Cuisinart DCC-3000 Coffee-on-Demand Review

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Are you looking for a great cup of coffee in the morning? Then the Cuisinart DCC-3000 Coffee-on-Demand 12-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker will truly let you be able to get that robust coffee flavor that you love, since it brews at 190 degrees. This is an important factor, since the flavor of the coffee beans will not fully be extracted if the water does not reach a hot enough temperature. This great coffeemaker has some great features which will be discussed here in this Cuisinart DCC-3000 review.


The removable water reservoir is made of a good solid construction and removes easily from the coffeemaker for when you need to fill it with water to be able to make your favorite brewed coffee.

There is a drip tray with a grate that is able to capture any excess coffee that does not get dispensed into your mug. The tray is also able to deal with residual condensation that occurs during the brewing process, which is totally a normal occurrence. The tray is removable, which allows for easy clean up when needed.

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The coffee reservoir is well crafted and is double walled. This allows it to keep your coffee hot for many hours. This reservoir can hold up to twelve cups of coffee for you. The reservoir is removable for your convenience and is easy to clean.

The provision of the charcoal water filter is a real necessity to this great coffee maker. The filter ensures that your coffee will taste the best that it possibly can be by eliminating chlorine, bad tastes and odors from your tap water that you use to brew your coffee.

The Cuisinart DCC-3000 Coffee-on-Demand 12-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker comes with a coffee scoop, so that you can scoop the exact amount of coffee in order for you to be able to make the perfect brew every time.

The one to four cup setting allows for improved extraction from the coffee beans, enhances the flavor of your coffee and really does well to get the temperature just right when you are brewing less than five cups of your favorite coffee.

Ease of usage

The coffee gauge always displays the amount of coffee that has been brewed which is left remaining in the reservoir, so that you know exactly how much coffee there is left. You don’t have to wonder or guess.

The hour and minute buttons allow you to set the time of day and are also used to set the time for automatic functions, so that you can have perfectly brewed coffee every time exactly when you need it. It is great to have this automatic convenience that lets you focus on other things throughout the day, while your coffee will be waiting for you when you need that aromatic cup of coffeethat seems to give you the boost of energy you need and that puts you in a good mood.

The function knob allows for programming for automatic functions, such as auto on, auto off, the program clock, and brewing.

The clean setting notifies you when it is needful for you to clean your coffeemaker. Cleaning it by removing built up calcification from the water reservoir will help in preserving the life of your coffeemaker.

Summary Of Customer Feedback

A customer is pleased that this coffeemaker does not leak. He likes the fact that the light comes on when the mug is full. He says that this is a rather nice feature. All the parts seem to come out fairly easily for when you need to fill them, rinse them, etc.

A customer is pleased that there are no leaks on the inside during overflows or spills. She is glad that all internal overflows drain down into the drip tray for keeping things clean, which is convenient and hassle free.

A customer says that the spray head is one of the best that he has seen for coffeemakers. He is pleased that it fully covers all of the coffee grounds and is happy to report that this coffeemaker brews a whole pot of coffee in approximately seven minutes with no flavor ever being lost.


This is a fine crafted coffeemaker by the reliable and well known Cuisinart Company. The coffee that comes from this coffeemaker will always taste wonderful, just the way you want it. The coffeemaker is robust and durable and will last you for a very long time. It is highly functional and will make many cups of great coffee for you.

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