GE 12 Cup Coffee Maker - model # 169209
GE, one of the market leaders when it comes to home appliances, is another good source of quality coffee makers that you can use at home or in the office. Its 12-cup Digital Coffee Maker (Model Number: 169209) has a good design that combines beauty and functionality.
It can brew up to 12 cups of flavorful coffee, with features that make cleaning up so easy. It is very convenient to use, making hot brewed coffee readily available for any group of coffee lovers.
* Pause and serve function - The coffee maker has a serve and pause function that allows you to pause the brewing and grab your cup of coffee.
* Shut-off timer - This feature automatically turns the machine off after two hours. This helps ensure safety in case you forget to turn off the brewer and also allows you to save on energy when the machine is not in use.
* Removable filter basket - This feature allows to you clean and wash the components of the coffee maker easily, without too much hassle.
* Programmable brew-start timer - The programmable start timer allows you to set the device a night before. Brewing will just start according to the time of the program.
* Self-cleaning system - This minimizes your work in cleaning and maintaining the machine, ensuring its long use.
* Brew strength selector - With this feature, you can choose the strength of your coffee according to your personal taste.
There are good features to note about this coffee maker. For one, its brews 40% faster than other brewers from other brands. The filtration system of this
unit is also designed to keep your water fresh for a better-tasting coffee.
With its removable components, it is now easy for you to clean and maintain the coffee maker. This digital coffee maker from GE also gives you the choice regarding the strength of your coffee. If you want it strong, all you have to do is to adjust the brew strength selector.
Many consumers also claim that the flavor of the coffee brewed is simply amazing. This is because of the shower head water dispenser. The shower-head design extracts the full flavor and aroma of the coffee from the grounds.
Another good thing is that this coffee maker model has a large serving capacity, making it a good option for a bigger household.
Despite its numerous advantages, this coffee maker also has its downsides. One of these is that its design and color are quite limited. Although the design of the unit is sleek, it would be much better if consumers are given more options.
Some users also claim that the machine makes less than 12 cups of coffee and that it continues to run even if the carafe is not on hot plate. It also has a tendency to overheat.Pros
- allows you to drink your first cup even if the unit is still brewing
- easy to clean and maintain
- gives you the option to choose the strength of your coffee
- not that expensive
- can be pre-programmed
- has removable components for easy cleaningCons
- has limited color and design options
- still runs though carafe is not on hot plate
- can overheat
- doesn't make 12 cups