does it chop ice with no problem. that is my only issue. i cannot locate a ice chopper so will this work? thanks
ITEM#: 80070555This KitchenAid 56-ounce blender features a heavy-duty 0.9 horsepower five-speed motor for optimum blending. This professional-grade blender features a chrome die-cast metal construction.
- Color: Chrome
- 5-speed blender
- 56-ounce capacity
- 0.9 HP motor
- Intelli-speed electronic controls
- Die-cast metal base
- Steel-reinforced coupler
- 1-piece stainless-steel blade
- Shatter-resistant pitcher
- Soft-grip handle
- Automatic 'crush ice' button
- Clean touch control pad
- Cord storage for tidy counter tops
- Dimensions: 15 inches long x 9 inches wide x 7.25 inches deep
- Model: KSB560MC
|Cord Length||More than 1 ft.|
|Number of Overall Speed||5|
|Product Features||Removable Blade|
|Speed Control Type||Touchpad|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9 x 15|
|Warranty||1 year Manufacturer|
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This blender was nice when I first bought it. I use it every day. After a month or so, the lid is hard to get off and the plastic removable top that you use to pull the lid off comes out with out the lid. Also, the gear under the blade that fits in the motor is deteriorating and it leave a residue on the jar that is hard to remove. Since the gear is deteriorating, blending some things make it seize up. It is not as good as I had expected.Read More
Great blender but the pitcher leaks after a while.Read More
I use it daily for smoothies. Really easy clean-up since the blender blade is incorporated into the container.Read More
I have had several blenders and was looking for one with some power. This works! Like to do mostly smoothies and generally have a hard time breaking up the ice. Not anymore, also like that you can throw it in the dishwasher and don't need to unscrew the pieces.Read More
It is great to be able to crush ice, and wash it in the dishwasher. Does a great job!Read More
I used to buy a blender at Wal-Mart for $35 and figure a blender was a blender. I would fix a smoothie in it and I would smell smoke (underpowered motor) and after about 3 months the motor would burn up. Those blenders never did really fix a SMOOTH smoothie, there was always ice bits let in it. Well, this new (more expensive) blender from Kitchenaide solved all those issues for me. No more smoking appliance, no more ice bits left in my smoothie and no more burned out motor. I really didn't know a home blender could fix a smoothie as smooth as it does. They taste so much better than before. It is also so nice not haveing to disassemble the blender jar (it is all one piece with no removable base) to clean it. Just fill half way up with hot water, put a couple drops of dishwashing soap in it, put lid on and blend for a min to clean. I am very satisfied with this new blender.Read More
I use this everyday to make smoothies, the belder works great, except after less than a month the jar started leaking. The blade attachment loosened up. I was able to tighten it down again, but I'm wonderring how long it will stay tight for. Not really worth spending the extra money on a blender if you have to either clean up messes all the time, or keep getting out tools to fix it!Read More
The bottom of the jar where the blender connects to the jar was very cheap and wore down too fast. I had to get a new jar from KitchenAid within a month. The blades are very sharp and will blast through ice, but the plastic jar scares me a little....Read More
Tried many brands and this one is the toughest and most reliable I have found. This blender can handle all heavy use, definitely work the money.Read More
This is a great blender. High quality, nicely made, much better than the Waring I started with and returned. Does the job well, has enough but not too many settings. The only reason I did not give it a perfect score is that I make fruit smoothies from frozen fruit. I need the let the frozen fruit defrost in the blender for 20 minutes or so before I can grind it. Otherwise, if I don't, it will freeze up.Read More
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