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Black+Decker DLX1050B coffee maker

This Black+Decker 12-cup drip coffee maker has:

  • auto-shutoff
  • a measured capacity of 67 oz.
  • a cupcake-type filter.

About

The Black+Decker DLX1050B is part of the Coffee maker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Drip coffee maker models like the DLX1050B are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Predicted reliability: Predicted reliability icons are based on estimated breakage rates for newly purchased coffee makers, not under service contract, within the first four years of ownership.

Owner satisfaction: Owner satisfaction icons are based on the proportion of members who are extremely likely to recommend their coffee makers to their friends and family.

Brew performance: The ability to reach 195° to 205° F for five or six minutes, the industry standard for optimal brewing and an indication of the coffee's concentration.

Specs

Programmable Programmable Programmable models have a clock and can be set to brew at a specified time.
Yes
Thermal carafe/mug Thermal carafe/mug Keeps coffee warm for about four hours; thermal mugs don't hold heat as well.
No
Small-batch setting Small-batch setting Claims to let you make a partial pot without compromising coffee quality.
No
Brew-strength control Brew-strength control Adjusts brewing time to make weaker or stronger coffee.
No
Dispenser-style Dispenser-style Dispenser models, which we call self-serve, hold the brew in a heated tank; you fill your cup by pressing it against the dispenser lever.
No
Dimensions H x W x D (in.) Dimensions H x W x D The height, width, and depth of the coffee maker, in inches. Measurements are rounded up to the next whole inch.
13 x 9 x 12