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How To Use; Getting Started; Anti-Drip System - Black & Decker AS800 Use And Care Book Manual

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How to Use

This appliance is intended for household use only.


Remove any labels, stickers or tags attached to the body or soleplate of the iron.
Note: Use ordinary tap water for ironing. Do not use water processed through a home
softening system
Important: For optimum performance, let the iron stand for 90 seconds before beginning
to iron.
Filling Water Tank
1. Open the water-fill cover as shown in (A).
2. Tilt the iron and using a clean measuring cup, pour water into
opening until the water reaches the MAX level mark on the water
tank (B). Do not overfill.
3. Close the water-fill cover.
Note: If you need to add water while ironing, unplug the iron and
follow above steps.
4. Plug in the iron. The iron beeps and digital display window
illuminates green.
Selecting Temperature
1. Read garment's label to help you determine fabric type.
Tip: If unsure of a garment's fiber, test a small area (on an inside seam or hem) before
2. Once you determine the fabric type, turn fabric-select dial to
appropriate temperature setting (from 1 to 7).
Tip: As a guide, the digital display shows the setting number with
the corresponding recommended fabric type.
3. Once the iron reaches the selected temperature, it beeps and
displays READY (C).
3-Way Automatic Shutoff
The automatic shutoff feature in your iron works as follows:
• Once the iron reaches appropriate temperature, it will turn off
30 seconds
after 30 seconds of inactivity if left on its soleplate or tipped over
on its side. If left vertically on its heel rest, it will shut off after 8
minutes (D).
8 minutes
• The unit beeps three times and AUTO OFF flashes on the digital
display window to let you know the iron has stopped heating (E).
• After a few minutes, the digital display light goes off.
• If you pick up the iron, it activates an internal motion sensitive
detector and the iron will start heating again. You might have to
move the iron or shake it gently. The digital display light comes
on and the set temperature is displayed again.
Note: Wait for iron to reheat completely before resuming operation.
Smart Steam
The Smart Steam
temperature settings (between 4 and 7) (F). Once you select
the temperature, the Smart Steam
temperature and adjusts the steam power accordingly. The higher
the setting, the more powerful the steam.
Surge of Steam
Use to remove stubborn creases.
With the water tank filled to the MAX mark, set fabric-select dial to appropriate setting
(between 4 and 7) for your fabric. Read garment's label to help you determine fabric
Note: Steam is automatically turned off between settings 1 and 3.
2. Once you select the appropriate setting, wait for iron to beep
and display READY.
3. Press the surge-of-steam button
(G). For best performance, leave an interval of 5 seconds
between bursts.
Important: Always stand the iron on its heel rest when powered on
but not in use.
Use for removing wrinkles from hanging clothes and drapes.
1. Be sure the water tank is filled to the MAX mark.
2. Hang the garment to be steamed on a clothes hanger. (Curtains or drapes can be
steamed once they are hung.)
3. Set the fabric-select dial to appropriate setting (between 4 and 7) for your fabric.
4. Wait for iron to beep and display READY.
5. Hold the iron close to, but not touching, the fabric.
6. Pull the fabric tight in your free hand and pump the
surge-of-steam button
fabric (H).
Important: Always stand the iron on its heel rest when powered on
but not in use.
Using Spray
Use to dampen tough wrinkles at any setting (J).
1. Be sure the iron is filled with water.
2. On first use, pump the spray button


The anti-drip system prevents water spotting at low temperatures.
Dry Ironing
1. Turn the fabric-select dial to setting 1, 2, or 3 to iron without
(K). The Smart Steam
and there will not be any steam generated.
system generates steam only at higher
technology detects the set
to generate a burst of steam
as you move the iron over the
several times.
system will automatically turn off

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