With a heritage and reputation that began as early as in the 1900, Hotpoint brilliantly strives to produce comfort and style added appliances for domestic use. Adding strength to it would be the many awards it has won together with the title of best brand bestowed by the Readers Digest survey. Here they are again with yet another innovative product, the CTD40T front loading condenser tumble dryer that emphasizes on the features, design and technology for compact home use.
Attired in a black finish, this Hotpoint CTD40T Condenser Tumble Dryer is capable of taking a load as much as 7 kg and comes in a dimension of 850mm height, 593 mm width, and 595 mm depth.
This model belongs to the condensed tumble dryer category and has the advantage of being placed anywhere as per users choice as there are no hassles of venting. This freestanding appliance has been engineered to be front loading type and proves to be absolutely easy when it comes to operation giving out best desired results.
Hotpoint CTD40T Freestanding Tumble Dryer has the ability to function in 2 heat settings giving the option to choose the high temperature setting for heavy cotton clothes and low temperature setting for delicates and light fabrics. With the maximum time that the dryer can function being 160 minutes, actually seems quite longer and sufficient for most household purposes. All the controls are of a mechanical rotary and push button type.
This Hotpoint Black Tumble Dyer also has a fluff filter onboard that takes care of sucking out all loose fibres present in the load thus enhancing the performance of the machine and producing high results. While the filter check indicator helps in keeping the filter clean, an embedded LED display proves to be user-friendly in displaying the required details. The time remaining for a program to end can also be known from the same. There is a loud and audible alarm that indicates the completion of a program. Again, the reservoir full indicator comes with a light that glows to hint that the reservoir requires to be emptied to avoid an overflow.
This model also features an anti crease action wherein the drum rotates intermittently at the end of a program in order to prevent creases setting in the clothes. This Hotpoint CTD40T 7kg Front Loading Tumble Dryer also has a reverse action of the drum wherein the drum rotates bi-directionally to avoid tangling of clothes. Additionally, there is also a delay start option onboard that allows users to programme this machine up to 12 hours in advance. The final cool tumbling action helps with reducing creases. There is a staking kit that accompanies this appliance that gives users the luxury to stack this dryer over a washing machine or vice versa, which proves to be a great space saving idea.
With the power consumption of 5.11 KWh per cycle the efficiency of this tumble dryer has been graded ‘C’. As a deciding criterion the manufacture offers a huge 5-year warranty for both labour and parts on this appliance.
Hotpoint CTD40T Specification Table
|Weight in kg||35|
|Size (height x width x depth) mm||850 x 583 x 595 mm|
|Drying Capacity in kg||7|
|Loading type||Front loading|
|Number of drying programmes||5|
|Energy efficiency rating||C|
|Power Consumption||5.11 KWh per cycle|
|Control||Rotary and push buttons|
|Number of heat settings||2|
|Anti crease function||Yes|
|Final cool tumble action||Yes|
|Silk dry program||No|
|Delicate dry option||Yes|
|Cupboard dry option||Yes|
|Easy iron option||Yes|
|Start delay option||Yes, up to 12 hours|
|Filter care indicator||Yes|
|Remaining time indicator||Yes|
|Warning LED indicator||Yes|
|Water tank full indicator||Yes|
|End of program indicator||Yes|
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