Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Food Processors: Compare


Report Card Grade
Product Grade
Product Grade
Product Grade
Our Awards
Overall Score
65%
56%
78%
Date Reviewed
January 2016
January 2016
January 2016
Pros
affordable; capable of dough; compact; easy to store
easy to clean; good at grinding nuts; inexpensive; compact; allows continuous processing through feeder tube
great performance and great versatility; relatively affordable for a basic commercial food processor; the longest motor warranty of any commercial food processor; convenience of external ejection chute on vegetable prep attachment
Cons
lightweight base; loud; groove in feeder tube system trapped food particles
loud; easy to over process; dull blades; limited capabilities
motor is only powerful enough for smaller establishments where it will be used just a few hours a day; it only comes with 3 blade/disc attachments and 1 cutter bowl (other accessories are sold separately and can be pricey); no blade storage included with your purchase; can't see ingredients through the cutter bowl
Functionality (30%)
Processing Quality (30%)
Ease of Set Up & Clean Up (30%)
Storage Options (10%)
Type
Mid-Size
Mid-Size
FUll-Size
Capacity (cups)
10
8
12
Liquid Capacity (cups)
3.3
1.6
8
Price
$59.99
$49.99
$1,059.00
Warranty
1-year limited warranty
2-year limited warranty
3-year motor warranty; 1-year limited warranty on unit
Product Depth
8.5"
10.7"
15.75"
Product Height
16.25"
15.3"
19.25"
Product Width
6.75"
7.5"
8.75"
Motor Power (watts)
500
450
1 HP
Base Weight (our measurement)
3.4 lbs
3.2 lbs
33 lbs
Control Panel
Buttons
Touchpad
Touchpad
Speed Settings
Off, Slice/Shred, Mix/Knead, and Chop/Pulse
On, Off, and Pulse
On, Off, Pulse
Attachments
3 attachments: 'S' blade, dough blade and reversible shredding/slicing disc
2 attachments: 'S' blade and reversible shredding/slicing disc
3 attachments: 'S' blade, 4 mm slicing disc and 2mm shredding disc
Large Tube
4.5" x 2.5"
3" x 2"
6" x 2.75"
Small Tubes
2.5" x 2"
n/a
2.25" circular
Cord Storage
Yes
Yes
no
BPA-Free Plastic
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
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