Payment Icons

My Cart:

0 item(s) - $0.00
You have no items in your shopping cart.


Welcome to Sprout Online!

All Shipping Questions Ahoy!   Checkout 1300793070


More Views

Click to view larger image

Excalibur 5-Tray Food Dehydrator 4526T (Black)


Quick Overview

Did You Know? Excalibur Dehydrators aren't available in shops and no matter who you purchase from, all new units are shipped by the distributor. Include drying sheets with your unit and use this discount code at checkout to receive $10 off your order - EXCAL10 (Dehydrator & Sheets combo only). Sprout's customers also receive exclusive access to quality ebooks to download including "Dehydrating Food: A Beginners Guide" and more.

Only 99 left

Availability: Out of stock

Price MatchPRICE MATCH. Sprout works hard to keep on top of competitor prices but if you do happen to find a lower price, please click on the Price Match icon there to the left and submit the details with a link - easy done! If you want to speed it up a bit, please give me a call on 1300 793070 with the details (9-5, 7-Days)


Green Arrow Buy your new Excalibur Dehydrator from Sprout and you also receive access to download a range of eBooks. Hundreds of recipes, tips, guides, ideas and motivation for a healthier lifestyle. Exclusive to Sprout's customers.

Only the Black model is currently available.

The mighty Excalibur Dehydrator range is unbeatable in the world of drying. Whether it be fruit, vegetables, meats, flowers, nuts, yoghurts, herbs or anything you require dried, the Excalibur will provide the best tool available to do it well and to do it correctly. Decades of experience has helped bring you the best dehydrator for the job.

The Excalibur Dehydrators available from Sprout are suited to our power supply and ready to go as soon as they arrive at your door.

Excalibur has been successfully operating in the US market for decades and has positioned themselves as the go-to brand for dehydrators and other drying products. You just have to read the reviews

Excalibur Dehydrator ShippingShipping of Excalibur Dehydrators: regardless of who you purchase from, all Excalibur Dehydrators are shipped directly to customers by the distributor. They are located in Far North Queensland. Estimated business days to arrive in metro areas: Brisbane 3-4 days, Sydney 4-5 days, Melbourne 5-6 days, Adelaide 5-6 days, Hobart 6-7 days, Perth 7-9 days, Darwin 4-5 days. More if you are regional, rural or remote.

Arrow Explanation of Model Numbers: the 4526T shown here on this page is identical to the US version 3526T. The number '4' distinguishes the fact that the machine has an Aussie plug at the end of the cord and is suited to our 220/240V power. This is the only difference to the 3526T. The number 5 denotes it has 5 trays and the "26T" shows that it has a 26-hour timer. The model without the timer, the 4500, is available right here. Do not get sucked in to buying a 110V anything from overseas sites - they will not cope with the 240V.

Should any part or parts of the Excalibur 4526T Dehydrator become defective during the first 2 full years, the Australian Distributor (located in QLD) will repair or replace the defective part/s at the manufacturer’s option free of charge.

The Excalibur brand has been trusted by American customers for decades. Now available here in Australia. All Excalibur Dehydrators are 100% BPA-Free.

Excalibur Quality Make

Arrow A Quick Note on the Drying Sheets (Premium Teflon or Ultra Silicone):

Excalibur Drying SheetsWhat's with the Non-Stick Drying Sheets? These sheets are produced by Excalibur specifically for their machines. The sheets offer a protective layer on top of the mesh trays that come with the machine. Some people use them all the time no matter what they are drying as this saves on cleaning the trays as well as stopping crumbs/drips from reaching the bottom level, however they are mainly used for drying liquid or runny type foods such as fruit strips, yogurt roll-ups etc. - those types of things that would normally run or ooze through the mesh trays.

The sheets are quite thick in nature, non-stick, easy to wipe down and are re-usable over and over again. They will last you for years and years. You can save on the purchase price and postage by ordering them with your unit. Order one to try it out or get nine for the whole unit - you can find the Premium Sheets here and Silicon here.

The Premium Paraflexx sheets are a Teflon base material with the alternative being the Silicone based Ultra sheet. Some people have a preference of one over the other but ultimately, they achieve the same results. Order sheets with your unit and use EXCAL10 at checkout for $10 off your order.

Arrow Looking for the best food dehydrator that money can buy? Look no further than the Excalibur 5-Tray series.

The model shown on this page is the 5-tray with Timer (4526T) food dehydrator manufactured by the well-known Excalibur company. The 5-Tray models are a very popular dehydrator and they've really gone out of their way to make this the "ultimate" food dehydrator for home use.

Specifically made for people who demand a lot from their food dehydrator, it has 5 large trays and a unique design that is way ahead of traditional round dehydrators.

Like all Excalibur dehydrators, it uses a trademarked horizontal-airflow drying system, ensuring that the food is dried evenly on all the trays. The drying system is located in the back of the unit, pushing warm air out the front. Thanks to the horizontal drying, there's no need to rotate the trays. With this dehydrator you'll get perfect results every time, with minimal effort!

Arrow Specifications & Features:

• 5 Polycarbonare Trays with Polyscreen inserts.
• 2.4 sq m(8 sq ft) of tray space! That's a lot of food!
• Adjustable Thermostat - 29.5 deg C to 62.8 deg C (85 deg F - 145 deg F)
• Cabinet Dimensions & Weight: Approx 8kg shipped weight; 21.6cm H x 43.2cm W x 48.3cm D (8.5" H x 17.0" W x 19.0" D)
• Built-In ON / OFF Switch
• Heavy Duty 12.7cm Fan (5.0")
• Draws 400 Watts
• Components and Parts made in the USA.
• Distributor is Australian Based and responsible for any warranty issues.

Arrow Why Use a Dehydrator?

Well, for one, it's a great way to make snacks that are both delicious and nutritional. Unlike the case of high heat cooking, food that has been dehydrated holds almost all of the nutritional value and flavor. How about dehydrating strawberries and enjoying them every breakfast? Or you could make beef jerky, which is great to snack on when you need some quick energy.

According to reviews, the Excalibur 5-Tray series blows the competing food dehydrating machines out of the water. The proprietary dehydrating system really works like a charm, and produces incredible results. Sure, you might have to pay a bit more than you would with a budget dehydrator, but the results are well worth it.

It doesn't get any easier than this! Also, the quality of this machine is outstanding. Don't be surprised if it lasts for decades - that's how well built it is.

This is the perfect size for singles or smaller families who want the convenience of a bench-top dehydrator.

Dries up to about 11kgs at a time, it has a built in thermostat, 12.7cm fan and 400 watt motor.

Available in black or appliance white. Both models come equipped with a black door and trays.

This Food Dehydrator Retains Living Enzymes

The Excalibur dehydrator is reputed to be the best dehydrator for preserving the nutrient levels of living foods. The best technique for retaining the enzymes is to set the Excalibur on 105oF/40oC setting throughout the entire cycle. That way, the food temp will never go above 120oF/48oC even after it is dry.

Dehydration is the Healthiest, Easiest, Most Economical Way to Preserve Foods!

Arrow How Can You Benefit?

Save money on food bills when you buy and dry foods in bulk

You will preserve and savour every fruit and garden vegetable you grow

You'll preserve fish and meats FAST - in just 4 hours

You'll dry more easily, less expensively than canning or freezing

You'll eliminate preservatives and additives in the food you eat

You'll give your kids (and yourself) healthy alternatives to junk foods snacks

You'll dazzle your taste buds with high-flavour foods as flavours intensify with drying

You'll dry home crafts, flowers, dough creations

You'll make it pay for itself in no time

You'll savour luxuries on a shoestring

You'll slash your food storage space - no pantry, no freezer necessary

Excalibur dries BETTER, FASTER & SAFER thanks to the Hyperware Fluctuation.

Ordinary dehydrators produce constant, unchanging heat causing "case hardening", a dry surface with moisture trapped inside - a perfect environment for yeast, mould and bacteria growth.

Excalibur's Adjustable Thermostat lets you take advantage of Hyperware Fluctuation (changing heat through the drying cycle) for faster, better and safer dried foods.

As the temperature fluctuates up, the surface moisture evaporates. Then as the temperature fluctuates down, the inner moisture moves to the drier surface. The food temperature stays LOW enough to keep the enzymes active, and the air temperature gets high enough to dry food fast, overcoming yeast, mould, bacteria growth and spoilage.

With the adjustable Hyperware thermostat and removable trays, you can dry just about anything!

The adjustable thermostat lets you fine tune to the exact temperature you need

Removable trays lets you customise drying space for small or large items eg. 1.25 litre yogurt which is impossible in a stackable dehydrator.

Lots of drying space so you can handle large volumes up to 10-times faster.

Electronics are back-mounted so spills won't bake on

The adjustable Hyperware thermostat allows precision drying

Units for sale through Sprout have the 26-hour timer for added versatility

Removable, dishwasher-safe trays are easy to load; remove some for drying bulky items

Economical - just 6c to 7c electricity per hour - environmentally conscious product

No harmful fumes like low-quality styrene dehydrators

The polycarbonate is a natural heat insulator, better than single-wall stainless steel

Virtually indestructible - trays won't crack or break - made from medical-grade recycled plastics (as well as the case, door and knobs)

Arrow Warranty

Manufactured in the USA, the Excalibur family of dehydrators has developed a solid reputation for being a leader in the design and manufacture of some of the best quality dehydrators on the market. They have been exceptionally popular in the USA for quite some time now.

The Excalibur 4526T 5-Tray with 26-Hour Timer is supported by a strong domestic warranty - 2 Years across the board. All warranty issues are all looked after by the Australian warranty provider located in Northern QLD. Replacement parts are shipped to you and there is no need to send the machine overseas should you encounter any problems. In all honesty, problems with the Excalibur are few and very far between.

Arrow Why Buy Your New Excalibur Dehydrator From Sprout?

Personal Service, Experience & Knowledge - I've been selling dehydrators since 2005 and have watched them grow in popularity here in Australia. I have seen brands come and go and I have worked out which brands are worth your time. Those brands are on my website. I am happy to talk to you about your needs and to help you select the right dehydrator for you. I type how I talk so the item descriptions that you see on my website are all expressed in an informative, down to earth fashion and not copied from the manufacturer or other sellers. I want you to be happy with your choice so feel free to get in touch.

Experience: It Does Matter.

Free Delivery on this Dehydrator - Australia Wide & Direct to your home, office, PO Box, Parcel Locker or local post office.

Price Match Service (Australian Sellers Only) - click the price match image above. Keep in mind that newcomers to online selling think that the best way they can sell to you is knock a few bucks off prices listed by established businesses. Please consider experience, parts, advice and post-sales service in your decision. Sprout has been selling Excaliburs since 2005 - you don't last that long if you're doing it wrong.

Product Advice Available via Email or Phone - helping you make the right decision.

Australian Service Centre located in Queensland. While warranty issues are extremely rare for the Excalibur range, claims are processed quickly and simply.

Parts & Accessories Available - a reputable business should have parts available for your machine. You can find spare parts here at Sprout.

Arrow Customer Reviews & Quotes

"I have been wanting a dehydrator for over a year now and before I buy, I like to do a TON of research. This dehydrator caught my eye for two reasons - it had really great reviews to begin with but it also has a heater in the back that circulates the warm air and dehydrates your stuff more uniformly. I can't stress this enough about how important it is for your stuff to dehydrate uniformly. It's hard enough to get an even cut, but then you would end up with things over dehydrate and under dehydrated. This company also makes dehydrators with more and fewer trays, so you can get a size that fits your needs. This product doesn't come with silicone mats, which are needed to make things like fruit leather so keep in mind that you will have to buy them separately. Overall, I've had this for a few months and made some delicious beef jerky, dried fruit and fruit leather. It's not too loud when operating but definitely not silent. It also has a heating capacity up to 165 and you can set a timer." - Dasha

"I've kept this thing humming from almost the minute it was out of the box. I love that it has a timer that I can set and then not worry about it. I did buy the tray liners. I think they keep it cleaner and are easier to clean. So far so good! I haven't ventured much beyond fruit, yet, but plan to." - B.Christensen

"Works well. We dried a number of apples off the tree and several other things. We had this machine going around the clock. Easy to operate and the timer is a great feature. Dries evenly." - JetSoap

"Just the right size for a gardner with extra produce. I love how easy it is to set up and use. The timer is a great addition and the temperature settings make it great when drying different kinds of food. The trays are very easy to clean. This is so much sturdier than many of the dehydrators out there. Plus, the square shapes allow you to dry a lot of produce at one time. Works great for drying vegetables, fruit and herbs. Even makes dried croutons very easily from left over bread. Love it! I can and freeze less now that I have this." - Amazon US Customer

Vital Stats & Warranty

Warranty: 5 Years

• 5 Polycarbonare Trays with Polyscreen inserts.

• 2.4 sq m(8 sq ft) of tray space! That's a lot of food!

• Adjustable Thermostat - 29.5 deg C to 62.8 deg C (85 deg F - 145 deg F)

• Cabinet Dimensions & Weight: Approx 8kg shipped weight; 21.6cm H x 43.2cm W x 48.3cm D (8.5" H x 17.0" W x 19.0" D)

• Built-In ON / OFF Switch

• Heavy Duty 12.7cm Fan (5.0")

• Draws 400 Watts

• Components and Parts made in the USA.

• Distributor is Australian Based and responsible for any warranty issues.

Current Rating

Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: Excalibur 5-Tray Food Dehydrator 4526T (Black)

How do you rate this product? *

  1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars
Quality of Item
Ease of Use

You may also be interested in the following product(s)