Hotpoint, the brand with ideas to simplify the work at homes started early in 1900. In the white goods segment Hotpoint has been voted to be the most trusted brand for the eight consecutive years. It shows immense commitment to the environment making each of its product eco-compatible.
Model overview: Hotpoint FDD914GR Ultima Full Size Dishwasher with the steel finish has a freestanding construction. With the residual drying technology, it performs the functions to give clean and hygienic output for the dishes. The size is portable with the standard dimension of height 850mm, width 600mm and depth 600mm. The features and functions are quite competitive among the models with the contemporary ones. With regard to the control panel that is been located on the front top of the appliance features as LCD interface. This is an ultimate hi-tech in appearance and intimates all the details of the programme and the status in just a quick glance.
Programmes and Place Settings: All the available 12 programmes of Hotpoint FDD914G Ultima Triple ‘A’ Rated Dishwasher can be performed with the 14 place settings. The place settings include the positioning of the top rack that are adjustable, the lower racks and the cutlery and cup holders. The right place for each of the items makes it all the more convenient for the user. The available various programmes that go with a short description are as follows:
- Soak – This makes it all with the timer that gives provision for soaking it for some time. It is suitable for highly soiled dishes.
- Auto duo wash – This programme automatically functions to offer a clean duo wash for the items.
- Auto normal – With the usual cleaning procedure, by setting this program it automatically sets the time and functions.
- Auto Super wash – This is a kind of intensive cleaning that works a little harsh to provide the utmost cleaning.
- Delicate wash – For those delicate and fragile items this programme can be opted. It gives much care during the cleaning process and delivers safe and clean dishes. It is best suited for the crockery and glass items.
- Eco –This economy programme saves on water, power and the time.
- Daily – This daily program works on the standard 60 degree C, to clean the dishes. For the mixed items encountered on the daily basis can go well with this option.
- Fast wash – In case of time constraint the user is at the advantage of utilizing this quick programme that lasts of just 37 minutes and all the items turn sparkling clean.
- Baby cycle – This unique programme guarantees ultimate hygiene and best suited for the baby products like the bottles, plates and the accessories.
Other features: This model comes with the advantage of the over flow protection device that stops and limits the water overflow. It ensures to keep the device clean without the water overflow. Available are the indicator lights for the salt refill and the rinse air, this makes the user to attend to it immediately on its instant intimation. The heating element is been hidden and hence it offer more inner space for the allocation of the place settings.
Efficiency: Hotpoint FDD914G Freestanding Dishwasher comes with the ‘Triple A rating’ as the energy efficiency, washing and the drying efficiency are been rated as grade ‘A’.
Verdict: This FDD914G Stainless Steel Dishwasher forms group with the best buy product for the current year. The up side is been clear with the interesting delay start, wide choice of the programmes and the real capacity. The encountered downside is the complications in setting up the programmes, loading the bigger dishes and economy cycle that does not really sound economical practically.
Hotpoint FDD914G Graphite – Technical Specifications, Features
|Model Name||FDD914GR Ultima Full Size Dishwasher|
|Drying system||Residual Drying|
|Dimensions (H x W x D)||850 x 600 x 600 mm|
|Number of place settings||14|
|Number of programmes||12|
|LCD Display||Programme status indicator|
|Height adjustable upper basket||Yes|
|Quick wash time||37 minutes|
|Noise level||42 dBa|
|Rinse Aid Dispenser||Yes|
|Food Grinder or Disposal||Yes|
|Overflow protection device||Yes|
|Anti bacterial rinse||No|
Auto Duo wash
Auto Super Wash
Daily 60 °C
|Concealed heating element||Yes|
|Energy Efficiency rating||A|
|Wash Performance rating||A|
|Dry Performance rating||A|
|Salt refill / rinse air indicators||Yes|
|Water Consumption||13 litres|