forward to it, I was disappointed.
Positive Product Points

Controls were very usable.

Negative Product Points

I just couldn't make a decent cup of coffee with the MT500.  I had been looking forward to using it but I was very disappointed.

Detailed Commentary

I was very disappointed with the Capresso MT500.  As stated, I couldn't make a decent cup of coffee, regardless of strength of coffee, or grind.  I thought I was doing something incorrectly, so I called Capresso (there customer service department is decent).  But I wasn't.  It did finish brewing quickly, and I did like the program contral buttons.  I even ordered more charcoal filters and the coffee cleaning solution sold by Capresso.  But in the most important respect, making coffee, the MT500 failed.  I went back to using my Starbucks Barista Aroma.

Buying Experience

I received the MT500 promptly.

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