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Price $300 List
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Pros Compact, ample power, good kneading actionPowerful motor, simplistic design, large capacity bowl, planetary mixingPowerful motor, simplistic design, sturdy platformPowerful, affordable, easy to useLarge open-top bowl, light weight, powerful
Cons Limited volume, so-so whipping actionBulky, heavy, expensiveTilt-head impeeds bowl access, Medicore whipping actionPoor whipping action, requires bowl scrapingLimited speed settings, lots of plastic parts, secondary motor
Bottom Line This standing mixer is a miniature of the classic KitchenAid tilt-head design, but the decrease in size comes at an increase in costA powerful, effective, easy-to-use, do-it-all stand mixer that looks sharp, tooA versatile stand mixer that will exceed most cook’s requirements at a manageable priceA stand mixer that will meet most people’s needs and budgetA unique mixer that offers features for a wide range of culinary applications
Rating Categories KitchenAid Artisan... 6-Qt. Professional... Artisan Classic Plus KSM75WH Universal Plus...
Mixing (30%)
7
8
8
8
8
Ease Of Use (30%)
7
9
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8
7
Whipping (25%)
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Kneading (15%)
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Specs KitchenAid Artisan... 6-Qt. Professional... Artisan Classic Plus KSM75WH Universal Plus...
Head Type Tilt Fixed Tilt Tilt N/A
Bowl Capacity 3.5 quart 6 quart 5 quart 4.5 quart 6.5 quart
Standard Attachments Wire whip, flat beater, dough hook Wire whip, flat beater, spiral dough hook Wire whip, dough hook, flat beater Wire whip, dough hook, flat beater, Wire whips and dough hook
Motor (watts) 250-watt 575-watt 325-watt 275-watt 800-watt
Mixing Action Planetary Planetary Planetary Planetary Kneading and triplicate whip
Number of Speeds 10 10 10 10 4 (plus pulse)
Attachment Port yes yes yes yes yes
Timer no no no no no
Measured Dimensions (L x W x H) 12.25" x 7.75" x 12" 14.5" x 11.25" x 16" 13.25" x 8.75" x 13.5" 14.5" x 10.75" x 14.25" 12" x 15" x 10.5"
Measured Weight 17lbs. 1oz. 26lbs. 1oz. 22lbs. 13oz. 22lbs. 13oz. 13lbs. 8oz.
Warranty 1-year 1-year 1-year 1-year limited 1-year
Color Options 10 22 46 2 2
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