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|Post# 241442   10/10/2007 at 03:21 (4,365 days old) by roto-tray-lover ()  || |
Does anybody know something about this washer?
It looks so beautiful with the colored plastic drum!
Is it on sale in USA? I don't think it is in Italy yet, but I have contacted the manufacturer for info...
|Post# 241447 , Reply# 1   10/10/2007 at 04:08 (4,365 days old) by aldspinboy (Philadelphia, Pa)  || |
|Post# 241449 , Reply# 2   10/10/2007 at 04:16 (4,365 days old) by aldspinboy (Philadelphia, Pa)  || |
|Post# 241454 , Reply# 3   10/10/2007 at 04:48 (4,365 days old) by chestermikeuk (Rainhill *Home of the RailwayTrials* Merseyside,UK)  || |
Hi Guys, yes I managed to get hold of one of these machines first time around, it was first produced 2001 and was the result of a UK based business man / entrapeneur watching a repair man service his washing machine once again..his thinking was "What hasnt changed, What can be made better" and he came up with this, as was then the Titan Monotub....it had bad press through Which, consumer testing and the shares of the private company dropped overnight resulting in the original company going bust...
Its now being relaunced again, and watch this space,Its a fun machine to use with the removable drums, the shower system needs to be seen as its very powerful and uses very little water on a 6kg load etc..Its also simple in operation , very logical programming, touch, press & Go!!!
Here`s a link to my albums, scroll down to get to Titan..enjoy, Mike
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|Post# 241455 , Reply# 4   10/10/2007 at 04:50 (4,365 days old) by chestermikeuk (Rainhill *Home of the RailwayTrials* Merseyside,UK)  || |
Back As Eudora over there...
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|Post# 241456 , Reply# 5   10/10/2007 at 04:53 (4,365 days old) by chestermikeuk (Rainhill *Home of the RailwayTrials* Merseyside,UK)  || |
Titan....At Its Best!!
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|Post# 241579 , Reply# 6   10/10/2007 at 15:45 (4,365 days old) by funguy10 ()  || |
That is one heck of a washing mschine! Pictures show the tub is so big you can sit in it! It also comes in Orange or Lime as well as Blue.
|Post# 241594 , Reply# 7   10/10/2007 at 16:33 (4,365 days old) by funguy10 ()  || |
O.K. The blue color is apparently "Sky".
|Post# 241783 , Reply# 8   10/11/2007 at 16:01 (4,364 days old) by funguy10 ()  || |
Well, I guess it is time to describe all of the features. The site of the washing machine does not reveal much about all of the features so I am taking a wild guess at trying to describe them.
Hot & Cold fill/ Cold only fill: The machine can connect to a Hot and cold water line. Or it can connect to only a cold water line and then heat the water with an internal heater.
"Intelligent" Fill: Automatically detects the size of the load and fills up with just the right amount of water.
Automatic Load Balancing: Automatically fixes a load if it goes off-balance.
Upgradable Firmware: The machine's internal software (Called firmware) can be upgraded somehow. I don't know how...
Tub & Drum: The drum and tub are angled. The drum is stainless steel and the tub is polyproylene. I don't know how much more/how much less prone to mold it is as Stainless Steel. The tub can be removed for easy loading and unloading and it comes in 3 colors: Orange, Sky(Blue), and Lime(Green).
PowerShower Wash Action: Judging by the picture above it is a VERY POWERFUL recirculation spray.
Bio-Step/Enzyme Activator: Catalyst Cycle?
"Refresh" Cycle: I've seen this setting on the Calypso washer and read the Calypso's manual online and it says it is used to freshen-up laundry that has been stored a long time. I think this does the same thing.
If anyone else has corrections/additions for this list, please post.
|Post# 241784 , Reply# 9   10/11/2007 at 16:04 (4,364 days old) by funguy10 ()  || |
Here is the list of specs and features from the machine's site:
Height (cm) 85
Width (cm) 59.5
Depth (cm) 60
Weight (kg) 107
Maximum Power Rating (kW) 2.5
Fuse Rating (A) 13
Hot & Cold Fill (or Cold Fill)/
3/4 inch screw pressure hoses
supplied with 'Y' connector
Energy Label Ratings
Wash Rating A
Energy Rating A
Spin Rating B
Spin Speed (rpm) 1200
Energy Consumption (kWh) 1.33
Max Wash Load (kg) 6.5
Water Consumption 61 litres
Machine-life & Servicing
- Auto load-balancing
- On-board diagnostics
- Overflow protection-electronic
- Software upgradable
- 2 yr parts & labour guarantee
- Stainless steel drum
- Unique removable
- polypropylene 'tub'
Control,Comfort & Safety
Spin Speed options: 800, 1000, 1200 rpm
Temperature options: 30,40,50,60,90
Other Modifiers (touch controls):
- Rinse Hold/Crease Guard
- Extra Rinse
- Speed Wash
- Pre-Wash cycle (at any time)
- Warning LED's
- Door Locked (lit if door cannot be opened)
- Child Lock (prevents children from accidentally starting machine)
- Unique 'PowerShower' special wash action
- Bio-Step/Enzyme Activator-electronic
- Special Wool/Hand-Wash programme
- Automatic Level Control-water adjusts to load size
- Unique 'Refresh' Cycle
- Controls designed for easy use
- Program guide on-product (pre-sets)
- on-off light/display
- Program time remaining
- Audible warning-programme ended
Top, Door & Detergent Dispenser
- Door hinge-right hand side
- Door release button on fascia-unique door locking mechanism
- Detergent drawer-left hand side
- Three sections in detergent dispenser
- Steel machine top
- Machine colour-White
- Tub colour-Sky
Additional tub colours available:
|Post# 241785 , Reply# 10   10/11/2007 at 16:07 (4,364 days old) by funguy10 ()  || |
What is Titan? Acording to the site:
Titan has a unique removable plastic drum that will change the way washing machines are used forever; easier loading and unloading, lots of extra capacity, top of the league wash performance and energy efficiency, great build quality and reliability, and a cleanly styled modern appearance.
Titan is British designed and sets new all-round standards.
|Post# 241786 , Reply# 11   10/11/2007 at 16:08 (4,364 days old) by funguy10 ()  || |
Here is the machine with the Sky drum:
|Post# 241787 , Reply# 12   10/11/2007 at 16:11 (4,364 days old) by funguy10 ()  || |
Here is the Ornge drum. When I saved this pic to my computer its name was "pic_about_yellow". Wierd.
|Post# 241788 , Reply# 13   10/11/2007 at 16:12 (4,364 days old) by funguy10 ()  || |
Here is my favorite one: The Lime drum!
|Post# 241791 , Reply# 14   10/11/2007 at 16:37 (4,364 days old) by hotpointwf220 ()  || |
I'd love to see vids of a titan washing, rinsing, 1st 2nd and even the final spin.
|Post# 241793 , Reply# 15   10/11/2007 at 16:45 (4,364 days old) by funguy10 ()  || |
You took the words out of my mouth!
|Post# 242509 , Reply# 16   10/15/2007 at 13:07 (4,360 days old) by roto-tray-lover ()  || |
Thia wonderful Eudora Titan washing machine is now on sale on e-bay!
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|Post# 242551 , Reply# 17   10/15/2007 at 18:48 (4,360 days old) by johnb300m (Chicago)  || |
|Post# 242608 , Reply# 18   10/15/2007 at 22:48 (4,360 days old) by pulsator (Saint Joseph, MI)  || |
I just LOVE this washing machine!!! I think it should come to the U.S.!!! I'd think it would be a huge hit to have the drum double as a stylish laundry basket!!! I mean, the lazier Americans can be the better right? lol!
I think that the metal tubing used for the recirculation showers also provides support to the plastic drum so that it can withstand the higher spin speeds.
|Post# 242735 , Reply# 19   10/16/2007 at 10:22 (4,359 days old) by fa_f3_20 ()  || |
Oh yeah, you'd need one each of every color...
|Post# 242744 , Reply# 20   10/16/2007 at 11:20 (4,359 days old) by aldspinboy (Philadelphia, Pa)  || |
Hello i belive some time ago i saw the ad someone posted and said you can get all the wash baskets in the colors you want and use them for whites, colors, darks, etc. And they had them all in a row so they used them as hampers, just pick up your lime green basket of whites and put it in the machine great for familes, pretty kool!Darren k
|Post# 242995 , Reply# 21   10/17/2007 at 15:29 (4,358 days old) by funguy10 ()  || |
You can also sort by different types of laundry.(Towels, sheets, clothes, etc.) Or you could also sit in the drum as this 10-year-old some girl demosnstrates.