Out of 3 Ratings

Owner's of the Breville Espresso Maker BES870CBXL gave it a score of 4.7 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    5.0 out of 5
  • Durability

    5.0 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    4.0 out of 5
  • Performance

    4.33 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    5.0 out of 5
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The provided water filter helps prevent
scale build-up in and on many of the inner
functioning components. Replacing the
water filter every two months will reduce
the need to decalcify the machine.
If you live in a hard water area, we
recommend you change the water filter
more frequently.
• Remove the new water filter from the
plastic bag.
• Soak the new water filter in a cup of
water for 5 minutes, then rinse under
cold running water.
• Wash the water filter holder with cold
water, taking specific care to rinse the
stainless steel mesh.
• Insert the new water filter into the two
parts of the water filter holder.
• Set Date Dial 2 months ahead.
• To install the assembled water filter
holder into the water tank, align the base
of the water filter holder with the adapter
inside the water tank. Push down to lock
into place.
• Slide the water tank back into position
at the back of the machine, ensuring to
push down completely to lock into place.
The water filter should be removed if using
filtered or bottled water.
To purchase water filters contact
Breville Consumer Support.
The CLEAN ME light will illuminate
when a cleaning cycle is required. This is
a back-flushing cycle and is separate from
1. Insert the 1 CUP filter basket into
the portafilter, followed by the
supplied cleaning disc, followed by
1 cleaning tablet.
2. Lock the portafilter into the group
head and place a large container
beneath the portafilter spouts.
3. Ensure the water tank is filled with
cold water and the drip tray is empty.
4. Press the POWER button to switch
the machine off.
5. Press the 1 CUP and 2 CUP buttons
simultaneously, then also press
the POWER button. Hold all
3 buttons together for approximately
10 seconds.
6. The cleaning cycle will commence
and last for approximately
5 minutes. During this time, water
will intermittently flow from the
portafilter spouts. Once complete,
3 beeps will sound.
7. Remove the portafilter and ensure
the tablet has completely dissolved.
If the tablet has not dissolved, repeat
until the tablet has dissolved.
Rinse water filter & meshSoak water filter for 5 mins
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Place filter into filter holder
Insert & lock water tankInstall filter in water tank
Set date 2 months ahead
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