Thank you for choosing an AEG product. In order to ensure the best results, always use original AEG accessories and
spare parts. They have been designed especially for your product. This product is designed with the environment in
mind. All plastic parts are marked for recycling purposes.
A. RESILIUM™ 500 Soleplate
B. Maximum water level indicator
C. Filling aperture with cover
D. Spray nozzle
E. Spray button
F. Steam jet button
G. Self-cleaning button
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Before first use. Remove all adhesive remains and gently rub with a dampened cloth. Rinse water tank to remove
foreign particles. When turned on for the first time, temporary vapours/odours may occur.
Filling steam iron with water. Make sure plug is removed from power outlet. Turn the temperature selector to '0' and
open the filling aperture cover. Let the iron rest on the heel. Fill water up to maximum level. Close cover.
Caution: Do not exceed the maximum water level.
Plug power cable into a power outlet. Power indicator light turns on. Set temperature by turning temperature selec-
tor to adequate choice. When the light turns green, the iron is ready to use.
Using the spray mist and steam jet function. Ensure that water tank is at least 1/4 full. Use spray mist to pre-damp-
en fabrics by pressing spray button several times to release a fine 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).
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.
3-way Auto-OFF. If iron is left unattended on soleplate or on the side, it turns off after 30 seconds. If left unattended
on the heel, it turns off after 8 minutes. To turn on, just begin to iron again. The indicator light will flash yellow and the
sound alert will beep 6 times before Auto-OFF.
CLEANING AND CARE
Always store iron on its heel rest.
To clean exterior surfaces, use a damp soft cloth and wipe dry. Do not use any chemical solvents, as these will dam-
age the surface. Do not store the iron with water in the tank. Wind the mains cord around the cord storage facility.
Self-cleaning function. Fill the iron with water and heat up the iron. When the indicator light turns green, unplug the
iron. Hold the iron over a sink, press and hold the cleaning button. Use a full tank of water. Release button to stop
self-cleaning function. Repeat the procedure if necessary.
NOTE! Do not use any descaling fluid or vinegar.
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 soleplate, simply wipe with
soft damp cloth and wipe dry.
Enjoy your new AEG product!
Read the following instruction carefully before using the appliance for the first time.
• 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
H. Power indicator light
Safety auto-off light
J. Temperature selector
K. Water tank
L. Cable wrap facility
M. Rubber-napped heel