Updated 11 Oct 2017

Cuisinart

Precision Master Stand Mixer

Snapshot: The Cuisinart Precision Master Stand Mixer has a 5.2L bowl and comes with dough hooks. How well does it beat, mix and knead?

Precision Master Stand Mixer
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$700

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Test results

Overall score
82
Performance
?/10
Beating egg whites
?/10
Mixing cake batter
?/10
Kneading dough
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent results for performance.
  • Good for ease of use.
  • Controls easy to use.
  • Mixing guide on unit for each attachment.
  • Speeds are graded according to their purpose (eg: folding and kneading).
  • Components are dishwasher safe.
  • Pouring shield and splash guard supplied.

But

  • The motor head is very heavy and isn’t spring loaded (so you need to hold the head when lifting and lowering
  • The bowl has a small base area and can be unstable when placed on bench.
  • There are some cracks and crevices on exterior where dirt can accumulate.
  • The Mixer head jolts when mixing a heavy load.
  • No eject button to remove beater, twist and unlock from position, hand can get covered in mixture.
  • No scraper beater.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Beating egg whites (20 percent)
  • Mixing cake batter (20 percent)
  • Kneading dough (20 percent)
  • Ease of use (40 percent)

Key data

Model

Avg price
$700
Type
Benchtop

Specifications

Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
36 x 37 x 28
Noise (dBA)
71
Weight (kg)
9.5
Wattage (W)
500
Number of speeds
12
Bowl capacity (L)
5.2
Bowl type
Stainless steel
Mixer construction
Die-cast metal

Features

Whisk
Yes
Dough hooks
Yes
Beater
Yes
Splashguard
Yes
Pulse option
No
Bowl lock
Yes
Dishwasher-safe bowl
Yes
Boost/turbo option
No

More Info

Notes
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Availability
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