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KitchenAid - KHM512WH 5-Speed Hand Mixer - White-Angle_Standard

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 1392 reviews

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  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    What I expected...

    Posted
    Brian973

    Vowed to never buy another KA product after several problems with 3 out of 4 major appliances I bought from them. But, I had a gift card and this mixer was on sale, looked nice, good reviews, so I caved. Not surprisingly, underwhelmed is my best description, it's adequate at best. It's rated at .6 Amps, which is about 72 watts. My cheapy Toastmaster rates at 120 watts so the KA won't wow you with extraordinary power. The design is nice enough but again, being KA I guess, the decal surrounding the mixer was misplaced and bubbled out right in the front and center. I'll use it for very light hand mixer work and won't be surprised if it burns out after some months of consistent use. If you're looking for a real workhorse hand mixer pass on this, or buy it for the kids to use as their first mixer.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love it!

    Posted
    Mena
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    I’ve always spent from $5-$10 on my hand mixers. I had a stand mixer and didn’t see the point in spending more than that. They all said to have the same amount of speeds. They didn’t last more than a year or 2, because I used them tons, but worth the little money spent. Well, I bought this one, same amount of speeds as my old one I burnt, but let me tell you, the speeds are for real. Lol. When you hangs the speed, the speed changes. With the cheap ones, the speed changes when you go from1 to 4, but 1 is the same as 2 and 3. Not with this ones. It’s awesome. The only thing I would change, my cheap one cake with a plastic case to store the whisks and the mixer.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    great and attractive product

    Posted
    charbren
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    smooth and shiny and love the color . Works great yet simple assembly. IT is fun to use. Makes mixing effortless. Sound vibration is very inviting in the kitchen. Easy to hold on to. The bright colors that comes in the Kitchen Aid mixers are beautiful- my favorite is that bright green color- almost like a lime green color. I like that color and also the red (Empire) red. Back in the day, mixers mostly or only came in the color white, or silver. Now they come in a wide array of colors thanks to Kitchen Aid. I am enjoying my little mixer. Thank you.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great color & feel

    Posted
    Anonymous
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    I love the color and the feel of this mixer. It is easy to assemble and clean. I use my hand mixer for easy household baking (cakes, muffins, frosting, etc) and this is perfect for that. The sound is so much quieter than my old mixer that I had to shut it off and turn it on several times to make sure the beaters were working. . . they were, I was just so surprised it made little noise. It has five speeds and the top speed doesn't go very fast. I haven't tried, but I have doubts about being able to fluff egg whites with this machine. I could just be skeptical because this mixer is so quiet.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Stocking Stuffer for my Daughter

    Posted
    Mickey
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    My daughter had to borrow our hand mixer for Thanksgiving, either she couldn't find hers, or it quit working. BB had a sale on the Kitchen Aid so I thought that it would be a good Stocking Stuffer gift that she would be able to get some use from. She loves it. She generally uses her big counter top mixer, but there are times when all you need is a small, easy to use and clean appliance and this fits the bill. I did choose the better, more expensive version. It had a few more bells and whistles and I felt that it would last longer and preform better than the cheaper one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Not So Great

    Posted
    Katty30
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    Bought in Middle of November of 2017 used for the second time on Christmas Eve and it completely shut down in the middle of making dinner for our party and would not work again. No matter what we tried the hand mixer would not turn back on. So Far a waste of $40. Very disappointed in this purchase. Have to contact Best Buy to see what can be done. KitchenAid usually makes a great product however this one seems to be either a lemon or poorly made. That said the color was nice.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Light weight but powerful mixer

    Posted
    jailer2005
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    I had a very inexpensive hand mixer and decided to upgrade. After reading the reviews I choose the Kitchen Aid plus it matched my Kitchen Aid stand mixer. I was surprised at how light the hand mixer felt when I took it out of the box. After the first use, what a difference! It has the power to mix heavier dough and also to whip egg whites. The beaters are east to clean due to the wires not being so close together and batter stays in the pan and not all over the beaters. I am very pleased with my Kitchen Aid hand mixer

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Stay with the best

    Posted
    TinaVer57
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    I had one of these little mixers for YEARS...finally met it's end. It didn't stop working...it worked fine...it just wouldn't stop....unless you pulled the plug. To keep things safe in my kitchen I knew I had to get another....but which one? After comparing brands and features I stuck with Kitchenaide….have many of their products and they all are awesome! Wish it came in black (but they do have a pretty blue) My stand mixer is also white so....guess that's ok.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Lightweight, Quiet & Does the Job

    Posted
    MandM
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    Although this mixer has only 5 speeds, it is quite efficient and does the job. The first time I used it, I whipped up heavy batter with ease. This mixer is capable of all projects for the home kitchen. On its highest setting, the noise is not at all loud; it would be the equivalent of level 2 on a cheaper mixer. This mixer is very light for its output. I love the Turbo beaters because it does not waste a lot of batter when ejected. Overall, this mixer is excellent and very easy to clean. Since this is a Kitchen-Aid product, I know that it is engineered right and will last a long time.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Attractive, reliable hand mixer

    Posted
    CaptainHero
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    We have a Kitchenaid Pro 600 stand mixer in our kitchen but often it is more convenient to use a hand mixer for smaller jobs. This KitchenAid 5-speed hand mixer is attractively styled in Onyx black and chrome, which goes well with our kitcen appliances and decor. It is also easy to use and clean up, and takes up much less space than a stand mixer, which might make it a great option for those with smaller kitchens. We still use our 6-quart stand mixer for the larger and heavier jobs like cookie dough, but this hand mixer is great for the lighter work.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great mixer

    Posted
    Ireview
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    This mixer is amazing! It’s’ very powerful but has a good slow speed too, which many hand mixer don’t. I didn’t have any trouble at all mixing up a batch of stiff cookie dough. I was concerned about the beaters because they didn’t look thick and strong like the ones I’ve used in the past, but they worked great! Also, I found this mixer at a lower price somewhere else and didn’t have any problem getting Best Buy to price match and it arrived promptly. I hope to get many years of good use out of it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Red Mixer

    Posted
    Kellysbaldhead
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    I needed a mixer that was as powerful as a jack hammer, and could keep up w my style of cooking. The mixers of the past couldn’t keep up, and burned up, when I was always in the middle of baking! After a lot of consideration, I bought this mixer and haven’t been disappointed since! The mashed patatos are as smooth as silk, and my cookies/cakes are mixed to perfection! This little gem deserves a try, and is worth every penny!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Messy and lacking power

    Posted
    midorilove

    This is my 2nd hand mixer and the first one I bought was a super cheap $7 mixer that I loved from target but had to replace because I wanted an upgrade. Went to best buy to get a "better" mixer and picked up this red kitchen aid in hopes that a name brand would work much better than my cheap mixer. DISLIKES: the speeds are not very fast and does not have much power to it. when I was trying to make whipped cream with whipping cream it splashes the liquid EVERYWHERE! LIKES: aesthetically it looks great.. but it does not fulfill its purpose

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice hand mixer

    Posted
    DeeN
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    Bought this to replace a very old hand mixer that was not functioning well anymore. I was reluctant at first when I saw the beater. They did not look that sturdy and I was not sure how well they would work. I was very surprised the first time that I used them and found the beaters to work very well. The mixer is fairly quiet compared to my old one. The different speeds work well. I was very surprised how well this hand mixer worked for the price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best ever electric hand mixer

    Posted
    lovebestbuy
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    I bought the KitchenAid electric hand mixer on the recommendation of our Best Buy tech. It is the quietest and most powerful mixer I have ever owned. I can make whipped cream in seconds. I was used to my 25 year old Sunbeam electric hand mixer which still works but the difference in power, quietness and speed is like night and day. I won't be using the old one again.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    No "mixed" feelings with this product !!

    Posted
    PawPawMike
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    No "mixed" feelings with this product because it is a "great" mixer. My wife and I make and decorate gingerbread houses at Christmas time. We use the mixer to whip up Royal Icing which is used to decorate and hold the gingerbread pieces together. The mixer is very well made and the motor is powerful enough to handle any hand mixing venture. We chose the red color because its used mainly at Christmas time. If a hand mixer is what you need, this is a very good choice.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    No Power

    Posted
    CeeBee
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    I know KitchenAid is a primo brand so I bought the mixer. When I used it I was glad my batter was normal cookie batter because it barely handled that. There was no power to it at all. The box does not tell you the wattage and they want to "sell" you that they don't list if for some reason or another - I really don't remember. Anyway I bought it without know wattage and was very disappointed and took it back!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    It mixes

    Posted
    BenRN
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    I never thought I’d write a review for a hand mixer....but as far as hand mixers go. This one is much quieter than expected. It does the job (I bought it to shred cooked chicken) very well. I’ve used it a handful of times as we do a lot of cooking in an instant pot and you can quickly shred meats with this little fella.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Powerful and Quiet

    Posted
    didntwork
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    Not that I do a lot of midnight baking but this item has a very quiet motor yet is very powerful. I did not want the newer model because it has digital features that I do not think are needed. The speed slider to switch between speeds is ideal rather than having to press a button which is the design on the newer version of this machine. I purchased the RED and it is beautiful!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love this mixer!

    Posted
    Hazelpenguin
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    I got this hand mixer on sale for 39.99. It is much quieter than my previous hand mixer. I adore the color Crystal Blue. It was hard to decide since Kitchenaid has so many gorgeous colors now. I might have opted for the 7 speed if I could compare them side by side, but the price was just right for this.

    I would recommend this to a friend