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Farberware FCP512S 12-Cup Cordless Percolator

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews of Farberware FCP512S 12-Cup Cordless Percolator. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the price and durability are generally positive. The maintenance and design also get good opinions, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the reliability. Some have doubts about the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Farberware FCP512S 12-Cup Cordless Percolator is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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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.


Feb, 2008

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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.

Oct, 2007

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Things are a ` float in my Coffee ...


Easy to Clean

Coffee grounds in my Coffee

May, 2007

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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

Jan, 2007

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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.

Jul, 2006

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plastic nob at top breaks


makes good coffee

see-through plastic nob breaks off eventually

Jul, 2006

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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.

Apr, 2006

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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

Feb, 2006

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Good while it lasted


Great concept, great coffee

Poor engineering and attitude

Mar, 2005

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Does not make or keep coffee hot


easy to set and use.

Coffee is not HOT! Does not make or keep coffee hot.

Dec, 2004

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