In August 2012, the recall of 600,700 Mr. Coffee Single Cup Brewing Systems, including model number BVMC-KG1, was announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission because a buildup of steam in the water reservoir can force the brewing chamber open and expel hot coffee grounds and water, posing a burn hazard. See the CPSC recall notice for more details.
The Mr. Coffee Single Serve Brewing System BVMC-KG1 is part of the Coffee maker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Single-serve coffee maker models like the Single Serve Brewing System BVMC-KG1 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
First-cup speed: Indicates how quickly the machine produces the first cup of coffee. This also includes the time required to heat any internal water reservoir from room temperature.
Repeat speed: Reflects how quickly the machine produces a second cup.
Temperature consistency: Reflects how closely the second cup matches the first cup in temperature.
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