The World's Most Intuitive Blending Machine

Blendtec is pleased to introduce the Designer Series blender. It has been engineered to bring a whole new level of beauty and functionality to the high-end blender category, without compromising the famous power and efficiency of our Total Blender Classic.

Features include:
  • Complete speed control
  • Vivid icons
  • New sleek design
  • Easy, fast cleanup
  • Versatile functionality

Blend Cycle Icons—More than Just Pretty Pictures

The touch area has illuminated, easy-to-read, universal icons that enable you to effortlessly select our signature blend cycles. These cycles are optimized to deliver great blends with a single touch.

The best-looking blender we've ever built

Get Your Control Freak On

The innovative touch slider's sensor gives you every bit of control you need. Touch anywhere on the slider to jump right to any speed, and slide your finger up and down to fine-tune your blend.

The best-looking blender we've ever built

Keep Cool, Live Longer

Blendtec's expert engineering team invented a revolutionary airflow design that keeps the blender cooler. A cooler motor means a longer life.

air intake and output
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Cleanup as Easy as 1-2-3

Every recipe ends with the dreaded cleanup. We've made cleanup amazingly simple by designing a flat, sealed touch area and a smooth motor base. A quick wipe with a damp cloth and your Blendtec is as beautiful as the day you brought it home. Plus, like all other Blendtec blenders, there's no messy tamper to fuss with while you're blending.

Easy clean up

The Swiss Army Knife of Blenders

Blendtec's Designer Series will be the most-used appliance in your kitchen because it can do the job of many appliances. It's a whole juicer, meat grinder, latte machine, bread mixer, ice cream maker, grain mill, coffee grinder, milk shake mixer, and blender.

Swis Army knife of blenders
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A Higher Standard

Higher standard

Sometimes, Less Is More

We know that even in the biggest kitchen, counter space is limited. So we carefully considered your real estate when we created the Designer Series. It fits easily under most cabinetry, and its slender design minimizes its presence while stealing the spotlight. Say good-bye to that big, old blender you stored out of sight and out of mind (and therefore didn't use very much).

fits under your cabinetry
blender height

1,560 Watts of Power

Our commercial-grade motor is the most-powerful motor available for home use. It's the only motor strong enough to drive the aggressive blade in our high-performance jars, so you don't need a messy plunger.

1560 watts of power

Finely Balanced Direct Drive

Our precision-machined socket connects directly to the motor, resulting in a finely balanced motor assembly. This feature reduces vibration and noise, a critical function with our motor speeds, and also increases reliability because the socket never needs to be replaced (unlike most other blenders).

Finely-balanced driect drive
  • Amps: 13
  • 1560 watt, 3 peak horsepower motor
  • Actual weight: 8 lbs
  • Shipping weight: 13 lbs
  • Actual dimensions: 7" wide x 15" tall x 9.25" deep
  • Shipping dimensions: 16" wide x 16" tall x 10" deep
  • Direct drive motor
  • Capacitive-touch user interface
  • Solid-state electronics
  • Finish: Black, Red, or Cream
  • 7-Year Warranty
Designer Series Certified Refurbished is rated 4.5357 out of 5 by 28.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love My BlendTec Bought this primarily to make smoothies without hassle! Had another high end brand that I had to stop every few seconds! Was such a pain. Love the settings on this - push the smoothie button and walk away. I also wanted a blender that would fit under my counter and that I could reach. This fit the bill. So easy to use - only drawback, like any well powered blender is the noise. But worth it to me to be able to blend w/out constant stopping to move food around. Easy to clean - a few drops of dish liquid, some water, and blend a few seconds. Thank you, BlendTec for making my mornings so easy!
Date published: 2014-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Seems to be great, but screwups at shipping. Took me a week to decide whether to get this one, the professional series, or a vitamix.. and i chose this designer series. After ordering i got an email apologizing for the week or more delay in shipping, but that it was on the way. It arrived VERY well packaged.. the box was smartly designed, which is good because it arrived looking like the post office played football with it. They shipped it with no lid. What a let down. I reached customer service after the weekend and they have sent me a new one, another 2 week delay of course....I feel teased, its sitting there so gorgeous and i cant use it!
Date published: 2014-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best kitchen item we own! When I first bought this, although the refurbished model saves money, I was nervous it would look like it came from a garage sale, or break quickly. Not at all! It arrived looking like it was brand spanking new, and has been an amazing add to our kitchen. We keep it out on the counter (our only appliance on the counter) so that it's easy to use on a whim. It's also very easy to clean, as you just fill 1/3 with hot water and soap... turn on high for 3 seconds and rinse. Your machine is clean in less than 2 minutes! I also love the dull blades so no getting cut when cleaning either. We use it constantly and I tell everyone what I good buy it was and how I am glad I was converted from being a die-hard Vitamix fan. The biggest pros between this and vitamix is the more powerful motor on the home model, digital button panel (it does look very nice and doesn't get dirty like knobs), and the squared jar. Vitamix is much harder to get your finished product out entirely because of the bumpy jar sides. With the blendtec wildside, you can easily scrape out every last drop of delicious homemade hummus, salsa, smoothie... with a spatula.
Date published: 2014-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Designer Series refurbished We are a Blendtec family. I sent my old Classic Blendtec (at least 9 years old) with my son this year as he left for college. I had also purchased Classics for my older son and daughter when they left home. They are both pleased with their Blendtecs and use them frequently. I decided to try the new Designer style. I've had the blender for several weeks and am very happy with it. The children still at home use our Designer Blendtec several times a day for smoothies. I am pleased with how well it blends the vegetables in my green smoothies. I'm hoping for this one to perform as well as my other Blendtec.
Date published: 2014-09-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great features We bought this in Dec, 2013, and have been very please with it. We were having problems and realized it was our fault- we were filling it too full. Really important to fill only half full!!
Date published: 2014-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great blender I bought a refurbished designer series about two months ago. I eat at least one shake a day but often two or three. This blender does an amazing job. My previous blender would leave large clumps of unblended ingredients whereas the Bledtec always creates an even blend. So far I very impressed.
Date published: 2014-06-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A true workhorse! Learning curve for advanced uses The biggest bummer is that ice cream is a bit finicky: make the mixture too thick and you'lll end up with big ice chunks. Likewise if you toss too much frozen goods in a smoothie, there's a chance that you'll get some over-sized chunks which can be a bit jarring! Apart from that, I am a huge fan of this blender. I use it for: smoothies (SO good and SO easy for this one), making nut milk & flour (coconut and almond so far), baking (small recipes, like the naan in the cookbook), hummus/purees, soup (so far just broccoli cheddar), and ice cream. Oh, and for grinding flax seeds! It's got a lot of utility, and the recipes in the cookbook are generally very good, especially to know what sort of volumes and ratios to work with. I'll admit that there are some nuances to knowing how much material, esp. frozen goods, you can work with in one batch, but the power, reliability, and durability of the machine give me confidence that once you perfect your recipes, they'lll come out the same way every time.
Date published: 2014-06-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lots of power! We really like it. Our friends have a Vitamix, and they have to use the tamper stick to push everything down into the container. You do not need to do that with the blendtec. The reconditioned unit arrived in very good condition.
Date published: 2014-06-19

Are all designer series refurbished items? Does it have automatic stop functions after cycles? (When you press icons)  

Asked by: Joy555
No, we also have the Designer 625 and Designer 725 which come new. Yes, the cycles automatically stop and there also is an icon you can press to manually stop during a cycle.
Answered by: BlendtecJess
Date published: 2014-09-25

Can I put whole vegetables in it ? ... or small cut up vegetables ? ... raw? If yes, are there any vegetables I can't put in ... Please e-mail me when you have answered ... Thank you, Darlene

Asked by: Darlene
It depends on the vegetable and what else you are putting in the blender with it but, generally, you'll want to cut it up a bit (doesn't need to be cut into small pieces).
Answered by: BlendtecJess
Date published: 2014-09-26

What is the clean-up method for the jar?  I ask, because I know a certain brand that you can just add a drop of dish soap to the blender with water and run it for a minute.

Asked by: RChar
That is the same thing you do with our jars - add 1-4 cups of warm water with a drop of liquid dish soap and pulse it for a few seconds (with the lid in place).
Answered by: BlendtecJess
Date published: 2014-09-24

I am looking for a machine that will make almond flour Almond milk  Soup Frozen deserts And green drinks Is this the machine for me? It will get used a lot can it handle it?

Asked by: hollyhair54
Yes, this blender can do all of those things at a residential level. The almond flour is a little tricky as you have to be careful not to over-blend it. If you're looking to use it for commercial reasons, then I would suggest this machine: http://www.blendtec.com/commercial/products/stealth
Answered by: BlendtecJess
Date published: 2014-09-22

What is noise level compared to the stealth? Do you have any refurbished stealth?

Asked by: Thelar
We don't have an refurbished Stealth. This blender will be louder than the Stealth, since it does not come with a sound enclosure.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2014-09-02

Does it support a 220v?

Asked by: nikieds
None of the blenders on our site support 220v. You will need to go through a dealer to purchase. If you e-mail residential@blendtec.com with the country you reside in, we can send you the proper information.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2014-09-02

What size jar comes with the designer model?

Asked by: DocB
Our larger WildSide+ jar comes with this model.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2014-08-27

On the refurbished designer blenders how many preprogrammed cycles are included?

Asked by: TomW
There are 6 preprogrammed cycles.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2014-08-27

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