Please read these operating instruc-
tions carefully. Above all please ob-
serve the safety instructions on the
initial pages of these operating instruc-
tions! Please keep these operating in-
structions for future reference. Pass
them on to any subsequent owner of
Features (Figure 1)
A Rating plate
B Stainless steel soleplate
Ceramic soleplate (DB 7070)
C Steam exit holes
D Spray nozzle
Water filling hole
Steam "ON/OFF" switch and self-clean-
ing function "Self Clean"
G Spray function button
H Steam jet button
K Mains cord
Heel with care information
M Anti-lime system (DB 7070 only)
N Cord storage
O Temperature selector
Transparent water reservoir
Q Measuring beaker
Temperature Selector (Figure 2)
A "Cold" setting
• The appliance may only be operated
using the voltage and current rating
indicated on the rating plate (Figure
• The appliance should only be plugged
into a socket installed according to
• Caution! During use the soleplate and
cover of the iron reach high operating
• Do not leave the appliance unattended
when switched on.
Even when leaving the room for only a
short period remove the plug. Keep
children away from the appliance.
When steam ironing steam is emitted
from the openings in the soleplate –
risk of burns!
• Always remove the mains plug before
cleaning the steam iron, filling with
water or emptying.
• Never immerse the steam iron in water!
• Always place the steam iron in an
upright position on the heel.
• Do not twist or bend the mains cord or
wrap it round the iron while it is still
hot. Only store the appliance once it is
cool and after emptying any remaining
• Please check the mains cord from time
to time for damage! Special tools are
required to repair a damaged mains
cord. To repair this or any other fault
please contact your specialist dealer or
your local customer service centre.
Electrical appliances may only be
repaired by qualified specialists.
Improperly performed repairs may
result in significant risk to the user.