STX Dehydra 1200W Commercial/Industrial Grade Stainless Steel Multi-Section 10 Tray Food Dehydrator with 12 Hour Automatic Shut Off Timer and Stainless Steel Drip Tray. This digital food dehydrator is an Extra Large Commercial/Industrial Grade Food and Jerky Dehydrator with 1200 Watts of drying power, 16 Square Feet of drying area on the 10 drying racks and 3,712 Cubic Inches of drying area inside the unit. This dehydrator also features a brilliant 100% Digital Control Panel with a 12 Hour shut off timer. The drying racks are made of 100% 304 Grade Stainless Steel and are NOT Chrome Plated like many of the other models (look-alikes) that are offered in the USA. These drying racks are 16 Inches Left to Right (Wide) by 14.5 Inches Front to Back (Long) with the square holes in the them measuring 1/4 Inches by 1/4 Inches. The STX Horizontal Air Flow System features a 7 inch fan and heater located at the back of the dehydrator, 24 louvers on the front of the door and 1200 Watts of drying power. This STX Horizontal Air Flow System produces consistent circulation of heat throughout the entire interior of the unit rather than forcing the heat up through layers of drying trays like circular/stackable dehydrators. The back Heating/Fan section of this unit can be easily removed from the front Dehydrating section in about 10 seconds to make cleaning this product \\”Very Easy\\”. In fact you can take out the Stainless Steel Drying Racks along with the \\”Slide Off\\” Rack Guides and Power Wash the whole front section of the unit if you would like. The exclusive Stainless Steel Drip Tray makes clean up a snap.
- The STX Dehydra Model 1200W-XLS is an Extra Large Stainless Steel Commercial Grade Food & Jerky Dehydrator with 10 Each 100% Stainless Steel Drying Racks that Measure 16 Inches Wide x 14.5 Inches Deep each. The 10 Drying Racks are manufactured from 304 Grade Stainless Steel (NOT Chrome Coated) and the Square “Holes” in the Racks are 1/4 Inch x 1/4 Inch which helps accommodate almost any Fruit, Vegetable or Jerky that you wish to dehydrate.
- This Dehydrator also Features 1200 Watts of Dehydrating/Heating Power with 7 Preset Heat Temperatures that Range from 97 °F to 165 °F (36 °C to 74 °C). This unit is, what is commonly referred to, as a Horizontal Air-Flow Food Dehydrator as it is powered by a Rear Mounted Motor with a 7 Inch Fan Blade that Blows the Hot Air Forward towards all of the food you are drying on the racks. Also Included is a Stainless Steel Drip Tray that slides into the bottom of the Front Drying Section.
- The Control Panel on the Top of this Unit is 100% Digital and has a 15 Hour Shut Off Timer. The Time Setting, which shows on an LCD Screen, can be programmed in 5 Minute Intervals, is controlled by Up & Down Buttons and Shuts Off Automatically when the Timer reaches “0”. There are 7 Pre-Set Temperatures on the Control Panel along with a Dehydrating Guide that shows what Suggested Temperatures you should use for different fruits, vegetables, foods, meats, etc.
- The STX “Dehydrating Made Easy” Cookbook is also included with our STX Dehydra 1200W Food Dehydrator. This Cookbook is loaded with 126 Pages of over 270 Dehydrating Recipes. This Cookbook also Includes General Drying Temperatures, Shelf Life Comparisons, Fruit Drying Guide, Vegetable Drying Guide, List of What is In Season during the Year. This Cookbook Includes Recipes on How to Make/Dehydrate Fruit Leathers, Fruit Snacks, Granola & Trail Mix, Meat & Jerky, Vegetables and Much More.
- The USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) States, “Illnesses due to Salmonella and E.Coli O157:H7 from homemade jerky raise questions about the safety of traditional drying methods.” The USDA Meat & Poultry Hotline’s currently recommends heating meat to 160 °F and poultry to 165 °F. The Dehydra 1200W has a Temperature Range of 97 °F to 165 °F which makes this dehydrator as “JERKY SAFE” as possible for those of you who do not Preheat your Meat & Poultry to these suggested temperatures.