Excerpt: This is a sensible blender for the amount of money spent. It does not leave chunks, it blends evenly and smoothly.Blending PowerWonderful blending power for the price. I use this every morning to make banana and strawberry smoothies and it is such a life savor.
Excerpt: My husband and I needed a new blender because our cheap twenty dollar one had broken. I am the kind of girl who does a lot of research before she buys anything, so I started looking around and reading reviews on blenders.
Excerpt: I don't know if I have this exact model, but I was given a Braun five speed blender for my wedding over ten years ago and it is still going strong! It has five speeds including a pulse button. It is so simple to use. I use mine at least weekly and have been since I received it over ten years ago.
Summary: As one other reviewer said, at first I had challenges with this blender when making frozen fruit smoothies. It seemed I was always using a spoon to push more of the fruit down towards the blades.
Summary: This blender works great but I had the same problem others reported. After about 6 months of using the blender to make smoothies, the white plastic "teeth" on the blade assembly started breaking off.
Summary: We got this blender because of the Consumer Reports rating, and the reviews that said it was powerful. It is! Can mix up ice or ice cream easily. Overall has a high quality feel to it. Not too many speeds, but that's fine - who needs seven or eight?
Summary: My blender lasted several months before breaking. The plastic gear teeth on the bottom of the jar broke while crushing ice. I noticed Consumer Reports Magazine revised their article to reflect the broken teeth complaint.
Great power for making smoothies...no longevity in parts
1 August 2003
Summary: I had done quite a bit of research before buying this blender to make smoothies. I guess I should have listened to the online comments. While Consumer Reports rates this blender as a best buy for powerfully blending smoothies and a great price around ..there is a problem.
Very powerful and fast blender, one minor complaint
pm444 "pm444", Amazon
20 January 2002
Summary: I had an old Osterizer blender with 12 push-buttons, none of which matched the speed of this Braun powerhouse. I bought this to make protein shakes, which includes crushing a couple ice cubes, and so far, it has produced uniformly smooth shakes, with no lumps of unblended powder or pieces of...
Summary: hab den Mixer jetzt schon über ein Jahr lang im gebrauch, bis jetzt hält er sich super! es stimmt leider, dass er vor allem am Anfang etwas komisch nach Motoröl oder so riecht, wenn man ihn benutzt, aber der Geruch verliert sich mit der zeit immer mehr und so schlimm wars jetzt wirklich auch nicht.