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With a 9kg drum, this heat pump tumble dryer from Bosch is perfect for medium-sized households. Heat pump technology is the most efficient way of drying clothes. Hot air is constantly recycled within the drum so the dryer doesn’t lose heat or waste energy, giving your clothes more protection from heat and helping to save energy. There are 15 programmes, including the anti-allergy cycle which uses a high temperature to remove allergens, so it’s great if you have sensitive skin. And, the selfCleaning condenser stays lint-free, making this model low maintenance and energy efficient.
A very good machine with plenty of drying features but it is complicated to get the right combination of program settings to get the items dry after being used to a non-condenser dryer.
Pros: Features, Good build quality, Looks good, QuietCons: Complicated, Expensive
Male, Under 18, Single from
Ease of Use5
Bosch is a great machine and stands up to its name and quality
Male, 55 to 65, Couple from Enniskillen
Ease of Use4
Never mind that this dryer is pretty expensive. It surely is the best dryer I've ever had.
Upon receiving and unpacking it I was well pleased by its build quality. Setting it up was simplicity in itself.
Unfortunately, the operating instructions are a completely different matter. They are so badly written that one might think they have been translated from Chinese into English. They are utterly useless. Luckily, the dryer is pretty easy to operate and I just put the instructions where they actually belong.
Using the dryer is a treat. Put in your clothes, select the appropriate program and the appliance will do the rest. I'm really impressed with its performance as clothes come out dry and pretty quick as well. Energy consumption of the dryer is pretty cool and I can truly say that this is the best I've ever had.
Writing about the reliability of the dryer At this moment is, of course, to early. Time will tell and I hope it will last as long as my eleven years old Bosch dishwasher.
Pros: Ease to use, Good build quality, Looks good, QuietCons: Expensive, Operating instructions
Male, 35 to 44, Large Family from East Anglia
Ease of Use5
Wasn't sure whether or not to spend the extra money on this rather than opting for a cheaper model. I'm glad that I did as I'm very impressed with it.
It dries clothes really well and knows exactly when the clothes are done and stops automatically. They're are lots of settings that will keep everyone happy.
Easy to use and does its job well without any fuss.
Male, 25 to 34, Couple from Bristol
Ease of Use5
Yes it is expensive. Is this a con? No. The reason? Because you get what you pay for!
This model uses 1 Kilowatt of energy at its maximum draw of power. This is only good if it can dry your laundry in sufficient time. Which it does! So that can only be good as well right? Of course! This means you're not spending much on your energy bills. Especially in the winter months too, or any time of year for that matter!
My one bugbear is that I was disappointed when I dried the duvet cover (4 pillows and mattress cover too). It eventually rolled itself into a big ball that was dry on the outside and damp on the inside. This is the only issue I've had with it so far.
The noise is another point I want to make, It isn't loud at all. It's far quieter than people make it out to be. The issue is the noise is a high frequency noise that it makes from the compressor pump. This isn't loud but, If you've got sensitive hearing it's just a little bit irritating. If you're hard of hearing, then you'll be fine.
Lastly that sound it makes at the end of the cycle? That's the most basic noise white-goods have installed. All my kitchen appliances make that noise. They even do show tunes... the fridge just hums though.
Male, Under 18, Single from Ingleby Barwick, UK
Ease of Use5
Have got this to replace LG direct drive that died after 12 years of service. Dries better than the LG did using less energy. Quieter drum but noisier pump. It dries clothes just fine on finer adjust setting 2 (1-3). I have it plumbed in to prevent having to empty drawer. The drawer is long, nearly the full depth of the machine.