Hamilton Beach 42115 3-in-1 Hot-Beverage Center Black

Hamilton Beach 42115 3-in-1 Center Black

Hamilton Beach 42115 3-in-1 Hot-Beverage Center Black

by Hamilton Beach

  • Single-serve hot-beverage center makes coffee, tea, or hot water
  • Dispenses directly into any size cup in less than 2 minutes per cup
  • Removable 14-ounce water reservoir with measurement marks
  • Permanent filter with pod adaptor; auto shut-off; dishwasher-safe parts
  • Measures 8 by 7-1/2 by 12 inches; 1-year warranty
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  1. Brand: Hamilton Beach
  2. Dimensions: 13.3 x 8.5 x 9 inches
  3. Shipping Weight: 4.8 pounds
  4. Item ID: upc:040094421152
  5. Item ID: ean:0040094421152
Versatile single serve hot beverage machine brews up to 14 oz of drip coffee , tea, and heats hot water . Includes a permanent coffee filter and pod filter baskets- for loose coffee , tea or any flat coffee pods on the market . Removeable 14 oz reservoir for easy filling at the sink. Auto shut off after brewing . Fits any size mug or coffee cup . Compact size fits on counters in dorm rooms and the office .
Customer Reviews
 (145 customer reviews)

Terrific product!, December 12, 2007
K2ofCU "KJK" (Urbana, IL USA)
This is replacing a 4 cup Melitta coffeemaker (couldn't find a replacement carafe that would fit the brewer, which sat atop the pot).
This appealed to me in that this product has the following good features:

1) no pot/carafe to crack or clean
2) no waste (since you didn't have to brew 1-3 cups to get 1 decent sized mug + waste)
3) no hot plate/pot to turn off - nothing to worry about if you started a brew and then were unexpectedly called away or forgot about it
4) no paper filters required (but see below)
5) looks interesting - doesn't look like a coffee maker, takes up less space on counter, easier to keep clean.

I read some reviews - good and bad- and decided to get it anyway. AM SO GLAD I DID- I REALLY LIKE THIS THING!

Reasons: 1)-4) above, plus:
5) water resevoir + filter assembly is dishwasher safe (top rack)
6) capability of using pods (I wasn't about to buy an expensive 'pod-processor', so this is a very nice.


What? You don't need 10 cups of coffee when you get up?, July 24, 2008
Dan B. (Virginia)
I have owned and used this product on a daily basis for almost 6 months now.

If you're anything like me, you enjoy a cup of coffee to help wake up in the morning. Notice I didn't say 12, or 10, or 8, or 4, or even 2 cups. Is it really that crazy of an idea to have a cheap coffee maker that can make only the ONE cup you want to drink? I was writhing over reviews of the 2-cup/2-travel mug coffee makers and their problems when I found this one. My thoughts: Looks cheap. Price IS cheap. Must be cheap. But there's little else, so... I guess I'll try it. Needless to say, I have accepted this little guy into my family.

Pros:
-One cup, no waste. You can make a cup with 8 to 14 oz. of water measured in the creatively graduated water reservoir. You pour water in until you see the water touch the inverted steps for each size cup. This is very helpful in filling either a traditional coffee mug or a larger travel mug. You also use much less coffee (a tablespoon.


Great idea - bad engineering, June 4, 2008
John R. Call (Kent, WA United States)
  
The first one of these we had was great! My wife made her tea and I made my coffee with it, and it produced excellent results. That lasted for about 5 months. Then it started to just pop and steam without pumping any water. Thinking it needed descaling, I tried that - - several times to no avail. So I finally called Hamilton Beach customer support, and at their direction sent in the cut off plug of my broken unit and $6.95 s/h. After several weeks, I received the replacement unit. It worked exactly one time before the spitting and steaming took over. I called H-B again, and this time they shipped a replacement unit immediately at no cost. It worked for exactly 2 cups before the exact same problem. Obviously there is a major flaw in the design of the water heating/pumping. Wish it worked!!!



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