Vitamix 1005 - Vita-Prep 3 Food Blender 64oz - Includes Tamper

Vitamix 1005 - Vita Prep 3 Drink Blender

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Vita Prep 3 in Commercial Setting
Specifications of the Vita Prep 3
Vita Prep 3 Controls
Vita Prep 3 Container
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SKU: 1005
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In a hurry? Check out these key benefits:

  • At 3 peak horsepower, the variable speed control allows you to chop, grind or blend different ingredients at the right speed for the right consistency.
  • Functions: On/Off switch, Speed control knob, and Accelerator toggle for max smoothness.
  • 3 Year warranty against defects in parts and workmanship which includes 1 year service contract.

The Vita Prep 1005

The Vita-Prep 3 is the commercial version of the Vita-Mix 5000. Built with a 3 hp motor, the Vita-Prep 3 is designed for long run-times and continuous use. The Vita-Prep makes a chef's job easier because it’s powerful motor purées, chops, and liquefies food excellently without over heating. You can produce silky smooth purees, grind whole spices and grains, Chop vegetables, and more. The Vita-Prep 3 outlasts other blenders 3 to 1, and is the most powerful blender you will ever use. For more info and a detailed comparison on the most common Vitamix blenders that Prima carries, check out this blog post: Vitamix Blender Comparison Guide.

  • Accelerator switch allows even higher speeds for purees or fine blending.
  • Cleanup is easy, simply rinse out the container after each use, and you're ready to use it again.
  • Comes with a tamper to push ingredients down into the blade. The tamper fits through the hole in the lid and catches on the lid before it can reach the blade - designed for safety and functionality!
  • All stainless steel enclosed blade assembly with sealed ball bearings.
  • Metal to Metal drive coupling for high speed production.
  • The Vita-Prep 3 is the more powerful commercial version of the Vita-Mix 5000.

What's in the box?

  • Vita-Prep blender #1005
  • 64 ounce container with lid
  • Wet blade
  • Accelerator tamping tool

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Vita Prep Series Specifications

Blender Model # Application Motor Timer Pulse Variable Speed Pre-programmed Settings Included Container Compatible containers 3 year warranty Blade Type Included Tamper Included Sound Dampening In-Counter Option
Vita Prep 1002 or 1003 Purees, Grinding, Chopping 2 hp No Yes Yes No 1002: 64 oz, 1003: 48 oz 64, 48, 32 oz Yes Wet Yes No No
Vita Prep 3 1005 Purees, Grinding, Chopping 3 hp No Yes Yes No 64 oz 64, 48, 32 oz Yes Wet Yes No No


Plug into the Movement! Vitamix has been manufacturing top-of-the-line commercial and home blenders since 1937 when the first Vitamix machine was introduced. Vitamix is a family-owned and operated company that emphasizes the quality of their machines and helpful customer service. Their mission is simple: "to be the best blending equipment company in the world."


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5 / 5 stars

great blender

works as advertise and delivered quickly

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5 / 5 stars

the best product

quality, price and service

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5 / 5 stars


I needed one in a hurry for a gift. I asked for a price match also. The young lady that helped me was very sweet, efficient, and handled the whole transaction speedily. It arrived either the next day or the day after -- perfect! Very, very happy with everything. Will use Prima again.

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