Quick Facts - Omega 8004 Juicer
See the Omega J8004 Juicer in action
- The White version of the Omega 8006.
- Updated, heavier duty version of the Omega 8003.
- Convenient carrying handle.
- Good for juicing wheatgrass, leafy greens such as kale, as well as other fruits and vegetables.
- Redesigned auger is 8X stronger than the one in the Omega 8003 juicer.
- 15 year warranty.
- Included attachments allow the Omega 8004 to extrude pasta and bread sticks, grind spices and coffee, and make butters from nuts such as peanuts and almonds.
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The Omega 8004 Juicer is a powerful, heavy duty juicer that can help you add rich vitamins and minerals to your diet with little effort. The Omega 8004 will easily turn your favorite fruits, vegetables, wheatgrass, or leafy greens into delicious juice in just minutes. The versatile juicer can also double as a food processor giving you the capability to make soy milk and baby food; homogenize nut butters; extrude pasta; grind coffee beans and spices; mince and grind meats, fish, and herbs; and create frozen desserts.
The powerful commercial motor and heavy duty construction of the J8004 Juicer offers quiet operation as well as years of use. The masticating juicer's GE Ultem auger is a stone mill-like auger made of hygienic U.S. FDA-approved melamine and is stronger than other augers. It slowly rotates at 80 RPM to ensure maximum extraction of juice from your foods. The resulting dry pulp is discarded by the juicer's automatic pulp ejection system allowing for continuous juicing without turning off the machine. The low rotation of the auger also results in less foam in your juice than traditional juicers, as well as no heat rise for healthier juice that will last longer than other fresh juices.
The Omega 8004 Juicer is UL and cUL approved for household and commercial use, as well as CE approved. The J8004 Juicer is equipped with a 120v plug for use in the U.S., while the J8224 includes a 220v plug for European use [the J8224 is no longer available at KitchenKapers.com]. It measures 6 1/2" W x 14 1/2" D x 15 1/2" H. and includes a full 15 year warranty (1 year commercial and international warranty).
The Omega 8004 is easy to assemble. Just connect the drum with the housing by turning the locking clip clockwise and place the funnel onto the top of the drum's guide. For juicing, simply place the auger into the drum of the Omega J8004 and insert the juicing screen over the auger and into the drum. Attach the end cap to the drum by turning it counter-clockwise until it clicks. Now you're ready to juice. Insert the blank instead of the screen for mincing, or add one of six nozzles between the blank and the end cap for extruding pasta.
To use the Omega Juicer 8004, first decide what materials you will be using. For most fresh fruits, vegetables, and greens, use the juicing screen over the auger. If you want to mince peppers, garlic, ginger, herbs, meat, fish, soaked rice and beans, or if you want to extrude pasta or make nut butters or homogenize, use the blank.
For regular juicing, assemble the Omega J8004 accordingly and press the ON button. Feed small amounts of your cut produce into the guide of the J8004 juicer, and use the included plunger to press the food gently down. Leave the machine on as you add more fruits or vegetables. It is best to alternate between hard and soft foods to ensure your soft foods are fully pushed through. If you want to add wheatgrass juice or similar, feed those into the juicer before feeding your fruits or veggies. If the machine gets clogged or stops working, simply press the reverse button a few times and then the ON button to resume use. The Omega 8004 should not be continuously run for more than 30 minutes. Be sure to stop the machine before changing accessories or touching any moving parts.
To clean the Omega Juicer, turn the juicer off and simply reverse the assembly. Rinse all parts in cold water; then wash the parts in warm soapy water or place on top rack of the dishwasher. Do not immerse the motor/housing unit.
Also available in Black / Chrome as the Omega 8006 Juicer
Read the transcript for our Omega J8004 Juicer Demonstration
I'm Pete with Kitchen Kapers. We're talking about the Omega J8004 Juicer and Nutrition Center.
Now, the 8004 is exactly the same as the 8006. It's just that the 8006 is chrome and the 8004 is white. We've got lots of videos up of the 8006 in action. We've got videos grinding coffee, making pasta, making peanut butter, and I really encourage you to check those out because this can do all those cool things.
We're going to go ahead and give an overview right now and show it juicing a little bit. But you need to check out those videos of what the 8006 can do.
We're just going to throw it together. There are a lot of parts, but it actually goes together really easily. First thing, we're just going to stick on our little juicing body here. This just moves right in. There's just a little lock ring that just locks it into place nice and easy.
We have the auger here. This is the heavy duty auger. So the 8004 and 8006 have the heavy duty auger, and then the older model, which is the 8003, 8005 does not have the heavy duty auger. That just slides right in like that.
We've got two juicing screens here. This is the actual juicing screen. You can tell that it is because you can see the little screen there where it's going to do the extraction. That's just going to slide in there.
This other piece is the blank. This is what you are going to use if you are grinding coffee, making peanut butter, making pasta. So we're not going to use that today.
Once we've got that in, just going to put the little end on there. It took me a second, but that just locks into place right there. We've got a hopper. Goes right on top of the feed tube. There is a note—relative to some of the other juicers that Omega makes, this feed tube is kinda on the small side. It's still really functional, but if you are doing like big carrots—I've got some carrots I had to cut up here that we're going to juice in a minute—and certainly apples, you are going to have to cut them up in order to fit down in that feed tube. And there is a pusher here that you can use to push down in the feed tube.
We've got two little buckets here. We're going to take this one. This is what's going to catch our juice. We've got a little screen here that just fits in there. That just kinda helps to filter out any bits of pulp that might actually get through to your juice. It slides in there. This guy goes here, and that's going to catch the pulp as it comes out.
The one other part that we didn't talk about yet is you've got these pasta attachments or pasta ends here. There are different sizes for a couple different sizes of breadsticks you can make, and there are a couple linguini flat noodles, and then a couple sizes of spaghetti that you can use if you are making pasta.
I'm just going to turn the juicer on. It moves relatively slow, and a lot of people are surprised by that because they are used to the fast moving high speed juicers. But the masticating juicers move slow and kind of crush the food in order to get the juice out. And what that does is the slow speed doesn't build up any heat; the heat can destroy our enzymes and the other healthy, nutritious stuff that you want in your juice.
So we're just going to start sticking some stuff in. Here's a little bit of carrot that we're going to stick in there. It's good to use the pusher to kind of get that down in there. We'll put in a little wheat grass. This thing is good at doing wheat grass. A lot of people are juicing wheat grass these days. Kinda push that down in there. Get some more carrot down in there with our wheat grass, little bit of apple. To put some things like carrots in with your wheat grass kinda helps it move it through the juicer nicely.
That's it! You can see that you've got your juice here. You can see how dry that pulp is. That really shows exactly how much you've extracted and that you've gotten everything out of that fruit or vegetable as you can.