The Vitamix S30 gives you total control over your blending and allows you to create all your favourite soups, smoothies and more. Variable speeds With a wide range of speeds to choose from, you can take full control and achieve the exact texture you want. Whether you want to make a chunky salsa, a smooth milkshake, or anything in between, you can adjust the speed to meet your needs. Pulse To get more texture in your recipes, you can use the pulse feature and combine smooth layers with chunky layers, ideal for creating thick salsas and soups. Read more… 2 containers With this blender you'll get two containers - 1 20-ounce container that doubles as a travel cup, and 1 40-ounce container for cooking small batches of soups, smoothies and more. Vented lid When you're blending hot mixtures, the vented lid plug will release steam, and can easily be removed from the container so that you can add ingredients or use the tamper.