This article contains the FAQs for the BL480 Series Nutri Ninja® Auto-iQ™. This supports the following product SKUs BL480, BL480D, BL481, BL481C, BL482 BL487, BL487Q, BL487T and BL488W.

What comes with the Nutri Ninja with Auto-iQ?

The Nutri Ninja includes: -1000 Watt motor base with Auto-iQ technology -2 Auto-iQ Programs, 2 Manual Programs Nutri Ninja Cups: -Jumbo Multi-Serve 32 oz. Nutri Ninja Cup -Regular 24 oz. Nutri Ninja Cup -Small 18 oz. Nutri Ninja Cup -Sip and Seal Lids -Pro Extractor Blades Getting Started Recipe & Wellness Guide with 30 Delicious Recipes: -Rachel Beller 3-Day Jump-Start Plan -Rachel Beller "Eat to Lose, Eat to Win" Nutri Ninja Edition 250 page Grab-N-Go Guide -- Included on specific retail configurations. To check what comes with your Nutri Ninja configuration, please refer to the product packaging.

How do I care for my Nutri Ninja with Auto-iQ?

-Use a damp cloth to wipe the motor base clean. The cups, blade, and lids are dishwasher safe, and it is recommended to put everything on the top rack. You can also squeeze 2-3 drops of dish soap into the jar, fill halfway with warm water and pulse, 5-10 times. For easiest cleaning, rinse or clean the cups and blades immediately after use. -The Nutri Ninja cups and blades are also dishwasher safe. Use extreme caution when cleaning & handling the blades. Always store the blades attached to the cup or a safe area.

Are there microwave-safe parts?

No, there are no microwave-safe parts.

What are the cups made of?

The Nutri Ninja Cups are made from Eastman Tritan"an extremely durable BPA-free plastic.

Are the Nutri Ninja cups BPA Free?

Yes. Tritan plastic is BPA free.

Are the blades rust proof?

Yes, the blades are made with a high-quality stainless steel that is rust-proof and dishwasher safe.

How much wattage does the Nutri Ninja with Auto-iQ have?

1000 Watts

How long is the cord?

3 feet

How fast do the blades spin?

With 1000 watts of power, the Pro Extractor Blades can spin at 21,000 RPMs!

Where can I purchase parts for my Nutri Ninja with Auto-iQ?

You can purchase replacement parts and accessories at

What is the warranty on the Nutri Ninja with Auto-iQ?

1-Year Limited Warranty

How large is the Nutri Ninja cup?

Depending on the specific retail configuration, there may be up to three different sizes of Nutri Ninja cups included. The full range of Nutri Ninja cup sizes are: -Mini 12 oz. with a max liquid line at 10 oz. -Small 18 oz. with a max liquid line at 16 oz. -Regular 24 oz. with a max liquid line at 22 oz. -Jumbo Multi-Serve 32 oz. with a max liquid line at 30 oz.

Where can I find more recipes to create in my Nutri Ninja with Auto-iQ?

Visit to find these recipes and more! The Nutri Ninja cookbook can be purchased online as well!

What is Nutrient & Vitamin Extraction?

-The Nutri Ninja with Auto-iQ can blend ice and frozen fruit in seconds! Traditional juicers provide little juice and remove the pulp which contains the healthy fiber, whereas the Nutri Ninja provides complete juicing with the benefits of entire fruits and vegetables, not just the juice. -The addition of the Auto-iQ Technology maximizes the nutrients that can be extracted from your juices because of the pulsing and pausing.

Can the Nutri Ninja with Auto-iQ handle frozen ingredients such as ice, frozen fruits & vegetables?

Yes, the Ninja Pro Extractor Blades breaks down frozen ingredients in seconds. For best results, use one of the Auto-iQ programs.

What if my Nutri Ninja with Auto-iQ will not turn on?

Be sure your Nutri Ninja with Auto-iQ is assembled correctly and plugged in. The cup must be turned clockwise to lock into place. Once the cup is locked onto the base, the timer will illuminate. Press one of the divs to activate.

Can I blend hot ingredients in the Nutri Ninja with Auto-iQ?

No, the Nutri Ninja with Auto-iQ is not recommended to blend hot ingredients.

Do the Nutri Ninja cups fit in car cup holders?

The Nutri Ninja cups are designed to be taken on the go and fit in most standard car cup holders.

Can I Blend hot ingredients in the Nutri Ninja with Auto-iQ?

No, the Nutri Ninja with Auto-iQ is not recommended to blend hot ingredients.

Does the grinder work if I don't have a blender?

No this attachment only functions when attached to a Ninja Auto IQ blender.

How much does the grinder hold? What is the volume?

12tbls. " enough to grind a an entire pot of coffee!

Is the grinder dishwasher safe?

Yes, all parts are dishwasher safe. The Grinder Cup w/ Blades & Lid.

What can I grind in the grinder?

Only grind dry ingredients such as coffee, peppercorns and dried chilli peppers. Use your nutri ninja cups for wet ingredients such as fruits and veggies.

What does the grinder work on?

The grinder works on both the BL488W and BL492W; actually the grinder works on the BL480, BL490, BL640 and BL680 Auto iQ series.

Which div should I press when using the grinder attachment?

For best performance press either HIGH or Start/STOP to grind your ingredients.

What are the seals made of?

Either silicone rubber or thermoplastic elastomer

Is there latex used in the material of the blender system?

There is no latex in the formulations.

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