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A cup of joe is a crucial part of the morning routine for many of us. To make sure this happens without a hitch, we’ve created this guide when using the CV1 coffee maker that is typically found in hotels.
How to use the CV1 coffee maker
Thankfully, this model is relatively easy to use. All you need to do is the following:
- Place the disposable brew basket and the coffee filter pack inside the coffee maker.
- Get a cup, fill it with water, and pour it inside the back of the coffee maker.
- Put a suitable coffee cup in the front slot under the brew basket.
- Push the start button.
- Receive a piping hot coffee (the machine light will turn off once the process has finished).
Alongside the coffee maker, you’ll need a coffee packet, coffee tray, and coffee cup that fits. All of these items should be provided by the hotel when the time comes to use the machine. If not, a quick trip to reception will be the answer to getting what you need.
Using the coffee maker in the future
Are you a regular hotel visitor? If so, reading what we have to say next may save you a lot of time in the long run.
A CV1 coffee maker has a few different versions. However, they all should be similar. One feature that they all include is instructions written on them. These instructions will come in handy in the future if you forget how to use the machine again.
For the latest CV1 model, the instructions appear inside the lid (where the water is put). The older versions may have the instructions written elsewhere.
How does it work?
Bored in your hotel room? No problem, this might be of some interest to you.
The water is fed into a heating coil that is located below where the water is held. This is then heated until the water begins to boil. The steam then rises up a tube, helping to carry the hot water bubbles, meaning there is no need for a pump.
The hot water which is usually cooled a little by now after reaching the top of the tube drips onto the coffee grounds. After this, the coffee goes into the cup and you’re all set!
So why is this used by so many hotel chains? Well, it’s a combination of two points: one, no pump is needed, so the coffee maker is cheap. Two, because the process is simple, the model lasts a long time.
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