The company implies that this is a "commercial" machine because it has a built-in compressor. However, as other have noted, the plastic parts are very flimsy.
Recommend this product?
The inside part of the paddle broke on the third use. After replacing it, a plastic tab on the lid snapped off as I assembled the paddle and the lid for the fourth use.
It does make very good ice cream.
Amount Paid (US$): 255