This espresso machine is a great combination of performance and quality. The Krups precise tamp system grounds coffee completely giving consistent result all the time. One can make single or double shots with fresh ground beans or pods easily. The other features are the universal filter holder, multi directional frothing nozzle that can make yummy cappuccinos and lattes, removable drip tray and water tank, 1450-watt thermo block heating system with 15 bars of pressure. In all, this sleek, stylish coffee maker will be a great delight for coffee lovers, which also come at a competitive price.