Important recommendations: Safety instructions: Please read these instructions carefully before first use. This product has been designed for domestic indoor use only. Any commercial use, inappropriate use or failure to comply with the instructions, the manufacturer accepts no responsibility and the guarantee will not apply. • Never unplug the appliance by pulling the power cord. Always unplug your appliance: - before filling the water tank. - before cleaning the appliance, - after each use. • The appliance must be used and placed on a flat, stable, heat-resistant surface. When you place the iron on the iron rest, make sure that the surface on which you place it is stable. • This appliance is not intended to be used by persons (including children) with reduced or impaired physical, sensory or mental capabilities or persons lacking appropriate knowledge or experience, unless a person responsible for their safety provides either supervision or appropriate instructions concerning use of the appliance prior to its use. • Children should be supervised to ensure they do not play with the appliance. • This appliance may be used by children aged 8 or over and persons lacking appropriate knowledge or experience or persons with reduced or impaired physical, sensory or mental capabilities provided that they have been thoroughly instructed regarding the use of the appliance, are supervised, and understand the risks involved. Children shall not play with the appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be made by children without supervision. Keep the iron and its cord out of reach of children less than 8 years of age when it is energized or cooling down. • The surfaces of your appliance marked by this symbol can reach very high temperatures when functioning, which may cause burns. Do not touch the hot surfaces of the appliance (accessible metal parts and plastic parts adjacent to the metallic parts) until the appliance has completely cooled. • Never leave the appliance unattended when it is connected to the mains. Before storing the appliance, once it is unplugged, please wait until it has cooled down (around 1 hour). • Never fill your appliance directly from the tap. • The cartridge cap must not be opened during use. • The appliance must not be used if it has been dropped, if it has any visible damage, if it leaks, or if it functions abnormally in any way. Do not attempt to dismantle your appliance: have it examined at an Approved Service 4 Centre to avoid any danger. • Check the electrical power and steam cords for signs of wear or damage prior to use. If the electrical power cord or the water connection cord is damaged, it must be replaced by an Approved Service Centre to avoid any danger. • All accessories, consumable goods and spare parts must be purchased exclusively from an Authorised Service Centre. • For your safety, this device complies with applicable standards and regulations (Low Voltage Directives, Electromagnetic Compatibility, Environment, etc.) • Your appliance is an electrical appliance: it must be used under normal conditions of use. • It is equipped with a thermal fuse to avoid overheating. • Always plug your steam generator: - Into an electrical system whose voltage is between 220 and 240 V. - Into an earthed electrical outlet. Any connection error may cause irreversible damage and voids the warranty. If you use an extension cord, ensure that the outlet is 16A bipolar with an earth conductor. Important notice for ≥ 2800W models only : Under unfavorable conditions, phenomena such as transient voltage drops or lighting fluctuations may occur. Therefore it is recommended to plug the iron into a power supply with a maximum impedance of 0,30 . If necessary, the user can contact the electricity supplier for further information about the system impedance at the interface point. • Fully unroll the electrical cord prior to plugging it into an earthed electrical outlet. • Do not leave the power or steam cords close to or in contact with sources of heat or sharp edges. • The sole plate of your iron and the iron rest on the base unit can reach extremely high temperatures, and can cause burns: do not touch them. Never touch the electrical power cords with the sole plate of the iron. • Always use a vented/mesh ironing board to prevent water spots on clothes and to avoid hot steam venting sideways. Be careful of hot steam when ironing close to the edges of the board. • Your appliance produces steam which may cause burns. - Handle the iron carefully, especially when ironing vertically. - Never iron a piece of clothing while it is worn by a person, but always when it is on a hanger. - Never iron while in a sitting position with one’s legs under the ironing board. - Never point the steam at people or animals. • Never immerse your appliance iron in water or any other liquid. Never place it under a running tap. • During first use, your appliance may give off smoke, an odour or a discharge of particles, but these phenomena are not harmful and will disappear. If you use the appliance for the first time, if you have replaced the anti calc cartridge or after filling the water tank, press the steam control button continuously for few minutes pointing it away from your linen, in order to prime the pump and obtain steam. • When in use, your electric pump injects water into the iron solepate. It makes a noise but this is normal. • Safety Instructions for the Anti-Scale Cartridge and the Collector (Depending on Model): - Not for drinking - Keep out of the reach of children - Dispose with household refuse - Keep in cool dry place. - Prior to rinsing the collector (depending on the model), always wait until the appliance is cool and unplugged for over an hour to unscrew the collector. To perform this operation, the product must be near a sink, since some water may flow out when opening it. - Never operate the appliance without the scale collector. - Never fill the iron using the collector’s opening.PLEASE RETAIN THIS INSTRUCTION BOOKLET FOR FUTURE REFERENCE - Prior to rinsing the collector (depending on the model), always wait until the appliance is cool and unplugged for over an hour to unscrew the collector. To perform this operation, the product must be near a sink, since some water may flow out when opening it. - Never operate the appliance without the scale collector. - Never fill the iron using the collector’s opening. Environment protection first ! i Your appliance contains valuable materials which can be recovered or recycled. Leave it at a civic waste disposal centre. For information on any problems, please refer to the instruction booklet on the package.