Thursday, August 16, 2018

Food Processors: Compare


Report Card Grade
Product Grade
Product Grade
Product Grade
Our Awards
Overall Score
93%
65%
56%
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
affordable; capable of dough; compact; easy to store
easy to clean; good at grinding nuts; inexpensive; compact; allows continuous processing through feeder tube
Cons
expensive; poor performance with whipping; difficult to clean; no cord storage; heavy
lightweight base; loud; groove in feeder tube system trapped food particles
loud; easy to over process; dull blades; limited capabilities
Functionality (30%)
Processing Quality (30%)
Ease of Set Up & Clean Up (30%)
Storage Options (10%)
Type
Full-Size
Mid-Size
Mid-Size
Capacity (cups)
16-cup and 4.5
10
8
Liquid Capacity (cups)
7.75
3.3
1.6
Price
$299.99
$59.99
$49.99
Warranty
20-year motor warranty; 3-year limited warranty on unit
1-year limited warranty
2-year limited warranty
Product Depth
15.75"
8.5"
10.7"
Product Height
20"
16.25"
15.3"
Product Width
13"
6.75"
7.5"
Motor Power (watts)
1,300
500
450
Base Weight (our measurement)
15 lbs
3.4 lbs
3.2 lbs
Control Panel
Touchpad
Buttons
Touchpad
Speed Settings
On, Off, Dough, or Pulse
Off, Slice/Shred, Mix/Knead, and Chop/Pulse
On, Off, and Pulse
Attachments
5 attachments: 2 'S' blades, dough blade, adjustable slicing disc, reversible shredding disc
3 attachments: 'S' blade, dough blade and reversible shredding/slicing disc
2 attachments: 'S' blade and reversible shredding/slicing disc
Large Tube
5.75" x 3"
4.5" x 2.5"
3" x 2"
Small Tubes
3" x 2"
2.5" x 2"
n/a
Cord Storage
Yes
Yes
Yes
BPA-Free Plastic
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
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