Summary: I love the coffee maker itself, but the auto start doesn't work, I bought it as bought it as a factory refurbished, the auto start was not the only reason why I bought this, so it is not a game breaker.
It's been making a really good cuppa joe since 2003
18 July 2015
Summary: I bought this coffeemaker in 2003 and it has been working all these years. I think it's almost indestructible. It brews a very, very good cup of coffee. It is a backup for my cranky Keurig coffeemaker. This is a good looking piece of kitchen equipment.
Big design improvements in controls and coffee pot itself
7 March 2015
Summary: This replaced my thermal pot version. That pot was just too hard to clean and it dribbled! As some reviewer of it noted we always had a wipe up on the counter by it! I was concerned when the beeper didn't work but the online response reassured me and I don't need the alert. I love the pot itself.
Summary: I only like this coffee maker. The auto turn off is just after an hour - my past Cuisinart makers have been 2 hours. I also do not like that the stop brew does not always work in between brewing a pot and coffee drips onto the burner plate.
Excerpt: All of the functions are top notch and simple to understand. Even if your water is already filter, the replaceable charcoal filter in the coffeemaker helps produce a smooth pot of coffee.
Pros: All of the functions are top notch and simple to understand. Even if your water is already filter, the replaceable charcoal filter in the coffeemaker helps produce a smooth pot of coffee.
Cons: The gold filter for the coffee that this unit uses was not part of the refurbished unit (extra $10 you should consider in cost against the new unit.) The instructions inform you to run several pots of water thru the unit but we found that we had to flush unit 4 times before it flowed smoothly. Ma...