Updated 1 Jun 2017

LG

TDC80NPW

Snapshot: The LG TDC80NPW condenser dryer can dry up to 8kg of washing at one time. But how does it rate?

TDC80NPW
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1399

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Test results

Overall score
65
Energy efficiency
?/10
Drying time
?/10

Good points

  • OK energy efficiency.
  • OK drying-cycle time.
  • Can be stacked.
  • Drying rack supplied.
  • LED display.

But

  • Can't be wall mounted.
  • Sensor drying only.

How we test

The overall score is made up of:

Energy efficiency (50%) - calculated from the amount of energy used to dry 1kg of wet clothes.
Drying time (50%) - based on the time it takes to dry 1kg of wet clothes.

Key data

Specifications

Type
Condenser
Capacity (kg)
8
Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
85 x 60 x 64
Cycle time (mins)
144
Noise (dBA)
54
Air-exhaust location
n/a
Filter location
Inside front
Sensor control
Yes
Timer control
No

Model

Avg price
$1399

Running costs

Cost per load
$0.98
10 year running costs
$980
10 year life-cycle costs
$2478

Features

Wall-mountable
No
Stackable
Yes
Drying rack
Yes
Ducting kit
n/a
Delay start
Yes
Anti-crease
Yes
Reverse tumbling
Yes