Bosch 8kg Condenser Clothes Dryer

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8kg Condenser Dryer from Bosch, featuring AutoDry and AntiVibration technology with the added bonus of AllergyPlus/ECARF Quality Seal for the needs of allergy sufferers.

  • SensitiveDrying system: soft, even drying thanks to the unique drum structure.
  • AutoDry: gently dries laundry to exactly the degree of dryness you want.
  • AntiVibration sidewall: more stability and less vibration.
  • Soft dial
  • Large LED-Display for remaining time and 24 h end time delay, programme status indication, special functions.
  • Touch control buttons: Low Heat and Reduced Ironing option, Signal, less ironing, Ready, programme length, start/pause, Fine-tuning of drying aim, 24 h Ready
  • Acoustic signal for end of cycle
  • Glass door
  • Protection filter for condensor
  • Child lock
All Product Details
Brand Bosch
Product Type Condenser Dryer
Model Number WTG86400AU
Drying System Condenser
Preset Drying Options
  • 10 Drying Programs
Energy Efficiency 2.0 Star
Power Consumption 360 kWh/yr
Height 842mm
Width 598mm
Depth 599mm
Product Weight 42kg
Manufacturers 24 Months
Bosch 8kg Condenser Clothes Dryer is rated 3.1 out of 5 by 40.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from fabulous dryer We bought this dryer 6 months ago and we couldn't be happier, cannot agree with the negative comments. We owned a condenser dryer before and they work a bit differently to a ducted dryer with a time dial. A condenser dryer doesn't require a time setting, just let it do its thing. The drying time automatically adjusts to the drying level and quite often the clothes need less time than it initially indicates. Don't open early, all the fluff will collect neatly in the filter if you wait until it stops. Generally, I only seem to use 2 settings and they do the trick for us. Very easy to use.
Date published: 2019-06-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bosch Dryer Serie 4 - Does not dry clothes We purchased this dryer new with a Serie 6 washer. After 6 months we are very frustrated. The many cycles on this machine don't seem to work. It shuts down all the time - suspect the moisture sensor is not working. We ended up changing from using the water reservoir to piping the water out to a drain. Still doesn't really dry clothes. We only use the timing setting and run it for very long times. We are now looking for another washer/dryer pair to replace these and don't think we'll consider Bosch.
Date published: 2018-05-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't buy it!! Costly failure!! Doesn't dry clothes well. Have to reset it multiple times to try and get clothes dry. I am giving up and buying a new dryer!!
Date published: 2018-08-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Doesn't dry effectively We have used this dryer for about a year it is a terrible piece of kit. Items with thick elastic bands like underwear do not fully dry and the are left with an unpleasant damp smell
Date published: 2018-09-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointing Pretty disappointing I bought this and got it delivered and it just turns off all the time during a cycle. Not sure what the point is having a drier that doesn’t work.
Date published: 2020-06-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from The Worst Dryer Ever! I don’t ever normally leave reviews but feel compelled to do so here since the Bosch Condenser Dryer has been my WORST laundry purchase EVER! As the other reviews confirm, the clothes are never dry, despite putting it on the highest setting. The filter gets clogged all the time. The handle broke off. The rubber rim around the door keeps falling off. Despite having 4 kids, I have taken to hanging out the washing to dry rather than deal with this laundry failure! Never Bosch again! If I could leave a negative number of stars for this review, I would!
Date published: 2018-12-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst dryer I have ever owned This dryer is horrible. No matter what setting you put it on decides to turn itself off when the clothes aren’t even dry. Have had technicians out to have a look at it and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that, it just doesn’t do what it is supposed to do and that is dry clothes. We have managed to have maybe three successful drying cycles in as many months using one of the preset cycles, the rest of the time we have had to put it on a manual timing cycle which is a waste of power and time. Would definitely not recommend purchasing this dryer
Date published: 2020-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High tech dryer for a great price point After burning through two dryers in 4 years we decided to buy a Bosch to match our Bosch washing machine and we're so glad we did. It is one of the quietest dryers we've ever owned so we can run it through the night in our tiny granny flat without it disturbing our sleep - you can even switch off the finish alarm. All our clothes have come out perfectly dry and without shrinkage. Very happy.
Date published: 2018-06-18
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Questions & Answers

Hi there, In stacking a Condenser Dryer over a Washing machine, can you invert the dryer so that it is upside down? Also, if you have a different brand of dryer but it is the same size as the WM, is it possible to purchase a stacking kit to suit?

Asked by: kath
Hi Kath. Thanks for your question. Condenser dryers can not be wall mount or inverted due to their weight. You can put a dryer onto of a washing machine from a different brand if the size is the same. Best to use a kit or at least a stacking mat which may suit better if you have different brands. Hope this helps with your query.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-07-14

Can this be stacked on top of a Bosch washer such as the 8kg Front loader - WAN24121. If so is there a stacking kit? And what is the cost of the stacking kit?

Asked by: Craig
Hi there. Thanks for your question. We stock compatible stacking kits in store as well as showing them online. You can also use a Laundry Stacking mat as well, which are more economically priced than the kits. The main thing to consider is the washing machine must be at least the same size (and preferably the same brand) to stack a dryer securely on top. Hope this helps with your query.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-07-07

Can the dryer condensate drain via a pipe or does it have to go into the condenser container

Asked by: rikki
Hi Rikki, thank you for your question. This has an optional draining hose included so you do not need to use condensation container. Hope this helps with your query
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-06-19

Is this model made in Germany? 

Asked by: Jenn
Hi Jenn, thanks for your question. This is made in Germany
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-06-14

Can this be wall mounted? Or does it have to sit on the ground?

Asked by: Emma Auckland
Hi Emma. Thanks for question. Unfortunately due to their weight, condenser clothes dryers can not be wall mounted.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-05-10
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