Updated 12 May 2017

Breville

The Kinetix Control BBL605

Snapshot: The Breville the Kinetix Control BBL605 benchtop blender has 5 speeds and comes with a plastic jug. How does it rate?

The Kinetix Control BBL605
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$349

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Test results

Overall score
93
Ease of use
?/10
Crushing ice
?/10
Chopping carrots
?/10
Pureeing soft food
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent results in our soup-pureeing test.
  • Excellent results in our ice-crushing test.
  • Excellent results in our carrot-chopping test.
  • Controls are very easy to use.
  • Lightweight plastic jug.
  • Lid is easy to remove.
  • Lid has a loop for easy lifting.
  • Jug can be placed on the unit in any position.
  • Has pre-programmed functions such as smoothie and puree.

But

  • Blades aren’t removable.
  • Jug is plastic (so can stain).

How we test

Overall score includes:

Pureeing, crushing, chopping, green smoothie, blending kale (60%) – regular blenders.
Pureeing, crushing, chopping, green smoothie, blending kale, nut butter, sorbet (60%) – super blenders.
Ease of use (40%)

For our tests we pureed soft frozen fruit (some older models pureed soup), crushed ice and chopped carrots. We made a green smoothie (a combination of English spinach, pear, kiwifruit, cucumber, mint, celery and water) and blended kale. For super blenders we also made nut butter, sorbet from frozen fruit, dough and almond meal, and grated parmesan. In the latest batch of super blenders we made hot soup from raw ingredients. The dough, parmesan, dry milling and soup scores don’t contribute to the overall score.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$349
Type
Benchtop blender

More test results (/10)

Blending kale
-
Nut butter
-
Sorbet
-
Dough
-
Parmesan cheese
-
Raw soup
-
Dry milling
-

Specifications

H x W x D (cm)
44 x 17 x 20
Noise (dB)
-
Watts (W)
1200
Blender weight (kg)
4.0
Jug weight (kg)
1.0
Jug capacity (L)
1.50

Features

Blender construction
Metal
Jug construction
Plastic
Number of speeds
5 - also has specific “task” buttons (such as smoothie, soup, ice crush)
Cord storage
yes
Pulse option
yes
Removable blade
no

More Info

Notes
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Availability
-

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