Thursday, August 16, 2018

Food Processors: Compare


Report Card Grade
Product Grade
Product Grade
Product Grade
Our Awards
Overall Score
93%
78%
78%
Date Reviewed
January 2016
January 2016
January 2016
Pros
excellent performance; quiet; two work bowls; great warranty; wide feeder tube; blade storage; good capacity; efficient; versitile
"ExactSlice" system; easy to clean; small work bowl; versatile
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
expensive; poor performance with whipping; difficult to clean; no cord storage; heavy
Stiff buttons; lightweight; need both hands to operate; lid occasionally challenging
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
Full-Size
Mid-Size
FUll-Size
Capacity (cups)
16-cup and 4.5
11
12
Liquid Capacity (cups)
7.75
3
8
Price
$299.99
$199.99
$1,059.00
Warranty
20-year motor warranty; 3-year limited warranty on unit
1-year full warranty
3-year motor warranty; 1-year limited warranty on unit
Product Depth
15.75"
10.17"
15.75"
Product Height
20"
16"
19.25"
Product Width
13"
10"
8.75"
Motor Power (watts)
1,300
360
1 HP
Base Weight (our measurement)
15 lbs
5.4 lbs
33 lbs
Control Panel
Touchpad
Touchpad
Touchpad
Speed Settings
On, Off, Dough, or Pulse
Off, Low, High, and Pulse
On, Off, Pulse
Attachments
5 attachments: 2 'S' blades, dough blade, adjustable slicing disc, reversible shredding disc
5 attachments: 2 'S' blades, dough blade, adjustable slicing disc, reversible shredding disc
3 attachments: 'S' blade, 4 mm slicing disc and 2mm shredding disc
Large Tube
5.75" x 3"
5.25" x 2.5"
6" x 2.75"
Small Tubes
3" x 2"
medium (3" x 2") and small circular(1.5")
2.25" circular
Cord Storage
Yes
No
no
BPA-Free Plastic
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
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