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Mr. Coffee SKX20 Programmable 12 Cup Coffee Maker

Mr. Coffee's SKX20 comes with a variety of features to meet the requirements of coffee drinkers everywhere. Styled in sleek modern white, the model is ideal for coffee drinking households with its 12-cup capacity.

It comes with the notable Pause 'n Serve function, which allows users to continuously brew coffee while getting themselves a cup. The delay brew function allows you to set the time up to 24 hours in advance.

Also, the auto shut off option runs up to two hours, keeping the coffee piping hot even after two hours of non-use.

Key features

- Mr. Coffee's SKX20 is completely programmable.
- The Pause 'n Serve option allows users to get a cup of coffee without stopping the brewing function.
- Auto shut off for two hours is possible.
- It comes with a removable filter basket for easy cleanup.
- It features up to 24 hours of delay brew function.
- Dual water windows indicate the amount of water to know whether or not the reservoir needs a refill.
- Cord storage hides the cord and plug, making the device easy to move and store anywhere.
- It comes with a light indicator for on and off function.
- It allows water filtration to remove up to 97% of chlorine for better-tasting coffee.


One notable feature of this coffee maker model is its Pause 'n Serve option. You can pause the brewing for a while to get yourself a hot cup. The model is conveniently programmable as well.

There?s a delay brew function that allows users to schedule brewing up to 24 hours in advance. This is best for those who love waking up to coffee aroma in the morning. For refill, dual water windows make it easier to monitor the water level of the device.

Consumers also like the idea that the model is water filtration adaptable, allowing for a clean taste of coffee without the aftertaste of chlorine. Storage specifically made for the cord is available for those who don?t like tangled lines in their kitchen.

Another consumer favorite is the 2-hour auto shut off time that allows you to leave the device for two hours and still come back to a hot coffee.

Very easy to use, brewing time takes minutes to accomplish. This is a good choice for coffee-drinking families or people who like to get more than one cup per day because of its 12-cup capacity.


Some consumers have complained about leaks and the tendency of the device to overflow. The model also lacks some special features such as the brew strength selector and special cleaning cycle. The design of the SKX20 is also not as attractive as coffee makers in black color and with stainless steel accents.

- Pause 'n Serve option for instant cups of coffee
- delay brew function
- easy to clean and move around
- auto shut off saves on energy and prevents accidents
- water filtration helps produce better-tasting coffee
- easy to operate and refill
- coffee quality is good
- fast and easy brewing
- makes up to 12 cups of coffee in one brewing

- lacks some features
- sometimes leaks and overflows
- doesn't have a timer
- doesn't have the special cleaning cycle
- doesn't have the brew strength selector

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Dec 20, 2010
price and convenient
by: Anonymous

I own a Mr. Coffe coffee maker. It can make up to 12 cups of coffee. A good thing about it is that I can program it to tell time and brew at any given time. One of the drawbacks would be it does not add sugar and cream. It also cannot bring it to me. But overall the Mr. Coffee coffeemaker gets a 4 out of five for its price range and convenience.

Dec 10, 2010
skx 20
by: Anonymous

decanter leaks coffee all over the place when pouring!!! very messy!! spend a little more money and buy a different brand. And please no B&D products either.

Dec 10, 2010
after all these years
by: j-town pa

One would think that after all these years of manufacturing coffee makers, Mr Coffee would be able to retain engineering that would incorporate a decanter that doesn't drip coffee all over the place when pouring a cup!!!!! Perhaps someday Mr. Coffee and companies of the like will reevaluate making all their products overseas and stop the in-fluctuation of junk being crammed down the American consumers throat!!!!

Nov 08, 2010
When Its not broken its good
by: Anonymous

I have already had 2 of these. The timer keeps breaking after about 10 months of use.

May 23, 2010
by: Anonymous

It LEAKS and CONDENSATES constantly. It is the messiest coffee maker I have ever owned. I wish we had returned it.

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