Last Updated on February 28, 2022 by Helena Rizzo
Whenever we think of making smoothies, pulverising vegetables and fruits, a Ninja blender is the beast we can rely on. Some Ninja blenders can be so loud, depending on the model. Talking about loudness, we’re looking at about 65 to 90 Decibels -that’s loud enough to complain.
The amount and size of what you’re blending is also a factor that determines how loud it can be. It gets so exasperating when it gets raucous and makes so much noise. The noise is not only unpleasant to the ear, but it also affects the quality of the blend and reduces the efficiency of the Ninja blender.
One might be thinking-“why try to reduce the noise when you can simply buy a quieter Ninja blender?” And the answer to that might be what if you like the quality of your ‘loud blender’?. You can lessen the noise on your Ninja blender with just a few tips.
This article will tell you how loud a Ninja blender can be, how to reduce the noise of your Ninja blender, and which Ninja blender is less noisy.
Why Is My Ninja Blender Getting Louder?
Ninja blenders can get louder for several reasons. Ninja blenders use powerful motors to crush and blend fruits of all kinds. The rotation of the motor fan causes so much noise.
Apart from the build-up of the Ninja blender, the state of the fruit you’re blending determines how loud it can get; if you’re blending a fruit that has frozen, it tends to make louder noise than when it isn’t frozen.
The model of the Ninja blender also determines whether or not it will be loud. Some use up to a thousand five hundred wattages (1500 Watt) motors which make it powerful and at the same time noise.
How Loud Can My Ninja Blender Get?
A typical Ninja blender can get up to 88 Decibels which is loud for the human ear. The quietest Ninja blender is about 69 Decibel.
Note: A conversation’s sound level or loudness is about 60 Decibel – Which is an average Decibel level.
How Do I Turn Off The Sound On My Ninja Blender?
Blenders are loud, but some blenders are louder than some. Using a blender early in the morning or late at night might disturb other family members who might be sleeping or reading. Fortunately, the sound can be damped using one or two steps.
Keep The Blender Away From The Wall
Moving the Ninja blender a couple of inches from the wall will reduce the noise of the Ninja blender. Although this doesn’t reduce the loudness abruptly, it does a great deal to reduce the bouncing back of the sound and hence reducing the loudness level significantly.
Keep The Ninja Blender On Top Of A Fabric
When your Ninja blender is placed on a cart or countertype, it produces a bass sound all around the kitchen and makes a lot of noise. You should place a kitchen towel or a thick towel before keeping your blender to cushion this effect. The towel absorbs the vibration. A foam or a silicone trivet can as well be used as long as it doesn’t obstruct the vent below the Ninja blender. The blender should be well placed to avoid wobbling of the blender while in use.
Use A Whisper Blend Sound Enclosure
If you desire to reduce the loudness more, you should consider using a whisper blend sound enclosure. It houses the Ninja blender and reduces a greater percentage of the noise.
How Do You Fix A Noisy Ninja Blender?
You can fix a noisy ninja blender, to do this, there are a few things you should do. These are:
Soundproof Your Ninja Blender
Soundproofing, as the name implies, means making no sound to escape the blender. To achieve this you have to use some soundproof materials like acoustic panels or foams to pad the motor part of your Ninja blender.
If you’re on a low budget, you can use household materials such as old but run rugs, thick towels, or foam to pad your Ninja blender. Simply cut your Soundproofing materials according to the dimensions of the sides of your blender and pad it appropriately, especially around the part where the motor is located.
Pad Nearby Surroundings
You might have a small kitchen making it near impossible to move your blender from the wall. You can pad the walls and other surroundings of the blender with soundproof foam. This could be done easily using double-sided tape to glue the soundproof foam to the wall neatly.
Form A Sound Enclosure Box
To reduce the loudness of your Ninja blender, you can make a sound enclosure box; the box should be slightly bigger than your Ninja blender. The sound-enclosed box can be made of materials like plastic, cardboard, or simply wood. When forming the box you should consider keeping one side of the Ninja blender open so that you can operate it easily.
You might not have time or be inexperienced in forming processes. The sound-enclosed systems are sold, so you might just buy them instead. When buying a sound enclosure box, you have to pay attention to the size, model, and materials used to produce the box concerning your Ninja blender. Placing your Ninja blender in an enclosure box will reduce the loudness to a considerable level.
Blend At A Lower Speed
Running your blender at a lower speed will reduce the speed and subsequently reduce the loudness. Blending at a lower speed will give a well-blended fruit or smoothie as well. If you’re blending, especially at odd hours, try reducing the speed.
Use Of Soundproof Blanket
Soundproof blankets are very useful in reducing the loudness of your Ninja blender. A sound blanket absorbs the sound of the spinning blades and that of the rotating motor. Using sound reduces noise pollution and gives your kitchen peace and tranquillity.
The sound brackets are sold in the store, or a search online can get you one, sold for $25 to $30.
When purchasing a sound blanket, you should keep in mind the size and dimensions of your Ninja blender. You can measure out the dimensions to ensure a good fit without touching the metallic part of the blender. It should cover atlases 2/3 of your blender and should be done properly to avoid the blanket from being ribbed.
Your Ninja blender might still produce noise at the base. You need to wrap another planet below and tie it with the other part to ensure no too little escape of noise.
Use Anti-Vibration Pads
Anti-vibrational pads are rubber mats that prevent the vibration of your Ninja blender while in service. It is more efficient than the use of foam and towels to reduce noise. Anti-vibrational pads are sold at stores and can also be purchased online for about 25 USD.
How Long Do Ninja Blades Last?
Ninja blenders do last for quite a long time. It has a one-year warranty from the manufacturers. From experience, it lasts for about 2 to 3 years when used daily following a vegan diet.
However, the life span depends on the care, usage, and what it is used to blend. Some online users complain that Ninja blenders don’t last longer than the 1-year warranty, but NO. That’s not true. Ninja blenders last for years and serve above their price point.
Is A Ninja Blender Louder Than Others?
Can a blender be considered quiet in the strictest meaning of the word? -No, it can’t. But some blenders have lower Decibels than others. So far, the Ninja blender has proven to be the quietest. Some models are very quiet and have less noise while others are loud and noisy.
The Ninja BL610 is one of the quietest blenders with 69 Decibel. Ninja blenders are good for intended and blending purposes. It depends on the model or design you buy. Some Ninja blenders are quieter than other blenders while some are loud. Some Ninja blenders are quiet.
How Do I Make My Ninja Blender Quieter?
You can reduce the loudness of your Ninja blender with the following steps:
- Use a cardboard box to soundproof your Ninja blender
- Wrap a towel around the blender to dampen the noise.
- Place rubber or silicone mat or towel beneath your Ninja blender
- Move your Ninja blender away from the wall to reduce the echoing effect.
- Get a soundproof rubber to cover your Ninja blender while in operation.
- Soundproof the surrounding or areas around the blender.
- Change the position of your Ninja blender if it is vibrating or echoing with the surroundings.
- Using ear protection when using your Ninja blender reduces the intensity of the noise diffusing into your eardrums.
- Getting a less or moderately powerful Ninja blender can reduce the intensity of vibration.