The FoodSaver 4840 2-in-1 Vacuum Sealing System has an innovative design and contains features found in both hand held and counter top vacuum sealing devices. You can use this sealer for heat sealing as well as for handheld vacuuming capabilities.. With this FoodSaver 4840 vacuum sealing you can keep your food items fresh up to five times longer than traditional storage methods.
- 2-in-1 sealing system
- Manual bag dispensing and automatic vacuum sealing
- One-touch marinating and vacuum modes
- Indicator light for troubleshooting
- Retractable handheld sealer for sealing zipper bags, canister, jars and so on
- Air tight Heat Seal for storage of food
The convenient roll storage and bag cutter allows the user choose the right sized bag every time. The handheld retractable sealer provided contained in this device can be used for sealing jars, canisters and bags where no heat sealing is required. The marinate mode allows you to marinate your food in just few minutes instead of hours. Apart from the sealing device, this package also contains one 11″x10′ Roll, three Qt Heat-Seal Bags, two Gal Heat-Seal Bags, three Qt Zipper Bags, and two Gal Zipper Bags. The whole kit is currently available at a price of around $1.
FoodSaver 4840 Functional Versatility
You can use this vacuum sealer for all types of short and long term food storage needs. This FoodSaver 4840 Automatic Vacuum Sealing System can be used for heat sealing select portions of meats, poultry and fish for long-term storage. Short-term storage of deli meats, cheese and other materials can be accomplished by the use of the handheld sealer provided with this product. This sealer keeps silver jewelry and silverware from tarnishing. And you can vacuum seal zipper bags, jars and canisters by using the special retractable handheld sealer that comes with the machine. You can also use the handheld sealer to marinate your food products. As with most every sealing device, you can protect important documents and jewelry too.
The FoodSaver 4840 2-in-1 Vacuum Sealing System is designed to function as both a counter top vacuum sealing machine and a handheld vacuum sealing device. The fully automatic one-touch operation and indicator lights make this device user friendly. The left side of the front panel includes two buttons for vacuuming and marinating and a retractable handheld vacuum device. The built-in roll storage and bag cutter allows the user to select and cut the appropriate size bag every time. The extra wide sealing strip is a great feature that you will appreciate because you can see the tight seal. This FoodSaver machine adjusts the level of seal based on whether the contents are wet or dry.
Ease of Use
Using the FoodSaver 4840 2-in-1 Vacuum Sealing System is quite easy; start by following these five steps:
- Select the appropriately sized bag. You can also cut the required length of the bag from the roll by using the bag cutter provided with the machine and then sealing one side with the seal button.
- Add food, or whatever product you need to seal, into the bag and place the end of the bag into the vacuum channel. The sealer automatically senses the bag and starts the vacuuming and sealing process
- Remove the sealed bag after the sealing is complete.
To use the retractable handheld vacuum device:
- Just press the nozzle of the unit on the specially designed airlock zipper bag. If using a container, remove the clear piece of the sealer and then insert the black vacuum nozzle into the valve on the lid of the container or jar.
- Press Accessory button.
- Once the required vacuum is created, the machine will automatically shut off.
- You can also manually end the vacuum cycle by pressing the accessory button again.
FoodSaver 4840 Maintenance
The FoodSaver 4840 2-In-1 Automatic Bag-Making Vacuum Sealing System is simple to maintain because the special indicator lights give off warnings to empty the drip tray. The pull-out drip tray can be thrown in the dishwasher. Always remember to unplug the machine while cleaning it.
This FoodSaver 4840 vacuum sealer makes automatic adjustments depending upon whether you are going to seal wet or dry food. This machine is easy to operate and all the bagging materials to start your vacuum sealing operation are included. The retractable special handheld vacuuming device allows you to prepare food for Sous Vide cooking; to marinate food products; to seal supplies for camping or traveling; and to seal your important documents and special papers.