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9-Tray Excalibur Food Dehydrator 3900

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Ideal for volume drying. Built-in on/off switch.

A $295 value!

FREE GIFT: Preserve it Naturally book (a $24.95 value): Includes chapters on dehydrating fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, herbs, nuts, grains, dairy products, crafts, cake decorating, potpourri, sachets, macrame beads, dough art, wreaths, raw and living foods, and much more. Also include recipes.

Dehydrator Features:

  • 9 trays, BPA-free
  • 15 sq. ft. of drying area
  • 600 watts, 7" fan
  • Adjustable thermostat
  • Heavy duty motor and heating element
  • 12-1/2" H x 17" W x 19" D
  • 10-year manufacturer warranty


Available in black or white. Please note, the white Excalibur Dehydrator has a black door and black trays.

Option: ParaFlexx Premium Non-Stick Sheets
Super flexible non-stick sheets for fruit leathers, rollups, taffies, crackers and much more! Easy to clean and reusable for years. Use for both dehydrating and baking. They make excellent cookie sheet liners. ParaFlexx Premium Non-Stick Sheets 14" x 14".

Option: Stainless Steel Trays
Avoid plastic touching your food with these Stainless Steel Trays made of stainless steel mesh. These trays can be used to replace the standard plastic trays that come with each dehydrator. Made to withstand high temperatures and heavy cleaning.

Why we love our Excalibur Food Dehydrator:
Here at CFH we are in love with our Excalibur Food Dehydrator. Excalibur Food Dehydrators are well-made, sturdy, and reliable. They offer low-temperature settings making them perfect for fermenting and culturing (counter-top yogurt starters, dairy kefir, kombucha, or vegetable ferments) even when your home is on the cooler side. (We suggest barely turning the temperature setting on and running with the door propped open or removed for a nice room-temperature setting.) The Excalibur Food Dehydrator can even double as a yogurt maker for culturing our Greek yogurt starter (or any other yogurt starter requiring heat). As a bonus, they are also energy efficient! According to the manufacturer, an Excalibur Food Dehydrator only uses $.04-$.05 of electricity per hour!

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  • From Deb at 2/19/2011 6:17 AM
    • hi is it possible to order option for different socket plug (eg 220-240v)? thank you -cheers
    • We don't sell the Excalibur with alternative electrical connections, but you could contact the manufacturer directly for those options.
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  • From Briana at 3/16/2011 8:52 PM
    • What is the difference between the 9-tray 2900 and 3900 Excalibur Dehydrators? I am looking into purchasing one, but would like to know the differences between the models. Thank you!
    • The 3900 model has a heavy-duty motor, an on/off switch, and a 10-year warranty (as opposed to the 5-year warranty for the 2900).
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  • From Monika at 3/25/2011 10:32 PM
    • I'm curious about using the Excalibur for yoghurt making. I imagine you take the trays out, but does that leave the unit open for the duration of the yoghurt making process? Do you have any how-to's on this subject? Thanks
    • Yes, you do take the trays out to put a yogurt container in. There is a door on the front of the unit, so the yogurt would be enclosed. No special instructions - it is basically just a warm place for the yogurt to sit while it cultures.
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  • From Angela at 3/27/2011 5:44 PM
    • Does this model have a built-in timer?
    • This model does not have a built in timer. You can however buy one of those timers that you plug into lights at the hardware store. They are ususally around $10 and work perfectly for dehydrators.
      Hope that helps!
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  • From MO at 4/21/2011 7:58 PM
    • Are the Paraflexx sheets Excalibur brand or generic?
    • These are the Paraflexx (TM) sheets, produced by Excalibur.
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  • From MO at 4/22/2011 4:45 PM
    • Sorry another question, is the warranty actually 10 yrs without extra charge. Thanks
    • Yes, the price includes the ten-year warranty.
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  • From Terri at 5/21/2011 8:28 AM
    • Is the Paraflexx liner a flexible plastic? Are the included trays a hard plastic? Is the unit itself also plastic?
    • Paraflexx is silicon, not plastic. It's flexible, non-stick, and food-grade. The dehydrator itself and the included trays are plastic. You can order stainless steel trays separately.
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  • From Debbie at 7/21/2011 12:42 AM
    • In order to make meat jerky, is it okay to use the Paraflexx liner? Is there any time when the liner could not be used?
    • ParaFlexx liners are great for making jerky. They are made of a non-reactive silicone, and should be safe for any food.
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  • From Leah's Mom at 9/17/2011 7:56 AM
    • I'm interested in reading any reviews comparing the TSM D-10 to Excalibur. I like the stainless steel of TSM on EVERYTHING, including the box of the unit itself.

      -Do you use/recommend one over the other?

      -How do they compare in weight? (Since it's portable, would probably be moving it around a lot!)

      -Comments on heating plastic units vs. stainless steel for health?

    • The Excalibur 3900 weighs about 24 pounds, making it not all that portable - more like a small microwave. You CAN move it around, but you probably won't want to. The TSM D-5 weighs about 40-45 pounds, and the D-10 is around 60. All of them are lighter with the trays removed.

      Both Excalibur and TSM products come well recommended and are very popular.

      We can't comment on health benefits for our products! The plastic is food-grade, as is the stainless steel.
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  • From Jen at 3/16/2012 11:01 PM
    • I can't decide between the 5 tray or 9 tray excalibur...can i still do small batches in the 9 tray? Thanks!
    • Yes, you can do small batches in the 9 tray. If you're dehydrating for a family (even a small one) and the 9 tray is in the budget, I would highly recommend a 9 tray.
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wonderful investment Review by Audrey

This has been a wonderful investment. We use it to dry fruits mostly, but it worked great when I recently dried some herbs, made fruit roll ups and my first attempt at both yogurt and buttermilk were perfect. Cultures for Health provided excellent customer service and very quick order fulfillment. I couldn't be happier!

(Posted on 9/20/2012)

9-Tray Excalibur Food Dehydrator Review by Beemergranny

We have had this dehydrator for 2 years now and just love it! Very reliable, easy to use and clean and holds a lot of food at one time. We have dehydrated garden produce and made Jerky in it a lot. I also use it to proof my bread dough. We would NOT be without this dehydrator....best there is.

(Posted on 3/27/2012)

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