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    Hamilton Beach Eclectrics 6322[1] Mixer
    Eclectrics 6322[1]

    This Hamilton Beach tilt-head style stand mixer was Very Good in overall performance, and

    • Runs on 400 watts.
    • Has 12 claimed speeds.
    • Has bowl handle(s).
    • Has a whisk.
    • Has a dough hook.
    • Has a 4.5 qt. stainless steel bowl.
    • It is 15 inches in height.
    • Weighs 17 lbs.
    • Is dishwasher-safe.
    • Has a 3 yr. warranty.
    Description

    This Hamilton Beach tilt-head style stand mixer was Very Good in overall performance, and

    • Runs on 400 watts.
    • Has 12 claimed speeds.
    • Has bowl handle(s).
    • Has a whisk.
    • Has a dough hook.
    • Has a 4.5 qt. stainless steel bowl.
    • It is 15 inches in height.
    • Weighs 17 lbs.
    • Is dishwasher-safe.
    • Has a 3 yr. warranty.

    Ratings Scorecard

    Test Results

    Bowl size

    Bowl size

    Manufacturer's claimed bowl volume, to the next highest half-quart.

     /  5
    Claimed speeds

    Claimed speeds

    Manufacturer's claimed speeds.

     /  5
    Wattage

    Wattage

    Manufacturer's claimed wattage

     /  5
    Weight

    Weight

    Weight of mixer, bowl, beater/s, and cord, to the nearest one-half pound. Weight may be important if you plan to move the mixer in and out of a cabinet for storage.

     /  5
    Height

    Height

    The height of the mixer in closed position.

     /  5
    Whipping time

    Whipping time

    Based on the measured time it took each model to make whipped cream. This test made use of the wire whisk (if provided) and high speeds. The score also considers if all the ingredients were properly whipped.

     /  5
    Mixing

    Mixing

    We mixed large batches of chocolate-chip cookie dough (each batch enough for about five dozen cookies). Scores consider how much the units labored and vibrated, and how much assistance was needed during creaming (moderate speed), flour blending (low and moderate speeds), and folding in the chips and nuts.

     /  5
    Kneading

    Kneading

    Scores consider how much the units labored, vibrated, time for incorporation of flour and water, and how much assistance was needed during the mixing and kneading process using the dough hook, if provided.

     /  5
    Convenience

    Convenience

    Includes replacing and removing the beaters and bowl, adjusting speeds, setting speeds in a repeatable way, and clarity of labels.

     /  5
    Noise

    Noise

    We judged noise with the mixer set to its highest speed. All had motor noise. On quieter models the noise was muffled and unobtrusive; the noisest models sounded loud and shrill.

     /  5

    About

    The Hamilton Beach Eclectrics 6322[1] is part of the Mixers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Stand mixers models like the Eclectrics 6322[1] are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

    Bowl size Manufacturer's claimed bowl volume, to the next highest half-quart.

    Claimed speeds Manufacturer's claimed speeds.

    Wattage Manufacturer's claimed wattage

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