Well, I can't help you on the pricing, but here's the link for the FAQ
. Sizzlits are small and thin - the Calibur can clearly handle them, you just need to figure out the the right sandwich to use. Remember that you can always use paper shims and plumber's rubber gasket material, you don't necessarily need the tan mats, just need to experiment.
It looks like a great machine, I'm sure you'll love it!