The Panasonic MX-SS1 600-watt motor and the four-blade cutting system on this hand blender that delivers quick, efficient blending. It is great for fast dips, smoothies and a lot more. The stainless steel shaft goes directly into the pan for soups and sauces. And it features one-touch operation. When you take your finger off, the power goes off. Get this great performing blender in your hands soon.