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KitchenAid Batch Feed Garbage Disposal - KBDS100T

Abt Model: KBDS100 | UPC Code: 883049057859
Regular Price $429.00
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1 Horsepower Motor/ 1725 Revolutions Per Minute/ MultiGrind Plus Technology/ Anti-Jam Automatic Reversing Action/ SoundSeal Plus Technology/ Corrosion-Resistant Grind And Drain Chambers
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KitchenAid Batch Feed Garbage Disposal, Model KBDS100

Experience the effortless performance of this 40-ounce food disposer. Advanced grinding and sound-reducing technologies quietly conquer your toughest disposing challenges.

Features:

  • MultiGrind Plus™ Technology features four grinding components that work together to handle anything from cornhusks to celery
  • The Jam-Sensor™ Circuit automatically senses, then breaks through the toughest jams before you even notice a problem
  • SoundSeal Plus™ Technology combines four advanced sound-reducing components to make this disposer 60% quieter than a standard disposer
  • Batch feed system operates when the cover is inserted into the mouth of the disposer by turning the stopper to the left or right
  • Corrosion-resistant grind and drain chambers ensure lasting quality
  • Stainless steel shredder ring and grinding wheel add strength and provide longer disposer life

Specifications:

Performance

  • Grinding Speed: 1725 Revolutions per minute
  • Horsepower Motor: 1 HP
  • Operation: Batch Feed
  • Sound Package: SoundSeal™ Plus
  • Capacity: 40 oz.

Construction

  • Grinder: Stainless Steel
  • Hopper: Stainless Steel

General

  • Dishwasher Drain Connection
  • Anti-Jam Automatic Reversing Action
  • Reset Overload Protector
  • Start Method: Electronic

Installation

  • Mounting System: Quick Mounting Sink Flange
  • Power Connection: Line Cord

Electrical

  • 15 OR 20 Ampere, 120 Volts, 60 Hertz (1/second). USE COPPER WIRE ONLY. GROUNDED CIRCUIT IS REQUIRED. A TIME-DELAY FUSE OR CIRCUIT BREAKER AND SEPARATE CIRCUIT IS RECOMMENDED

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 12-3/4"
  • Width: 8-1/2"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 18 lbs
  • Shipping: 22 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturers Warranty (authorized online retailer): 7 Years
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KitchenAid Batch Feed Garbage Disposal
 
4.5

(based on 54 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (33)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quiet (42)
  • Good power output (39)
  • Easy to install (33)
  • Durable (26)
  • Easy to clean (18)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small kitchens (30)
    • Large kitchen (29)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Do-it-yourself (15), Beginner (10), Avid do-it-yourselfer (9), Professional (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Works well, very quiet, but expensive

    Our old disposal was a 20 year old (approx) similar Kitchenaid batch mode model.It worked well and there is no switch on the wall so we had to replace it with another batch mode...Read complete review

    Our old disposal was a 20 year old (approx) similar Kitchenaid batch mode model.It worked well and there is no switch on the wall so we had to replace it with another batch mode mode with a magnetic switch in the stopper. The new one is:- Powerful and very quiet; I can barely hear it running over the sound of the water from the faucet.-Installation was easy in my sink. The instructions indicate that you need to order a special part if you have an exceptionally thick sink where the drain is.- Batch mode style (switch is in the stopper) is very safe and convenient. You can't drop anything in it while it is running and you don't touch a switch on the wall with your wet hands to turn it on.- The stopper design is clever, put it in one way and it plugs the sink. Flip it over and it allows water in and turns on the disposal when you rotate it. But the stopper side had a cavity which fills up with water and if you pull it out quickly you may splash the water on yourself. The switch side has slots for the water to pass through which get clogged up by food debris and are noteasy to rinse out. But it does look like a better design than the old magnetic one that was was nicer to use but rusted out after about 5 years and was $60 to replace.- The cavity is small; about 2/3 the size of the older model so each batch that you grind must not be too big. - The casing is a snapped on plastic cover; [...]The base of the unit is very thin sheet metal so the romex clamp for the cord threads skipped over the sheet metal when I tightened it down.Overall it is very nice to use, and it should be for the price of this high end unit, and Abt's price was the best I could find anywhere.I was a bit dissapointed in Kitchenaid's stopper design and while the interior workings and motor work well and seem well built, I expected a tougher enclosure for a unit at this price.

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    Disappointed

    This was the 3rd Kitchen Aid batch feed disposer we've owned, but the most disappointing. While easy to install, the new latch employs a magnetic on/off switch. The handle traps food,...Read complete review

    This was the 3rd Kitchen Aid batch feed disposer we've owned, but the most disappointing. While easy to install, the new latch employs a magnetic on/off switch. The handle traps food, which must be removed regularly, a nuisance, and is difficult to insert and remove. Not good engineering. The rubber splash guard prevents food from dropping into the bin, so we removed it. Grinding is good and reasonably quiet.

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    4.0

    satisfaction

    By Danicurr

    from Brossard

    Comments about KitchenAid Batch Feed Garbage Disposal:

    I'm satisfied of my purchase and easy to install I enjoy

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    3.0

    Powerful with one flaw.

    By Lloyd

    from New York, NY, United States

    Comments about KitchenAid Batch Feed Garbage Disposal:

    This disposer works quickly and quietly and is very powerful. However, the "plug" piece that starts the feed in the sink is made entirely of plastic. It does not fit snugly into the opening and has to be twisted a number of times in order to start the disposer. Our last KitchenAid disposer had a metal, not plastic sink plug.

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    4.0

    Safe and quiet

    By Momma Mia

    from Winnetka IL.

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Powerful
    • Quiet

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Large Kitchens

      Comments about KitchenAid Batch Feed Garbage Disposal:

      Have 5 grandsons who will be sitting at the recently renovated kitchen island. The thought of a shiny button which could start the garbage disposal sounded like a very bad idea. I had a different disposal purchased but mentioned that when my kids were young I had a disposal that no one could accidentally get their hand in when turned on. Told me they still had them but they're not that popular. Bought anyway. Now no worries about grandchild turning on the disposal when my hand is in there!!! I'm VERY happy with it. VERY quiet. Works well. The trade off ~ takes a little getting use to knowing exactly the position to start AND you can't do a continuous fed b/c you have to put food in, turn on, take top off, feed again etc etc. I'm willing to "suffer" this inconvenience for the safety factor.

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      5.0

      Very Quiet!

      By mike333

      from Burr Ridge, IL, United States

      Comments about KitchenAid Batch Feed Garbage Disposal:

      Quietest disposer I have hardly heard. The magnetic switch is quirky but easy to get used to. Easy self installation.

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      5.0

      Down the Hatch Batch by Batch

      By Donuts

      from Evanston

      About Me Handyman

      Verified Buyer
      Site Member

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Clean
      • Easy to install
      • Powerful
      • Quiet

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Kitchens

        Comments about KitchenAid Batch Feed Garbage Disposal:

        Our existing disposal failed on us and this model was available and met on needs. It was on hand in the store and the purchase process was a breeze. It is very quiet and efficient. With grandchildren visiting, the batch processing feature was a useful feature.

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        2.0

        No improvement over previous model.

        By Renfro

        from Richardson, Texas 75082

        Comments about KitchenAid Batch Feed Garbage Disposal:

        We purchased early February, as our previous KA model would not "turn on and sometimes would not stop" working. This "new" model does not have the same capacity to accept garbage (have to stuff it down by hand) and the "stopper" will not allow any residue garbage to enter unit while running. The holes are too small. This stopper is made of plastic, while our previous was metal. We are sorry KA discontinued make our previous model, as it was a 100 times more effective in doing the job. Very disappointed in this "new" model.

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        5.0

        Excellent unit

        By JDS

        from West Berlin NJ

        About Me Do-It-Yourself

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy to install
        • Powerful
        • Quiet

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about KitchenAid Batch Feed Garbage Disposal:

            Fairly easy to install if you follow their directions. Very quite and powerful. This is the second time I purchased this unit. Had the original for 2 yrs then moved to a new home. After 2 months took out the disposal they gave me (badger 5) and installed this unit. One again very happy with it.

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            5.0

            UPGRADE FROM PREVIOUS MODEL

            By scalpel1

            from Scarsdale, NY, USA

            Pros

            • Design
            • Innovative

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about KitchenAid Batch Feed Garbage Disposal:

                Quieter and easier to operate; very efficient and doesn't vibrate as much as the previous model; the warranty is a strong feature as well !

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                5.0

                This product replaces an older model of the Kitchen Aid Disposer

                By crafter

                from Metropolitan New York

                Pros

                • Convenient Features
                • Design
                • Easy to use
                • Innovative
                • Performance
                • so quiet we hardly know it is on

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about KitchenAid Batch Feed Garbage Disposal:

                    We were doing some remodeling of our kitchen and decided to replace a 19 year old disposer, which was in perfect working order and served us well without any repairs for all those years..the newer is somewhat smaller than my original, takes less room under my sink but works equally as well. It isextremely quiet, and very easy to turn on .It is much easier to turn on than the previous model.We really love using it..Hope it gives us as many trouble free years as our old disposer.

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                    5.0

                    Kitchenaid Disposal

                    By Miss

                    from Pennsylvania

                    About Me Do-It-Yourself

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Clean
                    • Easy to install
                    • Powerful
                    • Quiet

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Large Kitchens
                      • Small Kitchens

                      Comments about KitchenAid Batch Feed Garbage Disposal:

                      This is my third Kitchenaid disposal (in different homes). I wouldn't buy any other kind after my experience with Kitchenaid.

                      Service and delivery comments:

                      My order was filled and shipped directly. Quick, efficient service and communication. EXCELLENT PRICE.

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