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Coffeemakers

Cuisinart Perfec Temp DCC-2800
 
Price range:
$79.99 - $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 $79.99 - $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 of 1 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.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
best I have ever had
11/6/2014
Pros
Brews Quickly
Durable
Easy To Clean
Easy To Use
Large Pot
Multiple Settings
Stylish
Cons
Best Uses
Everyday
Home
Office
Comment:
the filters keep the taste very pleasing. I use the paper filters as the capture more of the grinds than the gold one provided. It is hotter (152) coming into the carafe than others I tested
How long have you owned it:
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Don't depend on Consumer Reports!
11/3/2014
Pros
Large Pot
Multiple Settings
Cons
Coffee Doesn't Stay Hot
Complicated Controls
Hard To Clean
Long Brew Time
Best Uses
Everyday
Comment:
I did some research but needed a pot quickly, so I looked on Consumer Reports. Big mistake! I didn't take the time to read the reviews or I wouldn't have bought it. CR, how can you possibly rate a product so highly when almost none of your reviewers would 'recommend to a friend'?
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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