Mix up your favorite beverage at your next party or mix your next meal with this powerful five-speed blender from KitchenAid. The nickel finish adds a clean sleek look to your kitchen, and the multiple speeds ensure the ideal blending of ingredients....more
Five speeds and a .9-horsepower motor make this blender from KitchenAid an indispensable addition to any kitchen. With a 56-ounce capacity, this blender can adequately handle the preparation needs of practically any home.
5-speed blender offers .9 HP motor and Intelli-Speed electronic controls
Die-cast metal base, steel-reinforced coupler, 1-piece stainless-steel blade
Dishwasher-safe shatter-resistant pitcher with 56-ounce capacity; soft-grip handle
Automatic crush ice button, Clean Touch control pad, cord storage for tidy countertops
Power output: .9 horsepower
Jar capacity: 56 ounces
Speed settings: 5
Jar material: Polycarbonate
Body material: Solid die-cast metal
Food processor attachments: No
Ice crusher: Yes
Pour spout: Yes
Pulse function: Yes
Cord storage: Yes
Dishwasher safe: Yes
Dimensions: 15.25 inches high x 7.25 inches wide x 9 inches deep
This high-quality item has been factory refurbished. Please click on the icon above for more information on quality factory-reconditioned merchandise.
As other reviewers stated there is an electrical smell if you run it for a few minutes straight but it's so powerful that you don't need to do that very often (at least I don't) it is loud but only irritatingly so on high speeds. I'm VERY happy that I bought it!
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? same
Please tell us about the quality of the product. good
How accurate was the on site description of the product? good
I bought this for the specific purpose of crushing ice and making smoothies, after reading hundreds of reviews for other blenders. If you don't want to spend $400-500 on a Vitamax, then this is your second best choice. It crushes ice and liquefies everything into a smooth texture very fast. There is, however, an electric burn smell when it operates longer than 30 seconds. The blade gets stuck when you're blending large quantities w/o enough liquid, in other words if the content is more paste-like rather than liquid-like. We've been using it almost every day for the last 2 months and, overall, we're happy with the quality of this product.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? accurate
I love the one piece easy cleaning feature; it does blend smoothies well which is why I bought it. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is b/c it has an odor like an overheating appliance when I use it. I shut it off immediately when I start to smell it. I regularly buy refurbished items, never have had a problem with them. If it continues to smell I will send it in for repair.
I bought this blender because I can't yet justify spending over $400 on a Vitamix or Blendtec. I've used it daily for a few weeks now and it consistently churns out delicious results. Green smoothies with spinach blend to a very smooth consistency, the result with kale is not as smooth but of course, kale is a tougher green than spinach. This blender simply demolishes ice, frozen fruit, and large pieces of apple without any difficulty. I have not had to use a tamper during blending; the blender's shape and power is enough to move all my ingredients toward the blade. One would not be able to guess that it is in refurbished condition. Pitcher has a nice pour spout, is very easy to clean and I love that it is a one-piece assembly. I'm very happy that I saved hundreds of dollars buying this blender over the fancier types, it's perfect for my moderate smoothie needs :)
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Same
Please tell us about the quality of the product. High Quality Blender
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Same
LOVE this blender! I have owned it for almost a year and I use it daily for my health smoothies. I blend frozen fruit with fresh spinach, a little water, and protein powder, and it is smooth in a few seconds! It does have a smell when it's running like stated in other reviews. It isn't as strong as when I first got it. It is the most solid (heavy) blender I have ever owned. Definitely worth the price and looks fancy on the counter.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? exactly
Please tell us about the quality of the product. nice heavy appliance
How accurate was the on site description of the product? very accurate
For the price this was a perfect solution for our smoothie needs as a referbished unit. It does a good job of mulching through whatever you put in it, and seems to be handling the power draw perfectly so far. A good product for a fair price. Thank you.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? WHO CARES?
Please tell us about the quality of the product. JUST AS ADVERTISED
How accurate was the on site description of the product? SPOT ON
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