At Avid Armor, we carry a number of vacuum sealers to fit the various needs of our customers. Every model that we carry has different features, but all of them are still designed to get the job done. In Spring 2021 we are launching our brand new suction vacuum sealer model, the A420 and with this new model the most common question is, what’s the difference between the A100 vacuum sealer model and the A420?
To answer that question, below we have described each sealer individually so you are able to see a side-by-side comparison. At the end of the blog we’ve also included a chart detailing the specs and dimensions of all three models.
The AVS7900 suction vacuum sealer, is our basic starter model. It features a convenient lightweight and compact design, an accessory port and a 12” seal bar. This model is comparable to a typical “Foodsaver” machine, and it is perfect for the occasional user. It is very portable and perfect for any kitchen, dorm, camper, or apartment.
If you are looking for a model that is a little more heavy duty, we recommend looking at our A420 or A100 models.
Our brand new A420 Vacuum Sealer is similar to our A100 model in many ways, but it is more light-weight and loaded with some must have features! It’s still a heavy duty commercial-grade sealer and features an internal cooling fan and is rated for up to 100 back-to-back vacuum seals.
The attractive stainless steel design makes it perfect for your countertops, and it also features a built-in roll storage compartment, with a sliding bag cutter, and a digital display screen, making it easy to use!
Our trusted A100 vacuum sealer is a top rated, heavy-duty commercial grade machine. It has a strong, double piston pump that is designed to handle back-to-back vacuum sealing and an internal cooling fan to prevent it from overheating. It features an all over stainless steel design, with a clear lid for easy bag positioning.
This sealer is our most heavy duty model, and is perfect for the “avid” user, anyone looking to process wild game, or harvest this is the sealer for you!
Specs and Dimensions
To help answer the question further, Below is a chart with all the specs for comparison as well as dimensions to help show you the differences between all three of our suction vacuum sealer models.
|Exterior Construction||Plastic||Stainless Steel||Plastic and Stainless Steel|
|Lid Construction||Plastic||Clear Plastic||Stainless Steel and Plastic|
|Seal Bar Length||12"||12"||12"|
|Seal Width||3 mm single seal||5 mm single seal||2.5 mm double seal|
|Internal Cooling Fan||No||Yes||Yes|
|Included Maintenance Kit||No||Yes||No|
|Seal Time Settings||Yes (Moist or Dry)||Yes (1-9)||Yes (Moist or Dry)|
|Pump||Single Piston Pump||Double Piston Pump||
Double Piston Pump
|Seal Only Setting||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Canisters Accessory Port||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Watts||110 Watts||450 Watts||230 Watts|
|Electric||110 - 120 Volt - 60Hz||110 - 120 Volt - 60Hz||120 Volt - 60Hz|
|Weight||4 Pounds||14.5 Pounds||11 Pounds|
|Dimensions||15.5" W x 6.25" D x 4.25" H||13.5" W x 17.8" D x 8" H||15.5" W x 11.5" D (13.25" D with handle) x 6" H|
|Bag Cutter||Yes (removable)||No||Yes (sliding)|
|Included Accessory Hose||No||Yes||Yes|