Thread Number: 78882  /  Tag: Small Appliances
KitchenAid Professional Mixer with a DC motor
[Down to Last]

automaticwasher.org's exclusive eBay Watch:
scroll >>> for more items
Post# 1028566   3/31/2019 at 18:45 by MixGuy (St. Martinville, Louisiana)        

I am reading reviews about this mixer being available since 2015. Any members here seen or used one? I like that KitchenAid is finally offering dishwasher safe, stainless steel dough hooks, wire whips and flat beaters. A two year warranty for this commercial models seems great too.

Seeking comments from members


CLICK HERE TO GO TO MixGuy's LINK





Post# 1028715 , Reply# 1   4/2/2019 at 05:29 by askolover (South of Nash Vegas, TN)        

askolover's profile picture

I'm considering one of these myself eventually, no rush.  I've been wondering about reliability.


Post# 1028719 , Reply# 2   4/2/2019 at 06:15 by tolivac (greenville nc)        

Like the idea of the SS beater blades.BUT---The ad for the mixer says 500W but the motor hp is like 1.3----HMMMMMMM-something doesn't quite add up-500W is about 3/4Hp 1.3 would be about 1100-1200W.Guess the motor could be loaded to the high Hp but for how long before the board or motor burns out?Anyway does sound like a nice mixer-would like to see someone try one.Right now have my 1200W Viking.Its like a roto tiller in a bowel!It has the SS blades.No coating to worry about or bare aluminum to worry over if put in a dishwasher.

Post# 1028720 , Reply# 3   4/2/2019 at 06:18 by tolivac (greenville nc)        

Oh yes remember this machine is NOT Hobart-its WP.If its what the description says--could be a nice mixer.I wonder about using this as a commercial bench mixer,though.Seems like it was made for the household-residential market.

Post# 1028875 , Reply# 4   4/3/2019 at 20:10 by Stopmeister72 (Irving, TX)        
Reliability

stopmeister72's profile picture
I have 5 at school that are 2-3 years old. Two have been replaced under warranty do to a speed contol issue. It would start but turn off when going past two and sometime just stop.
Kitchenaid sent a replacement in about a day or two. Have a third one starting to act up but think it is out of warranty. Another school has the same issue with one so feel they know they have a problem. Maybe the newer ones will not. Other than that, i like them and they are much quieter that other kitchenaid models.


Post# 1029327 , Reply# 5   4/9/2019 at 00:49 by gredmondson (San Francisco, CALIFORNIA)        

gredmondson's profile picture
I bought that mixer a few months ago. I like it a lot--especially the eight quart bowl, open bowl handle, power, what looks like cast stainless steel paddle and dough hook (they are really heavy) and NSF rating. I could have gotten a refurbished one for about $200. less, and if I had to do it over again, that is what I would choose. The refurbished model does have a shorter warranty. A bowl shield is not available, and I bought a generic pouring shield on Amazon that works well.

While it was running, I had my hand on the speed control a few weeks ago, and it just stopped when it should have been running. That alarmed me, and I contacted Kitchenaid, and asked if that had been a problem. They told me that I could ask for a replacement, and they would send one out immediately. I decided not to, but I will certainly keep my eye on it.


Post# 1029427 , Reply# 6   4/10/2019 at 07:35 by askolover (South of Nash Vegas, TN)        

askolover's profile picture

I still wish I could find an Hobart N50 for a low enough price.  But going on the price alone they must be made of solid gold!





Forum Index:       Other Forums:                      



Comes to the Rescue!

The Discuss-o-Mat has stopped, buzzer is sounding!!!
If you would like to reply to this thread please log-in...

Discuss-O-MAT Log-In



New Members
Click Here To Sign Up.



                     


automaticwasher.org home
Discuss-o-Mat Forums
Vintage Brochures, Service and Owners Manuals
Fun Vintage Washer Ephemera
See It Wash!
Video Downloads
Audio Downloads
Picture of the Day
Patent of the Day
Photos of our Collections
The Old Aberdeen Farm
Vintage Service Manuals
Vintage washer/dryer/dishwasher to sell?
Technical/service questions?
Looking for Parts?
Website related questions?
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Policy
Our Privacy Policy