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Zojirushi Fresh Brew Stainless Steel Thermal Carafe Coffee Maker EC-BD15 Prices, Specifications and Reviews


 
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  The Zojirushi Fresh Brew is a 10-cup coffee maker with a thermal carafe that can keep coffee hot for hours after it is brewed. The midpriced coffee maker includes a range of features including an auto shut-off, a pause-and-serve function, and a timer to preset functions. The Fresh Brew is designed to be used with No. 4 paper filters only, not reusable wire mesh filters. Its detachable filter is dishwasher safe.

Prices

(Prices as of 02/1/2013)
Zojirushi Fresh Brew EC-BD15 Source
$90MSRP
$87Amazon
$90Best Buy
$90Bed Bath and Beyond

Additional Costs:

$5-$20Pound of coffee, depending on quality
$2-$5Pack of 100 paper filters

Specifications:

DimensionsHeight: 15.25"
Width: 10.5"
Depth: 8.75"
ColorsBlack
Water Level IndicatorYes
Cup Brewing Capacity10 cups
TimerYes
Built In GrinderNo
Keep WarmYes
Coffee Filter#4 paper filters only
Water FilterNo
Removable Filter BasketYes
Auto Shut-OffYes
Other FeaturesStainless steel carafe
Pause and serve function
Warranty1 year, limited

The manufacturer's information about this product is available at Zojirushi.

What People Are Saying:

The Zojirushi Fresh Brew EC-BD15 was called the "Best Budget Thermal Carafe Coffeemaker" by ConsumerSearch.com. "Overall, the Zojirushi is the best bet in its price range if you're looking for a thermal-carafe coffee maker. If you aren't determined to buy a thermal carafe model, you can find a better-rated automatic-drip coffee maker in the Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-122," ConsumerSearch.com notes. On Amazon, the 960 posted user reviews are overwhelmingly positive, with more than 600 users posting 4- and 5-star reviews. Many user reviews said the Zojirushi Fresh Brew made an amazing cup of coffee. A limited number of consumers mentioned problems including problems with heating water to brew the coffee. A few people -- even those who praise the coffeemaker -- said the neck of the carafe makes it difficult to clean.