|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 0 인용 특허 : 27|
A coffee maker comprises a filter basket assembly that enables two coffee dispensing modes. The assembly comprises a filter basket, an actuator that cooperates with a carafe and a motor driven valve. The actuator stops coffee from dispensing when the carafe is removed, but can be defeated by the user to dispense into a cup or mug when the carafe is absent.
1. A coffee making apparatus for making drip filter coffee, the apparatus having both a carafe mode configuration and a single serve mode configuration, the apparatus comprising: a chassis having a filter basket body for holding a coffee filter; the filter basket body having a lower surface in which there is a through opening comprising a valve seat;a valve member that cooperates with the valve seat, the valve member being biased into a normally closed position with respect to the valve seat;an actuator resides below the through opening and is coupled to...