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Model #HRFD-SSS

4-Tray Medium Stainless Steel Freeze Dryer with Mylar Starter Kit

  • Preserve your food up to 25 years
  • Preserves the nutrition, taste, and texture
  • Freeze dry fruits, veggies, meats, dairy, desserts, & full meals
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Preserve your favorite foods for longer with the Harvest Right 5-Tray Freeze Dryer. This unit comes with a mylar starter kit. Discover how this technique was developed and how you can use it. Keep ingredients and meals fresh for up to 25 years.
Highlights
  • Preserve your food up to 25 years
  • Preserves the nutrition, taste, and texture
  • Freeze dry fruits, veggies, meats, dairy, desserts, & full meals
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Price:
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Specifications

product
Number of Trays
4
Maximum Drying Time (hrs.)
36
Features
Power On Light IndicatorTouchpad Controls

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
25 in
Product Height (in.)
30 in
Product Width (in.)
20 in

Details

Appliance Type
Freeze Dryer
Color/Finish
Stainless Steel
Color/Finish Family
Stainless Steel
Features
Power On Light Indicator,Touchpad Controls
Includes
No Additional Items
Maximum Drying Time (hrs.)
36
Number of Trays
4
Preset Cooking Options
No Presets
Product Weight (lb.)
110 lb
Returnable
180-Day
Small Appliances Color Family
Grey
Small Electric Product Type
Freeze Dryer
Wattage (watts)
1700 W

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CE Certified
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year limited warranty

Product Overview

Perfect for freeze drying fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy products, meals, desserts, and more. Patented technology preserves the taste, nutrition, and texture of nearly any food for up to 25 years. Variable wattage.
  • Freeze dry 1,450 lbs. of fresh food per year (7-10 lbs. per batch)
  • In a years time, you can freeze dry 312-Gallons of food
  • Easy to use just press start and the freeze dryer will beep when finished
  • Maintenance: simply filter and replace oil takes 1 or 2 minutes
  • Includes: mylar starter kit (impulse sealer, fifty 8 in. x 12 in. mylar bags, fifty oxygen absorbers), vacuum oil pump 7 CFM, stainless steel trays, oil filter, 1 Qt. vacuum pump oil, door pad, vacuum pump hose, owners manual, power cords
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Number of Trays4478
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Wattage (watts)1700 W1700 W1700 W1700 W
Maximum Drying Time (hrs.)36363636
Preset Cooking OptionsNo PresetsNo PresetsNo PresetsNo Presets
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Questions & Answers

26Questions13Answers

one of the pictures shows Mylar bags, oxygen absorbers, and impulse sealer. are they included with the freeze dryer?

Asked by eg February 12, 2021
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Is there a person that can service freeze dryers near Arlington, WA 98223

Asked by Sandy January 16, 2021
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Answer

Harvest Right manages all customer service related issues from their corporate office. They will replace parts or the freeze dryer if necessary.

I want to freeze dry soup. Do I need a different tray? I could not find the answer on your site.

Asked by jfk November 24, 2020
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Answer

The trays that come with the freeze dryer are all you need, there is not a special king of tray you need to use. Soup works great in the Harvest Right freeze dryer! You just pour any kind of soup into the stainless steel trays and push start.

I'm not clear on why Home Depot suggests adding a pump and a sealer to the purchase when a pump a...

Asked by Paul October 10, 2020
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Answer

It is their automated marketing system that makes recommendations for other products that are similar in nature. But there is no need to purchase an additional vacuum pump or sealer because they already come included.

Does the freeze dryer come with vacuum pump?

Asked by Susan October 10, 2020
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Answers

Yes the freeze dryer comes with a vacuum pump.

How this dry my clothes by freezing? Will it make my shirts too crisp?

Asked by Plau August 20, 2020
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Freeze dried penis.

Does this require a well ventilated environment? Due to small space, we are looking to use this i...

Asked by HH August 8, 2020
1
Answer

A garage is the perfect spot to run your freeze dryer, in fact that is the recommended place to keep your freeze dryer. That will be plenty of ventilation.

Can you transport this sideways or does it have to be transported upright? Looking to take advant...

Asked by HH August 8, 2020
1
Answer

You can transport it sideways if necessary for a few hours. But when you arrive at your destination you will need to stand it upright and let it sit for 36 hours before you use it.

Does this require the HarvestRight oil pump, or would it be fine to buy 3rd party oil pump or oil...

Asked by HH August 8, 2020
1
Answer

You can use any kind of vacuum pump oil for the standard vacuum pump that comes with the freeze dryer.

what pump comes with the medium Harvest Right? On the Harvest Right site they list 3 different types of pumps.

Asked by Dale August 7, 2020
1
Answer

The standard Harvest Right vacuum pump comes with the freeze dryer. As of right now HomeDepot.com does not sell the upgraded pumps: Premier and Oil Free vacuum pumps.

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Customer Reviews

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  • 98% recommend this product
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love my freeze dryer
I have had a medium freeze dryer for about 6 months and love it so far. I have built up a small stock pile of freeze dried food that is mostly left overs and from the garden that I would have normally have tossed in the trash. I have found that using a vacuum sealed food jar that holds in heat helps with rehydrating.
by ereardon
Fun to use!
A freeze dryer is a big investment, but I have used mine 24/7 since I got it! There is a steep learning curve but the company has excellent customer service to make sure you get the most out of your purchase. The freeze dried fruit is amazing and everyone loves it!
by LisaC
Love this machine!
While there is a bit of a learning curve, I love using this freeze dryer! I can use up all the excess on the farm and save it in my food storage. The instructions are easy to follow and the support team is very responsive if you have questions. Yes, the pump is loud but join a Facebook group to get tons of ideas to help with that.
by RPond
Love this machine!!!
My husband and have been wanting one for a few years. We finally bought one after we received our stimulus package and have owned it currently for 6 months. I absolutely love this machine!! We experienced hurricane Michael in 2018 and realized our food storage at that time was not desirable. I now can store up food we like. Donuts, pizza, spaghetti, mac n cheese, grilled cheese sandwiches, fruit, veggies, jello, pudding, yogurt, chili, meat, milk, raw eggs ....the list goes on. The food tastes great when eaten dry or reconstituted. Tastes way better then name brand stuff in the store. Our garden no longer has any waste and our leftovers are never wasted. We own an airplane and now we can take meals with us without added weight. My kids love experimenting with different foods and love the results. This purchase was worth the money!! In the picture you will see our large freeze dryer onto of a desk. Its located in our entry way. Underneath is the oil pump and my husband built a filtration system for the oil so I don't have to change out the oil very often. Its in a cubby hole with fans and with sound proof foam to mute the sound of the oil pump. I wish I had a dedicated room , but I don't. So for us this works perfectly.
by Jester6
4 people found this helpful
Best investment for the home and lab!
We have 5 HarvestRight freeze dryers at our facility and they are amazing! The money alone u will save in food preservation will pay for unit over time. They are built to the highest standard right here in the USA and tech support is very helpful in addressing any issues or questions that may pop up. Maintaining your equipment is key to keeping anything tip top but these are built to last! From drying Fresh fruit, meats for dog foods or long term storage and making some good ole fresh frozen Solvent-less Hash, this is the machine for you!!!
by JasperM
3 people found this helpful
Innovating
We have had our Harvest Right for two years. We are considering adding to our HR family. We love being on the forefront of this technology for the home. We have purchased freeze dried foods over the years but now we can do our own favorites and comfort foods. There is definitely a learning curve in the beginning but HR support team is there along with you on this journey. They are always a phone call or email away. We have upgraded software a couple of times. They are always looking to make any changes to make sure they have the best product for their customers.
by HR2018
1 person found this helpful
Harvest Right Freeze Dryer
Since we have received our FD in the spring of 2020, it has not stopped running. Called the company and had excellent customer service and wonderful response and help. The young lady that I spoke with was pleasant and easy to communicate with. Soup is the thing that we love FD'ing, it reconstitutes easily and tastes just like the day we made it.
by Susan
3 people found this helpful
Love all 3 of my Harvest Rights.
I have 3 freeze dryers from harvest right. They are amazing. We use them for our business. Anytime we have any issues their customer service goes out of the way to help us resolve it.
by Eaparker83
6 people found this helpful
Great Customer Service
I love my Harvest Right Freeze Dryer!!! - Unfortunately is started having a vacuum seal problem after about 6 months of successful use. The saving grace was that Customer Service got back to me quickly and frequently until my machine was operating correctly. Customer service was great working with me. I only got through the phone line once, but I was called back each time I left a message. The online portal for submitting questions was also great - gave directions to get the log files uploaded that helped the technicians diagnose a problem with my pump. I was super frustrated that it went out just as I had several loads to run (meat, eggs, and fruit) - Harvest right worked with me to get a quick solution, and my dryer is back up and running!!! Not sure why my initial pump stopped pulling adequate vacuum.
by Chris
Long wait but worth it
These things are in high demand right now! We ordered our black medium sized unit in April and had to wait almost 3 months to receive it. The wait was worth it. It arrived via Fedex freight and was well packaged on a pallet. It is fairly heavy so it is probably best to have two people or at least a dolly available. We have been running ours pretty much non-stop, experimenting, learning and getting a feel for how it works. We have contacted support a couple times with various questions and they have been responsive and helpful. We went with the upgraded oil pump and it is very quiet. When you receive your unit you will notice that there is an insulating "pillow" that you are directed to place inside before shutting the door. My wife made the comment "Why have a clear door to see the food if you have to stuff that pillow in front of everything?!" Of course I called support and was told that you technically do not have to use the pillow but it will save some energy and potentially reduce time. We have run it with and without the pillow and although we have not seen any noticeable time differences, we did notice that the potential condensation buildup on the outside of the door is much less. Initially we set ours up on our first floor, but then moved it to the basement where it is cooler and this has also helped reduce time. We just ordered a second set of trays as we plan on freezing food in our chest freezer before placing it in the freeze dryer. This will hopefully reduce time/energy and increase production for our large family!
by Athanasius
10 people found this helpful
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