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Sensate AC-Powered Touchless Kitchen Faucet in Polished Chrome with DockNetik and Sweep Spray

$523.50 /each
  • Touchless kitchen faucet - just wave your hand under the arch
  • Features innovative Sweep Spray technology (see videos)
Color/Finish: Polished Chrome
  • Polished Chrome
  • Vibrant Stainless

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Take touchless to a whole new level of convenience. The Sensate touchless pull down kitchen faucet frees your hands so you can speed through cooking and cleanup tasks while enjoying a cleaner, more hygienic kitchen environment. Sensate's intuitive Response technology is in tune with your every move: a simple wave of your hand--or an object such as a pan or utensil--turns it on or off. The faucet's sensor is precision-designed to provide reliable operation every time and to prevent false activations when you're working in the sink area. DockNetik, KOHLER's new docking system, secures the pull-down spray head to the spout using magnetic force.

  • Response technology provides reliable touchless on/off operation through a state-of-the-art sensor that responds in 20 milliseconds
  • Precision activation window helps prevent false activations
  • DockNetik, a magnetic docking system located within the spout, smoothly glides and securely locks the spray head into place
  • AC-powered operation – no batteries to replace
  • Keep clean: helps you control the spread of germs
  • How To Install a Single Handle Kitchen Faucet

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Is there a scalding safety feature?

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One reviewer stated the water will not get very hot with this faucet and that there may be some type of scalding protection built into the faucet. Is that true and if so, how is the temperature controlled?
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July 28, 2016
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Thank you for your feedback. We design our products with customers like you in mind. We would like to speak further about your concern. Please call our Customer Care Center at 1-800-4KOHLER. (1-800-456-4537).
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Which of the options looks most like brushed nickel?

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June 27, 2016
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Hello, my name is Leah with KOHLER Customer Service. I am happy to assist you with your faucet question.
I apologize you were unable to find the information you were looking for. The Sensate faucet, 72218-VS, is currently only offered in Vibrant Stainless or Polished Chrome. The Vibrant Stainless will be a closer match to brushed nickel, however will still have more of a silver undertone.
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Hello, my name is Leah with KOHLER Customer Service. I am happy to assist you with your faucet question.
I apologize you were unable to find the information you were looking for. The Sensate faucet, 72218-VS, is currently only offered in Vibrant Stainless or Polished Chrome. The Vibrant Stainless will be a closer match to brushed nickel, however will still have more of a silver undertone.
Please work with your local Home Depot for pricing and availability on this product.
Thank you for choosing the Bold Look of KOHLER.
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Can this product be used with batteries or is AC power the only option?

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May 31, 2016
I do not have an outlet under my sink and would like to use with batteries.
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June 6, 2016
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Hello, my name is Leah with KOHLER Customer Service. I am happy to assist you with your faucet question.
I apologize you were unable to find the information you were looking for. I apologize, there is not an option for the Sensate faucet to be installed without an independent outlet.
Please work with your local Home Depot for pricing and availability on this product.
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Hello, my name is Leah with KOHLER Customer Service. I am happy to assist you with your faucet question.
I apologize you were unable to find the information you were looking for. I apologize, there is not an option for the Sensate faucet to be installed without an independent outlet.
Please work with your local Home Depot for pricing and availability on this product.
Thank you for choosing the Bold Look of KOHLER.
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replacement part wait time

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What is the wait time to get a warranty replacement part ?
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May 31, 2016
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Hello, my name is Brenda with Kohler Customer Service. I am happy to assist you with your warranty question.
Our Customer Care Center would be happy to assist any warranty issues. Lead times vary for different parts.
For assistance with ordering replacement parts, please contact our Customer Care Center at 1-800-4KOHLER (1-800-456-4537).
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 23 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Kitchen Art I've wanted a touchless faucet for a few years now but kept telling myself I would get one when we upgraded to granite. Although that has yet to happen, I jumped at the chance to try out this Kohler Sensate faucet. I was delighted to receive the vibrant stainless as an upgrade from the polished chrome. It's an additional purchase but Kohler even included the 3-hole escutcheon kit which I needed since I have a top mount sink with three holes for the faucet. While unpacking the faucet it's obvious that it is top quality and very well constructed. Installation was pretty easy but I took my time. The installation manual is clear, but I propped up my wife's iPad and used the install video on the Kohler website instead. A switched outlet for our garbage disposal was the only power available under the sink but I found a solution. I replaced the single outlet with a duplex outlet, then used a sink top switch made by InSinkErator. The old switch for our disposal is still there, we just leave it on all the time which allows for constant power for the faucet. The disposal is now activated by a button/switch next to the faucet. I only mention all of this because this might be a solution for others. The only issue I had was finding a clear path for the hose and attached weight, but that was just a matter for moving hoses around. So far the faucet has worked flawlessly. There is no noticeable delay when it turns on and off. It turned off automatically when I left if running to get my trash out before the trash truck drove by. Not that it will be used often but it is a nice feature. Aside from how well it works, this faucet is simply beautiful. It has a minimalist design yet has a bold presence in our kitchen. At night the LED light near the handle kind of showcases the faucet like a piece of art. It may be a little expensive but this is one of the best upgrades you can do to your kitchen. May 13, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by The Boldest Look of Kohler, ever! I firmly believe that this is my last kitchen faucet. What else can I expect from a Kitchen faucet? I have everything I can think of; nice, elegant, , high arc, solid, sturdy and electronic No Touch control - On and OFF set up and yes, bold and beautiful. I do not think that anybody can ask for anything else. This is the Boldest Look of Koehler I have ever seen! I was so much excited when I finished the set up; Kohler did a very good job to win the heart of the people who work in the kitchen. It is very easy to set it up, less than an hour for the first timer. Nowadays technology is getting so much better, and therefore it is very easy for the Do It Yourselfer to do their project very fast and have very satisfactory result. This Kohler Kitchen faucet is a very good example; easy fittings , minimal tools, all parts needed are included with a good instruction manual. When working at the kitchen, I always had a bad feeling when I used to touch the faucet valve to turn it off with my dirty hand; not any more, with Kohler's advanced technology, their new Sensate's intuitive Response technology makes it smooth and breezy: no touch SENSATE! It is very pleasing when using the DockNetik, KOHLER's new docking system, which secures the pull-down stream and spray head to the spout using magnetic force. The spray is very powerful and looks very different from all other kitchen sprayers; it really does have a bolder Look! There is no need to buy batteries for the electronic control unit. It is powered by a 12 volt DC power adaptor with only 0.5 amps of current. You do not have to worry about getting shock with AC current. In the event of power failure, there is a manual over-ride; turn it ON , and the it will work like a regular faucet. I am pretty sure it is going to enjoy it for a long time to come. The Lifetime Limited Warranty also gives me peace of mind. Please see my pictures with views left and right and also from under, which shows the sensor. i have also added a video which shows my Kohler's boldest performance in action. April 29, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent but you can't get VERY HOT water from this faucet Great features on an easy to use faucet. Fantastic that it works manually with or without electricity. But evidently has a serious design flaw if you want to use VERY HOT water for any kitchen task. Our Sensate can produce warm to hot water but never produces water as hot as that comes out of our five other faucets elsewhere in the house. So it's not our hot water heater setting. We also checked to make sure the input valves are open all the way to the Sensate. On email contact with Kohler, they replied that there is no way available to adjust the temperature flow. So guess it''s designed to prevent scalding but offers no way to override the setting when there are only responsible adults using the faucet who want very hot water. April 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by AMAZING Faucet! Expensive but worth it if you want a touchless faucet. The ability to control the flow and water temp with the handle is priceless as compared to the Moen with preset temp and flow. Plus the flow from the faucet in standard mode (not using touchless sensor) is the same as with a normal faucet (Moen has very low flow when not using the sensor). Easy installation, good instructions and it looks amazing. Finish is perfect, touchless sensor is not too sensitive (no false starts) and having the single sensor under the neck is great and intuitive. I did a lot of research before I talked my wife and myself into this more expensive faucet; but this was definitely the right choice! February 25, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Awesome faucet We have had this faucet for over 1 year in our kitchen remodel. Has worked flawlessly and the touchless feature is well worth the money. We absolutely love it and highly recommend it. March 23, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Kohler Sensate AC-powered Touchless Kitchen Faucet in VS with DocNetik Love it works great! The only thing the sensor is sensitive with steam. March 24, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This kitchen faucet is awesome We didn't have any AC-power under our sink so we had this faucet professionally installed. The plumber said it took him about two hours total including the electric work. And he also said it was very straight forward with no problems at all. We upgraded to the stainless to match our fridge, sink, range hood and dishwasher. It works flawlessly. Kohler has hit a home run with this faucet I am more then impressed with the touchless system. My wife is a great cook and turns the water off and on during food preparation a million times but now she can do it hands free. I've never seen a faucet so well made and so attractive. The pull down sprayer has a magnet so it clicks back in place when inserted back into the base. Now if I can just stop playing with it life will go back to normal. But I guess if you have a faucet like this will we ever be normal again? May 9, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Way better than the old touch faucets Installed in our new kitchen. Plumber installed it with no problems. Nice that it runs on AC, which plugged into a outlet under the sink. Works great. Once you know where the beam is it is very easy to turn on and off with no accidental on/offs. The concentrated spray feature is great and gives extra force when rinsing pans. Overall, well designed. December 29, 2015
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