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Farberware FCP280 Percolator

alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 reviews of Farberware FCP280 Percolator. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and durability. The design and usability also get good feedback. Many are negative about the reliability.

maintenance, usability, design, durability, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Farberware FCP280 Percolator is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 46 reviews)

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Consumer review by: wrspollen (

Used to be great, now cheap junk from China


East to clean stainless steel outside

Hard to clean inside, Mr Clean's magic eraser works well

May, 2008

Consumer review by: russ (





Dec, 2007

Consumer review by: perks (

Disappointed in quality of product.


Taste great when it worked

Pot stopped perking long enough and only warm

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: wheezy (

faberware 12 cup electric percolator


makes good cup of coffee

hard to read water level, short life span

Feb, 2007

Consumer review by: (

Perfect coffee maker


makes great coffee, perk time is short

can't find replacement cord for older farberware pot

Oct, 2005

Consumer review by: Industrial Hobo (

Good Coffee fast ...


When I arise in the morning , I want good coffee fast. Make the pot ready the night before , just plug in ... 6 Min. later, Sweet Business . Great hot coffee .

Brews Quickly","Easy To Use

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Dora, the Decorator (

Wake up and Smell the Coffee


Why have drip coffee when you can capture the aroma of the coffee beans with the original-style percolator.

Brews Quickly","Durable","Easy To Clean","Easy To Use

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: lana (

Great product!


This stainless steel percolator is safer for you to use than plastic coffee makers. Plastic products leak chemicals to your food and drinks.

Brews Quickly","Durable","Easy To Clean","Easy To Use","Large Pot","Stylish

Nov, 2009

Consumer review by: Eugenios (

8-cup percolator


Have used this type of coffee brewer for many years. the only problem we have had (with several of the percolators) is that after a year or so the heating element goes schitzoid. Occasionally it won\'t start, sometimes the heating time is too short,...

Easy To Use

Hard To Clean

Nov, 2009

Consumer review by: JEN (



This percolator was given to me because my mother said it would not make good coffee. I thought she was not doing it correctly. Wrong! When the percolating is completed, the water looks like weak coffee, however the taste is nothing. Something is not...

Brews Quickly

Not Coffee-colored water

Nov, 2008

Product Specifications

* 2-8 Cup percolator * Durable stainless steel * Maintains cup a minute speed * Automatically switches to Keep Warm temperature * Stay cool handles & cover knob * Rolled edges for safe & easy handling * Detachable cord * 1000 Watts Model: FCP280