Do the dishes on the QT with the Superba EQ series

KitchenAid's latest offering combines superior cleaning power with ultra-quiet operation.

Clean and shiny! KitchenAid

When you choose a dishwasher, you usually choose between cleaning performance and sound. The new KitchenAid Superba EQ models promise to deliver both.

This new offering uses pressure-optimizing wash arms for a concentrated wash and an energy-efficient, variable speed motor that automatically adjusts power based on water conditions to reduce motor noise. The machine is also built with 13 unique sound dampening points.

KitchenAid claims its machine offers the industry's lowest sound level. But what about cleaning power? Well, you can forget prerinsing or manually cleaning out the dishwasher after you run it. Choose the KitchenAid ProScrub option to activate 36 targeted spray jets that clean even baked on gunk. And the built-in hard food disposer cleans up the evidence afterward.

The machines are priced between $1,399 and $1,599--but they'll be eligible for energy rebates in select states.

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    Abbi Perets has been writing about technology and family and consumer issues for over ten years. Her work has been featured in print and on the Web, and she has taught courses on consumer and business electronics for HP, Sony, AOL, and other companies. Abbi has also written extensively about business technology for Tech Republic, Gantthead, and other tech sites. Abbi's passion for home appliances stems from the kitchen remodel she managed in her new home in Houston, TX where she lives with her husband and four children.


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