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Black+Decker Fusion Blade Digital BL1820SG-P blender

This Black+Decker

  • 700 watt blender was good in overall performance, and has
  • touchbutton controls
  • glass jar
  • removable blade
  • 6 cup capacity
  • 4 claimed speeds
  • and a personal blender attachment
  • a 2 yr warranty.

About

The Black+Decker Fusion Blade Digital BL1820SG-P is part of the Blender test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Blender models like the Fusion Blade Digital BL1820SG-P are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Icy drinks (Smoothies): Smoothness and thickness of non-alcholic pina coladas are determined using assorted size sieves. Blenders that do well for icy drinks also do well for smoothies.

Convenience: Judgements on ease of cleaning and replacing blade; clarity of controls and jar markings; pouring ease; and jar balance, etc.

Puree: How well the blender pureed soup.

Features

Personal blender attachment Personal blender attachment A smaller blender jar/cup with own blade assembly. The performance of the personal blender can be found in the Personal Blenders category
Yes
Accessories Accessories Additional items either found in box or on the model.
None

Specs

Glass jar Glass jar Heavy and stable, can be put in the dishwasher, and don't get cloudy or stained.
Yes
Plastic jar Plastic jar Lighter and easier to handle than glass, but that makes them more likely to wobble or tip over.
No
Stainless-steel jar Stainless-steel jar Stylish, sturdy, lighter than glass, and often dishwasher-safe, but you can't see the contents.
No
Wattage Wattage How many watts each blender is. Some were converted from horse power or amps to watts.
700
Capacity Capacity Capacity of the blender jar in cups
6
Speeds Speeds The number of speed settings the model has.
4
Pulse Pulse Identifies that the blender has a pulse feature, which provides the user with greater control during use and prevents overblending.
Yes
Removable blade Removable blade A blade that can be removed makes cleaning easier.
Yes
Controls Controls Indicates the type of controls the blender has.
Touchbutton
Jar weight (lbs.) Jar weight Weight of the jar and lid.
4.1
Height (in.) Height The height of the blender.
17
Dimensions (in.) Dimensions The footprint of the blender
8.4 x 6.5