Product Comparison: Cuisinart DCC-3200 vs Cuisinart DCC-3400


General Specifications
Brand
Cuisinart
Cuisinart
Model
DCC-3200
DCC-3400
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Turn up the flavor and the temperature on your coffee with the Cuisinart 14 Cup Programmable Coffeemaker! Using our cutting edge coffee technology, the 14 Cup Programmable Coffeemaker can give you hotter coffee without sacrificing taste.
Hotter coffee and brew strength options – the best of both worlds! The Cuisinart® 12 Cup Programmable Thermal Coffeemaker is equipped with cutting edge coffee technology to give you hotter coffee without sacrificing taste. Choose a flavor profi le with regular or bold strength control, and set brew-time up to 24-hours ahead.
Key Specs
Capacity
14 cups
12 cups
Built-In Grinder
No
No
Timer
Yes
Yes
Cup Warmer
No
No
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Cuisinart DCC-3200 Perfect Temp 14-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker
  • It has a 14 cup capacity. This makes it large.
  • It has the same conical filter design as previous version, which I think does a great job of saturating the water flow with the grounds and optimizing coffee use.
  • The programmable option allows for a perfect pot of coffee ready in the morning. A sensor beeps when the coffee is ready and again when it is shutting down.
  • The carafe hold 14 6 oz cups & doesn't drip when pouring, brews a hotter cup of coffee than less expensive machines, has buttons for brewing only 1-4 cups and for bold which work as intended.
  • Has a timer and will stay on for up to 4 hours.
  • ALL coffee brewed through it tastes like plastic. The unit smells like plastic as well. I am sure this is not healthy.
  • The carafe drips excessively when pouring water into the maker!
Cuisinart DCC-3400 12-Cup Programmable Thermal Coffeemaker
  • Brews a delicious cup of coffee, keeps coffee hot (aided by the variable carafe temp setting), has nice peace-of-mind auto-off feature, has auto-on feature.
  • We like the option to make 14 cups. Previously when entertaining, we would automatically have had to make 2 pots right away.
  • Still makes the BEST cup of coffee in this state, including Starbucks, Panera, La Chatelaine, etc.
  • Timer function works well and is easy to set.
  • The machine is chock full of nice features but is really simple to operate. Don't be put off by all the buttons on the control panel. Programming the clock and auto-on timer is a snap and you can customize the brew if you like stronger coffee by pushing the bold button.
  • The overflow hole on the back of the unit is positioned in a place so that if you are not careful, you will pour water through the overflow hole as you are filling up the resivoir.
  • Place to pour the water is relatively small so spillage is easier.
Size & Weight
Material
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
Color
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
Height
14.25 in.
14.25 in.
Width
7.75 in.
7.75 in.
Depth
9 in.
9 in.
Weight
8.7 lbs.
9.75 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Cuisinart DCC-3200 Perfect Temp 14-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker
  • I love it. It looks good and it's a good weight, not flimsy.
  • Its light in weight for easy maneuverability on the counter.
  • I like the size, the display and the slightly larger carafe.
  • It's not that heavy, so slides on the counter when I put the carafe into its place to brew. Overall, I'm very satisfied with it because the end result tastes great.
  • A little larger than the older model by and inch or so in all directions.
Cuisinart DCC-3400 12-Cup Programmable Thermal Coffeemaker
  • Excellent looks and feel - does not feel cheap.
  • The coffee brews just perfectly, it’s stylish and not to bulky on the countertop. I love the added detail of the finish on the handle of the carafe.
  • This compact design looks great on our counter.
  • This coffee pot is the bomb! It not only makes great coffee, it’s simple, compact, and looks great on my counter top.
  • This is just a very bulky machine and caraffe.
Features
Display
Yes
Yes
Single or Multi Serve
Multi Serve
Multi Serve
Water Reservoir
Not removable
Not removable
Delay Brew
Yes
Yes
Warmer Plate
Yes
Yes
Dishwasher-Safe Parts
Yes
Yes
Extras
Gold Tone coffee filter and charcoal water filter, Fully Automatic with 24-hour programmability, 1–4 cup setting, Easy-to-View Water Window, Brew Pause, 60 Second Reset recalls settings
Fully Automatic with 24-hour programmability, 1–4 cup setting, Easy-to-View Water Window, Brew Pause, 60 Second Reset recalls settings, Gold-Tone Coffee Filter, Charcoal Water Filter
Self-Clean Function
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Features"
Cuisinart DCC-3200 Perfect Temp 14-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker
  • There is a clear plastic "window" in the back which allows you to see how much water is in there.
  • It has a sleek design that looks modern and clean. The control panel is easy to read with large buttons. I don't have to fumble around looking for the on/off switch.
  • here is also a TEMPERATURE feature which I love so I can turn up the heat if I want.
  • Built-in descaling. My water supply has very hard water, and descaling is critical.
  • The only criticism I have is a minor design flaw with the lid to the carafe and the small reservoir opening. The lid is designed to be removed by pushing UP with your thumb and the whole lid comes off the carafe. I
  • Filling can be tricky as the lid opens to 90 degrees (the opening is larger than the older model but it went past 90).
Cuisinart DCC-3400 12-Cup Programmable Thermal Coffeemaker
  • The "Brew Off" feature is also handy. I love knowing that it's going to turn off before the coffee starts getting that burnt taste.
  • The aqua LED color is pleasant, although quite bright.
  • I like that you can clearly see how much water you're pouring into the reservoir.
  • Annoying end-of-brew beep (can be muted, but why not just make a pleasant-sounding tone?).
  • Top lid opens only upright sometimes making it awkward to pour water in the machine from the carafe.
  • The beep "done" and beep "out of time" tones are LOUD. You will hear them throughout your house, wherever you are. Not the soft beep of days past.
Power
Wattage
1050 Watts
1050 Watts
Auto Shut-Off
Yes
Yes
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
3 year(s)

Cuisinart DCC-3200

Cuisinart DCC-3400

Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
99.95 $
129.00 $

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