Miele HM 16-80 Operating instructions

Operating Instructions
Rotary Iron
HM 16-80
To prevent accidents
and machine damage
read these instructions
before
installation or use.
en - US
M.-Nr. 07 660 670
Contents
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Guide to the Rotary Iron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Moving and folding the appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Transport strut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Before using for the first time. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Preparing the work area . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Preparing the laundry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Testing the finger guard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Steam setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Filling the water reservoir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Emptying the water reservoir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Ironing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Turning on and off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Selecting the ironing temperature (operation without steam) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Selecting the ironing temperature (operation with steam). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Turning the steam setting ON and OFF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Selecting the roller speed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Ironing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Positioning the laundry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Removing the feed board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
After ironing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Power failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Ironing Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Towels, dishcloths, handkerchiefs, napkins, etc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Tablecloths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Sheets and bedspreads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Duvet covers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Pillowcases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Shirts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Smock-type aprons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Aprons with ties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Steam-pressing pants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Steam-pressing skirts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
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Contents
Cleaning and care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Cleaning the water reservoir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Ironing cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Frequently asked questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
After sales service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Electrical connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Help protect our environment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Technical and electrical safety
When using an electrical appliance,
basic precautions should always be
followed, including the following:
Read the operating instructions
carefully before using this appliance
for the first time. They contain
important information about the safe
operation and care of your
appliance.
To prevent personal injury or
damage to the rotary iron, it is
important that you read this booklet
carefully.
Keep the instructions in a safe place
for reference, and pass them on to
any future user.
Proper use
~ This rotary iron is only intended for
ironing fabrics washed in water. Check
the fabric care labels to be sure the
materials can be ironed.
~ Persons who lack physical, sensory
or mental abilities, or experience with
the appliance should not use it without
supervision or instruction by a
responsible person.
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~ Before setting up the rotary iron,
check for any visible damage.
Do not install or use a damaged
appliance.
~ A damaged appliance is dangerous.
Turn off the rotary iron, unplug from the
wall outlet and call Technical Service.
~ If the power cord is damaged it
must be replaced by a Miele authorized
service technician.
~ Before connecting the appliance,
ensure that the connection data on the
data plate (fusing, voltage and
frequency) match the household
electrical supply. If in doubt, consult an
electrician.
~ Do not modify the machine power
cord or plug.
~ All electrical work should be carried
out by a qualified electrician in
accordance with local and national
safety regulations.
~ To guarantee the electrical safety of
this appliance, continuity must exist
between the appliance and an effective
grounding system. It is imperative that
this basic safety requirement be met. If
there is any doubt, have the electrical
system of the house checked by a
qualified electrician.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
~ Do not use an extension cord to
connect this appliance to electricity.
Extension cords do not guarantee the
required safety of the appliance
(e.g. danger of overheating).
~ Repairs should only be performed
by a Miele authorized technician. Faulty
components should be replaced using
Miele original parts only. Only original
replacement parts guarantee the safety
of the appliance.
~ The appliance is completely isolated
from the electricity supply when:
– it is turned off at the wall switch and
unplugged, or
– the circuit breaker has been
"tripped".
Use
~ Be aware of loose fitting or hanging
clothing when using the rotary iron.
Items such as wide sleeves or apron
strings could be wound in the roller.
~ Remove all jewelry and tie back long
hair before ironing.
~ When the rotary iron is heated there
is a danger of burns:
– if the heater plate is touched.
– if the foot pedal is pressed down
while fingers or hands are positioned
between the raised heater plate and
the roller to smooth an item.
~ When the steam setting is on, do
not unscrew the cap to the water
reservoir. Danger of burns!
~ Do not damage, remove, or bypass
the safety components or control
elements in the iron.
~ Do not allow children to play on or
~ Only operate the rotary iron when all
removable outer casings are fitted so
that it is impossible to touch an
electrical component or moving part.
~ Do not use distilled water. It will
~ This equipment has not been
designed for maritime use or for use in
mobile installations such as aircraft or
recreational vehicles. However, under
certain circumstances it may be
possible for an installation in these
applications. Please contact the
nearest Miele Dealer or Miele Technical
Service with specific requirements.
near the rotary iron, or to operate it
themselves.
cause pitting corrosion of the water
reservoir.
~ Never drape items over the heater
plate when it is heated.
This is a fire hazard. Hang laundry on
the laundry bar.
~ Hang laundry on the laundry bar.
The bar is only to be used to hang
laundry. Swing it back immediately after
use. Take care not to press down on
the rod when it is swung out, as this
could cause the iron to tip over.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
~ Turn the appliance off before
removing the plug from the electrical
outlet.
~ Pull only on the plug and not on the
power cord.
~ Do not lay the power cord over the
heater plate when it is heated. This
could damage the cord - danger of
electric shock.
Use the cable holders attached to the
appliance to secure the cord.
~ Do not store the iron in a room
where there is a risk of frost occurring.
Frozen water in the reservoir and steam
line can damage the appliance.
Accessories
~ Accessories should only be used if
approved by Miele. If other parts are
used, warranty, performance and
product liability claims may be void.
Regard the national and local codes
and standards.
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Guide to the Rotary Iron
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a
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g
d
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f
a Emergency release
h Laundry rod
b Temperature selector
i Feed board
c Control panel
j Roller
d Release catch
k Heater plate
e Power cord
l Finger guard
f Foot pedal switch
m Water reservoir with cap
g Ironing table
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Guide to the Rotary Iron
Control panel
g
a
f
b
e
c
d
a Roller speed selector
e Steam indicator Q
b On/Off indicator I-0
f Temperature indicator oC
c On/Off button I-0
g Water empty indicator a
d Steam switch Q
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Moving and folding the appliance
Transport strut
Do not remove the transport strut
until the rotary iron has been placed
onto the four rollers.
^ Pull out the transport strut.
Keep the strut in a safe place. It will
need to be attached each time you
transport the appliance.
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Moving and folding the appliance
The rotary iron sits on 4 rollers.
^ Hold the iron by the ironing table and
push or pull to move it.
To steer the iron and to handle
obstacles such as carpet edges and
doorways:
^ Hold the ironing table and release the
catch, located on the right-hand side
at the back, underneath the ironing
table.
^ Tip the iron slightly.
The iron can be moved either when
folded or unfolded.
^ Swing the top section of the rotary
iron to the side until it clicks
horizontally into position. Do not let
go of the catch until you have
finished swinging the top.
^ To prevent water from spilling over
when you fold or move the iron, the
cap on the water reservoir must be
firmly tightened down.
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Before using for the first time
Power cord
The power cord is wound behind the
ironing table.
^ Unwind the cord.
,Do not insert the plug into the
electrical socket yet.
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Before using for the first time
A dust cover is placed on the roller for
protection during shipping.
^ The adhesive film supplied with iron
can now be placed around the
temperature selector.
^ First remove the feed board by lifting
it out of the right hand holder, then
pull it out to the left of the roller.
^ Adhere the sticker (included) to the
temperature control as shown above.
^ Plug the appliance in and turn it on.
The heater plate will rise
automatically.
^ The protective dust cover can now
be pulled off.
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Before using for the first time
Preparing the work area
Preparing the laundry
When positioning the rotary iron, make
sure it is level. This will ensure even
steam production and keep the
appliance from rolling sideways.
Proper preparation of the laundry is
essential for good results.
A height-adjustable chair and a flat
surface for stacking completed items
will be useful.
Before ironing, laundry should be:
– dampened (for operation without
steam)
– pulled into shape and smoothed out
– sorted
Proper dampness (for operation
without steam)
Have the following close by:
– to the left of the iron, place a basket
with laundry ready for ironing,
– to the right of the iron, have a surface
for stacking the ironed articles.
The laundry needs to be sufficiently
damp so that on the first pass through
the rotary iron at the correct
temperature it will come out smooth
and dry. Dampen the laundry as you
would for hand ironing; preferably
several hours beforehand so that the
articles achieve a uniform degree of
dampness throughout.
If a tumble dryer is being used, select a
"Machine iron" program.
^ If preparation time is short, use warm
water to re-dampen.
Material
Shirts, smocks, blouses, etc., should be
hung on hangers immediately after
ironing.
Dampness for ironing
Silk
wrap in a damp cloth to
avoid water marks
Synthetics
e.g. Nylon,
polyester, etc.
slightly damp to dry
Small items can be hung over the
swing-out rod.
Have some water handy to re-dampen
the laundry as needed.
Wool
(e.g., pants)
press under a damp
cloth
Cotton
slightly damp
Linen
quite damp
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Before using for the first time
Pulling into shape and smoothing
out
^ Pull the dampened laundry into
shape as usual.
^ Smooth out any ribbons, straps,
seams, and hems.
^ Large items such as table cloths, bed
linens, etc., should be folded
lengthways into a number of pleats
so that they can be ironed as easily
as possible.
Testing the finger guard
The finger guard is a safety feature,
and should be checked every time
the rotary iron is used.
^ With the iron turned on, press the foot
pedal all the way down.
The heater plate comes down onto the
rotating roller.
Sorting
Sort the laundry according to how
much heat is required, and then
according to flat and shaped pieces.
Start ironing at a lower temperature and
gradually increase the temperature
according to the fabric being ironed.
Minimum Iron
(Perlon, Nylon, etc.) ß
Woolens, Silk
ßß
Cottons, Linen
ßßß
^ Iron starched items last to avoid
starch deposits on other items.
Using the iron for the first time:
You may notice some unevenness on
the roller. This is normal, and will
smooth itself out after approx. 3 hours
of use.
This will keep the under padding mostly
free of creases.
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^ If you lift the finger guard now, the
roller stops rotating and the heater
plate rises.
^ Let go of the finger guard and
remove your foot from the foot pedal.
^ Now press the foot pedal down
again.
The heater plate lowers and the roller
rotates.
Steam setting
For ironing dry or nearly dry laundry
items, the steam setting can be used.
Ironing with and without steam
If the laundry items are already damp,
use the iron without steam. The steam
setting is intended for pressing dry or
nearly-dry laundry.
Filling the water reservoir
Only ever fill the water reservoir to
the lower edge of the spout.
^ To prevent water from spilling over
when you close the roller down, be
sure the cap is secure.
If the indicator light a "Water empty" is
red, it is time to re-fill the reservoir.
If the steam setting is on but the water
reservoir is empty, the display lights
Q "Steam" and a "Water" will flash
alternately in intervals of a few minutes.
Caution - hot steam!
Slowly loosen the cap.
^ Allow the steam from the water
reservoir to dissipate before opening
the cap entirely, then add water as
needed.
^ Before turning on the iron, and with
the roller in the up position, fill the
water reservoir to the lower edge of
the spout with tap water approx. 1 ½
pints (0.8 l).
Do NOT use "ironing water" available
in stores.
The funnel can be screwed into
place for easier filling.
,Do not use distilled water. It will
cause pitting corrosion of the water
reservoir.
Typically you will find some water left in
the reservoir. The amount depends on
the water hardness and how much lime
is deposited.
A full water reservoir will provide
approximately 40 minutes of steam
ironing time. It takes approx. 4 minutes
for the iron to begin producing steam.
As lime deposits form in the tank, the
heating time may increase.
^ Whenever you stop ironing, turn off
the steam switch.
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Steam setting
Emptying the water reservoir
,Do not attempt to empty the
water reservoir unless the roller and
water are both cool.
Always empty the reservoir once you
have finished ironing. This will help
prevent damage to the reservoir from
damage caused by standing exposure
to such elements in the water as
chlorine, calcium, and copper.
^ Unscrew the cap.
^ The funnel can be screwed into place
for easier emptying.
^ Slowly flip open the roller while
simultaneously holding a suitable
receptacle (e.g., a measuring cup)
under the spout.
Let the water drain out.
^ Screw the cap back onto the spout.
^ After use, return the funnel to its
place in the cord receptacle.
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Ironing
Turning on and off
Selecting the ironing
temperature (operation without
steam)
The temperature selector is used to set
the ironing temperature.
The temperature range is marked by
dots on the ring around the temperature
selector. These correspond with the
international fabric care symbols for
ironing.
Material
Use the I-0 button to turn the rotary iron
on and off.
To turn on
^ Press the button in.
Dot symbol
Temperature
range
ß
cool iron
Woolens, Silk
ßß
medium hot iron
Cotton, Linen
ßßß
hot iron
I
104 - 140 °F
(40 - 60 °C)
Minimum
Iron
The indicator light comes on.
To turn off
^ Press and release the button.
The indicator light goes out.
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Ironing
Turning the steam setting ON
and OFF
Before turning on the steam setting, you
will need to turn the temperature
selector to the ßßß setting.
^ Use the Q button for "Steam" to turn
this setting on and off.
Turning on
^ Press the Q button.
^ Turn the temperature selector to the
desired temperature.
The "Temperature" indicator oC will light
up while the roller is heating up.
The light will go out when the desired
temperature is reached.
When ironing a fabric blend (such
as poly-cottons), the more delicate
fiber determines the ironing
temperature. For example, items
made of poly-cotton blends should
be ironed at the ßß setting for
Woolens, rather than using the
cotton setting.
Selecting the ironing
temperature (operation with
steam)
^ Turn the temperature selector to the
ßßß setting for Cottons (hot iron).
If the temperature selector is set to ß
or ßß , no steam will be available.
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Once the desired roller temperature is
reached, the indicator light next to the
button will come on.
If the water reservoir runs out while
the iron is in operation, the indicator
light Q for "Steam" will go out and
the light a "Water empty" will turn
red.
If the steam setting is on and you do
not re-fill the water reservoir, the
indicator lights Q "Steam" and
a "Water reservoir" will flash
alternately at intervals of several
minutes.
Turning off
^ Press and release the Q button.
The indicator light next to the button
goes out.
Ironing
Selecting the roller speed
Ironing
There are 5 roller speed settings, from
low (approximately 6.5 ft/min.[2 m/min])
to high 15 ft/min. [4.5 m/min]).
The ironing process is controlled by the
foot pedal, which has three operating
positions:
A lower roller speed makes it easier to
iron complicated articles, such as shirts
and blouses. It is also best to select a
low roller speed when ironing layered
or folded items, which may require
more than one pass through the rotary
iron to get them smooth and dry.
Thinner, single-thickness articles, such
as handkerchiefs or dishcloths, can be
ironed at a higher roller speed.
– rest (heater plate is raised)
– press
– iron
To iron:
^ Press the foot pedal all the way down
to the floor.
,Do not put fingers between the
^ Set the roller speed selector to the
desired speed.
heater plate and the roller.
Danger of crushing and burns!
To press:
^ First press the foot pedal down to the
floor, then lift your foot up a little, so
that the heater plate remains in
position but the roller does not rotate.
To raise the heater plate:
^ Take your foot off the pedal.
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Ironing
Positioning the laundry
Removing the feed board
^ Arrange the laundry items on the
feed board so that they are straight,
and smooth them out by hand.
The feed board can be removed when
shaped garments are being ironed,
e.g. skirts (round).
^ Then turn the roller by hand until the
edge of the article to be ironed can
be hel by the heater plate.
^ Lift the feed board out of the
right-hand holder, then pull it outward
toward the left of the roller.
^ Press down the foot pedal.
Laundry bar
Ironed laundry can be hung over the
swing out bar to avoid creasing.
,Take care not to press down on
the bar when it is swung out, this
could cause the rotary iron to tip
over.
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Ironing
Tips
After ironing
– To avoid creasing:
Stop the roller, pull the item back
towards you slightly, and smooth it
out by hand. If needed, dampen
again with a wet cloth or spray bottle.
^ Turn the appliance off.
– If possible, always use the whole
width of the roller, to maintain the
smooth, elastic surface of the roller.
^ Turn off the Q switch for "Steam".
^ Turn the temperature selector to I.
^ Unplug from the outlet.
To store the rotary iron:
^ Allow the heater plate to cool.
– For small items, such as
handkerchiefs, alternate between the
right and left-hand sides of the roller.
^ Empty the water reservoir.
– Articles with raised parts, such as
buttons, should be ironed face down
onto the roller, so that they are
pressed into the cushioned surface.
^ Wind up the power cord.
– Cover zippers, metal buttons and
metal hooks with a cloth, to protect
the heater plate.
– Buttons that are very large or not
heat-resistant should not be ironed,
as they can damage the heater
plate.
^ Fold the iron.
^ Put the cover on.
Do not store the iron in a room
where there is a risk of frost
occurring. Frozen water in the
reservoir and steam line can
damage the appliance.
– When you have nearly finished
ironing, you can turn the temperature
selector to I and continue ironing
small items at a low temperature.
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Ironing
Power failure
To free a trapped item:
In the event of a power failure, pull
the emergency release lever up.
If there is a power failure while the iron
is in use, the heater play will stay
pressed onto the roller. The item being
ironed will be held there, and can
become scorched.
^ Pull the emergency release lever up.
The pressure is reduced, and the item
can be removed.
When the power is restored (the On/Off
indicator comes on), push the
emergency release lever back down.
Continue ironing as usual.
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Ironing Tips
Towels, dishcloths,
handkerchiefs, napkins, etc.
^ Lay the item with the straight grain of
the fabric to the feed board.
This will prevent it from losing its shape
and will be easier to fold.
Pass handkerchiefs diagonally through
the rotary iron and, if necessary, fold
them and then iron again.
^ Please use the whole length of the
roller.
Tablecloths
^ Avoid creases by ironing the middle
first.
^ Fold in half with unironed edges
together and place over the left end
of the roller with the ironed middle
section hanging over the edge to
prevent creasing. Then pass both
sides of the non ironed sections
through the rotary iron.
^ If needed, make one more pass once
the tablecloth is folded.
Sheets and bedspreads
Sheets may be ironed like tablecloths,
or if a lengthwise fold is acceptable,
fold the sheet together lengthwise and
iron it on both sides.
^ Lay the tablecloth crossways, so that
the ends hang over to the left and
right.
To accentuate embroidery and raised
patterns on bedspreads, iron first in
one direction and then in the other.
^ Iron the middle section first.
^ Fold in half lengthwise.
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Ironing Tips
Duvet covers
Pillowcases
^ Lay the pillowcase on the feeder
plate, position under the heater plate
and iron in one step.
^ If the open end has buttons, only
pass it through the rotary iron if the
buttons are heat resistant.
If the duvet cover has buttons at the
open end, iron the buttons first.
Note: Only pass this end through the
rotary iron if the buttons are
heat-resistant.
^ Start the first run by carefully feeding
this end in first on the left side of the
roller, taking care not to damage any
buttons.
^ It is best to iron the cover in two runs
lengthwise.
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Ironing Tips
Shirts
^ Remove the feed board to iron shirts.
^ Then turn down the collar and press
lightly, holding taut.
1. Shoulder yoke
3. Front sides
^ Arrange the yoke, collar first, on the
roller and smooth out.
^ Hot press the yoke.
2. Collar
^ Lay the button hole front on the left
hand end of the roller with the side
seam along the edge of the roller.
^ Iron from the button hem up to the
armhole.
^ Now move the shirt out and iron past
the armhole to the side seam.
^ Iron the button side inside out so the
buttons are pressed into the
cushioned surface of the roller.
The collar is ironed on both sides using
the left hand end of the roller. Stop
ironing when the button comes to the
heater plate.
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Ironing Tips
4. Back
5. Cuffs and sleeves
^ Start at the side seam. Pull the shirt
over the roller as far as the arm hole.
Smooth it out.
^ First iron both sides of the cuff on the
left edge of the roller. Fold
double-cuffs with one button hole
placed over the other one and press
lightly.
^ Starting from the side seam iron past
the armhole, then pull the shirt further
onto the roller and iron the full back
length to the second arm hole.
^ Pull the shirt further down the roller
and iron past the arm hole.
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^ Smooth out the sleeve and place it on
the edge of the roller.
^ Iron the arm from the edge of the cuff
to the underarm. Shift diagonally to
iron the full width of the arm hole.
Ironing Tips
Smock-type aprons
Steam-pressing pants
^ Iron smocks as you would a shirt.
^ Lay each pant leg separately on the
roller. Let the upper part hang down
over the left edge of the roller.
Aprons with ties
^ Iron the ties one by one up to the bib,
then over the bib and up to the
waistband.
^ Then iron, in passes, up to the
waistband, or iron crosswise. Let the
bib hang over the left edge of the
roller.
^ Cover with a damp cloth, then turn
the roller by hand until the part of the
pants to be pressed is covered by
the heater plate.
^ Press each leg from both sides
starting from the crease.
^ Iron the upper part from waistband to
inseam of pants and jeans in
sections. Set on a slow speed
Steam-pressing skirts
Skirts are best ironed without the feed
board, using the roller fully.
^ Pull the skirt over the roller from the
hem to the waistband.
^ Lay a damp cloth over it.
^ Iron each section of the skirt until
completed.
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Cleaning and care
,Turn the iron off and unplug it
from the outlet before performing
any maintenance work.
Cleaning the heater plate
^ Check that the temperature selector
is set g.
^ Allow the heater plate to cool before
cleaning.
^ Pull the emergency release lever up
to make sure easier cleaning.
^ Clean lime or starch deposits from
the heater plate using a non abrasive
household cleaner. Avoid spraying
the heater plate.
Do not use abrasive cleaners.
Cleaning the casing
^ Depending on soiling, the casing can
be wiped down with a dry or damp
cloth.
Do not use abrasive cleaners.
Cleaning the water reservoir
If the steam nozzles seem to be
producing less steam, this may mean
there are lime deposits in the water
reservoir, caused by hard water. To
remove these lime deposits, rinse the
reservoir under tap water.
^ Unplug from the socket.
,Wait until the iron is cold before
you attempt to rinse out the water
reservoir.
Depending on the hardness of the tap
water used, the water reservoir will
need to be rinsed out after 3 to 10
tankfuls.
Stubborn deposits can be removed
with a lime remover.
Always follow the manufacturer's
instructions for use of such products
(dose, time, etc.).
^ Fill the water reservoir halfway
3/4 pint (400 ml) and close the cap.
^ Roll the heater plate backwards and
forwards several times.
^ Rinse twice thoroughly with tap water
to help prevent damage to laundry
items.
See the section on "Steam" for
instructions on filling and emptying the
water reservoir.
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Cleaning and care
Ironing cover
It is normal for the ironing cover on the
roller to become slightly brown with use.
Wash the cover with a hot temperature
program (140°F [60°C]).
If the cover looks worn and used, it can
be easily replaced.
Ironing covers are available at your
Miele dealer or Miele.
Replacing the ironing cover
,The ironing cover should only be
^ Unwind the old ironing cover.
changed when the appliance is
cold.
^ Remove the feed board.
^ Completely unwind the cotton
padding attached to the roller and let
it hang down smoothly.
^ Untie the old ironing cover cords at
each end of the roller.
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Cleaning and care
^ Hold the corners of the cotton
padding, pull taut, and lay it taught
over the heater plate.
Note : the slot for the cotton padding
is now at the top.
^ Insert the long edge of the new
ironing cover into the retaining slot
with the side seams inside (upside
down). Keep side ties hanging free
and smooth out.
^ Turn the roller by hand in the
direction you iron (see arrow) until the
retaining slot is at the bottom.
^ Turn the rotary iron on.
When the iron is turned on, the
heater plate heats up immediately.
The temperature selector must be
turned to the g setting.
^ Press the foot pedal and "iron" the
new cloth all the way around.
Do not let the cords get under the
cloth as it turns.
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Cleaning and care
Once the roller has completed 3 or 4
revolutions and the end of the ironing
cover is under the heater plate:
^ Turn the rotary iron off while keeping
the foot pedal pressed down.
The ironing cover is held firmly in place
with the heater plate which is still
lowered.
^ Tighten the cords at the left and
right-hand sides of the roller, tie
together and tuck under the cover.
^ Put the feed board back into place.
^ Turn the rotary iron on.
The heater plate will rise.
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Frequently asked questions
,Repairs should only be carried out by an authorized technician in
accordance with local and national safety regulations. Unauthorized repairs
could cause injury or appliance damage.
The rotary iron does not turn on.
Possible fault
Solution
The rotary iron has no power.
Plug the machine in and check if the
circuit breaker has tripped.
The laundry is not properly or poorly pulled in.
Possible fault
Solution
This tends to happen when ironing
delicate items with a new machine.
Continue ironing, the issue is usually
resolved after 5-10 minutes of ironing.
New iron cover
A new rotary iron cover should be
washed at 140°F (60°C) for the laundry
to be ideally pulled in.
Lime or starch deposits on the heater
plate.
Clean with household cleaners or
dishwasher detergent.
Creases/Folds occur
Possible fault
Solution
The heater plate is soiled (lime
deposits).
Clean the heater plate with household
cleaners or dishwasher detergent.
The rotary iron cover is heavily soiled.
Possible fault
Solution
Deposits
Wash the iron cover with household
detergent at 140°F (60°C) or replace
with a new one.
The heater plate does not press on the roller.
Possible fault
Solution
The emergency release was activated.
Press the emergency release down
(see "Power failure").
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Frequently asked questions
No steam is being produced.
The indicator light Q for "Steam" goes out while ironing.
Possible fault
Solution
The iron temperature is too low for
steam production.
Set the temperature selector to ßßß and
wait until the display light comes on.
No steam is being produced.
The indicator light Q for "Steam" goes out while ironing, and the indicator
a for "Water empty" is red.
Possible fault
Solution
The water reservoir is empty.
Fill the water reservoir.
The steam nozzles are sputtering.
Possible fault
Solution
Clean tap water was not used.
Empty the steam reservoir, rinse it out, then
fill with tap water (see "Cleaning and Care").
The steam nozzles are not releasing enough water.
Solution
Solution
There are lime deposits in the water To remove these lime deposits, rinse the
reservoir, from hard water.
reservoir under tap water (see "Cleaning
and Care").
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After sales service
In the event of a fault which you cannot
easily fix yourself, please contact the
Miele Technical Service Department at
the address on the back of this booklet.
When contacting the Technical Service
Department, please quote the model
and serial number of you appliance
given on the data plate under the front
side of the appliance.
a Model
b Serial number
c Voltage/Frequency
d Minimum fuse rating (house wiring)
e Power consumption (wattage)
The wiring diagram is located under the
right side of the ironing table.
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Electrical connection
The appliance is supplied with a power
cord and NEMA 6-20 P plug ready for
connection to an a.c. single phase
220-240 V 60 Hz power supply (see
data plate).
The fuse rating is 20 amps.
,Do not modify the machine
power cord or plug, the machine is
approved for US and CDN.
All electrical work should be carried
out by a qualified electrician in
accordance with local and national
safety regulations.
Do not connect the rotary iron to an
extension cord. Extension cords do
not guarantee the required safety of
the appliance (e.g. danger of
overheating).
WARNING
THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE
GROUNDED
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Technical data
Height
37 3/4" (folded 41 3/8") [95.9 (folded 105.2) cm]
Width
38 3/4" (folded 19 5/8") [98.5 (folded 50) cm]
Depth
15" [38 cm]
Weight
86 lbs (39 kg)
Water reservoir capacity
1 ½ pints (800 ml)
Voltage
see data plate
Rated load
see data plate
Minimum fuse rating
see data plate
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Help protect our environment
Disposal of packing materials
Disposal of an old appliance
The cardboard box and packing
materials are biodegradable and
recyclable. Please recycle.
Old appliances contain materials that
can be recycled. Please contact your
local recycling authority about the
possibility of recycling these materials.
Ensure that any plastic wrapping, bags,
etc. are disposed of safely and kept out
of the reach of children.
Danger of suffocation!
Before discarding an old appliance,
disconnect it from the electrical supply
and cut off the power cord directly
behind the appliance, to prevent
misuse.
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