With a sleek stainless steel design, easy-to-clean touchscreen control panel and five pre-programmed settings for smoothies, hot soups, dips and spreads, frozen desserts and self-cleaning, the Vitamix A3500 changes the rules of blending. It boasts Smart-Detect Technology, making it compatible with Vitamixs all-new family of single-serving containers. Designed to take the guesswork out of perfecting your favorite recipes, this feature automatically adjusts to the container size you have selected, processes your ingredients and stops the blender when complete. This allows you to create multiple batch sizes with a single machine, then immediately store, serve or take them to go. The motor base detects your selected container size, and then automatically adjusts blending times and program settings for tailored results. Improved blending boasts embedded detection technology as well as a mess-free pouring spout. A built-in digital timer helps you avoid over- or under-processing your recipes. Built-in digital timer helps you avoid over- or under-processing your recipes. Pulse feature provides a burst of power to chop, knead dough, incorporate ingredients into soups and more. Ascent Series blenders have built-in wireless connectivity to evolve with future innovations and is compatible with the all-new series of Self-Detect containers, turning your Vitamix into a personal to-go blender, mini-chopper and more. Includes a tamper to press thick and frozen mixtures toward the blades. Model: 61005. Material: Stainless steel, Tritan BPA-free plastic, zinc. Dimensions: 12″ x 12″ x 17″. Capacity: 64 ounces. Weight: 19.5 lbs. Watts: 1500 W. Wipe base clean with a damp cloth.