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Russell Hobbs 14863

Russell Hobbs 14863
alaScore 80

67 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 reviews of Russell Hobbs 14863. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Russell Hobbs 14863 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 67 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Russell Hobbs 14863 from The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers on

52% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Russell Hobbs 14863 Slipstream Steam Generator 1800 Watt IronRussell Hobbs 14863 Slipstream Steam Generator 1800 Watt Iron

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: Baccas (

Lower price, lower performance

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We bought this steam generator as our first try out of a steam generator iron. My wife found the performance was mediocre initially (nevertheless an improvement on our old iron) but this got worse over time. The machine is very noisy when steaming,...

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Graham (

Russell Hobbs 14863


This product has a good size resevoir and delivers apprpriate levels of steam .

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: Gillian (

Russell Hobbs 14863


Small, light, easy to use and store.


Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Zorawar (

Russell Hobbs 14863


Not a very powerful steam output

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Sylvia (

Russell Hobbs 14863


Light-weight, easy to store.

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Karen (

Russell Hobbs 14863


Lightweight and easy to use; glides through the ironing.

Base could be better designed; ie slightly more elevated with a resting supporrt (flat and no support so iron can slide off if not carried correctly)

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Steve (

Russell Hobbs 14863


faster than std iron and do not have to continually refill fluid.

No onboard cable storage.

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Hilary (

Russell Hobbs 14863


Very light And more compact than most models

Takes a while for the steam to initially come through

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: neil (

Russell Hobbs 14863


not powerful enough

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Paul (

Russell Hobbs 14863


crazy little spray tanjk

Nov, 2011

Product Specifications


Colour of product:Orange, Stainless steel
Housing material:Plastic, Stainless steel
Product Type:Drip coffee maker


Removable water tank: Yes
Translucent water tank: Yes
Visible water level:Y


Colour of product:Black, White
Iron power:1800
Soft grip:Y
Soft grip handle:Y
Soleplate type:Stainless Steel soleplate
Vertical steam function:Y
Water tank capacity:1

Other features

Coffee temperature after brewing:97


Anti-drip function: Yes
Capacity in cups:12
Water tank capacity:1.8


Auto power off: Yes
Connected load:950

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black, White
Iron power:1800
Soft grip handle: Yes
Soleplate type:Stainless steel
Vertical steam function: Yes
Water tank capacity:1