Product Comparison: Oster 2601 vs KitchenAid KSM6521XSZ


General Specifications
Brand
Oster
KitchenAid
Model
2601
KSM6521XSZ
About the Product
Oster Stand Mixer 2601 for everyday use with powerful 360W power motor with quick burst. It comes with large stainless steel bowl. Great Euro-Styling mixer.
Back in 1919, the first KitchenAid mixer appeared in America’s domestic kitchens. A continuous process of refinement, improvement and innovation since then has led to today’s Artisan® Stand Mixer, made to perform and built to last. Its unique professional design makes it an extension of your hands, your imagination, your skill, allowing you to express yourself through cooking and create something truly special - every time. A wide range of optional accessories turn your Artisan® Stand Mixer into a true kitchen aid. Just attach them to the mixer through the single attachment hub and you are ready to prepare while cutting your workload. With these accessories you can grind meat, make, roll and cut pasta, mix small to large quantities and all with the effortless perfection that comes from over 90 years of mixer expertise.
Origin
China
Key Specs
Number of Speed Settings
10
10
Number of Beaters Included
1
2
Wattage
360 Watts
735 Watts
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Oster 2601 Euro Style Stand Mixer, Not For USA
  • VERY loud. The mixer motor is almost ear splitting, even at low settings. Add the motor to for the bowl at the same time, and you can barely hear yourself talk while using the mixer.
KitchenAid KSM6521XSZ Slate Stand Mixer with Glass Bowl
  • Love it! It will definitely do any job. Thanks!
  • The motor on the newer 6500 is much more quiet yet substantial feeling. The 6500 is almost more quiet on speed 10 than the 600 is on setting 1.
Size & Weight
Height
13 in.
19.8 in.
Width
8 in.
19.6 in.
Color
Stainless steel/Black
Silver
Material
Plastic
Metal
Depth
12 in.
13.5 in.
Weight
8.5 lbs.
37 lbs.

Oster 2601

KitchenAid KSM6521XSZ

Oster 2601

KitchenAid KSM6521XSZ

Oster 2601

KitchenAid KSM6521XSZ

Oster 2601

KitchenAid KSM6521XSZ

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Oster 2601 Euro Style Stand Mixer, Not For USA
  • Very sturdy beater construction, not using a 'wire whisk' type beater which is common in models now
  • This appears to be a great little machine. takes up very little room.
KitchenAid KSM6521XSZ Slate Stand Mixer with Glass Bowl
  • The 600 has been the high volume seller in the 6 qt size for over a decade now. So there are myriads of colors and you will get crazy good deals on it during the holidays.
  • This is a small thing but it's nice. The attachment cap on the front of the machine is chrome on the 6500 where the one on the 600 is matt. It is a matter of personal choice which you prefer. I thought the chrome looked classy.
Control
Control Type
Slider / Buttons
Slider
Timer
No minutes
No minutes
Whisk Function
No
Yes
"Pulse" Option
Yes
No
What customers say about "Control"
Oster 2601 Euro Style Stand Mixer, Not For USA
  • You need several hands to operate this, because of the separate beater and bowl rotation motor.
  • I have found that this mixer is very poor at some basic functions that you would expect a stand mixer to do, like whipping cream and creaming butter for icings.
Details
Bowl Material
Stainless Steel
Glass
Bowl Handle
No
Yes
Tilting Head
Yes
No
Type
Hand and stand mixer
Stand mixer
Bowl-Lift Design
No
Yes
Bowl Capacity
3.5 quarts
6 quarts
Flat Beaters
Yes
Yes
Dough Hooks
Yes
Yes
Accessories
Double Beater
Flat beater, Wire Whip
Features
Wrap and snap round cord
Professional-style power hub, Bowl-lift design features quiet and robust DC motor
BPA-Free
Yes
Yes
Detachable Mixer
Yes
No
What customers say about "Details"
Oster 2601 Euro Style Stand Mixer, Not For USA
  • Flexibility of being able to use as hand-held or stand mixer, and that the bowl rotates on its own
KitchenAid KSM6521XSZ Slate Stand Mixer with Glass Bowl
  • The bowls are interchangeable between the glass and the standard metal. I tried it myself. However, it is important to remember that the bowls are different shapes though the width is the same where they mount and you MUST USE the mixing attachments for that specific bowl, metal or glass.
  • This model requires a lot more manual scraping and poking of whatever's being mixed or kneaded than my previous stand mixer. This is likely due to the fact that the attachments don't come close enough to the sides and bottom of the bowl.
  • This is particularly noticeable with modest quantities of ingredients, but even working with a dozen eggs, whatever's at the bottom of the bowl remains unmixed unless I stop repeatedly and scrape.
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications
CE
CE
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)

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