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Coffee Brewing Tips; Care And Cleaning; Mineral Deposits And Clogging; Carafe Care - Black & Decker DLX1050B Use And Care Book Manual

Black & decker 12-cup programmable coffeemaker use and care book
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• Stir coffee in carafe before serving to evenly distribute the flavor.
• Coffee that is poured during brewing cycle may vary in strength from the
finished brew.
• not sure how much coffee to use – begin by using 1 level tablespoon of
medium grind coffee for each cup of coffee to be brewed.
• For variety, add a 2-inch piece of lemon or orange peel to the coffee grounds
before brewing.
• For a special occasion, whip some heavy cream with 1 or 2 tablespoons of
hazel nut, chocolate or almond liqueur. Use to top off each cup of coffee.
dd a 2-inch piece of vanilla bean to the sugar bowl. You'll be surprised at
how good it tastes.
• Keep your coffeemaker scrupulously clean; you will be pleased with the flavor.

Care and Cleaning

This product contains no user serviceable parts. Refer service to qualified
service personnel.
1. Be sure the unit is unplugged and has cooled.
2. Open the one-piece cover.
3. To remove the filter basket, grip the handle and lift straight up.
4. Discard the paper filter with the coffee grounds.
5. Wash the filter basket, carafe and carafe lid in dishwasher, top rack or wash by
hand in hot, sudsy water.
6. Wipe the appliance's exterior surface, control panel and "Keep Hot" plate with
a soft damp cloth.
7. Do not use abrasive cleansers or scouring pads. never immerse the
coffeemaker in water.
8. To clean the inside of the cover, open the cover and leave in the open
9. Pull out the showerhead from the locking tabs, wipe
surfaces with a damp cloth then push it back to insert
firmly in place (H).

Mineral Deposits and Clogging

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 6-cup level on the water
window. dd cold water up to the 10-cup line.
2. Put a paper filter in the filter basket and close the cover. Set the empty carafe
on the "Keep Hot" plate.
3. Turn on the coffeemaker and let half the cleaning solution brew into the carafe
(until water level goes down to around "5"). 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 11-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."
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 Hot"
plate or heat the carafe when empty.
• Discard the carafe if damaged in any manner.
• Do not use abrasive scouring pads or cleansers, they will scratch and weaken
the glass.
• Do not place the carafe on or near a hot gas or electric burner, in a heated
oven or in a microwave oven.
void rough handling and sharp blows.
For your convenience, the cord storage gives you the flexibility to use the exact
cord length needed and keep the rest stored in the coffeemaker.
To increase the length, grasp the power cord and gently pull
it away from coffeemaker. To store excess cord, feed it into
the coffeemaker (J).
Important: Do not grasp and pull the power plug.
chip or crack could result in

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