Meet the Cuisinart CSB-300 Smart Stick Hand Blender: a variable speed , rechargeable hand blender with an electric knife attachment to allow you to carve a roast or slice a loaf of bread more conveniently. You also get a chopper for nuts, cheese, and garlic.
The shaft is 9.5 inches long. You get 5 speeds and 20 minutes of run time on each charge. Like what you see? You can get yours for under $200 at this time.