22 facts in comparison
The device is designed a specific way so that it can be built into a cupboard.
Self latching doors are good because if you push them so that they are almost closed, they will shut automatically.
A water softener removes hard water spots caused by lime deposits and softens water to the appropriate level for superior washing results.
Audible noise is the noise that a device produces while in operation. Reduced audible noise improves quality.
This will inform you how much longer the device needs before completion.
With a wider range of programs to choose from you can be more specific and choose the best, most economic program for your needs.
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The machine will let you know when it is finished with an alarm or even by playing a tune.
With a delay start option you can schedule the machine to begin at a later time. You can also set the machine to wash at night if your electricity is cheaper outside of peak times.
This is the maximum amount of time you can set the machine to begin in the future.
This option minimizes energy and water usage while cleaning, and is suited for lightly to moderately soiled items.
This option dramatically reduces cycle time and water consumption when washing small, lightly soiled loads that fill half or less of the dishwasher’s capacity.
The appliance is either Energy Star Certified, or has an EU energy efficiency rating of A++ or A+++. This means it consumes around 20-30% less energy than is required by the minimum local standards for energy efficiency.
The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.
The amount of water used during the average cycle. Less water usage means more energy savings and is kinder to the environment.
Machines which use less water are good for the environment and can save you money in utility bills.
How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
Aqua stop machines have a special mechanical system which cuts off the water flow into the tub if a fault occurs with the inlet pipe.
The time light feature means the machine will beam a light on the floor indicating how much longer until completion.
Machines with a load sensor can weigh the load and adjust settings accordingly. This means you don't have to feel as guilty about doing a smaller load as the machine will use less water.
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.