How Many Watts of Electricity does a Blender use?

Real power-use measurements from a blender.

How Much Power does a Blender use

Blender: 293 Watts


  • A blender is an electric motor connected to a cup-shaped metal blade. The blender I tested had 10 or 12 different speeds, which might use a variable resistor of some kind, or might activate separate coils of wire around the motor.
  • varies from 125 to 293 watts. Low, easy clean:125 watts, grate:188, puree:143 watts, blend:197 watts; cream:173 watts, shred:220 watts, chop:190 watts, grind:240 watts, whip:227 watts, liquify:267 watts, mix:290 watts, ice crush:293 watts

Power Use

  • Watts: 293
  • Kilowatts: 0.293 Kw.

Operation Cost

  • cost per minute: 6 hundredths of one cent (0.06 ¢)
  • cost per hour: 3.5¢
  • cost per day: 28¢
  • cost per month: $5.35

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Power use of these items was actually tested. Individual items will vary, but these are the actual measurements.