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Overview of the Dryer's Feature Panel (DV50K8600)


Menu Description
A     Cycle Selector Press to select a desired cycle in the left-most panel. When a cycle is selected, the cycle indicator lights up. 
  • Sensor Dry cycles: The dryer senses the internal humidity that will be applied to the drying time. This category includes: Normal, Heavy Duty, Delicates, Active Wear, Bedding, and Perm Press.
  • Manual Dry cycles: The drying time is fixed. This category includes: Air Fluff, Time Dry, and Quick Dry.
  • Steam cycles: The dryer sprays water into the drum to deodorize clothes and reduce static electricity and wrinkles. This category includes Refresh, Wrinkle Away, and Steam Sanitize.
B     Power Press to turn on/turn off the dryer.
C   Digital Graphic Display Displays all cycle information, including the cycle time, information code, and operating status.

Filter Check   •Child Lock   •Steam   •Vent Sensor

D   Adjust Time You can change the set time for the selected cycle. This is available only with Time Dry, Quick Dry, Air Fluff, and Wrinkle Away. To change the cycle time, press Adjust Timeor Adjust Timeuntil the desired time is displayed.
E   Anti Static Reduces static electricity that occurs from clothing friction. This is done by spraying steam in a later stage of the drying cycle. 
Note: The Anti Static function is only available with Normal, Heavy Duty, Perm Press, Delicates, and Time Dry.
F   Drum Light To turn the drum light on while the dryer is operating, press Drum Light. After 2 minutes of inactivity, the drum light automatically turns off.
G   My Cycle Choose your favorite cycle including the cycle time, temperature, and dry level.
H   Mixed Load Bell The Mixed Load Bell notifies you when the average dry level in a load is damp dry (80 % dried). This lets you take items that you don’t want fully dried or that dry quickly out of the dryer early while letting others continue to dry. You can select this option in all Sensor Dry cycle except for Air Fluff, Active Wear, Time Dry, Quick Dry, Refresh, Wrinkle Away, and Steam Sanitize. Available dry levels are Normal Dry, More Dry, and Very Dry.
I    Wrinkle Prevent Wrinkle Prevent provides approximately 180 minutes of intermittent tumbling in unheated air at the end of the cycle to reduce wrinkling. Press Wrinkle Prevent to activate this feature. The load is dry and can be removed at any time during the Wrinkle Prevent cycle. 
J    Eco Dry This function is available with Normal and Time Dry. With the Eco Dry activated, drying takes a longer time but the power consumption is reduced. The drying time can be extended by up to 3 times depending on the temperature and load. The Eco Dry function is enabled by default.
K   Time Press Time to select a drying time for the selected cycle. This is available only with Time Dry, Quick Dry, Air Fluff, and Wrinkle Away.
L   Temp. Press Temp. to change the temperature of the current cycle.
  • High: For sturdy cottons or those labeled Tumble Dry.
  • Medium: For permanent press, synthetics, lightweight cottons, or items labeled Tumble Dry Medium.
  • Med Low: For heat lower than Medium. Use to dry synthetic or washable knit fabrics.
  • Low: For heat sensitive items labeled Tumble Dry Low or Tumble Dry Warm.
  • Extra Low: Provides the lowest heated drying temperature possible.
M   Dry Level Press Dry Level to select a dry level from the options available. The corresponding indicator turns on.
  • Larger or bulkier loads may require Very Dry or More Dry for complete dryness.
  • Less Dry is best suited for lightweight fabrics or for leaving some moisture in the clothing at the end of the cycle.
  • Damp Dry is designed to partially dry items. Use for items that lay flat or hang to dry.

    Note: This option is not available with: Steam Sanitize, Active Wear, Time Dry, Quick Dry, Air Fluff, Refresh, and Wrinkle Away.

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