Best Automatic Foam Soap Dispenser
Amazon Smart Soap Dispenser, automatic 12-oz dispenser with 20-second timer, Works with Alexa
I ordered Best Automatic Foam Soap Dispenser the newest member of the Amazon family not so much for the connectivity it offers to Echo devices but because I like the idea of the 20-second timer for my kids (and me, who am I kidding) and for the automated variable soap dispensing option this offers. Further, I love that it is rechargeable and that a charge can go for a few months. I wish Amazon had opted for charging via USBC instead of micro, but it isn’t a dealbreaker. I cannot speak to the longevity of the battery at this point, but the rest is great.
The variable soap dispenser feature takes a few tries to get right, but it works. The further out you place your hand, the more soap you get. I find that the closest squirt is more than enough for most jobs, though, so I recommend placing your hand close. The timer is handled via white LED’S that round around the top of the device. Easy to see and well done. If you happen to keep an Alexa device nearby, you can easily program music to play, a joke, news, etc. to automatically fire up when you engage the dispenser. This isn’t a feature we will bother with, but I recommend trying it if it sounds good to you.
I could see this being a very cool feature for a house with smaller kids. All of this can be handled and easily managed through the Alexa app which will manage this soap dispenser for you. For me, though, Amazon has done enough with this well-made dispenser to justify the price without all of that. Filling up the dispenser is simple and not messy. Speaking of, I highly recommend the Mrs. Meyer’s soap refills for this. $9 gets you about three fills which should last a very long time. $55 isn’t inexpensive, but it is price competitive and offers a lot. Recommend.Promised Review Hjeff