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Re: Nespresso coffee machine and capsules
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2010, 09:15 »
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Re: Nespresso coffee machine and capsules
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2010, 09:16 »
Do you guys leave the milk container on the machine at all times?

Mine does not spin at times and I suspect it needs to be charged.
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Re: Nespresso coffee machine and capsules
« Reply #17 on: December 08, 2010, 14:13 »
Do you guys leave the milk container on the machine at all times?

Mine does not spin at times and I suspect it needs to be charged.

Yes!  why do you want to take it out?
btw, if you need supply, let me know as I have new batches just in...$7 for the indriya and $6 for the rest (roma, appergio,etc)   Buzz me anytime for collection either at the office or home....cheers.... ;D

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Re: Nespresso coffee machine and capsules
« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2010, 19:37 »
Hey fellas,

I'm a coffee lover and your discussion makes me curious..... how much typically does it cost for a cup of Nespresso?
And how much damage to start up? Machine? Filters? whatever gadgets needed?

Sorry, total noob here.

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Re: Nespresso coffee machine and capsules
« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2010, 19:56 »
Hey fellas,

I'm a coffee lover and your discussion makes me curious..... how much typically does it cost for a cup of Nespresso?
And how much damage to start up? Machine? Filters? whatever gadgets needed?

Sorry, total noob here.

What!! coffee lover with no coffee machine!!  You have come to the right thread.  Normally, 2 types of Nespresso machine that you can choose from, one with milk and the other without.  Obviously, you will have to pay more for the unit with milk.  Google the Nespresso site for the pictures.  There is a variety of blend that you cn choose from ranging from, $0.90 to $1.20 a capsule/cup (last pricing I got from the Nespresso boutique shop at Ion Orchard).  Understand the best price you get these machines is at Tangs, especially now, during the Christmas Sales.
However, if you have buddies traveling to London or Europe, the prices are way cheaper.
Thanks to a very kind forumer who flies to London frequently, he usually buys the coffee capsules for me, ranging from $0.60 to $.70 a cap/cup!.... :D
If you happen to be passing by my place, do drop in to have a taste any time!.. :D

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Re: Nespresso coffee machine and capsules
« Reply #20 on: December 08, 2010, 20:21 »
hehe Francis, somehow had the feeling you'd reply first.  :D

Yah, I love coffee but am a bit suaku. So far I've been drinking those cheap Java blends (recently Owl brand) and using a French press.
Poor man's coffee.  :P
Just thought maybe I'm missing something.  :D

$0.90 to $1.20 a capsule/cup is very reasonable.
Thanks for the kind offer, but I'm a very paiseh guy lah, feel uncomfortable to disturb. I'll probably pop by the Ion store and take a look.

Just checked the local prices and the Amazon price..... Woah! HUGE difference!
Are the machines universal voltage or fixed 100/220V?
Looking at the Citiz C120, it's a $200 difference in price.

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Re: Nespresso coffee machine and capsules
« Reply #21 on: December 08, 2010, 20:34 »
Voltage difference, thus cannot order from amazon.com.  Amazon.uk should be ok.

Basic machine in Singapore without milk is 300++.

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Re: Nespresso coffee machine and capsules
« Reply #22 on: December 08, 2010, 20:34 »
Not to sure on the voltage if you buy from the States.  Maybe Bros here can confirm this if they bought it from there! Yes, the pricing outside of Sng is much cheaper!

Don't worry Bro, just buzz me anytime if you are happen to be around the vicinity... :D


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Re: Nespresso coffee machine and capsules
« Reply #23 on: December 08, 2010, 20:46 »
Thanx for the reply, jonlee.
Wow, Amazon UK is even cheaper. Around S$365 for the Citiz C120 Red. Should be less than S$400 with shipping.
I'll probably consider that option.  :)

Francis, thanks again for the kind offer, you're always so nice.
Maybe can PM me your location/contact?
You called me before like 4-5 years ago, but lost your number liao.

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Re: Nespresso coffee machine and capsules
« Reply #24 on: December 08, 2010, 21:28 »
silencer13

u can also go to Nespresso Boutiques to drink these coffees. Ion or Taka is good to try.

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Re: Nespresso coffee machine and capsules
« Reply #25 on: December 09, 2010, 10:36 »
Buy only when there is sale lah... Taka 10% sale for eg. If got their card, additional  rebate in form of points which can be change for vouncher (~3-5% more). Else you can look for the MO in hardwarezone- prices R good.

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Re: Nespresso coffee machine and capsules
« Reply #26 on: December 09, 2010, 10:45 »
Buy only when there is sale lah... Taka 10% sale for eg. If got their card, additional  rebate in form of points which can be change for vouncher (~3-5% more). Else you can look for the MO in hardwarezone- prices R good.

yup. unwanted's MO on hwz is always best in price, european machines good with local voltages. citiz's abt $399 from him. but must order fast/soon cuz he's relocating elsewhere.  capsules from him used to be very reasonably priced too, but if i m not wrong he has closed all capsules orders.

US machines cannot use in singapore without stepdown transformer, and the recommended stepdown for a nespresso machine is 1500watts.. which will cost $100-$150. not quite worth the trouble
maybe the human ear isn't good enough. we need measurements, figures, numbers, calculations to tell and convince us what good sound is. or do we have to satisfy an unspoken insecurity??

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Re: Nespresso coffee machine and capsules
« Reply #27 on: December 09, 2010, 17:32 »
Thanks guys for all the advice.  :D
The price looks pretty good, now just down to the taste test.   :-*

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Re: Nespresso coffee machine and capsules
« Reply #28 on: December 10, 2010, 10:38 »
Just bought the 2010 variations - Caramel, Vanilla and Almond....Caramel is my fav...
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Re: Nespresso coffee machine and capsules
« Reply #29 on: December 10, 2010, 23:24 »
francis wu - Citiz with milk
Jonlee -
Kelso - DeLonghi Lattisima EN 660 - Creamy White / Favourite blend : Kazaar!
Ray (Raindrop)
vajrasattvasg - one 60's white Citiz, one gloss black Citiz with milk,
rockers- Fire engine red Citiz with milk
Stephen chung
Jeffong - Citiz with milk
comacer - Fire engine red Citiz with milk
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Hosaybo- fire engine red Citiz+separate milk
oneneo - Latissima top of the line
DizzyD - Citiz Fire Engine red with milk
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