I won't bother giving you a list of its settings, as the other review has done this already, so...
Had this dishwasher over 3 years now, and still works fine.
Quality >>>> The inside components that you can see and touch are all of high quality, and do the job well on a very practical level. Only complaint is the cutlery holder, over time if you have heavy cutlery, has started to break and is now almost unusable as cutler falls through and it interferes with the washing system. Also where the table comes out, in the front left of the top shelf, you have to avoid placing anything there as it stops the tablet from coming out.
Features >>>> Delayed start is very handy, and works fine, the 'running low' indicators also work perfectly well to date. Normally use the 70 degrees option which works and cleans a full lott perfectly, about 1/15 times does something not clean properly.
> Easily accommodates the washing up of a family of 4 people
Another thing is the closing mechanism seems very dodgy at first, and is only kept closed by a simple latch type thing, never had any issues and works fine, just so you know.
A slight issue i forgot to mention is that, if placing items near to the top, front left shelf, the tablet release mechanism refuses to open properly and thus the dishes do not clean properly.
Very easy to use, not broken once from every day usage, if you're going to get a dishwasher, be it this.
Here are its features:
· Ratings - A Energy A Wash A Dry
· No of Programmes - 5
· No of Wash Temperatures - 4
· No of Place Settings - 12
· Dimensions - H:850mm W:600mm D:610mm
· Quick wash
· LED display
· 15 litres water consumption
· 47dba noise level
· 19 hour Delay timer function
We have almost always had Zanussi appliances, and have never regretted it. This one is a recent purchase, just a year old, but is shaping up well. We have another Zanussi in a second home, and it has laster for sixteen years so far, as has the Zanussi washer, with not a problem.
This latests dishwasher loads really efficiently, without those annoying water distributors that can clog up the top layer. The upper tray is height-adjustable as well.
There are five programmes, with varying temperatures from 70 to 55 degrees. The hotter programmes are quicker (about 100 minutes) and the coldest takes about 2 hours 40. The display tells you how much time is left.
There are indicators for reflling with Salt or Rinse Aid.
It runs best on liquid dishwashing stuff - advice generally is to avoid 3-in-1 tablets.
Very easy to keep clean.
Don't overload it - it won't then do the job.
You should be able to get one for £225 - £250.
UPDATE May, 2009
There's also a 30-minute programme, which does pretty well, and is obviously useful if you are in a hurry.
We find that it's best not to pack the machine, filling every last gap, how ever tempting it might be to do so. Really challenging stuff is best on the bottom row of the machine too.
PS, the Zanussi in the other house is now 17 years old and going like a train.
ZDF511 ZANUSSI Progress full size electronic dishwasher in white with a delay start and salt and rinse iad indicators / It has a variety of programmes which include auto /economy /quick wash and intensive and a programme progress indicator / Short name: Zanussi ZDF511S