The Hamilton Beach 12-Cup Coffee Maker 46201 is considered a
large coffee maker. It has a brewing capacity of 12 six-ounce cups of coffee per pot, but keep
in mind that standard mug sizes are usually 8 or 12oz. This machine is programmable, which is a
great feature if you like your coffee to be ready before you wake up.
Quality and Reliability
The quality ratings for this coffee machine's parts and materials are low, however opinions
reveal that it is a reliable product.
The price range for coffee machines is wide, ranging from $12 to $400+. This system is
inexpensive compared to most 12-cup coffeemakers. Due to its price, users feel that they aren't
necessarily getting their money's worth with this product as it is rated around average for
As far as appearance goes, users find that this brewer is somewhat appealing. Since coffee makers
are usually left out on the counter, this lukewarm appearance rating can be crucial.
You will have to wait awhile for your coffee to be ready, as users report that this machine brews
much slower than other machines.
Noise is not at all an issue with this machine. Early morning brewers or parents of young
children will surely be satisfied with how quiet it is.
All in all, users are satisfied with this product and would recommend it to others.
Volume (cups): 12