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Waste King H711-U-SN Review

Features

Waste King H711-U-SN Quick & Hot Water DispenserThe first things that impressed us the most about this heater were its elegant silver-colored faucet and the sleek design of its tank. Thanks to its small size and compactness, you can install it under the kitchen sink without any free space issues.

Compared to other instant hot water dispensers of the same class, this dispenser is a very powerful one as it works with 1300 watts and can provide around 100 cups of hot water per hour. Just for a comparison, most of the other heaters can give about 60 cups of water for the same amount of time.

A certain advantage of this dispenser is its tank, which has a holding capacity of 5/8 gallons. In addition to this, it is not under pressure. Moreover, it is made of stainless steel, and it is wholly insulated, which means that it can quickly reach the desired temperature of the water and keep it hot. You can adjust the temperature from 140 to 190 degrees.

If you are worried that the bladder of the unit may over-expand, don’t worry as it is equipped with a safety feature with which you can decrease or increase the heat. As this safety feature is located in an open vent system, there may be some occasional water dripping from the faucet. Thankfully, the expansion chamber is self-contained and reduces dripping. Another way to handle an occasional leaking is to lower the temperature. You can do this by using the setting knob, which is situated under the sink on the front of the tank.

The manufacturers warn you that this dispenser is not a filter. There is an option of mounting a strainer in the supply line. Even though this strainer is designed to trap any debris that may be in your water lines, it is not a purifier. If you want to, you can install a filter to the supply line before it gets into the heating unit.

Installation

Before you start installing this unit, keep in mind that it should be mounted vertically. As far as the faucet is concerned, you can install it in a spray hose opening in the sink or drill a hole for it. Remember that the diameter of the hole should be 1 ¼ inches min and 1 3/8 inches max. In order to minimize the risk of having the water lines kinked or twisted, you are provided with quick-connect fittings and improved connections that are easy to install. There is no need to buy a power cord as the unit comes with a pre-installed one. However, there are still some parts that you need to buy from the local hardware store to install it.

Specifications

Item weight: 13, 37 pounds

Product dimensions: 4, 4 x 2, 25 x 10 inches

Color: Satin Nickel

Voltage: 120 volts

Wattage: 1300 watts

Temperature rate: 140 – 190 degrees

Hose length: 19 inches

Spout height: 10 inches

Spout reach: 4, 13 inches

Warranty and Service

This Waste King hot water dispenser is backed with a one-year replacement warranty. If any of the parts of the unit get damaged during the period of the warranty, you can have them replaced. You just need to contact the customer service of Waste King.

Pros

  • You can easily mount this dispenser under your sink as it features a very compact design.
  • Compared to other instant water heaters, this device is a very powerful one as it can provide about 100 cups of hot water every hour.
  • A special safety feature allows you to control the heat so that the bladder won’t over-expand.
  • Thanks to the quick-connect fittings and the improved connections coming with the unit, the water lines won’t get kinked or twisted.

Cons

  • If you are not a plumber, the installation of this dispenser may seem very challenging to you. So you are advised to ask an expert to mount the unit. Reportedly, the instructions coming with this device are complicated to follow.
About David Adams

David is a retired engineer, professional homeowner and a DIY addict. He has been installing home appliances, fixing leaks and doing home improvement projects for the past 30+ years. As an environmentally conscious person, David is extra sensitive to the usage of water resources and consumption of clean and healthy water. He started Water Filter Magazine in order to create an awareness and to share his experience on household water appliances with others .

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