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    Cuisinart Hurricane Compact CPB-380 Personal Blender
    Hurricane Compact CPB-380 Personal
    This Cuisinart 500 watt personal blender was very good in overall performance, and has
    • dial controls
    • 2 cup capacity
    • 2 claimed speeds
    • a full size blender attachment that is not sold separately
    • and the following accessories: none.
    • dishwasher-safe
    • 3 yr warranty.
    Description
    This Cuisinart 500 watt personal blender was very good in overall performance, and has
    • dial controls
    • 2 cup capacity
    • 2 claimed speeds
    • a full size blender attachment that is not sold separately
    • and the following accessories: none.
    • dishwasher-safe
    • 3 yr warranty.

    Ratings Scorecard

    Survey Results

    Predicted Reliability

    Predicted Reliability

    Predicted brand reliability ratings are based on estimated problem rates for newly purchased personal blenders, not covered by an extended warranty or service contract, within the first four years of ownership.

     /  5
    Owner Satisfaction

    Owner Satisfaction

    Brand owner satisfaction ratings are based on the proportion of members who are extremely likely to recommend their personal blender to their friends and family.

     /  5

    Test Results

    Icy drinks (Smoothies)

    Icy drinks (Smoothies)

    Smoothness and thickness of non-alcoholic pina coladas are determined using assorted size sieves. Blenders that do well for icy drinks also do well for smoothies.

     /  5
    Convenience

    Convenience

    Judgments on ease of cleaning and replacing blade; clarity of controls and jar markings; pouring ease; and jar weight, etc.

     /  5
    Puree

    Puree

    How well the blender pureed raw ingredients into a soup.

     /  5
    Ice crush

    Ice crush

    Ice crush indicates how well the blender was able to crush 4 ice cubes without water in a specified period of time.

     /  5
    Noise

    Noise

    Based on readings from a noise meter, specifies how noisy the blender was during operation at maximum speed.

     /  5
    Durability

    Durability

    Indicates whether or not the blender still functioned after undergoing the durability test. It consists of crushing ice 15 times consecutively for 3 cycles for a total of 45 tests.

     /  5

    About

    The Cuisinart Hurricane Compact CPB-380 Personal is part of the Blenders test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Personal Blenders models like the Hurricane Compact CPB-380 Personal are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

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

    Convenience Judgments on ease of cleaning and replacing blade; clarity of controls and jar markings; pouring ease; and jar weight, etc.

    Puree How well the blender pureed raw ingredients into a soup.

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