Dryers in market today
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Clothes dryer are more popular in Western countries owing to cold and wet climate. In India it is gaining popularity now as well. We have a look at some of the popular cloth dryers in market today

You can see list of our Dryers in market today below, perform Side-by-Side comparison. If you need further help, do have a look at Conzumr Guides and Tips. Alternatively you can view all Washing Machine & Dryer to choose your own favourites.


Washing Machine is becoming one of the most essential appliances in the home. Some people just want a simple washing machine which gets the job done, others are looking for an appliance with more advanced features like if it offers prewash and dry cycles. Some things to consider are which loading type, wash programs and capacity you require.


IFB Maxi Dry 550

6 Drying Programmes, Anti Crease - Auto Reverse drying cycle, Higher Drum Volume, Wall Mounting, Upside Down, Care for Colours, Fragrant Clothes

With the IFB Maxi Dry 550, bid goodbye to damp, creased clothes, bad odour and allergens like lint and germs. With its 6 Drying Programmes, the Maxi Dry will dry all your fabrics with care. So go out, enjoy the monsoon the way you did as a child. This dryer will take care of the rest.

IFB Maxi Dry EX

6 Drying Programs, Anti Crease - Auto Reverse drying cycle, Higher Drum Volume, Wall Mounting, Upside Down, Hygienic Drying

With the IFB Maxi Dry EX, bid goodbye to damp, creased clothes, bad odour and allergens like lint and germs. With its 6 Drying Programmes, the Maxi Dry will dry all your fabrics with care. So go out, enjoy the monsoon the way you did as a child. This dryer is available in both sparkling silver and stunning white.


Side by Side comparison

Highlights
Washing Capacity (Washer)
Maxi Dry 550 : 5.5 kg
Maxi Dry EX : 5.5 kg
Maxi Dry 550 : Free Standing
Maxi Dry EX : Free Standing
Freestanding is the most commonly used washing machine. They can be fitted anywhere or left standing on their own at the place you want and attach it to a waste pipe to drain the water.
Washer Dryer
Maxi Dry 550 : Dryer Only
Maxi Dry EX : Dryer Only
Maxi Dry 550 : Fully Automatic
Maxi Dry EX : Fully Automatic
There are two types of washing machines
  • Fully Automatic : In this type of washing machine no manual intervention is required because you just need to add the laundry manually and rest of the work is done automatically. Fully automatic machines can either be front loading or top loading.
  • Semi Automatic : This is the most commonly used washing machines in India. As the name shows it's a partially automatic machine.This type of machines are generally top loading because they have two separate tubs for washing and drying. In this type of washing machine you have to add the required amount of water manually. Also the washed clothes from the washer tub to spin tub needs to be added manually.
  • Maxi Dry 550 : Front Loading
    Maxi Dry EX : Front Loading
    There are two types of loading:
  • Front Loading: It allows you to add the laundry by opening the door which requires slightly more space than the top loading machines. If your laundry room is small in space, this washer can be stacked.The space required to open the door may vary with the door opening angle which is normally 90 to 180 degree.
  • Top Loading: In this type of loading you have to add your laundry from the top. Some top-loading machines still provide you the freedom of adding laundry even after the cycle has started.The door can be detachable or fixed in this type of loading unlike front loading washing machines.
  • Warranty(Months)
    Maxi Dry 550 : 48
    Maxi Dry EX : 24
    Design
    Digital Display
    Maxi Dry 550 : 
    Maxi Dry EX : -
    Body Color
    Maxi Dry 550 : White
    Maxi Dry EX : Metallic Silver
    Features
    Maxi Dry 550 : 
    Maxi Dry EX : -
    The washing machine will not be able to be opened by children when the machine is locked, a great safety feature.
    Control System
    Maxi Dry 550 : Electro Mechanical
    Maxi Dry EX : Electro Mechanical
    Maxi Dry 550 : 800 rpm
    Maxi Dry EX : -
    This is the speed in which the washing machine will spin for drying your clothes during the cycle. The larger the spin speed the more water will be expelled during a cycle. Spin speeds are measures in revolutions per minute (RPM).It is the washing machine's fastest spin speed. Normally the spin speed is 1000 or 1200 rpm and the fastest spin speed can be 1400 to 1800 rpm but a washing machine with a slightly faster spin speed than the normal speed does not make much difference in drying clothes but the time required to remove water from clothes may vary with the spin speeds.
    Wash Programs
    Cotton
    Maxi Dry 550 : 
    Maxi Dry EX : -
    Maxi Dry 550 : 
    Maxi Dry EX : -
    A wool cycle reduces the speed in which the drum spins making sure clothing is not stretched.
    Performance
    Input Power(Motor Rating)
    Maxi Dry 550 : -
    Maxi Dry EX : 125
    Energy Consumption
    Maxi Dry 550 : 2.9 kWh
    Maxi Dry EX : 2.9 kWh
    Asthetics
    Maxi Dry 550 : Stainless Steel
    Maxi Dry EX : Stainless Steel
    The drum can be made of :-
  • Plastic : Plastic drums are more durable than enamel ones, which can chip and rust. They are cheaper than stainless steel.
  • Porcelain-enamel: Porcelain are cheaper.
  • Stainless steel : These are the best as they are the most durable and can withstand high spin speeds.
  • Weight and Dimensions
    Depth
    Maxi Dry 550 : 600 mm
    Maxi Dry EX : 600 mm
    Height
    Maxi Dry 550 : 720 mm
    Maxi Dry EX : 720 mm
    Weight
    Maxi Dry 550 : 26 kg
    Maxi Dry EX : 26 kg
    Width
    Maxi Dry 550 : 530 mm
    Maxi Dry EX : 530 mm
    Dryer Details
    Heat Settings
    Maxi Dry 550 : Delicate, Regular
    Maxi Dry EX : Delicate, Regular
    Anti-Crease
    Maxi Dry 550 : 
    Maxi Dry EX : 
    Germ Free Clothes
    Maxi Dry 550 : 
    Maxi Dry EX : 
    Wall & Machine Mountable
    Maxi Dry 550 : 
    Maxi Dry EX : 
    Drying Programs
    Maxi Dry 550 : Cotton, Mix Load, Synthetics
    Maxi Dry EX : Cotton, Mix Load, Synthetics
    Dryer Safety
    Maxi Dry 550 : Safety Door Switch, Terminal Overload Switch
    Maxi Dry EX : Safety Door Switch, Terminal Overload Switch
    Cool Down Time (Min)
    Maxi Dry 550 : 13 min
    Maxi Dry EX : 13 min
    Maximum Cycle Time (Min)
    Maxi Dry 550 : 180 min
    Maxi Dry EX : 180 min
    Heater Rating (kW)
    Maxi Dry 550 : 1.8 kW
    Maxi Dry EX : 1.8 kW
    Tumble Speed
    Maxi Dry 550 : 55 rpm
    Maxi Dry EX : -
    Exhaust Flow Rate Volume (Ltr/sec)
    Maxi Dry 550 : 30
    Maxi Dry EX : 30
    Drying Capability
    Maxi Dry 550 : 100 %
    Maxi Dry EX : 100 %


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