Pros & Cons: The Cuisinart CHW-12C makes great coffee or tea and can also be used for making soups, noodle or instant oatmeals.It has a cone shaped filter and shower head drip feature. The carafe is totally drip free and has an adjusting warming plate temperature. The unit is easy to clean and use and doesn’t take too much of space if you want to leave it at the service counter.
Filling water in the reservoir can be a little tricky and it would be advisable to use Carafe itself to fill water as it has a nice spill free spout making the job easy.
Cuisinart CHW-12C Coffee PLUS is a programmable coffeemaker cum hot water system in one. This coffeemaker allows you to brew coffee and make tea side by side if need be.
The kit comes with a 12 cup Carafe, A hot water system for making instant soups, hot chocolate etc; you have a pause function for the brew if you want to stop in between. You can setup up to 1-4 cups. It has a easy temperature control in the front with high, medium and low settings.
The machine is 24 hour programmable and has a auto shutoff along with blue backlit and LCD with clock. There is also an auto clean function, a removable drip tray on hot water side. It also contains a charcoal water filter and a gold tone filter to remove impurities from your drink and all the material coming in contact with water or coffee is BPA free.
Machine is built as per North American electrical standards, Has a safety lock for hot water dispenser and comes with a three year limited warranty. Product dimensions are 10.8 x 12.4 x 16.5 inches and weighs 10 pounds.
Cuisinart CHW-12C Coffee PLUS is a compact coffeemaker with arrangement of hot water making it a indispensable device for your kitchen. The controls are easy and you have no issues making tea and coffee at the same time. The device is safe with the safety lock for hot water. And hot water dispense control is fool proof with dispensing only when you have your hand on it. It takes around 4 minutes to heat water if put on to heat cold water. It is also possible to drain water reservoir if need be.
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