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Nine Stars DZT-50-13 Infrared Touchless Stainless Steel Trash Can – It could be better

A nice looking and convenient trash can- who knew. Opens widely, can be kept open (just hit the ‘open’ button and the lid remains open), very easy to change the bag, no odors, batteries are still going strong. There is an on/off button on the back. The lid does open up if you walk by the trash can. I totally love it and highly recommend it.

I just received these today. Wow, super fast delivery (two day delivery). These do use three (3) ‘c’ batteries each (i bought two bins, one for recycles and one for regular refuse) and so far they have worked perfectly. I will post feedback in the future in the event of any hiccups or glitches with the motion sensor or anything like that. Overall; fast delivery, aesthetically appealing, and smooth operation earns this one 5 stars.

I love the can itself; however, i wish it could be opened manually, as well. I have to turn mine off on occasion (because it is in a high-traffic area) and then when i want to use it i can’t use it for an occasional waste can by just pushing the button. I have to turn the switch back on. Otherwise, the trash can is awesome. Here are the specifications for the Nine Stars DZT-50-13 Infrared Touchless Stainless Steel Trash Can:

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  • STAINLESS STEEL/100%
  • Imported
  • Seals odor in and eliminates cross-contamination of germs with touch-free operation
  • Anti-fingerprint commercial grade stainless steel, best for kitchen, office, living room and bedroom
  • Energy saving technology keeps battery life 20% longer
  • Features a garbage bag ring to keeps the bag hidden from public view for a neat and clean appearance
  • Ships in Certified Frustration-Free Packaging

I really want to love this trashcan because it looks great, responds well to opening signals initially and is easy to change the bag. I waited to post until we had a little time to evaluate its performance, however. It has only been a few weeks to this point and i am no longer happy. It works initially and then it works off an on with no rhyme or reason. The previous reviews said to turn off the power to reset it, but that only works sometimes. When it quits it only opens partially and won’t get out of that cycle. Everyone also said about batteries going dead quickly, but i bought rechargeable batteries to circumvent that issue. Now i just have rechargeable batteries for no reason. We don’t have children or large dogs to complicate its use and it sits in a corner so it does not have random signals.

A nice looking and convenient trash can- who knew. Opens widely, can be kept open (just hit the ‘open’ button and the lid remains open), very easy to change the bag, no odors, batteries are still going strong. There is an on/off button on the back. The lid does open up if you walk by the trash can. I totally love it and highly recommend it.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • Great, looks nicer than similar units and works well.
  • It could be better
  • I Recommend this Lightweight Handsfree Trashcan

I love the can itself; however, i wish it could be opened manually, as well. I have to turn mine off on occasion (because it is in a high-traffic area) and then when i want to use it i can’t use it for an occasional waste can by just pushing the button. I have to turn the switch back on. Otherwise, the trash can is awesome.

Overall,we are pleased with this product. The only negative thing, is that the optical sensor is kind of sensitive, lid opens when walking too close by it. However, its no big deal for us.

Great, looks nicer than similar units and works well. . The trash can has a stainless steel lid and body. It is professional looking and does not have a cheap looking automation sensor, which is a problem with similar products. It is fast responding so when holding trash or even pointing a finger at the unit it opens immediately. The only con is that the lid doesn’t close as tightly as expected, but this is an issue with the weight balance of the lid that can be easily adjusted. A simple trick is to glue or secure a small weight like a silver dollar to the underside of the lid at the front, this adds just enough weight to close perfectly.

We had a big plastic garbage can that just had to go. We had a big plastic garbage can that just had to go, i had looked for a replacement a while back but the prices were crazyi found this and decided to give it a try and i have no complaints. The bags dont show, and the wireless sensor is great when you have dirty hands. Also if the lid runs out of batteries you can always open manually.

The trash can is visually appealing and keeps odors sealed well. It does keep the trash bag hidden under the lid, and it was one of the more affordable systems on amazon. However the touchless system is fickle. There are times when it works great, and opens immediately when it senses motion, and closes in a few seconds. Then other times, for no reason at all (it wasn’t being used and no one was near it), it simply will not work; the red light turns on, and you can hear the electric hum trying to reset the door so that it will open and close and sometimes this lasts a few seconds and the reset works, but then other times it’ll last an hour. Sometimes i just turn the whole system off for a day just to not waste battery and 85% of the time this resets the touchless system works again. In terms of battery: it uses 3 c batteries to power the system, i’ve had the batteries in for about 2 months so far and it’s not needing replacement yet. At the end of the day, i think if i had to re-purchase, i may have just opted for a simple stainless steel trash can without a touchless system.

I just received these today. Wow, super fast delivery (two day delivery). These do use three (3) ‘c’ batteries each (i bought two bins, one for recycles and one for regular refuse) and so far they have worked perfectly. I will post feedback in the future in the event of any hiccups or glitches with the motion sensor or anything like that. Overall; fast delivery, aesthetically appealing, and smooth operation earns this one 5 stars.

I received hits two days ago. It came packaged very well and in perfect condition. It has been working very well so far. It takes 3 c size batteries. The battery compartment door seems to secure well. Some reviews commented that the door came off and fell into the trash, but i don’t see how that would happen if it is closed properly. The sensor works fine and is not too sensitive, so it does not open randomly to nearby movement. When you want to lid to stay open, just press the open button (before it opens with the sensor) and it will stay open until you press the close button. The only thing i can be critical about so far is the ninestars logo across the rear part of the lid.

I really want to love this trashcan because it looks great, responds well to opening signals initially and is easy to change the bag. I waited to post until we had a little time to evaluate its performance, however. It has only been a few weeks to this point and i am no longer happy. It works initially and then it works off an on with no rhyme or reason. The previous reviews said to turn off the power to reset it, but that only works sometimes. When it quits it only opens partially and won’t get out of that cycle. Everyone also said about batteries going dead quickly, but i bought rechargeable batteries to circumvent that issue. Now i just have rechargeable batteries for no reason. We don’t have children or large dogs to complicate its use and it sits in a corner so it does not have random signals.

Great, looks nicer than similar units and works well. . The trash can has a stainless steel lid and body. It is professional looking and does not have a cheap looking automation sensor, which is a problem with similar products. It is fast responding so when holding trash or even pointing a finger at the unit it opens immediately. The only con is that the lid doesn’t close as tightly as expected, but this is an issue with the weight balance of the lid that can be easily adjusted. A simple trick is to glue or secure a small weight like a silver dollar to the underside of the lid at the front, this adds just enough weight to close perfectly.

We had a big plastic garbage can that just had to go. We had a big plastic garbage can that just had to go, i had looked for a replacement a while back but the prices were crazyi found this and decided to give it a try and i have no complaints. The bags dont show, and the wireless sensor is great when you have dirty hands. Also if the lid runs out of batteries you can always open manually.

I received hits two days ago. It came packaged very well and in perfect condition. It has been working very well so far. It takes 3 c size batteries. The battery compartment door seems to secure well. Some reviews commented that the door came off and fell into the trash, but i don’t see how that would happen if it is closed properly. The sensor works fine and is not too sensitive, so it does not open randomly to nearby movement. When you want to lid to stay open, just press the open button (before it opens with the sensor) and it will stay open until you press the close button. The only thing i can be critical about so far is the ninestars logo across the rear part of the lid.

Overall,we are pleased with this product. The only negative thing, is that the optical sensor is kind of sensitive, lid opens when walking too close by it. However, its no big deal for us.

The trash can is visually appealing and keeps odors sealed well. It does keep the trash bag hidden under the lid, and it was one of the more affordable systems on amazon. However the touchless system is fickle. There are times when it works great, and opens immediately when it senses motion, and closes in a few seconds. Then other times, for no reason at all (it wasn’t being used and no one was near it), it simply will not work; the red light turns on, and you can hear the electric hum trying to reset the door so that it will open and close and sometimes this lasts a few seconds and the reset works, but then other times it’ll last an hour. Sometimes i just turn the whole system off for a day just to not waste battery and 85% of the time this resets the touchless system works again. In terms of battery: it uses 3 c batteries to power the system, i’ve had the batteries in for about 2 months so far and it’s not needing replacement yet. At the end of the day, i think if i had to re-purchase, i may have just opted for a simple stainless steel trash can without a touchless system.

I recommend this lightweight handsfree trashcan. I ordered this trashcan after my old one stopped working after about 8 years. This newer version is sleeker, lighter and easier to keep clean. It arrived quickly but the first one i ordered had a scratched lid and where the batteries go had a cover that was crazy hard to remove. That hard plastic that just hurts your fingers to try to work with. I requested a new one and it was sent right away. Great customer service as always with amazon. I now have the second one and it works great. A wave of the hand, the lid opens, long enough to throw away your trash and then pretty quietly closes. I use the glad 13 gallon drawstring bags and they fit perfectly.

I recommend this lightweight handsfree trashcan. I ordered this trashcan after my old one stopped working after about 8 years. This newer version is sleeker, lighter and easier to keep clean. It arrived quickly but the first one i ordered had a scratched lid and where the batteries go had a cover that was crazy hard to remove. That hard plastic that just hurts your fingers to try to work with. I requested a new one and it was sent right away. Great customer service as always with amazon. I now have the second one and it works great. A wave of the hand, the lid opens, long enough to throw away your trash and then pretty quietly closes. I use the glad 13 gallon drawstring bags and they fit perfectly.