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Bosch WTVC553AUC Anthracite Stainless Steel Gas Dryer, 6.7 Cu. Ft. Capacity

The WTVC553AUC is a stylish dryer from Bosch with a host of intelligent features in a compact design. Here's a short list of key features and some feedback from consumers themselves.


Key features

- This unit comes with EcoSmart technology that allows you to have intelligent drying with its host of smart heat sensors.
- The EcoAction option lets you save on up to 10% of water and energy.
- The stainless steel tub allows you to go for faster spin cycle and is more durable compared to plastic and porcelain tubs of other brands.
- The DynamicAir option lets you dry clothes using moderate heat and high air options for safe drying.
- You can use the Air Fluff/No Heat drying cycle for delicate fabric types and others that are kept soft without using heat for drying.
- The electronic controls make viewing the settings and controls easy. You can use the buttons and dials with easy grips for setting up the programs according to your preferences.
- The unit also has the Jeans cycle feature, which is made specially for drying pairs of jeans without fading or wrinkling.
- The unit also comes with a steam feature that removes wrinkles, odor, and refreshes the load if it has been the inside the drum for long.
- You can use the Delicates option for drying delicate fabric types.
- The three-way venting option is good for easy installation, allowing you to install the vents through the back, the bottom, or the right side.
- The unit also comes with a number of intelligent heat sensors that prevent overheating.
- The unit’s front-loading design allows you to easily load and unload the laundry.
- The WTVC553AUC also comes with a compact design and stackable feature, allowing you to save space in your laundry room and provide more space for other appliances.

Advantages

One of the main advantages of this unit is that it is very quiet. The machine works quietly in the background so you can easily put this unit anywhere, even on the second floor. The compact and stackable design is perfect for small spaces, especially for apartment laundry rooms. Another plus is the stylish finish with the silver accent, which is very easy on the eyes. The audible signal is perfect and is loud enough for you to hear in the next room so you don’t have to check on it from time to time.

Disadvantages

Despite the quiet operation, the machine tends to make a lot of noise at the end of the cycle. The machine vibrates loudly before the cycle ends, but aside from this, it tends to be quiet. For those who are bothered by the noise, they can use a felt padding under the machine to deaden the sound. Another negative is the flimsy lint filter. It easily blocks up and requires regular maintenance.

Consumer likes and dislikes

Pros

- machine is very quiet
- compact and stackable design saves on space
- stylish accents
- has multiple options for fabric care and drying different types of laundry

Cons

- dryer makes a lot of noise at the end of the cycle
- flimsy lint filter clogs up easily and needs frequent maintenance


Full Specifications »
 

 

STYLE  
Loading Type Front Load
Fuel Type Gas
Color Anthracite
Drum Material Stainless Steel
PERFORMANCE  
Capacity 6.7 Cu. Ft.
Timed Dry Yes
Drying System

EcoSmart™ technology, DynamicAir™, ActiveDry™, Eco-Sensor

CYCLES  
Cycles

Air Fluff / No Heat drying cycle, Jeans cycle, Steam Wrinkle Relax cycle, Steam Refresh, Steam Touch Up, Delicates

Steam

Air Fluff / No Heat drying cycle, Jeans cycle, Steam Wrinkle Relax cycle, Steam Refresh, Steam Touch Up, Delicates

FEATURES  
Special Features

EcoAction™ Option, 3-way venting for easy installation, Extended WrinkleBlock®, Heat sensors and intelligent controls prevent overheating, Stackable, Interior Light, Adjustable drying temperature

Energy Star Qualified Yes
Sound Package (Quietness)

Extremely Quiet Performance: 64 dB

DIMENSIONS  
Width 27 Inches
Height 36 7/8 Inches
Depth 31 7/8 Inches

 

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