Leland®

Single Handle Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet with Touch2O® and ShieldSpray® Technologies

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9178T-RB-DST is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 104.
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  • 1 or 3-hole installation (optional deck plate included)
  • Featuring Delta Touch2O Technology: touch it on, touch it off
  • ShieldSpray Technology powers off the mess without making a mess
Finish: Venetian Bronze
List Price*: $658.10
Base Parts
9178T-RB-DST
List Price*: $658.10
Configurable Parts
Touch it on. Touch it off. Whether you have two full hands or 10 messy fingers, Delta® Touch2O® Technology helps keep your faucet clean, even when your hands aren’t. A simple touch anywhere on the spout or handle with your wrist or forearm activates the flow of water at the temperature where your handle is set. The Delta TempSense™ LED light changes color to alert you to the water’s temperature and eliminate any possible surprises or discomfort. Delta® MagnaTite® Docking uses a powerful integrated magnet to pull your faucet spray wand precisely into place and hold it there so it stays docked when not in use. Delta® ShieldSpray® Technology cleans with laser-like precision while containing mess and splatter. A concentrated jet powers away stubborn messes while an innovative shield of water contains splatter and clears off the mess, so you can spend less time soaking, scrubbing and shirt swapping. Delta® faucets with DIAMOND™ Seal Technology perform like new for life with a patented design which reduces leak points, is less hassle to install and lasts twice as long as the industry standard*. Kitchen faucets with Touch-Clean® Spray Holes allow you to easily wipe away calcium and lime build-up with the touch of a finger. You can install with confidence, knowing that Delta faucets are backed by our Lifetime Limited Warranty. Electronic parts are backed by our 5-year electronic parts warranty. *Industry standard is based on ASME A112.18.1 of 500,000 cycles.
  • With Touch2O® Technology a simple touch anywhere on the spout or handle will start and stop the flow of water
  • Helps keep your faucet cleaner, because washing the mess off your hands shouldn’t involve making a mess of your faucet
  • LED light signals blue when touch mode is active and flash red when batteries are running low
  • Automatic water flow shut-off after four minutes helps conserve water
  • Integrated TempSense LED light shows water temperature, changing from blue to magenta to red as temperature increases
  • Battery operated (6 AA included) for up to 2 year battery life or 6 C (not included) for up to 5 year battery life
  • Intuitive Touch2O® Technology can sense the difference between a touch and a grab, reducing the chances of activation
  • Optional A/C adapter EP73954 may be ordered separately
  • MagnaTite® Docking uses a powerful integrated magnet to snap your faucet spray wand precisely into place and hold it there so it stays docked when not in use and doesn’t droop over time
  • ShieldSpray® Technology powers off the mess without making a mess
  • Concentrated stream cuts through messes and innovative water shield reduces splatter
  • Soft, rubber Touch-Clean® spray holes allow you to easily wipe away calcium and lime build-up with the touch of a finger
  • DIAMOND Seal Technology is less hassle to install and helps your faucet perform like new for life, reducing leak points and lasting twice as long as the industry standard
  • Everything you need is together in one convenient box, including integrated InnoFlex® PEX supply lines
  • 1 or 3-hole 8" installation
  • Optional escutcheon included for use with additional mounting configurations and a cohesive look
  • ADA Compliant
  • High-arc pull-down swivels 360degrees

Installation Information


1 or 3-hole 8" installation


  • Escutcheon: Optional Escutcheon Included
  • Flow Rate: 1.80 gpm @ 60 psi, 6.8 L/min @ 414 kPa
  • Fittings Type: 3/8" compression fittings
  • Supply Lines: Innoflex
  • Valve Type: Euromotion DIAMOND Valve
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features Just installed this last week but I'm delighted with it. Love the dish spray feature and being able to pull the sprayer into the sink.
Date published: 2019-05-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not What Was Expected We bought this faucet a month ago and unfortunately the shield spray feature that we paid about $100.00 extra for is simply not what is advertised or promoted. First, the water pressure with the entire faucet is much weaker than our previous faucet which makes it hard to wash food away. Because of that, the shield spray feature doesn't actually provide additional assistance to actually wash food away. Additionally, the 'shield' on the shield spray doesn't form a large circle as advertised. It may be a defect in our faucet but it still causes spraying.
Date published: 2019-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding Products and fantastic customer servic I bought a faucet about 6 or 7 weeks ago and got busy and couldn't get it put in right away so I didn't know how good or bad the product was going to be at time of installation. This is a great product and works beyond my expectations. I did have a issue with a solenoid and Delta sent a replacement out without question. Unbelievable customer service, I identify the problem and have the replacement parts here within days.
Date published: 2019-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great faucet It does and is everything the positive reviews say it it. After over a week of looking at best pull down faucets of which this Leland touch delta top all the list and the spot free stainless is great install we very well
Date published: 2019-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this faucet Thoughtful back in February and we love it. The touch feature is awesome. No need to get the handles dirty when you have something on your hands.
Date published: 2019-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent!! Love it!! I love the touch feature. Works great, no problem, Easy to Use, High Quality, Easy to Install.
Date published: 2019-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love the features great for the chef in the family
Date published: 2019-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the way it looks ! Love the way it works! Looks and Works flawlessly
Date published: 2019-01-27
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Most single handle kitchen faucets have the handle on the right.  Are there any Delta kitchen faucets that come with a handle on the left

Asked by: kmel
Hello Kmel, Thank you for your question. We recommend installing the side mounted handled faucets with the handle on the right. You may install it with the handle on the front or left side, but the temperature adjustment will be opposite of the standard operation for single handle faucets. You can compensate for this by swapping the hot and cold supply lines under the sink. However, the red/blue button will no longer indicate the correct temperature. Best regards, Tanya
Answered by: Tanya
Date published: 2018-05-02

My faucet has a low water flow. How do I increase the pressure?

Asked by: Ken
Hi, Ken! Thank you for your question. The faucet gives a 1.8 gpm. If you are getting less than a 1.8 gpm flow rate, we recommend to flush the line to make sure no debris is clogging the sprayer. You can also soak the sprayer in a solution of 50% white vinegar and 50% water mixture for an hour to clean. If you need any assistance with this, please call our Delta customer Service line at (800)345-3358. We are available Monday-Friday, 7am-7pm CST and Saturday, 8am-5pm, CST. Best Regards, Rosanna
Answered by: Rosanna
Date published: 2017-10-13

Will the faucet still work if the owner goes out?? We have ours hard-wired and don’t use the battery pack. 

Asked by: Spud
Hello Jill, Thank you for your question. The Delta Leland Touch2O Kitchen 9178T-SP-DST faucet is designed to only activate when touched. We recommend to turn the handle to the off position if leaving on vacation or for an extended period of time, but you can leave it on/open for day-to-day use. Best regards, Tanya
Answered by: Delta Faucet
Date published: 2018-08-15

The touch on works with battery but it won't work with A.C. power supply. Why?

Asked by: Spectrum
Hello Spectrum, Thank you for your question. We actually recommend you leave the batteries in the battery box while using the AC power adapter. It is recommended to keep it plug up due to the fact, if there is not enough power it will not work. Best regards, Tanya
Answered by: Tanya
Date published: 2018-03-24

How tall is the installed unit?

Asked by: Joy
From counter top to the top of the arch in the faucet is 15"
Answered by: Esteve
Date published: 2017-01-14

We recently installed this faucet in a condominium. When the neighbors use their cold faucets, hot water crosses through our clients 9178T-SP-DST and hot water comes out the neighbors faucets.

Asked by: Bellevue Plumbing
Thank you for your question, Bellevue Plumbing! That is correct and this issue, also known as cross flow, will happen if the RP53468 Check Valves are not installed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and please feel free to contact us directly if you need further assistance. https://media.deltafaucet.com/PartsDiagram/DPD-K-9178T-DST%20Rev%20D.pdf Best regards, Edward
Answered by: Delta Faucet
Date published: 2019-03-31

I have 15 1/4" from my counter to a a shelf above my sink. Is there a pipe attached to the faucet making it impossible to fit the faucet in the counter opening?

Asked by: Cove
Hi, Cove! Thank you for your question. The 9178T-SP-DST faucet does have a spout shank and PEX lines that do have to be installed above the sink so the lines and spout shank can fit through the hole of the sink. Here are the manual instructions for this unit: https://media.deltafaucet.com/MandI/92834%20Rev%20E.pdf Best Regards, Rosanna
Answered by: DeltaFaucet11
Date published: 2018-03-13

Is this faucet made in the USA? Delta Leland 9178-AR-DST

Asked by: Jeff
Hi, Jeff! Thank you for your question. We manufacture Delta faucets in our plant facilities in Greensburg, Indiana; Jackson, Tennessee; London, Ontario, CA (and Panyu, China). As a global manufacturer, we also source and assemble a number of parts around the world. No matter where in the world our products are sourced, manufactured or assembled, they are built to Delta Faucet Company’s exacting specifications and are quality tested to ensure long-lasting performance. The location information on the back of the box will tell you where your specific faucet model was made. Best Regards, Rosanna
Answered by: Delta Faucet
Date published: 2018-07-11
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