Posted Tuesday at 15:13 (edited)
Sorry but I think that my point is being lost somehow...
I am questioning the value of £1000+ spent on SDB. It may have been good value when it came out 8 or 9 years ago, but it is difficult to justify this ask and the hefty out of warrant maintenance schedule (no parts available for us to buy) today in light of other options there are in the market. That's it.
I fully expect that the thermojet currently available on the Barista Pro to make its way to the reasonably priced Dual Jet Pro when it is being replaced. That will make the case for the SDB at 4 to 5 times the cost even less convincing. No white glove service however glossy it is will make up for this!
Edited Tuesday at 15:14 by Tony fonda
Far from abandoning the DB - but still questioning its value!
The Robot would suit me better than the Flair I think.... But I can't justify having more gear really. I am a minimalist at heart, and not a collector. But I know what I will be buying if/when the DB dies on me.
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