The Connoisseur convertible blender, the Blendtec A3-31E-BHM is designed to be used as a countertop built-in or a tabletop blender. Many consider the Blendtec blenders the finest built for a residential use. So if you have expensive taste and kitchen, the Connoisseur will provide that finishing touch, given that $800 price tag doesn’t stop you. With the 1500 watt power motor which sits in a surgical stainless steel casing, touch pad controls, blue LCD information display, this Blendtec blender combines the best in professional blending strength with an elegant stainless steel platform to complement any countertop. Make literally everything from smoothies, fresh juice, ice cream, milkshakes, cappuccinos, and margaritas, to soups, bread dough, sauces, dressings and salsas. Comes with a lifetime warranty on cupping and stainless steel blade. The flexibility of these blenders allows you to move them into any room in your house or outside patio, using the included tabletop base mount. Yet it can be built into the countertop becoming an integral part of a kitchen design. Easy to clean. Blendtec.