Vitamix XL 5201 Capacity Blending System 1.5gal & 64oz Containers

Vitamix 15978 - XL Large Capacity Blender Variable Speed Blending System - 1.5 gal and 64 oz Containers

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Vitamix 15978 - XL Large Capacity Blender Variable Speed Blending System - 1.5 gal and 64 oz Containers
Vitamix 15978 - XL Large Capacity Blender Variable Speed Blending System - 1.5 gal and 64 oz Containers
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SKU: 5201
4.5 stars, based on 2 reviews

Overview

Now a part of the Try Before You Buy Program. Go to the program page to learn more details.

 

In a hurry? Check out these key benefits:

  • Powerful 4.2 peak output HP motor allows heavy blending from delicate tomatoes to dense meat
  • Large 1.5-gallon container provides extra blending capacity for both hot and cold ingredients
  • Pulse function and variable speed control allow for flexibility and creativity
  • Low countertop profile and removable lid plug make it easy to add ingredients while blending

Power. Capacity. Efficiency.

From chopping and dicing vegetables to creating sauces and purees, proper food preparation is critical to your kitchen’s success. Using the right equipment, like Vitamix’s XL blending system can make all the difference in this process.

With quality and efficiency in mind, the Vitamix XL is a valuable tool to have in your kitchen’s repertoire. With an impressive 4.2 horsepower motor, variable speed control, and manual pulse button allow you to achieve any texture you desire. Not only does it have power on its side, the XL is also one of the largest food prep blenders on the market. It accommodates a wide range of tasks from large batches of sauces and soups to a delicious bowl of salsa. With a 1.5 gallon container, prep jobs that used to take two or three batches can now be done in one fell swoop. Vitamix also includes a 64-ounce container for smaller jobs and a tamper for blending whole foods.

Using the XL, you will reduce back-of-house prep times and gain improved workflow efficiency. With extraordinary output capacity and unmatched power, the XL will quickly become your kitchen’s new best friend.

Looking to buy an extra container for your blending system? Add one to this purchase by selecting from the available options during check out!

What's in the Box?

  • 1 - XL 5201 Capacity Blending System
  • 1 - 64 oz 15894 container with standard blade
  • 1 - 192 oz 15899 container with standard blade
  • 2 - Lid with plug
  • 1 - Accelerator tamper tool

Features

Introducing the Vitamix XL a premium blender featuring a powerful 4.2 peak horsepower motor and unparalleled 192 oz real blending capacity.

  • Capacity:64 oz or 192 oz depending on container used (both containers are included with this purchase)
  • Blender Motor: 4.2 peak horsepower
  • The XL's design allows for reduced prep time and increased efficiency
  • Variable speed dial and manual pulse button
  • Lower profile for better countertop space management.
  • High-performance blade design provides superior blend with consistent results
  • Clean up is a snap with the XL's ergonomically designed container
  • 192-ounce capacity BPA-free Tritan copolyester clear container that is ergonomically designed for easy-of-use

Warranty:

  • Three years limited parts warranty
  • One year labor warranty

Specs

Blender Model # Application Motor Timer Pulse Variable Speed Pre-programmed Settings Included Container 1-year Labor Warranty 3-year Part Warranty Blade Type Included Tamper Included Sound Dampening In-Counter Option
Drink Machine Two Speed 62828 Iced drinks, smoothies, etc. 2.3 hp No No Yes No 64 oz Standard Yes Yes Standard Yes No No
Drink Machine Advance Black OR Red 62824 OR 62825 Iced drinks, smoothies, etc. 2.3 hp No Yes No Yes 48 oz Advance Yes Yes Advance No No No
Vita Prep 62827 Purees, Grinding, Chopping 2.3 hp No Yes Yes No 64 oz Standard Yes Yes Standard Yes No No
Vita Prep 3 62826 Purees, Grinding, Chopping 3 hp No Yes Yes No 64 oz Standard Yes Yes Standard Yes No No
Touch & Go 2 Blending Station 34013 Iced drinks, smoothies, etc. 2 hp Integrated Yes No Yes 32 oz Advance Yes Yes Advance No Quiet Yes
Blending Station Advance 36021 or 40010 Iced drinks to heavy smoothies 3 hp Integrated Yes Yes Yes 48 oz Advance Yes Yes Advance No Quiet Yes
The Quiet One 36019 or 40009 Iced drinks, smoothies, etc. 3 hp Integrated Yes Yes Yes 48 oz Advance Yes Yes Advance No Ultra Quiet Yes
Portion Blending System Advance 5132 Iced drinks to heavy smoothies 2 hp Integrated No Yes Yes 48 oz Advance No No Advance No No No
XL Capacity Blending System 5201 Iced drinks to heavy smoothies 4.2 hp No Yes Yes No 192 oz and 64 oz XL Yes Yes XL Wet Yes No No

Container Compatibility 48 oz Advance 32 oz Advance 64 oz Standard 48 oz Standard 32 oz Standard 32 ounce Aerating 1.5 Gallon XL 64 oz XL
Drink Machine Two Speed No No Yes Yes Yes No No No
Drink Machine Advance Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
Vita Prep No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Vita Prep 3 No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Touch & Go 2 Blending Station No Yes No Yes Yes No No No
Blending Station Advance Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No
The Quiet One Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No
Portion Blending System Advance Yes
XL Capacity Blending System No No No No No No Yes Yes

Brand

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."

Reviews

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2017-10-25T17:44:37.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Awesome!

Wow! after using regular sized VitaMix at the cafe, using the 1.5 gallon version is like night and day.

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2017-06-09T20:08:21.000Z

4 / 5 stars

Great High Volume Blender

I operate a smoothie restaurant and have gone through several Vitamix, Waring and Cleanblend Blenders. We would trigger the automatic overheat protector several times a day while blending a very thick mix (frozen blueberries, blackberries, strawberries and bananas with just a bit of liquid). The thick mix also required a lot of manual pushing with the tamper. The commercial models without tamper just did not work for us no matter how long we mixed. Tried the Vitamix XL for its larger capacity and high HP plus tamper. The XL did have a hefty price tag but with Prima's Try Before You Buy program we decided to give it a shot. I have blended twice the normal amount in the 1.5 gal which is a huge time saver with very little tamping needed. My other employees however felt the large capacity was still hard to use. They were however able to blend double portions in the 64 oz container with almost no tamping. I think this is due to the narrower size of the container which lets the liquid accumulate a bit higher in the container. I could likely do 3 to 4 times normal portion in the 1.5 gal. The user manual also provided a nifty hint to run the blender on high without the jar to help cool the motor. I had not heard that before. Two weeks of running upwards of 25 thick blends per day without tripping the overheat. I saw a review that the XL blends a little differently than the other Vitamixes. I like the consistency of the blends we have been getting. Since I don't need to use as much liquid the blend does not come out watery and no unblended large chunks. It looks almost like frozen yogurt but with much more firmness. Only negatives are 1) that it does take up a lot of space on the counter and 2) because of the size and counters of the 1.5 gal container, it is difficult to use the tamper to push ingredients that sit very low and to the sides of the container. Would probably mark down half a star for these reasons but can't give 4.5 stars in the review. Very happy with this blender.

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