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Bonavita 8-Cup Coffee Maker with Thermal Carafe

Ideal for coffee aficionados, this innovative brewer is one of the few electric coffee makers certified for quality and performance by the Specialty Coffee Association of America. Impeccably engineered to deliver a perfectly balanced cup, this compact...Read More

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Ideal for coffee aficionados, this innovative brewer is one of the few electric coffee makers certified for quality and performance by the Specialty Coffee Association of America. Impeccably engineered to deliver a perfectly balanced cup, this compact coffee machine is the perfect addition to your morning routine.

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  • Meets the stringent standards for coffee brewing set by the Speciality Coffee Association of America
  • The 1500-watt thermal block heater quickly and efficiently raises water to the ideal brewing temperature of 205°F
  • Large, full-coverage showerhead completely saturates coffee grounds for optimal flavor extraction
  • Filter features a flat bottom for even saturation and extraction
  • Double-walled stainless steel thermal carafe keeps your brew hot for hours
  • Easy-to-fill water tank features a wide opening and clear markings for precise measuring
  • Heater shuts off automatically a few minutes after brewing
  • Carafe’s trigger lid ensures mess-free, one-handed pouring
  • Optional pre-infusion mode wets freshly roasted ground coffee to allow degassing before brewing

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  • Manufacturer: Bonavita
  • Model: BV1900TS
  • Material: Plastic, stainless steel
  • Dimensions: 10¾" x 6½" x 12"
  • Capacity: 40 oz.
  • Weight: 9 lb.
  • Watts: 1500 W
  • Warranty: Two-year warranty
  • Made in China

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  • Hand wash carafe
  • Descale regularly following manufacturer’s instructions

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  • Unit
  • Carafe


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Bonavita 5 Cup Coffee Maker with Thermal Carafe

Stars: 4.3

129 95 $129.95

New Ideal for coffee aficionados, this coffee maker delivers the quality and performance that fans of Bonavita’s innovative brewers have come to expect ...

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Customer Reviews

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Great Machine, poor Carafe
I have tried different coffee machine and this one stands out among them in terms of easiness, small foot print, brewing time, and temperature of freshly brewed coffee.
The only issue I have had with this BV1900 model is in the carafe. The carafe does not keep the coffee hot, not even for 20 minutes. The carafe gets really hot from the outside, which indicates poor insulation from the inside.
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December 17, 2014
Fast and delicious coffee.
Great improvement over the previous 1800 model, with stainless lined carafe and basket style filter. Also seems to make stronger coffee with better saturation of grounds. Enjoy!
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November 19, 2014
1 year ago
Great Basic Coffeemaker
Great basic coffeemaker. Improved over the previous model with stainles steel lined carafe over the glass. Coffee is steaming when I remove it from the maker to put on the lid, and remains hot in the carafe
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November 13, 2014
Best Coffee Maker I've Owned
Quality design. 8 cups is perfect per pot. Thermal carafe keeps coffee hot, and fresh for up to 2 hours. Brews better coffee than any other system Ive had in the past. It is worth the money for this coffee maker.
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November 18, 2014
Great coffee but carafe doesn't keep it hot
This is the best coffee that I have made. I love the simplicity of the machine and how quickly it makes coffee. I have to use an old carafe to keep it hot if we will be drinking coffee for more than an hour or so even though I heat it with boiling water. Very disappointing.
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January 8, 2015
So Far So Good
My husband asked for this coffee pot for Christmas…he loves his coffee and read that this pot made a great cup. The first thing I noticed when I drank my first cup was there was absolutely no bitterness to the coffee…smooth and hot. The only thing about the coffee pot is that it makes 8 cups at a time - about 3 large cups of what we drink. This is really enough but it means you make coffee more often if you are a big coffee drinker.
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December 29, 2014
12 months ago
Great coffee, carafe needs better insulation
This makes the best coffee I've ever had out of a machine; in fact, it's just as good as the pourover stuff we've made at home. The carafe pours well and you can get every last drop out (unusual for the metal carafes I've previously had).

As many people have stated, the carafe does not keep things hot for long. This isn't a problem for us as we finish off the coffee in the pot within an hour, but if you're looking for something to keep this warm all day you'll need to move it into a Thermos.
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July 4, 2015
7 months ago
Actually had expected better
Since you asked for a review I have not be pleased with the coffee maker. I had expected a very good cup of coffee. So far I haven't gotten one. Maybe I still need to make some adjustments. The carafe is very heavy. Don't like having to switch funnel with carafe top after brewing. I am considering returning the product.
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May 13, 2015
7 months ago
Fast and efficient, even for one cup.
I've been using this coffee maker for a couple of weeks now. I find it to be fast, well-designed, and easy to clean.
One of the great features is the option to "bloom" the coffee before running the water through it. The machine gives the dry grounds a quick shot of hot water, and then lets them sit for a minute to saturate. Great feature, especially if you're just making a cup. It makes for an efficient extraction.
One important tip: This coffee maker uses the Melitta flat-bottomed filter, rather than a cone filter, so the hot water runs through the grounds very quickly. I learned to set my grinder to the finest possible grind, and have gotten excellent results.
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March 8, 2015
10 months ago
as good as advertised
great coffee pot. quality of the coffee it makes is as good as advertised. It's a much simpler way to get flavor similar to french press.

My one concern before buying it was the reviews around the coffee not being / staying hot. Has not been an issue for us at all. One tip that i read here that definitely helps, if you're making a full pot to cover a longer period of time, is to brew a cycle with just water, which heats up the carafe. coffee will stay hot for a long time.
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May 3, 2015
8 months ago
Bonavita 8 Cup Coffee maker W/Thermal Carafe
Read the reviews, had to wait a month for back order due to high demand. Well worth it, very simple to use,and clean, which is a major plus. At first it looks cheaply made, then you realize everything was manufactured for it's simplicity. The coffee is hot, and very smooth. I compared it to my old coffee maker. The Bonavita coffee was delicious, and rich. The Carafe keeps it super hot for about an hour, then it cools rapidly which would be expected. Overall this machine is well worth the money in my opinion.
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March 17, 2015
10 months ago
Excellent coffee
I would give it a 5-star, it makes great coffee, especially when you use the pre-infusion mode. My wife, who doesn't measure or grind the coffee, just drinks it when it's ready, doesn't like that it's 8-cups instead of our previous 12-cup maker, and that you have to store the filter basket out of the way and put on the lid when the coffee is ready. While I don't mind it that way at all, her vote knocks it down to a family 4-stars for her inconvenience.
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April 11, 2015
9 months ago
Brews good coffee, but carafe lacking
I waited over two months for this machine. After reading excellent reviews, I decided it was worth the wait. It does consistently brew an excellent cup of coffee, of that there is no doubt. But, the carafe only keeps the coffee warm for about an hour, and that is with preheating (boiling water, sit for 5-10 minutes with the top on). I also find the lid to the carafe to be difficult to put on and take off, like the gasket is not aligned correctly or something. Overall, I am not likely to recommend this particular brewer to anyone unless they plan on drinking the entire pot in under an hour.
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April 7, 2015
Best Cup of Coffee Ever!!!
The Bunn coffee maker I used for the past 20 years finally gave up the ghost so I researched the web for the best coffee maker available at a reasonable price. This Bonavita coffee maker truly makes the best cup of coffee I've tasted in the past 50 years. It's quick, the coffee comes out at the perfect temperature, and it's delicious. The only drawback is the unheated base as the stainless carafe will cool down within an hour or so. That would have made it a 5 star rating. The taste is worth it, though.
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May 1, 2015
7 months ago
Excellent no-frills coffee maker...
I totally love this coffee maker. Some people complain that it is only 8 5oz cups but that doesn't bother me. The coffee that it makes is so rich and delicious that I find I don't drink as much as I used to in the need. It is also my first carafe coffee maker and I really enjoy that as well. Keeps my coffee very hot. I can see how it may cool down if one placed it on a granite counter top or other hard surface...but when I do I have it on a sea grass trivet...and no cooling down. In fact, when I poured out the pot late in the afternoon, I put my finger under the stream to feel the temp and it was still hot! I would buy this again and totally recommend this coffeemaker. Yes, the cord is a bit short but it works fine for me. Yes, there is no timer...but it is not a problem to make it in the morning for me, either. Yes, it is pricy, but the coffee that is brewed is delicious and hot! Best flavor of any coffeemaker I have ever owned. Small footprint is a plus as well! Thank you Bonavita and Sur...
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May 12, 2015
7 months ago
Great brewer
I am a coffee home roaster and was looking for an SCAA approved drip brewer that would brew at the correct temperate and had a bloom feature. The Bonavita 1900 fit my requirements at a reasonable price. In my experience with the carafe pre-heated with boiling water, it keeps the brewed coffee very hot for at least an hour after brewing. My only issue was the effort it took to get rid of the plastic taste and odor. The instructions recommend brewing plain water twice before brewing coffee. Even after 10 plain water brew cycles, I could smell and taste plastic in the water. I finally figured out the source of the plastic smell was from the water reservoir. After brewing with water I left the top open over night and the plastic smell was much less in the morning. I did a couple of more water brew cycles during the day, leaving the reservoir top open after each one. I left the top open overnight again and in the morning the water brew tasted the same as our filtered water. With the plastic taste gone, we did a blind taste test of the Bonativa vs. outr old drip brewer and both my wife and myself chose the Bonitva coffee as having more flavor and complexity and a smoother taste. After a month we are still very happy with our brewer and hope for years of good service ahead.
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October 12, 2015
Love the Bonavita Coffee Maker
I spent a lot of time researching coffee makers. I have been disappointed in the last two I have had. They were top of the line makers. I wanted a simple coffee maker that made great coffee. Now I have one. Very happy with the Bonavita. Some of the reviews mentioned the carafe does not keep coffee hot for a long period of time. I don't like coffee that sits for awhile after being brewed, so not an issue for me. It brews very fast so the 8 cup is perfect.. Just make another pot. No waste and fresh brewed coffee.
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July 31, 2015
4 months ago
Great coffee maker
OK, I purchased the 8-cup coffee maker a few days ago. I believe the posters below complaining of cool coffee must have gotten a defective unit, because mine keeps the coffee hot forever.

By far the reason for 5 stars is the carafe: the double-walled steel is like an uber-travel mug, much better than a glass carafe for keeping coffee hot without letting it get bitter. The entire unit feels like it's very high quality.

Some other considerations, which may or may not be important to you:

- the basket attaches to the carafe, not to the unit. I've never seen this design on any other coffee maker, and it took me a couple of days to get used to it. But it also comes with a screw-on lid with a pouring lever. So when the coffee is done (very fast-maybe 5-6 minutes), you take off the basket and put on the lid and enjoy hot, non-bitter coffee for a couple of hours.

- the water container is clear. It's a small thing, but you know how much water you put in (or whether there's water at all - I've been known to "re-pour" and then it's a big mess).

- there is ONE BUTTON. On-off. That's it. No clock, no programming, no presetting. Clean, simple, obvious. I really like it.

Finally, this coffee maker just looks good on my counter. So I'm quite pleased. I probably would have bought a 10/12-cup model if they made one.
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September 5, 2015
Great Machine, well designed, simple
I've had several coffee makers, this one is very well designed and engineered. Some of the best aspects are the ease of use, simplicity of controls and easy maintenance. First this machine has only 1 control button for on/off and to provide a small amount of water to reduce the bloom off fresh ground coffee. I always grind my coffee just before use and use this feature which works well. If you want a programmed unit with clock and other features then find another machine, this one has only the on/off control button, which I really like. The water container is clear plastic with white marking on the left side that are very easy to see, a large top opening rear hinged door makes filling the container easy. The carafe, coffee holder and lid are designed to nest within each other. The coffee holder uses a wide flat filter, 50 melitta filters came with the unit. This style of coffee holder makes it easy to add grounds and especially to clean out. The holder simply sits on top of the carafe, under the rain head, so there is an extremely small chance of the coffee not getting into the carafe. And who hasn't had a machine whose carafe was slightly out of alignment and you found hot coffee pouring all over the counter and onto the floor. There is extremely little chance of that happening here due to the simplistic design. Once the coffee has dripped into the stainless steel, (inside and out) carafe, simply take the coffee grounds holder off the pot, screw in the plastic lid and you are done.
To clean up the machine, you can run vinegar and water or other cleaner through the machine. For the coffee holder, lid and carafe simply wash them. The holder is wide and open so it's easy to clean or soak and then clean. The carafe's mouth is not overly wide, but you can easily get a brush or sponge on a wand down into the pot, small hands may also fit. The carafe lid has a lever to operate the opening, and comes apart to clean inside so that it won't get caked with old coffee resin.
The electric cord is fairly short so locate this within a foot of an outlet.
The best aspect of this machine is that it brews coffee at the temperature that coffee is supposed to be brewed at, and it makes a difference to those who love good quality coffee. The stainless steel inside and out thermal carafe works well, pours easily and keeps the coffee hot for a while. This is the only drawback I see, that the carafe does not keep the coffee hot for hours. This is not a show stopper, I just warm my coffee in a cup in the microwave.
This is a really well designed and engineered machine. While it appears to be a simple machine, there is a lot of engineering behind it. Sometimes the simplest designs have some complicated engineering to bring out that simplicity.
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July 9, 2015
5 months ago
No Bells and Whistles, Just Good Coffee.
I am very pleased with this machine. It is such an improvement over my last three coffee makers (one cost $50 more) that I don't even miss extra features like programmable brewing, or strength settings.
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April 22, 2015
8 months ago
Makes Best Coffee I've Ever Had
Absolutely love the coffee! The Carafe keeps the coffee a perfect temperature for 2 hours. One downside, having to wait because there is not mid-cycle delay button. As other reviewers stated, you must put the pour lid on or your coffee will go everywhere.
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August 18, 2015
3 months ago
Great Easy To Use Coffee Maker
We wanted a simple, easy to use device for making a good cup of coffee. We got it with the Bonavita 8 Cup Coffee Maker. Coffee stays hot for hours. It is compact and simple to use and it makes a consistent cup of coffee every time. This product is fast and efficient. We recommend it highly.
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June 3, 2015
6 months ago
Very disappointed
Bought this coffee maker for my mother for Xmas; she is known for her excellent coffee, which is rather strong, but rich and smooth. We have been experimenting for the last several weeks and have yet to make an acceptable cup of coffee with Bonavita, which for us consistently produces a brew that is bitter, weak, or both. Fiddling with grinds, amounts, etc., got us nowhere. In addition, the carafe gives off a strong and unpleasant smell of plastic which several washings have not been able to eliminate. Would not recommend this--gave up and bought a different coffee maker for my mother yesterday.
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February 15, 2015
11 months ago
Best flavor coffee
If you care about the flavor of your coffee and want a consistently rich tasting cup this machine is the one to buy. I've been using it for the last 6 months and love it. Prior to this I had alternated between using a French press and a Mr. Coffee drip machine. This machine improves on both methods. You get the convenience of a drip machine (but even better because of how fast the cycle is) with the superior flavor extraction of a french press. The coffee tastes so much better because the machine controls the water's temperature as well as the duration of time the water and ground coffee interact. This is the where the design of this machine is so superior to others and how it produces such delicious coffee.

It's true the coffee does cool down after about 30 minutes, but this is not a problem for me because I drink it before then. Remember: coffee is going to lose flavor even if it remains piping hot sitting in a carafe or thermos so you are better off to either drink it when you make it or brew another pot once its gone cold.

The reason I have not given it a 5 star review is because there is room for improvement from the design standpoint. I'm the only coffee drinker in my house, but its true that it only yields about 3-4 standard sized mugs of coffee. However, the brewing cycle is so much faster than just about any other machine (under 5 minutes) it is no trouble to make a second pot fast. My only improvement would be for the machine to make a larger capacity of coffee for those times when I'm hosting other coffee drinkers.

Bottom line: If you're searching for a machine that yields a great cup of coffee day after day this is the one for you.
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May 15, 2015
Great tasting coffee and easy
This machine is the best machine I have ever used and is as good as a pour over or French press. If you use inferior or coffee that is not fresh, you will taste it.
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October 6, 2015
2 months ago
Staying hot a problem
I like all aspects of this coffee maker except that it does not keep the coffee hot for that long. If you drink the pot within the hour or so, it's fine. But beyond that you don't get that steaming cup of coffee. Size of machine and taste of coffee is very good.
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April 19, 2015
9 months ago
I wouldn't recommend this coffee maker unless you have money to burn. If you must buy it, don't get the thermal carafe model. The coffee is cold in 30 minutes. There is no insulation at all in the pot. I will say it brews fast - but the coffee isn't as hot as advertised which was the main reason I bought it. Easy to operate - just one button! Looks nice. But overall, pretty disappointing at this price.
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April 17, 2015
Great Coffee for Machine Coffeemaker
Ordered this Coffee maker because it wasn't as massive as all the other brands. Takes up less counter space and is not as tall. Makes a great cup of coffee for a machine. Easy to add water and less mess. Just one button that turns off when coffee is made. Then just switch out the basket for the lid. The carafe keeps coffee at the right temperature and doesn't keep heating the coffee once it's in the carafe like most coffee makers which ruins the flavor. Plus you can take the carafe anywhere in your home as the bottom isn't hot. Just the coffee.

If you want a superb cup of coffee, don't buy any brand of machine, just grind great beans using a burr grinder, boil water and use a chemex.

Or buy an espresso machine or Nespresso.
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July 30, 2015
4 months ago
Machine Has Very Short Lifespan
This is seriously a buyer beware product. I purchased it originally at Sur La Table in June -- before 30 days were up the machine would switch off and stop brewing in the middle of a cycle. I exchanged that coffee maker in July -- only to find today that the same problem is once again occurring with the newer machine. A $200 coffee maker should not have a four month life-span. It does make wonderful coffee-- but who cares about that when the machine stops functioning?
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November 6, 2015
Piece of crap
In use the coffee maker spits water outside of the funnel holding the coffee grounds, making a complete mess of things.
I will be returning this dud. DO NOT BUY!
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April 28, 2015

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Why did you choose this?
Sur La Table Store
I Read the review on the best coffee makers and this was the top pick.
Carol B on Nov 30, 2015
I like good coffee, take the word of your panel.Thanks
Tom M on Nov 21, 2015
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Bryan T on Nov 22, 2015
Saw story about this on the internet. It was picked as the best coffee maker on the market.
LLOYD H on Nov 21, 2015
Is this the model BV1900TS, (the coffeemaker that has earned SCAA rating)?
A shopper on Oct 18, 2014
Best Answer: That answer makes no sense because Bonavita does not make a model 53095. It appears that the SKU# is being confused with the model number.
In fact, if you go to their web site the only NEW model they have is the BV1900ts. Also, in the description of thie product on this page it clearly states that it has the SCAA certification. Hope this is helpful
Reply · Report · Teressa on Oct 21, 2014
How long should you wait after making one pot before starting on a second pot with this coffeemaker?
David B on Jan 12, 2015
Best Answer: I'm the one who asked this ? originally. I have heard and makes sense that cold water hitting a red hot filter may not be the best thing for a coffeemaker's longevity so there's supposed to be a "cooling off" period?
Reply · Report · David B on Feb 10, 2015
Is the carafe of the 1900TS GLASS-LINED? Thank you
A shopper on Oct 30, 2014
Best Answer: Stainless steel lined. I used my new Bonavita 1900TS moments ago and marveled at how I like the stainless carafe. Keeps coffee hot for a long time. Wide mouth easy to clean. No glass liner to potentially explode or shatter. Prior to purchase, I cross checked to make certain this carafe was stainless. The BV1900TS pictured is the new model with stainless carafe - just released Fall 2014 - not to be confused with prior model with glass liner. Happy brewing!
Reply · Report · Char M on Nov 20, 2014
I've noticed on my Bonavita BV1900TS that the liter measuring marks seem to be really inaccurate. The one liter mark, for example, is actually around .7 or .8 liters. Has anyone else noticed this problem, or did I just get a bad unit?
Stephen C on May 3, 2015
Best Answer: I agree. The bonavita measure is not accurate. I use my own measuring device.
Reply · Report · Jeanne M on May 3, 2015
Does it have a timer on it? Can I set it so it will be brewed when I get up in the morning?
A shopper on Dec 26, 2014
Best Answer: There is no timer. In order to achieve the high water temperature it's designed for, it is recommended that the pot be filled with hot water before brewing. Operating the maker with a timer running hot water into a cold pot would not produce the same good results.
However, it only takes a few minutes to make a pot of coffee.
Reply · Report · Roger O on Dec 26, 2014
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Does this model have a stop and pour feature while brewing?
A shopper on Nov 30, 2014
Best Answer: This model does not have a stop and pour feature. Once the brew cycle is complete, you remove the filter basket and install the carafe lid before pouring the fresh coffee. You don't want to try to pour the coffee without the lid installed or you will spill hot coffee everywhere.
Reply · Report · Deborah M on Dec 2, 2014
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What is the Bonavita model number for this coffee maker? There is no model 53095 on the Bonavita website. Please correct this information. I would like to buy the 1900ts model. Bonavita does not make a 53095 model. This misinformation is preventing sur la table from making sales!
Lisa on Oct 27, 2014
Best Answer: The Bonavita 53095 is the BV1900TS. This information will not be changed on our website, as 53095 is the model number Bonavita provided to us.
Reply · Report · Amanda MStaff on Oct 28, 2014
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Is this model 1900TS?
A shopper on Oct 21, 2014
Best Answer: Yes.
Reply · Report · Amanda MStaff on Oct 28, 2014
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Is the plastic basket BPA free?
A shopper on Feb 6, 2015
Best Answer: Yes. From the manufacturer's website: "Carafe lid, filter basket, and showerhead are dishwasher safe and all plastic is BPA-free".
Reply · Report · Andrea B on Feb 10, 2015
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Can I make a less than a full pot of coffee? I only need 3 cups of coffee in the morning.
A shopper on Feb 19, 2015
Best Answer: Yes. The direction say you can make a minimum of 4 cups; each "cup" seems be about 4 ounces, which translates to about 2 normal coffee mugs.
Reply · Report · JEFF B on Feb 19, 2015
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How does the optional pre-infusion mode work? Can you select it or not select it?
A shopper on Jan 16, 2015
Best Answer: While I have not tried this, the instruction manual indicates this is optional. You have to press and hold the power switch for 5 seconds. The power switch light will flash indicating the pre-infusion mode is enabled. You then press and release the power switch a second time to begin brewing. You disable the mode by pressing the power switch until the light blinks. I love this coffee pot!
Reply · Report · 163676 A on Jan 17, 2015
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What kind of paper filters does this take?
T B on Dec 2, 2014
Best Answer: The flat bottom 8-12 cup type. A packet of 50 is included (Melitta)
Reply · Report · Eric K on Dec 2, 2014
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I own this machine and would like comments on what type of grind you are using and also how much per 6-8 oz cup of grounds you are putting in. I know this is very subjective as to each ones tastes but would like to know what you've found to be perfect for YOU? which would help give me a starting point to find my own perfect cup. Thanks
Elana W on Jun 16, 2015
Best Answer: Elana, you are so correct with personal preferences, but I will try to help lay the groundwork. I measure everything in grams with scale.

First off, the type & brand/model of grinder you have will determine some parameters for sure. A very popular coffee grinder is the Baratza Encore Grinder. I use the Breville Smart Grinder BCG800XL which is also a very good quality grinder for the home. Both use burr grinder blades and will provide you with some "consistency" in your grinds.

You have two ways of going about your grinds:

1) Visual/Feel after the beans have been ground. Strive for a coarse sea salt texture for drip coffee.

2) Depending on your grinder, there are reference points, notches, clicks, numbers, etc on the grinder. Use these as well to get dialed in.

On my Bonavita, here is the ratio of coffee grinds to water I am using:

1:16 or 1.16:6

In other words, for each gram of ground up coffee, I add 16.6 grams of fresh clean filtered water. You can play with this ratio. Start out with a 1:15, 1:16, 1:16.6, and/or 1:17 ratio of coffee to water. Find your sweet spot and perfect your technique!

So again, here is my set-up for almost full pot of coffee:
1:16.6 will look like this...... 62.24 grams of ground coffee x 16.6 grams water = 1000 ML water (aka brewed coffee)

Oh yea, please get a kitchen scale if you don't already have one. This makes all the difference. Also, rinse your paper filter out with clean water before adding coffee grounds to the basket. After you flip the switch to brew the coffee, listen carefully for the water to quirt into the basket at least 3-4 times. Immediately flip the switch "off" for 30-45 seconds to allow the coffee to "bloom" or rise up like a cake baking in the oven. This will de-gas your coffee and produce a better, cleaner cup. After the 30-45 second bloom, flip the switch back on and let the coffee finish brewing.

-Bonavita Drip machine
-Conical Burr Coffee Grinder
-Kitchen Scale
-Digital Timer
-Clean Filtered Water
Reply (1) · Report · Coraje C on Jun 17, 2015
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How long is the electrical cord? I read where someone stated that it was very short.
Ray K on Dec 1, 2014
Best Answer: It is short but I love that, less mess on your counter...if it works for you. 26" including the plug. Brews awesome coffee and it so streamlined and simple.
Reply · Report · Michele C on Dec 3, 2014
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Bonita confirmed that the the brewer marked 53095 on this site is indeed the BV1900TS. The site erroneously states that it uses a 1400-watt thermal block heater. Bonavita says it's a 1500-watt heater and that they were going to ask Sur la table to correct. Has anyone gotten this model from Sur la table and can confirm the 1500-watt spec? Thanks!
Marc W on Nov 19, 2014
Best Answer: The BV1900TS pictured is indeed a 1500-watt heater. I saved the manufacturer's original carton from my coffee maker, and 1500 watts is clearly stated on the box. I've been enjoying wonderfully-hot coffee since the product arrived mid-Nov 2014.
Reply · Report · Char M on Nov 20, 2014
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Does this model have a glass-lined carafe?
Steven N on Dec 29, 2014
Best Answer: No glass, it's all metal. It keeps the coffee hot, no glass to worry about shattering. We rinse with hot water before making coffee to pre-heat the carafe.
Reply · Report · Daniel D on Dec 29, 2014
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does it grind the beans?
A shopper on Sep 22, 2015
Best Answer: No - no grinder, just very straightforward coffee maker brewing coffee at the right temp! We love it - wouldn't have a built in grinder, since if one component breaks you're left with only a half-useful machine :) Would highly recommend the Breville grinder, though, have used that one for years and adore it!
Reply · Report · Kathy S on Sep 29, 2015
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How tall is it? Must fit under our cabinets.
A shopper on Dec 24, 2014
Best Answer: Its a tiny bit over 12 inches tall. like a centimeter due to the lifts on the water tank lid. It will require access to fill and run the machine. It puts off a lot of steam when brewing. Overall love it, makes great coffee. I would have considered the smaller brother, if I knew it existed when ordering. It's so good I end up drinking the whole pot myself.
Bonavita 5-Cup Coffee Maker with Thermal Carafe
Bonavita 5-Cup Coffee Maker with Thermal Carafe
Reply · Report · craig b on Dec 31, 2014
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Would any glass/ceramic filter paper holders work under its sprayhead? Just trying to minimize plastic contact in the brew process.
David B on Feb 10, 2015
Best Answer: you would need to make sure that the substitute filter holder is (1) large enough at the top to accommodate the wide sprayhead area; and (2) fits securely/properly on the caraffe. i'm not familiar enough with the sort of filter basket you're talking about to offer much more. nevertheless, this is a great coffee maker and i wouldn't let the plastic filter basket turn into a deal breaker issue.
Reply · Report · Russell A on Feb 10, 2015
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I bought this coffee maker and loved it - until I had to clean it. I had to push the 'on' button a number of times to complete the cycle and finally it would not even catch. A lot of money for a few months use! What is proper procedure to clean?
A shopper on Oct 1, 2015
Best Answer: Here's what the owner's manual states for cleaning:

We recommend that you descale your brewer after every 100 brew cycles, or once every three months. However, if the brewer makes an unusually loud noise, extends brew time, or fails to achieve the recommended water temperature of 195°-205°F (91°-96°C), you may need to descale more often.

We recommend using Full Circle descaling powder, which is designed to break down mineral build-up inside your brewer to ensure great coffee and consistent functionality. Do not use vinegar, which may not effectively descale your brewer, and may leave behind an odor that can impact the flavor of your coffee.

1. Mix 1 packet coffee machine cleaning powder with 32 oz of lukewarm water
2. Pour into tank
3. Brew
4. Brew two more times with fresh, cold water

What were you using to clean it? Sounds like your machine might be defective so I would reach out to Bonavita for assistance. There is a two year limited warranty.

Good luck.
Reply · Report · Heather A on Oct 1, 2015
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Hot or not?
A shopper on Sep 14, 2015
Best Answer: Hot!
Reply · Report · Amy K on Sep 14, 2015
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We have an older model Bonavita with a glass carafe. Can we purchase a separate stainless steel carafe? Will it work the older model setup?
Tom M on Sep 11, 2015
Best Answer: I think the manufacturer would be the best place to get an answer - I can not provide any contact info due to Sur restrictions but but you can do a search on bonavita home to find out how to ask them the question.
Reply · Report · Robert R on Sep 11, 2015
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