The Vitamix is a well known set of instruments used in kitchens and tents for decades as a multipurpose mixer. In this article we will be looking at the positives and the negatives of the Vitamix 5000 blender and are more or less true for other members of the family Vitamix.
The exam consists of 4 sections namely, product design and quality, operational aspects, price, and finally, after sales service. However, this review does not cover the technical aspects of food preparation and ease of use.
Product design and quality
In contrast to the market as rivals Blendtec blenders, two key characteristics of the devices in the Vitamix family can be seen as its simplicity and ease of use. The device operation panel has only three controls making it easy for users.
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High / Variable Speed Variable Speed Selector
The container 5000 Vitamix include polycarbonate material, which is known to have BPA (bisphenol A) which is soluble in organic solvents but poorly soluble in water. There is still a concern about health problems and if you’ve already purchased a Vitamix 5000 or you can buy a new or refurbished one, it’s a good idea to check and see if the existing container is made of polycarbonate or not. One option you have is to change the container to a container polycarbonate polyester, which is free of BPA, 10% harder than the old container, 10 times more resistant to damage in the dishwasher and much more chemically resistant. This machine has two containers, one for dry use and one for wet use.
The blade comes with a blender blade 4 legs hard and product users have no complaints about that. This piece can even handle ice cubes and nuts without any hassle. The blade and powerful motor 2 horsepower always admired by users. The blade is not easily removable from the top of the container and there was a complaint by customers who have difficulty getting food stuck under the blades. But with a little practice and patience, almost all foods between the blades and the bottom of the container can be obtained.
The Vitamix machine is quite large in design (20.5 “high, 7.25″ wide and 8.75 Deep “) with respect to some other good mixers on the market. But for home use that is not considered a critical issue unless you have a little space for storage. machine‘s weight is 10.7 pounds and is also much heavier than the other competitors in the market.
The Vitamix machine can be operated by an average user without much difficulty. But there are some concerns about some aspects of it. This machine is very noisy and the Vitamix company fixed that problem in the new family members. Some users complain of some vibration when in operation. In some customer feedback, there were complaints of overheating of the machine when used in hard labor.
When it comes to cleaning, the machine is designed to clean itself when operating with soap and water. The high velocity flow of water within the food container (vial) of the washing machine remaining food inside the container.
The new prices for Vitamix machines are quite high and a good alternative is to buy a refurbished machine company. Many users claim that a refurbished machines refurbished machine is very similar to a completely new machine in terms of working conditions. The good news is that these machines are priced well below the price of new product quality remains almost the same. If you are on a budget, a refurbished Vitamix may be a good option.
The after-sales service company Vitamix demonstrated as excellent by many comments from users. The company gives 30 day money back guarantee (subject to change, see the agreement when purchasing the product) and if the buyer is not satisfied, you may return the machine and get the money.
In conclusion, it is true that the Vitamix users to submit some of the previous negative aspects when reviewing the product. But when it comes to recommending a product, it is observed that almost all the users are very satisfied with the product and recommend it to others.