The groundbreaking BISTRO Coffeemaker automates the popular “pour over” coffee brewing method for a delicious, flavorful brew. Features: Removable 1.2 l/ 40oz water tank fills directly under faucet Powerful, spiral 1450 watt heating element heats water as water travels through the machine via tempered glass tubing system (not plastic like traditional coffeemakers), it maintains optimum temperature for brewing Easy-to-clean silicone “showerhead” evenly distributes water over grounds. By keeping chalk deposits low it allows for unobstructed water flow Titanium-plated, fine-meshed stainless steel filter keeps coffee pure in taste. No paper filters! Coffee drips into a vacuum-sealed thermo jug with a double-wall stainless steel interior and Bodum’s signature locking-lid system that keeps coffee hot and aromatic for hours without an additional heating element. Keeps coffee from over-brewing/turning bitter. Heat resistant rubber handle. Watch the brewing process via the machine’s transparent back. Completed in less than 6 minutes.