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Farberware FCP512S 12-Cup Cordless Percolator

Farberware FCP512S 12-Cup Cordless Percolator
alaScore 71

39 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the value for money and build quality. The maintenance and design are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive comments about the size and reliability, while opinions are divided on the speed.

usability, design, maintenance, build quality, value for money

reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Farberware FCP512S 12-Cup Cordless Percolator is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 39 reviews)

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Consumer review by: review summary for Farberware FCP512S 12-Cup Cordless Percolator


alaTest has collected and analyzed 253 user reviews of Farberware FCP512S 12-Cup Cordless Percolator from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers on

usability, value for money, maintenance, design, build quality

reliability, noise

53% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Me experience with this product


Cordless and programable to brew before you wake,

Tip of cap is plastic and the base buttons are plastic

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Farberware 12 cup coffee maker


We purchased this when our old, I mean old, Farberware pot decided to bite the dust. We love the taste of percolated coffee and decided to upgrade. This is a wonderful product. It makes delicious coffee and is easy to use. Plus there is no glass carafe...

Great tasting coffee and easy to use.



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The Quality Isn't There


Reasonably good coffee (although a filter is necessary)

Cracked buttons, broken plastic knob, hard to read display.

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Things are a ` float in my Coffee ...


Easy to Clean

Coffee grounds in my Coffee

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Did not work out


Nice looking, nice pouring, nice balance

Does not get hot enough.Cannot program brew strength or length of keep warm time

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Farberware FCP512S 12-Cup Coffee Maker


I started using a Farberware Percolator when my friends mother told me there is no coffee pot around that makes coffee as good as a Farberware Percolator. That was some 30 years ago. Some years ago, S.W. Farber, the original owner decided to close ...

Nice design and features.

Short life. Programming is convoluted / poor instructions. Limited warranty and no repair possible.

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plastic nob at top breaks


makes good coffee

see-through plastic nob breaks off eventually

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Absolutely the best!


Excellent* coffee. No plastic! No aluminum!

Display could be better. Pot a bit heavy. Both very minor complaints.

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Wonderful "Magic" coffee maker!


I call this my "magic coffee maker", and whenever we have company, they all gather around to watch the coffee being made. I don't know much about coffee, but I do like going to the experts whenever I'm going to make a purchase. I did a little ...

GREAT coffee, good control, high entertainment value

None... not even the cleaning "problem" some seem to have

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Good while it lasted


Great concept, great coffee

Poor engineering and attitude