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- Mixmaster Hand JM6600R (Red)
Rusted after just a few months
Got this hand mixer from my husband.
It is quite hard to remove the attachments. Should have a separate eject button.
As I have a stand mixer, I only use the balloon whisk to make my Dalgona coffee and sometimes whip cream. Made from stainless steel but it was rusted after few months used. Disappointed with the product.
Purchased in May 2020 at Myer Online Store for $49.95.
The stainless attachment started to get rust even before 1 year! Now It’s health and safety issue and I can’t use it at all.
I contacted the customer service but they never got back to me.
It’s waste of money.
DO NOT buy this product!
Purchased in August 2019 at Myer for $50.00.
Major Design Faults (I expected better)
There are 2 design faults with this hand mixer. One is that the beater eject button is also the off/on/speed switch, so it took me a while to learn to switch off at the wall before ejecting the beaters as a few times I accidentally sprayed mixture everywhere. The other fault is that the handle is covered in some type of plastic that disintegrates over time and now has grey bits coming off into the mixture. It is only a few years old and always been stored in a cool kitchen. The motor still works fine but it is not really suitable to use. I'm disappointed, as Sunbeam is usually a good brand which lasts longer than this.
- Mixmaster Hand JM6600 (White)
Lasted maybe 5 uses over 14 months, then died...
Bought this at The Good Guys in May 2019. Used it maybe 5 times over the next 14 months and then it just stopped working. Don't waste your money / time, buy a better model. I didn't buy an extended warranty (rarely do) so I was out of luck.
Purchased in May 2019 at The Good Guys for $49.00.
This is advertised as a powerful 350W motor when in fact the one I received is only 235W.
As I purchased the red one a few years ago myself and was completely happy with it, I decided to redeem my Flybuys points to get this one for my daughter. So I was completely taken back to discover the blatant false advertising of this product. See picture for proof, very clearly states the model JM6600 and 235W, yet is advertised on Sunbeam's website (and Flybuys rewards) as 350W. Even the enclosed manual that came with the mixer states 235W. How many others have been fooled?
Purchased in June 2020.
Keep stopping once heat up a little
Everytime I use it for making frosting it just stopped after a few time. I have to wait until it cool down then it start working. It's not even hot. Very terrible and annoying.
- Mixmaster Hand JM6600 (White)
Terrible. Broke within a month
I used this 3 times, on the third time when mixing cake batter the beater broke. The egg beater part just fell apart, with one of the sides to the beater coming off.
This was the first sunbeam product I brought in several years after having a terrible time dealing with them on another product. I won’t be purchasing from them again.
Purchased in April 2020 at Bing Lee Online store for $49.00.
This was a dud...
I bought this mixer, paid full price. I have had it for a week and it won't start. I have complained to Sunbeam who just want to send marketing material. I don't want a 'replacement'; I don't trust that it will work given the comments I have read.
Purchased in June 2020 for $69.95.
One time wonder
The first time I used it I loved it I turned it off to add something when I went to start it again it wouldn’t start at all. Not happy as I thought I had found a great product.
Purchased in December 2019 at Harvey Norman for $35.00.
Failed after a few uses.
Thought I had found a great mixer - used it a few times and then it failed. Would only work for a few seconds with the booster button only. Very disappointed.
Purchased for $39.99.
Great little hand mixer
Have this hand mixer for 4 years. Hasn’t missed a beat. Easy to use and handy size. Love the retro look. Comes with 3 sets of tools beating, whipping and hook sort of looking. The only negative thing is the cord would like it to be a bit longer.
Purchased at Myer for $39.00.
Only SoSo; and NOT for the arthritic
When my previous model died I opted for this because it seemed to be a like-for-like follow on. Not so. It's clumsy, difficult to store, not that fast and worst of all (for me) the release for the blades is ludicrous. Instead of my previous single easy button, this team of design idiots decided to incorporate the release with the speed switch. Note: Unplug it first! The swith is slightly pointed so for my arthritic hand, or indeed anyone with moist "baking" hands, it is a nought out ten development. I mean, really, don't the designers actually use these things when they arrive from China?
Purchased in July 2018 for $50.00.
Absolutely hopeless... do not purchase.
Cord is ridiculously short. I used it about 6 times within a year of purchase and it died completely. It will not even turn on. It was just out of warranty and Sunbeam will not offer a replacement or anything at all. It was expensive compared to other brands... and very disappointing in quality. Will never purchase another Sunbeam product again.
Purchased in December 2017 at Harvey Norman for $54.95.
- Mixmaster Hand JM6600 (White)
Only for very light use
Bought this to whip eggs for a pavlova, which it did OK (about 10 minutes to soft peak stage). Then tried 'dough hooks' to blend flour with liquid bread ingredients - big mistake. Dough flew everywhere including up the shafts into the innards of the mixer. Tried matchsticks and cotton buds to clean dough out of interior, but every time we put the beaters into the mixer, they come out coated with a thick layer of dough. We agree with the other posters who described this as ill-designed and grossly overpriced. Oh for the days when you could buy an American or Japanese mixer for $15 that worked perfectly for the next 20 years! We will be returning this to the store, no idea what to replace it with.
What happened to Sunbeam?
My Philips hand mixer died after 25 years, so I purchased this. Firstly the cord is way too short. This is hopeless if you don't have a power point in a convenient place. I also like to run my dirty mixer in the sink to clean it. Secondly, I had real trouble ejecting the beaters - can you only eject them when it is unplugged? Anyway I returned it and am still on the hunt for a decent one.
Broke after 1st use - design flaw
Unfortunately, was at first, disappointed with really short cord, noisy on low speeds and not quite as powerful as expected. But after the 1st ejection of the beaters, it stopped working (the start/speed button not working) : the Eject button is the same button as the Start/change speeds button! You are just supposed to push it down - so it is bound to cause problems, which exactly what happened. All the previous mixers had eject button separately, as a given... So taking it back, and will be looking for a different replacement.
First time use Motor stopped working due to over heating.. when we used second time, Motor stoped working with in 1 min and we have to wait for at least 15 min to get it to operate.. also, I noticed that it's mixer blade got rusted.. I don't recommend this to anyone..
Much quieter than other hand beaters I've used
I've been very happy with these hand beaters. I like to cook, and often use them: cakes, pancakes, bread, meringues etc
Firstly, they are quieter than all my previous hand beaters. The lower settings are quite tolerable for even my children to hear (the higher settings not so much!). They're easy to clean and come out great in the dishwasher.
Haven't used the whisks, much - I prefer to hand whisk or use the single whisk attachment on my stick mixer.
I'm not a fan of the dough hooks. It leaves a huge vibration in your hands, hence I've only u...
First set of beaters broke inside warranty so they were replaced, after waiting 3 months! Next set broke just outside warranty. The beaters are extremely flimsy and not up to even the simplest of jobs. As stated by others the cord is way too short. Would never buy this model again.
Like it so far
I bake occasionally so for me the motor performance has been good. Power cord is not very long. Good enough to make whipped cream and simple cake recipes. Haven't tried it with dough recipes. Like the fact that it's simple, easy to clean and store away (for those who have small storage space).
Questions & Answers
I need to buy the dough hooks, where can I buy in Melbourne? Or could I buy from here?
You can find spare parts for you mixing at the below Sunbeam affiliated spare parts supplier:
My mixer is less than 12 months old. It is solid, has good speed control but stops suddenly. I thought it was broken. Was going to take back. When I turned it on - it worked again. This happens every time I use it. Appears to get over heated doing relatively simple tasks just as creaming butter and sugar. Is it faulty or do you have a tip to stop it over heating??
Mine did the same until it just stopped working entirely.
No please return to store for a replacement, we want it to work perfectly for you...
I can’t seem to fit the beater to the stand it does not fit snuggly. Also beater will not spin as a hand held. I think I got a lemon. Bought it a couple of years ago and tried to use once but couldn’t so put in cupboard and bought a big kenwood. Would like to be able to use it for smaller mixing but can’t get it to go. It has never been used and is totally useless. Can you please tell me if I am doing something wrong or have I bought a dud.
I have one of these at home but this model is a hand mixer only. Maybe you have a different model? With some models the beaters go in one side only and have to match up. I would like you to give us a call on 1300 881 861 to see if we can assist you.
|Category||Handheld Food Mixers||Handheld Food Mixers||Handheld Food Mixers|
|Release date||Oct 2011||Oct 2011||Oct 2011|
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