The most striking difference between the Nesco VS-12 and the Inkbird INK-VS01 is their form factor. If you need a full-size vacuum sealer with an extra compartment inside to also keep your plastic bag roll secure (as well as fancy extra features like an integrated cutter,) the Nesco VS-12 will make for a good purchase. In return, it can take up quite some space on the countertop.
Conversely, the Inkbird INK-VS01 is a compact vacuum sealer, with a width that’s only half of the Nesco VS-12 (3.9 inches versus 7.8 inches.) Its suction performance isn’t bad, as well. While it doesn’t offer suction as strong as the VS-12, the Inkbird INK-VS01 will still be able to handle vacuum-packing most foods, dry and moist alike.
Pros & Cons
- Strong performance in both dry and moist food tests
- Well-built design
- Intuitive control panel with an LCD screen for progress tracking
- Comes with a bag roll compartment and bag cutter
- Excellent performance for the compact size
- Small form factor takes up very little space on the countertop
- Decent build quality throughout
- Comes with a built-in cutter
- Doesn’t come with a chime
- Cheap-looking design
Where to Buy
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Analysis and Test Results
Dry Food Test
Moist Food Test
In the Box
Ease of Use
Safety & Noise
Indicator Lights and Chime
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