SI5288_Salton Steam Iron

SI5288_Salton Steam Iron
INSTRUCTIONS AND WARRANTY
MODEL NO
SI5288
SALTON FULL FUNCTION STEAM IRON
Thank you for purchasing our SALTON Full Feature Iron. All SALTON appliances are manufactured
with the strictest standards to ensure safety, reliability and quality.
Please read this instruction manual carefully and familiarize yourself with your new steam iron before using
it for the first time. Retain the manual for future reference.
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the
following:
1. Please read all instructions carefully before using the appliance for the first time.
2. Before connecting the appliance, check if the voltage indicated on the rating plate corresponds with the
mains voltage in your home.
3. Keep out of reach of children. This appliance is not intended for being used by young children or infirm
persons without supervision. Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with
the iron.
4. VERY IMPORTANT: To protect against the risk of electric shock, do not immerse appliance, plug or
cord set in water or other liquids. Do not use near washbasins or sinks. Ensure that the appliance does
not get wet (water splashes etc.) and do not use it with wet hands.
5. Use caution when using this iron. Do not touch hot surfaces as burns can occur from touching hot metal
parts. Always hold the handle of the iron.
6. When you have finished ironing or when you only leave it for a short while:
 Turn the Steam Button to position 0
 Stand the iron upright
 Disconnect the iron from the wall outlet and allow it to cool.
7. Do not use the iron when it is damaged in any way. Do not operate the iron with a damaged cord or plug.
Do not replace the power cord or any other parts by yourself. Bring the iron to the nearest authorized
service facility or to the shop where you bought it, as special tools are required for repair.
8. This appliance is intended for Household Use Only. Do not use appliance for anything other than its
intended purpose since this will result in the warranty becoming invalid.
9. Do not place the iron near or on a hot gas or electrical burner or in a heated oven.
10. Please use only genuine attachments supplied by an authorized Service-Dealer or the supplier.
11. Do not pull on the cord to disconnect from the power outlet. Always grasp the plug firmly and pull to
disconnect.
12. Disconnect the iron from the water outlet for filling in water or when you remove the water after use.
Empty the iron after use. Do not store with water still in the tank.
13. The plug and cord should not be allowed to touch the hot sole plate. Let the iron cool down completely
before packing it away. Roll the power Cord around the iron for storage.
14. Never use an extension power cord that is not approved by an authorized and competent authority.
Please check that the cord that is correctly wired and rated for its use.
15. The iron if for household use only. If appliance is to be used by a third party, please supply the
instruction manual with it.
16. No liability can be accepted for any damage caused by non-compliance with these instructions or any
other improper use or mishandling.
NOTE: Some parts of the iron have been slightly greased and as result the iron may smoke slightly when
switch on for the first time. Remove any protective films or stickers from the sole plate and the cabinet.
Clean the sole plate with a soft cloth. When using the iron for the first time, test it on an old piece of fabric to
ensure that the sole plate and water tank are completely clean.
PARTS DIAGRAM
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
Temperature control button
Burst of steam button
Spray button
Steam control knob
Effusion lid
Spray nozzle
Soleplate
Water tank
Pilot light
Power cord sleeve
RECOMMENDATIONS
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If the water in your area is particularly hard, it is recommended that distilled water is used to fill your
steam iron.
Once you have finished using your iron, turn the steam knob to the off position.
WARNING
1. Do not leave the iron unattended while in use.
2. When filling the iron with water or pouring out remaining water, first unplug the unit from the
wall-socket.
3. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its service agent or a
similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
USAGE INSTRUCTIONS
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Remove any protection film from the soleplate before first use
Temperature control
Stand the steam iron upright and select the desired temperature using the temperature control button. Pay
attention to the symbols on the dial for the different textiles:
. NYLON/ACRYLIC/ACETATE
..
…
SILK/RAYON/POLYESTER
WOOL/COTTON/LINEN
The pilot lamp will switch off when the selected temperature has been reached and ironing can commence.
The light will cycle on an off as the temperature is regulated.
FILLING WITH WATER
1. Before filling with water, ensure that the iron is unplugged from the mains.
2. Turn the temperature control to the “.” position
3. Open the water cover and then fill in water to the maximum level mark only.
DRY IRONING
1. Turn the temperature control dial to the temperature indicated on the garments “Care Instructions” label.
2. Stand the iron upright on a smooth and stable surface.
3. After the indicator lamp switches off, the iron is ready for use.
SPRAY FUNCTION
a) Press the spraying button repeatedly to produce a fine mist from the spray nozzle.
b) Always ensure that there is sufficient water in the water reservoir.
STEAM-IRONING
1. As indicated on the temperature control and the table on the iron, steam-ironing is only possible at higher
ironing temperatures: “…” or “MAX”.
2. Ensure that there is enough water in the water reservoir
3. Stand the iron upright.
4. Set the temperature control at the required position within the steam area
5. Insert the plug into the wall socket
6. After the indicator lamp has switched off and cycled on again, the iron is ready for use.
7. Slide the knob to the required position.
BURST OF STEAM
This function can be used only at higher ironing temperatures and provides an extra burst of steam to remove
stubborn wrinkles.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Fill water into the iron as described above to the maximum mark.
Stand the iron upright.
Connect the iron to a suitable mains supply outlet.
Turn the temperature control dial to the MAX setting and allow the iron time to heat up to the set
temperature. The pilot light will turn off when the required temperature is reached. The iron is ready for
use.
5. Press the Burst of Steam button once.
6. Steam will penetrate into the garment removing wrinkles.
7. Wait a few seconds before pressing the Burst of Steam button again. Usually 3 bursts of steam will be
sufficient to remove stubborn wrinkles.
NOTE: With conventional steam ironing, water may leak from the sole plate if a too low temperature has
been select. If this happens, turn the temperature control dial to the advised position; steaming will
recommence as soon as the appropriate, temperature has been reached.
CLEANING AND CARE INSTRUCTIONS
1. Switch the steam iron off at the mains and unplug. Turn the steam dial to the off position.
2. Empty the water tank of any remaining water then stand the steam iron upright and let it cool down
completely.
3. Remove any residues from the soleplate with a vinegar-water solution. Wipe the body of the iron off with
a moist cloth and finally dry it thoroughly.
4. Wipe the soleplate with a soft damp cloth and keep it level and smooth avoiding metal friction.
5. Scrub lime-scale off the spray nozzle with a tooth pick.
6. Wash the inside of the water tank frequently. First fill with water, then sway it from side to side finally
pouring out the water through the water opening.
7. Don’t use strong acid or alkali products on the iron as this may damage the frame and produce a colour
change to the body of the unit.
8. Do not use harsh abrasive cleaners or solvents when cleaning the iron.
9. Pour out water in the water tank completely after using every time and store iron upright.
IF THE PLUG NEEDS CHANGING
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Connect the Green/Yellow wire (Earth) to the terminal marked E
Connect the Blue wire (Neutral) to the terminal marked N.
Connect the Brown wire (Live) to the terminal marked L.
Fasten the grip cord securely.
If in doubt, please consult a qualified electrician.
WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED
Ensure that the voltage marked on the appliance corresponds with the supply voltage.
AFTER SALES SERVICE
This appliance is not user serviceable. If it is not working properly check the following:
1. You have followed the instructions correctly and carefully.
2. The plug fuse hasn’t blown.
3. The mains supply fuse/circuit breaker hasn’t blown/tripped.
4. If the appliance still doesn’t function, please consult your retailer. If the retailer is unable to resolve
the problem and you need to return the unit to the distributor, please proceed as follows:
 Repack carefully into its original packaging.
 Enclose your contact details (Name, address, contact telephone number).
 Enclose an explanation of the problem you are experiencing with the appliance.
 If the appliance is still under guarantee, state where and when it was purchased and include your
proof of purchase (e.g. till receipt).
 Return to the retailer where it was purchased, who will ensure that it is sent in to our service
department.
 An estimate for the inspection/repairs will be sent to you should the unit be outside of the warranty.
 Spare parts can be obtained from our Spares Division. Please contact the Customer Service
Department on 011 490 9000 for a quote or further information.
PLEASE AFFIX YOUR PROOF OF PURCHASE/RECEIPT HERE
IN THE EVENT OF A CLAIM UNDER WARRANTY THIS RECEIPT MUST BE PRODUCED.
WARRANTY
1.
Tedelex Trading (Pty) Limited (“Tedelex”) warrants to the original purchaser of this product (“the customer”)
that this product will be free of defects in quality and workmanship which under normal personal, family or
household use and purpose may manifest within a period of 1 (one) year from the date of purchase (“warranty
period”).
2.
Where the customer has purchased a product and it breaks, is defective or does not work properly for the
intended purpose, the customer must notify the supplier from whom the customer bought the product (“the
supplier”) thereof within the warranty period. Any claim in terms of this warranty must be supported by a proof
of purchase. If proof of purchase is not available, then repair, and/or service charges may be payable by the
customer to the supplier.
3.
The faulty product must be taken to the supplier's service centre to exercise the warranty.
4.
The supplier will refund, repair or exchange the product in terms of this warranty subject to legislative
requirements. This warranty shall be valid only where the customer has not broken the product himself, or
used the product for something that it is not supposed to be used for. The warranty does not include and will
not be construed to cover products damaged as a result of disaster, misuse, tamper, abuse or any
unauthorised modification or repair of the product.
5.
This warranty will extend only to the product provided at the date of the purchase and not to any expendables
attached or installed by the customer.
6.
If the customer requests that the supplier repairs the product and the product breaks or fails to work properly
within 3 (three) months of the repair and not as a result of misuse, tampering or modification by or on behalf of
the customer, then the supplier may replace the product or pay a refund to the customer.
7.
The customer may be responsible for certain costs where products returned are not in the original packaging,
or if the packaging is damaged. This will be deducted from any refund paid to the customer.
TEDELEX TRADING (PTY) LTD (JOHANNESBURG)
JOHANNESBURG
TEL NO. (011) 490-9000
CAPE
TEL NO. (021) 552-5161
TOWN
DURBAN
TEL NO. (031) 792-6000
www.amap.co.za
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