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KitchenAid 15" Black Built-In Trash Compactor - KUCS03CTBL

Abt Model: KUCS03CTBK | UPC Code: 883049044200
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1.4 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ 5:1 Compaction Ratio/ 1/3 Horsepower Motor/ Side Release Bin/ Odor-Control Fan/ Odor Management System w/Air Freshener/ Black Finish
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KitchenAid 15" KUCS03CTBL Black Built-In Trash Compactor, Model KUCS03CTBK

This built-in compactor helps conserve the environment by reducing trash volume by up to 80%. An odor management system helps manage and minimize odors while the Whisper Quiet® Plus Insulation System provides quiet operation.

Features:

  • Solid Pack™ Control produces a 5:1 compaction ratio - reducing trash by up to 80%
  • Odor management system includes a charcoal filter, odor-control fan, and air freshener to help trap and remove odors
  • Whisper Quiet® Plus Sound Insulation System helps minimize operating noise so it doesn't interrupt your lifestyle
  • Side release bin allows you to empty the bin from the side, reducing strain and spills
  • Bag retainer buttons hold the compactor bag in place
  • All-welded steel construction with zinc-coated interior prevents misalignment and helps minimize vibration
  • Drawer opener pedal allows you to start or open the compactor when your hands are full

Specifications:

Performance

  • Capacity: 1.4 Cubic foot
  • Compression Ratio: 5 to 1
  • Horsepower Motor: 1/3 HP

Features

  • Side Release Bin
  • Odor-Control Fan
  • Solid Pack™ Option
  • Sound Package: Whisper Quiet™ Plus
  • Bag Retainer Buttons
  • Odor Management System w/Air Freshener
  • Supplied with Bags

Design

  • Toe-Bar Drawer Opener
  • Type: Undercounter
  • All-Welded Stl Cons-Zinc-Coated Interior

Electrical

  • 15 OR 20 Ampere, 115 Volts, 60 Hertz (1/second). AC-ONLY. GROUNDED CIRCUIT IS REQUIRED. A TIME-DELAY FUSE OR CIRCUIT BREAKER AND SEPARATE CIRCUIT IS RECOMMENDED

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Cutout Depth: 24"
  • Cutout Height: 34-1/4"
  • Cutout Width: 15-1/4"
  • Depth: 24"
  • Height: 34-1/2"
  • Maximum Height: 34-1/2"
  • Width: 15"

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturers Warranty(authorized online retailer): One year parts and labor
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TypeBuilt In
Compression Rate5:01
Capacity (Cubic Feet)1.4
Voltage115V
Height (inches)34.5
Width (inches)15
Depth (inches)24
  

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KitchenAid 15" Stainless Steel Built-In Trash Compactor
 
3.8

(based on 48 reviews)

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  • Performance (8)
  • Convenient features (3)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

I really like this compactor. I have had it for 8 months.

Got this to replace and older one. It is simple to use and easy to maintain. I love the air fresher feature.

Got this to replace and older one. It is simple to use and easy to maintain. I love the air fresher feature.

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Broken after 3 days

Professionally installed 2/28/2014. Motor broken on 3/3/2014. When opening door, it shifts to the right bumping top right hand corner against cabinet door. Installer indicated that the trash compactor...Read complete review

Professionally installed 2/28/2014. Motor broken on 3/3/2014. When opening door, it shifts to the right bumping top right hand corner against cabinet door. Installer indicated that the trash compactor was defective.

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4.0

Overall a great trash compactor

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from Parker, Colorado

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        Comments about KitchenAid 15" Stainless Steel Built-In Trash Compactor:

        This trash compactor has proven to be very useful and reliable; we've had trash compactors in the last 3 houses and I'd have to say this one ranks up there; the only criticism I have about it is that we have accidently triggered the "Solid Pack" buttom (which is on the bottom) accidently with our feet

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        4.0

        Remodel replacement

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        from Baytown, TX

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              Comments about KitchenAid 15" Stainless Steel Built-In Trash Compactor:

              This was the second item that we replaced in our kitchen remodel. We are relatively pleased with this compactor. It has good features and looks really good. It also works reasonably well. One thing that is only a slight complaint is the fact that the receptacle drawer seems flimsy compared to the older Kenmore that we had. The Kenmore also had a plastic bag caddy that we found to be helpful and nice. The KitchenAid does not come with one. However, we were able to locate one online for a reasonable price that will work.

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              4.0

              Kitchenaid Trash Compactor

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              from Copperopolis CA

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                    Comments about KitchenAid 15" Stainless Steel Built-In Trash Compactor:

                    We purchased this trash compactor a month ago as our 12 year old Kitchenaid Superba model was worn out and needed replacing. We were dissappointed that the Superba is no longer available as it was an incredible trash compacor and we loved the external controls. We purchased the Architect Series trash compactor and are pleased with the power and appearance. We find that the door/trash container does not seem as heavy duty as our previous one. We love our Kitchenaid appliances,(Micro-Oven combo.,stovetop,dishwasher and trash compactor,mixer)and plan to continue using your products.

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                    2.0

                    Not as good as my last one

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                    from Boston, MA

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                          Comments about KitchenAid 15" Stainless Steel Built-In Trash Compactor:

                          Latch on the side of the box will not stay closed making the panel stick out on that side and making the opening pedal difficult to actuate.

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                          5.0

                          The KitchenAid trash compactor met all of my expectations.

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                          from Macon, GA

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                                Comments about KitchenAid 15" Stainless Steel Built-In Trash Compactor:

                                The KitchenAid trash compactor has made my life easier by cutting down on the number of trash bags. The compactor is quiet and efficient. I recommend it for its stylish good looks and ease of use.

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                                2.0

                                It is an awful design

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                                from Hudson, wi

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                                      Comments about KitchenAid 15" Stainless Steel Built-In Trash Compactor:

                                      I guess I didn't know how good my maytag was until I bought a kitchenaid. So look it compacts garbage, sure, and does a great job at that, if you can stand the stink long enough to keep the garbage in the house to compact it, that is! The door doesn't seal, it is loose and let's the smells and odors out; it's cheap and not the quality of expect from KA. The fan and air freshener are a joke and its noisy so you don't want to leave it run forever. I do see why they put it in being the poor design. I wanted my maytag back but they already disposed of it!

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                                      5.0

                                      Great Product!

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                                      from Montana

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                                            We love love love our Kitchen aid Trash Compactor!!

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                                            5.0

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                                                  Comments about KitchenAid 15" Stainless Steel Built-In Trash Compactor:

                                                  I love my Kitchen aid Trash Compactor. My built in Trash Compactor is covered with deep mahogany wood and its perfect for quick and easy clean up.

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                                                  4.0

                                                  Works great--needs better install instructions.

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                                                        Comments about KitchenAid 15" Stainless Steel Built-In Trash Compactor:

                                                        I made sure to include this Kitchenaid integrated trash compactor in my new kitchen. It works great for my family of 5 -- and all of our company! I no longer have to stop what I'm doing to make sure my trash can is emptied. I do suggest you include better installation instructions. Apparently this is not a common appliance in southwest Florida. My kitchen contractor and cabinet installer have struggled to get it installed so the integrated panel lines up correctly without showing 2" of mechanical stuff on the bottom...we're still struggling to get it installed correctly.

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                                                        2.0

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                                                              Comments about KitchenAid 15" Stainless Steel Built-In Trash Compactor:

                                                              We purchased this compactor to replace a previous unit. Service had to be done within two weeks as a retaining pin in the foot button had fallen out as it had no retainer. This unit has a door release at the bottom made of plastic. When the door is closed the plastic bar makes a rattle which indicates how cheaply it is built. There is no way a designer for this product did not hear the sound but obviously did not care.

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                                                              KitchenAid 15" Black Built-In Trash Compactor

                                                              KitchenAid 15" Black Built-In Trash Compactor

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