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Automating Mediocrity: The Saeco Syntia Focus Home Espresso Machine, Part II: Two months ago we reported... #coffee

Automating Mediocrity: The Saeco Syntia Focus Home Espresso Machine, Part II: Two months ago we reported... #coffee

Two months ago we reported on our trials with a superautomatic home espresso machine representing much of the state-of-the-art: the Philips Saeco Syntia Focus. Reading Saeco’s product literature and marketing communications, you’d be led to believe that this machine made “the perfect espresso” every time. But to most people who read our original post two months back, the Saeco committed unforgivable crimes against coffee. The truth lies somewhere between those polar opposites. And now that we’ve had two months of regular use to better explore the machine’s merits and limitations, here we revisit this topic in greater detail. The Robots Aren’t Winning First of all, it’s critical to note that there’s very little (if anything) uniquely problematic with the Saeco Synthia Focus that you won’t also find in many of its up-market, superautomatic home espresso machine bretheren — w...

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