Cuisinart ICE-21 vs ICE-30BC

Some difference between Cuisinart ice-21 and ice-30BC:
The ice-30BC is larger, holds up to 2 quarts that is 0.5 quarts more than ice-21.
The ice-21 is sold for $30 cheaper than the ice-30BC on cuisinart.com
Design of the On/Off control is different.
Freezing Time on Cuisinart ICE-30BC is shorter.
The Mixing Arm is redesigned on ice-30BC, but it is small, only scrapes one side while instead of scraping both sides like the ICE-21, thus leaves more buildup on the sides.
The ice-21 produces less ice crystals.
ICE-30BC is noisier.

Compare Cuisinart ICE-30BC and Cuisinart ICE-21

 Cuisinart ICE-21Cuisinart ICE-30BC
White Cuisinart ICE-21 Frozen Yogurt-Ice Cream & Sorbet MakerWhite Cuisinart ICE-30BC Ice Cream Maker

Price$59.95 at cuisinart.com on 2014-07-16$89.95 at cuisinart.com on 2014-07-16
Capacityup to 1.5 quartsup to 2 quarts
On/Off ControlSwitchDial
Freezing Timebetween 16 hours and 24 hoursbetween 6 hours and 22 hours
Weightnot specified13.5 pounds
Dimensionsnot specified8.25" x 8.00" x 11.25"
Freezer BowlDouble Insulated Freezer BowlDouble Insulated Freezer Bowl
FeetNonslip Rubber FeetNonslip Rubber Feet
Cord StorageUnused cord can be stored into the base.Unused cord can be stored into the base.
WarrantyLimited 3-year warrantyLimited 3-year warranty
User ManualUser ManualUser Manual

Overall, according to users’ experience and reviews, the ICE-30BC is easier to use, but the ICE-21 makes better ice cream.

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