Kerryn Boogaard Kerryn Boogaard
Beverly Goldsmith Beverly Goldsmith
Zoe Bingley-Pullin Zoe Bingley-Pullin

We try: The Bosch dryer:

Energy efficient, large capacity & worth the investment
By Jenny Lewis
Date: June 15 2014
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A clothes dryer is an essential item in house with four children – it’s constantly on in the winter months with school uniforms, sports clothes and endless other family items.

We purchased the Bosch just over a year ago have been impressed with its ActiveAir technology and large capacity. A big investment for our family at $2899, we didn’t make the purchase lightly.

The Bosch ActiveAir Technology – an advance on heat pump technology – operates without a conventional heater. So basically, drying air is heated up at low cost with the help of the heat pump, while existing heat is re-used efficiently.

We do around 10 loads a week and it costs around 30 cents per load to run. There are many benefits including 15 Clothes Care programs, but I love the fact that he house doesn’t resemble a sauna when a cycle is going through and its automatic self-cleaning system is lint-free.

You do need to manually empty the It’s also safe with a programe and children safety lock, and is quiet when you inevitably have to a load overnight to be ready for the next morning routine.

The Bosch dryer has a 6.5kg capacity and a 6 star energy rating.  I give it 4 stars and would recommend it to other mums looking for a sturdy and reliable dryer that gets the job done. The initial investment does pay off in the long run.

Bosch WTW86561AU condenser dryer specifications:

  • 6.5 kg capacity
  • 6 Star energy rating
  • LC Display with full electronic controls and program progress display
  • TouchControl buttons
  • Glass doorLarge and easily accessible lint filter
  • Can be built-under benches
  • 15 Clothes Care programs
  • Low Heat and Reduced Ironing option
  • SuperQuick 40 minutes program
  • Sportswear program
  • Mixed load programUltimate woolCare system with drying basket
  • ActiveAir Technology
  • Automatic Self-Cleaning System keeps the condenser lint-free, ensuring the same energy performance every time
  • Sensor drying, precise adjustment of the drying level
  • Automatic anti-crease cycle (120 minutes)
  • Automatic drum stop when door is opened
  • Program safety lock and child lock
  • LED warning indicator for lint filter and condensed water container
  • Drum interior light
  • Time delay start
  • Time remain indicator
  • End of cycle indicator
  • Very quiet operation - 65 dB
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 84.2 cm x 59.8 cm x 62.5 cm (with worktop attached)
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