Midea CyclonBlade High Speed MBL17HS Personal blender

This Midea 1400 watt personal blender was very good in overall performance, and has

  • dial and touchpad controls
  • 3.5 cup capacity
  • 6 claimed speeds
  • and a full size blender attachment that is not sold separately
  • and the following accessories:28 oz blender jar, tamper.
  • a 1 yr warranty.


The Midea CyclonBlade High Speed MBL17HS Personal is part of the Blender test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Blender models like the CyclonBlade High Speed MBL17HS 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: Judgements 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.

Results in the following chart are gathered from Consumer Reports’ 2018 Summer Survey of 4,798 personal blenders, owned by members who purchased a new machine between 2008 and 2018.

Our predicted brand reliability ratings are based on a statistical model that estimates problem rates within the first 4 years of ownership, for personal blenders that are not covered by an extended warranty or service contract. We also adjust for the median frequency of use per month. The median number of days blenders are used is 2 to 3 days per month. Higher ratings are indicative of better reliability. Brands receiving a red or orange rating cannot be recommended by CR at this time.

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

Predicted Reliability

Hamilton Beach

Source: Consumer Reports' 2018 Summer Survey

Owner Satisfaction

Hamilton Beach

Source: Consumer Reports' 2018 Summer Survey


Accessories Accessories Additional items either found in box or on the model.
Full size blender not sold separately , 28 oz blender jar, tamper
Full sized blender attachment Full sized blender attachment Comes with a full-sized blender attachment which is not sold separately.


Wattage Wattage How many watts each blender is. Some were converted from horse power or amps to watts.
Capacity Capacity Capacity of the blender jar in cups
Speeds Speeds The number of speed settings the model has.
Weight (lbs.) Weight Weight of the jar, lid and base.
Controls Controls Indicates the type of controls the blender has.
dial and touchpad
Jar weight (lbs.) Jar weight Weight of the jar and blade.
Dimensions Dimensions The footprint of the blender.
8 x 10