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Mineral Deposits And Clogging; Care And Cleaning - Black & Decker EuroBrew DCME10 Use And Care Book Manual

10-cup coffeemaker
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12:08 PM
1. Plug in the unit. The digital display clock flashes 12:00 a.m. until the correct
time is set.
2. Press the Hour button until the correct a.m. or p.m. hour is reached. The letters
PM appear in the upper left corner of the display.
3. Press the Min button until the correct minutes are reached.
4. When the correct Hour and Min are set, the two dots between the hour and
minute flash indicating that the time is set.
Note: Unplugging the unit will reset the clock to 12:00.
1. If the clock is not set for the current time of day, see
2. Be sure the On/Off button is off and the indicator light
is out.
3. Press the Program button and hold until the coffee cup
symbol (
time, 6:00 will show on the display; otherwise time previously programmed is
4. Using the Hour and Min buttons, program the time you want the coffee to start
brewing (for example 8:00 a.m.)
5. When programming is complete, the coffee cup symbol (
5 seconds.
6. Prepare the Coffeemaker for brewing coffee (see "To Brew a Pot of Coffee"
section), but don't turn the unit on.
7. To activate Auto-Brew, press the program button. The coffee cup symbol (
comes on and the preset brewing time is displayed momentarily. The digital
clock returns to the current time of day and the coffee cup symbol (
remains on the display indicating Auto-Brew has been activated.
8. When brewing begins, the coffee cup symbol (
light goes on.
Note: The Auto-Brew function can be canceled at any time by pressing the Auto
On button a second time. On indicator light will go out.
The "Keep Warm" Plate heats up as soon as the coffeemaker is on and keeps
brewed coffee hot until coffeemaker is turned off and the on indicator light goes
out. However, it can be programmed to keep coffee warm for up to 1 hour and 59
minutes and then automatically shuts off.
1. Press the On/Off button and keep it held down. The digital clock will display
1:59. To adjust the Keep Warm time, press the Hour and then the Min button.
Note: The numerals will run backward when the Keep Warm feature is being
2. When desired Keep Warm time has been reached, release the On/Off button.
The indicator light goes out.
3. The Keep Warm time will now be in memory and the digital clock shows the
current time of day.
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) begins to flash. When programming the first
) goes out after
) turns off and the indicator

Care and Cleaning

This product contains no user serviceable parts. Refer service to qualified service
1. Be sure the unit is unplugged and cooled.
2. Open the Cover Remove the filter basket, discard the paper filter/grounds.
3. Clean as follows: filter casket, carafe, carafe lid are all top rack dishwasher safe
or they may be hand washed in warm, sudsy water. See below for carafe care.
4. The Coffeemaker's exterior, control panel area and "Keep Warm" plate may be
cleaned with a soft damp cloth. Do not use abrasive cleansers or scouring
pads. Never immerse the coffeemaker in water.
5. To clean the water reservoir and the water spreader wipe the surfaces with a
damp cloth.
A damaged carafe may result in possible burns from a hot liquid. To avoid
• Do not allow all liquid to evaporate from the carafe while on the "Keep Warm"
Plate or heat the carafe when empty.
• Discard the carafe if chipped, cracked, or damaged in any manner.
• Never use abrasive scouring pads or cleansers, they will scratch and weaken
the glass.
• Do not place the carafe on or near a gas or electric burner, in a heated oven,
or in a microwave oven.
• Avoid rough handling and sharp blows.


Mineral deposits left by hard water can clog your coffeemaker. Cleaning is
recommended every 3 months.
1. Pour white vinegar into the water reservoir up to the 5-cup level on the water
window. Add cold water up to the 8-cup line.
2. Insert a paper filter in the filter basket and close the cover. Set the empty carafe
on the "Keep Warm" plate.
3. Turn on the coffeemaker and let half the cleaning solution brew into the carafe
(till water level goes down to around "4"). Turn off the coffeemaker and let it
soak for at least 15 minutes to soften the deposits.
4. Turn on the coffeemaker and brew the remaining cleaning solution into the
5. Turn off the coffeemaker; empty the carafe and discard the soiled filter.
6. Fill the reservoir with cold water to the 9-cup line, replace the empty carafe,
then turn on the coffeemaker for a complete brew cycle to flush out the
remaining cleaning solution. You may have to repeat this to eliminate the
vinegar smell/taste.
7. Wash the filter basket and carafe as instructed in "CLEANING."

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