Finally, a versatile, countertop appliance! The KitchenAid 5-Speed Hand Blender is powerful, yet small taking-up very little space. This Immersion Blender comes equipped with swappable blades and offers a one-touch power that you simply push and release when finished. You can swap-out the blades easily with removable guards. The KitchenAid 5-speed hand blender comes with a DC motor with a detachable eight inch arm; giving a quiet yet powerful blending action. The hand held blender comes with an S-blade that is perfect for blending, and it also provides a multi-purpose blade to crush ice and then froth-up your milk.