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Cuisinart DTC-975BKN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 148 reviews of Cuisinart DTC-975BKN. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and size. The design and maintenance also get good feedback, but many are critical about the noise and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Cuisinart DTC-975BKN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (



Vacuum pot hold heat very well.

Electronics useless and basket overflows easily.

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: Cindy (

Coffee All Over Your Counter, All the time


Coffee tastes good. Carafe keeps coffee hot for 5+ hours

Poorly engineered

Jun, 2008

Consumer review by: von (

Buyer beware.....


The 12 cup thermal carafe keep's the coffee hot.

This coffee maker is horrible.

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: Watergal (

I would recomend this unit.


Keeps coffee warm, sturdy thermal unit, looks good


Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: bigguy (

Don't Purchase


When it Broke Cuisanart Mailed part promptly

Makes a Mess. OVerflows, Tempermental,

Sep, 2007

Consumer review by: bipolarman (

Do Not Buy This Coffee Maker


Good coffee

The coffee overflows

Apr, 2007

Consumer review by: jfk (

What a mess!


Keeps coffee warm for a decent amount of time. Looks nice.

Leaks and drips. Coffee stays warm, not hot. Hard to clean.

Mar, 2007

Consumer review by: Sue (

How long does it take to make 12 cups of coffee???????


I thought having a thermal pot would be great

thermal pot did not keep coffee more than tempid .

Nov, 2006

Consumer review by: slvmart (

Coffee lover.


Keeps coffee warm all day, if it lasts that long.

Lousy design on how parts fit together,

Nov, 2006

Consumer review by: Oldegg (

Design flaw ruins otherwise excellent product.


I assume that other Cuisinart coffee makers probably share this design weakness.

Brews excellent hot coffee when operating properly ; Outstanding insulated carafe keeps coffee hot and fresh for hours

Design flaw limits life span of the coffee maker. After a couple of years of daily use, I began to notice small amounts of water on the counter around the coffee maker that slowly grew larger and larger over time. I finally realized that the coffee...

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications

Now you can enjoyed piping hot, full-flavored coffee in style. This handsome coffee maker from Cuisinart features a good-looking brushed stainless steel carafe that keeps coffee hot for 12 hours. The patented brew-through and pour-through lid means coffee means less mess. Totally programmable, this coffee maker can be started any time during a 24-hour cycle. Loaded with useful features like Brew Pause, automatic shutoff, brewing complete alarm and a #4 paper filter starter kit. Covered by a three-year limited warranty. Model DTC-975 .