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GE Artistry ADT521PGFBS dishwasher

 
Price range:
$460.00 - $489.00
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Summary: This GE conventional dishwasher has
  • A soil sensor.
  • A delayed-start feature.
  • A plastic interior.
  • Some hidden controls.
  • Ample flatware slots.
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Type: Conventional dishwashers
About - GE Artistry ADT521PGFBS

The GE Artistry ADT521PGFBS is part of the dishwasher test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, dishwasher models like the Artistry ADT521PGFBS are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Washing:
Assessed by running the normal or equivalent cycle to clean a full load--10 place settings of very dirty dishes that were scraped but not rinsed. We examine the dishes and glassware for residual food after cleaning.

Energy use:
For a normal cycle. The largest portion is needed for heating water, both at the water heater and in the machine.

Noise:
Judged during fill, wash, and drain, mainly by a listening panel.
About This Brand

This company, which touts its innovations and features, is the second-biggest dishwasher brand and has four lines: GE, Profile, Café, and Monogram. Prices range from about $250 for a basic GE model to $1,400 for a Monogram product. In 2006, GE introduced the Smart Dispense feature, which automatically dispenses detergent in the right amount for the load and is found on its high-end Profile, Café, and Monogram models. The Café line offers professional-style models at lower prices than the Monogram series.

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Features & Specs - GE Artistry ADT521PGFBS
info Ample flatware slots Yes
info Adjustable upper rack No
info Sensor Yes
info Self-cleaning filter No
info Hidden controls Some
info Interior material plastic
info Stainless/SS-look option No
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User Reviews - GE Artistry ADT521PGFBS
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1.0
Dont Buy!
5/15/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Quiet
Cons
Awkward Loading
Doesn't Dry Well
Long Cycle
Unreliable
Best Uses
None
Comment:
Better Brands same Price range<br /> Virtually NO DRYING CAPABILITY<br />Must cushion glass between plastics as spacing is too wide for single item & too narrow for two items side by side. Wasted space with odd short middle utensil rack.<br />must dry dishes by hand to put on shelves!!
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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