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Cuisinart DCG-12BC Grind Central Coffee Grinder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the build quality and noise. The maintenance and design also get good opinions. Reviews about the size and value for money are mixed. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, design, maintenance, noise, durability

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Cuisinart DCG-12BC Grind Central Coffee Grinder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 30 reviews)

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Works Great!!

 

Easy to use and clean. Looks Good

None

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coffee grinder review

 

It takes move coffee to come up with my usual coffee brew. My other grinder was a cheap black & decker. I\'ve found with the cuisinart I have to use more beans and switch it on & off. It is quieter, easy to use, and does get the job done.

Durable","Easy To Use","Large Hopper","Reliable

Inconsistent Grinds

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Highly recommended, but not perfect...

 

I was very surprised to see some of the negative reviews since we have had this grinder for 18 months and have enjoyed it without any problems. It is not perfect, (average size hopper), but it grinds very well, as long as you don't over fill the...

Consistent Grind","Durable","Easy To Use","Reliable

Noisy

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Broke after 2 uses

 

Stopped working after using 2 times -

Unreliable

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Expensive Paper Weight

 

Received one of these for Christmas. Used it 3 times, and the motor quit. Called Cuisinart figuring they would warranty it and replace/repair it. Nope. Customer Service told me to "throw it away". Don't buy this unless you want to spend a lot of money...

Lots Of Stainless Steel ; Pretty To Look At

Motor Burned Up ; Unreliable

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Cuisinart DCG-12BC Grind Central Coffee Grinder

 

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Expensive Paper Weight

 

Received one of these for Christmas. Used it 3 times, and the motor quit. Called Cuisinart figuring they would warranty it and replace/repair it. Nope. Customer Service told me to "throw it away". Don't buy this unless you want to spend a lot of money...

Lots Of Stainless Steel ; Pretty To Look At

Motor Burned Up ; Unreliable

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Cuisinart DCG-12BCFR Grind Central Coffee Grinder

 

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very quiet

 

i love how quiet it is. also it is very stylish and looks nice sitting on my countertop next to the coffee maker. the great thing about this grinder is that the cup for the beans is removable and washable. i also like the markings showing how many...

Appearance/ Design /Style, capacity, construction, Easy to Clean/Wash, easy to store, easy to use, Easy to view/Read, Low noise, multi-purpose, Performs Well, quality, size, True to Color, Value for Money

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so quiet!

 

I'm amazed how quiet this is. My husband loves coffee and makes it all of the time. Now the cats don't "explode" when he cranks it up.

Low noise

Product Specifications

The CUISINART DCG-12BC Grind Central features a stainless steel grinding bowl that holds 90 grams of whole beans -- enough for 18 cups of coffee! The removable bowl, with blade assembly, is dishwasher safe, and a the included lid lets you store leftover coffee right in the grinding bowl. A single On/Off button controls grind consistency, and a built-in safety interlock makes the perfect grind safe and easy. Cord storage Limited 18-month warranty