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Samsung DMT800RH[W] dishwasher

 
Approximate retail price:
$750
Summary: This Samsung conventional dishwasher has
  • A soil sensor.
  • An adjustable upper rack.
  • A delayed-start feature.
  • A self-cleaning filter.
  • A stainless-steel interior.
  • All hidden controls.
  • Adjustable tines.
  • Ample flatware slots.
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Type: Conventional dishwashers
About - Samsung DMT800RH[W]

The Samsung DMT800RH[W] is part of the dishwasher test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, dishwasher models like the DMT800RH[W] 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.
Features & Specs - Samsung DMT800RH[W]
info Ample flatware slots Yes
info Adjustable upper rack Yes
info Sensor Yes
info Self-cleaning filter Yes
info Hidden controls All
info Interior material stainless-steel
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
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User Reviews - Samsung DMT800RH[W]
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3.0
Adjustable top rack problems
8/24/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Quiet
Simple Controls
Cons
Adjustable Top Rack Break
Doesn't Clean Thoroughly
Long Cycle
Best Uses
General Purpose
Comment:
I have had this dishwasher for 5 years. I paid several hundred dollars for it so I'm going to keep using it for a while longer. The problem I have had is the prongs on the basket adjuster keeps breaking off. One time the prong fell into the motor area and a repairman had to come out to remove it. Since the prongs keeps breaking off the top rack keeps dropping. I am now having to order another set of adjusters and this doesn't make me happy. Samsung really messed up with this design!!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Cleans about 80% of the dishes
7/23/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Quiet
Cons
Doesn't Clean Thoroughly
Long Cycle
Best Uses
Comment:
We selected this dishwasher when we remodeled our kitchen 2 years ago. I was sure I would purchase another Bosch, but the salesman at the appliance store convinced me that this Samsung was equally as quiet and as effective. He was right in that it is certainly quiet but does nowhere near the job that the Bosch does. In fact, this dishwasher replaced a 15 year old Roper which was very loud but did a much better job cleaning the dishes than this Samsung. Every time I unload the dishwasher, I find myself handwashing several items. It really is amazing because the wash cycle seems to take forever and yet I still have food particles stuck to dishes and glasses. I'll probably end up replacing it in the next year or two. Life's too short to live with a worthless dishwasher.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
At least it's quiet...
6/11/2015
Pros
Quiet
Cons
Awkward Loading
Doesn't Clean Thoroughly
Unreliable
Best Uses
Store Display
Comment:
Have had this dishwasher for almost 3 years. Although it's amazingly quiet, it does not clean very well.<br />Top rack dishes, in particular, often need to be handwashed.<br />It's 'self-cleaning' filter frequently leaves large particles in the bottom of the dishwasher.<br />The brackets that hold the top rack have had to be replaced twice because the tabs break off.<br />The front section of the lower rack is awkward to load.<br /><br />We definitely regret purchasing this dishwasher.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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