LG RC8001B Condenser Tumble Dryer

The launch of LG RC8001B Condenser Tumble Dryer by the world famous company ‘LG Electronics’ showcases their passion for innovative features, design and technology. This model being a high-end tumble dryer is equipped to handle a load of 8 kilograms, functions on condenser technology and is fully loaded with features and functions.

A striking thing about the physical structure of this dryer would be its foremost attraction – black attire with a rectangular door opening. While the cabinet comes in a painted steel finish, the control panel has a plastic finish to it. Again, its freestanding ability allows it to be installed in any available space. It weighs around 40 lbs and has a dimension of 850 x 595 x 600 mm.




LG RC8001B 8kg Black colour Tumble Dryer’s programmes work based on the fabrics and the type of output described. The details of the same has been discussed

  • In case of cottons, five different output options are available and they are iron dry, extra dry, very dry, cupboard dry and light dry.
  • For those special clothing the choice would be wool, delicate and rack dry.
  • Essentially the mixed fabrics are offered three different options namely very dry, cupboard and iron dry.

Adding spice to the above programmes would be nine different dry options that tags along with it by providing the privilege of 4 different timed drying settings that include the following – warm air for 40 minutes, cool air for 40 minutes and the same with 20-minute programmes too.

Control panel

Embedded in this LG Tumble Dryer model is not just yet another control panel that is found in conventional models, but an intelligent electronic control together with an electronic jog dial. It has a fairly attractive screen with the settings clearly displayed for quick reference at a single glance. There is a dial that allows for setting of timed and sensor drying. With turning the dial there is an indicator that points towards the selected programme, which also gets illuminated upon selection. There is yet another dial that helps with selecting the drying levels. The 2 rotary controls along with a set of soft touch buttons, various indicators and display screen all are aligned brilliantly boosting the attractiveness of this appliance.

Sensor drying

Also onboard is a special fabric care feature that is supposedly a must-have feature looked forward by most users. This outstanding feature serves best in providing optimised drying of clothes. It consists of an electrode sensor that deciphers the moisture level in the fabrics together with a microchip sensor that detects the humidity of the tub, thus making it possible to provide optimised drying. This also takes care of avoiding over-drying of clothes, saves on energy bills and maintains the quality of fabrics.


  • LG RC8001B Black Colour, 8kg Tumble Dryer has the ability to handle up to 8 kg load in a single shot.
  • The rectangular door is a reversible one that allows users to decide if they want the door to open on the left or the right.
  • Child lock is available too ensuring utmost safety and preventing unauthorised operations.
  • This Condenser Tumble Dryer allows setting multi-level temperature setting.
  • All the 4 legs are adjustable to help with any uneven flooring conditions.
  • The various indicators found in this dryer are clean filter indicator, empty water indicator, remaining time indicator and the status indicator.
  • Delay start function makes it possible to set the programme at your convenience.
  • Found in this Tumble Dryer is a buzzer that indicates the end of a programme and there is also the option to turn this feature off as per users discretion.
  • Selecting the anti-crease function gives crinkle free and creases free laundry making it easy to handle the ironing and folding process.
  • It ensures saving on space with its saving option to either stack the appliance or be accommodated beneath a washing machine.


This model comes with couple of extras like a stacking rack/kit, accessory hose and three slides.

LG RC8001B Specifications

Manufacturer LG
Model Name RC8001B Condenser Tumble Dryer
Colours available Black
Drying Capacity in kg 8
Size (height x width x depth) mm 850 x 595 x 600 mm
Drying Type Condenser
Machine type Freestanding
Energy consumption 2600 Watts
Loading type Front loading
Number of drying programmes 9
Number of adjustable feet 4
Door type Rectangular
Controls Intelligent Electronic Controls
Electronic Jog Dial
Weight 40 lbs
Main Features
Anti crease function Yes
LED display Yes
Final cool tumble action Yes
Reverse action Yes
Temperature selector Yes
Delay start Yes
Sensor drying Yes
Interior light Yes
Special Programmes
Extra dry Yes
Crease care Yes
Wool care programme Yes
Timed drying Yes
Reversible door Yes
Filter care indicator Yes
Remaining time indicator Yes
Warning LED indicator Yes
Water tank full indicator Yes
End of program indicator Yes
Buzzer option Yes
Adjustable legs Yes
Child lock Yes
Noise level 61.5 dB

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

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