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Vitamix Black Friday deal: A new Explorian E320 is $100 off for today only (Update: Sold out)

This top-rated machine sells for $350, but you can get it for $250 during Amazon's flash sale.

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Update, Nov. 28: All three models are currently sold out, but we'll update this post if and when inventory is replenished. 

Vitamix is the Peloton of blenders. The Sonos. The Apple. It's the top-tier, premium brand in its space, with prices to match and rare discounts. That's what makes this flash sale especially exciting: A pair of new Vitamix blenders are on sale at Amazon. A Vitamix Explorian and the more powerful Pro Series 750 are down to $250 and $390 respectively. If you're just looking to upgrade your canister, Amazon has dropped the price on a 64-ounce Aer Disc Container, designed especially to whip and emulsify foam for cocktails and lattes, make whipped cream and create other fluffy stuff. It's just $100 ($45 off) during the Black Friday Vitamix flash sale.

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Amazon also had a refurbished Vitamix Explorian E320 64-ounce low-profile blender for $179.95. That's $90 off the regular refurb price and $170 off the price of a new one. It just sold out but we'll be sure to update this post if it's restocked sometime soon. 

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A new Explorian is on sale at Amazon. While we often find this model on sale for $280, it rarely drops below that, so the $250 price tag is a legit deal if you want to bag a brand-new blender.

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For a slightly amped-up Vitamix, the Professional Series 750 is also on sale, down more than $200 to $390. This comes with a large 64-ounce low-profile container and has an added self-cleaning function.

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This is an Amazon Renewed product, meaning Amazon proper will cover you for 90 days if anything goes wrong (or you just want a refund). However, you also get a full three-year warranty from Vitamix, same as you'd get with a new one. (CNET has investigated reconditioned Vitamix blenders before, so check that out if you want to learn more.) Unlike some models, this one's low-profile design means it should fit under kitchen cabinets. It offers 10 variable speeds and a dishwasher-safe lid and container.

CNET hasn't reviewed this model, but nearly 800 Amazon buyers of this reconditioned model collectively rated it 4.7 stars out of 5. If you've been lusting after a Vitamix but were put off by sky-high pricing, this is about as good as it gets.

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One of the Vitamix claims to fame is soup: While blending, the blades heat up enough to turn cold ingredients into hot soup within about 6 minutes.

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