Summary: This would be a great product except for the fact that when you are pouring out the contents the lid regularly opens resulting in your smoothie going everywhere leaving you with a mess to clean-up due to a fundamental design flaw.
Summary: The plastic jug and fittings have a noticeable smell of "plastic" and it taints the liquidated juice. Have tried washing several times in the intensive cycle of the dishwasher, but the jug it still has a plastic smell.
Summary: Made a real mistake with this.....I needed to use it to roughly chop chocolate and it failed miserably. I also tried blending chickpeas and all it did was to gather in a clump at the bottom despite any liquid. I made a really bad choice and can't wait for it to break down so I can get rid of it.
Excerpt: I bought this machine to blend my babies food in when he moved onto purees. I thought it would be quite robust with it having the ability to crush ice and the pulse option. It seemed to take forever to work and was so noisey I thought it would wake the baby !
Summary: Bought July 2013 and now needs replacing Jan 2015, just 18 months later. It has solely been used very lightly to blend raw vegetables with hot water to make a purée to which is added chopped raw lamb heart (for part of our lurcher's raw diet), only about 300ml in total.