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DASH DMW001AQ Mini vs Black and Decker WMD200B Double Side-by-Side Comparison

The DASH DMW001AQ Mini and the Black and Decker WMD200B Double waffle maker have totally different uses. So, which one should you pick? Here’s the answer!

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DASH Mini

Black and Decker Double

DASH DMW001AQ Mini vs Black and Decker WMD200B Double — Detailed Comparison

Overall Verdict

Ranking by
OverallScore Performance50% Design20% Ease of Use30% ScoreOverall 50%Performance 20%Design 30%Ease of Use Black and Decker Do...DASH Mini7.66.28.89.26.96.56.08.3
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On the one hand, you have a mini-sized waffle maker that can fit snugly in the palm of your hand (the DASH DMW001AQ Mini). On the other, you have a bulky, double-sided waffle maker that weighs 7.25 pounds.

To choose between either, consider your intended use. If you need something lightweight and compact that you can bring along with you on trips, the DASH DMW001AW Mini waffle maker is an excellent choice. Additionally, if you like to enjoy mini waffles as a midday snack, this mini waffle maker is the one for you.

The Black and Decker WMD200B Double waffle maker is an excellent fit for large families or people who need to cook a lot of waffles daily. The tandem-cooking ability of the dual sets of waffle plates was made for bulk cooking!

Pros & Cons

  • Does a decent job at making pre-mixed waffles
  • The waffle plates’ non-stick layer works well
  • Easy to use ‘plug-and-play’ design
  • Great cleanability
  • Capable of cooking two waffles at once with the double-sided design
  • Acceptable performance across all two tests
  • Solid build quality for the price
  • Plug-and-play design makes it very easy to use
  • Great cleanability thanks to the included drip tray
  • Unremarkable performance in the self-mixed recipe test
  • Relatively slow cooking speed
  • Thin layer of paint that can be easily scratched
  • Many safety issues
  • Bulky and heavy
  • Tends to undercook the bottom of the waffle
  • Lacks a control panel

Key Specs

Features
Compact size, indicator lights
Rotating baking chamber, indicator lights
Adjustable Settings
N/A
N/A
Dimensions
L6.3 x W5 x H2.5 inches
L13 x W7.5 x H7 inches
Material
Plastic housing; aluminum nonstick baking plates
Plastic; cast iron nonstick baking plates
Weight
1.3 lbs (0.6 kg)
7.3 lbs (3.3 kg)
Waffle diameter
4.0" (10.2 cm)
6.8" (17.3 cm)

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$12.13
$39.11

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
6.5
6.2

Self-Mixed Recipe

6.0
6.1
The golden-very dark brown top crust of a waffle baked for 6 minutes using our self-mixed recipe.
Top
The golden-very dark brown top crust of a waffle baked for 6 minutes using our self-mixed recipe.
The golden-very dark brown bottom crust of a waffle baked for 6 minutes using our self-mixed recipe.
A cross-section of a waffle baked for 6 minutes using our self-mixed recipe, revealing a dense core with few air bubbles.
A waffle baked for 6 minutes using our self-mixed recipe being torn down the middle by hand to test its consistency.
The very dark brown top crust of a waffle cooked in 5 minutes.
Top
The very dark brown top crust of a waffle cooked in 5 minutes.
The very dark brown bottom crust of a waffle cooked in 5 minutes.
The interior of a waffle with multiple air bubbles visible.
A waffle baked in 5 minutes being torn by hands to reveal the inner core during a texture test.
Heat Level
N/A
N/A
Cooking Time
5 minutes
5 minutes

Birch Benders Mix

7.0
6.3
The very dark brown top crust of a waffle baked for 7 minutes using a batter made from our Birch Benders mix.
The very dark brown top crust of a waffle baked for 7 minutes using a batter made from our Birch Benders mix.
The very dark brown bottom crust of a waffle baked for 7 minutes using a batter made from our Birch Benders mix.
A cross-section of a waffle baked for 7 minutes using our Birch Benders waffle mix. The interior of the waffle is revealed.
A waffle baked for 7 minutes using our Birch Benders waffle mix is torn down the middle by hands to test its consistency.
The dark brown top crust of a waffle baked in 7 minutes and 30 seconds.
The dark brown top crust of a waffle baked in 7 minutes and 30 seconds.
The pale yellow crust of a waffle baked in 7 minutes and 30 seconds.
The pale yellow crust of a waffle baked in 7 minutes and 30 seconds.
The waffle is being torn by hands to test its consistency and texture.
Heat Level
 N/A
N/A
Cooking Time
7 minutes
7 minutes 30 seconds

Design

Overall Design Scoring
6.0
8.8

In The Box

The aqua-blue waffle maker is in the middle. To its left and right are its instruction manuals and pamphlets.
The all-black Black and Decker double waffle maker WMD200B next to its removable drip tray and instruction manual.

Dimensions & Weight

The DASH DMW001AQ Mini waffle maker’s dimensions. The length is 6.3 inches, height 2.5 inches, and width 5 inches.
The Black and Decker WMD200B waffle maker with measurement markers to the side, showing the height as 7 inches, the length as 13 inches, and the width as 7.5 inches.
Length
6.3" (16.0 cm)
13.0" (33.0 cm)
Width
5.0" (12.7 cm)
7.5" (19.1 cm)
Height
2.5" (6.4 cm)
7.0" (17.8 cm)
Weight
1.3 lbs (0.6 kg)
7.3 lbs (3.3 kg)

Build Quality

5.0
10
The back side of the DASH Mini waffle maker. White cabling sleeve can be seen through a gap at the back of the unit.
The back hinge of the Black and Decker WMD200B rotating waffle maker’s baking chamber. Two metallic cabling sleeves are snaking around the back.

Waffle Plates

10
9.5
An overview of the DASH Mini’s waffle plates. The plates are black and have a classic-style waffle print.
An overview of the DASH Mini’s waffle plates. The plates are black and have a classic-style waffle print.
A close-up shot of the DASH Mini waffle maker’s waffle plate. It is black and treated with a layer of textured non-stick.
An overview of the Black & Decker double flip waffle maker WMD200B’s cooking plates.
An overview of the Black & Decker double flip waffle maker WMD200B’s cooking plates.
Close-up view of one of the Black and Decker WMD200B’s black, Belgian-style waffle plates.
Number of Plates
2
4
Grid Pattern
Classic-style
Belgian-style
Plate Area
12.57 inch
36.32 inches
Plate Length
4.0" (10.2 cm)
6.8" (17.3 cm)
Plate Width
4.0" (10.2 cm)
6.8" (17.3 cm)
Material
Cast aluminum
Cast iron
Non Stick Coating
Yes
Yes
Removable
No
No
Dishwasher Safe
No
No

Control Panel

0.0
0.0
Indicator Lights
Yes
Yes
Audible Alarm
No
No
Timer
No
No
Browning Control
No
No

Power Cord

The power cord of the DASH Mini waffle maker. It has a Type A plug.
A close-up view of the power plug of the Black and Decker WMD200B double flip waffle maker.
Plug Style
Type A (Flat Blade Attachment Plug)
Type A (Flat Blade Attachment Plug)
Length
2.5 ft (0.8 m)
2.0 ft (0.6 m)
Cable Management
No
No

Accessories

The removable and washable black, plastic drip tray of the Black and Decker double waffle maker WMD200B.
Material
N/A
Plastic
Removable
N/A
Yes
Dishwasher Safe
N/A
Yes

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
8.3
9.2

Handling

8.0
9.5

Safety

8.1
9.9
The temperature of the top lid of the DASH Mini waffle maker is being measured using a thermometer. The screen reads 191.3°F.
DASH DMW001AQ Safety Top-side temperature
The temperature of the top lid of the DASH Mini waffle maker is being measured using a thermometer. The screen reads 191.3°F.
The temperature of the base of the DASH Mini waffle maker is being measured using a thermometer. The screen reads 120.2°F.
The temperature of the handle of the DASH Mini waffle maker is being measured using a thermometer. The screen reads 98.2°F.
The temperature of the Black and Decker WMD200B waffle maker’s top lid is being measured using a thermometer in our thermal safety test. The screen reads 144.5°F.
The temperature of the Black and Decker WMD200B waffle maker’s top lid is being measured using a thermometer in our thermal safety test. The screen reads 144.5°F.
The temperature of the Black and Decker WMD200B’s base is being measured using a thermometer in our thermal safety test. The screen reads 86.5°F.
The temperature of the Black and Decker WMD200B’s base is being measured using a thermometer in our thermal safety test. The screen reads 87°F.
Top Side Temperature
191°F
144°F
Bottom Side Temperature
120°F
86°F
Handle Temperature
98°F
87°F

Cleanability

10
8.5
A close-up of dirty gunks and leftover batter within a small nook next to the handle of the Black and Decker WMD200B double Belgian waffle maker.
A close-up of dirty gunks and leftover batter within a small nook next to the handle of the Black and Decker WMD200B double Belgian waffle maker.
The Black+Decker WMD200B Double waffle maker with batter spilling out from inside the waffle plates down to the drip tray below.

Indicator Light Visibility

6.0
7.0
The blue center indicator light of the DASH Mini waffle maker is dimly shining.
A close-up of the indicator lights on the Black and Decker WMD200B double Belgian waffle maker. Both lights are shining dimly, one green and one red.

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