Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.
Sensory washbasin mixers are not only 21st century know-how. Such plumbing increases the level of hygiene, since a person does not need to take a tap to supply water or cut off the pressure. In the case of mechanical valves with a “wing” or a lever, the user touches the actuator with dirty hands, transferring bacteria and germs to it. After washing his hands, the person cuts off the flow by holding the already dirty tap with clean hands.
Of course, you can adapt and do it with your elbow on the lever device, but it is much more aesthetically pleasing and more convenient to put a touch mixer. The water supply will be carried out when the user puts his hands in the sensor's range. The newfangled device can be installed in an apartment or house, but this is especially true for public places, cafes, offices and administrative buildings. Let's see which sensor faucets for the sink are the most popular in terms of features and reviews.
- Rating of the best touch-sensitive basin faucets
- Grohe Eurosmart Cosmopolitan E 36327001 Touch Chrome
- Hansgrohe Focus 31174000 touch chrome
- Grohe Bau Cosmopolitan E 36451000
- Oras Electra 6151F touch chrome
- Lemark Project LM4655CE touch with thermostat chrome
- IDDIS 020SBSNi86 touch chrome
- KAISER Sensor 38111 with thermostat chrome
- Frap F511-1 (chrome) touch with thermostat chrome
- Lemark Project LM4653СE touch chrome
- Raiber Sensor RHL6505N Touch Chrome
Rating of the best touch-sensitive basin faucets
In the case of using the mixer on a sink, a throughput of up to 6 liters per minute is required, which will be enough for washing hands, washing your face or washing small items (for example toys). When compiling TOP-10 mixers with contactless action, we took into account: the quality of the body material, protective functions, ease of installation, design and additional features. Customer reviews also helped to highlight the pros and cons of the product in operation.
|Nomination||a place||Name of product||price|
|Rating of the best touch-sensitive basin faucets||1||Grohe Eurosmart Cosmopolitan E 36327001 Touch Chrome||RUB 14,950|
|2||Hansgrohe Focus 31174000 touch chrome||RUB 37,170|
|3||Grohe Bau Cosmopolitan E 36451000||12 540 rub.|
|4||Oras Electra 6151F touch chrome||RUB 22,570|
|5||Lemark Project LM4655CE touch with thermostat chrome||RUB 13,010|
|6||IDDIS 020SBSNi86 touch chrome||RUB 8 618|
|7||KAISER Sensor 38111 with thermostat chrome||RUB 8,710|
|8||Frap F511-1 (chrome) touch with thermostat chrome||RUB 7,610|
|9||Lemark Project LM4653СE touch chrome||RUB 9,430|
|10||Raiber Sensor RHL6505N Touch Chrome||RUB 7 859|
Grohe Eurosmart Cosmopolitan E 36327001 Touch Chrome
In the first place is the basin mixer from the Grohe brand. It is made of high quality brass and decorated with chrome plating, so it shines like a mirror. The body has an L-shaped spout. The touch scanner is an infrared sensor located at the base. By raising his hands, a person enters the sensor's range of action and the water starts up. Feedback shows that the touch controls are instantaneous and don't have to wait. On the right, there is a switch for adjusting the water temperature. Optionally, it is possible to control it via the remote control for setting modes, but this device is purchased separately.
We found the sensor faucet to be the best in terms of ease of installation in the sink. To do this, you need to insert the structure into the hole and twist the fixing screw to expand the case. You don't need to go under the sink for these steps. This sensor faucet also does not need a 220 V power supply, since it operates on a battery. It will have to be changed about once every 7 years, when turned on up to 150 cycles per day.
- the touch sensor responds instantly;
- there is a check valve in the liner;
- multistage battery charge indicator;
- 5 years warranty.
- high price;
- remote control is purchased separately;
- spout does not rotate.
Hansgrohe Focus 31174000 touch chrome
In second place is the faucet from the “sister” brand Hansgrohe, which produces luxury sanitary ware. The washbasin model is L-shaped with a comfortable spout height of 130 mm, which is suitable for large hands. The touch sensor accurately responds to proximity. The user can set the range in two positions and set the limitation of the water temperature. The maximum flow rate per minute is 5 liters. Such a valve can be installed in systems with flow heaters. Users in the reviews are happy that this mixer is allowed to manually turn off the water supply in order to clean the sink and calmly apply a foam of detergent to it.
We considered this sensor type mixer to be the best in terms of anti-vandal characteristics. It does not have any external regulators and even the aerator is made in a reinforced casing that cannot be unscrewed with improvised means. All adjustments are made remotely. This is the best option for installation on sinks in public places where there is a high traffic of visitors (toilets of bars, cafes, restaurants).
- you can turn off the feed for cleaning the sink;
- compatible with instantaneous water heaters;
- there is a backflow protection;
- built-in filter.
- high price;
- 220 V line is required for connection.
Grohe Bau Cosmopolitan E 36451000
The Grohe basin mixer has a height of 103 mm and is made of brass. Outside, the material is covered with chrome plating and endowed with a matte texture. The regulator for mixing hot and cold flow is mechanical here and is located on the right. The water consumption per minute is 5.7 liters, but the pressure is not regulated by anything. For normal operation of the valve, a pressure of 1 bar is sufficient. In the reviews, buyers praise the complete set of goods and a long service life. The manufacturer has taken care of protection against water admixture, so the DHW pipe has a check valve. The owners note the absence of false alarms of the sensor system and the ability to save water, since when you move your hands a little to the side, the mixer turns off immediately.
The sensor model is optimal for shallow sinks, since water is supplied from the mixer not from above, but at an angle of 38º. This does not require placing your hands directly under the spout – just keeping them close.
- one hole for mounting;
- operates at a pressure of 1 bar;
- abrasion resistant coating;
- the set includes mesh filters.
- traces of dried spray are visible;
- very light body, which indicates thin walls;
- the pressure force is not regulated.
Oras Electra 6151F touch chrome
And here is the touchscreen model for the sink from Oras. The spout is equipped with two windows for supplying infrared rays and a regulator for stepless temperature adjustment. The mixer is supplied with preinstalled programs and does not need to be adjusted on site. By default, the pressure is supplied for a maximum of 2 minutes. If the user removes his hands, the touch sensor will work and the mixer will turn off the flow after 2 seconds. In the set, the manufacturer supplies two flexible hoses for connection, a check valve and a dirt filter. In the reviews, the owners are pleased that the aerator is protected from limescale. For this, Honeycomb technology is used.
The mixer for installation in the sink is notable for the presence of a special Impulse-Controlled valve, which sends impulse signals, rather than constant ones like in other models. This contributes to even greater energy savings, so you can forget about changing the battery altogether.
- there are mud filters;
- the set already has flexible tubes for connection;
- the check valve protects from admixture;
- the aerator collects less plaque on itself.
- no setting of the thrust force;
- do not use hot liquid over 70 ° С;
- temperature limiter declared as an option.
Lemark Project LM4655CE touch with thermostat chrome
The touchless mixer is made of brass by injection molding and coated with a chrome plating with a smooth texture. A faucet with a touch sensor powered by 4 AA batteries, located in a separate unit under the sink, works. The L-shaped design has a height of 128 mm, comfortable for large hands and small shells. The liquid temperature is controlled through a built-in unit. Reviews show that a flexible eyeliner, 45 cm long, turns out to be very useful when connected, since it allows you to install the mixer and the sink at the desired height, depending on the user's height.
The sink faucet is notable for an instant response of 0.8 s, as soon as a person puts his hands in the range of the sensor emitter. The manufacturer also provides a 4-year warranty on the mixer. The third advantage of the product is the possibility of free service for 10 years, which is directly indicated on the official website and in the instruction manual. The company itself will replace the rubber bands and clean the mesh in order to maintain the throughput of the mixer and the tightness of the system.
- made of brass;
- aerator with anti-vandal design;
- complete with flexible eyeliner 45 cm;
- spout height 128 mm.
- gets dirty quickly from splashes;
- often (about every 6-8 months) you have to change AA batteries 4 pcs, if you use it 200 times a day.
IDDIS 020SBSNi86 touch chrome
This faucet is designed for installation in a washbasin through a 35 mm diameter hole. For connection there are two flexible rubber hoses in a metal sheath. The touch faucet is made in the “Modern” style and is distinguished by a thin rectangular spout, L-shaped.
This mixer stands out with several advantages at once, for which it is recognized as the best. He has a spout height from the point of liquid outlet to the plane of the surface of the sink is 143 mm. Considering the 15º nozzle position, this is very convenient for users with large hands. A person does not have to touch the walls of the sink while washing their hands. Another feature of the sensory product is the guarantee for crane trailers and shut-off valves for 5 years, and the warranty for the metal spout itself extends for 10 years. Metal and coating are covered under warranty protection, so you can be sure that the mixer will remain beautiful despite the constant contact of the body with moisture.
- stylish design;
- brass casting;
- no false positives;
- optimal factory settings.
- the aerator here is silicone;
- there is no pressure adjustment;
- the temperature cannot be changed quickly.
KAISER Sensor 38111 with thermostat chrome
An interesting variant of the sensor mixer for washbasins is offered by the Kaiser brand. Model 38111 is cast in chrome plated brass and has a liquid outlet height of 94 mm. The touch valve is covered with opaque glass and is isolated from the ingress of drops. The mixer is powered by AA batteries. There are no controls outside, and all settings are made on the unit under the sink. The kit already has everything you need for installation.
The mixer is recognized by experts as the best in terms of the strength of the installation to the sink. Although the connection is made through a standard 35 mm hole, the faucet itself is endowed with an additional metal platform that acts as a support and prevents drops from entering under the sink. In public places, this design is more resistant to vandalism. I also like the touch tap in reviews for its semicircular spout, which gives the design more elegance.
- helps to save water resources consumption;
- removable aerator for easy cleaning;
- own thermostat for temperature setting;
- there is a filter at the entrance;
- metal brass body.
- the surface is gradually covered with scratches;
- spout height only 94 mm;
- in public places, intruders can steal the aerator.
Frap F511-1 (chrome) touch with thermostat chrome
The model from Frap continues the review of the best sensor faucets. One of the advantages of this mixer is the built-in thermostat. The device maintains a constant water temperature, despite fluctuations in pressure and temperature both in the cold main and in the hot water supply. This allows you to enjoy a stable warm flow, and not scald your hands in summer or endure too cool a jet in winter. The mixer needs a pressure of 0.5-0.7 MPa for operation. But the temperature of the liquid should not exceed 45 degrees. The touch scanner works at a distance of 25-30 cm.
The feature of the product is the presence of double power supply. The mixer on the sink is connected to a 220 V network and functions from it. In the event of a power outage, a backup power supply unit with four batteries is provided. The device will operate on 2W. Users can always wash their hands (even when the lights are turned off for the whole day), and replacement of batteries is not required during the entire service life.
- built-in thermostat;
- easy installation to the sink;
- vandal-proof performance;
- double food.
- short spout length – the user has to touch the sink;
- a flow temperature over 45 ° C is not desirable.
Lemark Project LM4653СE touch chrome
The touchless tap with touch technology from Lemark is designed in a minimalist style and does not have any external controls – everything is hidden under the sink. The mixer is powered by 4 AA batteries. Judging by the reviews, buyers are pleased with the clear response of the sensor at a speed of 0.8 s and high-quality braided hoses, the length of which is 50 cm.
The product was included in the review of the best for its original design. The mixer has an I-shaped body, placed at an angle of 45º. The crane is attached to a horizontal surface and looks very creative. The mixing valve and temperature regulator are located under the sink. The sensor module is placed above the aerator so that the jet does not cover a person's hands. If you want your establishment to stand out in everything, pay attention to this non-trivial solution.
- vandal-proof design of the aerator;
- made of brass;
- long flexible eyeliner 50 cm;
- triggering of the sensor module in 0.8 s.
- the height of the aerator above the surface of the sink is 96 mm;
- the sensor does not always work if you bring your hands to the side.
Raiber Sensor RHL6505N Touch Chrome
The 126 mm spout rounds off the top taps. It is designed for installation in sinks with a surface thickness of up to 30 mm. The connection to the water supply is carried out through 1/2 fittings, which are more common in high-rise buildings in Russia, compared to сравнению inches. The mixer body is cast from high quality brass and is resistant to damage. The sensor valve is powered by a battery-powered control unit, but the latter will have to be purchased separately. In customer reviews, customers love the sleek lines of the spout and the durable chrome finish.
The mixer has a special system that prevents lime deposits on the inner channel. This will help maintain throughput despite years of operation. Also, the “nose” of the crane will always remain clean and will not overgrow with white bloom.
- easy connection through 1/2 inch thread;
- made of high quality brass;
- 5 years warranty.
- traces of splashes are strongly visible;
- slippery hidden jet temperature adjustment wheel (located under the sink);
- sold without batteries.
Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.