Vitamix Presets: Program Settings and Symbols
Vitamix program settings come with numerous symbols which could be very confusing. Do not worry as through this article, we shall provide you a guide or explanation on these different symbols of Vitamix which are used as presets for blending.
Learning and knowing each symbol is not only convenient but also it could help and aid you in choosing the right preset program settings for your recipe. Hence, in this article, we shall decode these common Vitamix preset symbols.
What Are the Vitamix Presets?
There are two types of blending in Vitamix. It also allows you to choose between manual blending with speed levels of 1 to 10 and preset programs. In fact, there is a speed dial which allows you to select options.
Automated settings on the other hand would function according to symbol. In fact, there are about 5 preset settings in Vitamix blender and they are smoothie, frozen dessert, spread dips puree, soup and self clean. However, for models such as 6300 and 6500, they only have three presets such as smoothie, frozen dessert and soup.
Vitamix Smoothie Preset Setting
The symbol for smoothie preset setting is:
This setting would allow you to automatically make delicious smoothies. All you have to do is put your ingredients as recommended by Vitamix and select smoothie preset and push the button.
You could leave your blender. Do not worry as it will adjust the speed according to the recipe. It will also stop when its done.
Which Vitamix Has a Smoothie Setting?
Vitamix Professional 750/750, Accent A2500/3500 and Vitamix 6300/6500 have smoothie preset buttons which could be seen physically on the blender.
Vitamix Frozen Dessert Preset
The Vitamix frozen dessert preset’s symbol is:
This preset allows you to blend frozen fruits or desserts. This is not an automatic type of preset as you will have to push your ingredients toward the blades. After 15 seconds the speed will increase to the highest level and the blending would stop in 55 seconds.
Puree Preset Settings
The Puree preset’s symbol is :
This setting allows you to make dips, purees and sauces. It could mash soft food and crush hard nuts and seeds. This setting could blend your food into puree in just 60 seconds.
Soup Program Setting
The soup program setting symbol is:
This setting runs around 22000 RPM which means it works on a high speed. In fact, it is very fast that it could even heat ingredients with its friction. With this preset, you will be able to run this Vitamix blender for 5 to 6 minutes and at a very high speed. Through its high speed, you will be able to pulverize and heat up the ingredients you would need to convert it into a soup.
Self Clean Preset Setting
What is amazing with Vitamix is that cleaning it is very easy. In fact, all you have to do is fill it with water up to half and then put some drops of dishwashing liquid and select the clean mode and start the process. This will start at a low speed and then will shift to high speed after 15 seconds. After 45 seconds, the blender will lower its speed and lower again after another 15 seconds.