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Whirlpool LDR3822PQ 24" Compact Electric Dryer 3 Cycles (White-on-White) 3.4 Cu. Ft.

Maximize limited space by using it to house fully-functional appliances. Get your basic drying needs met with this compact electric dryer from Whirlpool. This small unit contains many features that will make the final step in laundry easier to accomplish. Its affordable price makes it a good choice for those who have to work with budget as well as space restrictions.


Interior Features
  • The AccuDry Sensing System makes sure that you get thoroughly dried clothes at the end of every cycle. This sensor technology detects the moisture level of each load, using this information to adjust dryer settings. Clothes won't need additional cycles to be properly dried, nor will you face the problems that come with overdrying.
  • Three cycles are there to meet basic drying needs, including Heavy High (heat), Permanent Press/ Heavy High (air), and Permanent Press/ Regular. These cycles, aside from drying your clothes efficiently, also reduce the need for further ironing.
  • A Fluff Air option is also available.
  • Automatic Dry and Timed Drying are other additional options.
  • You can further customize settings according to your needs with two temperature settings.
  • A DuraWhite coated drum is resistant against rusting and chipping, preventing snags and other damage to your garments.
  • An interior lint screen keeps fuzz from building up on your clothes and in your dryer. Its location makes it easy to clean.

    Exterior Features

  • This dryer has a clean appearance with a white-on-white finish.
  • A side-swing door gives you easy access for loading and unloading.
  • Front panel rotary controls are readily accessible and easy to use.
  • An end of cycle signal lets you know right away when your laundry is done, without the need for constant supervision.
  • The leveling legs allow you to rest your dryer on uneven surfaces.

    Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 22"
    Height: 31"
    Width: 24"
    Total volume: 3.4 cubic feet

    Advantages

    This dryer is very effective and thorough when it comes to drying clothes. Its compact size allows it to fit easily into small spaces. Customizable options allow you to get the perfect cycle for your drying needs. Different fabric types are handled gently without reducing drying performance. It is very simple and easy to use. This dryer is ADA-compliant.

    Disadvantages

    The dryer's power cord is sold separately, which is very inconvenient considering that you cannot operate the dryer without the power cord. There are no options to reduce energy consumption. No noise reduction system is included. This dryer is not Energy Star-rated. CEE rating is not available for this dryer.

    Consumer Opinions

    Pros

  • quick, thorough, and efficient drying performance
  • ideal for small spaces
  • answers a wide range of drying needs
  • fabric types handled with care
  • simple, easy operation
  • ADA-compliant

    Cons

  • power cord sold separately
  • no options for reducing energy consumption
  • no noise reduction system
  • no Energy Star rating
  • no CEE rating


    Full Specifications »
     

     

    STYLE  
    Loading Type Front Load
    Fuel Type Electric
    Color White-on-White
    Drum Material  
    Control Type  
    PERFORMANCE  
    Capacity 3.4 Cu. Ft.
    Timed Dry Yes
    Temperature Options 2 temperature settings
    Drying System AccuDry™ Sensing System
    CYCLES  
    No. of Cycles 3
    Cycles Timed Dry
    MISC  
    FEATURES  
    Special Features Side-Swing Door, Interior Lint Screen, End-of-Cycle Signal



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  • Comments for Whirlpool LDR3822PQ 24" Compact Electric Dryer 3 Cycles (White-on-White) 3.4 Cu. Ft.

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    Aug 19, 2011
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    lint collector needs cleaning often
    by: Anonymous

    I just moved out on my own so I was in need of a dryer ( already have an old washer). I’m on a budget so I went with the least expensive Whirlpool model, the LDR3822PQ. I decided to go with the flashy white-on-white. The white just seemed to pop. This dryer is very compact. I would say it holds average amount of cloths compared to other dryers. The dryer does not have very many buttons, very straight forward and simple to use. She has 3 drying cycles and 2 different temperatures. The box stated a whooping 3.4 cubic feet of drying room.

    This carefully engineered machinery dries cloths pretty dam well. Filled up to the brim with a California king confronter only took 45 minutes to be dry as a bone. Normal loads are done within half an hour. In fact this dryer is so speedy, I’m thinking of getting a better washer to match its quickness.

    However, the lint collector is rather petite and has to be cleaned after every load. This is my major complaint about the LDR3822PQ. I’m slothful and don’t want to clean off the lint fluff every time. One other complaint is the price of this dryer is more compared to other cheepy models, but the Whirlpool name is what I value the most. I’m sure I will have this dryer for the next 10-15 years.

    Whirlpool throws in a one year limited warranty, just in an extremely unlucky event of a faulty appliance getting out.

    Aug 19, 2011
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    love it
    by: Anonymous

    I absolutely love my clothes dryer it is by far the best I've ever owned. The dryer is compact and doesn't require on of those large irregular plugs, it can be plugged in to any outlet.

    While it is small enough to fit in to my kitchen, without being in the way, it hold and dries a medium sized load of clothing in about 20 minutes. There are 3 drying cycles these include Air, Timed drying and permanent press.

    I always use timed drying because it includes the energy efficient setting. That's another thing I love it didn't raise my electric bill much about $10 us dollars, and with a family of 5 I use it plenty often. It is also very easy to clean the lint trap just pull out the lint basket remove the lid and pull out the lint.

    Also if you choose to you can wash it with warm water. And to clean the out side and interior dryer I just use a wet cloth with a little dish soap to wipe it down.

    Another great thing about this dryer is it is on wheels so if your like me and clean behind and under everything often the wheels make it very easy to move.

    I've had the dryer for 3 years now and it still works just as good as it did the first time I used it!

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