Out of 17 Ratings

Owner's of the DeLonghi Espresso Maker EC5 gave it a score of 3.7 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    3.76 out of 5
  • Durability

    3.76 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    3.65 out of 5
  • Performance

    3.76 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    3.59 out of 5
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Cleaning the filter holder
About every 300 coffees, clean the filter holder for ground coffee
as follows:
Remove the filter
Clean the inside of the filter holder. Never wash in a dishwash-
Rinse all components and clean the metal filter thoroughly in hot
water using a brush (fig. 17). Make sure the holes in the metal fil-
ter are not blocked. If necessary, clean with a pin (fig. 18).
Failure to clean as described above invalidates the guarantee.
Cleaning the espresso boiler outlet
About every 300 coffees, the espresso boiler outlet must be
cleaned as follows:
check that the coffee machine is not warm and unplug from the
using a screwdriver, unscrew the two screws that hold the out-
let of the espresso boiler (fig. 19);
clean the boiler with a damp cloth (fig. 20);
clean the outlet thoroughly in hot water using a brush. Make
sure the holes are not blocked. If necessary, clean with a pin.
rinse the outlet under the tap, still scrubbing it;
replace the outlet of the espresso boiler ensuring the screws
are replaced firmly.
Failure to clean as described above invalidates the guarantee.
It is advisable to clean the calcium from the machine every 300
cups of coffee. It is recommended that the specific (store-bought)
products for descaling espresso coffee machines be used.
Safety Warnings
This appliance is designed to make coffee.Take care during use
to avoid burns caused by sprays of hot water or steam and
avoid any improper use
•When the appliance is in use, do not touch any of the machine’s
hot surfaces.
After unpacking, make sure that the machine is complete and
undamaged. In case of doubt, do not use the appliance and seek
the advice of a qualified service professional.
Packaging materials (plastic bags, foam polystyrene, etc.) should
not be left within the reach of children as this could be a
potential source of danger.
This appliance is to be used for domestic use only. Any other
use is to be considered improper and therefore, dangerous.
Coffee Maker EC5/7
fig. 18
fig. 19
fig. 20
fig. 17