I have one of these coffeemakers and LOVE it, so bought one for my son and his family. I bought it for them because they have small children and the lid of the coffee pot LOCKS in place and the coffee pot is actually a Carraffe and , therefore, if it falls it will NOT spill hot coffee or break and throw glass. It keeps the coffee warm a LONG time. My son LOVES the feature of two insulated mugs that you can use instead of the coffee pot. He runs the coffee in them, and then takes them to work with him. WONDERFUL CHOICE!!
From the description I was not clear that the burner shuts off immediately making it necessarily to microwave each cup coffee and even the first cup is not that hot. The thermal canisters can not be closed and the thermal jug drips every time you pour from it.
I bought this machine and returned it within 2 weeks. The travel mugs leaked and the quality of the brewed coffee was terrible. The machine needed cleaning right after the 1st or 2nd use. I liked the style and prefer a stainless pot versus the glass on a heating element. But overall as soon as the cups started leaking - which was right away - I returned it. Will probably try a single K-cup style ****** coffee maker this time.
I have had this coffeemaker since last May of 2014 since then after the 1st month, the seal on the top of the coffee pot which is to keep the coffee warm does not seal correctly every time I tighten the coffee top after each pot of coffee is made you go to pour out the coffee it leaks coffee out the pouring spout so you have to retry to put the top on again and again to make sure the seal on the coffee top no longer lets coffee leak
The coffeemaker is very easy to run. It brews quickly and keeps it hot. I like how it shuts off automatically. The ability to make tea and coffee at the same time is handy. My hubby is a tea drinker and I like coffee. It also makes good hot chocolate for the grandkids.
Well constructed. Nice to have the extra "to go" cups. But only one filter that is divided (vs. having one for a full pot vs. the "to go") so any paper filters have to be put underneath the double filter that comes with the until. Also the stainless pot is really a FULLY INSULATED thermos type pot so it is rather heavy when full with only 10 cups of coffee, But perfect for mornings on the patio :-)