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Coffeemakers

Cuisinart Perfec Temp DCC-2800
 
Price range:
$83.99 - $235.95
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We expect this model to perform similarly to the tested Cuisinart Crystal SCC-1000 Limited Edition Perfec Temp although it may differ in price and features.
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Type: 8- to 14-cup drip coffeemakers with carafe
About - Cuisinart Perfec Temp DCC-2800

The Cuisinart Perfec Temp DCC-2800 is a drip coffeemaker available from Cuisinart. The Perfec Temp DCC-2800 typically costs between $83.99 - $235.95.

Consumer Reports recommends that you match the features on a model to the needs you have. Here's our take on some of the specifications and features that are commonly available on drip coffeemaker models like the Perfec Temp DCC-2800.


Programmable:
Programmable models have a clock and can be set to brew at a specified time.

Small-batch setting:
Claims to let you make a partial pot without compromising coffee quality.

Brew-strength control:
Adjusts brewing time to make weaker or stronger coffee.

Tested Model
The Ratings of Cuisinart Crystal SCC-1000 Limited Edition Perfec Temp were applied to untested model Cuisinart Perfec Temp DCC-2800, which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both.
Cuisinart Crystal SCC-1000 Limited Edition Perfec Temp
Approximate retail price:
$159.99
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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 Perfec Temp DCC-2800
info Programmable Yes
info Thermal carafe/mug No
info Small-batch setting Yes
info Brew-strength control Yes
info Dispenser-style No
info Dimensions H x W x D (in.) 15 x 8 x 12
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User Reviews - Cuisinart Perfec Temp DCC-2800
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1.0
Listen to the bad reviews
12/8/2014
Pros
Large Pot
Stylish
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Great coffeemaker. The lid is an absolute design disaster. As a designer myself, I struggle to believe they put this on the market. The lid doesn't open wide enough and when you push it the hinges break. I'm using duct tape to hold it together now.
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)
 
1.0
Do Not Buy This Coffee Maker
11/27/2014
Pros
Brews Quickly
Easy To Use
Large Pot
Multiple Settings
Cons
Already Broken
Best Uses
Everyday
Comment:
I bought this to replace a Cuisinart 14 Cup coffee maker. The lid hinges just broke and the auto set button also broke. It made good coffee and kept it hot for 4 hours. I will never buy another Cuisinart product if this is the kind of quality they manufacture.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
great coffee, so so handling
11/13/2014
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
This machine makes fantastic tasting coffee. <br />Smooth, hot and flavorful.<br />Delivered as promised.<br />The handling of the machine is a bit cumbersome.<br />It's easy to spill water when filling the tank, and there's a tablespoon of water left in carafe that I can't pour into the tank. Other reviews warn about the click button for the lid, I can see how it might become a problem, it seems to stick occasionally.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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