Hamilton Beach 49980a vs 49980z: An Ultimate Comparison
Whenever there's talk of coffee makers, the first thing which strikes the mind of most of the people is Keurig. Hamilton fans may not like this statement, but this is what the reality is. Keurig has about 50 coffee maker models on the market which are very popular.
But don't get us wrong as there is another name in the coffee maker market called ‘Hamilton.’
Hamilton is a popularly known brand which needs no introduction. The company has manufactured hundreds of kitchen appliances from grills to toasters. Apart from this, they also manufacture coffee brewers machines too. And in this review, our eyes will be on two of their very popular models Hamilton Beach ‘49980a’ and ‘49980z’.
Hamilton Beach 49980A
Hamilton Beach 49980Z
So if you're a Hamilton fan, and is confused among these two models, then we would suggest you read this article completely. As after reading this, we're pretty sure that you'll be in a comfortable position to choose one for your kitchen.
We'll just compare both the models by listing their features, while it is upon you to choose one in between them. Because as always, the final call is yours. So without any delay, let's get started.
Know About Hamilton Beach 49980a
This Hamilton Beach 49980a is a fantastic coffee maker machine which is perfectly ideal for your kitchen. The front portion of the device is made of stainless steel which gives a classic look to it. Don't just worry, the stainless steel finish will not get any fingerprints so that you can touch it freely.
The back is of black plastic and here is the location of the water reservoir. To refill it, open the top lid of it fill the 12 cup carafe as per your convenience and pour it. Overall, its a great option for the interested buyers.
Know About Hamilton Beach 49980z
This Hamilton Beach 49980z is a versatile 12 cup machine and a single-serve coffee maker. The model is built with the latest technology. For preparing single cup coffee, you can ground coffee directly into the mesh filter. Also, you can insert your favorite coffee pod as an altar.
And for multi-cups of coffee, it comes with a useful carafe side.
It is not only a quality product which is versatile, but it is affordable too, pricing about $80. It is made of stainless steel and plastic which gives descent looks to it. And overall, it's a great choice for the buyers.
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49980a VS 499080z: Comparison
As a Single Cup Brewing:-Under this segment, there's nothing to choose between Hamilton Beach 49980a and 49989z. Both the models work similarly. What you've to do is to fill the water in right amount to get coffee of selected cup size. You can fill anything in the travel mug up to 14-ounce mark.
But if you need smaller serving, then don't just worry as the cup can be raised to multiple levels. So whether its small cup or large, you just have to put it beneath the machine to catch the last drop of coffee.
Brew Strength:-Many of the people think that single cup coffee makers are not the best at brewing strength. But both of these Hamilton Beach models offer some great to you. You get an option to choose out of ‘regular’ or ‘bold,’ as per your mood. You might think of adding coffee grounds to the brew basket, which could be another way of adjusting the brew strength.
This is true but only up to a mark. As if you try to fill too many coffee grounds, the hot water will overrun the basket. And this could turn to be a mess. So whether you choose 49908a or 49908z, the best way to get thick coffee is by turning ‘bold’ mode. Overall, there's nothing different under this segment.
Programming Options:-Many of you wish that when you wake up, you must be greeted with prepared coffee. And believe us, both the Hamilton Beach models are capable of doing such. They have an inbuilt timer which turns on the brewing machine automatically, and you wake up with a fresh cup of coffee.
Users can even set the timer by 24 hours in advance. So when you get up in the morning, you can even reset it for the next day. And there will be fresh coffee again waiting for you in the morning.
But what if you wake up late? Don't just worry, as it has an inbuilt hot plate which can maintain the coffee warm for you. So overall, both come with almost similar programs settings.
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Design:-Well, we haven't spotted any major difference between both the models, and if you're thinking, you'll notice any difference under this segment. Then you are wrong. When you put both the machines side by side, then you'll not notice a single difference there.
Both are similar in size, shape, have the same controls, and both are stainless steel finish. At the back, there's an attractive LED screen which shows time in digital format. Both the models are not a funky looking machine. But the stainless steel finish elevated the looks of it.
Conclusion:-Not you and not even us are able to find any difference among these two. In fact, what's difference is just the name. Both are same at every aspect, and even features are too same. So it is upon you, that with which one you should go.
Last updated on January 13th, 2020 at 04:04 pm
Nancy Fowler is a writer who lives in California with her family. Has a B.A. He studied anthropology with a minor in English and has built a freelance career in writing and digital marketing over the years. His passion for cooking, decorating and beautifying the home contributes to his extensive knowledge of everything related to cooking and housewares. She also enjoys working in the garden, preparing and sipping margaritas, and strives to become a crazy cat once all the children are grown up.