Bamix became the first immersion blender in 1950 in Switzerland. It was introduced into the market in Germany in 1955 under the name Zauberstab, also referred to as the magic wand.Bamix is universal kitchen appliance meant to have versatile functions. It replaces items in your kitchen like the food processor, grinder, whisk or blender.With two settings for 9000 and 12000 RPM speeds, the 150-watt Superbox feels like a professional tool in your hand. It's ergonomically designed, so you'll experience less fatigue when using it. Plus, it's quieter than most blenders we've tested. But it'ss all the attachments you get that make this a very special deal. This set includes four blades for aerating, beating, chopping and mincing, a food processor, the SliceSy and PowderDisc attachments, two beakers, table stand and a recipe booklet. The SliceSy attachment is a $99 value, with a disc holder, three grating blades for fine, medium and coarse, and two slicing blades for thick and thin. Dishwasher safe except electric portion. The double-bladed chopping knife effortlessly grates vegetables, fruits, cheeses and more. The PowderDisc is compatible with the food processor and can grind pepper and cinnamon into a very fine powder for recipes. The food processor is suitable for both dry and wet ingredients. Chefs can grind dried vegetables, hard cheeses, chocolate, sugar into icing sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, coffee, dried bread into breadcrumbs, and all kinds of nuts. Try making your own peanuts into delicious homemade peanut butter, or use almonds for a healthier option. Processor also minces small quantities of spreads, baby food, garlic, onion, coconut, vegetables, horseradish, herbs, and small quantities of meat and fish. All parts that come into contact with food are made of top-quality rust-free materials, are odorless, tasteless and food-safe. Lifetime warranty. The unit's total length is 13??" with a 4??"-long shaft. Made in Switzerland.