Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Food Processors: Compare


Report Card Grade
Product Grade
Product Grade
Product Grade
Our Awards
Overall Score
93%
70%
65%
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
relatively inexpensive; good performance with chopping, mixing, and slicing; continuous processing through large feed tube
affordable; capable of dough; compact; easy to store
Cons
expensive; heavy base; difficult to clean; poor emulsifying capability
motor not strong enough for heavier jobs; large feeder tube is poorly designed & hard to clean
lightweight base; loud; groove in feeder tube system trapped food particles
Functionality (30%)
Processing Quality (30%)
Ease of Set Up & Clean Up (30%)
Storage Options (10%)
Type
Full-Size
Full-Size
Mid-Size
Capacity (cups)
16 and 2.5
14
10
Liquid Capacity (cups)
5
3.75
3.3
Price
$399.99
$79.99
$59.99
Warranty
25-year motor warranty; 1-year limited warranty on unit
1-year limited warranty
1-year limited warranty
Product Depth
10.25"
9"
8.5"
Product Height
17.75"
17"
16.25"
Product Width
8"
9"
6.75"
Motor Power (watts)
1,200
525
500
Base Weight (our measurement)
15.4 lbs
4.6 lbs
3.4 lbs
Control Panel
Touchpad
Knob
Buttons
Speed Settings
Continuous and Pulse
Pulse, 0, 1, 2, 3
Off, Slice/Shred, Mix/Knead, and Chop/Pulse
Attachments
8 attachments: 2 'S' blades, dough blade, adjustable slicing disc, reversible shredding disc, julienne disc, French fry disc, and whisking/emulsifying disc
3 attachments: 'S' blade, reversible shredding/slicing disc and French Fry disc
3 attachments: 'S' blade, dough blade and reversible shredding/slicing disc
Large Tube
5.75" x 3"
5" x 3"
4.5" x 2.5"
Small Tubes
2" circular
2.5" circular
2.5" x 2"
Cord Storage
Yes
Yes
Yes
BPA-Free Plastic
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
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