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Farberware FCP280 Percolator

alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the value for money and size. The design and usability also get good feedback, whereas many are negative about the reliability.

usability, design, size, value for money


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 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 632 user reviews of Farberware FCP280 Percolator from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers on

usability, value for money, design, size

82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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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

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Disappointed in quality of product.


Taste great when it worked

Pot stopped perking long enough and only warm

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faberware 12 cup electric percolator


makes good cup of coffee

hard to read water level, short life span

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Perfect coffee maker


makes great coffee, perk time is short

can't find replacement cord for older farberware pot

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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