Electrolux EIMED60LT Review

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“A beautiful and well-equipped dryer for the entire family”

By simply changing the color and lifting the front door’s position a few inches higher, Electrolux managed to create a beautiful looking dryer that impresses from the first encounter. Even more, when we dig through specifications, the Electrolux EIMED60LT seems to have everything; from the best energy efficiency to IQ-Touch controls and Perfect Steam Technology.

This dryer can be easily stacked with the matching washer, or simply placed on its pedestal (optional on purchase) in order to allow the user a perfect space optimization and easy access. It can also be easily placed under a counter or hidden in a closet, but the beautiful black finish and overall design doesn’t require such drastic measures.

The Electrolux EIMED60LT dryer is equipped with a series of sensors and advanced features that allow it to care for a variety of fabrics from extra sensitive fabrics to big items like beddings and comforters. All these are combined in a reliable appliance that can be found for about $1,200 to $900 according to the store and area.

Design & Physical Specifications

The dryer implements the same classic rectangular shape, but also comes with a few new elements of design like the black finishing and the slightly lifted front door. The interior is equipped with a stainless steel drum to ensure fabric protection and resistance to chipping and rust for a long period of time.

The control panel is positioned on the superior part of the frontal side and promotes beautiful silver buttons that look amazing on the black finishing. To make sure the dryer is in accordance with the matching washer, Electrolux kept the same three areas distribution of the controls. Thus the left area is covered with two of the most important features the dryer implements, the middle area is occupied by the dial and the right area is occupied with a small display that shows a few important information and other silver buttons that help customize the selected program.

This dryer’s physical dimensions are: 38 x 27 x 31.5 inches (Height x Width x Depth). These dimensions are considered without the pedestal (15 inches) and with the door closed.

Performance & Features

The number of cycles and options available is higher than with an average dryer and this leads to the best flexibility in choosing the optimum program and combination of options. This way, the Electrolux EIMED60LT dryer is capable to offer one of the best drying performances.

The features that place this dryer on top of most of the new high-end category are:

  • Gentle Dry – perfect for those fabrics that don’t support rough tumbling and high temperatures. This feature was created to use a gentle tumbling process and exceptionally optimize the temperature.
  • Fast drying – the fastest dry time available is 14 minutes, which is a big difference from the LG DLEX8000V (20 minutes).
  • Perfect Steam Technology – created to refresh the fabrics, colors and remove wrinkles. This feature reduces the time spent ironing.
  • Customize cycle – if none of the options are perfect for the fabric inside, the user has the possibility to create his/her cycle that can be stored for later use.
  • Luxury-Quiet Sound System – the dryer is almost silent so the user can actually place it wherever he/she wants.
  • Touch-2-Open – this system is one of the innovations that make the Electrolux EIMED60LT so great. The door only requires a gentle touch in order to open.
  • Sanitize cycle – created specially to sanitize the fabrics and items inside the dryer. According to the producer, this cycle will get rid of 99.9% of the common bacteria found in a household.

The dryer offers 11 dry cycles, 4 timed dry selections, and 5 drying temperatures.

Capacity & Engine

The Electrolux EIMED60LT has a capacity of 8.0 cubic feet, which places it between the Samsung DV48J7700EW (7.4 cubic feet) and the LG DLEX8000V (9.0 cubic feet).

The engine is electrical and the dryer must be connected to a vent in order to function properly. This makes it a bit more difficult to install in an apartment.

Energy Efficiency

Thanks to the moisture sensor that automatically triggers the shutdown process the dryer won’t consume more energy than it needs. This makes it very energy efficient and it will help save money on utility bills

Final Thoughts

PROS:
  • Beautiful design
  • Stainless steel drum
  • Cycle that promotes gentle drying
  • Fastest drying time
  • Easy to use and understand
CONS:
  • It requires a vent exit in order to function properly

The Electrolux EIMED60LT is definitely a high-end dryer that will do a perfect job regardless of the location. It needs vents in order to function properly and this limits the placement possibilities, but it is a very energy efficient and powerful dryer.

9.2 Total Score
Excellent!

Design
8.9
Capacity & Engine
9.4
Energy Efficiency
9.5
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