Cuisinart DCC-2000 Coffee-on-Demand 12-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker, Brushed Metal
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- Dispenses one cup at a time with an easy-to-read actuator
- Fully programmable with 24-hour advance brew start, programmable auto-shutoff and self-clean feature
- Removable double-wall coffee reservoir and removable water reservoir
- Includes: Charcoal water filter and permanent gold-tone coffee filter ensures only the freshest coffee flavor flows through. Measuring scoop, instruction Book
- Measures 14-1/2 by 9 by 8-1/2 inches; 3-Year warranty
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The coffee tastes great, never burnt. It is easy to program and clean and does not take up a whole lot of room. It also comes with one of those re-usable, permanent gold filters which many companies sell separately for about $20. My girlfriend can operate this thing easily, and she has a hard time figuring out the remote control for the TV. If she can program this unit, so can you. As to the other negative comments I have read which describe a powerless, malfunctioning unit, I have had no problems whatsoever with mine. Hope this review was useful, thanks for reading it.
Oh... and by the way, the customer service rep was immediately aware of the problem, so it is a known problem to Cuisinart as well. When I asked the customer service rep if I could replace this machine with a different machine since it is a known defect, she said no, you can only replace like machine for like machine. I guess your only hope is they will discontinue the product.
If you are unfortunate like me and only read this review after you have already purchased the product, my suggestion would be to open the lid just a small amount to hopefully prevent the condensation from running down the back and keeping it in the grinds basket. Then after the condensation has run off, open in the remainder of the way to remove the grinds or add water.
Have to downgrade my rating to 1 star. While it made great coffee, the coffee maker kept failing. After going through 2 units we gave up and bought a Cuisinart DCC 1200 (with a carafe). We've had it almost two years and so far so good.
Filling it up is EZ, especially if you have a sprayer hose thingy on your sink. Otherwise YES you will need another container (preferrably one with a spout) unless you're very adept & not clumsy. If you pour around the top sloppily it WILL get the counter wet, as others have noticed. The tank that holds the finished coffee does come out & you could use this as well but I think it would be kinda awkward, haven't tried it.
It does come with one water filter that supposedly is good for 2 months. Or just put your own filtered water in there & skip the filters all together.
The timer & clock is easily setup. It brews quietly with little gurgling and finishes with a few low non-obnoxious beeps. It's weird how quickly it sets up, I find myself standing there a few seconds afterwards trying to figure out what I forgot to do because it's that zippy of a process.
There are no swinging baskets to fiddle with - the top lifts straight up to give you access to the water area, the inner "pot" that holds the brewed coffee, and the two baskets for grounds. The larger square one is for using paper filters - this one must stay in the machine. The smaller gold filter fits in this one if you go paperless.
Coffee stays HOT but not stupidly dangerously hot like gas station coffee. The last cup is as good as the first - I've grabbed some 3 hours after brewing & tho cooling at that point (heater is on for 2 hours) the coffee tasted fine - not bitter or burned or evaporated down at all. As often as I'm up getting the last murky cup (roomie makes the pot at 5:30am) this makes me VERY happy. We use generic & Kroger brand coffees too, nothing gourmet except very rarely.Read more ›
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Love, love, love this coffee maker, kinda big and bulky but works awesome.Published 4 months ago by Bob Oberg
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Wonderful. Love the fact that I do not need a glass carafe anymore. Great for older people!!Published 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
It was dirty inside. Old water filter with mildew growth left inside. Works fine. Definitely paid way too much considering the condition it was in.Published 10 months ago by @wifeofberch
exactly what we needed, the first one lasted 5 years, we are very happy with this product.Published 12 months ago by duane west
Here's our second go around with this. We used our first devise daily for over 6 years, so we beat on it pretty good. We surely got our monies worth. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Gregg
My third purchase of this specific coffee maker. It is excellent. Unfortunately they leak causing me to re purchase the product. Read morePublished 13 months ago by AEN
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