Who is looking for a cheap, yet powerful, yet relatively energy-saving dishwasher, which is the unit of Bauknecht GSI 61203 right. This is an entirely functional and practical machine that is able to score points with their low noise during rinsing and low water consumption. The fact is that the current test results with a view to this device, in fact, speak for themselves. Incidentally, in this regard, and partially differentiated and fully integrated freestanding models. The latter offer especially facing design and design the kitchen flexible options. Semi-integrated machines , however, are often seen as (subsequently) integrated devices, which they nevertheless afford as "full" services, such as its fully integrated "relatives". They can be used directly in the kitchenette and covered with any aperture. Usually, the upper part of the front left uncovered because it's just possible to use the operating menu. In contrast, the fully integrated dishwasher disappear entirely behind the existing kitchen cabinetry. Advantage of this design is that a uniform image. Semi-integrated devices provide the advantage that the control panel is already visible at first glance; otherwise so than many fully integrated models of the case.  
Functional Overview
  • Energy efficiency class: A +
  • Trocknungseffiziensklasse: A
  • Energy consumption: 293 ¬†kWh / year
  • Water consumption: 3,220 liters
  • 43 kg
  • Programs: 6
  • Energy efficiency class A +
  • Express Program
  • ease of use
  • quiet
  • long rinse time

The test

Even the delivery or packaging scores with a clear "very good" : solid and securely packed the device comes without prejudice to the recipient and is then relatively easy from Styrofoam, freeing the film and the carton. On display are then solid insulating material and robust metal walls on the sides, so that a direct installation into the existing kitchen nothing stands in the way.

A thoroughly attractive appearance

As simple as the Bauknecht GSI is installed 61203 (ideally this is done with a technically competent assistance by a second person), so decorative it is also in their nature. A clear, simple structured design with narrow, frosted lining in chrome-look at the top of the door. And also the fact that the door of Bauknecht GSI 61203 is extremely easy to clean, speaks for itself. Even the interior is marked. Anthracite yet very shapely baskets can accommodate up to 13 place settings - a circumstance which certainly takes away the fear of the next party. Because with the Bauknecht GSI 61203 is dirty dishes again soon clean and stored in the wardrobes of the domestic kitchen. To be the dimensions of the device 56.5 x 59.7 x 82 centimeters , so that the inside is enough space for dirty dishes, cutlery and Co..

The construction and connection of the unit

As determined in independent tests can be relatively easily and quickly install 61203 with its total weight of about 43 kilograms of the dishwashers Bauknecht GSI. For those who are familiar with the installation of a dishwasher still rather inexperienced, has the contained also included simply structured manual on.With their help, it is quite easily possible, the device "on its own" install.

Water consumption and the energy efficiency of Bauknecht GSI 61203

The energy efficiency class A +, the cleaning effect with A and the drying efficiency class A speak for themselves. The ECO program carries his rest at the consistently economic performance of the dishwasher. And also the water consumption is seven liters relatively low, which is certainly mainly due to the fact that the machine is working not with water but with steam. Has to be considered in this regard however the low power consumption. This is just 1.03 kWh and is measured accordingly annualized expected at around 293 kWh.

The various rinsing and drying programs and additional functions of the device

How the test proves the ecological aspect comes when Bauknecht GSI 61203 too short in any way. On the one hand because of the Eco-program and on the other hand also by the integrated health and active filters. Because conditioned by no annoying dishwasher smells coming out. The least five different wash programs , the additional sensor program and the individually adjustable rinse temperatures can convince the user from the beginning. Practically on top of that a delayed start , because that can be set as desired, when the device is "working" - not and when. An ideal addition here is the integrated water stop protection system. Namely, when the engine is running, without anyone in the house, you can protect yourself effectively against water damage. Besides, it allows the Express Program that the dishes after no more than half an hour can be cleanly cleared in the closet again. In contrast, however, is reflected in the test at the Eco program with regard to the duration of flushing a real deficit. Satte three hours it takes until this program has finished its work.

Safety & Warranty

Certainly clean dishes: this is after a successful test apparently the motto of Bauknecht GSI 61203 dishwasher. Ecologically valuable manufactured with included water stop protection function and high quality materials can the device so to score points while addressing the security aspect. Reliability and "clean work" are quite clearly in the foreground.

Simply exemplary - Comfort & Handling

On the one hand there is the simply designed user guide, which makes working with the Bauknecht GSI 61203 so easy and secure. On the other hand carries the self-explanatory menu bar with her part. How the test is fit approximately 13 place settings in the virtually arranged baskets. And even the cutlery can be easily stowed in the designated area. Two foldable cup shelves completes the picture and ensure safe landfilling of the dishes. In this way, certainly is not so easy to break. It is worth mentioning however the Load recognition , which can be guaranteed that no more water or steam is consumed than is actually required. Not least speak the volume is low at just 46 dB at each rinsing and highly visible from the outside water level indicator in itself. So you always have in mind when salt, detergent and Co. need to be replenished.

Conclusion: For little money a fully convincing performance

A dishwasher made by Bauknecht, who has quite a lot to offer in terms of functionality, performance and design. This ensures thanks to the elaborately installed bins and cup racks from the outset that even high-quality dishes are not going to break. In addition, points the volume is low, the low water and energy consumption as well as the numerous wash programs. In this context, is intended with the included Eco program even particularly true of the environment. However, the corresponding long flushing period of nearly three hours proved to be a real disadvantage. Otherwise, the device is recommended in every respect.

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