Excerpt: From the very first use, I've had nothing but problems with this unit. It sometimes takes forever to brew, if at all. Other times my cup is filled with coffee grounds. If you use any setting other than the 10 oz., you do not get an accurate serving. I'm shopping for another unit as I am writing this review.
Summary: Overall great machine when it works. First one had the pumping problem that is mentioned frequently. The second one lasted 8 months and then had an electrical failure. If you return it to the store, make sure you include the grey brew your own adapter set since I was told the vendor rep is picky about making sure it is included. Had to make a second trip to the store to take care of that mishap.
Excerpt: If you love to drink Coffee and like trying different coffees this is the way to do it. This machine comes with all the Bells + Whistles; and the reliability of Cuisinart and a 3 year warranty. I have Cusinart Toaster, Slow Cooker, Pans, Griddler, Coffee Maker, Coffee Grinder, Food Processor, Blender; you name it I have it. I use this everyday and love how it automactically comes on every morning and its ready for my first cup. Auto shuts off.
Summary: I have purchased several of these Cuisinart coffee makers as well as the Keurig models. I purchase them from Costco, knowing that they will eventually have to be returned and Costco has such a great return policy. There seems to be a problem with the sizing of the internal water lines and they soon start to plug up which stops the pump from delivering the proper amount of water or none at all.
Pros: convenient when working properly.
Cons: problems with water delivery system. requires vinegar washouts. k-cups expensive not reliable.
Summary: We purchased this particular coffee maker about 2 weeks ago and, so far, we love it! It's quieter than our old Keurig branded machine, and holds almost twice the amount of water. It makes great coffee with the pre-filled Kcups. We haven't used the "My Kcup" with this machine yet, but I have no doubt that we'll enjoy it. Plus it has a hot water button and it refills itself so quickly. I wanted to have an option for using my French Press or for making iced tea.
Excerpt: I've used this machine for about 6 months. It has worked perfectly from day one. I love being able to switch from coffee to tea to hot water with no hassle. It has a fairly large footprint which is made bigger with the drawer-coffee-holder accessory underneath. However, I love the drawer so much the extra size doesn't matter. I wish the coffee Kcups that you buy tasted better. I can make better coffee using my own with the little manually-filled cups.