Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Food Processors: Compare


Report Card Grade
Product Grade
Product Grade
Product Grade
Our Awards
Overall Score
93%
78%
70%
Date Reviewed
January 2016
January 2016
January 2016
Pros
excellent performance; 25-year warranty; 8 attachments; blade storage; wide feeder tube; large and small work bowls; timer; good customer service
"ExactSlice" system; easy to clean; small work bowl; versatile
relatively inexpensive; good performance with chopping, mixing, and slicing; continuous processing through large feed tube
Cons
expensive; heavy base; difficult to clean; poor emulsifying capability
Stiff buttons; lightweight; need both hands to operate; lid occasionally challenging
motor not strong enough for heavier jobs; large feeder tube is poorly designed & hard to clean
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 and 2.5
11
14
Liquid Capacity (cups)
5
3
3.75
Price
$399.99
$199.99
$79.99
Warranty
25-year motor warranty; 1-year limited warranty on unit
1-year full warranty
1-year limited warranty
Product Depth
10.25"
10.17"
9"
Product Height
17.75"
16"
17"
Product Width
8"
10"
9"
Motor Power (watts)
1,200
360
525
Base Weight (our measurement)
15.4 lbs
5.4 lbs
4.6 lbs
Control Panel
Touchpad
Touchpad
Knob
Speed Settings
Continuous and Pulse
Off, Low, High, and Pulse
Pulse, 0, 1, 2, 3
Attachments
8 attachments: 2 'S' blades, dough blade, adjustable slicing disc, reversible shredding disc, julienne disc, French fry disc, and whisking/emulsifying disc
5 attachments: 2 'S' blades, dough blade, adjustable slicing disc, reversible shredding disc
3 attachments: 'S' blade, reversible shredding/slicing disc and French Fry disc
Large Tube
5.75" x 3"
5.25" x 2.5"
5" x 3"
Small Tubes
2" circular
medium (3" x 2") and small circular(1.5")
2.5" circular
Cord Storage
Yes
No
Yes
BPA-Free Plastic
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
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