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CES 2016 - No Heat Pump Dryers?
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Post# 860536   1/7/2016 at 08:11 (680 days old) by mrb627 (Buford, GA)        

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Seems there was some new appliance/laundry presentations at CES 2016, but nobody is talking about HP dryers. Did they die on the vine?


NOTE: The LG knock twice refrigerator is kind of cool (no pun intended)

Malcolm





Post# 860550 , Reply# 1   1/7/2016 at 09:18 (680 days old) by logixx (Germany)        

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In the video I posted in the Super Forum, the LG rep showed the Signature washer/dryer with heat pump - it's an 24" model, however.

Post# 903220 , Reply# 2   10/15/2016 at 21:46 (397 days old) by stricklybojack (San Diego, CA)        

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LG Sigature W & D look mighty fine...


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Post# 903255 , Reply# 3   10/16/2016 at 07:11 (397 days old) by vacerator (Macomb, Michigan)        
That tub suspension

does look beefy. If the bearings hold up. I wonder what the price is?

Post# 903287 , Reply# 4   10/16/2016 at 10:53 (397 days old) by appnut (TX)        

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List is $1999 for washer without optional pedestal washer. 


Post# 903289 , Reply# 5   10/16/2016 at 11:01 (397 days old) by combo52 (Beltsville,Md)        
$2000 List Price

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Sure makes a Speed Queen FL washer look good compared to Chinese-Korean bells and whistles.


Post# 903291 , Reply# 6   10/16/2016 at 11:19 (397 days old) by henene4 (Germany)        
Sure makes SQ look good

Wouldn't say so.

Compact Washer\Dryer Combo with heatpump technology and a (arguebly) more advanced design vs. your standard FL and matching dryer design; that comparison isn't really possible.

I really hope these come to Europe, we only have one heatpump washer\dryer combo that gets rather mixed reviews.


Post# 903292 , Reply# 7   10/16/2016 at 11:21 (397 days old) by mtn1584 (USA)        
Bells and whistles galore!!!!! BUT

Does anyone ever notice how they (LG) never ever talk about washing performance! These machines are loaded with all the bells and whistles any Millenium will love!!!
I'll take a SPEED QUEEN front loader any day over Korean made LG products.
Mike

PS, so no one gets their panties in a knot, I would also take a Whirlpool, or Maytag front loader as well.


Post# 903332 , Reply# 8   10/16/2016 at 19:14 (396 days old) by combo52 (Beltsville,Md)        
24" Combos Are Darn Near Useless

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The drum is TOO small to dry a decent sized load and it certainly can not dry it with excess wrinkles and creases in larger items, so you are left with lots of ironing to do, which wastes electricity and the users time and energy.

 

As the biggest combo enthusiast in the world, I have never seen a 24" model that is worthy of having or collecting.


Post# 903363 , Reply# 9   10/17/2016 at 03:07 (396 days old) by henene4 (Germany)        

Yeah, small combos are a compromise. That is true.

But that is exactly why they are not comparable to full size seperate machines, neither in performance nor price.

But the best compromise is still better then nothing, you know.


Post# 903373 , Reply# 10   10/17/2016 at 07:07 (396 days old) by vacerator (Macomb, Michigan)        
Thats pricey!

How much is a Speed Queen electronic front load washer?

Post# 903398 , Reply# 11   10/17/2016 at 12:15 (396 days old) by mrb627 (Buford, GA)        
LG Combo

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I thought I had heard that this particular combo would never come to the US market.

Malcolm


Post# 903472 , Reply# 12   10/18/2016 at 07:28 (395 days old) by vacerator (Macomb, Michigan)        
LG

has or had one other combo they sold here in the US. Most folks returned them when they used it and discovered it takes 4 hours to wash and dry one load.

Post# 903661 , Reply# 13   10/20/2016 at 02:56 (393 days old) by Sbond22 (Grove City, Fl. USA)        
How much is a Speed Queen electronic front load washer?

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$1499/free shipping.

Post# 903662 , Reply# 14   10/20/2016 at 03:02 (393 days old) by Sbond22 (Grove City, Fl. USA)        
PS, so no one gets their panties in a knot...

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...just use the LG mini pedestal washer.

Post# 903680 , Reply# 15   10/20/2016 at 08:38 (393 days old) by vacerator (Macomb, Michigan)        
Thanks Steve!

No panties to wash here, not that we go commando. LoL.




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