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Most Recent Questions
Recent Question:
What is the water temperture when coffee is finished
Recent Question:
After the coffee brews and stops I have to microwave it to heat it more otherwise the coffee is not hot enough . ,Is this normal for this pot?
Recent Question:
Is the pour spout wide enough to prevent spillage when pouring coffee?
Questions with Most Recent Answers
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Are you able to dispense coffee into a fairly large travel mug?
Question:
Can I use a digital timer to start my Bunn coffee maker in the A.M.. And turn it off later
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What kind of filter does it have? Do you have to buy separately?
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Is the carafe immersible in water for cleaning?
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does it have a 4 cup brewing button or is it strictly a whole pot?

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Farberware FARBERWARE 5-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker, Black & Stainless

Let the FARBERWARE 5-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker ease your morning routine. Thanks to its advanced automatic brewing function, you can wake up to a freshly brewed pot without the hassle of your pre-cup haze. This black and stainless steel FARBERWARE coffee maker filters water before brewing for a purer flavor. A convenient keep-warm function allows you to leave some coffee in the pot and come back for more later. This brewed coffee maker has a simple control panel and a dripless pour carafe for easy brewing. Ideal for household use, this FARBERWARE 5-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker can also meet the demands of office use.
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Questions & Answers for Farberware FARBERWARE 5-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker, Black & Stainless

Question

water filters for the coffee maker.

Where can I get replacement water charcoal filters that fit this coffee maker? I checked everywhere I could think of.. My walmart doesn't have any and I even called the 8oo# and they couldnt give me a direct answer.
asked 11 months ago
By
ann
on FARBERWARE 5-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker, Black & Stainless
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
They are now on the WalMart Website:

http://www.walmart.com/search/search-ng.do?search_query=103743f&ic=16_0&Find=Find&search_constraint=0
answered 2 months, 1 week ago
By
CharSchu
answer 2
farberware.com
answered 7 months ago
By
mithrasonofgod
answer 3
I'm here to save the day! The GE filters fit perfectly in the Farberware Coffee Maker and are sold in a 2-pk at WalMart for a reasonable amount. You can also find them online (a bit over-priced), but be very careful as they come in a blister-pack and may arrive crushed, covered with a black dust. This is charcoal, in which case - DO NOT USE !! Certainly hope this makes your morning coffee break more pleasant. :)
answered 11 months ago
By
buckeyeqt
answer 4
You are most likely out of luck on this issue. I wouldn't spend time looking anymore. You don't need them if you have decent water. If not, buy purified water at the grocery store.
answered 11 months ago
By
Sky2222
Question

What are the fewest number of cups one can brew in this 4-5 cup coffeemaker? Hopefully, it's two.

asked 10 months ago
By
Mistyal
on FARBERWARE 5-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker, Black & Stainless
8 answers
Answers
answer 1
I've never filled it past three I usually fill it to the 2 cup mark and it makes one perfect cup of coffee It is a very small pot and you would have to fill it to the top to get 2 brewed cups of coffee
answered 7 months ago
By
lennon587
answer 2
I have made 2 before.
answered 8 months ago
By
MrsBaty
answer 3
You can brew as little water as you put into it, it's got markings in the reservoir area that indicate how many cups of water you have in there (except their cups are apparently 5 oz instead of 8)
answered 8 months ago
By
NicknamesAllTaken13
answer 4
No problem. That is the nice thing about cone shaped coffee basket-you do not need to fill the basket with coffee to get good results.
answered 8 months ago
By
CapnNemo
answer 5
It holds 17 ounces of water (one standard bottle of spring water or filtered water), and for me (a big guy) that's ONE CUP. For most ladies it's about TWO CUPS. For very old English ladies drinking from those tiny, delicate china cups, it's FOUR or FIVE CUPS.
answered 9 months ago
By
Fotojock
answer 6
The "cups" are only four ounces in reality. I used it to make a large regular cup of coffee and it has to be filled. Two smaller cups if the mug is regular size.
answered 9 months ago
By
NanaMcal
answer 7
I have made two cups of coffee with no problem
answered 9 months ago
By
Beccaroby
answer 8
One
answered 10 months ago
By
SLewis12724
Question

Does the unit have a pause n' serve function?

asked 8 months ago
By
Trixie
on FARBERWARE 5-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker, Black & Stainless
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
it does but i always get one little drip when i use it
answered 7 months ago
By
lennon587
answer 2
yes
answered 7 months ago
By
mithrasonofgod
answer 3
Yes
answered 7 months ago
By
LetsBFrank
answer 4
yes - automatically stops brewing when you remove it to pour coffee.
answered 7 months ago
By
DeeRae
answer 5
Yes. The manual says the brew cycle pauses for 15 seconds when the carafe is removed from the burner plate.
answered 7 months ago
By
ChristyLR
answer 6
yes it does!
answered 8 months ago
By
DixieEdd
Question

what type of coffee filter cone or basket

what type of filter cone or basket ?
asked 4 months ago
By
aros
on FARBERWARE 5-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker, Black & Stainless
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
It's a tiny metal basket
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Deevadi
answer 2
It has a basket, but I prefer to fill it with the paper coffee filters, easier to dispose of the grounds.
answered 3 months ago
By
NorCalKat
answer 3
Cone, but you do not need to buy filters. This unit works well without paper filters
answered 3 months ago
By
CynicalCynic
answer 4
use the filter basket that come with the coffee maker or buy the cone shape from store. hope this help you
answered 3 months ago
By
atlen
answer 5
It's the small 2 cup cone filter. It comes with a permanent filter, but you don't have to use it. You have to use only one, the cone filter or the permanent filter, can't use both at the same time. I use the cone filter and it works beautifully!
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
tbenn8
answer 6
cone/permanent
answered 4 months ago
By
Value83Shopper
Question

What's the purpose of the charcoal filter and how often does it need to be changed?

asked 10 months ago
By
Eugene
on FARBERWARE 5-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker, Black & Stainless
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
filters h2o like a brita
answered 7 months ago
By
mithrasonofgod
answer 2
Charcoal is used to purify water (usually in aquariums). It really won't last very long and I believe it is suppose to last about 60 brew cycles. Myself, I wouldn't worry about it and pull it out after a few uses. That said, I use pure well water. The charcoal filter might help with some nasty city water. I have no idea where to buy this charcoal filter, but charcoal could be purchased at a aquarium store if you want to fashion your own for a lot less money.
answered 8 months ago
By
Betowess
answer 3
It's a typical charcoal filter - as with any it's purpose is to trap impurities/added stuff like chlorine or minerals. It's not necessary, but if you have a high mineral content in your water a filter will help prolong the life of any water-using appliance and keep things from tasting funky.
answered 8 months ago
By
NicknamesAllTaken13
answer 4
The filter helps remove chemicals added by your water treatment plant. The instructions say to replace filter after brewing 50 pots. Good luck finding filters.
answered 8 months ago
By
CapnNemo
answer 5
It removes chlorine taste and other impurities from your water to improve coffee flavor. Only necessary if you're using tap water.
answered 9 months ago
By
Fotojock
answer 6
I think the purpose of the filter is to elinminate any particles that may be in your water. One can rinse the filter and reuse, I suppose. ersonally I never change the filter...just usually discard it after a length of time.
answered 9 months ago
By
Beccaroby
Question

where can you buy replacement chlorine filter?

asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
jim
on FARBERWARE 5-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker, Black & Stainless
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
On the Walmart Website

http://www.walmart.com/search/search-ng.do?search_query=103743f&ic=16_0&Find=Find&search_constraint=0
answered 2 months, 1 week ago
By
CharSchu
answer 2
From walmart.com
answered 3 months, 1 week ago
By
travelmeister
answer 3
try customer Service, 1-855-451-2897.
answered 3 months, 1 week ago
By
Slither1
answer 4
They are now online HOORAY! Thank you Walmart.
answered 3 months, 1 week ago
By
mogator1331
answer 5
I have owned several of the GE makers similar to this one. Since Walmart changed from GE to Farberware they have quit selling the filters. I have looked on line with no luck. I guess when the filter stops working, take it back and exchange it for a new coffee maker. The instructions recommend changing the water filter every 30 days.
answered 3 months, 1 week ago
By
mogator1331
answer 6
I have searched on line with o results. I read they discontinued making it. Will have to use it without.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
KristasGrandma
Question

Where can I buy a replacement charcoal filter for this coffee maker?

asked 2 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Waldo
on FARBERWARE 5-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker, Black & Stainless
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
You don't need to. Use a Brita or Pur water filter pitcher and your coffee will be superb.
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
4papa
answer 2
I found them On Walmart.com
answered 1 month, 4 weeks ago
By
anniebs
answer 3
Walmart.com now sells them, I just bought a pack of 6 filters for about $8 a couple months ago.
answered 2 months, 1 week ago
By
linsayhi
answer 4
I found them at this Walmart website

http://www.walmart.com/search/search-ng.do?search_query=103743f&ic=16_0&Find=Find&search_constraint=0
answered 2 months, 1 week ago
By
CharSchu
answer 5
Try emailing applicaconsumeraffairs@farnsworthhill.com

(I found that address when I was searching the Farberware website.)
answered 2 months, 1 week ago
By
CharSchu
answer 6
Walmart.com also carries replacement charcoal filters. Search for 103743-F to find Faberware's replacement charcoal filters.
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
By
CommunityAnswer
Question

Can someone recommend how they make their coffee?

I just bought this coffee maker, and I LOVE it! But, I'm having a hard time making a good cup of coffee. I know it's not the maker itself, because I've always struggled with making a good cup of coffee. I really like the Dunkin Donuts brand of coffee, but any suggestions at all would be great! THANK YOU!
asked 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
MalY17
on FARBERWARE 5-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker, Black & Stainless
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
This coffee maker has a flaw and it does not heat the water to optimal temperature. If just does not get hot enough to get the right flavor from any coffee
answered 2 weeks, 2 days ago
By
KairosZenith
answer 2
I use the common method of 2 Tbsp's, (1/8 cup) to 6 oz water. I also use medium to dark roast coffee. It's all a matter of what you prefer.
answered 1 month, 4 weeks ago
By
anniebs
answer 3
Try Maxwell House French Roast and try upping the amount of coffee you use . If you don't put enough coffee in it , it will make a lousy cup of coffee . The more the merrier .

TheReaper!
answered 2 months ago
By
joeblackakaTheReaper
answer 4
Hi!

To me, there is nothing worse than weak coffee (I jokingly tell people that would rather drink hot water - ha!)

I am NOT a big fan of DD coffee, but that said, If use the scoop that came with the coffeemaker, 1 suggest 1 rounded scoop per number of cups to be brewed - if you are only brewing 2 cups or less, I suggest making those heaping scoops. (if the coffee is too strong, you can always add a little water.)

You might like Maxwell House FRENCH ROAST, as I think it is great coffee for the money! Good luck!
answered 2 months, 1 week ago
By
CharSchu
answer 5
I tried 3 scoops. It came out very good.
answered 2 months, 1 week ago
By
me7227
answer 6
Buy a coffee scoop, sold at most stores, and use one scoop per two cups of water. I usually make 8 cups in the morning, and with 4 (full) scoops of coffee grounds, this always makes wonderful coffee.
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
2013BusyMomof3
Question

does item have automatic shut off

asked 1 year ago
By
bill
on FARBERWARE 5-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker, Black & Stainless
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
I have the same question and think it is in the manual, but unable to locate where I have put it.
answered 10 months ago
By
Tamsem
answer 2
Yes. After one hour the machine switches to warming mode and stays on an additional hour, for a total of 2 hours of warming.
answered 11 months ago
By
Beccaroby
answer 3
Yes. It also has a warming option.
answered 11 months ago
By
Rsmiles
answer 4
Yes...default (and minimum time) is two hours. Can be extended an additional hour.
answered 1 year ago
By
EdNow
answer 5
It says in the description, that it will shut off in 3 hours
answered 1 year ago
By
ladyskull
Question

CLOCK SHOULD LIGHT UP

DOES THE CLOCK LIGHT UP? I HAVE BOUHT MANY 4-5 CUP COFFEE MAKES THAT DON'T HAVE LIGHTED CLOCKS!
asked 1 year ago
By
KATHY
on FARBERWARE 5-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker, Black & Stainless
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
mine lights up It has a soft blue glow and makes a great little night light
answered 7 months ago
By
lennon587
answer 2
Yes, it lights up a blue color.
answered 8 months ago
By
MrsBaty
answer 3
yes, the clock is lighted. The display panel light is blue.
answered 11 months ago
By
Beccaroby
answer 4
Yes
answered 11 months ago
By
Rsmiles
answer 5
Yes, the soft blue clock face remains on 24/7.
answered 1 year ago
By
thisoldman99
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