Russell Hobbs | 23040 | User manual | Russell Hobbs 23040 - rh supreme steam iron white.blue User Manual

Russell Hobbs 23040 - rh supreme steam iron white.blue User Manual
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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
Follow basic safety precautions, including:
This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years and above and persons
with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and
knowledge if they have been supervised/instructed and understand the hazards
involved. Children shall not play with the appliance. Cleaning and user
maintenance shall not be done by children unless they are older than 8 and
supervised. Use and store the appliance out of reach of children under 8 years.
Use the iron, or set it on its heel, on a stable, level, heat-resistant surface,
preferably an ironing board.
Don’t leave the iron unattended while plugged in, or while it’s standing on the
ironing board.
Unplug the iron before filling, before cleaning, and after use.
Don’t operate the appliance if it’s dropped or damaged, or if it malfunctions or
leaks.
If the cable is damaged, return the iron, to avoid hazard.
¬ The surfaces of the appliance will get hot during use.
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Don’t put the appliance in liquid, don’t use it in a bathroom, near water, or outdoors.
Don’t iron clothing while it’s being worn – you’ll injure the wearer.
Don’t use the appliance for any purpose other than those described in these instructions.
Don’t scratch the soleplate – avoid buttons, zips, etc.
The appliance has a protective thermal fuse, which will blow if it overheats. If this happens,
the appliance will stop working, and must be returned for repair.
HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY
PARTS
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2.
3.
4.
Temperature control
Light
Swivel cord
Heel
5.
6.
7.
8.
BEFORE USING FOR THE FIRST TIME
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Soleplate
Spray nozzle
Cover
Water inlet
Remove labels, stickers and packaging from the iron and soleplate.
Don’t worry if the iron smokes a bit at first, it’ll stop as the element cures.
Iron an old piece of cotton fabric, to clean the soleplate.
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PREPARATION
1.
2.
Check for textile care symbols (i j k l).
Iron fabrics needing low temperatures j first, then those that need medium
temperatures k, and finish with those needing high temperatures l.
TEMPERATURE SETTING GUIDE
Label marking
Dot setting
j cool – nylon, acrylics, polyester
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k warm – wool, polyester mixtures
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l hot – cotton, linen
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Max – denim
max
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i do not iron
If the instructions on the fabric label differ from this guide, follow the instructions on the label.
FILLING
You may use the iron with tap-water, but if you live in a hard water area, you should use distilled
water (not chemically descaled or softened water).
If you buy distilled water, check that it’s suitable for use in irons.
1. Set the temperature control to •.
2. Unplug the iron.
3. Hold the iron with the front raised.
4. Raise the side of the water inlet cover to open it.
5. Pour slowly, to let the air in the reservoir escape, otherwise you’ll cause an air lock and the
water will overflow.
6. Don’t fill past max, or water will escape in use.
7. Wipe up any spillage.
SWITCH ON
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Set the temperature control to •.
Sit the iron on its heel.
Put the plug into the power socket (switch the socket on, if it’s switchable).
Turn the temperature control to bring the setting you want next to the mark. The light will
come on.
When the iron reaches the temperature you set, the light will go off. It’ll then cycle on and
off as the thermostat operates to maintain the temperature.
STEAM IRONING
1.
2.
3.
Steam is available when the temperature control is at
or above.
Your iron will adjust the amount of steam automatically.
Wait till the light goes out, then start ironing.
SPRAY
Water spotting affects some fabrics. Test this out on a hidden part of the fabric.
1. Lift the iron off the fabric.
2. Aim the spray nozzle at the fabric.
3.
Press the
system.
button – you may have to press it 2 or 3 times to pump water through the
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SHOT OF STEAM
1.
2.
3.
4.
Steam is available when the temperature control is at or above.
Lift the iron off the fabric.
Press the button.
Leave 4 seconds between shots, to let the temperature build up.
DRY IRONING
If you’re going to dry iron you must empty the reservoir first.
1. Unplug the iron
2. Open the water inlet cover.
3. Hold the iron over a sink. Turn it upside down and drain it.
4. Wipe any spillage off the iron before use.
5. Set the temperature.
6. Wait until the light goes out then start ironing.
VERTICAL STEAMING
Remove wrinkles from hanging clothes, hanging curtains, and furnishing fabrics.
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Check that there’s adequate ventilation behind the fabric, otherwise moisture may build up,
causing mildew.
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Check that there’s nothing behind the fabric that may be damaged by the steam.
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Check that pockets, turn-ups, and cuffs are empty.
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Check that there’s water in the reservoir.
1. Set the temperature control to max.
2. Hold the iron close to (but not touching) the fabric.
3. Press the button (you’re using the “shot of steam” function vertically).
4. Leave 4 seconds between shots, to let the temperature build up.
AFTER USE
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Set the temperature control to •.
Unplug the iron.
Raise the side of the water inlet cover to open it.
Hold the iron over a sink, turn it upside down, and drain the water from the reservoir.
Sit the iron on its heel, and leave it to cool down completely.
When cold, wipe off any moisture, and close the water inlet cover.
Wipe outer surfaces with a damp cloth.
Remove spots from the soleplate with a little vinegar – take care not to scratch it.
Store the iron on its heel, to avoid corrosion and damage to the soleplate.
SELF CLEAN
To avoid scale build up, use the self clean function at least monthly in normal water areas, more
often in hard water areas.
You’ll need a basin or a large bowl to catch the water coming out of the soleplate.
1. Fill the reservoir to the max mark.
2. Set the temperature control to max.
3. Sit the iron on its heel.
4. Put the plug into the power socket and wait till the light goes out.
5. Hold the iron over the basin or bowl with the soleplate down.
6. Press the C, and hold it down.
7. Gently move the iron to and fro, over the basin or bowl.
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9.
10.
11.
Water and steam will wash scale and dust through the soleplate, and into the sink.
When the reservoir is empty, release the C button.
Unplug the iron, and sit it on its heel to cool.
Follow the steps under AFTER USE.
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WENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
To avoid environmental and health problems due to hazardous substances in electrical
and electronic goods, appliances marked with this symbol mustn’t be disposed of with unsorted
municipal waste, but recovered, reused, or recycled.
SERVICE
If you ring Customer Service, please have the Model No. to hand, as we won’t be able to help
you without it. It’s on the rating plate (usually underneath the product).
The product isn’t user-serviceable. If it’s not working, read the instructions, check the plug fuse
and main fuse/circuit breaker. If it’s still not working, consult your retailer.
If that doesn’t solve the problem – ring Customer Service – they may be able to offer technical
advice.
If they advise you to return the product to us, pack it carefully, include a note with your name,
address, day phone number, and what’s wrong. If under guarantee, say where and when
purchased, and include proof of purchase (till receipt). Send it to:
Customer Service
Spectrum Brands (UK) Ltd
Fir Street, Failsworth, Manchester M35 0HS
email: support@russellhobbs.com
telephone: 0845 658 9700 (local rate number)
GUARANTEE
Defects affecting product functionality appearing within two years of first retail purchase will be
corrected by replacement or repair provided the product is used and maintained in accordance
with the instructions. Your statutory rights are not affected. Documentation, packaging, and
product specifications may change without notice.
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