Black & Decker CM4000S (Target) coffee maker

 
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$39.99 - $46.02
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Summary: This Black & Decker 12-cup drip model has:
  • auto-shutoff
  • cleaning cycle
  • a measured capacity of 65 oz.
  • a cupcake-type filter.
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Type: Drip coffee makers with carafe
About - Black & Decker CM4000S (Target)

The Black & Decker CM4000S (Target) is part of the coffee maker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, drip coffee maker models like the CM4000S (Target) are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Brew performance:
The ability to reach 195° to 205° F for five or six minutes, the industry standard for optimal brewing.

Convenience:
Reflects ease of filling the reservoir, placing the filter, gauging the amount of coffee remaining, and cleaning up. It also reflects how clear we judged the controls.

Carafe handling:
Covers handle comfort, tendency to drip while pouring, balance of a full carafe, and how easy it was to empty the last liquid. Models with no score here brew into single-serve cups or are self-serve models. The latter hold the coffee in a tank; you fill your cup by pressing it against the dispenser lever.
About This Brand

The second-largest brand of coffeemakers is now part of the new Applica Organization, which includes the Salton brands. Black & Decker offers a wide range of very affordable products through retailers such as Target, Walmart, department stores, and many online retailers. Prices range from $15 to $90.

Features & Specs - Black & Decker CM4000S (Target)
info Programmable Yes
info Thermal carafe/mug No
info Small-batch setting No
info Brew-strength control Yes
info Dispenser-style No
info Dimensions H x W x D (in.) 14 x 9 x 12
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User Reviews - Black & Decker CM4000S (Target)
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Good coffee maker
12/30/2015
Pros
Consistent Coffee
Fast brew
Inexpensive
Cons
Drips Onto Burner
Hard to find
Best Uses
Comment:
We use this daily and so far really like it. I was hesitant to buy it originally as there were complaints that the machine spilled over when brewing, but as I learned, the lid needs to be snapped closed and the problem doesn't continue. Without it snapped closed the basket isn't held in place so it won't drain and then flows over. Problem solved. The only other complaint is that it drips alot onto the burner when you pull the carafe out to pour coffee. Otherwise I really like the unit and the coffee it produces is good.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Great but no light for the clock makes reading it nil
8/5/2015
Pros
Economical And Consistent
Cons
No Clock Lighting A Con
Best Uses
Comment:
Have had Black and decker and Mr Coffee models for years. Choose Black and Decker over others for general use, cleaning and handling with great quality coffee but this model (unlike our past B+D one which still works but is now at the summer cabin has no back light and sits in a darker counter area making setting or reading the clock impossible without a flashlight. I almost returned it initially but found it's other features worth the extra effort since reading the time can be done elsewhere. Setting it, or knowing if it has gone back to OO is now it's main glitch con.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Steamer Marker
1/27/2015
Pros
Cons
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Comment:
Our old coffeemaker stopped working 2 weeks ago and I went to Target and blindly purchased this model. All of the negatives reviews describe the Black & Decker CM4000S (Target) Coffeemaker marker to the T. Excessive steam, water pooling around the coffee grounds basket rim and weak coffee makes this one of the worst coffeemakers I have ever purchased. The clock lighting is awful and the coffee has a burnt taste to it. I am so glad I kept the box. Returning!
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
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