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Coffee Brewing Tips; Delayed Brewing; Sneak-A-Cup - Black & Decker DCM100 User Manual

12-cup programmable coffeemaker
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3. To change the time: Press HoUR (HR) button until the
correct time appears (E).
Note: When the time passes noon, a small light appears
in the top left corner of the digital display under the P.M.
to let you know you are in P.M. time. If the P.M. indicator is
not lit, the time is set to A.M.
4. Repeat with the MIN button (F). (If minute setting is
not changed within 5 seconds, the clock will revert to
default time and selection of hour and minute must be
Tip: Hold each button down to make the hours and
minutes change rapidly after a short delay. To change
the time in 1 minute increments, press and release the
Note: If the unit is unplugged or power is interrupted even momentarily, the
time may need to be reset.
It is not necessary to set the clock to brew coffee unless you wish to use delayed
1. open one-piece cover.
2. Fill water reservoir with desired amount of cold tap
water using water markings on side of reservoir. do not
exceed the 12-cup maximum level (g).
Caution: be careful not to exceed the 2-cup maximum
level, to avoid water running out the overflow hole in the
back of the coffeemaker.
3. Place an 8-12 cup basket style paper filter into the removable filter basket,
making sure filter is centered in filter basket.
4. Add desired amount of ground coffee.
5. Insert filter basket into filter basket holder.
6. Close one-piece cover.
7. Place brew-thru lid on empty carafe.
Note: Coffee may overflow if brew-thru lid is not properly aligned.
8. Place empty carafe on the "Keep Hot" carafe plate.
9. Plug cord into standard electrical outlet.
10. Press I/o button (H); power light is illuminated.
Brewing begins OR, to delay brewing, you may set the
auto function (see for delAYed BReWING).
11. When coffee stops flowing into carafe, the brew cycle
is complete.
12. once coffee grounds have cooled carefully open one-piece cover and
using filter basket handle, remove and discard used grounds and paper
filter. Close one-piece cover.
13. The coffeemaker will keep brewed coffee hot for 2 hours and then
automatically turn off.
14. To turn off the coffeemaker press the I/o button.
15. Unplug appliance when not in use.


The Sneak-A-Cup
feature allows you to pour a cup of coffee from the carafe
while the coffee is still brewing. When the carafe is removed, the brewing
process is paused. Simply replace the carafe on the "Keep Hot" carafe plate
within 30 seconds and brewing will resume.
Note: If the carafe is not replaced within 30 seconds the filter basket may


1. Follow steps 1 through 9 under BReWING CoFFee.
2. Make sure clock has been set to correct time of day (see SeTTING THe
3. Press the PRoG button; the AUTo light blinks.
4. To select the time for delayed brewing: Press HoUR (HR) button until the
correct time appears on the display. Repeat with the MIN button within
5 seconds. (If minute setting is not changed within 5 seconds, the clock
will revert to default time and selection of hour and minute must be
5. Press the PRoG button again. The delayed brewing time is set.
6. Press the AUTo button to activate the delayed brewing. The AUTo light is
displayed on the digital display screen.
7. To check the preset auto time, press PRoG button and it will display the
time selected for delay brewing to begin. (The AUTo light will blink until
the AUTo button is pressed.)
8. To cancel the AUTo brew, press the I/o button twice. All lights will
turn off.


• 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 scoop of medium
grind coffee for each cup of coffee to be brewed.
• Never reuse coffee filters; they absorb flavors from the brewed coffee and
will give the newly brewed coffee a stale flavor. They may also tear and
allow grinds to drip into the newly brewed coffee.
• open coffee grounds are best stored in the refrigerator in a tightly sealed
container. once opened, coffee should be used within 1 month.

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