Internet #203740009

Model #FD-61

Snackmaster Encore 4-Tray Expandable White Food Dehydrator

  • 500-Watt of drying power ensures improved drying
  • Converga-Flow drying dehydrator ensures consistent drying
  • Expands to hold up to 12 trays for larger storage capacity
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$6849
Healthy Snacks the Affordable Way
Make beef jerky and other healthy snacks at home by learning to use the Nesco Snackmaster Encore food dehydrator with a multi-tier design.
Highlights
  • 500-Watt of drying power ensures improved drying
  • Converga-Flow drying dehydrator ensures consistent drying
  • Expands to hold up to 12 trays for larger storage capacity
  • Includes 4 trays for optimum item segregation
  • 120-minute timer ensures customized drying results
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Product Overview

The Nesco FD-61 Snackmaster Encore Food Dehydrator features a sleek, contemporary design, 500-Watt of drying power and generates maximum speed and quality for dehydrating fruits, vegetables, beef jerky and venison jerky. Helps dry food in hours, not days like ordinary food dehydrators. The top mounted fan eliminates the worry of liquids dripping into the heating chamber.
  • Patented Converge-Flow drying system ensures even drying - no need to rotate trays
  • Fast, easy and economical way to make delicious fruit snacks, vegetables, herbs and beef jerky at home
  • 500-Watt of drying power with top mounted fan
  • Includes four trays, but is expandable to twelve trays with optional Add-A-Trays (LT-2GP), which are 13-1/2 in. Dia
  • 120-minute timer

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
13.5
Product Height (in.)
9.25
Product Width (in.)
13.5

Details

Appliance Type
Dehydrator
Color/Finish
Tan
Color/Finish Family
Beige
Features
No Additional Features
Includes
No Additional Items
Maximum Drying Time (hrs.)
8
Number of Trays
4
Preset Cooking Options
Dehydrate
Product Weight (lb.)
6.1
Returnable
180-Day
Small Appliances Color Family
White
Small Electric Product Type
Dehydrator
Style
Modern
Wattage (watts)
500

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
ETL Listed,UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
1-year warranty

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Questions & Answers

12Questions16Answers

What's the difference between FD-61 and FD-60? Can the extra trays with 13.5" diameter (LT-2W ?)...

Asked by fruitLover July 5, 2020
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Might just be color since they both are 500 watts. I did get the additional trays I purchased at another website along with the fruit roll tray and 6 sheets for small items. + This thing is great I now believe every household should have one.

Is it make in USA or china?

Asked by Ty April 17, 2020
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China

Does it have an ON/OFF switch?

Asked by PostalWorker December 19, 2019
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No

Where can you buy extra trays for this item?

Asked by CJ December 16, 2019
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extra trays can be purchased at Nesco.com among other online and brick and mortar retailers.

Is this unit bps free?

Asked by Suz October 27, 2019
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I brought mine months ago and I love it

Does it have a thermostat and automatic shut off/ timer

Asked by Dusty September 9, 2019
1
Answer

Yes, it has a thermostat.

Does Home Depot sell the extra trays for this dehydrator?

Asked by Papa October 13, 2017
1
Answer

Hi there, we do not offer the trays separately on Homedepot.com. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot!

What are the trays made of?

Asked by Wisconsin July 7, 2017
1
Answer

They are made of plastic/silicone and are dishwasher safe.

Temperature range?

Asked by Mike April 12, 2017
1
Answer

The temperature range is 90-140 degrees F.

What temperature do you use for dehydrated apples and for how long

Asked by Ashley January 1, 2017
3
Answers

Girl read the manual. Smh

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I is perfect, just had to buy another 3 trays for the fruit leather and the mesh for the herbs an...
I is perfect, just had to buy another 3 trays for the fruit leather and the mesh for the herbs and 2 more additional trays l. Lol Anyways sounds like a lot but not. This machine would be so perfect if it had the timer but doesn't- I adjusted by setting alarms in my phone and when is something that takes 4ever I run this overnight and in the morning I unplug it thanks to the alarm. Overall I like it and I see myself using this for years to come, ofcourse if it can handle it. The candy you can make by drying fruit will impress some people too.
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Arrived timely. Works great. Seems to dry the foods faster than the times noted in the book, so...
Arrived timely. Works great. Seems to dry the foods faster than the times noted in the book, so you will want to periodically check the progress while it is drying. Really like it; good purchase.
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Kids of all ages will love using the Nesco Snackmaster food dehydrator! I always pass the displays in the grocery store with the expensive, but delicious, dried fruits and snacks but now I can make my own inexpensively! This dehydrator is about the size of a crock pot - approx. 13" wide and comes with four stackable trays but the serious chef can stack up to 12 trays. We started exploring the world of dried foods with sliced apples and banana chips. The booklet provided a few basic recipes but the internet and books are available. The motor makes a soft humming sound and in a few short hours we had our dried apples and bananas to eat. It was so easy! Delicious! I'm looking forward to making jerky, fruit snacks, dried herbs, and so much more! I have a friend who dries her sauces and freezes them for later use. This model has an adjustable temperature control ( 95 to 160 degrees) and cleans easily. The booklet mentioned that it can go into the dishwasher but taken out before the drying cycle. The prices for dehydrators vary but this Nesco Snackmaster is an inexpensive way to get started.
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Works great! I use it all the time.
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I've been using this dehydrator nearly everyday since I got it. Most recently I dried some parsley and also made chicken jerky (see pics). The dehydrator comes with recipes, tips, and instructions that are easy to understand and genuinely helpful. While dehydrating, the fan is surprisingly quiet. It sounded similar to a small desk fan. My kitchen is next to my TV room and I can't hear the fan over the volume of the TV. If you're thinking about making some jerky or drying herbs/fruits, this will definitely get the job done.
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Excellent Dehydrator..!
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This dehydrator works well. The settings are simple, and the internal fan and air movement keeps everything drying at the same pace on the various trays. I took about 5 hours to dehydrate peppers straight from the garden, and it worked great! If there is one downside, there is no Power On/Off button. When you plug it in, it’s on… I’d like a main power switch. The single switch temperature control is easy to use and well labeled. Simple, easy to use and effective, this dehydrator does what it says it will do. I love it! And, I recommend it!
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This is my second Nesco, I wanted to be able...
This is my second Nesco, I wanted to be able to do more. It's exactly as stated, the trays fit my older unit too, so all my accessories work. It arrived in perfect condition and on time and has already dried a batch of veggies!
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It should make different space sizes so to dry various...
It should make different space sizes so to dry various fruits.
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Dehydrator did not work - I plugged it and just...
Dehydrator did not work - I plugged it and just could smell burning plastic
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We really like it. The dryer is very easy to...
We really like it. The dryer is very easy to use with simple instructions We have dried about 25 pounds of apples so far this week and they have turned out awesome. We will be drying nectarines next.
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So fun to be able to dry some fruit - great product.
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