This Bosch Compact competes effortlessly with KitchenAid's smaller machines. The Compactoutsells all European kitchen machines combined! Although a smaller machine than the Bosch Universal Plus Mixer, the Compact is designed for heavy loads of dough or batter. Overheating is not a problem when mixing 100% whole wheat dough with the powerful 400 watt motor. The most impressive feature about this Bosch Compact mixer is its remarkable engineering. This mixer will mix the smallest of mixtures to the largest, mixing is thorough and efficient. You will not find ingredients unmixed anywhere in this bowl.