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Published on: 13 September 2016
EcoSmart – helps you save money 8kg load capacity with slim depth for easy installation LCD display with time display and function selection
This model is part of our energy efficient EcoSmart range and has been verified by the Energy Savings Trust. 1
Large drum sizes allow you to wash more in one go, making life easier and saving you money. You can wash 40 shirts in one wash cycle. That’s why it’s ideal for large families who frequently wash large loads and bulky items. You’ll end up saving even more time and energy. 2
This Beko appliance is up to 30% more energy efficient than 'A' rated models, saving you moneyon energy bills.
You no longer have to wait hours for your daily wash to be ready, with our Daily Quick programme you can wash a large load of lightly soiled laundry, even as big as 8kg, in just 39 minutes. 3
Quick wash programmes allow fast cleaning of smaller loads. Ideal for when you're in a hurry, the Xpress Super Short Programme washes a 2 kg load of lightly soiled laundry in just 14 min. 4
The LCD display keeps you informed by showing the time remaining till the end of the wash as well as the time delay. It also displays the spin speed and temperature selection.
Choose from a variety of innovative programmes to suit different clothing types, ensuring your clothes are impeccably cleaned and cared for.
It helps dark coloured clothes maintain their colour for longer, while ensuring there are no powdery detergent deposits left on the clothes after washing.
Specially designed to care for babies and toddlers or for people with sensitive skin, it extends the washing time and applies extra rinsing to avoid allergy problems related to sensitive skin.
This gentle programme moves clothes lightly through the cycle and uses minimal water to avoid shrinkage - perfect for delicate fabrics such as silk and those with "hand wash" label
The Pre-wash, Extra rinse, Rinse hold, Anti-crease & Quick Wash functions provide extra flexibility when programming the wash
For easy loading and unloading of larger items of laundry like duvets or bed linen.
This Beko appliance automatically reduces the water level for half or small loads, saving you money on utility bills.
The Beko washing machines have a soft drum pattern that is designed to be non abrasive, for better protection of clothes, but creates enough gentle friction to assist in cleaning the laundry.
Compared to regular washing machines that lose nearly 25% of detergent during washing, Beko’s specially developed Aquafusion Technology reduces the amount of wasted detergent and significantly enhances washing performance. Our Aquafusion Technology is a feature on all Beko washing machines.
Activating the Child Safety Lock prevents the accidental changing of washing programmes by locking the buttons.
54cm depth - for easy installation into tight spaces. Ideal for kitchens with shallower units or with plumbing behind.
30° is the new 40°! Washing at 30° doesn’t mean you have to compromise on performance. The 30° programmes give you great results thanks to the latest technologies developed by Beko and detergent manufacturers. This helps you save money on energy bills, do your bit for the environment and keeps your clothes looking great for longer.
1 *Figures based on the EU Energy Label energy consumption. This assumes 220 loads per year. Based on average 2015 electricity price of 14.05p/kWh. Equivalent source from Mysupermarket.co.uk and based on Ariel 3in1 Pods Regular (pack of 38) with an average cost of £0.26.
2 Please note, the load size is not an exact amount. It is an approximate amount and is based on average weights of different types of laundry. The actual size of the load that can be washed is dependent on the size and type of fabrics.
3 The duration of the programme is only indicative and is based on a 30 degree wash. The actual duration can be slightly lower or higher and it depends on water temperature, water pressure, unballanced loads etc.
4 The duration of the programme is only indicative and is based on a 30 degree wash. The actual duration can be slightly lower or higher and it depends on water temperature, water pressure, unballanced loads etc.
|Energy Efficiency Class||A+++|
|Number of Programmes||16|
|Max load capacity kg (dry clothes)||8|
|Spin Speed (rpm)||1200|
|LED Programme Sequence Indicator Lights||On display|
|Large Porthole Door (cm)||34 cm|
|Indicator light on all function buttons||On display|
|Electronic Main Wash Programme Knob||Yes|
|Child Lock Feature Operated Electronically||Yes|
|Automatic Half Load||Yes|
|Automatic Unbalanced Load Control||Yes|
|Fully Variable Spin Speed Selection||Yes|
|Fully Variable Temperature Selection||Yes|
|Front Service Access||Yes|
|3 Compartment detergent dispenser (Pre-wash, Main Wash, Fabric Conditioner)||Yes|
|Inner Drum Material||Stainless Steel|
|Electromechanical security door lock||Yes|
|Can be installed under worktop||Yes|
|Door Opening Angle (°)||165|
|4 adjustable feet||Yes|
|Product Height (mm)||850|
|Product width (mm)||600|
|Product depth (mm)||540|
|Carton height (mm)||890|
|Carton width (mm)||650|
|Carton depth (mm)||600|
|Net Weight (kg)||71|
|Gross Weight (kg)||72|
|Drum Capacity (litres)||55|
|Annual Energy Consumption - kWh/Year||192|
|Annual Water Consumption- l/year||11000|
|Noise Levels (Washing/Spinning)||61/75|
|Water consumption per cycle - l/cycle||50|
|Total current (A)||10|
|Water Pressure||1-10 bar|
|Total Power (W)||2200|
|Voltage/Frequency||230 V / 50 Hz|
|Energy Efficiency Class*||A+++|
|Annual Energy Consumption** (AE_c) (kWh)||192|
|Energy Consumption of the Standard 60°C Cotton Programme at Full Load (E_t.60) (kWh)||1.069|
|Energy Consumption of the Standard 60°C Cotton Programme at Partial Load (E_t.60.1/2) (kWh)||0.7|
|Energy Consumption of the Standard 40°C Cotton Programme at Partial Load (E_t.40.1/2) (kWh)||0.68|
|Power Consumption in ‘off-mode’ (P_o) (W)||0.2|
|Power Consumption in “left-on mode” (P_l) (W)||1|
|Annual Water Consumption*** (AW_c) (l)||11000|
|Spinning Efficiency Class****||B|
|Maximum Spin Speed (rpm)||1200|
|Remaining Moisture (%)||53|
|Programme Time of the Standard 60°C Cotton Programme at Full Load (T_t.60) (min)||200|
|Programme Time of the Standard 60°C Cotton Programme at Partial Load (T_t.60.1/2) (min)||175|
|Programme Time of the Standard 40°C Cotton Programme at Partial Load (T_t.40.1/2) (min)||175|
|Duration of the “left-on mode” (Tl) (min)||N/A|
|Noise Levels-Washing/Spinning (dB)||61/75|
The WMB81243L comes with a One year warranty as standard.
Download the manual in PDF for easy display and printing.
Beko freestanding products are guaranteed against the cost of breakdown repairs for 12 months from the date of original purchase.