|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A47J-031/00 A47J-031/10 A47J-031/34 A47J-031/42|
|미국특허분류(USC)||99/281 ; 99/285 ; 99/293 ; 99/291|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 60 인용 특허 : 17|
A control system for a coffee brewer having a microprocessor in which the water heated in the heater tank must be a predetermined temperature before brewing. A double brewing cycle is prevented. Upon the system not being activated for a period of time, i.e., the water temperature is allowed to drop a greater magnitude for energy saving and component protection.
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] Apparatus for brewing a beverage and for keeping a brewed beverage warm, wherein a beverage is brewed by heating water and delivering heated water to a product to be brewed by passing hot water through said product to extract flavor therefrom, and dispensing a brewed product into a carafe;wherein said apparatus comprises a microprocessor, a water heater tank having a controllable heating element therein, delivery means operatively coupled to said water heater tank to initiate a brewing cycle and to deliver a predetermined volu...