|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||219/494; 099/279; 099/280|
|§371/§102 date||20061219 (20061219)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 0 인용 특허 : 6|
In a coffee maker (1) having a boiler (6) and heating means (62) for heating a content of the boiler (6), safety measures are taken to prevent breakdown of the coffee maker (1) in the case in which the heating means (62) are activated while the boiler (6) is empty. The coffee maker (1) comprises a controller (10) having a memory (15) in which a flag indicating a filled state of the boiler (6) can be raised, which controller (10) is programmed to activate the heating means (62) to supply reduced heating power if the memory (15) does not contain the flag. ...
1. A method of controlling a hot beverage making device having a boiler for supplying heated water to a brew chamber through a conduit, the method comprising acts of: indicating when the boiler is filled and not filled;supplying heating power to the boiler to heat the water within the boiler in accordance with a secondary schedule of at least one of power and time when the boiler is not filled; andsupplying heating power to the boiler to heat the water within the boiler in accordance with primary schedule of at least one of power and time when the boiler...