Test report: Bomann WT 5019 clothes dryer
The model WT 5019 from Bomann is an exhaust air dryer with a capacity of six kilograms. The model offers ten different drying programs and the dryer also offers a time program. The device is delivered in plain white and it offers all kinds of equipment. In addition to the capacity of six liters, the unit offers the energy efficiency class C. On the equipment list there is also a drying stage, the LED control display for the programs, the crease protection and the drying stage. The dryer is equipped with automatic shut-off, overheat protection, automatic temperature control and on / off buttons. In addition, a zinc drum and an acoustic end signal were also integrated. Further equipment details of the exhaust air dryer are the time program, the ten different drying programs and the adjustable stand feet. The manufacturer provides an operating noise of 69 dB.
The dryer from Bomann can be easily operated and this is due to the successful operating concept and the clear operating elements. The crease protection and the dry result are overall satisfactory. The operating noise is somewhat high at 69 dB. Buyers must expect moderate electricity consumption, and this already shares the energy efficiency class of the device. If the device is dried very often, the device is quickly paid for. However, the device is absolutely suitable for certain materials and for occasional drying. If not the electricity costs, which should not be neglected, then it is a real bargain with the device.
The functions and the programs
The basic functions of the Bomann clothes dryer WT 5019 are diverse. There is integrated overheat protection and reliable automatic shutdown. The dryer can be operated easily and there is the automatic temperature control. The special features include the adjustable feet, the zinc drum, the acoustic signal at the end of the program and child safety. Something negative with the device from Bomann is the missing display for the better navigation. The selection of the drying programs can be absolutely impressive with the unit. There are a total of ten different washing programs and these are available in the program classes Mix, Easy Care and Cotton. The individual programs of the classes include ironing drys, light-weight drying, ironing and extra drying.
The energy data and the handling
As with other exhaust air dryers, the energy consumption is a major weak point of the WT 5019. Even if the investment price is very low, this is somewhat worsened by the high electricity costs. The usual annual consumption is stated at Bomann with 452 kWh. Due to the energy efficiency class C, the device can be very cost-intensive when used frequently. The dryer WT 5019 from Bomann cuts well during handling. The controls are clear and they ensure that a drying process starts automatically in the desired programs. Bomann's exhaust air dryer simply lacks a remote control. Although an integrated lint filter is very helpful because dirt and dust are removed during the drying process during the drying process, the purpose is not fully fulfilled. The dust containers of further exhaust air dryers cut better here.
Installation and performance
In the exhaust air dryer, the installation is somewhat difficult. However, this applies to all these dryers of the genus.It is positive at this point that the exhaust hose can be used flexibly. This exhaust hose is 50 to 160 centimeters long and on the left side of the exhaust air dryer is the rear hose connection. In the wall a hole has to be struck, so that the moist air can also be let out. During the installation, the additional wall is inevitable. It should be remembered that Bomann is one of the absolute bargains on the market. However, compared to other types of dryers, the exhaust air dryers are always cheaper. Compared to other exhaust air dryers, however, Bomann is still cheaper.
In the program Bomann with the WT 5019 has a really cheap dryer and the operation with the device is very simple. Not for everyone is the device suitable, because the dryer has a relatively high power consumption. For this reason, the device is also found in the energy efficiency class C. On Amazon customers average 4.4 out of 5 stars.Apart from the great price-performance ratio, the device can convince with its ease of operation. Six kilograms are suitable for couples and small families. Due to the high energy consumption, the device is more suitable for irregular use. Special garments can be dried reliably and quickly.