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Control with Bluetooth - download the Nespresso app
Milk frothing system gives the perfect velvety finish
Programme removes limescale to keep your machine clean
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This titanium Nespresso® Prodigio & Milk coffee machine by Krups will be a welcome addition to any contemporary kitchen. It works with Nespresso® capsules, so there’s an array of barista-style coffee to choose from. The Prodigio & Milk includes an integrated Aeroccino system to create the perfect milk froth for macchiatos and lattes. You can also control your machine from your smart devices using Bluetooth smart technology. Simply download the free Nespresso® app to get started. The clever descaling alert helps you to keep your machine working at its best, for exceptional long-lasting performance. Once you register online with Nespresso® and activate your warranty, you’ll become part of the exclusive Nespresso® Club for exclusive member-only perks.
Control your machine with a simple tap of your smartphone screen, thanks to Bluetooth Smart technology and the Nespresso® app. Download the app for free and you’ll be able to manage your Nespresso® coffee order, schedule brew times and even control your machine remotely from another room. This means your morning coffee will be ready and waiting for you before you get out of bed.
Aeroccino milk frothing system
With this coffee machine’s Aeroccino system, you’ll be able to add a luxurious, silky-smooth finish to every hot drink. With two whisks it works the milk to create a light and airy foam that can be added to your favourite coffees. This is perfect for making barista-style white coffees at home and giving every drink the perfect, professional finish.
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4.0 / 5
100% would recommend to a friend
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Female, 45 to 54, Small Family from Atherton
A customer who has been given a product to use and keep in exchange for an honest review.
Great Coffee Machine - Pointless Bluetooth Feature
This is my first coffee machine and being a fan of lattes and cappuccinos the added milk frother is a great function.
I’ve listed the good and the “not so good” points of this machine.
Aerocincino milk frother for frothy lattes or cappuccinos
Neat, compact machine with modern design
Good packaging and easy to follow instructions
Very easy to use with no mess
Large water tank – makes lots of cups of coffee before refilling is required
3 cup sizes – Lungo/Espresso/Ristretto – You can use the factory settings for volume or these can be programmed for extra volume to suit your cup size.
Heats up within seconds
Espresso/Ristretto takes less than 1 minute to make
Milk frother is very simple to use and takes 70-80 secs to heat up
Excellent tasting coffee – wide variety of strengths available
Not So Good Points (I’ve used the words “not so good” as opposed to bad because they are not exactly bad, more like “room for improvement”:
The coffee capsules are specific for this machine and I found that these are not readily available, even in the large local supermarkets so you are forced to purchase these by mail from the Nespresso website. Obviously this means you can’t shop about for the best price or buy them as part of your normal grocery shop.
It is quite noisy, however as it only takes a few seconds to use this is bearable.
Water tank and milk frother positioning – The stand for these at the back of the machine is manoeuvrable but only allows the water tank to be positioned at the back and the milk frother to the right of the machine or the milk frother at the back and the water tank to the left. I would prefer the option to position these on either side so the machine itself then fits back to the wall on the kitchen worktop.
The Aeroccino milk frother is not dishwasher safe – it is waterproof but as it contains electrical components it can’t be submerged in water for cleaning so you can only wash inside. It would be preferable to have a removable inner sleeve that can be taken out to wash thoroughly.
Blue Tooth Connectivity – This is a unique selling point for this machine and although at first glance it might lead you to think this is a great function so you can switch it on from an app on your phone while you are in bed and your coffee will be ready when you walk downstairs, in practice this is not actually the case, mainly because the Bluetooth connection won’t reach to the bedroom. Also the milk frother is not operable from the app either. This would be better if accessible on wifi rather than Bluetooth and if the milk frother was part of the app. That said, it only takes a minute to make a drink anyway so I don’t think it’s a major selling point.
All points noted this is a very good machine providing excellent coffee.
Pros: Ease to use, Good build quality, Looks goodCons: Noisy
Male, 25 to 34, Couple from Doncaster
A customer who has been given a product to use and keep in exchange for an honest review.
Great Coffee Machine, Lackluster 'smart' features
In the box, you get the Prodigio machine, an Aeroccino 3 Milk frother & a 16 capsule taster pack.
The design of this machine is stylish with a black body and titanium grey front panel. It's quite compact as well, thanks to its rotating water tank, so it doesn't take up much space in the kitchen.
Initial setup was easy, and involved connecting it to my phone through the 'Nespresso' app, doing a 'water hardness' test with the provided test strips and rinsing the machine 3 times to clear out the system.
The machine is easy to use and can be controlled with or without a connected device. To power it on you can either press a coffee button on top, or open the capsule slider. It will automatically power off after 9 minutes of inactivity, or you can hold down the top two coffee buttons for three seconds.
You have a choice of three main coffee sizes (25ml, 40ml, 110ml), which can also be topped up by touching any of the coffee buttons within 10 seconds of the initial coffee flow finishing. Which is good if you prefer larger coffee drinks, like me, you can also easily flip up the cup support to accommodate a bigger cup.
Once the machine has finished it will automatically eject the used capsule into the drip tray below, which can hold a handful of pods. It takes less than 30 seconds for the water to heat up, which is nice and fast.
The milk frother is also fast, heating & frothing milk in less than 90 seconds. You can also prepare cold milk froth by holding down the button on the frother for two seconds. The whisk attaches magnetically to the bottom of the frother, which is convenient and less fiddly than other solutions.
Confusingly the manual seems to suggest you should have TWO whisks, one for froth and one for regular hot milk preparation, but the package only came with one whisk. After some digging around, I found that the machine previously came with two whisks, but now the newer model only comes with one whisk that has a removeable spring ring, making it multifunctional.
The milk frother needs to be cleaned after every use and because of the electrical components underneath, its not dishwasher safe and cant be submerged. So you definitely need to take care while cleaning it by rinsing it out & wiping with a non abrasive cloth.
Connectivity & Smart Features
This is the first 'connected' coffee machine by Nespresso, and sadly, I think it does leave some things to be desired. I have a handful of smart tech devices in my home, but this is by far the most pointless one I own. Firstly, I do like how it keeps a track of capsule stock and sends you maintenance and descaling alerts.
It's a nice idea to be able to have a coffee already made for you in the morning, but if you don't have a pod already loaded, water in the tank & a cup ready under the spout, chances are you're going to need to be in front of the machine anyway. And because the milk frother isn't a part of this connectivity, the feature becomes even more pointless if you want milk in your coffee too. Its also only using Bluetooth technology to speak to your device, which is limiting and much more likely to have blind spots and range issues compared to WiFi.
Overall I think this is a very good coffee machine, which produces great tasting coffee with a wide selection of flavours on offer, but it is let down by its lackluster 'smart' features. If you're looking for a truly 'smart' coffee machine, I would suggest waiting a year or two until Nespresso refine what they've done. However, if you're just looking for a stylish, compact & quick coffee machine, I would gladly recommend this.