Dryers Comparison

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Whirlpool WED4800XQ Maytag MEDC300XW

General Features

Dryers are divided into two categories, depending on the source of heat that they use during the operation. There are gas and electric units.

Electric dryers Whirlpool WED4800XQ and Maytag MEDC300XW are affordable and easy to install. This type of appliances has a simpler mechanics and it is much easier to troubleshoot or repair. Besides electric models dry clothes more gentler, so preserving the primary look for longer time.

Clothes dryers have a wide capacity range and they come in compact, full-size and commercial designs.

Whirlpool WED4800XQ and Maytag MEDC300XW with 7 cu. ft. capacity are full-size models (the category`s capacity ranges from 5.5 to 8 cu. ft.) that can easily accommodate large clothes items, like comforters or sleeping bags. They will definitely meet the needs of large families.

Depending on the type of the load, clothes dryers can be divided into top-load and front-load.

Front-load Whirlpool WED4800XQ and Maytag MEDC300XW are energy-efficient, powerful and economical. This type of dryers treats your clothes gentler, preserving their primary look for a longer period of time, and still consumes less energy, during the operation.

Technical Details

WED4800XQ and MEDC300XW feature reversible doors what means that the opening direction of the doors can be easily changed with the help of a screwdriver. This feature provides you with more opportunities and allows to place a dryer on either side of the washer.

Clothes dryers are available in vented and ventless (condenser) types.

Whirlpool WED4800XQ and Maytag MEDC300XW belong to a vented type and they will be a beneficial solution for private house owners. This type of appliances is more energy-efficient, but it should be installed near a window or wall, which may not be possible, if you live in a flat.

Whirlpool WED4800XQ and Maytag MEDC300XW come with leveling legs, so the height of dryers can be adjusted according to your needs, especially if you are going to build the units in. They are also beneficial for uneven floor.

Cycle Features

Whirlpool WED4800XQ and Maytag MEDC300XW include a Sensor Dry option that helps to save time, energy and further costs. Inbuilt sensors define the moisture level of clothes and stop the cycle automatically, when they are dry.

Controls

Whirlpool WED4800XQ and Maytag MEDC300XW with rear control panels are convenient, easily accessible and user-friendly. You don`t need to bend over each time you check or change the settings.

General Features

Tumble dryers differ by type of usage and there are: residential and commercial models.

Whirlpool WED4800XQ and Maytag MEDC300XW refer to the residential type, what means that they are specially designed to fully meet the needs and requirements of modern customers. This type of dryers is convenient, functional, well-designed and easy-to-use.

Other Features

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Whirlpool WED4800XQ Maytag MEDC300XW
From $494 From $536
General Features
Fuel Type
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Electric Electric
Color
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White White
Capacity (cu. ft.)
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7 7
Type
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Front Load Front Load
Series
Centennial
Energy Star
- -
Usage
?
Residential Residential
Technical Details
Reversible Door
?
+ +
Venting Type
Vented Vented
Leveling Legs
?
+ +
Drum Light
+ +
Moisture Sensor
+
Drum Material
Powder Coat Powder Coat
Quiet Package
?
+ +
Controls
Control Type
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Electro-Mechanical Electro-Mechanical
Location of controls
Rear Rear
Lint Screen Location
Top Top
Control Lock
- -
Cycle Features
Steam Cycle
?
- -
Sensor Dry
+ +
Temperature Settings
4 4
Number of Cycles
13 10
Timed Dry
+
End of Cycle Signal
+ +
Wrinkle Guard
Wrinkle Shield 90 minute Wrinkle Prevent Option
Energy
Volts (V)
120 240/208
Amps (A)
15 30
Other Features
Stackable
- -
Dry Rack
- -
Extra Large Lint Filter
+ -
ADA Compliant
- -
Dimensions
Width (inch)
?
29 29
Height (inch)
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43 43
Depth (inch)
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27.75 27.8
Warranty
Miscellaneous
UPC
883049200057 883049199061