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6.5kg Front Load Bosch Washing Machine WAE20261AU

Model Number WAE20261AU
Brand Bosch
Warranty 2 Years
Colour White
Capacity Wash 6.5kg
Hinged On Left
Spin Speed 1000 RPM
Energy Star Rating 4
Water Rating 4.5
Energy Use (p.a.) 239kWh
4.0
4.5
Hinge Left

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Buy the 6.5kg Front Load Bosch Washing Machine WAE20261AU from Appliances Online and we guarantee you best value. This strong, compact performer gives you great control of your wash. It features a cold wash option for all programmes, spin speed control (400 - 1000 rpm) and an express 15 minute wash programme. Adhering to high water and energy rating standards, the 6.5kg Front Load Bosch Washing Machine WAE20261AU will have you in the driver's seat.

Features

  • 400 – 1000 rpm spin speed with rinse hold
  • 12 programmes plus 1 special ‘Rinse Plus’ programme
  • Cold wash option for all programmes
  • Express 15 minute wash programme
  • Easy Iron and Eco programmes for cotton garments
  • Outer drum Polynox coat (a high performance, corrosion resistant acrylic)
  • Textile-specific drum movements with full electronic control for load detection excess foam detection and optimized spinning results
  • Time delay start
  • LED display and sensor buttons for spin speed, temperature selection and time delay
  • LED indicators to identify programme status
  • Duo Aquaspa scoop and shower system for faster soaking
  • Detergent saver system
  • 30cm wide porthole and 180° opening door
  • Multi-safe anti flood protection
  • Pump protector
  • Underbench guard - Helps protect against pest getting into the machine

  • Dimensions may not include door or control panel

Dimensions

Height:
847 mm
Width:
600 mm
Depth:
590 mm

Package Size & Weight

Package Length:
65.00 cm
Package Width:
65.00 cm
Package Height:
90.00 cm
Package Weight:
81.00 Kg

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 50 votes by customers who purchased the 6.5kg Front Load Bosch Washing Machine WAE20261AU

Average Rating - 4 star
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5 star
I needed a washing machine with a larger capacity than my previous front-loader and the Bosch is incredible. I am amazed at how little water it uses to wash a big load - and washes it incredibly well. I like that I can change the settings (temperature, spin RPM) to reduce the washing time and I especially like that it tells me how long the load will take. The delayed start timer is a huge bonus - the first time I used it, I had to get out of bed to make sure it was working - it was so quiet compared to my last machine. I think if you're used to front loaders, you won't be bothered by the sound of the spin cycle. The machine only uses a cold water tap and heats its own water, which I really like. The 15 minute wash cycle is handy as well. Overall, it's been a great machine so far - I've had it nearly a month and can't find a single thing to fault it on.
Reviewed by Sharon on 29/05/2010Speech bubbleNeutral Bay, NSW
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5 star
This machine is easy to use, the water and energy consumption is minimal and it has many settings to choose from but also allows the user some flexibility. We tend to run it on the "Cottons" setting, adjust the water temperature to "COLD" and have it on "800" revs per minute (at 1000 rpm, sometimes the clothes feel bone dry!). By changing the settings, this lessens the energy usage and cuts our washing time by about 20 minutes per load. Yes, it does have a high-pitched jet-like noise during the spin cycle but that can be easily eliminated by closing the laundry door so it really is not a problem. Overall, we are very happy with this machine!
Reviewed by Heather on 24/01/2010Speech bubbleLidcombe, NSW
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5 star
it uses very little water which is great, and washes very well.
wish it takes shorter time to wash (we never uses eco mode again it takes forever!!!) in some cycles, but, with a quick wash option, we can do short wash.
Overall we are very happy with the product, we switched from top loader and very happy with this front loader - it's an improvement!

Reviewed by Rumiko on 19/01/2010Speech bubbleCremorne, NSW
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5 star
I've never had a front loader and I am totally converted!! I don't find the time taken to wash a load overly long (except for the soiled cottons option) and I've found the 1000rpm gets things dry but not so dry that they end up feeling scratchy. There is definitely some lint left on the clothes but with two cats I'm not surprised by that (it has reduced the lint by about two thirds though).
Reviewed by Karen on 07/10/2010Speech bubbleBox Hill North, VIC
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5 star
Have had this machine before (older version). Was extremely happy with it until it died shortly after the 5 year warranty was up. However as the service man who attempted to repair it said it was usually quite long lasting, and it was so good until then, decided to go with the same machine.
Reviewed by Julie on 24/01/2010Speech bubbleWonga Park, VIC
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By customers who purchased the 6.5kg Front Load Bosch Washing Machine WAE20261AU

Average Rating - 4 star
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5 star
The service was exceptional! They rang prior to delivery, arrived on time, installed our washing machine and even took our old one away for free. And best of all, the delivery men even explained how to use the machine! The price for the machine was also the best one I'd seen - it even beat **** by $100! And I thought the links to the water rebate was such a great idea. Believe what you read in the "Feedback" section. I will definitely buy from Appliances Online in the future and will recommend it to my friends.
Reviewed by Heather on 24/01/2010Speech bubbleLidcombe, NSW
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5 star
They saved my bacon - my old front loader died and I had a small baby who was using cloth nappies. Not only was it significantly cheaper to buy from Appliances Online compared with, say, ****, but I bought online, and it arrived on my doorstep less than 24 hours later, from Sydney (we are in Canberra). It saved me a lot of money, hassle and time. I recall they held the delivery truck back for a few minutes so I could finalise my purchase and could have the washing machine the next day.
Reviewed by Mirka on 19/01/2010Speech bubbleMacquarie, ACT
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5 star
I read plenty of feedback about App Online's service before going with the online option of buying my machine. This did not prepare me for just how slick their operation is! I got the phone contact about the delivery window as promised and they arrived withing that time period. What I was unprepared for was how smoothly and swiftly the guys got the machine into my unit, hooked it up, instructed me about what to do when I next move units and left .... with the packaging (now I really hadn't expected that!!!!). A very impressive operation :-)
Reviewed by Karen on 07/10/2010Speech bubbleBox Hill North, VIC
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5 star
From my very first enquiry to the end point of delivery, the staff were excellent in their willingness to listen and offer unbiased advice in terms of item options, (I was debatiing between two makes of washing machine and trying to work within a finite budget). How refreshing to have people at the end of the line, able to answer questions and offer terrific advice! I've already recommended appliances online to several friends without hesitation.
Reviewed by Loraine on 24/05/2010Speech bubbleABBOTSFORD, VIC
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5 star
I found the website easy to navigate, the prices super competitive, delivery happened when I requested it, the delivery man was friendly, helpful and after installing my washing machine, explained how it worked. It was great to have free delivery and removal of my old washing machine. I've already recommended Appliances Online to others, who tell me they were equally impressed. I'll definitely use Appliances Online again.
Reviewed by Sharon on 29/05/2010Speech bubbleNeutral Bay, NSW
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                  Product Questions - 6.5kg Front Load Bosch Washing Machine WAE20261AU Product Questions Product Questions

Q Does this washing machine heat the water? I have only access to cold water in the laundry and I want something that heats water.
Asked by Polly (22/06/2010 12:32:52 PM)

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A This machine does heat the water with an internal element. It only has a cold water inlet hose, so you cannot use hot water even if you wanted to.

Answered by Rob
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Q Can I use the spin cycle for spinning handwashing, without using the wash program? eg.....have just done handwashing and need to get the excess water off, so can I put it in the washing machine and turn the dial to spin to spin the handwashing?
Asked by Marcia (31/07/2010 2:36:52 PM)

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A The WAE20261AU does have a spin only option in which you can put hand washed clothes in the machine and spin them to extract some of the water.

Andrew
Answered by Andrew
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Q Can I do a cold wash on all wash cycles?
Asked by Stephanie (27/09/2010 5:11:38 PM)

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A Yes there is cold wash option for all programmes.

Shae
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Q Where is this model manufactured?
Asked by Sue (7/12/2010 4:32:06 PM)

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A This machine is made in the Bosch factory in China.

Michael
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