Prepare whole meals in advance and seal for later with the NESCO VS-C1 Classic Vacuum Sealer. Vacuum sealing helps keep foods fresh up to 5 times longer than traditional storage methods. This easy-to-use vacuum sealer is fully automatic with one touch operation and auto shut-off. The control panel illuminates when the sealer is in use and functions include vacuum and seal, seal only, pulse mode, and cancel. Pulse mode allows the user to control the suction helping prevent over-vacuuming and crushing of delicate foods. This sealer can accommodate up to an 11.8-inch wide bag providing the versatility for a wide range of sealing jobs and is compatible with most brands of vacuum sealer bags and rolls. 10 quart-sized bags are included to get you started. Save money in the kitchen by reducing food waste and trips to the grocery store. Preserve fresh foods longer with the NESCO VS-C1 Classic Vacuum Sealer.