Updated 11 Oct 2017

Sunbeam

Café Series Planetary Mixmaster Power Drive MX9500

Snapshot: The Sunbeam Café Series Planetary Mixmaster Power Drive MX9500 has a 4.5L bowl and comes with a whisk plus a scraper-beater. How well does it beat, mix and knead?

Café Series Planetary Mixmaster Power Drive MX9500
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$800

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Test results

Overall score
87
Performance
?/10
Beating egg whites
?/10
Mixing cake batter
?/10
Kneading dough
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent results in our beating (egg whites), mixing (cake batter) and kneading (dough) tests.
  • Controls are very easy to use.
  • Bowl and attachments are dishwasher safe.
  • Comes with a scraper-beater attachment.
  • Has digital display with timer. Has a splashguard.
  • Has cord storage.
  • Has spring-loaded motor head.
  • Can add optional accessories that attach to the motor of the mixer.

But

  • No eject button for removing beater (hand can get covered in mixture).

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
$800
Type
Benchtop

Specifications

Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
35 x 38 x 24
Noise (dBA)
73
Weight (kg)
8.0
Wattage (W)
1200
Number of speeds
12
Bowl capacity (L)
4.5
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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