Customer Reviews

227
4.2 out of 5 stars
KitchenAid KHB100OB Hand Blender, Onyx Black
Color: Onyx BlackChange
Price:$39.00 - $61.13
Your rating(Clear)Rate this item


There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.

Showing 1-10 of 23 reviews(1 star)show all reviews
57 of 59 people found the following review helpful
on November 23, 2010
I have just used my KitcheAid hand blender for the second time to blend some soup having purchased it a couple of weeks ago. Whilst eating it, I realized there were some odd pieces floating in it! I picked them out thinking that, somehow, they were from a can of tomatoes I'd used. I looked at the pieces more closely and determined that they looked like pieces of plastic. Afterwards, whilst I was cleaning the hand blender, I noticed that there was a plastic disc above the cutting blades, which had pieces missing from it! When I examined the blender more closely, each time I pushed the plastic disc up, it just kept falling down on the blade area each time. I'm pretty disappointed with this product. No way should this have happened. What if someone had used it to blend a meal for a young child or baby and not noticed that pieces had broken off the disc - one or two of them were quite large and could easily cause a child to choke. The first time I used it, I thought it did a great job of blending but after this experience I can't give the product a rating as it is clearly badly designed. I am returning it for a full refund.
22 commentsWas this review helpful to you?YesNoSending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
36 of 36 people found the following review helpful
on September 26, 2010
I've bought two of these. Both wore out fast despite light use. The same part failed both times - the plastic socket that connects the blade to the motor. The plastic used isn't strong enough; the socket gets stripped so that the motor spins without turning the blade. Maybe it deserved two stars instead of one, because until it breaks, it's good -- easy to clean and effective. If KitchenAid had cared enough to answer my e-mail about it, I'd have bumped it up a notch.
11 commentWas this review helpful to you?YesNoSending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
25 of 26 people found the following review helpful
on December 8, 2010
The rubber around the blade came off into my soup. It actually shredded itself into my soup. We didn't realize this into we were well into eating the soup. We ate lots of little pieces of grey rubber. This happened only the second time I used this blender. This is a defective and terrible product.
0CommentWas this review helpful to you?YesNoSending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
30 of 33 people found the following review helpful
on December 31, 2009
Pro: liquifies cooked food very well.
Con: heavy, has a short cord

Last straw: the rubber seal around the blade shaft came loose and allows food to get in underneath. Its impossible to clean now so I can't use it, even though it is still working. I've only had it a year or so.

I will not be buying a KitchenAid replacement.
44 commentsWas this review helpful to you?YesNoSending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
on March 31, 2011
It was a great product to prepare food for my baby (I haven't used it that much except for blending some boiled veggies 1-2 times day). BUT it stopped working in 40 days. I can't return also as Amazon's return policy is only for 30 days.
11 commentWas this review helpful to you?YesNoSending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
16 of 18 people found the following review helpful
on February 4, 2011
Terrible. Gunk gets stuck in the shaft, you can't clean it. But it comes out in your food. I had to throw mine out.
0CommentWas this review helpful to you?YesNoSending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
on August 4, 2011
Initially, I was very happy with the KitchenAid Hand Blender. I used it almost daily to make a fruit smoothie without ice. I kept it at a medium setting and it worked without any problems for about four months. Then without warning, it stopped working. I rechecked the reviews on Amazon and after inspection, I believe whatever connected the motor to the blending mechanism had either broken or worn off. There are a number of reviews which state the same problem. Basically the motor still works, but the blades won't turn. This turned out to be a piece of junk and I'm not sure I would trust buying another KitchenAid small appliance again.
0CommentWas this review helpful to you?YesNoSending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
on October 23, 2011
I had the same problem that other people had. The plastic disk that sits under the blade came loose and interferes with the chopping process. The result is tiny bits of grey plastic in my food. If that weren't disgusting enough, the disk is impossible to clean underneath. I was very pleased with this product until this happened. It doesn't take up much room, and it is easier to clean by hand than a regular blender, which are both amazing features. But this development means that mine is going in the trash. How disappointing.
11 commentWas this review helpful to you?YesNoSending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
on January 14, 2012
I purchased this item upon recommendation by "Men's Journal," both for price and durability. What a joke! The first one I received broke down the 2nd time I used it. And the replacement lasted only 3-4 months (I used it just 2-3 times per week). This item "appears" to be well made . . . it's quite heavy to heft. But it turns out to be just another pile of junk. Don't waste your money!
0CommentWas this review helpful to you?YesNoSending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
on November 30, 2010
There is a plastic disc separating the blade from the shaft of the attachment. After several uses the plastic disc falls down and gets chopped up by the blade as you are blending. There were chunks of plastic all over the last batch of soup that I blended.
11 commentWas this review helpful to you?YesNoSending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Questions? Get fast answers from reviewers

Please make sure that you've entered a valid question. You can edit your question or post anyway.
Please enter a question.

Send us feedback

How can we make Amazon Customer Reviews better for you?
Let us know here.

Your Recently Viewed Items and Featured Recommendations 
 

After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in.