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    Cuisinart Coffee Center SS-15
    Coffee Center SS-15
    This Cuisinart single-serve coffee maker has:
    • a removable reservoir.
    • a built-in water filter.
    • a height-adjustable drip tray.
    • auto-off.
    • it is also a 12-cup drip coffee maker.
    • Accepts loose grounds.
    • It uses k-cup packs.
    Description
    This Cuisinart single-serve coffee maker has:
    • a removable reservoir.
    • a built-in water filter.
    • a height-adjustable drip tray.
    • auto-off.
    • it is also a 12-cup drip coffee maker.
    • Accepts loose grounds.
    • It uses k-cup packs.

    Ratings Scorecard

    Survey Results

    Predicted Reliability

    Predicted Reliability

    Predicted brand reliability ratings are based on estimated problem rates for newly purchased single-serve coffee makers, not covered by an extended warranty or service contract, within the first four years of ownership.

     /  5
    Owner Satisfaction

    Owner Satisfaction

    Brand owner satisfaction ratings are based on the proportion of members who are extremely likely to recommend their single-serve coffee maker to their friends and family.

     /  5

    Test Results

    First-cup speed

    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.

     /  5
    Repeat speed

    Repeat speed

    Reflects how quickly the machine produces a second cup.

     /  5
    Temperature consistency

    Temperature consistency

    Reflects how closely the second cup matches the first cup in temperature.

     /  5
    Size consistency

    Size consistency

    Indicates how closely the second cup matches the first cup in size.

     /  5
    Brewing range

    Brewing range

    Reflects the ability to produce weak to strong brews using controls and varying the amounts of water and the number of beverage packets.

     /  5
    Taste

    Taste

    Based on judgment by coffee experts, using brew volume of 5 to 6 oz. and, where available for a given machine, Colombian coffee. Certain machines adjust the brew process by which pod or capsule you select, although some also let you use more or less water for a weaker or stronger cup.

     /  5
    Convenience

    Convenience

    Reflects how easy it is to operate a unit, refill the water reservoir, and clean the appliance after use.

     /  5

    About

    The Cuisinart Coffee Center SS-15 is part of the Coffee Makers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Single-Serve Coffee Makers models like the Coffee Center SS-15 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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