Mr. Coffee BVMC-SJX33GT 12-Cup Coffee Maker – Full Review

 

 

 

The great looking design is only surpassed by its superior performance. The 12 cup Mr. Coffee Programmable Coffee Maker has a sleek modern design that will enhance the décor of any kitchen. The advanced features allow you to program the coffee maker to suit your personal needs. This programmable coffee maker provides great tasting coffee that is hot and ready for you when you roll out of bed.

 

Features

The Mr. Coffee Programmable Coffee Maker has an on/off indicator light, a pause and serve function and removable filter basket. It is compatible with a glass and thermal carafe. Convenience features include a reservoir window so you know how much water you have put in and a cord storage area to prevent cluttering up your space.

 

Additional Features of the Mr. Coffee Programmable Coffee Maker include:

  • A brew selector that allows you to choose how strong you would like the coffee to be.
  • Compatible with a stainless steel thermal carafe that keeps your coffee fresh and hot for hours – sold separately.
  • Water filtration system that removes up to 97% of impurities from your water, such as chlorine to greatly enhance the flavor of your coffee.
  • Brewing can be programmed to start up to 24 hours in advance.
  • Timer trackers that tells you how long the coffee has been ready.
  • Strength selector which lets you choose the flavor of your coffee.
  • Pause and serve feature allows you grab a cup or two before the cycle finishes.
  • Automatic shut off after 2 hours, so you never have to worry about forgetting to turn it off when you leave the house.
  • Special cleaning cycle that keeps your coffee maker performing at its best and your coffee tasting great.
  • Removable basket filter for easy cleaning and filling.
  • Measures 11.1 x 9.1 x 14.4 inches.

 

Pros

  Beautiful design and a great price.
  The coffee maker automatically detects when you are using the thermal carafe and turns off the hot plate.
  Automatically detects when you are using the glass carafe and keeps the hot plate on..
  Accurate timer always has the coffee ready at the time it is set for.
  Heats the water to the perfect temperature for the best flavor.
  Lights are bright and colorful.
  Easy to program.
  Beeps 3 times when the coffee is ready and beeps when it automatically shuts down after 2 hours.
  Fast brew time.

 

Cons

  The lid has to be open when you pour or it will drip.
  Some units arrive defected, but customer service is great and fixes any problems immediately.
  The thermal carafe only holds 8 cups of coffee instead of 12 like the glass carafe.
  Takes up a lot of space.

 

Questions and Answers

  Can you turn off the beeping sound?”

No. It beeps 3 times when it is done and there is no way of stopping that.

  “Does this coffee maker use paper coffee filters?”

You can use paper filters if you like, or you can buy a permanent filter.

  “Is the water filter included?”

It comes with one water filter that will last about a month if you use the machine every day.

  “How do you set the clock?”

Plug in the machine and the clock will flash. Push the button to stop the flashing and use the Hour and Minute buttons to set the time. The indicator light will tell you if the time is AM or PM. If you mix these up your coffee will not brew at the time you want. For example, if the clock is set to brew at 7 AM, but you have the AM and PM mixed up, the coffee maker will turn on at 7 PM.

  “Does it come with the glass carafe?”

Yes, the glass carafe is included, but if you want the stainless steel thermal carafe, you have to buy that separately.

 

Conclusion

This is the best coffee maker on the market in this price range. Higher priced coffee maker may make better tasting coffee, but not enough to warrant the higher price. The coffee comes out hot and super tasty. The style and design looks better than most coffee makers you will find. It is dependable and durable.

 

 

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8 Responses to “Mr. Coffee BVMC-SJX33GT Coffee Maker – Full Review

  1. By: Brian Coldwell
    Date: March 14, 2014 at 1:06 pm
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    Very slick and cool design. The coffee comes out tasting great. I don’t know what I like best about this coffee maker because every part of it is super fantastic. The coffee is always ready at the exact time I set it for and I never have to worry about forgetting to turn it off. Absolutely great.

  2. By: Linda
    Date: June 14, 2014 at 1:08 pm
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    The coffee maker would be ideal if there was someway to turn off the loud, annoying beeping sound when the coffee is finished brewing. It drives my dog nuts and hurts his ears to the point were he shakes. It beeps again when the coffee pot turns itself off. This feature is unnecessary. I also don’t understand why the glass pot can brew 12 cups but if I use a thermal pot I can only brew 8 cups? Otherwise the machine makes great, hot coffee.

    • By: lil
      Date: July 30, 2014 at 1:25 pm
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      I totally agree!! I am an early riser and love to have my coffee waiting but the beeping sound wakens the rest of the household!!! Part of my reason for getting up early is to have some time alone. I may return it.

    • By: G1Mechakick
      Date: December 30, 2015 at 3:13 pm

      Hi Linda, I feel your your dog, my ears are sensitive and it hurts my ears. I can’t imagine what it sounds like to his ears that are so much more sensitive. I took it apart and fixed it on the first try, I made a video to help out other people. It’s easy to do, I found other people found alternative solutions to fix it, but my way is the least likely to break the coffee pot and totally eliminates the alarm sound. It’s step-by-step and you don’t need much in the way of tools.

  3. By: Barbara Lima
    Date: August 8, 2014 at 8:22 pm

    Do I have to use the water filter that came with the coffee pot?

  4. By: Doug
    Date: November 11, 2014 at 11:20 pm
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    beeping is so annoying! Dealt with it for a year but now that we have a newborn I am finally forced to buy a new pot. How can this not be disabled?!!?!!?

    • By: G1Mechakick
      Date: January 17, 2016 at 2:02 am

      Hi Doug,
      I disabled the beeping in my similar model, I posted it earlier in the thread, but I’ll reply to you here just in case you’ll get a notification- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFpmVXfYbiA

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