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5.4* out of 10

Krups FME 4

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Reviews and Problems with Krups FME 4

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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Durability 10
10

Gets the job done

AwBeth, Viewpoints
26 January 2013
  • Excerpt: We have a cup-at-a-time coffee brewing system that we typically use, but we kept the Krupps Coffee Maker around for parties or dinners where we need to make several cups at a time. It definitely gets the job done. The coffee tastes good, and the machine works in a timely manner. (Can you tell I really prefer the single cup machines at this point?) We've had it for several years, and the performance is still the same, despite the irregular use.
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Overall 3
3.3
Features 5
5.0
Overall quality 3
3.3

Coffee tastes like plastic

Yahoo Shopping
27 September 2008
  • Summary: Coffee does not taste good-has a plastic taste to it. I cleaned it repeatedly and expected it to improve as I used it but now, a month or two later it still tastes like plastic. Not sure if it's the materials used or if the water is too hot when goin ... g through the tubes. Also- the water filter probably isn't necessary (they just want to sell you more stuff), and the Krupps cone filter does not fit well.
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Overall 2
1.7
Value for money 3
3.3
Features 7
6.7
Overall quality 2
1.7

Krups FME14 Coffee maker problem

Yahoo Shopping
3 September 2008
  • Summary: I had read a review indicating that the model produced a bad and bitter tasting coffee. I did not believe it, since we used an older Krups coffee maker producing an excellent flavored coffee. Unfortunately when we opened the package, there was a terr ... ible smell like burned plastic. We cleaned the unit with vinegar, but the coffee maker and the brewed coffe smelled bad and the coffee tasted bitter and like burned bakelite as well.
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Overall 8
8.3
Value for money 8
8.3
Features 8
8.3
Overall quality 8
8.3

Finally, hot coffee!

Yahoo Shopping
29 January 2008
  • Summary: The secret to a good drip coffee machine can be summed up in a single word, HEAT. Without proper heat (180 degrees) you won't get all the flavor out of the coffee and you will need to reheat after adding milk or cream. No problem with this machine. I ... don't think there is a hotter drip machine out there, and the 1100 watt hot plate will keep your coffee hot.
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