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Evolution Essential 3/4 HP Continuous Feed Garbage Disposal

This item has been discontinued.
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  • Replacement is easy with the Quick Lock sink mount
  • Includes stainless steel grind components for durability
  • Rated highly for ease of installation (see reviews)

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The InSinkErator Evolution Essential 3/4 HP Continuous Feed Garbage Disposal is great for use in a variety of kitchens. It features MultiGrind technology that allows it to rip through hard-to-grind food waste, such as rib bones and artichokes. The grinding chamber is crafted with stainless steel for strength and has SoundSeal technology, making it at least 40% quieter than standard disposers.

  • Quick lock sink mount allows for easy installation and disposer replacement
  • 3/4 HP Dura-Drive motor with MultiGrind technology quickly grinds almost any food waste
  • 40 oz. stainless steel grind chamber for strength
  • SoundSeal technology delivers quieter performance
  • 6-year we come to you in-home service warranty
  • Power cord not included (sold separately)

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I would like a link to the suggest cable for this unit. Or does this come with cord? Also, does it come with the stopper, or is this a separate Item

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Gainesville FL
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April 12, 2014
No details: Just not enough details. Does this come with stopper? Does this come with cord? Does Home depot sell the cord specific to this? Does it matter what cord I use? Can I just use an old computer cord for this and cut off the female side, and connect it? I have a lot of those. Why waste metal, plastic and paper (money). Thanks.
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Clay,NY
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December 17, 2015
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It does not come with a cord or clamp to hold cord in place.
I used both from my old disposal prior to installation.
Any 3 prong cord will work to plug it into an outlet, just make sure it has the ground prong and it is wired correctly for polarity.
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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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September 5, 2014
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The Evolution Essential comes with a stopper, but not a cord. I'm not an electrician and would ask a Home Depot associate for their recommendation. I would not suggest using a cable that's not recommended.
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Cincinnati, OH
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August 12, 2014
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It's designed to be hardwired, so there is no cord. It comes with a solid drain cover as well as the flexible rubber baffle.
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August 7, 2014
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Yes it comes with a stopper. I used and medium gauge cord from another appliance also and plugged it into the electrical outlet I installed under the sink.
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June 10, 2014
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It comes with a stopper but no cord. We used cord from previously used disposal.
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April 14, 2014
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Hi Tomneedslongername,
This is Belle from InSinkErator Customer Service. The Evolution Essential is available with or without a plug in cord. It is indicated on the outside of the box if the disposer comes with a cord.
If the disposer does not come with the plug in cord (and you need the unit to be plugged in to an electrical outlet), you may purchase a power cord kit (CRD-00) which is an accessory. We Read More
Hi Tomneedslongername,
This is Belle from InSinkErator Customer Service. The Evolution Essential is available with or without a plug in cord. It is indicated on the outside of the box if the disposer comes with a cord.
If the disposer does not come with the plug in cord (and you need the unit to be plugged in to an electrical outlet), you may purchase a power cord kit (CRD-00) which is an accessory. We do not recommend using an old appliance plug in cord.
Here is the link on our website about the Power Cord Kit:
http://www.insinkerator.com/en-us/Household-Products/Garbage-Disposers/Evolution/Pages/PowerCordKit.aspx
The Evolution Essential comes with a stainless steel stopper.
If you have further questions, you may post them here or contact the AnswerLine at 1-800-558-5700. Thanks. Read Less
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Somerset, MA, USA
April 14, 2014
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If local codes permit, and if you are familiar with electrical connections, it's easy to do. Otherwise, get an electrician.This disposal is intended to be hard-wired to a standard 110 volt connection. You could wire it to a plug-end cord and use a standard outlet instead.
I believe that it does come with a stopper.
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What is the sound rating on this on a scale of 1-5?

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March 26, 2015
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Very quiet. If 5 is silent, this gets a 4.5
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March 12, 2015
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It is much quieter than the old one. I'd rate it no more than a two and very close to 1 with 1 being the quietest and 5 the noisiest.
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December 16, 2014
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It's the quietest disposer I have owned.
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December 15, 2014
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My sound rating on this on a scale of 1-5? ...4.9! It is scary quiet and very powerful too.
We have not had one single issue with this disposal. It is really simple to install, it took all of 30 minutes....
One of the best purchases I made this year!
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December 15, 2014
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Hi, this is Jerica from InSinkErator Customer Service. The Evolution Essential model has the same rating with Evolution Select Plus of Home Depot. Both have the sound rating of “2”. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact me through insinkeratorfeedback@emerson.com or call InSinkErator AnswerLine at 1 (800) 558-5700. Thank you.
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What is the sink flange material and finish (e.g., is it brushed stainless)?

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Metal
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It is stainless steel but it is not brushed stainless.
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Finish is polished stainless steel.
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Yes, it is stainless.
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Polished SS.
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September 22, 2014
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Hi, this is Jerica from InSinkErator Customer Service. All Evolution disposers come with a Polished Stainless Steel Sink Flange. If you have questions, you may call InSinkErator AnswerLine at 1 (800) 558-5700. Thank you.
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Is the chamber stainless steel as well as the blades?

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I was told the basket (chamber) and blades are stainless steel.
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Yes. That's why I bought this one
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Yes
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March 17, 2014
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I believe that it is. It's very quiet as long as you keep the slotted rubber drain cover in. A little louder without it. Installed it about a year ago. Still very pleased.
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March 17, 2014
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Hi this is Jerica from InSinkErator Customer Service. The Evolution Essential disposer has 40-Once Stainless Steel Grind Chamber and Grind Components. If you have further questions, you may call the InSinkErator AnswerLine at 1 (800) 558-5700.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 989 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Anyone know how to jam this thing? I've had this disposer for nearly a year and never had it jam. I've tried pretty much everything - last Thanksgiving I even shoved turkey bones into it as fast as I could. My kitchen cupboards nearly shook themselves free, but the disposer barely broke a sweat. I've had numerous Badger 5s over the years. They would often jam and generally didn't survive much past their warranty expiry. The 50% boost in power - and perhaps the two-stage grinding - really makes a big difference. Add in the stainless steel parts and the soundproofing, and this disposer doesn't seem like such a bad deal. July 30, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by As good as advertised! I'd highly recommend this item and it's worth every penny! We bought this disposal after a kitchen remodel and compared to our old disposal, it was like going from a Pinto to a Ferrari. It's very quiet while on, even when chopping food and it does a fast and excellent job at that as well. I do agree with other reviews that food doesn't go down the opening easily so you may need to help it down with a fork or spoon at times but it's really not that big of a deal for us at all and should not be a reason not to buy this. August 2, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by These things should last longer! We had this model installed during a remodel project a few years ago. The plumber chose this unit. Now, being only a year or so out of warranty, the outlet fitting began to leak. Since it was a strong and quiet disposer, and since it would speed up replacement, I ordered the same model. The unit was delivered to my door on the date Home Depot said it would arrive. Once I removed the old unit, I discovered that the area around the outlet fitting had completely rusted out! Talk about planned obsolescence! For the price, you'd think this unit should last a good 20 years. Hopefully this unit will last a little longer than the first one. Fortunately, installation was as easy as I anticipated and the new unit is as quiet as the old unit. August 2, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Much quieter than I expected So far so good. Just had it installed this weekend, but no more clogged sinks from debris, and it's super quiet. I can definitely have a normal conversation with this on, and it won't wake baby. Only downside is it seems to grind and clear the sink up a little slower than previous brands. August 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Awesome, Look No Further Disposal is awesome, On the spendy side, but well worth it. You can literally run the disposal and have a conversation over the sink at the same time, in your normal voice even. We had a cheapo before, I was unplugging it, restting it, or cleaning out the pipes, but not this one, not once, It even recommends putting peach pits and other items in it to help keep a good smell. lol.. What a product, the Evolution series is hands down awesome, wrapped in a think insulation, easy to set up the wiring, easy 3 bolt install. August 4, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very Nice Unit It was relatively easy to install, although due to the weight of the unit you could use some help when sliding over the ring. The unit is built very sturdy and runs effortlessly with almost no noise. Some people may find the rubber-mounting gasket to be very tight that restricts water flow; one option is to replace it with a more generic version available in stores. I found it to be just right. This specific model is a bit pricey but well worth it, although there is a Evolution Compact model out there that is packed with the same ¾ HP motor and two grind stages and seems comparable to Essential. Overall I am very pleased with the Evolution Essential performance thus far and would highly recommend it. June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by So far so good Replaced an old insinkerstor withthis model because it matched the plumbing hook up. Installed myself with minimal difficulty (I try to be handy, but it doesn't come naturally). My wife noticed how quiet it was compared to our last one. P.S. Don't take your vision for granted be sure to have an annual eye exam. July 12, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Works fine not as quiet as advertised Bought this disposal because it was advertised as super quiet. It's better than old one yet thought it would be better. It's also very big. Had to reconfigure plumbing, which cost $$. This in turn makes my pull out faucet get stuck as the counterweight hits reconfigured plumbing. At least it has good warranty, although the badger I replaced was 15 years old and still working, so I expect no issues. If u have space this should be fine. July 5, 2016
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