Fisher & Paykel AquaSmart WL42T26CW1
25" Top-Load Washer with 3.1 cu. ft. Capacity, 19 Wash Cycles, Load Sensing, Auto-Lint Disposal and Stainless Steel Bowl


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Who They Are
Fisher and Paykel Appliances designs, manufactures and markets a range of innovative household appliances developed with a commitment to technology, design, user friendliness and environmental awareness.

Their Heritage
Their heritage dates to the 1930's with the manufacture of designs made under licence. The pioneering spirit established by the founders encouraged a culture that challenged conventional appliance design and production systems. Available at AJ Madison.

Their Products
Having learned about electronic drive systems through their flexible manufacturing equipment, they applied the knowledge to driving appliances. The world's first appliance using Brushless Direct Current Motors was introduced in the 1980's. This design later gave way to the development of the Smart Drive clothes washer.

Their People
They have created a culture where people and innovation can flourish. Their people and their ideas are the key to their success. Their people are the key to its success. They combine with three key factors to contribute to their growth - an ongoing commitment to research and development; an environment that allows their people to develop innovative ideas; a Board of Directors that gives these ideas the time and capital to meet their long-term goals.

AquaSmart Washer
One of North America's most energy efficient clothes washers; the AquaSmart combines the very best features of top loading and front loading clothes washers, available now on AJ Madison.

Not only does this unit combine Fisher and Paykel's leading innovation in technology, ergonomics and styling. It qualifies for the highest level (tier 3) of the Super Efficient Home Appliances Initiative.

Partner with AeroSmart, the world's first large capacity top loading dryer for unparalleled laundry performance
Energy Info
This washer uses 175 kWh/yr and has an estimated yearly operating cost of $19.41.

The estimated yearly operating cost is based on doing 8 laundry loads a week and the 2011 national average electricity cost of $.1109 per kWh. Your operating cost will depend on your utility rates and usage.
Main Features
Capacity: 3.1 cu. ft.
Finish: White
Direct Drive Motor: Yes
Washing Modes: 2
Control Panel: Capacitive Touch
Cycles: 19
Dispensing Options: 3
Spin Speeds: 3 (330, 670, 1000rpm)
Auto-lint Disposal: Yes
Auto Out of Balance Correction: Yes
Bleach Option: Yes
Soak Option: Yes
Water Saver Option: Yes
Controlled Cold Function: Yes
Controlled Temperature Mixing Chamber: Yes
Display: LCD/Time Remaining
Bowl Material: Stainless Steel
Adjustable Alert Beeps: Yes
19 Specialty Lifecycles
Allergy: Yes
Bulky: Yes
Clean Me: Yes
Colors: Yes
Comforter: Yes
Delicate: Yes
Diaper Rinse: Yes
Easy iron: Yes
Handwash: Yes
Heavy Duty: Yes
Hygiene: Yes
Jeans: Yes
Regular: Yes
Sheets: Yes
Soft Toys: Yes
Beach Gear Stains: Yes
Muddy Stains: Yes
Shoes Stains: Yes
Sweaty Stains: Yes
Blood Stains: Yes
Chocolate Stains: Yes
Fruit Stains: Yes
Grass Stains: Yes
Tomato Stains: Yes
Wine Stains: Yes
Whites: Yes
Wool: Yes
Width: 25 1/2"
Depth: 25 1/2"
Height: 40 1/8"
Height (Lid Open): 55 1/2" - 56 3/4"
Weight: 133
Energy Information
Energy Usage: 175 kwh/yr
MEF (Modifed Energy Factor): 2.25
Water Factor: 4.29
Manufacturers Warranty: 1 year
  • 3 Spin Speeds
  • The direct drive motor allows a range of spin speeds for different fabric types. A high spin speed removes water efficiently, reducing drying time.
  • Auto-Lint Disposal
  • There is no need to clean a lint filter after every wash. Lint is automatically disposed of by the washing machine, making the running of your machine even easier.
  • Eco Active Wash System
  • Boosts soil removal and hygiene while conserving energy. Recirculation of water and concentrated detergent during pre-wash improves wash performance creating an action similar to a frontloader without the time constraint of heating water.
  • Auto Water Level
  • The size of the load is sensed and the optimum water level is automatically selected, eliminating water wastage and fabric damage caused by too little water.
  • Dual Washing Modes
  • AquaSmart combines all the best features of a Top Loader with the good features of a Front Loader at the touch of a button. AquaSmart is able to wash in both High Efficiency/Traditional wash modes - no other machine in the North American market can do thi
  • Capacitive Touch Control Panel
  • With it's new capacitive touch control panel, AquaSmart offers a new level of interaction.
  • Low Profile Agitator
  • AquaSmart has a revolutionary new Low Profile Agitator enabling this washer to be achieve a 4.29 Water Factor.
  • Smart Drive System
  • Performance you can count on. Unlike conventional machines, our autowashers use intelligence to continually adapt the wash action and water level to suit the load. How Sensors in the electronics monitor clothes movement and adjust the agitator for either
  • Three Dispensing Options
  • This machine provides three dispensing options of detergent, fabric softener and bleach. These clearly marked dispensers take the guesswork out of washing making this machine safe and easy to use.
  • 19 Specialty Lifecycles
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Quick Specs
Quick Specs


  • Type : Top Load
  • Color : White
  • Location of Controls : Rear
  • Stackable : No


  • Width : 25 1/2 Inch
  • Depth : 25 1/2 Inch
  • Height : 40 1/8 Inch
  • Capacity : 3.1 Cu. Ft.


  • Control Type : Touch Sensor
  • Wash Cycles : 19
  • Steam Cycle : No
  • Temperature Settings : 3
  • Bleach Dispenser : Yes
  • Fabric Softener Dispenser : No
  • Stainless Steel Drum : Yes
  • Leveling Legs : Yes
  • Maximum Spin Speed (RPM) : 1000
  • Reversible Door : No
  • Self Cleaning Lint Filter : Yes
  • Soak Setting : Yes
  • Water Heater : No
  • Usage : Residential

Technical Details

  • Energy Star Rated : Yes
  • CEE Rating : Tier II
  • ADA Compliant : No
  • Amps : 15
  • Voltage : 120 Volts
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