The coffee was meant as a gift. The donee person had earlier also Melitta with a hotplate. Unfortunately, this successor to the former Not keep up model, since it is incredibly difficult to read the amount of water. This has to guess one really whether the dosage of the coffee powder now the water quantity. Not successful Upgrate! For the manufacturer, a tip: kitchen appliances must not hyper look stylish - they should first and foremost hyper virtually and be comfortable to use!