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Which Model is my Cuisinart Food Processor Made In Japan

dutseal Jan 10, 2013 10:32 PM

Hello everyone.....I need help. I just bought an almost brand new Cuisinart Food Processor that is made in Japan. However, there is no model # indicated on the bottom of the fp. I have a link from Ebay where I bought it from. If someone can help me the model #, that would be great. Thanks in advance.

  1. d
    dutseal Jan 10, 2013 10:34 PM

    Sorry I forgot I can attach pics. Here they are.

    1. m
      Mother of four Jan 11, 2013 08:53 AM

      Can't help you as it doesn't look familiar,but it has to be a much older model,as nothing I have looks like that and I have three of them. The newest one of mine is 14 years old. I didn't realize that they were made in Japan.

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      1. re: Mother of four
        dutseal Jan 11, 2013 03:27 PM

        You got lucky it's made in Japan ;)

        The newer models are not as durable. Thanks for the help..

      2. Coogles Jan 11, 2013 11:23 AM

        Looks like this one...


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        1. re: Coogles
          dutseal Jan 11, 2013 03:43 PM

          Hi Coogles:

          Take a look at this listing on Ebay. Sorry I could not attach the pic, it won't allow me to save the image.


          If you notice, the warning on the bottom of the toggle that reads "Warning: Read Instructions Before Using." is exactly as the one shown on the one I just bought.

          The DLC-5 looks exactly the same in terms of model, however, it's missing that warning.

          I suspect the DLC-5 is the newer version of DLC-10.

          This is what the seller replied...

          "I didn't find a cup specification, but the booklet does list the part numbers all starting with the DLC designation. The chopping blade itself is marked DLC-10. Also, the booklet says that this Basic Model is compatible with all DLC-10 Plus parts. I'm sure if you google the dlc-10 you could find its bowl capacity. We did measure the bowl if you are good at computing volumes of a cylinder. It is 4 3/4" tall and 6 1/2" in diameter."

          However, to be precise, when I get the actual item, I promise to upload pics of the fp and the manual.

          Thanks for your help and have a great weekend!

          1. re: dutseal
            dutseal Jan 17, 2013 07:21 PM


            Just want to update you with my food processor. It came today and it is Practically brand new. No sign of use. Anyhow, it's the DLC-5. It comes with 2 slicing discs (DLC-103 and DLC-108) and the the regular stainless steel blade.
            Even though it looks outdated, it feels very very sturdy, and the motor is quiet.....

        2. Jay F Jan 11, 2013 12:36 PM

          As someone has already said, it looks like the DLC-5.


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          1. re: Jay F
            dutseal Jan 11, 2013 03:39 PM

            Thanks Jay. To solve the mystery, I will upload pics when I actually receive the item....but thanks for your input..

            Have a great weekend!

          2. Monica Jul 1, 2013 09:35 AM

            About 3 years ago, my mother in law gave me her food processor which had been sitting in her basement for God knows how long. I was pleasantly surprised to find it is made in Japan. It works great.

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