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Indesit Start IDC85 Freestanding Condenser Tumble Dryer - White

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4.6 / 5 (306 reviews)
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Product Overview

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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Customer Reviews

  • 09 May 2011
    lillylou

    Female / Small Family

    Age: 35 to 44 / staffordshire

    187

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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"

    1/5

    • 5
      Quietness
    • 5
      Features
    • 5
      Ease of Use
    • 3
      Drying Ability
    • 1
      Build Quality

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  • 03 June 2012
    Jamesed1

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    69

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    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."

    5/5

    • 4
      Quietness
    • 4
      Features
    • 5
      Ease of Use
    • 5
      Drying Ability
    • 5
      Build Quality

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  • 27 June 2012
    JohnDoe

    Female / Large Family

    Age: 45 to 54

    51

    People found this useful

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    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."

    4/5

    • 3
      Quietness
    • 4
      Features
    • 5
      Ease of Use
    • 5
      Drying Ability
    • 4
      Build Quality

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  • 30 May 2012
    Mattie73

    Male / Single

    Age: 35 to 44 / Humberside

    51

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    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."

    5/5

    • 3
      Quietness
    • 5
      Features
    • 5
      Ease of Use
    • 5
      Drying Ability
    • 5
      Build Quality

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  • 09 July 2012
    nat100

    Female / Small Family

    Age: 25 to 34 / newcastle

    41

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    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"

    5/5

    • 4
      Quietness
    • 4
      Features
    • 5
      Ease of Use
    • 5
      Drying Ability
    • 5
      Build Quality

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  • 01 March 2013
    Suzie1968

    Female / Small Family

    Age: 35 to 44

    27

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    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."

    5/5

    • 5
      Quietness
    • 5
      Features
    • 5
      Ease of Use
    • 5
      Drying Ability
    • 5
      Build Quality

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Specification

Product Detail

Dimensions (H)85.0 x (W)59.5 x (D)58.4
Brand Indesit
Colour White
Category Condenser Tumble Dryers
SKU IDC85_WH

Product Overview

Childproof Lock No
Control Type Buttons / Dial
Number of Drying Programmes 12
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Audible End of Programme Yes
Delay Timer No
Filter Full Indicator Yes
Large Porthole Yes
Reverse Action Yes
Sensor Drying No
Time to End of Programme No
Water Bottle Full Indicator Yes
Wide Opening Door Yes
Display Type LED
Number of Drying Temperatures 2

Standard Programmes

Anti Crease Programme Yes
Cotton Programme Yes
Cupboard Dry Yes
Extra Dry No
Iron Dry No
Mixed Dry Yes
Normal Dry No
Sports Programme No
Synthetics Yes
Wool Programme Yes
Quick Dry No

Features We Love

Final Cool Tumble Yes
Refresh Option Yes
Start Technology Yes
Tumble at End of Cycle Yes

How Well Does It Perform?

Annual Energy Cost Based On 15.44p/Unit 49.72 pounds
Cycle Duration 150 Minutes
Energy Rating C
Annual Energy Consumption 322 Kwh
Noise Level 72 dB
Drying Load 8 Kg

Installation

Requires Own Furniture Door No

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If your application is successful, you'll be asked to verify your identity by authorising a 50p transaction against a credit or debit card that you own. This helps protect you and us against fraudulent finance contracts. No money will be taken from your card, the details are only used to check that they are valid and registered to your address.

Pay on Finance for interest-bearing credit products is available over 12, 24, 36 or 48 months, subject to status. From time to time, we may offer an interest-free credit product over 6 or 12 month terms, at our discretion. To be eligible to apply for finance, you must be 18 or older, in regular employment and have been a UK resident for more than 3 years. Other conditions may apply and we cannot guarantee that your application will be accepted. Stock will not be allocated until the application has been completed and approved. We reserve the right to withdraw finance on certain products at any time. Pay on Finance is provided through our external partner, V12. If your application is successful you’ll enter into a credit agreement with Secure Trust Bank Plc; V12’s parent company.

Should you cancel your credit agreement and have already received products from us, then you will be liable to pay us in full for the product (unless your cancellation rights apply).

Buy Now Pay Later and Interest Free finance options will be available on selected products as part of a specific promotion. These promotions are subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time.

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Who is eligible for finance?

Finance is available on orders of £249 or more, placed on our website. This amount includes any additional services and delivery options selected, however does not take into account any promotions, such as cashback.

You'll need to be:

  • 18 years or older.
  • A UK resident for 3 years or more/Permanent UK resident.
  • Be able to make regular repayments by Direct Debit.
  • In regular employment (minimum of 16 hours per week) including self-employment, or in a permanent residence with your spouse/partner who's in regular employment*
  • Have a debit card or credit card in your name and registered to your address and have a bank or building society current account.

Other conditions may apply and we cannot guarantee that your application will be accepted.

* If you are retired and receive a pension, V12 Retail Finance may ask for proof of sufficient income.

How long will it take to apply?

You should get an instant answer on whether your application for finance has been successful. In some cases, V12 – our 3rd party financial services provider - will need to look at the application in more detail before making their decision.

What do I need to apply?

All you need to do is fill out the online form at the payment stage and add an electronic signature. It’s important you use your full name and address details and make sure everything is spelt correctly. Please note, this is an online only finance option.

If your application is successful, you'll be asked to verify your identity by authorising a 50p transaction against a credit or debit card that you own. This helps protect you and us against fraudulent finance contracts. No money will be taken from your card; the details are only used to check that they are valid and registered to your address.

What happens if my application is turned down?

Applications may not be accepted for a number of reasons, including mis-typed information, or not meeting the specified requirements. Please note that other conditions may apply and we cannot guarantee that your application will be accepted.

If your application isn’t successful, you can still purchase the item in full via PayPal or with a valid credit or debit card. If your application is declined, it’s usually for one of the following reasons:

  • you do not meet the eligibility criteria;
  • adverse credit reference agency information;
  • your credit score;
  • you are considered to be overcommitted financially; or
  • your existing account performance with other lenders.

If you wish to appeal the decision made by V12, it’s advised you obtain an up to date copy of your credit report before appealing directly to V12. Due to data protection, all customer appeals must be email to underwriting@v12finance.com or for more advice, call V12 on 02920 468916.

A little bit about V12 Retail Finance

Finance. Pure and simple.

We've teamed up with V12 Retail Finance Limited ("V12") to offer you a flexible and affordable option to pay on finance. V12 is the UK's only specialist provider of Retail Point of Sale Credit, providing finance options for more than 20 years through its industry leading online paperless processing system. If your application is successful, you will enter into a Credit Agreement with Secure Trust Bank Plc (V12's parent company) which will be administered by V12. V12 is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Secure Trust Bank Plc is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority under registration number 204550.

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