Several customers considered that the product was strong and durable. Baker wrote “Older mixers have a sturdy motor and a gearbox that has a sacrificial nylon gear to protect the motor in the event of overuse or over capacity”. Bradley Nelson rated the product as very good and he said “Durable work horse”. Itsmeamanda wrote in their review of the KitchenAid Professional 600 on Amazon “Sits high and feels utterly sturdy” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.
Ten KitchenAid Professional 600 owners who bought this mixer wrote that it was well made. Andrea Morris said in his review of the KitchenAid Professional 600 on Amazon in January last year “I have a white 1995 KitchenAid stand mixer that is well built where the bowl was made in Korea; impeccable quality” nonetheless he only gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Anthony Pantliano wrote on Amazon “The KitchenAid is well built, powerful, easy to use.” in his review. Anthony Pantliano also wrote “All of the attachments are well made”.
Several people who reviewed the KitchenAid Professional 600 concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch. Ben W-S wrote “This model has broken under the strain in only 7 months” although he rated the product 1 stars. M. S. Busch said on Amazon nine years ago “It has broken twice since at $100 each time for repair” but despite that they only rated it 1 stars. Zeevik Neuman said four years ago “Worked fine, until broke down after less than two years !”.
One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was reliable. Baker said on Amazon “Need a reliable mixer”.
Twenty-eight customers who purchased it thought it was good looking. Alexhaixia wrote in their KitchenAid Professional 600 review on Amazon “It is beautiful”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “This is a beautiful well-made mixer” in their review. Carol Lynn wrote “Beautiful! And a great deal from Amazon warehouse!” in his KitchenAid Professional 600 review.
A few KitchenAid Professional 600 owners who purchased it mentioned that it was a good design. Dan, Bread Baker said on Amazon “The design was cheapened by using plastic parts”. Grammar Guru gave it a very good rating and mentioned on Amazon three years ago “That's evidence of good design! We have parents from Eastern Europe staying with us for a couple of months” in their review of this mixer. Night Watcher mentioned in their review on Amazon “Cheap design makes this UNDER-powered mixer a do not buy! Shame on you KitchenAid!”.
Some people considered that the product was smooth. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Kneaded well to the smooth elastic stage” in their review and scored the KitchenAid Professional 600 very highly. Anthony Pantliano said in his KitchenAid Professional 600 review on Amazon “Lower the bowl is nice and smooth and locks firmly into place when raised”. Baker mentioned “Just before the dough becomes smooth and elastic”.
One KitchenAid Professional 600 owner who purchased it thought it was ergonomic. Four years ago Dan, Bread Baker said “Further, this mixer lacks the ergonomic knob on the bowl lift lever” in their review of the KitchenAid Professional 600 yet they scored this mixer 2 stars.
One person reckoned that the KitchenAid Professional 600 was well designed. Terry mentioned “Bowl has a well designed handle and is thick, sturdy stainless steel” in his review of the KitchenAid Professional 600 and gave the product a score of 5 stars.
Easy to Use
A number of people who reviewed the KitchenAid Professional 600 thought it was easy to use. Amazon Customer mentioned in their KitchenAid Professional 600 review “Two weeks ago it stopped turning mid-mix, so being the handy person I am, I opened the top” but even so they only rated it 2 stars. Amazon Customer also mentioned “I found them quite easy to use and my Rheumatoid Syndrome did not impair nor keep me from using the mixer to full advantage”. Five years ago Anthony Pantliano said in his review on Amazon “The 10-speed control is convenient to use with distinct detents for each speed”.
Three KitchenAid Professional 600 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Aleatha R. Carr wrote on Amazon five years ago “I didn't feel comfortable giving it a good burn-in test with a damaged plug” and gave this mixer a score of 5 stars. Juliepierre wrote seven years ago “There is nothing to hold the rotator to the shaft, except friction, unless there was a part that fell into one of our breads” in their review. W. Grimes wrote “So I feel much more comfortable leaving it to knead for a few minutes unsupervised while I clean up the kitchen counters” and rated it 5 stars.
One KitchenAid Professional 600 owner thought the KitchenAid Professional 600 was easy to assemble. Tiffany said in her review of this mixer “Easy to assemble (you just have to put the bowl on it” .
Good Product Quality
A number of KitchenAid Professional 600 owners said in their reviews that it was good quality. Alexhaixia gave this mixer a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this mixer on Amazon “A bit larger than what i am thinking of being, robust and heavy with good quality”. Alexhaixia also wrote “The KA pro 600 is a good products with good quality.”. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the KitchenAid Professional 600 on Amazon “Used to high quality commercial machines as a comparison”.
Several people who bought it concluded that it had good technical guidance. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “They told me to call international customer service- I live in California! After several private convos on twitter they are of no help”. N. Lozano said “I also read the manual and I'm very careful about using the recommended mixing speeds/attachment for any given item.” in their review of this mixer and rated it as excellent. Terry wrote on Amazon ten years ago “I referred to the tips in the owners manual for fast rise yeast breads” and gave the product an excellent rating.
One KitchenAid Professional 600 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this mixer had good customer support. Kp said in their review of the KitchenAid Professional 600 “KitchenAid customer support was excellent” however despite that they only gave this mixer a score of 60 out of 100.
One KitchenAid Professional 600 owner said that this mixer had email functionality. One KitchenAid Professional 600 owner who reviewed the KitchenAid Professional 600 said that it was able to connect to the internet. Fezzik2 wrote in their review of this mixer “Phew! I love the internet”.
Has a Dough Hooks
Unlike most of the other latest many number of speeds mixers which do not have a dough hooks, the Professional 600 has a dough hooks.
Has a Whisk
The KitchenAid Professional 600 has a whisk, unlike most of the other many number of speeds mixers that have been around for a comparable time to the Professional 600 which do not have a whisk.
Has a Beaters
The KitchenAid Professional 600 has a beaters, which is unusual. Most of the other recently released comparable spec mixers do not have a beaters.
Has a Bowl Included
Unlike most of the other latest many number of speeds mixers which do not have a bowl included, the Professional 600 has a bowl included.
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Quite Big Bowl Capacity
The smallest bowl capacity of mixers that were released in the last 12 months is 0.8L and the biggest is 7.9L. At 5.7 liters, the KitchenAid Professional 600 has a quite big bowl capacity compared to most of the other many number of speeds mixers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Professional 600.
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Not Good in Terms of Size
A few people wrote in their reviews that the product was not heavy and bulky. Amazon Customer mentioned “The mixer is heavy” and rated it 20 out of 100. Amazon Customer also said “Heavy doesn't necessarily mean powerful, there are issues with this mixer”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “I needed a versatile quality mixer for heavy home use, personal”.
Several customers who purchased it agreed that it was not thick. Aleatha R. Carr wrote “Especially with a heavy dough, said the customer service rep, until I explained that 90% hydration is a very loose dough (almost like a batter” in their review. S. Michael wrote on Amazon “My guess is that the incredibly loose fit of the attachments” in their review of this mixer.
KitchenAid many number of speeds mixers have unexceptional ratings on average and across all mixers KitchenAid is one of the middle of the road manufacturers.
Unacceptable Noise Level
Eight KitchenAid Professional 600 owners who reviewed the KitchenAid Professional 600 concluded that it was not noisy. Last year Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Although some reviews complained about this machine being noisy, I have found it to be relatively low in noise which surprised me”. Baker wrote in their review of this mixer on Amazon seven years ago “The newer models have a whine that can be annoying compared to the noise of the older models”. John Murtari wrote “Some people complained about noise” .
Several KitchenAid Professional 600 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was not quiet. Two years ago Jenee's Reviews wrote “It's not supposed to be silent” in their review however despite that they still rated the product 80 out of 100. Also two years ago Jud said “It's not a quiet machine” in their review. Jud also wrote “This is a powerful machine so it's not going to be whisper quiet”.
Does Not Have an Spatula
Most similar spec mixers that have been around for a comparable time to the Professional 600 do not have an spatula. The Professional 600 is no exception to this as it too does not have an spatula.
Does Not Have a Chopper
The KitchenAid Professional 600 does not have a chopper, although it is worth noting that most of the other new many number of speeds mixers also do not have a chopper.