does this refurbished unit comes with any sample capsules like the new one does, if so, how many?
Nespresso Pixie Electric Aluminum Espresso Maker (Refurbished)
Rich and tasty espresso is within your reach with this Nespresso Pixie espresso maker. This stylish single-serving espresso maker features a 30-ounce reservoir and a super-fast heat-up time so you can get your fix quick.
ITEM#: 14786977Rich and tasty espresso is within your reach with this Nespresso Pixie espresso maker. This stylish single-serving espresso maker features a 30-ounce reservoir and a super-fast heat-up time so you can get your fix quick.
- Heats up in 25 to 30 seconds
- Auto power off after 9 minutes
- Brand: Nespresso
- Included items: Capsules not included
- Type: Espresso maker
- Finish: Matte
- Color options: Silver
- Style: Modern
- Settings: Automatic and programmable coffee volume quantity
- Capacity: 30 ounces
- Model: R281/AL
- Dimensions: 4 inches wide x 9 inches high x 12 inches deep
|Manufacturer Warranty||180 day Manufacturer|
|Auto Shut Off||Yes|
|Programmable Clock or Timer||Yes|
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Looks great. Works great. Easy to use and clean. Best of all it is very fastRead More
First, I must be pleased with the Pixie, because after having it for two weeks, I ordered another! First, it's tiny. Even in our crowded kitchen, we found a place for it without stealing too much counter space. Second: It's fast. Really fast. Turn-on to blank shot to drinkable shot in less than two minutes; not that I time it. If you're new to espresso, this lets you have something beyond brewed coffee without huge expense, and without the disappointment of the swill you get from a $XX big-box "espresso/capuccino" maker. Is the espresso as good as from a high dollar machine with fresh-ground coffee? No. But it's good, it's consistent, and there are a huge variety of Nespresso and Nespresso-compatible capsules out there for it. It lets me add a shot to my morning or evening coffee quickly and relatively inexpensively. The second machine is for the office for the same purpose. There are discussions about compatibility with third-party capsules. I have had no issues with this with the first machine. The supplier in question is working on a fix for their whole line, and the other suppliers I asked have not had issues, but YMMV. Overall, I'm very pleased with this little gem of a machine and with the service provided by Overstock.com.Read More
Love this machine, use it often, friends go crazy over the drinks, really terrific.Read More
The Pixie is great. It makes me smile at how easy it is to use. The average price at around $0.65 per cup isn't bad compared to other machines out there. I wish I had known that there would not be any capsules included with the machine. I would have ordered some. It was a tease to get the machine and have to wait several more days to use it the first time until I got some capsules shipped. Thankful for the Nespresso Boutique in Chicago's Bloomingdale's. I'll be stopping by there to get them from this point on. Glad I took the plunge to get this great product and an Overstock great price.Read More
The machine is fast, easy to use and makes good coffee. I use it mainly in the evening for low caffeine drinks.Read More
Been eyeing these for a while, and lucky enough to catch this one on sale. Very compact & portable (fits in a backpack), love the design and ease of clean up compared to manual espresso makers. Very happy with this purchase.Read More
First unit did not work and overstock immediately replaced it no questions or hassle. Second unit works perfectly.Read More
I love this little machine! It functions perfectly, is easy to clean and it makes great coffee. I use it every day. I was wary of getting a refurbished machine but I bought the warrantee and even with that cost it was much less expensive than elsewhere. I'm very happy with the purchase.Read More
Questions & Answers
Hello holymonkey, unfortunately the refurbished unit does not include the sample capsules. Thanks for shopping with us. Jennifer E
Since this is a refurbished item, what happens if it malfunctions 6 months or so down the road? Do you contact Nespresso or Overstock?
Hi abahling, This comes with a 180-day manufacturer's warranty. Thank you for shopping with us.
Does it use the regular size capules?
You will need to use the specific ones for the nespresso.
This unit uses nespresso capsules.
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