Compact appliances are great for people who have less space in their kitchens. From compact fridges to compact dishwashers, there is a solution to everything. We've seen quite a few of counter top dishwashers, but none of them looked quite like this. It's quite stylish and we wouldn't mind having one ourselves. This nicely finished dishwasher cleans your dishes without taking up too much space.
The ZSF2450S is a new compact dishwasher is by Zanussi and it has quite a few features. Don't let its small size fool you. It's got an excellent energy rating, and is able to wash/dry a full 6 place settings. That's a lot from something so small. It has similar features to under the counter models. There are some nice buttons and an LED display. It has 5 different washing programs and only uses 7 L (1.85 gallons) of water each time it goes through a cycle. Also, it's pretty quiet, generating a total of only 48 dB, that's louder than an average refrigerator, but less noisy than rainfall.
This thing is so small that it can actually fit underneath your sink. It can be placed on a counter or inside a cupboard as well. Talk about effective! It's about 18" high, 21" wide and 19" deep. That's pretty cool. Sure, some people just do the dishes right away, but it's nice to have a dishwasher for the times that you have people over and that there seems to be no end in sight when you wash them by hand. We've seen it retail for about $400, so it isn't cheap, but it looks very good. We can see this working well in any small apartment or bachelor pad, as well as in dorms. It's very stylish and modern looking, but the price doesn't make it perfect for everyone. However, Zanussi make the ZSF2430, which is less stylish since it's not stainless, and a bit more noisy, but it costs about $186. If you are planning on stuffing this dishwasher in a cupboard, you might as well get the cheaper one. You won't notice the difference.