Delonghi DC414T 14 Cup Programmable Coffee Maker
For coffee-lovers, there's no better way to wake up each morning than having the aroma of their favorite coffee greet them. Delonghi, one of the leading manufacturers of coffee makers, aims to provide you and all coffee lovers an efficient device for brewing coffee -- Delonghi introduces its DC414T Drop Coffee Maker.
However, this equipment is far from perfect. Although there are many people who simply love this coffee maker, there are also a lot of consumers who aren't impressed. This coffee maker received mixed reviews.
24-Hour Programmable Timer - The 24-hour programmable timer allows you to set the coffee timer a night before so you can wake up to the aroma of your favorite blend.
Freshness Indicator LED - This one allows you to know how long the coffee has been brewing. This includes a lighting system that illuminates every five minutes within the first hour. When the first hour is through, the unit remains on for another hour.
Internal Water Level Indicator - The purpose of this feature is to let you know how much water is inside the tank.
Aroma Button - The aroma button is meant to improve the flavor and the aroma of the coffee. This is made possible by a series of cycles. During each cycle, the water is released into the filter basket in a 30-second interval. This process saturates grounds and fully extracts its flavor and aroma.
Shower Head Design - The shower head design aids the aroma button feature in extracting the flavor and aroma from the grounds.
One of the things many consumers like about the unit is the non-stick plate. With this, you can easily
clean and keep the coffee maker free from spills after using. This would also keep the unit free from stubborn stains.
Aside from this, the unit has a washable nylon filter that can make the cleaning process efficient and fast. If you want to drink your first cup even though the brewing process is not yet done, you can with the unit's Pause 'N Serve function.
On top of all these, the unit has a 14-cup capacity, making it ideal for a big household. Another good thing about this unit is that it has an auto-shut off control feature, which could really ensure the safety and security of your home even though you forgot to turn the unit off.
The Delonghi DC414T coffee maker is not all advantages. There are also negative feedbacks about this product. One of the most common negative feedbacks about this unit is that it is really expensive. The price is above $100.00. There are actually a lot of other models that have the similar features found in this one, but with a lower price.
Your options for the design is also limited. Although the unit has an elegant stainless steel appearance, it cannot complement non-modern kitchen designs. If your home is tradionally made of wood, the design of this coffee maker would make it out of place.Pros:
- a programmable timer that allows you to pre-program the device
- features that improve the aroma and flavor of the coffee
- design that allows easy and efficient cleaning of the unit
- 14-cup capacity that is ideal for a big familycons:
- more expensive compared to other models with similar features
- the design is limited