It's got five settings (like your coffee stronger than Hercules, you're in luck) and is small enough that it can fit on your countertop without needing any continuous water hookups. The machine uses a "rapid cappuccino system," which keeps it at an ideal temperature, allowing for you to continuously brew shots. If you aren't a fan of straight-up espresso, the machine comes with a manual frothing wand which allows you to make creamy milk for lattes or a thick foam for cappuccinos. It's starting to get hot outside, so if you want an iced latte or an iced coffee with an extra kick, just toss a double shot of espresso over ice and add milk or iced coffee. $500.