Courant Appliances comes to you as the result of years of research and testing. Built on innovation and progress, the series blends both stylistic and functional components to perfection. Rejoice in a kitchen made better with the most cutting edge appliances on the market, Courant CCM-815 8 Cup Coffee Maker, Black, Features: on/Off switch with indicator light, Swing out filter holder, Warming plate to keep Coffee hot, Anti-drip feature, water level indicator, removable filter basket, permanent filter & spoon, 900 watts power, Your coffee maker has been designed with a pause and pour feature. If you wish, at any time during the brewing cycle you may temporarily remove the glass carafe from the unit and pour a cup of hot coffee (this feature allows you up to 30 seconds to do so). The brewing cycle will be interrupted and no coffee will drip from the filter basket. Simply replacing the carafe on the warming plate will restart the brewing process.