I bought this Sunbeam Mixmaster Compact Pro mixer in the Boxing Day sales and finally took it for a spin the other day.
Naturally there was butter involved.
Turns out the mixer is hopeless: the beaters don't reach the sides or bottom of the bowl, and all the batter just gets stuck in them. No wonder it was on sale.
The mixer part is detachable so you can use it as a normal hand mixer as well as a standing one, so I tried that and managed okay. But I'm taking it back, because if I'm going to make do with a poor quality hand mixer I'd rather use a $12 Kmart one and put the extra cash toward a Kitchen Aid.
Bad form Sunbeam.
Luckily I had the following with which to console myself: