Creda, being a part of the Indesit group, makes their presence evident by unveiling novel products that meets consumers expectations. Another interesting aspect of this brand is that they provide Braille and Arthritic controls for its wide range of products in cookers and laundry products. They aim to make life easier for both the visually challenged and for those who have arthritic issues by providing a special button pushing handle for easy access. In an effort to support the visually challenged, they supply audio CDs that replaces an instruction booklet. In this manner, they tend to the special needs of their patrons. Now, let us have a tour of one of their appliance that caters to consumers – the Creda TVR2 5kg Vented Tumble Dryer in this review.
This model falls in the category of standard size appliance with a dimension of of 850mm in height, 595mm in width and 550mm in depth. Engineered in a freestanding style, it boasts of a front loading system with the drying system being a vented type wherein the air is allowed to escape through a hose. The design further gets enhanced with a modest control panel which has a rotary knob and few indicator lights.
The door and the controls
The front opening door is made of a highly transparent glass that allows consumers to have a glimpse of the drying process. Creda TVR2 White Colour Tumble Dryer comes with an embedded door handle that makes access easy with opening and closing. Once the door is closed it gets automatically locked keeping the laundry inside till the completion of the programme. The control rotary knob allows you to select various programmes by just rotating the knob. The indicator lights present in the panel gives a clear idea on how to handle the drying process like the filter care, progress of the programme, end of cycle, etc. Also present in the panel are the heat selector buttons that provides the option to set the temperature high or low.
This model has been designed to handle a laundry size of 5 kg. The dry volume of 5kg gives it an optimised use for the family of 3 to 5 people. The drum style is interesting which is made of stainless steel material, which is sturdy and durable which has the ability to last for years to come.
Anti-tangle – This dryer is equipped with a unique drum that has 2-way rotation and rotates in both ways, thus preventing tangling of fabrics. It increases the efficiency of drying and also prevents the creases which are formed in the clothes that sometimes become permanent. This option is also great by way of making ironing easy once the clothes are dried.
Heat settings – Available in this model are 2 heat settings which are high and low. In case of bulkier fabrics or with the load being heavy, one can opt for the high temperature and for lightweight or delicate fabrics, low heat selection goes best.
Cool tumble – In the final stage of the programme there is a cool action, which reduces the temperature of the fabrics bringing it to normal temperature. Well, this sure does give one the benefit of unloading the laundry immediately without any wait time.
As the venting of this Creda TVR2 Freestanding Tumble Dryer is present on the rear, it gives the front of the appliance a neat finish. Then again, it is important to make sure that this appliance is installed in a place where there is provision for the vent hose to be let out. There is also a vent kit that is included on purchase of this model. The only hitch would be the dryer coming with a Grade C rating in terms of energy efficiency which might be a concern for a few, but, otherwise this sure looks to be a great dryer, both by looks and cost, ain’t it?
Creda TVR2 – Technical Specification Table
|Model Name||TVR2 5kg Vented Tumble Dryer|
|Size (height x width x depth) mm||850 x 595 x 550 mm|
|Drying Capacity||5 kg|
|Loading type||Front loading|
|Anti crease function||Yes|
|Final cool tumble action||Yes|
|Temperature selector||2 – High or low|
|Free venting kit||Yes|
|Easy iron option||Yes|
|Start delay option||No|
|Filter care indicator||Yes|
|Remaining time indicator||Yes|
|Warning LED indicator||Yes|
|Water tank full indicator||n/a|
Related Product Reviews
Monday, September 19th, 2011