NUTRI NINJA BL481 1000 Watt Professional Blend System User Guide

May 17, 2024
Nutri Ninja

NUTRI NINJA BL481 1000 Watt Professional Blend System

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Product Information

Specifications:

  • Voltage: 120V., 60Hz.
  • Power: 1000 Watts
  • Cup Capacity: 24 oz. (3 cups), 18 oz. (2.25 cups), 32 oz. (4 cups)

Product Usage Instructions

Safety Precautions:
When using the Ninja Kitchen appliance, it is important to follow these safety precautions:

  • Use only for household purposes.
  • Ensure the polarized plug is inserted correctly into a polarized outlet.
  • Avoid using extension cords with the product.
  • Remove utensils before processing to prevent damage or injury.
  • Avoid blending hot liquids to prevent pressure build-up.

Usage Guidelines:
Follow these guidelines to ensure safe and effective use of the Ninja Kitchen appliance:

  • Always remove the Pro Extractor Blades Assembly from the Nutri Ninja cup after blending.
  • Do not store ingredients in the cup with the blade assembly attached.
  • Avoid submerging the appliance or allowing the power cord to contact water.
  • Do not operate the appliance without the lid in place.
  • Avoid overfilling or operating the appliance empty.

Cleaning and Maintenance:
To maintain your Ninja Kitchen appliance:

  • Hand wash the cup, lids, and blades with warm, soapy water.
  • Ensure all parts are completely dry before reassembling.
  • Regularly inspect the blade assembly for any damage and replace if necessary.

FAQ:

  • Q: Can I blend hot liquids in the Ninja Kitchen appliance?
    A: No, blending hot liquids may cause pressure build-up and pose a risk of burns. Avoid blending hot liquids.

  • Q: Can children use the Ninja Kitchen appliance?
    A: No, do not allow children to operate the appliance. Close supervision is required when in use.

  • Q: How should I store ingredients in the cup after blending?
    A: Use only the Sip & Seal Lid to cover the cup when storing ingredients to prevent pressure build-up.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

For Household Use Only

WHEN USING ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES, BASIC SAFETY PRECAUTIONS SHOULD ALWAYS BE FOLLOWED, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING:
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING YOUR NUTRI NINJA® WITH AUTO-iQ™.

POLARIZED PLUG

WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock, this appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). This plug will fit into a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully into the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician to install the proper outlet. DO NOT modify the plug in any way.
WARNING: Extension cords are not recommended for use with this product.

WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK OR INJURY:

  1. WARNING: Remove utensils prior to processing. Failure to remove may cause the jar to be damaged or to shatter which may cause personal injury.
  2. CAUTION: Do not blend hot liquids, doing so may cause excessive pressure build-up, resulting in risk of the user being burned.
  3. CAUTION: We do not recommend grinding in any of our Nutri Ninja® Cups.
  4. CAUTION: Remove the Pro Extractor Blades Assembly™ from the Nutri Ninja cup upon completion of blending. Do not store ingredients before or after blending them in the cup with the blade assembly attached. Some foods may contain active ingredients or release gases that will expand if left in a sealed container, resulting in excessive pressure buildup that can pose a risk of injury. For ingredient storage in the cup, use only Sip & Seal Lid to cover.
  5. To protect against electrical shock, do not submerge the appliance or allow the power cord to come into contact with water or any other liquid.
  6. DO NOT allow the appliance to be used by children. Close attention is necessary when used near children. This is not a toy.
  7. Never leave an appliance unattended when in use.
  8. Appliance accessories are not intended to be used in the microwave as it may result in damage to the accessories.
  9. Remove the power cord from the electrical outlet when not in use, before assembling or disassembling parts and before cleaning. To unplug, grasp the plug and pull from the electrical outlet. Never pull from the power cord.
  10. DO NOT abuse the power cord. Never carry the appliance by the power cord or yank it to disconnect from electrical outlet; instead grasp the plug and pull to disconnect.
  11. DO NOT operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug, or after the appliance malfunctions, has been dropped or damaged in any manner. This appliance has no serviceable parts. Return the appliance to SharkNinja Operating LLC for examination, repair or adjustment.
  12. DO NOT let the power cord hang over the edge of table or counter or touch hot surfaces such as the stove.
  13. Always use appliance on a dry, level surface.
  14. Keep hands, hair, clothing, as well as utensils out of container while processing to reduce the risk of severe injury to persons or damage to the appliance. A scraper may be used but only when the appliance is not running.
  15. Avoid contact with moving parts.
  16. DO NOT attempt to sharpen blades.
  17. DO NOT use the appliance if blade assembly is bent or damaged.
  18. To reduce risk of injury, never place the blade assembly on base without the Nutri Ninja® Cup properly attached.
  19. DO NOT operate this appliance on or near any hot surfaces (such as gas or electric burner or in a heated oven).
  20. The use of attachments or accessories including canning jars, not recommended by the manufacturer may result in fire, electric shock or personal injury.
  21. DO NOT remove the cup from the motor base while the appliance is in operation.
  22. To reduce the risk of injury, NEVER operate the appliance without the lid in place; DO NOT try to defeat the interlock mechanism; make sure that the attachment is properly installed before operating the appliance.
  23. DO NOT expose cups to extreme temperature changes.
  24. DO NOT overfill.
  25. DO NOT operate the appliance empty.
  26. If the appliance overheats, a thermal switch will become activated and shut off the motor. To reset, unplug the appliance and let it cool down for approximately 30 minutes before using again.
  27. THIS PRODUCT IS INTENDED FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY. Do not use this appliance for anything other than its intended use. Do not use outdoors.

THIS BOOK COVERS MODEL NUMBERS:

  • BL481
  • BL482

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Voltage: 120V., 60Hz.
  • Power: 1000 Watts
  • Cup Capacity:
    • 24 oz. (3 cups)
    • 18 oz. (2.25 cups)
    • 32 oz. (4 cups)

Thank you for purchasing the Nutri Ninja® with AUTO-iQ™

Getting To Know Your Nutri Ninja® with AUTO-iQ™

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  • a. Pro Extractor Blades® Assembly
  • b. Sip & Seal® Lid (x3)
  • c. Small 18 oz. Nutri Ninja Cup
  • d. Regular 24 oz. Nutri Ninja Cup
  • e. Jumbo Multi Serve 32 oz. Nutri Ninja Cup
  • f. Motor Base
  • g. Power Cord

Welcome to the Ninja® AUTO-iQ™ Experience! The Nutri Ninja with AUTO-iQ features pre-programmed settings that take the guesswork out of drink and meal making. These programs are timed to deliver consistent, delicious results that finish on their own so all you have to do is press a button and enjoy!

FEATURES:

  • Nutrient & Vitamin Extraction*

  • 1000 Watt Motor

  • User Interface:

    • START | STOP
      Press once to start continuous running, press again to stop.
      Timer counts up by seconds, up to 60 seconds.

    • PULSE
      Runs only while pressed down. Short presses make short pulses.
      Timer counts up by seconds as long as pressed down.

    • AUTO-iQ™ BLEND
      Pulses and blends fresh or softer ingredients to create smooth consistent results. Timer counts down.

    • AUTO-iQ™ ULTRA BLEND
      Pulses and blends frozen, fibrous or hard ingredients to create smooth consistent results. Timer counts down.

  • Personalized, healthy drinks and juices

  • Sip & Seal® lids for drinks on the go

  • Nutri Ninja® Cups, BPA free

  • Cord storage

  • Extract a drink containing vitamins & nutrients from fruits and vegetables.

Before First Use

PLEASE KEEP THESE IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS IN MIND WHEN USING THE APPLIANCE:

  • IMPORTANT: Make sure that the motor base is plugged in for use.
  • IMPORTANT: DO NOT attempt to operate the appliance without the lid on.
  • IMPORTANT: Never run the appliance empty.
  • IMPORTANT: Appliance accessories are not intended to be used in the microwave as it may result in damage to the accessories.

CAUTION: Do not immerse the motor base into water or any other liquid.

  1. Remove all packaging material and labels from the appliance. Separate/remove all parts from each other.

  2. Wash the lids, cups and Pro Extractor Blades® Assembly in warm, soapy water. When washing the Pro Extractor Blades Assembly, use a dish-washing utensil with a handle to avoid direct hand contact with blades.
    WARNING: Handle the Pro Extractor Blade Assembly with care when washing, as the blades are sharp.

  3. Handle blade assemblies with care to avoid contact with sharp edges. Rinse and air dry thoroughly.

  4. The containers, lids, blade assembly and attachments are all dishwasher safe. The lids and blade assembly are top rack dishwasher safe. Ensure that the blade assembly is removed from the containers before placing in the dishwasher.

  5. Wipe the motor base clean with a damp cloth.

Use

  • WARNING: Handle the Pro Extractor Blades® Assembly with care, as the blades are sharp.
  • WARNING: Never leave the appliance unattended while in use.
  • WARNING: Remove utensils prior to processing. Failure to remove may cause the bowl to be damaged or to shatter, which may cause personal injury.
  • CAUTION: Do not blend hot liquids, doing so may cause excessive pressure buildup, resulting in risk of the user being burned.
  • CAUTION: Remove the Pro Extractor Blades Assembly from the cup upon completion of blending. Do not store ingredients before or after blending in the Nutri Ninja cup with the blade assembly attached. Some foods may contain active ingredients or release gases which will expand if left in a sealed container, resulting in excessive pressure buildup that can pose a risk of injury. For storage, only use Sip & Seal Lid to cover.
  • IMPORTANT: Make sure that the motor base is plugged in for use.

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  1. Review warning and caution statements above before proceeding to number 2.

  2. Place the motor base on a clean, dry, level surface such as a counter or table top.

  3. Make sure that the motor base is plugged in for use.
    Display will read “–“.

  4. Add ingredients to the Nutri Ninja® cup.
    NOTE: Do not overfill! To avoid spilling, do not add ingredients past the “MAX” fill line.

  5. Place the Pro Extractor Blades Assembly onto the cup and twist it on tightly until you have a good seal. (Fig. 1)

  6. Turn the cup upside down and place it onto the motor base, aligning the tabs on the cup with the motor base. Turn it clockwise, until you feel it click into place. The Timer light will illuminate.(Fig. 2)

  7. Press one of the buttons to activate. (Fig. 3)
    NOTE: When using the AUTO-iQ™ presets, the unit will operate using pulses, pauses and continuous runs. The pauses allow the contents of the cup to settle. When the timer reaches “0”, it will stop by itself.

  8. To remove the cup, ensure that the motor has stopped running. Then turn the cup counter clockwise (Fig. 4) and pull straight up to remove. (Fig. 5)

  9. Turn the cup upright and remove the Pro Extractor Blades Assembly by twisting the Pro Extractor Blades Assembly counter clockwise. (Fig. 5)

  10. Do not store blended contents with the Pro Extractor Blade Assembly attached.

  11. Twist the Sip & Seal® lid onto the cup to enjoy your drink on the go. Press flip top cap firmly into the opening to get the best seal. The flip top cap locks open when pressed backward.

  12. For storage, only use Sip & Seal lid to cover.

  13. Be sure to store the Pro Extractor Blades Assembly attached to an empty cup when not in use.

  14. Make sure that the motor base is unplugged when not in use.

  15. To remove the motor base unit, tip the unit forward from the rear to easily disengage the suction cups.

Suggested Uses

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CAUTION: DO NOT process dry ingredients without adding liquid to the cup. This product is not intended for dry blending.

  • When blending sauces, make sure they’re cooled to room temperature first – Ninja® containers are not intended for hot blending.

FILLING YOUR NUTRI NINJA®
For best results, always follow recipe directions when filling your Nutri Ninja cups. When you’re not using a recipe, use the following guidelines:
Start with your fresh fruit or veggies. Then add any nuts, seeds or powder followed by any liquids like juice or milk. More liquid can help to integrate powder. Then add your frozen fruit and ice. Remember to securely tighten the blade and don’t overfill the cups. (Fig. 7)NUTRI-NINJA-BL481-1000-Watt-
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Care & Maintenance

HOW TO CLEAN

CAUTION: Make sure that the motor base is unplugged from the power source before inserting or removing any attachment and before cleaning.
CAUTION: DO NOT immerse the motor base into water or any other liquid.

  1. Separate/remove all parts from each other.

  2. Hand Washing: Wash the lids, Nutri Ninja® cups and Pro Extractor Blades® Assembly in warm, soapy water. When washing the Pro Extractor Blades Assembly, use a dish-washing utensil with a handle to avoid direct hand contact with blades. Handle Pro Extractor Blades Assembly with care to avoid contact with sharp edges. Rinse and air dry thoroughly.
    Dishwasher: The Nutri Ninja cups, lids, and Pro Extractor Blades Assembly are all dishwasher safe. The lids and Pro Extractor Blades Assembly are top- rack dishwasher safe. Ensure the Pro Extractor Blades Assembly is removed from the cup before placing in the dishwasher.
    WARNING: Handle the Pro Extractor Blades Assembly with care when washing, as the blades are sharp. Contact with the blades’ edges can result in laceration.

  3. Wipe the motor base clean with a damp cloth If the appliance needs servicing, please call customer service at 1-877-646-5288.

HOW TO STORE

  1. Store the Nutri Ninja® with AUTO-iQ™ upright with the blade assembly inside the corresponding container with the lid secured on top. Do not place anything on top. Store the rest of the attachments in a safe place where they will not be damaged and won’t cause harm. Loosely wrap the power cord around the motor base.

RESETTING THE MOTOR THERMOSTAT
The Nutri Ninja with AUTO-iQ features a unique safety system that prevents damage to the unit’s motor and drive system should you inadvertently overload your appliance. If the appliance is overloaded, the motor will stop. To reset the appliance, follow the resetting procedure below:

  1. Unplug the appliance from the electrical outlet.
  2. Remove and empty the cup and ensure that no food is jamming the Pro Extractor Blades Assembly.
  3. Allow the appliance to cool for approximately 30 minutes.
  4. Re-install the cup onto the base and re-plug the appliance into the electrical outlet.
  5. Proceed to use the appliance as before while making sure not to exceed the recommended maximum capacities.

Troubleshooting Guide

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ORDERING REPLACEMENT PARTS
To order additional parts and attachments, please visit our website: www.ninjakitchen.com or feel free to contact customer service: at 1-877-646-5288.

WARRANTY

ONE (1) YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
SharkNinja Operating LLC warrants this product to be free from material defects and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase when utilized for normal household use, subject to the following conditions, exclusions and exceptions.
The liability of SharkNinja Operating LLC is limited solely to the cost of the repair or replacement of the unit at our option. This Limited Warranty does not cover normal wear of parts and does not apply to any unit that has been tampered with or used for commercial purposes. This Limited Warranty does not cover damage caused by misuse, abuse, negligent handling or damage due to faulty packaging or mishandling in transit. This Limited Warranty does not cover damage or defects caused by or resulting from damages from shipping or repairs, service or alteration to the product or any of its parts, which have been performed by a repair person not authorized by SharkNinja Operating LLC.
If your appliance fails to operate properly while in use under normal household conditions within the warranty period, return the complete appliance and accessories, freight prepaid. For assistance with warranty service options or customer support, please call our customer care and product specialists at , call 1-877-646-5288 or visit our website www.ninjakitchen.com.
If the appliance is found to be defective in material or workmanship, SharkNinja Operating LLC will repair or replace it free of charge. Proof of purchase is required and a fee of $19.95 will apply to cover the cost of return freight. *

This Limited Warranty is extended to the original purchaser of the unit and excludes all other legal, implied, and/or conventional warranties. The responsibility of SharkNinja Operating LLC if any, is limited to the specific obligations expressly assumed by it under the terms of this Limited Warranty. In no event is SharkNinja Operating LLC liable for incidental or consequential damages to anyone of any nature whatsoever. Some states do not permit the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.

This Limited Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state or from province to province.

*IMPORTANT: Carefully pack items to avoid damage in shipping. Be sure to include proof of purchase date and to attach tag to item before packing with your name, complete address and phone number with a note giving purchase information, model number and what you believe is the problem with the item. We recommend you insure the package (as damage in shipping is not covered by your Limited Warranty). Mark the outside of your package “ATTENTION CUSTOMER SERVICE”.

Product Registration
Please visit www.ninjakitchen.com or call 1-877-646-5288 to register your new Ninja® product within ten (10) days of purchase. You will be asked to provide the store name, date of purchase and model number along with your name and address.
The registration will enable us to contact you in the unlikely event of a product safety notification. By registering you acknowledge to have read and understood the instructions for use, and warnings set forth in the accompanying instructions.

SharkNinja Operating LLC
US: Newton, MA 02459
CAN: Ville St-Laurent, QC H4S 1A7
1-877-646-5288
www.ninjakitchen.com

Copyright © SharkNinja Operating LLC 2016

Ninja, Nutri Ninja, Pro Extractor Blades and Sip & Seal are registered trademarks of SharkNinja Operating LLC.
Auto-iQ is a trademark of SharkNinja Operating LLC.
For SharkNinja U.S. Patent information visit sharkninja.com/USPatents.
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