Black and Decker DCM2000
SmartBrew Plus DCM2000 / DCM2000B is a coffee maker product of Black and Decker. There are actually a lot of features that Black and Decker boasts about this product. If you're thinking of buying a new coffee maker, just read on to know the advantages and the drawbacks in buying this unit.
SmartBrew Plus DCM2000 / DCM2000B is a 12-cup coffee maker. It is available in two colors, black and white. The product costs approximately less than fifty dollars.
-Sneak-A-Cup feature - The Sneak-a-cup feature allows the coffee lovers to grab their first cup in the morning even when the brewing is not yet through.
- Non-stick "keeps" hot plate - The feature keeps the coffee warm for serving. With this feature, the consumers don't have to switch on the coffee maker all over again just to reheat the coffee.
- Perfect Pour Carafe - The Perfect Pour Carafe prevents the spilling of coffee when you put it into the cup. With this feature, nothing is wasted till the last drop.
- Excellent switch on and off - The switch on and off of this unit is of the right size and easy to locate.
Some consumers are impressed by the sneak-a-cup feature of the coffee. Because of this feature, they can drink a cup without waiting for the brewing process to finish. The on and off switch of the coffee maker is also easy to find according to many consumers. Even in the semi-dakness, one won't have a difficult time locating the switch.
The clear marking of the carafe is also a plus. With this, consumers said that they don't have to guess the level of the water they put into the coffee maker. Aside from this, there are consumers that praised the
excellent handle of the coffee maker. The handle is very comfortable in one's hand.
There are people who claimed that one of the best features is the non-stick keeps hot plate. This really saves time in reheating the coffee all over again. Another good thing about this coffee maker is that it is available in two colors, white and black.
Some consumers are not pleased with the coffee maker. They say that it is made of cheap materials. According to them, there are a lot of coffee makers that are made of quality materials but have the same price as this unit.
There are also who complain that the spring inside the coffee maker's basket easily pops off very easily, especially every time it is cleaned. After quite a while, the lid to the carafe no longer secures properly. Pros
- can produce more cups of coffee
- available in two colors
- maintains the hotness of the coffee for a long while
- exhibits no problem when one pours coffee to the cup, there's no spillage
- one can grab a coffee even if the coffe maker is still brewingCons
- not really that energy-efficient
- the materials are not durable
- the unit malfunctions after a quite some time
This coffee maker from Black and Decker has many good points and advantages for the consumer. The features are excellent. However, there are also a lot of complaints about the quality of the products. Well, the coffee maker is really far from perfect. This is why consumers should really weigh the pros and cons before buying the product. As a wise consumer, you should first compare this product to other coffee maker models offered by the same brand and by other brands and manufacturers as well.
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