Customer Reviews for Elite 5-Tier Food Dehydrator

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Elite 5-Tier Food Dehydrator

Ideal for Herbs, Fruits, Meats and Flowers
Average Customer Rating:
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Customer Reviews for Elite 5-Tier Food Dehydrator
Review 1 for Elite 5-Tier Food Dehydrator
Rating
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Location:Florida
Date:May 19, 2009

Works, but built poorly

Pros: low wattage, price
Cons: poor quality tray broke in a few days., poor manual
"I have this for about a week, and I have been using it 24/7. It is certainly a no frills appliance, with a joke for a manual. But the machine works ok, but slow; perhaps due to it's low wattage which could be a good think for electricity consumption.
Already one of the trays broke. So this is going back, and I doubt I will buy another one. I wish they had something more rugged.
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3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review 2 for Elite 5-Tier Food Dehydrator
Rating
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Location:Richmond, CA
Date:October 1, 2009

Cheap & Poorly made

Pros: drys food if it can work.
Cons: easily breaks., trays are difficult to stack and lock., feels cheap., looks cheap., poor design., bulky., noisy + lots of excess heat created when in use.
"Pretty bulky and takes up a lot of room on the kitchen countertop. I moved it to the dining room to dry 5 trays worth of tomatoes, 2nd item attempted, and the motor broke. Tomatoes rotted inside the machine, returned to Costco easily. Will not buy again. Carrying the machine out to the trash, the liquid that was in the machine due to the motor breaking and rotting occurring, ended up leaking out all over the place. So the machine is not exactly liquid or airtight.
Flimsy construction, poor design with the trays really difficult to stack and lock together. Also the machine heats up pretty quick and can lead to motor burn-out.
Overall the machine just feels very cheap and poorly put together + broke within the first week of receiving it. All in all, highly dissatisfied with the product."