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Whirlpool WFW96HEAU

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Whirlpool WFW96HEAU review: specs and price

Whirlpool WFW96HEAU
Whirlpool WFW96HEAU

Why is Whirlpool WFW96HEAU better than the average?

  • Maximum spin speed
    1400rpmvs1279.05rpm
  • Drum volume
    121.76lvs82.65l

Top specs and features

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General info

1.has top energy efficiency rating
Whirlpool WFW96HEAU

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.

2.height

965.2mm

Best

Samsung WF70F5E5P4W

800mm

3.thickness

831.8mm

Best

Hoover OPH 716DF

60mm

4.has a direct drive motor
Whirlpool WFW96HEAU

A direct drive motor has no belt and pulley. This means it wastes less power in friction, are less prone to breakdowns and have longer lifetimes in general. They are able to operate more quietly and with less vibration.

5.width

685mm

Best

Whirlpool AWE 8840

400mm

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Design

1.front loading machine
Whirlpool WFW96HEAU

Front loading machines are good as you can use the space above and sometimes stack a dryer on top. In general front loading machines use less energy, using less water by only partly filling the drum and obtaining higher spin speeds which clean without requiring as much heat.

2.has a dot matrix display
Whirlpool WFW96HEAU

Dot matrix displays can show important text or graphics using a matrix of lights or mechanical indicators like the display on a calculator.

3.Has a transparent door
Whirlpool WFW96HEAU

With a transparent door you can look inside the machine and see what laundry is inside.

4.There is the option to adjust the height of the machine
Whirlpool WFW96HEAU

You can adjust the height of the machine which means that if the floor is uneven you can level it out.

5.Has a honeycomb drum
Whirlpool WFW96HEAU

The slightly sculptured surface structure of the honeycomb drum creates a thin film of water or air which gently cushions and protects your laundry.

For example

Miele W 693 F WPM

6.top loading machine
Whirlpool WFW96HEAU

Top loading machines are good because you can load and unload without bending down. In general they have less problems with mold accumulating and on average a wash takes less time. In general they are cheaper to buy and are a good space saving option.

For example

Maytag Centennial MVWC360AW

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Washing

1.maximum spin speed

1400rpm

A faster spin speed means you can get things cleaner with a lower temperature of water. Using a fast spin also extracts water, meaning that the clothes come out nearly dry. Generally, anything over 1000 rpm is very good.

Best

Asko W6884ECO

1800rpm

2.Has a load sensor
Whirlpool WFW96HEAU

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.

3.number of cycle programs

12

With a wider range of programs to choose from you can be more specific and choose the best, most economic program for your needs.

Best

Gorenje W9865E

31

4.has a pause option
Whirlpool WFW96HEAU

This means you can stop the machine if you want to add something you forgot, or get something out that you need urgently.

5.has delay start option
Whirlpool WFW96HEAU

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.

6.drum volume

121.76l

With a bigger drum you can fit in larger items such as duvets, or do a big load at once.

Best

Kenmore 31522

1330.8l

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