Non-electric, Hand-crank unit washes a 5-lb. load super clean in just a couple of minutes. New patent-pending E-Z lid lever much easier to use than older lid screw design. Perfect for apartments, singles, boats, RV's and even small frequent loads like hand washables and diapers. Is ideal for delicates such as woolens, silks, knitted dresses and cashmere garments. Uses far less water than even hand washing and no electricity. 3-year warranty. Handle insert won't fall out in 1-2 years like other models.