This model is closely related to the popular 5200 model, But this one has 3 presets which the 5200 doesn’t and no touch screen to go bad.
5 year Warranty
Three pre-programmed settings offer consistent results with walk-away convenience for
Smoothie, Hot Soup, and Frozen Dessert recipes.
This is the one I got my Wife and she has used it everyday since. She almost fainted when I got it for her.
These are models from Costco or QVC that were not sold and returned to Vitamix. Vitamix slaps a new generic label on them and has to call them reconditioned. Our was brand new when we got it.
It will go back up to $ 379 soon so now is the time to buy..