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Cuisinart Perfec Temp DCC-2800
 
Price range:
$69.00 - $179.95
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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 $69.00 - $179.95.

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:
$200
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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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3.0
Carafe Lid issues
4/12/2014
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Comment:
The lid of this unit and others like it (with the flapper lid on the carafe) have overflow issues.<br /><br />Do a YouTube search on the DCC-2900 and an Amazon search. We have posted photos of how to modify the unit's lid to prevent the overflows.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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1.0
Flimsy
3/28/2014
Pros
Easy To Clean
Easy To Use
Great tasting coffee
Large Pot
Multiple Settings
Cons
Latch Failed After 3 Wks
Best Uses
Home
Comment:
The lid latch, required for brewing to operate, failed after only 3 weeks and about 6-8 brewings. On-line store gave me a refund but manufacturer never responded to my request for info on replacement part.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Cuisinart DCC 2800-- Poor reliability
3/3/2014
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Comment:
VERY POOR Reliability<br />We selected this model because of its top ratings but the first one failed in less than two months. We took it back to Belk's and they provided a new one in exchange. Now the new one has died after another 8 to 10 months. Needless to say, we aren't going to try a third time. We could no longer find the sales slip but Belk's provided a gift card equivelent to the purchase price. Kudos to Belk's but a Bronx cheer to Cuisinart.
How long have you owned it:
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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