How to use proctor silex coffee maker

Are you wondering how to use proctor silex coffee maker? Are finding it difficult to make coffee in your proctor silex coffee maker or don’t you know how to set a time or clean? You’re in the right place.

the coffee maker is also easy to clean. Just add coffee, water, and brew with the push of one button for great-tasting coffee without the fuss.

Besides being simple to use, the coffee maker is also easy to clean. The durable, borosilicate glass carafe and the Lift & Clean brew basket are both dishwashers safe.

Get your first cup fast with Auto Pause & Pour. It stops the flow of coffee when you lift the carafe to pour a cup of coffee before the brewing ends without making a mess. Simply replace the carafe to continue brewing.

In this article, we’ll show how to use proctor silex coffee maker and also How to use proctor silex single-serve coffee maker.

So please follow the steps and instructions below:

How to use proctor silex coffee maker

How to use proctor silex coffee maker step-by-step

Step1.

  • Place filter basket in filter basket well.
  • Insert thumb handle in the left opening.
  • Ensure filter basket is fully seated.

Step2. Place a cupcake-style paper filter in the filter basket. A permanent filter may also be used.

Step3. For each cup of coffee being made, place one level tablespoon of coffee into the filter.

Step4. Fill the carafe with the desired amount of cold tap water.

Step5. Lift the lid and pour water from the carafe into the water reservoir.

NOTE: Do not fill past the 12-cup mark (54 ounces) for a glass carafe or the 10-cup mark (45 ounces) for a thermal carafe.

Step6. Place carafe, with carafe lid attached, on a keep-hot plate.

Step7.

  • Close lid.
  • Press firmly on the lid to ensure that it is completely closed.

Step8. For switch models:

  • Turn switch to ON. A lighted switch indicates coffeemaker is on.
  • Turn switch to OFF and unplug when finished.

Step9. For clock models:

  • Press the ON/OFF button to start. An illuminated red light on the ON/OFF button indicates the coffeemaker is on.
  • Press ON/OFF again to turn off and unplug when finished.

Step10. For non-clock models with automatic shutoff:

  • Press and release ON/OFF switch, Red light illuminates to indicate the coffeemaker is on.
  • Press and release switch again to turn coffeemaker off and unplug when finished.

How to set clock in proctor silex coffee maker?

1. Plugin coffeemaker. Numbers on the clock will flash until you set the time of day.

2. To set the time of day, press the H (hour) button to set the current hour. AM or PM will be displayed.

3. Press M (minute) button until you reach the current time.

How to program auto brew in proctor silex coffee maker?

1. Make sure the clock is set for the correct time of day.

2. Fill the coffeemaker with the desired amount of water and coffee.

3. Place carafe with the lid on a keep-hot plate.

4. Close lid.

5. Hold the PROG(program) button and press the H and M buttons until desired brewing start time is reached. Then release PROG and the current time is displayed.

5. Press AUTO to set auto brew. A green light on the AUTO button indicates that auto brew is set.

6. Press AUTO again to cancel automatic brew.

How to use Pause ’N Serve Feature in proctor silex coffee maker?

This feature allows you to pour a cup of coffee before the entire brew cycle has been completed.

By removing the carafe, the flow of coffee will temporarily stop. The flow of coffee will resume when the carafe is returned to the base.

Note: Return carafe to base within 20 seconds. Hot water continues to flow into the filter basket when this feature is used.  Overflowing coffee and hot water are a burn hazard

How to clean proctor silex coffee maker?

Step1. Clean Inside of coffeemaker

1. Place empty carafe on a keep-hot plate.

2. Close lid.

3. Pour one pint of plain white vinegar into the water reservoir.

4. Plug unit into an electrical outlet.

5. Press the ON/off button to turn it on.

6. After 30 seconds, turn OFF.

7. Wait 30 minutes to allow the vinegar to clean. Then turn ON again.

8. When the brew cycle is finished, turn OFF let cool.

9. Empty carafe and rinse.

10. Pour one carafe of cold tap water into the water reservoir.

11. Place carafe on a keep-hot plate.

12. Close lid.

13. Press the ON/OFF  button to turn it on. When the brew cycle is complete, empty the carafe. Allow to cool, then repeat with one more carafe of cold tap water.

14. Wash carafe and filter basket before making a beverage.

Step2. Clean carafe and filter basket

1. Wash the carafe in hot, soapy water or on the top rack of the dishwasher.

2. To remove the carafe lid:

  • push hinge part of lid to one side and then gently but firmly twist lid.

The pin will release from the hinge.

To replace lid:

  • put one side of lid hinge on one of pins
  • snap onto other pin.

3. To remove filter basket:

  • open lid and lift straight up.

The filter basket may be washed by hand or in the top rack of the dishwasher.

Step3. Clean outside of coffee maker

With the coffeemaker unplugged

  • wipe outside with a soft cloth and  warm, soapy water.

Do not use abrasive cleaners, as they will scratch the finish of the product.

How to use proctor silex single serve coffee maker

Step1. Brew a Single-Serve Pack

1. Plug-in unit and slide out the brew basket.

2. Place a pack into the single-serve pack holder.

3. Press down on the edge of the pack until the pack snaps into place and a hole is punched in the bottom.

  • Do not remove foil.

4. Slide brew basket back into the unit.

5. Press down on the brew basket handle to lock and puncture the foil lid on the pack.

6. Fill the reservoir with the cup into which the coffee will be brewed.

7. Close the water reservoir lid.

8. Press the BREW button.

The power indicator light will light up to show the coffee maker is on.

9. When done brewing, unplug the unit.

10. Pull up on brew basket handle to unlock and remove.

NOTES:

• Coffee maker will shut off automatically and the light will go off when the brew cycle is completed.

• Allow 2 minutes to cool in-between brews.

• Brew basket and single-serve pack holder should be rinsed after every use.

• Add only water to the reservoir.

Step2. Brew ground coffee

It can take up to 2 minutes before brewed coffee starts dispensing into your cup. The total brew time average is 4 minutes. For best results, allow the coffee maker to cool for at least 2 minutes between brewing cycles

1. Plug-in unit and slide out the brew basket.

2. To remove single-serve pack holder:

  • press down on the single-serve pack holder tab, then lift out.

3. Place a removable holder in the brew basket and add ground coffee. (3 tablespoons [44 ml] is the MAX amount of any type of grounds.

4. Slide brew basket back into the unit and push down on brew basket handle to lock.

5. Fill the reservoir with the cup into which the coffee will be brewed.

6. Close the water reservoir lid.

7. Press the BREW button.

The power indicator light will light up to show the coffee maker is on.

8. When done brewing, unplug the unit.

9. Pull up on brew basket handle to unlock and remove.

Notes:

Coffee maker will shut off automatically and the light will go off when the brew cycle is completed.

• If finer ground coffee is used, coffee will continue to drip after the light has gone off.

• Allow 2 minutes to cool in-between brews.

• Brew basket and removable holder for ground coffee should be rinsed after every use.

How to clean proctor silex single serve coffee maker?

Step1. Plug-in unit.

Step2. Pour 1/2 cup (118 ml) of plain white vinegar and 1/2 cup (118 ml) of cold water into the reservoir.

Step3. Place a cup underneath to catch the water/vinegar solution.

Step4. Press the BREW button once. 

Step5. After 30 seconds, unplug the unit and allow the vinegar to clean. 

Step6. After 30 minutes, plug in the unit and allow it to finish the brew cycle.

Step7. brew cycle is finished, wait for the unit to cool. 

Step8. Empty cup and rinse. 

Step9. Repeat steps 1–4 with 1 cup (237 ml) of cold tap water instead of 1/2 cup (118 ml) of vinegar and 1/2 cup (118 ml) of water.

Step10. Unplug the unit.

Step11. Wipe the exterior of the unit with a damp, soapy cloth.

Step12. The removable single-serve pack Holder, brew basket, and removable holder for ground coffee are all dishwasher-safe.

NOTE: do not use the “SANI” setting when washing in the dishwasher. “SANI” cycle temperatures could damage your product.

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