Cuisinart Coffee on Demand DCC-3000 coffee maker

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$3.76 - $119.68
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Summary: This Cuisinart 12-cup brew-and-dispense model has:
  • auto-shutoff
  • a water filter
  • a permanent filter.
  • a removable reservoir
  • an indicator to tell you when cleaning is needed
  • a measured capacity of 64 oz.
  • a cupcake-type filter.
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Type: Self-serve drip coffee makers
About - Cuisinart Coffee on Demand DCC-3000

The Cuisinart Coffee on Demand DCC-3000 is part of the coffee maker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, drip coffee maker models like the Coffee on Demand DCC-3000 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.

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.
About This Brand

Cuisinart's products are high-end and are found in department stores, specialty stores, and home stores. Its coffeemaker offerings include most categories, ranging from single serve through To-Go and various capacity multiserve coffeemakers. Prices range from $30 to $200.

Features & Specs - Cuisinart Coffee on Demand DCC-3000
info Programmable Yes
info Thermal carafe/mug NA
info Small-batch setting Yes
info Brew-strength control No
info Dispenser-style Yes
info Dimensions H x W x D (in.) 15 x 9 x 12
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User Reviews - Cuisinart Coffee on Demand DCC-3000
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Nice design Poor execution
Brews Quickly
Coffee Doesn't Stay Hot
Best Uses
I read reviews of this model and saw tried it at a family members home. Seemed a nice design especially not to have to handle a carafe of hot coffee. In practice it does not hold enough ground coffee to make a decent strong cup of coffee for more than 4 cups. The cup size marking on the water tank are for small cups not the usually coffee mug. After a month of use it started to leak as it brewed so I came bak to a counter full pf coffee with the nothing in the coffee make. I cleaved the whole container, coffee filter each time I finished making coffee, used on a daily basis. It held coffee in some times but I could not trust it. In after a few more incidents of counter coffee I have decided that it belongs in the trash!
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
Hard To Clean
Best Uses
If you fill the water to the 12 cup mark expect a very messy clean up as the grounds overflow from the basket into the coffee and they also spill up and clog the water holes. We make only 10 cups to alleviate the big mess from filling the basket to what the instructions recommended. Clean up is a real chore and we usually put in a few cups of water and run it through the machine without the grounds to clear out the mess after every other brew cycle. Very disappointing!
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
The best coffee maker
Brews Quickly
Easy To Clean
Easy To Use
Large Pot
Best Uses
We make 14 cups (6 mugs worth) in this machine every day.<br />Before this we had the Hamilton Beach Brew of similar design - actually we went thru two of them and I was looking for something similar but longer lasting and this is the one I bought. It is perfect for us. You can actually use less coffee in this one and get the same taste for some reason.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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