Bosch WTE86300US 3.9 Cu. Ft. White Electric Condenser Dryer Review
The Bosch WTE86300US is part of a rare breed of compact condenser dryers that retails for about $1200. There's absolutely no reason to buy this if you have the necessary ventilation required for a traditional dryer. Apartment dwellers that don't have the luxury of punching a hole in the wall, however, may appreciate its geographic versatility.
Cycles are selected using a basic knob that feels surprisingly sturdy for such a small machine. The lack of other features means the rest of the buttons are very clear as to what purpose they serve. It's a layout with a very low learning curve, a pleasant trait that will make adjusting to a condenser dryer that much easier.
For all its other unusual features, the door is quite normal. The handle is a protrusion rather than a recessed nook, and is quite easy to grip. You'll want to make sure your laundry room is large enough that you don't accidentally hit it with your leg or laundry basket, though.
The lint trap is fairly short, but makes up for that fact by unfolding. It's literally a lint trap, as opposed to the typical lint screen seen on full-sized models. Despite the added degree of complexity, it's very easy to clean, remove, and replace.
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