|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A47J-031/047 A47J-031/44 A47J-031/06|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 0 인용 특허 : 45|
A multi-mode coffee maker facilitates switching between a carafe mode and a single cup mode. The coffee maker includes switches for selecting the amount of coffee brewed, a drip valve normally closed to prevent dripping and opened by insertion of a carafe or a single cup adapter into the coffee maker, and a hot plate for maintaining the temperature of coffee in the carafe, the hot plate independent switchable on and off. An upper edge of the carafe, and an arm reaching from the single cup adapter, engage a lever opening the drip valve. The hot plate may ...
1. A multi-mode coffee maker comprising: a body; a cavity in the body for receiving dry coffee; a water container attached to the body for providing water to make brewed coffee; a heater for heating the water to make the brewed coffee; at least one control to select between a volume of the brewed coffee to fill a single cup brewed coffee container and to fill a multi-cup brewed coffee container; a mouth on the front of the body for receiving the brewed coffee container; a platform at the bottom of the mouth for supporting the multi-cup brewed coffee cont...