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Price $400 List$500 List
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$379.87 at Amazon
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Pros Large open-top bowl, light weight, powerfulPowerful motor, simplistic design, large capacity bowl, planetary mixingPowerful motor, simplistic design, sturdy platformPowerful, affordable, easy to useCompact, ample power, good kneading action
Cons Limited speed settings, lots of plastic parts, secondary motorBulky, heavy, expensiveTilt-head impeeds bowl access, Medicore whipping actionPoor whipping action, requires bowl scrapingLimited volume, so-so whipping action
Bottom Line A unique mixer that offers features for a wide range of culinary applicationsA 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 budgetThis standing mixer is a miniature of the classic KitchenAid tilt-head design, but the decrease in size comes at an increase in cost
Rating Categories Universal Plus... 6-Qt. Professional... Artisan Classic Plus KSM75WH KitchenAid Artisan...
Mixing (30%)
8
8
8
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7
Ease Of Use (30%)
7
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7
Whipping (25%)
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Kneading (15%)
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Specs Universal Plus... 6-Qt. Professional... Artisan Classic Plus KSM75WH KitchenAid Artisan...
Head Type N/A Fixed Tilt Tilt Tilt
Bowl Capacity 6.5 quart 6 quart 5 quart 4.5 quart 3.5 quart
Standard Attachments Wire whips and dough hook Wire whip, flat beater, spiral dough hook Wire whip, dough hook, flat beater Wire whip, dough hook, flat beater, Wire whip, flat beater, dough hook
Motor (watts) 800-watt 575-watt 325-watt 275-watt 250-watt
Mixing Action Kneading and triplicate whip Planetary Planetary Planetary Planetary
Number of Speeds 4 (plus pulse) 10 10 10 10
Attachment Port yes yes yes yes yes
Timer no no no no no
Measured Dimensions (L x W x H) 12" x 15" x 10.5" 14.5" x 11.25" x 16" 13.25" x 8.75" x 13.5" 14.5" x 10.75" x 14.25" 12.25" x 7.75" x 12"
Measured Weight 13lbs. 8oz. 26lbs. 1oz. 22lbs. 13oz. 22lbs. 13oz. 17lbs. 1oz.
Warranty limited 1-year 1-year 1-year 1-year 1-year
Color Options 2 22 46 2 10
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