Mr. Coffee FTX43 Programmable 12 Cup Coffee Maker
This coffee maker in stylish black and chrome accents is one of the most fashion-forward coffee makers in the market today. It comes with such features as the delay brew, Pause 'n Serve, brew strength selector, and water filtration, which make brewing the perfect cup all possible within minutes.
- The Pause 'n Serve feature allows you to pour a cup of coffee even if the coffee is still brewing.
- The removable filter basket allows for easy cleaning of the filter basket.
- The special cleaning cycle also makes cleaning the coffee maker a breeze.
- Coffee is kept warm with the 2-hour auto shut off system that automatically turns off after two hours to prevent wasting power.
- The Fresh Brew Timer tells you how long since the coffee has stopped brewing.
- The delay brew feature allows you to set the timer up to 24 hours until you need it to start brewing.
- You can also keep your cup of coffee hot with the adjustable temperature warmer plate. The adjustable feature allows you to determine how hot you want your cup to be, preventing it from burning.
- The coffee maker comes with dual water windows so that you get an accurate reading of the water level.
- The coffee maker also has an audible ready signal that lets you know if the coffee has finished the brewing cycle.
- The cord storage feature allows you to hide the electrical cord to keep the kitchen countertop neat and tidy when you are not using your coffee maker.
The slew of features makes for easy use of the coffee maker and gives you a great-tasting cup in a matter of minutes. The cleaning features make cleaning the coffee maker easy to do. Coupled with audible alarm features and automatic shut off you can expect to brew coffee without wasting power at the same time.
The replacement filters for this coffee maker are also inexpensive. The feature that allows you to pour a cup of coffee even when the coffee is still brewing is very popular among buyers and makes it perfect for those who are always in a hurry in the morning.
One of the disadvantages is the display, which is a little bright. Unfortunately, there is no adjust button to tone down the brightness of the display. The clock may also need a little bit of an improvement in the form of an internal battery that will keep the clock accurate even if the power is off.
The plastic construction is also not a favorite feature of some buyers. There are also reports of the machine not making full use of the water in the reservoir and carafe leaks. Pros
- washable filter is sturdy and well-designed
- hot plate warmer has adjustable temperature to prevent coffee from burning
- stylish design fits very well with almost any kind of kitchen decorCons
- plastic construction makes the coffee maker look flimsy
- no spare internal battery to keep the clock accurate
- machine does not make full use of the water in the reservoir
- carafe leaks under the top of the rim