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Indesit Start IDC85 Freestanding Condenser Tumble Dryer - White

Brilliant value! The Indesit Start IDC85 condenser tumble dryer is made right here in Britain and will dry up to 8kg of clothes at once. That’s up to 24 T-shirts, so it is ideal if you’re running a busy household and have endless school uniforms and PE kits to wash. It’s really simple to use and has everything you’ll need when it comes to drying your clothes. Its C rating for energy is about average for a tumble dryer, so it won’t cost you an arm and leg to run.

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4.6 out of 5 customer rating

251 of 258 (97%) reviewers would recommend this product to a friend

Build Quality

  4.5 out of 5

Drying Ability

  4.6 out of 5

Ease of Use

  4.8 out of 5

Features

  4.2 out of 5

Quietness

  3.9 out of 5

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"dont buy one go zanussi"

"We bought this dryer used it for the first time and our clothes got stuck in the lip just inside the dryer door, then on the second time every item of clothing that was in the dryer was covered in black oil looking marks with little rips in them it took 2 weeks to get an engineer out and they cant fix it i wouldnt recommend one of these only to a scrap yard"

143 of 148 people found this review helpful.

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Quietness:

5 / 5

Features:

5 / 5

Ease of Use:

5 / 5

Drying Ability:

3 / 5

Build Quality:

1 / 5

Reviewed by: lillylou

Location: staffordshire

Gender: Female

Age: 35 to 44

Family size: Small Family

"Super Tumble Dry"

Pros: Value for money, Easy to use, Good build quality, Quiet, looks good

Cons: none

"We have one of these before and that was great, I am pleased to say that this model is as good as we remembered."

53 of 53 people found this review helpful.

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Customer Rating:

Quietness:

4 / 5

Features:

4 / 5

Ease of Use:

5 / 5

Drying Ability:

5 / 5

Build Quality:

5 / 5

Reviewed by: Jamesed1

"Good Value Purchase"

Pros: Value for money, Easy to use, looks good

Cons: Noisy

"First time stand alone drier user. Combo washer/drier was awful. This one dries really well and able to open the door at any time to check is handy! Water tray easy to empty. Huge drum. Very lightweight to move into position. Only thing that bothers me is it is a bit loud but have nothing to compare to so overall good buy so far."

41 of 41 people found this review helpful.

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Quietness:

3 / 5

Features:

4 / 5

Ease of Use:

5 / 5

Drying Ability:

5 / 5

Build Quality:

4 / 5

Reviewed by: JohnDoe

Gender: Female

Age: 45 to 54

Family size: Large Family

"An excellent tumble dryer."

Pros: Value for money, Easy to use, Good build quality, looks good

Cons: none

"This is a truly brilliant tumble dryer. Almost flawless I'd say. If there is any one gripe it's the noise but then again it aint' that bad either (I usually have to close two doors to almost entirely block the noise out). It handles a large amount of laundry in one go (8kg) and dries as well as could possibly be expected and extremely thoroughly.

I've never had this dryer going for more than 85 minutes and that was only one time. It has basic maintenance and the most complicated thing is cleaning the condenser unit, and the best way to do that I've found is to pop it in the sink and just use a watering can (or similar) a few times to rinse it through thoroughly (if your sink is shallow, like mine that is…).

Other than that the fluff filter and water container are so easy to clean/drain it's a joke. Easily one of the best purchases I've ever made. Get one, you won't be sorry. Seriosuly considering indesit for any potential future purchases as well."

38 of 38 people found this review helpful.

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3 / 5

Features:

5 / 5

Ease of Use:

5 / 5

Drying Ability:

5 / 5

Build Quality:

5 / 5

Reviewed by: Mattie73

Location: Humberside

Gender: Male

Age: 35 to 44

Family size: Single

"excellent purchase"

Pros: Value for money, Easy to use, Good build quality, Quiet, looks good, eco friendly

"find this tumble dryer excellent value for money. does the job and is eco friendly so doesnt use as much electricity as my previous tumble dryer did"

34 of 34 people found this review helpful.

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Quietness:

4 / 5

Features:

4 / 5

Ease of Use:

5 / 5

Drying Ability:

5 / 5

Build Quality:

5 / 5

Reviewed by: nat100

Location: newcastle

Gender: Female

Age: 25 to 34

Family size: Small Family

"Does what it says on the tin!"

Pros: Value for money, Easy to use, Good build quality, Quiet, looks good

Cons: none

"This is my first condenser dryer and Im very impressed. This model doesnt have a lot of fancy dials and switches.....just the revalant ones. On/off switch,low/high heat, empty water light and timer dial. It dries a load of big towels in approx 80mins. The 8kg drum size is perfect for my family size of 4 adults. I wouldnt hesitate to reccommend this product."

14 of 14 people found this review helpful.

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Quietness:

5 / 5

Features:

5 / 5

Ease of Use:

5 / 5

Drying Ability:

5 / 5

Build Quality:

5 / 5

Reviewed by: Suzie1968

Gender: Female

Age: 35 to 44

Family size: Small Family

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4.6 out of 5 customer rating
97.3% of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
"This is my first condenser dryer and Im very impressed. This model doesnt have a lot of fancy dials and switches.....just the revalant ones. On/off switch,low/high heat, empty water light and timer di..."
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Indesit Start IDC85 specification

Product Detail   Feature Videos
Dimensions (H)85.0 x (W)59.5 x (D)58.4  
Brand Indesit  
Colour White  
Category Condenser Tumble Dryers  
SKU IDC85_WH  
How Well Does It Perform   Feature Videos
Annual Energy Cost Based On 15.44p/Unit 49.7168 pounds  
Energy Rating C Rated
Annual Energy Consumption 322 Kwh  
Noise Level 72 dB
Drying Load 8 Kg
Product Overview   Feature Videos
Delay Timer No
Reverse Action Yes
Water Bottle Full Indicator Yes
Wide Opening Door Yes  
Number of Drying Temperatures 2  
Features We Love   Feature Videos
Final Cool Tumble Yes
Refresh Option Yes  
Start Technology Yes  
Tumble at End of Cycle Yes  
Warranty   Feature Videos
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year(s)
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Indesit IDC85 Condenser Tumble Dryer

For a large family, you’ll need a big machine to help you with your drying. That’s where the IDC85 comes in. It’s simply design, making it very easy to use, and does exactly what it says on the tin. No complicated features, just effective drying.

With an 8kg capacity you can dry the equivalent of 24 wet T-shirts. It’ll even take the duvet cover, sheets and pillow cases for a king sized and three single beds. It’s sure to make wash day much simpler for you.

Thanks to the reverse tumble action which moves the drum in both directions, it’s excellent at preventing creases in your clothes. It’s really useful for saving time and effort on your ironing. There’s a removable filter too - it’s easy to clean so you’ll always have the most efficient machine.

Another popular feature is the refresh option. It uses cool air to get stale smells out of your clean clothes. It’s very handy for jackets and blazers and especially good for lifting out smoke smells too.

As a condenser dryer you can store it almost anywhere. It doesn’t need to be externally vented. All the excess water is collected in a water bottle which is really easy to access. This needs to be emptied frequently so that it doesn’t hinder the performance of the tumble dryer.

 

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