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Product Information
Brand: Fisher & Paykel
Series: AquaSmart
Model: WL42T26KW1
MPN: 96174
Appearance
Type: Top Load
Color: White
Stackable: No
Location of Controls: Rear
Dimensions
Width: 25 1/2 Inch
Depth: 25 1/2 Inch
Height: 40 1/8 Inch
Capacity: 3.1 Cu. Ft.
Features
Control Type: Touchpad
Wash Cycles: 7
Steam Cycle: No
Bleach Dispenser: No
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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Fisher & Paykel AquaSmart WL42T26KW1

25 Inch Top-Load Washer
  • 3.1 cu. ft. Capacity
  • 7 Wash Cycles
  • Dual Wash Modes
  • Load Sensing
  • Auto-Lint Disposal
  • LED Control Panel

Quick Specs

Product Information
Brand: Fisher & Paykel
Series: AquaSmart
Model: WL42T26KW1
MPN: 96174
Appearance
Type: Top Load
Color: White
Stackable: No
Location of Controls: Rear
Dimensions
Width: 25 1/2 Inch
Depth: 25 1/2 Inch
Height: 40 1/8 Inch
Capacity: 3.1 Cu. Ft.
Features
Control Type: Touchpad
Wash Cycles: 7
Steam Cycle: No
Bleach Dispenser: No
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

Are You a
Builder?

Contact us for
special pricing & volume discounts
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Description

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.

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. Available at AJ Madison.

AquaSmart
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.

Not only does this unit combine Fisher & 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.

Specifications

Specifications
Capacity:  
3.1 Cu. Ft.
Water Factor:  
4.29
Energy Usage:  
175 kwh/Yr
MEF (Modifed Energy Factor):  
2.25
System Features
Agitator Actions:  
Unlimited
Water Level:  
Auto
Dual Washing Modes:  
Yes
Direct Drive Motor:  
Yes
Lid Lock:  
Yes
Load Sensing:  
Yes
Low Profile Agitator:  
Yes
Control Panel:  
LED
Smart Drive System:  
Yes
Other Features
Spin Speeds:  
330, 670, 1,000 RPM
Alert Beeps:  
Adjustable
Auto-Lint Disposal:  
Yes
Auto Out of Balance Correction:  
Yes
Controlled Cold Function 68°F (20°C):  
Yes
Controlled Temperature Mixing Chamber:  
Yes
Eco Active Wash System:  
Yes
Soak Option:  
Yes
Water Saver Option:  
Yes
Stainless Steel Bowl:  
Yes
Wash Cycles
Bulky:  
Yes
Delicate:  
Yes
Easy Iron:  
Yes
Heavy Duty:  
Yes
Regular:  
Yes
Sheets:  
Yes
Whites:  
Yes
Dimensions
Width:  
25 1/2"
Depth:  
25 1/2"
Height to Console:  
40 1/8"
Height with Lid Open:  
55 1/2" - 56 3/4"

Features

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.
Best Of Both Worlds - 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 was modes - no other machine in North American market can do this.
Direct Drive Motor
  • Performance you can count on.
  • Unlike conventional machines, their autowashers use intelligence to continually adapt the wash action and water level to suit the load.
  • Sensors in the electronics monitor clothes movement and adjust the agitator for either a gentle or lively action.
Load Sensing
  • Another world first.
  • Load sensing, senses and automatically sets the correct wash action for your load.
Load Profile Agitator
  • AquaSmart has a revolutionary new Low Profile Agitator enabling this washer to achieve a 4.29 Water Factor.
New LED Control Panel
  • AquaSmart offers a new level of interaction with and easy to use and navigate LED control panel.
  • The wash cycles are displayed along the top half of the panel and all the wash options are displayed along the bottom.
Smart Drive System
3 Spin Speeds (330, 670, 1,000 RPM)
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 front-loader without the time constraint of heating water.

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