Updated 22 Mar 2019

Sunbeam

Mixmaster Compact Pro MX5950

Snapshot: The Sunbeam Mixmaster Compact Pro MX5950 hand mixer has 10 speeds and a boost/turbo option. How well does it beat and mix?

Mixmaster Compact Pro MX5950
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$159

Price comparison

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Test results

Overall score
80
Performance
?%
Beating egg whites
?%
Mixing cake batter
?%
Ease of use
?%

Good points

  • Excellent results in our beating (egg whites) test.
  • Very good results in our mixing (cake batter) test.
  • Controls are easy to use.
  • Has a boost/turbo option.
  • Attachments are dishwasher safe.
  • Motor head can be attached to a stand and used hands-free (but doesn’t give good results).
  • Easy to scrape down sides during mixing.

But

  • No pulse option.
  • Bowl is flat and wide so makes mixing difficult.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Beating egg whites (30%)
  • Mixing cake batter (30%)
  • Ease of use (40%)

Price is from a January 2019 survey.

Dimensions are measured with the mixer standing on its base.

Weight excludes beaters.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$159
Type
Hand-held

Specifications

Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
31 x 31 x 22
Noise (dBA)
71
Weight (kg)
2.9
Wattage (W)
400
Number of speeds
10
Bowl capacity (L)
3.0
Bowl type
Stainless steel
Mixer construction
Plastic

Features

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

More Info

Notes
This mixer was tested as a hand-held mixer because it doesn’t give good results with the hands-free option.