Updated 22 Dec 2016

LexSun

Standard MK2 Juicer

Snapshot: The LexSun Standard MK2 Juicer is a cold-press juicer with 1 speed plus reverse and an external pulp container. How well does it juice and is it easy to clean?

Standard MK2 Juicer
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$499

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Test results

Overall score
66
Juicing
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Very good results for orange juice.
  • Excellent results for apple juice.
  • Good results for green leafy juice.
  • Easy to assemble and take apart.
  • Small detachable parts fit easily in the sink for cleaning.
  • Some parts dishwasher safe.
  • Has cleaning brush.
  • Has puree, mincing, noodle and pasta attachments.
  • Has sieve to separate pulp.

But

  • Just OK results for carrot juice.
  • Very narrow chute size so produce needs to be cut into small pieces.
  • Juice can drip from the spout.
  • Juice can come back up the spout when juicing oranges.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Juicing (30%)
Ease of use (70%)

We processed a kilogram each of carrots, apples and oranges — and a “green leafy” combination of spinach, kiwifruit, pear, cucumber, mint and celery. We measured the quantity of juice produced and checked its texture and consistency. If a juicer claimed to be able to make smoothies, we made a banana, pineapple, mango and strawberry smoothie. The smoothie score doesn’t contribute to the juicing score.

We assessed how easy and safe it was to “feed” the juicer, assemble and take apart, collect the juice, remove the pulp, and clean the juicer. We also checked whether juice dripped out of the spout after processing, and whether there was any splashing or leaking while juicing. We also measured how noisy the juicers are but this doesn’t contribute to the overall score.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$499
Type
Cold-press

Specifications

Average juicing time (min:sec)
5:28
Noise level (dBA)
46
Weight (kg)
5.4
Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
31 x 20 x 40
Jug capacity (ml)
1000
Pulp container (inside/outside)
External

Features

Dishwasher safe
Yes
Number of speeds
1 plus reverse.

More Info

Notes
Lifetime motor warranty, 5-year parts warranty.