I drink Starbucks Venti 16 oz Lattes in a tall cup. Can the Lattissima 680 do this? - double shot expresso with milk to fill 16 oz cup?
Free shipping on orders over $50. No sales tax!
*** Now through June 17, 2013, you can register your new machine to receive $50 of Nespresso club credit. ***
When you combine DeLonghi’s innovative automatic milk frothing system and the convenience of Nespresso capsules, the result is the Lattissima EN680.M. The Lattissima has been designed to make brewing delicious shots and creating café-style drinks simple, and with a minimal amount of clean-up when you’re done. Nespresso capsules eliminate the need for grinding, dosing, tamping, and cleaning coffee grounds, while the removable external milk frothing system is easy to place in the refrigerator for storage or in the dishwasher for cleaning.
The DeLonghi Nespresso Lattissima 680 also features a powerful 19-bar pump to ensure a great espresso extraction, a passive cup warmer, and programmable brewing buttons for short and long shots, cappuccinos, latte macchiatos, and even hot water for tea. The drip tray and capsule dump box are both removable for simple cleaning, and the 40oz water reservoir can also be removed for filling. You can even push the drip tray back to accommodate glasses underneath the coffee spout.
The Lattissima’s styling matches all of this modern functionality, with stainless steel housing and a die-cast zinc, aluminum, magnesium, and copper alloy front (ZAMAC for short). Plus, it stands just 10.3” tall and 8” wide, making the Lattissima a compact and functional addition to your kitchen counter.
What’s the big deal about capsule brewing systems, anyway? The easy answer is that single serving capsules are convenient – with no grinding, measuring, or tamping involved, all you have to do is select your favorite flavor and place the capsule inside the machine. These Nespresso capsules are specially designed so just the right amount of water flows through them during the brew cycle; then, they are automatically ejected into an internal dump box after brewing is completed. Their appeal also lies in the protection capsules provide by sealing the coffee from the harmful effects of moisture, light, and air.
The first thing you’ll notice about the DeLonghi Nespresso Lattissima 680’s design is the coffee spout. Teardrop shaped, even your large cups should fit underneath – and if they don’t, simply remove the drip try for extra room. To the right of the coffee dispenser are illuminated buttons for cappuccino, latte macchiato, short espresso, long espresso, hot water, and standby. Each is labeled with a different symbol for easy identification. To the left of the spout is the hot water dispenser, which can be removed and swapped for an automatic milk system, which produces warm, steamed milk and perfect foam. The main on/off switch is located in the back of the machine. This intuitive design makes using the machine simple.
The hardest part of brewing on the Lattissima is deciding which Nespresso capsule blend you prefer. The gently packed capsules’ colorful design will brighten an otherwise hectic morning. Once you’ve made your decision, open the lever located in the center, on top of the coffee spout, insert the capsule, and close the lever. Press the espresso or lungo (small or large cup) button, and the button blinks as the machine brews espresso directly into your cup. If you prefer a cappuccino or latte, make sure the milk system is inserted, and press the cappuccino or latte button. Milk and espresso are then dispensed into your cup. Once this is complete, lift the same lever again to eject the capsule into the internal container, and close the lever again. You’re all done!
The Nespresso 680 Lattissima comes with pre-programmed volumes for espresso, lungo, and hot water, but that doesn’t mean you have to stay with them! If you want to change the volume of your coffee, insert a capsule and press and hold the button corresponding to the drink you want to adjust. Release the button once the desired volume has been reached. The flow of water will stop and the button will blink 3 times to confirm the new volume has been set. Adjusting the hot water is even easier – just press and hold the hot water button until you have the volume you want. The button will blink 3 times, confirming the new volume. If you change your mind about the new volume, reset the factory settings by pressing the standby button for 5 seconds.
The Lattissima 680's stainless steel housing is complement by the passive cup warmer on top. Passive cup warmers work by using the residual heat from the boiler to warm the cups. The cup warmer on the 680.M is also a great storage place for your cups. Brewing your espresso into a warm cup preserves its temperature and flavor.
Knowing how to froth and steam your own milk is undeniably a skill, but not everyone has the time and patience to perfect it. That’s where the patented milk system comes in. The machine recognizes when the milk container rather than the waterspout is inserted, and lights up the cappuccino and latte macchiato buttons as well as the espresso and lungo buttons. Adjust the frother regulator depending on the quantity you want, and the kind of milk you’re using (skim milk produces more froth than whole). Place your cup below the coffee spout, and move the milk spout so it is pointed into the cup. Select either the cappuccino or latte macchiato button, and your preference is dispensed into your waiting cup.
The automated milk system allows you to press and hold the button labeled “clean” located on the front of the milk system to the left of the spout in order to rinse out the milk. The 25 oz milk container can then be removed and stored in the refrigerator, or cleaned in the dishwasher. The only thing left for you to do now is use a damp cloth to wipe down the connecting tubes where the milk container was inserted.
The Nespresso Lattissima also dispenses hot water – great for tea, americano, instant soup, or hot cocoa. Insert the hot water nozzle in place of the milk container, and the espresso, lungo, and hot water buttons light up. This means it’s time to press the hot water button for up to 13 oz of hot water.
It’s easy to keep your Nespresso Lattissima clean with the removable drip tray and dump box. If you cannot close the lever after you insert your capsule, this means that the dump box is filled with spent capsules, so it’s time to remove and rinse the container. A drip tray level indicator shows when the drip tray needs to be emptied, so just remove the drip tray cover and rinse. You can also remove the drip tray to accommodate larger cups, an added bonus when dispensing hot water for tea.
The removable 40 oz water tank is not dishwasher safe, so be sure to empty and rinse by hand – fresh water is important for a great tasting shot of espresso. When the water tank is empty, the milk recipes and coffee buttons will flash for 5 seconds to alert you.
Descaling is necessary if you want to keep your machine operating in peak condition. This process removes the buildup of minerals in your machine’s brewing components, and only takes about 20 minutes. You should descale about once every 3-4 months, though the exact frequency of your descaling will depend on the hardness of your water.
Happy Holidays From Nespresso - a $100 Club Credit!
Nespresso Rewards 2012 Year End
There are 3 things Nespresso requires of you to claim your $100 Nespresso Club Credit:
The form has 3 regions:
|1 - Your Info
Fill in your current membership number if you are already a Club Member, or fill in the personal information you want to use to set up a new Club Membership. Tick the “I have read Terms & Conditions” box and go to region 2.
|2 - Choose Your Machine
Here is where you will tick the box for your eligible machine model and then enter the serial number from the silver sticker on your new machine drip tray.
|3 - Store Info
Select “Other” for name of store, tick the “Purchased online” box, and enter “Whole Latte Love” for store name, the city is “Rochester” and the State is “New York”. Finally enter your date of purchase as shown on your receipt and click on Continue.
Terms and Conditions
1) Offer • $100 Nespresso® Club Credit on your Club account only with purchase of a Nespresso machine $199 or above made between 11/23/2012 and 01/21/2013, while supplies last. This is not an instant credit. Offer valid in the U.S. only and solely at participating stores. Upon receipt of supporting documents, $100 will be credited to the Nespresso® Club account specified and is valid towards the purchase of coffee, machines and accessories. • Offer is limited to one $100 credit per qualifying Nespresso® machine purchased. • Offer will not be processed without valid requested documents and cannot be used in conjunction with any other Nespresso® discount or promotion. • Not redeemable in-store. Void where prohibited or restricted. This offer may not be published without Nespresso® permission. • Fraudulent requests will be voided. Offer not valid for Professional account credit or products. • This is a Nespresso® promotion.
2) To receive Nespresso® Club Credit:
• Download and complete your voucher found available at http://www.nespresso-us.com/rewards • Submit your supporting documents via online or mail.
•If submitting supporting documents via online, scan and upload a copy of:
1. The store sales receipt onto www.nespresso-us.com/rewards. Gift receipts not valid.
2. THE ORIGINAL SILVER SERIAL NUMBER STICKER FROM THE MACHINE DRIP GRID.
• If submitting supporting documents via mail:
1. Make a copy of the store sales receipt. Gift receipts not valid.
2. REMOVE FROM MACHINE DRIP GRID, THE ORIGINAL SILVER SERIAL NUMBER STICKER.
3. Please send completed voucher, receipt copy, and requested serial number sticker to:
The Nespresso Year End Promotion
24-01 44th Road, 12th Floor
Long Island City, NY 11101
• Please note that the submitted documents will not be returned.
• SUBMITTED MATERIALS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 4th, 2013.
$100.00 Nespresso® Club credit can only be used at Nespresso.com, Nespresso boutiques, and on Nespresso telephone orders.
3) Receipt of your Nespresso® Club Credit • Please allow 2-4 weeks for processing your credit upon receipt by Nespresso. This credit is not instant and the Nespresso® Club will confirm this credit via e-mail or phone once available. • Your credit will only be valid for one year from the date it is issued on your Nespresso® Club account.
Nespresso® is a registered trademark of Societe des Produits Nestle S.A., Vevey, Switzerland.
For submission material inquiries, please call the Nespresso Club toll free at 877.776.6601
If you would like to know a little about the many types of espresso machines we sell, this would be a good video to get you started. This video covers the machines we sell and based on your lifestyle, what you like to drink, and ease of use. It will give you an overview of different espresso machines and help you determine which one best suits to your needs.
I would watch the video and focus on a particular kind of machine—prosumer, semi-automatic, and super-automatic to decide which kind is ideal for you. Then, you can go and look at individual models to get a better idea of exactly what you want. Of course, if you narrow it down to a few espresso machines and are still undecided, give us a call and we would be glad to help!
|Dimension - Width (Inches)||8|
|Dimension - Height (Inches)||10.3|
|Dimension - Depth (Inches)||13|
|Housing Materials||Stainless Steel|
|Drip Tray Material||Plastic|
|Drip Tray Cover Material||Stainless Steel|
|Drip Tray Capacity (Oz)||8|
|Drain Line Adaptable||No|
|Spent Coffee Capacity (Dregs Drawer)||12-15 Capsules|
|Power Cord Length (Inches)||24|
|One Touch cappuccino|
|One Touch Cappuccino Or Milk Carafe||Milk Carafe Only|
|Adjustable Froth Quality||No|
|Separate Manual Steam Wand||No|
|Temperature Rise of Milk (F)||No|
|Milk Carafe Type||Plastic Attachable|
|Reservoir Or Plumbed||Reservoir|
|Reservoir Capacity (Oz)||40|
|Water Level Visible||No|
|Stand Alone Frother|
|Type Of Controls||Push Button|
|Display Type||Indicator Lights|
|Cup Volume Control||Yes|
|Low Water Warning||Yes|
|Capsule / Pod Friendly||Capsule|
|Number Of Boilers||1|
|Brew And Steam Simultaneously||No|
|Brew Boiler Data|
|Brew Boiler Type||Thermoblock|
|Brew Boiler Watts||1200|
|Brew boiler Volume (Oz)||Low|
|Brew Boiler Material||Stainless Steel Lined Aluminum|
|Brew Boiler Heater Location||External|
|Brew Boiler Auto Fill||Yes|
|Maximum Pressure (Bar)||19|
|Self Priming Pump||Yes|
|Initial Heat Up (Seconds)||90|
|Descaler Used||Urnex Cleancaf|
|Country Of Manufacture||Switzerland|
|Recommended Applications||Home Use|
Warning: This coffee is so good it will turn you off to others! We purchased this machine for our small office of 6 employees. The machine was easy to set up and use, right out of the box. The milk froth and coffee is excellent. The coffee is available in different varieties and strengths which suits all our requests. Try the sampler pack before you order to get an indication of what you like. The only thing we wish Nespresso offered is Hot chocolate pods for the machine. I've seen other requests for this online, so hopefully they will get the hint and add them to their website. Some people say the pods are expensive, but they range from .55 to .80 per cup. That's still cheaper than buying out, and you get MUCH better coffee. We have not descaled yet, but I did have to reset the machine because the milk frother was acting funny. But I think it's because someone hit the wrong button.
I drink Starbucks Venti 16 oz Lattes in a tall cup. Can the Lattissima 680 do this? - double shot expresso with milk to fill 16 oz cup?
We have had this machine for over three month and I think it is time to descale. The milk only comes out in smallish quantities compared to when we first got it. It takes three or four goes to fill a cup. Am I right in thinking this is due to the need for decalcifying?
Our company wants to buy this kind of machine. We are situated in Bulgaria and my question is related to the type of the plug the machine has. For the different parts of the world they are different. That's why I would like to clarify the issue.
Thank you very much in advance
Selected Items (0) view
Amount Saved When Purchased Together: $0.00
Value of Add-on Products: $0.00
Value of Add-on Products + Featured Item: $0.00