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Prepare a variety of wholesome foods and beverages with this Vitamix Ascent blender. The pulse button lets you easily chop whole food ingredients, and the built-in digital timer helps accurately process even the most delicate foods. This 2.2 HP Vitamix Ascent blender has a 64-oz., BPA-free container, so you can whip up large servings efficiently.
Plenty of options
Smoothie, soup, pulse and frozen dessert functions allow flexibility for your favorite recipes.
Ensures smooth, even blending.
Lets you push down ingredients without hitting the blades.
Recipe book gives you inspiration to get started
Get step-by-step instructions, so making drinks is easy.
I was using my previous blender mainly to make smoothies with fresh and frozen fruit and veggies. And, I thought it was a good blender, but then I saw someone post on social media about the Vitamix blender and I looked into it. Well honestly the price made me an immediate skeptic due to how high it is. But 2 months later I looked into it again...and in my search I saw that Best Buy sold the blender. And, since I'm an accountant holder, I knew I could get it and utilize my 5% cash back or pay over time without interest benefit.
So since I wanted to get more serious about my health, I decided to bite the bullet and purchase the Vitamix blender. I couldn't be MORE HAPPY that I did. #NONONEZILCHRegrets If you want great, smooth and well blended smoothies having this blender is a MUST...and go figure it makes soups and other great things too. :D #HighlySatisfiedCustomer Thanks Best Buy for carrying this item and helping me make the best choice to bettering my health. :) ~kc
The Vitamix blender is hands-down the best in its class. I’m very satisfied with the blender and total value.
I would recommend this to a friend
Rated 4 out of 5 stars
This thing is a beast!
Awesome product. This is used mostly for smoothies with various ingredients. Works extremely well. It's a little loud and very pricey, but you get what you pay for and it does its job exceptionally well.
I have wrestled with Atkins, WW and all of the normal diets and finally decided that I needed a balanced approach to improving my nutritional life. The Vitamix is one of those things that I will use for the rest of my life. It has taught me how to eat whole foods. I do it a little different with the greens...I eat them more in wraps and use the vitamix for other vegetables and fruits in smoothy form. Being able to throw in unskinned kiwi's and other whole fruits increases the fiber content...you can't do that effectively with other blenders. As compared to a juicer, the vitamix gives you all of the fiber, which your body DOES need. I do find that I eat hardly any meat and tend toward more plant based eating. Many aches and pains have gone away and I am finally losing inches. I also now buy tomatoes rather than cans of tomato sauce. It tastes so differently. You soon realize how fake processed food is. I do tend to purchase as much organic produce as I can find. Best $500 I have ever spent!
After years of having an Oster blender I upgraded to a Vitamix 2500 because my old blender died from age and not being able to handle everything we’ve been throwing in. After a little research we decided to splurge and bought the Vitamix 2500 to make smoothies and juices because we heard so much about Vitamix blenders. Best Buy helped us right away and we were able to get a great deal on our blender by using our points from previous purchases which made the price easier to swallow.
So far it’s been great, my kids love the smoothies and I love the green juices. It does take a little experimenting to figure out the best formula for blending, sometimes it’s a straight blend and sometimes I have to pulse a little before I blend but it chews up what you put in.
My kids keep asking to make smoothies all the time, and I don’t mind since we’re using fruits, vegetables and plain yogurt to make them, which is so much better than what’s out there since we control what goes in. The downside are: the price, fruits and veggies can get expensive and depends on the season. It’s also kinda loud (which might be scary for little kids). We haven’t tried the other functions yet but making ice cream is on the menu!
Although the price is a bit high, It’s a premium upgrade and a great machine, I’m glad I got it because of the family time and the kids getting involved with the preparing which is nice.
After pondering & reviewing for a month, I went ahead and purchased the Vitamix A2500 2 days ago - love everything about it! So far have made ice cream and soup, texture is perfectly smooth. I was a little concerned when I made my first batch of soup, that it was not as hot (just warm with no steam) as the videos had demonstrated, but I soon learned that was because I used frozen peas instead of fresh. I blended it again on the preset soup setting and could feel the blender container getting hotter, when I took the lid off it was smoking! This particular "spicy basil pea soup" recipe made on the stovetop calls for the leeks and garlic to be sautéed first, then liquid and peas added, cooked 10 minutes then added to a blender, but I just put everything into the Vitamix raw to see what it would taste like. It was hot but it didn't have that cooked (or sautéed) taste I usually got from making it on the stovetop but that is not to take away from the Vitamix, as it is not supposed to roast or sautee (hence the absence of the sauteed taste), but it was still very good! I have seen some recipes where some vegetables were sautéed first, and now I know why. My dry container and 8-oz cups are out for delivery today, can't wait to grind up some wheat berries to make some bread!!!
A:AnswerYou can find 220v units overseas, but they are even more expensive. We bought a 110 unit and a step down transformer just for it in our Thailand house. Works ok, but maybe long term not as good for the blender?
A:AnswerHello! The A2500 is certainly capable of blending Dry Grains however, if you are interested in blending things like flours, batters, or doughs for baking, we recommend purchasing the Dry Grains Container. The blades in our Dry Grains Container are specifically designed to create a reverse vortex, pushing dry ingredients away from the blades to prevent packing.
A:AnswerHi there. Sometimes the machine may emit a burning odor and/or stop temporarily because its thermal protector sensed that the machine was about to overheat. If this occurs, we recommend turning the power switch off for up to 45 minutes, allowing the machine to cool down or reset. To avoid overheating your machine in the future, be sure to ramp the machine up to the highest speed within five seconds of turning it on to activate the cooling fan in the motor. If you are still experiencing issues, please call the Vitamix customer support team at 1-800-848-2649.