VacMaster DUO550 Tabletop Suction & Chamber Review

Product Name: VacMaster DUO550
Brand: VacMaster
Vacuum pump: No Maintenance pump
Sealing type: Single
Seal bar length: 12"
Weight (lbs): 40

Product Overview

The VacMaster DUO550 Suction and Chamber Vacuum Sealer is the newest unit just recently added to the many exceptional food sealing line of products from VacMaster. It combines two of the leading technologies in food storage industry. Suction sealing and vacuum sealing have long been used by families to extend the life of foods that are being stored in the freezer.

The DUO550 is unique in that it combines the best of both worlds all in the same unit. You can seal wet or dry foods inside it’s ample sized vacuum chamber or you can use the external suction sealer and place bags up to 12” wide and extended lengths.

Features at a Glance

  • 12 Inch removable seal bar with 4mm wire
  • External suction sealer and chamber vacuum sealer in one
  • Cycle Time: 30-60 Seconds
  • Control panel: adjustable vacuum and seal, marinate function, and digital display indicator
  • Maximum Chamber Pouch Size: 12” W x 10” L
  • Chamber Size (WxDxH): 13” x 8.5” x 3”
  • Overall Dimensions (WxDxH): 20” x 15” x 7.5”
  • Compatible Bags/Pouches: Bags/Rolls/Chamber Pouches
  • No Maintenance vacuum pump

Uses and Ease of Operation

The large size vacuum chamber will accept all vacuum bags up to 12” W x 10” L and also works with almost all suction seal bags up to 12” wide. The control panel features several easy to use functions including a marinate setting that allows you to prepare your favorite cut of steak while making it ready to store in the freezer for several months safely.

The sealing cycle is variable and can be set between 30 seconds to 60 seconds depending on what you are sealing. The vacuum chamber is perfect for sealing in wet foods including soups, gravies and sauces. It also can be used on more delicate foods without crushing it.


While the price screams commercial grade, it is really made strictly for household use. With the high cost food these days, buying in bulk is almost the only way to help cut down on your overall food bill.

Warranty Information

VacMaster backs all of its products with a limited one year warranty on both parts and labor. The VacMaster DUO550 Suction and Chamber Vacuum Sealer is constructed with the highest quality materials and workmanship.

Our Opinion

The VacMaster DUO550 Suction and Chamber Vacuum Sealer features two powerful sealing technologies combined in a single unit. Having the best of both worlds makes it that much more valuable and eliminates the need for having two separate units. It is made from strong, yet lightweight materials which makes it much lighter than other vacuum chamber sealers on the market.

You cannot go wrong with all of positives far out weighing the few negatives that we were able identify. It won’t take long for you to realize that you will be able to save a lot of money and it won’t take long before it pays for itself.