Does The 610 Watt Stainless Steel Breville Blender Deliver?
Whether whipping up a sweet smoothie or perfecting a pumpkin puree, a blender is one kitchen standard that most choose not to live without. For convenience sake, keeping a blender on the counter can’t be beat and the sleek look of a stainless steel blender can add a streamlined elegance to any kitchen counter. The Breville BBL550XL Ikon 610-Watt Stainless-Steel Blender fits the bill when it comes to style, but is it a case of beauty before brains? Let’s take a closer look at how it’s performance stacks up. This Breville blender offers users 5 speeds with the convenience of pulse control, specially designed ice-crushing blades and a 610-watt motor.
The 1-1/2-liter capacity glass jar features user-friendly measurements and reportedly resists chips and scratches. This stainless steel blender comes equipped with an attractively illuminated, flush control panel for easy viewing and clean up. This is where the good news ends. More than half of the online user reviews mentioned serious problems with this blender, ranging from leaks to the more prevalent, motor burn out after just a few months. Perhaps most troubling was the common thread in the negative reviews being the lack of support from customer service.
Is a 5-speed blender with pulse control and extra-wide ice-crushing blades. Glass jar is 1-1/2-liter with easy-to-read measurement markings. Revolutionary Kinetix blade and bowl system eliminates food traps. Has a 610-watt motor; stylish stainless-steel base; dishwasher-safe parts. Heavy duty blender measures approximately 6-1/2 by 8 by 15-1/2 inches.
Reviewers have said that the blender can leaked from the bottom. Multiple reports the first production run of blender motor was bad.
So What’s The Scoop?
If you still want to give this brushed stainless steel blender a try, make sure you hang on to your receipt and take advantage of any extra warranties that may be offered. Maybe a better choice would be to check out comparable though better rated stainless steel blenders from manufacturers such as Kitchenaid and Cuisinart.