There are machines at all the various price points that are very popular
with people here and on a.c. The advantage of buying one of those machines
is that you will be able to find a lot of help in these forums. Not only
that, but while researching, you can find out the pros and cons from many
Why don't you tell us the price-point you're looking at, and we'll tell you
which machines are popular at that price point. Then if you can't find one
you like among the suggestions, you can at least say something like "I like
the Tea, but I'd really like dual boilers," and we can go from there!