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Brew big or small with the flexible Keurig K500 (pictures)

Based on the Keurig 2.0 system, the K500 can brew large carafes or small 2 ounce cups of java.

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Brian Bennett
Brian Bennett is a former senior writer for the home and outdoor section at CNET.
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Meet the advanced K500

The most flexible Keurig coffee machine yet, the K500 uses pre-packaged cups to brew either big carafes or small single servings.

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A window for brewing

A large LCD screen shows brewing details.

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Pop in the cup

Like Keurig's other machines, the K500 opens up to accept pre-made coffee packets.

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Carafe on tap

The K500 comes with a carafe that holds 30 ounces of coffee.

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Lots of water

Inside the K500 is a large 80 ounce water reservoir.

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Pick a flavor

As part of the Keurig system, the K500 has over 250 flavors of coffees and teas at its disposal.

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Choose the size

Select between 2 or 30 ounces.

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A bigger cup is needed

To brew a whole carafe, the K500 needs to use a bigger coffee cup package.

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It's coffee time

Here's the Keurig K500 in action.

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