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28 May 14 AEG OKOKombi Plus washer dryer and OKOMix washing machine

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AEG introduces the first ever washer dryer with heat pump technology, the ÖKOKombi Plus, and its most efficient, high performance washing machine ever, the ÖKOMix.

Designed for the most efficient combined washing and drying performance in the world, the ÖKOKombi Plus uses 40% less energy compared to other ‘A’ energy rated washer dryers. It is best in class when it comes to energy and water usage, and the ‘A -40%’ energy rating equates to a saving of up to £70 per year in energy costs alone, compared with an ‘A’ rated model.

In addition to its very high efficiency and performance, the robust yet gentle ÖKOKombi comes with the 9 kg Protex Soft Drum that has tiny rounded holes, enabling it to treat even the most delicate of fabrics, like silk and wool, with the utmost care and attention.

Heat pump technology also enables drying at around 70°C, which is much lower than in conventional washer dryers and tumble dryers that use standard condenser technology. This means that fabrics are handled incredibly gently and are subjected to less heat during the drying process, meaning they are much less likely to shrink and fade. These superb performance and fabric care attributes have been certified with the Woolmark Blue accreditation, meaning that you can safely wash and dry Hand Wash Only garments to an exceptionally high standard.

The ÖKOKombi Plus also features the soft steam programs to deliver fluffy, crease free results, making ironing incredibly easy and hassle free. Steam is also the perfect solution for freshening up worn-once items and for giving delicate garments the attention and care they deserve.

Up to 6 kg of laundry can be washed and dried non-stop in one single cycle. All you have to do is activate the drying program at the start of the wash cycle, and drying will begin automatically when the machine has finished washing. This means that there is no need to separate the laundry or manually start the drying program.

AEG ÖkoKombi Plus L99695HWD 9+6kg washer dryer is equipped with the Permanent Magnet Inverter Motor which is up to 50% more efficient than a standard inverter motor, and is incredibly durable and very quiet. This washer dryer also employs the SilentSystem Plus for incredibly quiet operation.

The OptiSense system automatically adjusts program settings to maximize performance and minimize energy and water consumption, ensuring colours stay rich and vibrant for longer and energy costs are kept to a minimum.

Other features include,
– AutoOff automatically switches the machine off 10 minutes after the wash cycle ends
– intuitive LCD touch control and stainless steel panel
– 1,400 rpm max spin speed
– 5 year warranty
Price for the AEG ÖkoKombi Plus L99695HWD is £1,300.

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The new AEG ÖKOMix washer offers an ‘A+++ -50%’ energy rating and Woolmark Platinum Accreditation. This washing machine comes with the innovative Pre-Mixing technology and the ÖKO Inverter Permanent Magnet Motor. You can wash everything from large 9kg cotton loads to the most delicate of Hand Wash Only garments such as silk and cashmere, while keeping a green conscience.

Unlike with the majority of washing machines that mix laundry, water and detergent together, so the detergent takes a rather long time to dissolve and get to work, with ÖKOMix Pre-Mixing technology, the detergent is first added to water to make an instant, concentrated wash mix. Then AEG DirectSpray system delivers the mix directly into the heart of your laundry, where it begins to work immediately. This results in a more thorough, yet gentle wash, that uses less energy and is just as effective at 30°C as it is at 40°C.

A full 9 kg load of soiled laundry can be washed perfectly at ‘A+++ -50%’ in under 3.5 hours, while smaller loads will be cleaned using the optimum amount of time, water and energy, as determined by the ÖKOMix washer many intelligent sensors. In comparison, other models available today promising the same extraordinary energy efficiency rating can take as long as 7 hours to complete the same wash.

The ÖKOMix washing machine comes with the Woolmark Green certificate for its exceptionally gentle care of woolen and cashmere garments. It treats all Hand Wash Only garments, no matter how expensive or delicate, with expert care.

The designated steam program can refresh Dry Clean Only suits and dresses, saving time and money.

The AEG L89499FL ÖKOMix washer perfectly complements the AEG ProSteam dryer, with matching large glass door, control panel and sleek silver frame. The LogicControl touch display is made of high quality stainless steel and has an anti fingerprint coating. Thanks to the intuitive menu guide, the washing machine is also extremely easy to operate.

The ÖKOMix washer features 16 programs including Super Eco, Delicates, Dry Clean Only. Price is £800. AEG.


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14 Nov 13 V-ZUG Adora SLQ WP washer with heat pump

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The first washing machine to feature a heat pump, V-ZUG Adora SLQ WP is likely the world most energy efficient washer of today. The Adora SLQ WP warms the water using a traditional heating element and a highly efficient, energy-saving heat pump. The result is almost negligible energy consumption and ‘A+++ -40%’ energy rating.

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You can choose among 3 different EcoHybrid stages – the water can be warmed by the heat pump alone for optimum energy efficiency, largely by the heat pump or in equal parts by the heat pump and heating element. This washing machine can even use water heated through solar power. In addition, the new V-ZUG Adora SLQ WP also consumes very little water, only at around 9,900 liters per year, due to its highly advanced, sensor controlled washing cycles, and the extremely efficient patented V-ZUG drum.

Featuring 8kg drum with 25 cm porthole for easy access, the new Adora is easily controlled via its full colour, 10-language touch display. There are 14 main programs – Whites / Coloureds 20 – 95°C, Woollens 30°C, Hand Wash 20°C, Cold Wash 20°C, Sprint 40°C, Steam Anti Crease, Sprint 20°C, Anti Mite, WetClean, Sprint 30°C, Types of Fabric, Sprint 60°C, Extra and Eco, as well as 7 additional settings – Degree of Soiling / Soaking, Easy Care, Pre Wash, Temperature Setting / Energy Saving, Spin Speed / Stop After Rinsing, Skin Protection and Appliance Hygiene.

V-ZUG Adora SLQ WP also comes with the patented Vibration Absorbing System, reducing the noise to a whisper quiet 71 dB in the spin cycle. Other features include,
– remaining time display
– reversible door
– 1,600 rpm maximum spin speed
– pivoting operating panel
– up to 24 hour delayed start
– turbidity sensor
Price for the V-ZUG Adora SLQ WP washer with heat pump is around £3,000.

Previously,
V-ZUG Adora SLQ washer
Adora washer and dryer system by V-ZUG


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02 Nov 12 Schulthess washer – Spirit eMotion 7040i artLine

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The Swiss made Spirit eMotion 7040i artLine is finished in stylish and sophisticated anthracite, and presents a fine choice to consumers who want only the best. The ‘A+++’ rated Schulthess washer offers 7kg front loading capacity, 1,800 rpm top speed and 23 programs for literally every item you will ever wash. The large multilingual text display keeps you inform on status and remaining time of the chosen program, and variable volume signal sounds at the program end.

Schulthess Spirit eMotion 7040i features a very convenient myTop5 Button for your favourite programs. The rest of the programs are Coloureds 20°C, Coloureds 40°C, Coloureds 60°C, Boil Wash 95°C, Easy Care 20°C, Easy Care 40°C, Easy Care 60°C, Easy Care 95°C, Cotton / Linen, Easy Care Mixed Fibres, Delicates, Hand Wash 20°C, Wool 30°C, Delicates 40°C, Silk 30°C, Sportswear 30°, Impregnating 30°C, Curtains 40°C, Nappies / Inkontinence Linen 95°C, Shirts / Blouses 40°C, Jeans 40°C, up to 12 hour Spin / Soaking and autoClean 70°C.

In addition, the super-silent Schulthess washer comes with load measuring and detergent dosing display, dirt sensor, variable frequency motor for quiet running and long lifetime, revsible 180° door opening, interior light, up to 24-hout start delay, aquastop / foam level monitoring, imbalance sensor and child lock. The price for Spirit eMotion 7040i artLine washer from Schulthess is just under 3,500 CHF.


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16 Sep 12 Whirlpool Sports 10kg washer

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The German made WFE1210CS Whirlpool washing machine has sleek white with cranberry finish, 10kg capacity, 1,200 rpm top speed and 15 washing programs to satisfy every possible laundry need you may ever encounter. The washer dedicated Sports program ensures that even the toughest sports stains are completely gone, employing an optimal wash temperature and spin speed to maximise thermal and chemical reaction.

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In addition to Sports program, the Whirlpool 10kg washer offers Cotton, Big Items, Wool, Delicates, Hand Wash, Super Eco, Drain & Spin, Rinse & Spin Only, Gentle Spin, Intensive Rinse, 30 Minute Quick Wash, Daily Wash, Jeans, Synthetics, Coloured, Normal, Cold Wash, 95°C, Anti-Bacterial, Pre Wash and Easy Ironing programs and cycles.

Other key benefits and features of Whirlpool Sports 10kg washer are stainless steel drum, start delay, remaining time display, bleach dispenser, powder or liquid in pre wash / main wash, fabric selector, wash / rinse temperature options, Add Garment option after cycle start, adjustable feet, cradle action for woollens and Whirlpool 6th Sense functionality. Price for the Sports 10kg washer is about ,300 AUD. Whirlpool.


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31 Jul 12 Haier Mini washer – the smallest washing machine?

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The Haier MW-BQ8S Mini is one of the world smallest washing machines, designed especially for the gentle cleaning of undergarments and children clothing. It measures just around 26 x 28 x 38 cm, weighs under 6kg and comes with the transparent acrylic cover, which sits on an internal, concave-shaped filter giving the Haier washing machine a fresh and clean look.

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The soft contours give the Mini washer a quiet appealing look, and thanks to the small dimensions, the washer offers a space saving solution. Other key features of this top loaded washing machine are unique ozone sterilisation technology that allows to sterilise and disinfect very thoroughly your laundry, ‘A’ energy efficiency rating, LED display and 3 washing programs. Price is ¥ 1,000. Haier.

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23 Dec 11 Gorenje RedSet washer from RedSet Series

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The new Gorenje RedSet WA 72149 RD washer automatically draws exactly the right of water for the laundry load of up to 7 kilograms. This sleek, environmentally friendly washer is easy to use and it delivers excellent washing results. Key advantages of the machine are triple support against water damage, ‘A-30%AA’ rating for energy, washing and spinning, and short and effective 17-minute QuickWash cycle.

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The maximum water consumption is limited to 49 liters per washing cycle. The Gorenje RedSet washer also features a special self-cleaning program called SterilTub, which heats the water to 80°C or 95°C to deliver perfect hygiene in the washing machine. The WA 72149 RD belongs to the line of Gorenje RedSet Series of appliances that includes a refrigerator freezer, a washing machine, and a condenser dryer featuring SteamTech technology.

Other main features and characteristics of this Gorenje washer are 1,400 rpm speed, electronic controls with LED display, up to 24-hour start time delay, end-of-cycle acoustic signal, fault diagnosis system, child lock and 19 washing programs including Cotton, Synthetic, Delicates, Wool, Handwash, Cold Wash 15°C, Cotton-New 30°C, Mix, Fling, Intensive with Prewash Stain and Easy Iron.


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20 Nov 11 Cranberries Video – Whirlpool Duet Washer

Commercial featuring our new Monthly Payment Plan and the Whirlpool Duet washer / dryers.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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08 Oct 11 New washer and dryer

I received my new Samsung 448 washer and dryer today. The gas outlet wasn’t quite within reach so the appliances had to be positioned in a sub-optimal orientation. The small hole for the gas line and the larger hole for the dryer exhaust don’t look like clean cuts. Perhaps I’ll cut out the plaster, extend the gas line with some black pipe, then fit some drywall in with better openings.
Video Rating: 0 / 5

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24 Sep 11 How to Wash Colored Laundry : Loading Clothes into a Washer

The proper way to load clothes into a washer. Learn how to wash colored laundry in this free video on cleaning clothes. Expert: Melody Mooney Bio: Melody Mooney, domestic goddess, is a not just a house cleaner, she is a super house cleaner! Her Superhero character, Hygena, who fights grime and crime was part of Stan Lees hit Sci-Fi channel se Filmmaker: Grady Johnson
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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03 Sep 11 1969 Kenmore Washer Agitate & Spin

This is a entry level 1969 Kenmore washer built by Whirlpool doing a quick agitate and spin. A standard capacity tub with a straight vane agitator, this has only one water level. You can also see the color matched waterfall filter system.
Video Rating: 5 / 5

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