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Whirlpool Duet Diamond Steel Smart Electric Steam Dryer - WEL98HEBU

Abt Model: WEL98HEBSS | UPC Code: 883049268651
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7.4 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ 26 Dry Cycles/ LED Drum Light/ LCD Display/ Stainless Steel Drum/ Wrinkle Shield With Steam/ 6th Sense Live Technology/ Dual Heating Element/ 5400 Watt Heating Element/ Diamond Steel Finish
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Whirlpool Duet Diamond Steel Smart Electric Steam Dryer, Model WEL98HEBSS

Note: The manufacturer does not include a power cord with this item due to different outlet configurations. Check your outlet configuration to determine which cord is required then click the accessories tab above to purchase the correct one for your home. If you are still unsure, contact any of Abt's Sales Specialists at 888.228.5800

The 6th Sense Live Technology integrated into the Whirlpool Duet Diamond Steel Smart Electric Steam Dryer WEL98HEBU keeps you constantly connected to your appliances, helping save you time, stress and money.

By keeping you connected to your Whirlpool dryer, the 6th Sense Live system alerts you to potential service issues, letting you address them immediately and minimizing dryer downtime. One of the main benefits of this smart dryer is the Airflow Alert. If the dryer detects any vent obstructions, you'll receive an Airflow Alert via text, email or the Whirlpool 6th Sense App. Reduced airflow can increase drying times and energy use, as well as lead to excessive lint buildup within the dryer, and the active monitoring of the Whirlpool WEL98HEBU will help you avoid these problems.

Thanks to its internet connectivity, the Whirlpool WEL98HEBU gives you complete control from anywhere. With remote start and pause functions, you can load the dryer before work, and remotely start the cycle right before you head back home. The Clothes Dry Nudge notifies you when the cycle is complete. If you get delayed, simply activate Wrinkle Shield, and the dryer will periodically tumble your clothes to keep wrinkles from setting in. Another benefit of the intelligent 6th Sense system is the Energy Advisor, which monitors fluctuating energy rates and lets you schedule your drying cycles when they'll cost the least.

Beneath all of the smart enhancements, the WEL98HEBU is still one of Whirlpool's best dryers, packed with an array of innovative features from one of the leaders of laundry technology. Four baffles spread out larger items for better drying, while keeping smaller items from getting stuck. An interior light will help when unloading your clothes, preventing those mysterious sock disappearances. Advanced Moisture Sensing monitors moisture levels in the dryer to prevent overdrying, which can cause clothes shrinkage, while the Static Reduce option uses steam to prevent static buildup on finished loads. Ecoboost uses less heat and an extended cycle time to save energy. And if you decide to save even more energy by running your dryer at night, the SilentSteel dryer drum and Quiet Dry Ultra sound-dampening system will ensure your dryer doesn't disturb your rest.

*6th Sense Live Appliances requires internet access and a wireless router.

Specifications:

Cycles

  • Number of Cycles: 26

Door

  • Reversible door: Reversible Side-Swing Door

Feedback Indicators

  • EOC signal: Off / Soft / Loud End Of Cycle Signal

Main Characteristics

  • Capacity (Cu. Ft.): 7.4
  • Controls: Electronic Control
  • Drum Light: LED Auto/Selectable
  • Drum Material: SS "Quiet" Steel
  • Lint Screen Location: Door
  • Top Finish: Painted

Options

  • Eco Monitor: Yes
  • Wrinkle Guard: Wrinkle Shield w/ Steam
  • Wrinkle Guard Time: 140 Minutes

Sensor Cycles

  • 6th Sense Live™ technology: Yes
  • Bulky: Eco Bulky Items
  • Casual/Permanent Press: Eco Casual
  • Cotton/Towels: Yes
  • Damp Dry: Yes
  • Eco Normal: Yes
  • Heavy Duty: Eco Heavy Duty
  • Jeans: Eco Denim
  • Wrinkle Control: Wrinkle Shield

Steam Cycles

  • Refresh: Quick Refresh - 1-12 garments
  • Touch Up: Enhanced Touch Up

Feedback Indicators

  • Damp: Yes
  • Wrinkle Guard: Wrinkle Shield

Other

  • Controls Location: Front-Above Window Door
  • Heating Element Type: Dual
  • Heating Element Wattage: 5400
  • Time Remaining Display: Yes

Temperature Settings

  • Air: Yes
  • High: Yes
  • Low: Yes
  • Medium: Yes
  • Medium / High: Yes

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Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 38-1/8"
  • Width: 27"
  • Depth: 31-1/8"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 160 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
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Appliance TypeElectric Dryers
TypeElectric Dryers
Ventless Drying (No Ducting)No
Fuel TypeElectric
ColorDiamond Steel
SteamYes
Capacity (cu. ft.)7.8
Height (inches)38.13
Width (inches)27
Depth (inches)30.31
Control TypeDigital and Knobs
Drying Cycles26
Temperatures Settings6
Voltage240 V
ADA CompliantYes
Reversible DoorYes
Wi-FiYes
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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Whirlpool Duet Diamond Steel Smart Electric Steam Dryer
 
4.6

(based on 17 reviews)

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Awesome machine!!

The features on this machine are awesome. Connecting the machines on the wifi was a little tricky, however it was made complicated by my somewhat old network routers that don't have WPS. Reading...Read complete review

The features on this machine are awesome. Connecting the machines on the wifi was a little tricky, however it was made complicated by my somewhat old network routers that don't have WPS. Reading the instructions before trying to setup access to wifi was instrumental in making this easy. Once i used a WPS enabled wireless router, connecting them was a breeze. The switch and the machines did it themselves. I bought these machines specifically because I use NEST thermostats in my house. It's amazing how the machines will know we're not home and continue tumbling and adding air to prevent any smell to the clothes until we can get them out. The machines also will send us text messages when the load is done which is helpful because we can do whatever else we need to and not worry to constantly check the status. The App is also a great way to check the status of the load. These machines replaced some fairly old top loads that I had, and the first load of whites in these machines were whiter than ever. Being able to load the detergent and forgetting about it until notified by the machines is also a plus. I don't think about my laundry anymore. I just follow the machine's instructions. All in all, this is a great machine and the best investment i made in a while. Yes, they were a bit on the expensive side, but with all the features and the fact the washer uses very little detergent and electricity makes it absolutely worth it. Highly recommended to anybody.

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Great once it is set up!

The set up of this system was more complicated than we anticipated and we are tech savy. I think there could have been an easier way for the company to connect the wifi to...Read complete review

The set up of this system was more complicated than we anticipated and we are tech savy. I think there could have been an easier way for the company to connect the wifi to the system. Other than that, now that everything is set up, we love the dryer. There is a lot of room. I was able to put very bulky loads of comforters in without any issues.

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3.0

Modern Looks

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from Alexandria, VA

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Comments about Whirlpool Duet Diamond Steel Smart Electric Steam Dryer:

Has issues with towels, blankets, comforters and other large items --- twists them tightly and doesn't dry them thoroughly. The dryer leaves the items overly damp and very wrinkled. With all the bells and whistles this dryer offers, you would think you could eliminate this issue that is typical in older model dryers.

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4.0

Nice

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from Michigan

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Comments about Whirlpool Duet Diamond Steel Smart Electric Steam Dryer:

I Had a maytag before this one I just wish ithis whirlpool dryer had a steam boost option I really like that option on my maytag dryer other then that this is a wonderful dryer.

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5.0

Looks great, works great

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from Ohio

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I love the fan fresh technology to keep my clothes from getting that musty smell if I forget them for too long.

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5.0

Great Features

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from Tulsa

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Comments about Whirlpool Duet Diamond Steel Smart Electric Steam Dryer:

This is my 2nd set of whirlpool Duet Washer & Dryer, 1st set lasted 11 years.
I absolutely love this new set. The dryer has a setting of extra Low and it works great on delicate clothes.

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5.0

Works as advertised

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    • Everyday Clothes

    Comments about Whirlpool Duet Diamond Steel Smart Electric Steam Dryer:

    Used periodically - we are not here all the time. Works well.

    Service and delivery comments:

    The product was dented when installed. We got a $50 credit

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    4.0

    Smart front load dryer

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    Comments about Whirlpool Duet Diamond Steel Smart Electric Steam Dryer:

    Great dryer does a very good job of drying clothes. I have not been able to set up the internet connection as of yet in the three months that I have had it so that I can track electric usage to use at the most efficient time.

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    Great once it is set up!

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    The set up of this system was more complicated than we anticipated and we are tech savy. I think there could have been an easier way for the company to connect the wifi to the system. Other than that, now that everything is set up, we love the dryer. There is a lot of room. I was able to put very bulky loads of comforters in without any issues.

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    5.0

    smart technology at its best

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    Comments about Whirlpool Duet Diamond Steel Smart Electric Steam Dryer:

    I bought this a month ago. We had an other brand that finally gave up the ghost. Consumer Reports had this listed in the top 3 dryers for its quietness - which was first priority on my wish list. When I received it and found out it was smart as well - it really upped my expectations. This dryer can text you when your clothes are done. It can be worked remotely to let it know you will be home soon and to not let the clothes wrinkle. It has a smart grid feature which looks at the electricity level and advises when best to use the machine. Love it! By the way it is whisper quiet too and it is MADE in the USA!

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    5.0

    Great Dryer - love the Text Messages

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    This dryer has everything it takes to get those items dry, spins so fast it makes you dizzy. Hand to change the location of the door on mine to fit the room, instructions was very helpful in doing so.

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    5.0

    New dryer works great

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    from Marysville, WA, United States

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    I received my dryer about 6 weeks ago. Was easy to use from start. Really love the cell phone feature as my laundry is down stairs and I am upstairs. Also like that I can program it to not wrinkle my clothes remotely.

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