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Anova Precision Vacuum Sealer Pro vs MegaWise Vacuum Sealer VS6621 Side-by-Side Comparison

Despite its suction performance being not as strong as the Anova Precision Vacuum Sealer Pro, the Megawise VS6621 should still make for a good sealer if you’re after something that’s more affordable.

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Anova Precision Vacuum Sealer Pro

MegaWise Vacuum Sealer VS6621

Anova Precision Vacuum Sealer Pro vs MegaWise Vacuum Sealer VS6621

Overall Verdict

The Anova Precision Vacuum Sealer Pro stands out with its exceptional score in our performance tests, which earned it a place in our list of top vacuum sealers in 2023. Its sleek and stylish design is paired with practical features such as a built-in bag compartment and cutter, making it a great choice for those with high expectations for their sealer and don’t mind paying extra to have these expectations fulfilled.

On the other hand, the MegaWise will suit those with a more limited budget. It features a built-in bag cutter for added convenience and is renowned for its user-friendly interface and safety features. However, it does have its drawbacks, notably falling short in terms of vacuum-packing power and sporting a rather loud motor.

Pros & Cons

  • Powerful performance in the dry test
  • Suction is strong in the moist test, but gentle enough not to crush the mango slices
  • Rated for liquid
  • Sleek, elegant design
  • Comes with extra features (bag compartment and cutter)
  • Affordable
  • Decent build quality comes included with a built-in bag cutter
  • Excellent ease of use
  • Numerous safety signs and stickers
  • Relatively dim indicator lights
  • Doesn’t come with a chime
  • Doesn’t have bag hooks
  • Lackluster vacuum-packing performance
  • Loud motor noise (84.4 dBA)

Key Specs

Suction strength
67 kPA (Dry) / 43-45 kPA (Moist)
35-36 kPA (Dry) / 47-49 kPA (Moist)
Working time
14 (Dry)/39-41s (Moist)
14s (Dry)/49-50s (Moist)
Dimensions
L 15.5 x W 7.1 x H 4.3 inches
L 15.5 x W 4.1 x H 2.1 inches
Weight
5.0 lbs (2.3 kg)
2.3 lbs (1.0 kg)
Warranty
2 years
1-year

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$121.30
$46.36

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
7.8
5.0

Dry Food Test

8.9
4.8
The Anova Precision Pro performing the first dry test with black rice grains. It achieved a peak suction of 67 kPA in 14 seconds.
The Anova Precision Pro performing the first dry test with black rice grains. It achieved a peak suction of 67 kPA in 14 seconds.
The Anova Precision Pro performing the first dry test with black rice grains. It achieved a peak suction of 67 kPA in 14 seconds.
The Anova Precision Pro performing the second dry test. Peak suction was still at 67 kPA according to our vacuum gauge and the sealer finished its working cycle in precisely 14 seconds like before.
The Megawise VS6621 vacuum sealer during the first dry food test. After 14 seconds, the sealer hit a peak vacuum strength of 36 kPA.
The Megawise VS6621 vacuum sealer during the first dry food test. After 14 seconds, the sealer hit a peak vacuum strength of 36 kPA.
The Megawise VS6621 vacuum sealer in the second dry food test. Similar to the first test, the sealer finished a working cycle in 14 seconds with a peak vacuum of 33 kPA.
Suction Mode
N/A
N/A
Food Mode
Dry
Dry
Suction Strength
67 kPA (1) - 67 kPA (2)
36 kPA (1) - 35 kPA (2)
Cycle Time
14s (1) - 14s (2)
14s (1) - 14s (2)

Moist Food Test

6.1
5.4
The Anova Precision Pro as it’s performing the first moist food test. It achieved a peak suction of 45 kPA in a working cycle lasting 41 seconds.
The Anova Precision Pro as it’s performing the first moist food test. It achieved a peak suction of 45 kPA in a working cycle lasting 41 seconds.
The Anova Precision Pro as it’s performing the first moist food test. It achieved a peak suction of 45 kPA in a working cycle lasting 41 seconds.
The Anova Precision Pro as it is performing the second moist food test. It achieved a peak 43 kPA suction power in a working cycle lasting 39 seconds.
The Megawise VS6621 vacuum sealer in the first moist food test. The sealer took a lot longer than in the dry test, taking 50 seconds to finish a working cycle with a peak vacuum strength of 49 kPA.
The Megawise VS6621 vacuum sealer in the first moist food test. The sealer took a lot longer than in the dry test, taking 50 seconds to finish a working cycle with a peak vacuum strength of 49 kPA.
The Megawise VS6621 vacuum sealer in the first moist food test. The sealer took a lot longer than in the dry test, taking 50 seconds to finish a working cycle with a peak vacuum strength of 49 kPA.
The second moist food test for the Megawise VS6621 played out in a near-identical fashion, with a working cycle of 49 seconds and a peak vacuum strength of 47 kPA.
Suction Mode
N/A
N/A
Food Mode
Moist
Moist
Suction Strength
45 kPA (1) - 43 kPA (2)
49 kPA (1) - 47 kPA (2)
Cycle Time
41s (1) - 39s (2)
50s (1) - 49s (2)

Design

Overall Design Scoring
9.8
8.0

In the Box

The content of the Anova Precision Pro’s shipping box, which includes a roll of plastic bag, an accessory air hose, and a simple user manual.
The Megawise VS6621 and all the accompanying accessories, including the air hose, complementary plastic bags, instruction manual and warranty card.

Dimensions

The Anova Precision Pro, being a full-size vacuum sealer, may take up quite a lot of countertop space with a length of 15.5 inches, a width of 7.1 inches, and a height of 4.3 inches.
The Megawise VS6621 is considered a compact vacuum sealer, measuring 15.5 inches in length, 4.1 inches in width, and is 2.1 inches tall.
Weight
5.0 lbs (2.3 kg)
2.3 lbs (1.0 kg)
Length
15.5" (39.4 cm)
15.5" (39.4 cm)
Width
7.1" (18.0 cm)
4.1" (10.4 cm)
Height
4.3" (10.9 cm)
2.1" (5.3 cm)

Build Quality

10
8.0
The interior of the Anova Precision Pro is all-black, except for the high-vis orange sticker that marks where the heating bar is.
The interior of the Anova Precision Pro is all-black, except for the high-vis orange sticker that marks where the heating bar is.
All of the components in the interior of the sealer are very well-built.
The underside of the Anova Precision Pro. It has non-slip feet in all four corners, as well as a small compartment near the back to tuck the power cord inside for easier storage.
The Megawise VS6621 is an extremely compact vacuum sealer that has garnered glowing reviews from customers as of late.

Control Panel

10
9.0
The indicator lights of the Anova Precision Pro can be a little bit dim if you place the sealer under harsh light sources or direct sunlight through a window.
The indicator lights of the Anova Precision Pro can be a little bit dim if you place the sealer under harsh light sources or direct sunlight through a window.
The control panel of the Anova Precision Pro, with function buttons arranged neatly in a row in three distinct groupings.
Close-up on the control panel of the Megawise VS6621 vacuum sealer.
Close-up on the control panel of the Megawise VS6621 vacuum sealer.
The sixth “Vac” button on the interior of the Megawise VS6621 vacuum sealer.
Button Type
Physical
Physical
Number of Buttons
7
6
Number of Modes
2
2

Lid

10
9.0
The handle lock of the Anova Precision Pro in the “Open” position. When raised, you can open and close the lid as normal.
The handle lock of the Anova Precision Pro in the “Open” position. When raised, you can open and close the lid as normal.
The handle lock of the Anova Precision Pro in the “Locked” position. The lid is solidly anchored to the housing and can no longer be opened.
The locks on either side of the Anova Precision Pro’s lid. These can be operated by lifting or pressing down on the handle above.
The latch locks on the Megawise VS6621 clicks in place fairly smoothly, but requires a bit of force. This can make it challenging for using the sealer one-handed.
Lid Lock
Handle lock
Latch lock

Extra Features

8.0
4.0
Inside the Anova Precision Pro is a large compartment that you can use to store a roll of plastic bag. There is a flip-down cutter for you to cut out any length of bag that you want.
Inside the Anova Precision Pro is a large compartment that you can use to store a roll of plastic bag. There is a flip-down cutter for you to cut out any length of bag that you want.
The bag cutter on top of the Megawise VS6621’s lid also has a handy ruler for you to precisely measure the length of bag you want to cut.
Bag Cutter
Yes
Yes
Bag Holder
Yes
No
Bag Hooks
No
No
Removable Drip Tray
No
No

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
8.6
8.5

Ease of Use

9.0
8.5
The lid and the handle lock are easy to operate with just one hand.
The lid and the handle lock are easy to operate with just one hand.
The Anova Precision Pro has a handle lock, which greatly simplifies the operation of the sealer and enables one-handed lid locking and release.
The Megawise VS6621 requires a lot of downward force to click close. As such, it can be difficult to use the sealer one-handed.

Safety & Noise

8.0
7.0
Anova has thoughtfully included a bright, high-vis orange sticker across the heating bar as a safety precaution.
Anova has thoughtfully included a bright, high-vis orange sticker across the heating bar as a safety precaution.
The Megawise VS6621 vacuum sealer is one of the loudest models we’ve tested, hitting a peak of 87.5 dBA during a dry food test, according to our noise level meter.
The Megawise VS6621 vacuum sealer is one of the loudest models we’ve tested, hitting a peak of 87.5 dBA during a dry food test, according to our noise level meter.
Maximum Noise Level
83 dBA
87.5 dBA

Indicator Lights and Chime

7.0
10
The indicator lights are built into the individual button. The Dry vacuuming mode is on at the moment.
There are six different indicator lights on the Megawise VS6621, plus a progress bar. All the lights are bright and can be seen even under harsh lighting conditions.
Number of Indicators
9
6
Progress Bar
Yes
Yes
Chime
No
No

Behind the Comparison

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