Vitamix 1782 TurboBlend, 2-Speed
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- Super-efficient 2 peak horsepower motor
- Oversize, 64-ounce container
- Locking lid design for easy removal
- Patented tamper tool for processing thick ingredients and to prevent air pockets from forming
- Full color recipe book with over 160 recipes
- This machine runs on 120 volts
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Turbo Blend 2 Speed
With a powerful motor, intuitive High/Low control, and hardened, stainless-steel blade, the TurboBlend Two Speed efficiently processes whole fruits and vegetables with predictable consistency. Paired with Recipes for the TurboBlend Two Speed, this package makes it easy to add fresh, all-natural ingredients to your daily menus.
- Create smoothies, hot soups, and frozen desserts in a single machine
- 64-ounce container is perfect for family meals and entertaining
- Includes spiral-bound cookbook filled with chef-tested recipe
Your machine is designed and built for outstanding performance and unsurpassed durability. When purchasing a Vitamix blender, you'll enjoy:
- Commercial-grade, powerful, 2-peak horsepower motor that propels blades up to 240 mph to blend the toughest ingredients
- Easy-to-use equipment paired with extreme versatility
- The ability to chop, cream, blend, heat, grind, churn and more, with a single machine
- Quick and easy self-cleaning with a drop of dish soap and warm water; just run on High for 30 seconds
- 5-year full warranty
- Ongoing recipe ideas and community support
In the Box
Recipes for the TurboBlend Two Speed includes easy, delicious recipes that you can prepare in minutes.
The Tamper is included to help you process thick mixtures like peanut butter and frozen desserts. It fits securely into the 64-ounce container with a special collar and tapered design to prevent it from hitting the blades.
- 20.5 in tall (with container in place)
- 8.75 in deep
- 7.25 in wide
- 10 lb 9-ounce
- cord length: 6 ft
Vitamix Blender Base
- 2-peak HP motor
- 120 volt, 50-60 Hz 11.5 amps (North America)
- Radial cooling fan and thermal protection system
Vitamix 64-ounce Container
- Height: 13.4 in
- 64-ounce rated capacity
- BPA-free Eastman Tritan copolyester
- Blades: Laser-cut, stainless-steel hammermill and cutting blades measuring 3-in diameter to ensure a consistent blend every time
- Spill-proof vented lid with plug for safely adding ingredients while machine is running
- Tamper with collar to prevent tool from hitting the blades
Vitamix warrants to the owner that if this Machine (a "Machine" consists of a motor blender base and any containers purchased together) fails within 5 years from the date of purchase due to a defect in material or workmanship or as a result of normal wear and tear from ordinary household use, Vitamix will, within 30 days of receipt of the returned product, repair the failed Machine or component part of the Machine free of charge.
If, in Vitamix's sole discretion, the failed Machine or component part of the Machine cannot be repaired, Vitamix will elect to either (A) replace the Machine free of charge or (B) refund the full purchase price to the owner, unless Vitamix receives prior written notice of the owner's preference.
Family-owned and operated since 1921, Vitamix is an industry leader in high-performance blending technology, providing the highest-quality blending equipment to consumers and the foodservice industry in more than 80 countries throughout the world. Every Vitamix product is built by at our world headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio using a strategic selection of only the finest premium materials. As a result, Vitamix is continually recognized by leading consumer magazines and award organizations for its cutting-edge product innovation.
Vitamix is trusted by more professional chefs and major chain restaurants than any other brand to create a variety of fresh, flavorful dishes from whole-food ingredients. Besides preparing breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the machine can be used to quickly prepare frozen drinks, smoothies, nut butters, frozen desserts, dips, and salsas for everyday life and weekend entertaining.
Top Customer Reviews
I decided to go ahead and spring for a VitaMix, and I saw that this newer model was available. Yes, it's pricey, but you can apply for an Amazon Store Card, and on a purchase this expensive there is a six-month interest-free option, so that makes buying one manageable for lots of people, including me. That's exactly how I paid for it.
It's a very powerful machine, it has a new lid on the jar which is more snug fitting. Not as noisy as my last blender, which was a real banshee screamer. The only thing I might criticize is the recipe book that comes with the unit is focused on fruity, sweet drinks. Well, that's fine, we all love that stuff, but the machine can do much more than make frappucinos.Read more ›
The plastic container quickly changed from smooth and shiny to an ugly grey, scratched up interior. I have my Vitamix sitting on the bar right across my fridge for easy accessibility. Now I 'hide' the container beside the base, because it looks gross.
I remember seeing these Vitamixes in professional smoothie places and used to wonder 'don't they ever clean these containers?' now I know they did but there's nothing they can do about it - once that shiny newness is gone that's it. And did any of that rub off and go into my smoothies? I wonder..... Seems to me Vitamix could make a glass container and we wouldn't have that problem. But maybe there's a down side to glass I'm not aware of.
IMPORTANT UPDATE as of 8/27/2012
Thanks to all for your comments. I still use my Vitamix at least once a day and it is now time for me TO SET THE RECORD STRAIGHT as I have found THE perfect way to clean the container - not according to the Vitamix instructions which says to use 2 drops liquid dish detergent and warm water - but using the directions from this wonderful website which I found during a google search looking for a better way to clean the Vitamix - and folks it works....my container is now shiny and clean almost like it was brand new.
The secret ingredients are vinegar and baking soda mixed with warm/hot water. It's the fizzing action that does the trick!!!!
The simple directions are on the website. I only do mine about once a week and still get excellent results.
This TurboBlend only has high/low settings and the older style tall pitcher. It works well & is all you really *need*.
Costco has the 5200 with variable speed for only $375. Comes w/ cookbook & DVD. Variable speed is great for manipulating recipes like salsas and hummus where you need a bit more than low, but not full blast.
Vitamix' site offers certified reconditioned units, all have variable speed adjustment. Just click, 'Specials'. They only have a limited amount available every month or so. The Professional 500 unit also has presets for frozen deserts, smoothies & hot soups. The next generation Professional 300 (aka Professional 7500) has the shorter (but same size) pitcher that will fit under your cabinets, has a bigger blade & base which sucks down food more easily, it's easier to clean, has a better ventilated motor & runs more quietly. Neither is over $400.
Consider your options. They're all wonderful work horse machines, but peck around for the best deal/unit for you. You can get a lot more for your money at Costco or on Vitamix' site.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I bought this as a gift for my mom a while back, and she loves it. It's still in great condition and she uses it almost every day.Published 8 days ago by S.A.
Great mixer but I do not recommend any model without the speed dial. Only hi and low is not enough and even starting on low will throw liquids straight up, come through the CLOSED... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Michelle
No other blender can beat the Vitamix. Excellent value for money.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Excellent Service. Excellent Product. Higly Recommended. This is REALLY the best !!! Well worth the investment.Published 1 month ago by Ashtabula
Broke after three years. I had bought it because all the top chefs (especially the healthy food proponents) kept raving about it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Marj
I can't tell you what a dream this is. I tried a Blendtec last year (refurbished) and had to send back twice. It would "walk" all over the counter. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Hadassah Geraci
Pricey? Yes. It took me a long time to pull the trigger and buy a Vitamix, solely due to the cost. Now that I have one it is well worth the cost. Read morePublished 5 months ago by tacchad
Expensive but works great. You can make almost anything with this unitPublished 5 months ago by MKP