The De'Longhi EC156.B warms up and is ready for use quickly. This lets you serve one cup of coffee after another. Use steam pipe to froth milk and make yourself a delicious, Sunday-afternoon cappuccino. Your cup of coffee can be made to taste, because you determine how much coffee to use, and how firmly to tamp it down. By changing it up, you'll find out the exact formula for your perfect coffee. Is a friend coming over? You can prepare 2 cups at the same time. Thanks to the included filter for ESE servings, you can also serve yourself a quick coffee using a coffee pad in the morning before going to work.Tip: don't forget to buy a separate coffee grinder to make coffee with freshly ground beans.