FoodSaver FM5200 – are the upgraded FM5000 model works better?
No doubt, you know that certain food is expensive to purchase and worst of all, they are essential for sustaining life. So, it means whether you like it or not, it does make an appearance in your monthly budget.
And the devastating moment is seeing your hard earned money going down the drain when each time you throw away your food. Keeping in mind of this particular necessity FoodSaver has introduced an affordable and innovative means of preserving food – FoodSaver FM5200 New FM5000 Series 2-in-1 Vacuum Sealing. This is one of the price-worthy food vacuum sealers and can save you from the trouble of wasting food.
The FoodSaver FM5200 2-in-1 Vacuum Sealing helps in sealing the leftover food quite easily and keeping it quite fresh for about five times longer compared to other food storage methods. Not only that, it assists you in saving approximately $2700 each year. This current advanced version boasts of hordes of features such as Express Bag Maker which helps you to make your own vacuum sealed bag irrespective of the size of the bag and avoiding the requirement to pre-seal the bag each time. This helps you in reducing the time that takes to vacuum and seal the food.
Foodsaver FM5200 2-in-1 Features and Benefits
FoodSaver FM5200 Series 2-in-1 Vacuum Sealing has extensive features and some of the major ones are –
- The food preservation machine has the latest Express Bag Maker which automatically creates the seal for each of your bag. This helps in reducing the bag-making mistakes to about 50%.
- The presences of the retractable handheld sealer along with FoodSaver Vacuum Zipper Bags, Accessories, and Containers make it easy for storing the preservatives of the food.
- It has the latest easy access open roll storage method that assists in keeping track of bag inventory. So, you can know when you are running low.
- The brand new low cutting surface helps you to utilize the counter for the workspace and this assists in accurately measuring the available customized bags.
- The Vacuum View Window helps you to view whether your seal is on optimal control and drastically reduces the entire 30% of the roll wastage.
FoodSaver FM5200 2-in-1 Automatic Vacuum Sealer Machine with Express Vacuum Seal Bag Maker, Safety Certified, Silver, 9.3 x 17.6 x 9.6 inches
FoodSaver FM5200 Reviews – At a Glance
Why FoodSaver FM5200 Series 2-in-1 is best?
One of the best parts of using FoodSaver FM5200 Series 2-in-1 is that unlike other food preservative machines, this is affordable and budget-friendly. It is lightweight and needs no add-ons. It can seal the delicate food items without crushing or breaking them. Furthermore, it provides an air-tight and lock-proof seal which helps in increasing the protection of the natural ingredients and preservatives of the food.
The Vacuum View Window feature assists you in viewing where you can seal the food, for getting optimal control and reducing the extensive wastage to about 30%. Furthermore, the Express Bag making features helps in creating a lower seal and the Cut Bar helps you to utilize the countertop as one of your workspace. Now, this helps in reducing the mistakes commonly made in making bags to about 50%, thereby saving a lot of time in making customized bag in an easier way for measuring and automatically creating a seal for the next ready to use an air-tight bag.
User Opinion of FoodSaver FM5000 Series re-engineered 2-in-1
Most users agree that the FoodSaver has re-engineered the latest 5000 series. And this is great. Many people who have used food saver machines in the past might get confused, as this machine and its entire sealing procedures are different and unique.
User felt that its food preservative method is quirky. Now it means that while you are installing a brand new bag, which is easy as the whole belly of the machine is open, from both sides. And all you need to do is just slide the latest roll right from the right or left and then you need to get it feed out just from the front.
Furthermore, the upright vertical design is what many users adore. It helps in taking less counter space. Also, as the bag roll exit area is present right at the bottom, you can simply handle all the initial seal and cutting chores.
So, here you are not doing any double duty for the seal machine and single cutter. Now you can easily lift the bag that’s got the seal on one end of the vacuum and the upper seal areas. This helps you to check out from the transparent door, to check whether you have inserted properly from the leading edges on to the drip tray.
Comparing FoodSaver FM5200 2-in-1 with V4440 2-in-1
Both the FoodSaver FM5200 2-in-1 and V4440 have the retractable handheld sealer which is commonly used for vacuum sealing, canisters, zipper bags, containers and more. Unlike the FM5000, the Foodsaver V4440 2 in-1 doesn’t have the Pulse Vac feature that helps in the start and stop of the vacuum sealing procedures for delicate food items like baked goods and muffins.
Also, both the food preserving machines are economical, but the Foodsaver FM5200 2 in 1 has upper-hand in terms of extraordinary features. Plus it is the latest and updated version from the Foodsaver FM5000 series.
My First-Hand Experience of FoodSaver FM5200 2-in-1
Now like most of the users, I got enticed to try out the FoodSaver FM5200 2 in 1 and found it to be quite hassle-free. What I liked the most is that it automates almost everything, including the button to feed out the bag.
I am an avid fun-traveler and like to visit various festivals and places in my neighborhood. Also, my wife simply likes the idea of organizing picnics and camping every month. And as well know, we simply struggle with preserving food in such trips.
But one of the astonishing things I really like about the FM5200 is that it makes the sealing and preserving the food easily and without any amount of wastage. And the best part is that it creates the perfect size food seal which easily helps in preserving the preservatives of food and keeps it fresh.
No doubt FoodSaver has tremendously achieved a unique feat in redesigning the FM5000 series vacuum sealers. Plus the presences of certain changes such as upright and vertical design gives a smaller footprint and the lower section handling of the sealing and cutting duties makes it a commendable food preservative machine.
However, you might take some time to get used to this machine, especially if you are a new user and not familiar with food vacuum sealing systems.