26 Feb '15, 11pm

Coffee geek → KitchenAid ProLine Espresso, Roger Patterson: Bottom Line: Attractive design, but the po... #coffee

My own experience was with a KPES100, but the current KES2101 is effectively the same machine with the same physical size, same placement of buttons and equipment, and part diagrams that are nearly identical. Obviously the KES2101 is the new model, in name only, for KitchenAid's current effort to resume selling their Pro Line espresso machine. My machine was purchased June, 2008, worked well for the first year, but then developed various leaks, electrical issues, etc. (ca fall, 2009), only to soon die (February, 2010). KitchenAid customer support asked that I return the machine (February, 2010), with a provided courier waybill. With follow up I was told a replacement machine was not available and when I asked that my espresso machine be returned was told it was unavailable, either destroyed, or sent to a third party repair depot. In compensation I was offered a token amoun...

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