Aeg DB8050 User Manual
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A. Soleplate
B. Maximum water level
C. Filling aperture with cover
D. Spray nozzle
E. Spray button
F. Steam jet button
G. Steam knob
H. Power indicator light
I. Saf
K Mains cable
L. Temperature selector
M. Water tank
N. Cable wrap facility
O. Rubber-napped heel
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Safety advice
Read the following instruction
carefully before using machine for the
rst time.
• This appliance is not intended for use
by persons (including children) with
reduced physical, sensory or mental
capabilities, or lack of experience
and knowledge, unless they have
been given supervision or instruction
concerning use of the appliance by a
person responsible for their safety.
• Children should be supervised to
ensure that they do not play with the
• The appliance may only be connected
to a power supply whose voltage
and frequency comply with the
cations on the rating plate!
• The iron is not to be used if it has been
dropped, if there are visible signs of
damage on the iron or its cord or if it is
• The appliance must only be connected
to an earthed socket. If necessary an
extension cable suitable for 10 A can
be used.
• If the appliance or the supply cord
is damaged, it must be replaced by
the manufacturer, its service agent or
avoid hazard.
The iron must be used and rested on a
stable surface. When placing the iron
on its stand, ensure that the surface on
which the stand is placed is stable.
Never leave the appliance unattended
while connected to the supply mains.
This appliance is intended for
domestic use only. The manufacturer
cannot accept any liability for possible
damage caused by improper or
incorrect use.
and the mains plug withdrawn each
time after use, before cleaning and
The plug must be removed from
the socket outlet before the water
lled with water.
The mains cable must not come into
contact with any hot parts of the
Do not immerse the appliance in
water or any other liquid.
volume as indicated on the appliances.
water quality / type of water that can
be used with appliance.
Ironing chart
Temperature setting
Ironing recommendation
Dry iron on wrong side.
Dry iron on wrong side while still damp or use spray to dampen.
Nylon & Polyester
Iron on wrong side while still damp or use spray to dampen.
Iron on wrong side of fabric.
Mainly dry iron. Steam can be used under manufacturer’s instructions.
Iron on wrong side. Use an ironing cloth to prevent shine marks.
Cotton blends
requiring lowest setting.
Wool & wool blends
Steam iron on wrong side or use ironing cloth.
Dry iron while still damp or use spray to dampen. Use steam medium to
Steam iron on wrong side or use ironing cloth.
to “max”
Iron on wrong side or use ironing cloth to prevent shine marks, especially
with dark colours. Dry iron while still damp or use spray to dampen. Use
steam medium to high.
to “max”
Use maximum steam.
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Getting started
1. Be
rst use. Remove all adhesive
remains and gently rub with a
dampened cloth. Rinse water tank
to remove foreign particles. When
vapours/odours may occur.
2. Filling steam iron with water.
Make sure plug is removed from
power outlet. Turn steam selector to
lling aperture
cover. Using beaker provided, pour
water up to maximum level. Close
4. Using the steam function
(for models without auto steam).
Turn the steam knob to select the
desired steam output for each
it indicates ironing without steam, the
iron can be used as a dry-iron.
3. Plug power cable into a power
outlet. Power indicator light turns
on. Set temperature by turning
temperature selector to adequate
ready to be used.
5. For models with auto steam control
system the steam regulation is done
by the temperature selector. When
turning it to set temperature, it will
automatically adjust steam position,
as indicated on the knob. To stop the
steam and use as a dry-iron, press
down . To come back to steam
function, press again.
6. Using the spray mist and steam
jet function. Ensure that water tank
is at least 1/4 full. Use spray mist to
pre-dampen fabrics by pressing spray
mist (A). To use the steam jet function,
ensure that tank is at least 1/2 full.
Press steam jet button several times to
prime pump (B).
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Getting started
7. Steaming hanging items. Vertical
steam jet function is ideal for steaming
curtains, suits and delicate fabrics.
Hang item on a hanger, hold iron at a
distance of 10–20 cm and press steam
jet button.
8. 3-way Auto-OFF. If iron is left
unattended on soleplate or on the
after 8 minutes. To turn on, just begin
to iron again.
Cleaning (do not use any detergent)
1. Always store iron on its heel rest.
Unplug the iron. To clean exterior
surfaces, use a damp soft cloth and
wipe dry. Do not use any chemical
solvents, as these will damage the
2. Auto clean function.
. Fill water to
MAX level. Plug the iron. Set the
temperature to max. When the light
goes out, unplug and hold the iron
over the sink, pull out the steam knob
(for EDB8040 set the steam knob to
auto-clean). Gently shake the iron until
all water is gone. Push (turn) back
steam knob.
3. Cleaning the soleplate. Do not use
scouring pads or harsh cleaners on the
soleplate as these will damage the
surface. To remove burnt residue, iron
over a damp cloth while iron is still
hot. To clean the Glissium™ soleplate
(enamelled), simply wipe with soft
damp cloth and wipe dry.
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Packaging materials
The packaging materials are environmentally friendly and can be recycled.
ed by
markings, e.g. >PE<, >PS<, etc.
Please dispose the packaging materials
in the appropriate container at the
community waste disposal facilities.
Old appliance
on the product or on
The symbol
its packaging indicates that this product
may not be treated as household waste.
Instead it shall be handed over to the
applicable collection point for the
recycling of electrical and electronic
equipment. By ensuring this product
is disposed of correctly, you will help
prevent potential negative consequences
for the environment and human health,
which could otherwise be caused by
inappropriate waste handling of this
product. For more detailed information
about recycling of this product, please
ce, your
household waste disposal service or the
shop where you purchased the product.
Possible cause
Soleplate is not heating even though iron is
turned on.
Connection problem
Check main power supply cable, plug and
Temperature control is in MIN position.
Select adequate temperature.
Iron does not produce steam.
Not enough water in tank.
Fill water tank (see “Getting started”, no 2).
Steam control is selected in non-steam position.
Set steam control between positions of
minimum steam and maximum steam (see
“Ironing chart”).
Spray function does not work.
Not enough water in tank.
Fill water tank (see “Getting started”, no 2).
Steam jet and vertical steam jet function does
not work.
Steam jet function was used very frequently
within a short period.
Put iron on horizontal position and wait
before using steam jet function.
Iron is not hot enough.
Adjust the proper temperature to steam
ironing (up to
). Put iron in vertical
position and wait until temperature indicator
Water leaks from the soleplate during ironing.
The iron is not hot enough.
Set the temperature dial to a temperature
to maximum) suitable for steam ironing.
Put the iron on its heel and wait until the light
has gone out before you start ironing.
Flakes and impurities come out of the
soleplate during ironing.
You have used hard water, which has caused
Use the self-clean function one or more times.
Water leaks from the soleplate while the iron is
cooling down or after it has been stored.
The iron has been put in horizontal position
while there is still water in the water tank.
Empty the water tank and set the steam
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