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Product Description

Don’t let the craziness of life stop you from brewing a tasty cup of joe! Take it to go, with Capresso’s On-the-Go Personal Coffee Maker. This convenient brewer lets you call the shots, by letting you decide what to brew. Indulge your taste buds with a cup brewed from freshly ground beans, or simply brew your favorite pre-ground blend or soft coffee pods. This sleek and slim personal coffee maker also includes a 16-ounce stainless steel thermal travel mug that fits perfectly beneath the brew head.

Features & Functionality of the Capresso On-the-Go Personal Coffee Maker

  • Durable Casing: This personal coffee maker is encased with sleek stainless steel that matches the thermal travel mug.
  • Space Saver: Measuring just below a foot in height, this coffee maker will easily fit beneath most cabinets.
  • Convenient Parts: Remove the permanent filter and filter basket for an easy clean-up after each brew.
  • Illuminating Brew Button: The easily accessible brew button sits at the bottom front of the machine and stays illuminated during the brew process.
  • Auto-Off: The coffee maker and illuminated brew light automatically turn off when the brew cycle is complete.
Pros
  • Eco-Friendly - Living on planet Earth is the best, right? Capresso shows her a little love by including a removable permanent filter, saving you money and Mother Nature a little less waste from disposable filters.
  • Versatility - Brew your favorite pre-ground blend or try a soft coffee pod. We recommend sticking with the pre-ground option, as this worked best during SCG testing.
  • Dishwashing is Divine - Clean-up is easy with this personal coffee maker! The stainless steel travel mug, coffee filter and the removable filter basket are all dishwasher safe.
Cons
  • Hot Top! - While this personal coffee maker brews amazingly hot coffee (we clocked it in at 190°F!), it also heats the top of the machine in the process. To avoid those "ouch!" moments, keep those delicate digits clear of the top lid during and right after brewing.
  • Condensation - This machine is clearly working hard to brew your coffee! As proof, you may notice a little "sweat" on the front of the machine during the brew process. Nothing a single paper towel can't handle!
Ease of Use 5
Ease of Care and Maintenance 4
Overall Value for the Money 5
Tips and Tricks

Heat water for tea or cocoa by completing the brew cycle sans coffee.


For the best overall flavor, 3 - 5 tablespoons of ground coffee is recommended, but can be adjusted to taste. Using more than 6 tablespoons is not recommended as the filter may overflow.

Additional Information

Manufacturer Capresso
Model Number 425.05
Width 5.25 inches
Depth 6.50 inches
Height 12.00 inches
Product Weight (lbs.) 2.5000
Watts 650W
Volts 120V
Case Material Stainless Steel/Plastic
Built-In Grinder No
Cup Clearance 6.5 inches
Cup Warmer No
Auto On No
Auto Shut Off Yes
Warm Up: Brew Time 4 minutes 45 seconds
Mid-Brew Interrupt No
Programmability No

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Can you use a paper filter with this machine? I want to make coffee at my desk and it is much easier to dispose of a paper filter than running back and forth to the kitchen to clean a reusable filter.
fritzdfk on Feb 8, 2015
Best Answer: I wanted to add to my previous reply that I have now found a paper filter that works with this coffeemaker. It is the Melitta #2. You have to wet the filter basket to help it to stick to the sides, then press the paper filter into the basket, aiming to get it centered. Then smush the sides of the filter against the basket. This sounds harder than it is. There is a little overlap on one side, sort of a lip, which I cut off at first, but then found out it doesn't interfere with the coffee making so now I leave it. The filter won't reach up to the top of the filter basket on all sides, but that doesn't interfere with anything either. It will be sufficient to contain your coffee grounds. The paper may cut down a bit on the coffee sediment, but I didn't think the flavor changed, and I much prefer using a filter to make less of a mess. Filters are biodegradeable and you can even mulch them in your compost pile if you want. I hope this solution works for others. I am still very happy with this coffeemaker.
Reply · Report · Pamela R on May 9, 2015
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Is the coffee maker BPA-free?
Sandy C on Mar 19, 2015
Best Answer: As far as we know, yes. For Jura Capresso, we’ve searched high and low for some BPA-free facts, but have only received a verbal guarantee that they are BPA-free and FDA approved. Take a look at our blog on the ABC's of BPA for more information.

http://blog.seattlecoffeegear.com/2010/12/07/the-abcs-of-bpa/
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What brand of soft coffee pods work in this machine?
Barb m on Jan 15, 2015
Best Answer: According to the manual, you can use 7g pods (such as ESE pods) to brew with this machine. If you prefer a stronger flavor, you can use 2 pods at the same time, stacked in the brew basket.
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Warranty Information for the Capresso On-the-Go Personal Coffee Maker

What it Covers:

Jura and Capresso espresso machines, coffee makers, tea makers, grinders and milk frothers

Length:

- 1 Year (Refurbished Jura-branded equipment, all Capresso-branded equipment)

- 2 Years (New Jura-branded superautomatic espresso machines)

Who Supports the Warranty: Jura
Warranty Contact Information: 800-767-3554
Notes: Capresso-branded equipment is often replaced rather than repaired during the warranty period, whereas Jura-branded superautomatics have a repair process managed directly by the company (located on the East Coast of the US).
Eligible for SCG Extended Warranty? No
Can SCG Repair? No

Caring for the Capresso On-the-Go Personal Coffee Maker

  • Once the machine has cooled, remove used grounds or pod after each use.
  • Wash filter basket, permanent filter, thermal travel mug and lid after each use. All are top rack dishwasher safe, or can be hand-washed in warm, soapy water.
  • Wipe down the exterior of the coffee maker every few days, or depending on frequency of use.

User Manuals for your Capresso On-the-Go Personal Coffee Maker

Reviews

very convenient!Review by NannersYo
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Got this from a friend and we love it for busy morning when we are both trying to get the baby ready and get to work on different schedules. (Posted on 4/23/2015)
Overall good value. Up close pros and cons are worth noting. Review by jackied
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Pros
(1) high flavor-to-price ratio
(2) small footprint
(3) portable + ez operation for on-the-go solo cup
(4) built-in filter reduces waste

Cons
(1) so-so stainless quality
(2) side sweating during brewing process
(3) post-drip after shut-off
(4) travel mug feels cheaply made

Overall
Good flavor for the money if you can adjust to some drawbacks (Posted on 4/3/2015)
happy with my purchaseReview by Grinch
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This makes a nice cup of coffee and I appreciate that it doesn't use k-cups. The temperature of the coffee is perfect for me... it's hot but not so hot that I have to wait a long time to take a sip. (Posted on 3/28/2015)
Makes a good cup of coffeeReview by PamR
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i've been trying this out for few weeks now, and am happy with the quality of the brew. Compared with my old Black & Decker, I have noticed the following: this brew has more body, similar to when I used to make cafe filtre with a French device. It also has a smoother taste. It's missing the "brightness" or more acidy quality that was more apparent in my old brew. But I'm not a fan of this quality, so that isn't a negative for me. It's messier to clean up compared to my B&D, because that maker used paper filters. I realize this is supposed to be better for the environment, however these thin paper sleeves decompose rapidly and you can even mulch them, so I doubt this is a big thing. I would be happier with a paper filter option. Some people have complained that the coffee comes out lukewarm. I found it's possible to make it hotter in the cup if you heat the cup with hot water before making the coffee. (If you use cold water to make the brew and use the metal cup to pour it in the maker, you have to stop at this point and heat the cup, which takes more time). Having said all that, the temperature in the cup works for me, as I don't like coffee to be steaming hot anyway. So to sum up, good coffee, a little more fuss and a little more mess than my B&D. The pros outweigh the cons, IMO. (Posted on 10/16/2014)
4 starsReview by osmer
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Very happy with this coffee maker (Posted on 6/8/2014)

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