Cuisinart 14-Cup Coffee Maker, Stainless Steel, DCC 3200 is the grand daddy of all daddies, if you think in terms of programmable coffee makers that are available today in its range. The stainless steel body, state-of-the-art technology, bespoke temperature control and larger capacity makes it the ideal coffee maker suitable for every home or office in the digital world and more of all, it comes in a very feasible price tag.
This self-cleaning, multi- strength featuring, elegant looking coffee making avatar has features galore, some of which are outlined below for the benefit of the prospective buyer.
Features of Cuisinart DCC 3200
- Elevated temperature: True to the brand name, elevated temperature works wonder for this highly advanced coffee maker by way of brewing hotter, better full-bodied coffee, while the programmable module helps maintain the correct ambient temperature all thorough the brewing stages to provide smoother rich-tasting coffee.
- 24-hour programmability also allows you to select brew strength (Regular or Bold setting), while at the same time enabling you to customize flavor even for smaller brewing circles such as 1-4 Cup setting, as also for full capacity, extending up to 14 Cups of full-bodied extra-rich coffee.
- User friendly control panel integrated in the Cusinart 14-Cup Coffee Maker DCC-3200 is so simple that even a child can manipulate it and make the desired setting sans any hassle, while the extra-large LCD screen clearly displays the chosen functions.
- Charcoal Filtration system together with the gold-tone filter in Cuisinart 3200 ensures total elimination of disagreeable odor emanating from chlorine and sundry other water purifying agent in tap water with which you fill your coffee maker, thereby creating unpolluted coffee flavor in your brew.
- Brew Pause Function in this advanced coffee maker proves to be an innovative feature that allows you to pour a quick cup of your favourite coffee while the brewing process continues.
- Finger touch lid opening and Easy-view Water Window featuring in Cuisinart 14-Cup Coffee Maker, Stainless-Steel, DCC-3200 greatly help filling up the reservoir, while the digital coffee maker provides the shutoff protection routinely.
- Glass carafe is BPA free and dishwasher friendly at usual temperature.
- Auto Button when depressed provides 4 additional hours of ‘keep it hot’ time.
- Pause ’n’ Serve feature does not seem to work well. It often drips onto the warming plate.
- Temperature options for the carafe’s warmer do not provide adequate range of temperature.
- Lid does not come off effortlessly.
- The Warmer turns off after 2 hours
Even though some of the cons relating to the Cuisinart DCC3200 PerfectTemp 14-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker point a finger to the device’s failure to become Numero Uno among its peers, the pros issues are so overwhelmingly great that it may be called a winner in every sense. For just under $100, the machine is fairly a good option for a coffee loving person who has a tight budget. The looks are elegant and suits most of the platforms. The brand also has a great reputation in the Coffee Maker’s industry. This coffee maker has also made an entry to our Best Drip Coffee Makers List.
Also have a look on sibling Cuisinart DCC 3000. It’s a 12-cup coffee maker and offers mostly the same features.
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