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Nesco FD-1040 Gardenmaster Digital Pro Food Dehydrator

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ITEM# 15359003
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    ITEM#: 15359003

    Dry fruit and vegetables, herbs and flowers, granola or strips of jerky in hours instead of days with this 1000-watt food dehydrator. Top mounted fan eliminates liquids dripping into the heater chamber.

    • 1000 watts of drying power allows you to dry more, faster
    • Digital controls for easy use
    • Patented Converga-Flow forces heated air down the exterior pressurized chamber, then horizontally across each individual tray, converging in the center, for fast, even and nutritious drying
    • Dries in hours, not days
    • Fruit rolls 3-6 hours, beef jerky 4 hours, apples 4-6 hours, bananas 5-8 hours, pineapple 4-6 hours
    • Powerful 2,400-RPM fan motor mean faster, more nutritious drying
    • Adjustable temperature from 90-160 degree Farenhiet digital thermostat control gives you the flexibility to get the best results
    • Vita-save exterior is an opaque exterior that blocks light to retain more of the food's nutrients and vitamins during the drying process
    • Expandable to meet your needs this four-tray unit can be expanded with up to 20 trays (20-square feet)
    • No-spill fruit roll sheet perfect for drying semi-liquids: soups, sauces, fruit rolls
    • No flavor mixing, no need for tray rotation
    • A square foot per tray (15-inch diameter)
    • Easy to clean base and trays are completely immerisible
    • Brand: Nesco
    • Included items: 52-page recipe and instruction book, 1 solid sheet, 1 mesh sheet, and 1 packet jerky spice to make great tasting beef jerky or venison jerky.
    • Type: Food Dehydrator
    • Finish: Glossy
    • Color White
    • Style: Modern
    • Settings: Temperature range from 90-160 degrees Farenheit
    • Display: Digital
    • Wattage: 1000
    • Model: FD-1040
    • Dimensions: 15.5 inches high x 15.5 inches wide x 9.5 inches deep


    Type Dehydrator
    Assembly Assembled
    Color White
    Number of Overall Speed 10
    Product Features Variable Temperature Control
    Speed Control Type Button
    Variable Temperature Control Yes
    Wattage 1000-1500 Watts, 800-1000 Watts
    Dimensions 15.5 x 15.5 x 9.5 inches
    Warranty 1 year Limited Manufacturer
    Model Number FD-1040
    Country of Origin United States

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    • Most Helpful

    • I like the product so far and would recommend it.
      Verified Purchase

      The product seems to be of good quality and will get many years of use. Thanks!

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      musicman50 Jun 15, 2013
    • Most Recent

    • Nice Trays
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      The trays are nice and spacious, but you have to store it somewhere and it is big. It takes way longer that I imagined to dry things out and if it is smelly like liver treats for dogs then plan on a stinky house.

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      jillrig Jun 24, 2017
    • Great for beef jerky!
      Verified Purchase

      I absolutely love using this to make beef jerky. All my family members finish off a batch pretty quickly!

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      pattyb013 Jun 16, 2017
    • Food dehydrator
      Verified Purchase

      My husband bought this item and completely enjoys using it.

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      89amyzmom Jan 29, 2017
    • Works Great
      Verified Purchase

      I waited a while to write a review on this and I really love it. It works as it states and does a wonderful job. I want to order more trays for it.

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      klmiura Dec 29, 2016
    • mr sergio
      Verified Purchase

      very good and you can dehydrated food a lot quitter the regular dehydrator

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      Sergio H. Feb 2, 2016

    Questions & Answers

    • Q:

      "Why did you choose this product?"

      • A:

        Due to good reviews, and because it meets my exact needs.

      • A:

        Gift. Price. Reviews.

      • A:

        I chose this product because I had one exactly like it and got my monies worth out of my last one.

      • A:

        My husband wanted a food dehydrator and was looking at a cheap one. I told him I rather have him get a good one and told him to look at Overstock.com.

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    • Q:

      "will the trays from a older fd-50 fit this unit?"

      • A:

        No, these trays are 2" larger at 15 1/2"

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