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Vado i-Tech Zoo Infrared Mono Basin Mixer Tap

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What's great about it?

  • High tech infrared basin tap
  • Motion sensor turns your tap on
  • Can be operated via mains power or AA batteries
  • Chrome plated finish
  • 5 year guarantee

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Vado i-Tech Zoo Deck Mounted Infra-Red Mono Basin Mixer - Mains Or Battery Operated

Cleanly curved with 90-degree angles, the i-Tech Zoo suits modern interiors or classically styled environments with a universally neutral, chrome finish that's coated over a seamless body and spout. The infra-red sensor activates water via movement, and will only turn on once your hands are underneath the spout. For economic purposes the sensor will automatically switch off, this ensures water isn't wasted, making this tap a practical option for public environments, hotels and family homes. Fitted with a spout aerator water will appear visually sensual and be soft upon hand impact.

Add on Vado's Protherm inline thermostatic valve (see essential extras) to blend a hot and cold feed through the tap to give you a warm stream of water. A ceramic disc cartridge is also provided within to ensure there are no leaks, for a drip-free tap and a peaceful sink. But performance can be improved even further by adding Vado's H2Eco flow regulator, which enhances the excellent water saving potential of the Vado's i-Tech range.

The H2Eco regulator works by restricting the flow of water to your tap which then helps to save water in the long-run, without compromising on performance! A practical option that you can choose to have fitted with your i-Tech tap. Equipped with Vado's 5 year guarantee, you can have confidence in the i-Tech Zoo for years to come.

• Chrome finish
• Spout aerator
• Ceramic disc cartridge
• Infra-red trigger sensor
• Can be operated using mains power or AA batteries
• H2Eco flow regulator (optional extra)
• 1.0 Bar minimum water pressure required
• 5 year guarantee

Height: 205mm
Width: 57mm
Projection: 120mm
Product Code IR-100/ZOO-C/P
Global Trade Item Number 5052120110379
Type Basin Mixer Taps, Infrared Taps
Brand Vado
Promotions Sale
Brand Range Vado i-Tech
Minimum Water PressureMore information 1
Finish Chrome
Material Brass
Shape Round
Style Modern
Tap Holes Mono
Spout TypeMore information L-Shaped Spout, Fixed Spout
Mounting Type Deck Mounted
Cartridge TypeMore information Ceramic Disc
Popular Features Eco Smart, Infrared Controlled, Ceramic Disc Technology
Width (mm) 57
Height (mm) 205
Projection (mm) 120
Flow Rate at 3 Bar (l/min) 13
GuaranteeMore information 5 Years

Your water pressure depends on your home's water system. It’s important to consider water pressure when buying a new tap or shower. Buying a product with a minimum water pressure that’s too high for your home will result in poor performance.

- With a combi boiler you can usually expect between 1 and 2 bar

- With a gravity system (cold water tank in attic) you may have as little as 0.1 or 0.2 bar upstairs, and perhaps 0.5 bar downstairs

- With a high pressure unvented system (hot water cylinder, no cold water tank) you will generally have between 1 and 3 bar

You can install an item with a low minimum pressure rating on a high pressure system, but avoid installing an item with a high minimum rating on a low pressure system! Read our guide to water pressure to learn more.

Tap spouts are available in a variety of different styles which have an effect on both the look and function of your tap. Different spout types will have different heights and projections, so it’s important to choose one which will complement your basin or bath.

Taps use either a ceramic disc cartridge or a rubber compression washer to control flow. Rubber washers will naturally wear down with use, and the tap handle will require more and more rotations to turn on or off. On the plus side, it's very easy to replace a rubber washer and they're available everywhere.

Ceramic disc cartridges need only a 90-degree rotation to fully open or close, and the 2 ceramic plates are incredibly hard-wearing and resilient. They're more expensive to make, but they allow for a huge range of designs, easy operation and simple maintenance if needed.

Whilst it is rare for a ceramic cartridge to need replacing, you may very occasionally need to remove and rinse the cartridge if grit or debris within the water system is preventing the 2 plates from closing properly. Much like replacing a rubber washer, this is a quick and easy job, and will ensure many years of use.


Please note that these guarantees are provided by the manufacturer, and will be subject to individual terms and conditions, for example avoiding abrasive bleach-based cleaning products.

If you need further info about a specific manufacturer's guarantee, please contact our team.

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