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1/2 HP Badger 5 Continuous Feed Garbage Disposal

  • Replacement is easy with the Quick Lock sink mount
  • 1/2 HP Dura-Drive heavy duty induction motor
  • Galvanized steel construction for dependability
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Product Overview

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InSinkErator Standard Series

With several models to choose from, there is a Standard Series disposal to fit your basic disposal needs.

Assembled, Designed Invented in the USA

America’s #1 Disposal Brand

There are more InSinkErator garbage disposals in homes around the world than all other brands combined.

Diverting Food Waste Since 1938

Where is your food waste going?

95% of all food waste is incinerated or landfilled – over 80 billion pounds. InSinkErator disposals divert food waste from landfills.

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Long-lasting and dependable Dura-Drive induction motors have the most jam-busting torque based on the industry standard load testing.

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Unmatched Value

Standard Series Disposals meet your basic disposal needs and budget.

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Handles most food scraps

Standard Series disposals are designed to handle most kitchen food scraps in your home.

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Keeps Kitchens Clean

InSinkErator disposals eliminate household food waste effortlessly, leaving you with a cleaner and fresher kitchen.

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Long Lasting

Our Standard Series disposals feature galvanized steel grind components for lasting durability.

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1/3 – 1/2 Horsepower

Depending on the model, our Standard Series disposals feature 1/3 to 1/2 Horsepower motors.

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Dependable Grind

Standard Series disposals feature a single stage of grind that’s suitable for most household food scraps.

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Easy Swap Installation

Our Quick Lock mount system makes it fast and easy to switch out one InSinkErator garbage disposal for another.

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Standard Sound

All Standard Series disposals are engineered to deliver standard sound performance.

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Depending on the model, our Standard Series disposals feature 1-year to 3-year limited warranties.

The InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2 HP Continuous Feed Garbage Disposal features a quick-mounting system that allows for easy installation or replacement of most disposers. This garbage disposal also features a 1/2 HP motor that rapidly grinds food waste for easy rinsing down the drain. The garbage Disposal also features galvanized steel construction for durability.

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NameBadger 100 1/3 HP Continuous Feed Garbage Disposal1/2 HP Badger 5 Continuous Feed Garbage DisposalBadger 5XP 3/4 HP Continuous Feed DisposerEvolution Select Plus 3/4 HP Continuous Feed Garbage Disposal
Horsepower (hp)1/3 hp1/2 hp3/4 hp3/4 hp
Power Cord IncludedNoNoNoNo
Disposal FeedContinuous FeedContinuous FeedContinuous FeedContinuous Feed
Grinding Speed (RPM)1725172517251725
Grind chamber capacity (oz.)26262634.6
Product Height (in.)11.3811.512.6312.25
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Continuous Feed
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1/2 hp
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Disposer Only
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UL Listed
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3 year parts and in home service

Questions & Answers


i have this exact disposal already i need just to repale the machine can i use all the hardware that the exact same one is hooked up already too

Asked by love January 3, 2012

I'm almost sure the unit that I need is exactly the same one I want to replace. (Model No is 73225 and was installed in 2003)

does this item have a port to hook up a dishwasher discharge?

Asked by ghostman November 21, 2011

does this item have port for diswasher

Should it be connected in a line under the control of a GFCI for safety or that is not necessary ?

Asked by saib May 20, 2012

Yes, no, yes, no! Good God people. Yes, check Unified Building Code (US) and you can put a above counter switch actuated GFCI under sink or a GFCI plug above counter with the disposer connected as "load". You can hace one outlet of a standard duplex outlet under sink as a switched outlet and the other wired non switched (for a hot water dispenser say) if you remove the shunt tab between the outlets.

does this disposal have a reset button on it ?

Asked by daviebomber October 15, 2011

my badger died the other day or at least I thought it did. thought I would have to shell out some money to replace it but thanks to this page I realized there is a reset button, I pushed it and it came back to life. thanks all!

how to maintain badger 5

Asked by bruno22418 January 24, 2013

Yes, first make sure there is no yucky food stuck in there. My mother tried to put in chicken skin and it never ground up and just stuck to the side. So you can imagine.. But.. according to the documentation, you should grind some hard materials such as small bones, fruit pits, and ice. A scouring action is created by the particles inside the grind chamber. Grind peelings from citrus fruits to freshen up drain smells. Use a disposer cleaner, degreaser, or deodorizer as necessary to relieve objectionable odors caused by grease build-up. (BTW, never pour grease or fat in the disposer, or any of your drains.)

What comes in the box?

Asked by Andie December 6, 2011

For Badger 5 you will need the cord. Was surprised to find this missing from the new disposal, however was able to remove from previous model and rewire with a bit of effort.

My Badger 5 is leaking water. Other than replacement are there options? I suppose either way I need to uninstall it, so a new one might be easier?

Asked by Harry November 30, 2011

I have been in my house for 14 years so I have no idea how old it really is. My Badger 5 starting leaking so I sprayed just the hole with a Sealant. It stopped. Now later it's not working but the power is there. I tried to turn the center with the hex and accidentally I punched out the red button so I guess it's time to buy a new one. Also I called the 800# for help.

How long is the attached power cord?

Asked by Henry August 6, 2018

3 feet

I have a badger 1 \ 1/3 hp that is leaking at the very bottom of the unit it self / no leaks on the plumbing connections ...

Asked by George June 23, 2014

I just had the same problem develop with the Badger 1. My local Home Depot does not stock that model anymore, so I replaced it with a Badger 100 and had no problems doing so. I even use the sink mount and the power cord from the old unit, saving myself time and effort to install the new mount and the expense of a new cord.

I understand that the Badger Model #5 does not include a power cord. My old Badger Model # 500 has a perfectly good power cord, can I reuse that cord

Asked by Bern July 31, 2014

Yes. Make sure you connect the ground wire... water and electricity don't go well together.

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Customer Reviews

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Covina ca
Very nice and easy to install
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Just install it last month but I have the old one badger 5 for 11 years without any problem that why I decided to install exactly the same model on my new renovated kitchen
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makes life much easier
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took me some time to connect the pipe, but it is worth it, and I can throw away my green garbage bin
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palmetto, Fl
good product at good price
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This disposal installed quite easily, runs effectively and quietly. It fit into my standard 2 basin sink perfectly. Very happy with this disposal
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My InSinkErator Badger 500 1/2 hp garbage disposal only lasted for 10 month.
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I bought this Badger 500 1/2 hp online on September 29 2013 from Homedepot (HD), received it on Oct. 2 2013 and since then had stored it at home as an emergence replacement. When my last one suddenly failed on October 30 2019, I put on this one on October 31 2019. Today, it's Aug 23 2020, I suddenly saw a full bowl of water (in the photo [fig1], I already dumped the water from the bowl but you still can tell water leak from two screws [fig2,fig3]) under the sink and overflowed onto the plastic cloth under the bowl. Fortunately, I always put an open plastic container under the disposal for I am always prepared for the worse situation. So this one only lasted for 10 months. Because I bought it from HD in Oct 2013 but didn't install it until October 31 2019, so I even don't know how to go about claiming that three year warranty. Maybe this one is a lemon one? I put my review here to let people know the quality of Badger 500 1/2 hp. Very disappointed with InSinkErator Badger 500. I still have my original electronic order receipt. The email hidden from the public is my HD account name so you can find all my contact.
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Response from InSinkEratorAugust 25, 2020
Hi, I apologize for your experience with our product. The life of an InSinkErator® Disposer is entirely dependent upon service conditions and usage patterns, just as is expected with other small home appliances. Leak from the disposer can sometimes be caused by improper installation where the water could be leaking from a higher place like the mounting assembly. To determine where exactly the leak is coming from, please refer to this link: Our quality control team and top-notch engineers are always testing our products to make sure you get the very best quality. If we find a flaw, we fix it and stand behind it. Therefore, we warranty our products for any manufacturing quality issues. Details about our warranty policy can be found in your product's manual or our website here:
Pensacola, FL
No Plumber Needed-DIY All The Way
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I needed to replace my disposal, so I bought the same exact Insinkerator model. Didn't need to replace the mounting bracket, so it was a simple step-by-step replacement which took no more than 15 minutes. I had never installed one before. Couldn't have been easier. Couldn't have been a more satisfying project.
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Clermont, Florida
It was what the plumber had in his truck
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We had to replace our disposal. The plumber had this unit in his truck. That is what he used. But registering it was difficult. The serial number and model number were not on the box or anywhere accessible. They were under the sink on the back side. Fortunately I had a selfie stick and about a dozen pictures until I could see the numbers. This is hard for a senior citizen with arthritis.
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We had the Badger 5 at the home we bought 18 years ago so I don't know its exact age but we bough...
We had the Badger 5 at the home we bought 18 years ago so I don't know its exact age but we bought it again with cord attached.Seems to be good after 2 months use , hard to input on line for warranty registration. Product came faster for delivery than quoted, wish H.D. would stock this at least one out of 5 stores.
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Sugar Land, TX
Replacement of my old Badger
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I replaced my existing Badger that was at least 17 years old, but not more than 33 years old if installed by the builder. The existing unit developed a leak due to corrosion (see attached photo). Removal of the old unit and installation of the new unit was an urgent mater that was made difficult by the existing plumbing and wiring. At the time, I was not in the mood for replacing or rearranging all of the plumbing under the kitchen sink. Also, access to under the sink was not easy because of the double-door cabinet under the double-tub sink. I did not purchase the Badger 5 with a cord because I did not have a convenient electrical outlet under the sink. However, I would recommend the electrical cord option for any first-time installation or if doing a kitchen remodeling job. No surprise that the new Badger 5 performs noticeably better than the old unit.
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The garbage disposal was easy to install and works fantastically. I am a novice and I believe any...
The garbage disposal was easy to install and works fantastically. I am a novice and I believe anybody with the proper tools which the item came with can install.
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Renton, WA
easy to install
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bought this to replace my existing broken disposal. since it's a different brand, i had to cut the pipeline a little to accommodate the size of new disposal. but easy enough.
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