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Product number
  • 829109
  • 828981
  • 818359
Manufacturer code
  • EP3246/70
  • EP2231/40
  • EP5330/10
Brand
  • Philips
  • Philips
  • Philips
Warranty
  • 2 years
  • 2 years
  • 2 years
Warranty type
  • Carry-in warranty
  • Carry-in warranty
  • Carry-in warranty
Old product returned for free
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes

Type of coffee machine
  • Fully automatic espresso machine
  • Fully automatic espresso machine
  • Fully automatic espresso machine
Type of coffee/filling
  • Coffee beans, Ground coffee
  • Coffee beans, Ground coffee
  • Coffee beans, Ground coffee
Bean container capacity
  • 275 g
  • 275 g
  • 250 g
Double bean container
  • No
  • No
  • No
Water reservoir capacity
  • 1,8 l
  • 1,8 l
  • 1,8 l
Water reservoir installation
  • Front
  • Front
  • Side
Way of detaching water reservoir
  • Extend
  • Extend
  • Lift
Hot water function
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
Standby mode
  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes
Testing in store
  • Amsterdam, The Hague

Pre-programmed coffee varieties
  • Americano, Cappuccino, Espresso, Latte macchiato, Lungo
  • Cappuccino, Espresso, Lungo
  • Cafe latte, Cappuccino, Espresso, Flat white, Latte macchiato, Lungo, Ristretto
Espresso extraction process
  • Uniform pressure
  • Uniform pressure
  • Uniform pressure
Number of cups per brew
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
Adjustable coffee strength
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
Adjustable coffee volume
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
Adjustable water temperature
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
Taste according to customers
  • Excellent
  • Excellent
  • Excellent

Suitable for frothing milk
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
Milk specialties
  • Automatically at the touch of a button
  • Automatically at the touch of a button
  • Automatically at the touch of a button
Milk frothing method
  • Milk reservoir without tubes
  • Milk reservoir without tubes
  • Milk reservoir without tubes
Adjustable milk volume
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
2 Milk specialties at the same time
  • No
  • No
  • No

Cup warmer
  • No
  • No
  • No
Display
  • No
  • No
  • Yes
Adjustable user profiles
  • No
  • No
  • Yes
Controlled via app
  • No
  • No
  • No
Touchscreen
  • No
Color screen
  • No
Number of adjustable user profiles
  • 1

Amount of maintenance
  • Medium effort
  • Medium effort
  • Much effort
Rinse machine after use
  • Automatic
  • Automatic
  • Automatic
Type of descaling program
  • Notification and support
  • Notification and support
  • Notification, no support
Descaling duration
  • 30 min
  • 30 min
  • 30 min
How often to descale it with water filter
  • Once per 6 months
  • Once per 6 months
  • Once per 6 months
Smart water filter
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • No
Brew group maintenance
  • Greasing, Manual rinsing, Start cleaning program
  • Greasing, Manual rinsing, Start cleaning program
  • Greasing, Manual rinsing, Start cleaning program
Dishwasher-safe parts
  • Coffee grounds container, Drip tray, Drip tray, Milk reservoir
  • Coffee grounds container, Drip tray, Drip tray, Milk reservoir
  • Drip tray, Milk reservoir
Automatic water filter indication
  • Yes

Build quality
  • Basic
  • Basic
  • Mid-range
Casing material
  • Plastic
  • Plastic
  • Plastic
Finish
  • Matte
  • Matte
  • Glossy
Color
  • Black
  • Black
  • Black
Height
  • 36,6 cm
  • 36,6 cm
  • 34 cm
Width
  • 24,7 cm
  • 24,7 cm
  • 22,5 cm
Depth
  • 43,4 cm
  • 43,4 cm
  • 43 cm
Weight
  • 7,5 kg
  • 8 kg
  • 7,2 kg

Material water pipe
  • Stainless steel
  • Stainless steel
  • Silicon
Grinding discs' material
  • Ceramic
  • Ceramic
  • Ceramic
Coffee heating system
  • Thermoblock
  • Thermoblock
  • Thermoblock
Pump pressure
  • 15 bar
  • 15 bar
  • 15 bar
Power
  • 1500 W
  • 1850 W
  • 1850 W