MAGIMIX is truly on a roll with its recent range of Nespresso pro capsules compatible with coffee machines.
The M600 still reins best in user’s experience – partly because it uses bigger pods – but this standard mode is equally specked well and exceedingly well made.
Featurs Magimix Expert M500 Nespresso Pro Machine
Though, we’d add that it’s much wider than other Nespresso specific variants and that could be a problem for anybody with a small kitchen worktop.
One bigger thing is note is that, while we received our review machine from MIGIMIX, it turns out that KRUPS distributes an identical model.
According to most online sources, both variants are produced by similar manufacturers – so take your choice.
Best Nespresso Pro Capsules Compatible Machine
Now the complicated part is out the way, let’s delve a bit deeper into the machine itself.
Bespangled in matt black, the expert is equipped with one digital control dial that gives 4 different lengths of extraction.
Please choose your preferred beverage size and tap the top key, and that is it.
Simple, efficient. Mind, it has to be said that the longer the extraction weaker the drink, so you might need to prevent the procedure halfway via and throw in another pod if making an Americano.
The bit we like most about this M500 model is the tactile nature of the Nespresso pro capsule nature.
Slide the spring-loaded aluminium cover to the right, pop in the pro capsule of your choice, and tap the cover once again to close it.
When spent, the pro capsules are automatically ejected into the container behind.
This writer spends more time fiddling with this slice than I did making incredibly tasty coffee.
- Best design
- Excellent Nespresso pro capsules loadings system
- Simple to use
If you’re a smaller kitchen, we would suggest buying the smaller Krups Essenza Mini above, but if you’ve space to spare and do not wish to keep topping up water and emptying the spent pro capsules container, then this variant will best for you.