Having a personalized coffee maker in the present age is a blessing. A common person spends hundreds of dollars every month on a single cup of coffee that he has to buy from a café. On the other hand, having a coffee maker in your home will help you save time and money.

There is a variety of devices available in the market that it often becomes hard to select the best one. Today we have for you the Black & Decker DCM18S that is grabbing the attraction of the coffee lovers. Here we have everything you need to know before making a decision.



The DCM18S is the perfect solution for students living in the dorm room or employees who have recently started their career. It has been equipped with the 15 oz cup that will meet your coffee cravings perfectly. If you need 8 oz, you can adjust your own small cup under the brewing machine. It is available in the deluxe version. It is perfect for ground coffee. So you can ground your own beans or get the ones available in the market.

Fitting the machine

It is perfect for offices and you can easily keep it in a small space. It will even fit perfectly in a small space on your desk. The design of the product is attractive so there is no need to hide the product in your cupboard. It has been manufactured with high-quality plastic. There is no coffee pot and the features of the product are basic.

Preparing the first cup

There is a reusable filter included in the DCM18S and you can use any cup that you like. There is no need to have coffee pods and k-cups. All you have to do is add the coffee in the filter, water in the reservoir, press the single control button and start the brewing process. Once the coffee is prepared the DCM18S will turn off automatically.


The filter, mug, and lid of the machine are dishwasher safe. You can clean the outer surface of the cup with a single cloth.


  • The product is affordable
  • Perfect choice for those who prefer a single coffee maker
  • A mug is included in case you are in a hurry and would like to take your coffee with you
  • The coffee maker is long lasting and durable
  • It is easy to operate and very compact


  • The device is not programmable
  • Cannot brew more than one cup at the same time
  • You have to maintain and wash the filter basket on daily basis
  • It might cause an overspill in some situations

Bottom line

This is a good choice for people that prefer to live alone. They can prepare the perfect cup anytime they like and the portable mug will turn into your perfect partner. It would not be wrong to call it the on the go coffee machine.