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Operating instructions

Steam ironing system
B 2312
B 2826
B 2847
en - AU, NZ
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the appliance, it is
essential to read these instructions
before it is installed and used for the
first time.
M.-Nr. 09 726 700

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Steam ironing system B 2312 B 2826 B 2847 en - AU, NZ To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance, it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time.

  • Page 2: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposing of your old material appliance The transport and protective packing Electrical and electronic appliances has been selected from materials which often contain materials which, if are environmentally friendly for handled or disposed of incorrectly, disposal, and can normally be could be potentially hazardous to recycled.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for the environment ......... . 2 Disposing of your old appliance .

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    Descaling tablets ..........58 Original Miele all purpose microfibre cloth ......58 Problem solving guide .

  • Page 5: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions This appliance complies with all relevant local and national safety requirements. Improper use of the appliance can, however, present a risk of both personal injury and material damage. To avoid the risk of accidents and damage to the appliance, please read these instructions carefully before using it for the first time.

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    Warning and Safety instructions This appliance is not suitable for outdoor use. Safety with children Young children must not be allowed to use this appliance. Older children may only use the appliance when its operation has been clearly explained to them and they are able to use it safely, recognising the dangers of misuse.

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    A damaged ironing board cover could be dangerous. Do not use the steam ironing system without a fitted ironing board cover. The ironing board cover can be ordered as an Original Miele spare part. The electrical safety of this steam ironing system can only be...

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    Warning and Safety instructions Faulty components must only be replaced by genuine Miele spare parts. The manufacturer can only guarantee the safety of the appliance when Miele replacement parts are used. During installation, maintenance and repair work, the appliance must be disconnected from the mains electricity supply. It is only completely isolated from the electricity supply when: –...

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    Warning and Safety instructions Correct use Caution! Danger of burning! The steam escaping from the iron, the sole plate and the steamer jets are very hot. This appliance is intended for domestic use only and is not to be used for commercial purposes. Do not use a steam cleaner or high-pressure cleaner to clean the steam ironing system.

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    Warning and Safety instructions Always place the iron with the steam function switched off on the iron rest so that the sole plate doesn't overhang any side. Otherwise, there is a risk of burning. Danger of burning! The iron rest becomes hot if the iron is left to rest on it for a long time.

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    Using accessories Only use genuine Miele spare parts and accessories with this appliance. If spare parts or accessories from other manufacturers are used, this will invalidate the warranty, and Miele cannot accept liability.

  • Page 12: Description Of The Appliance

    Residual water drawer m Castors h Storage compartment (top) for the n Release handle for assembling iron and steam hose holder * Standard accessory with B 2847. Available as an optional accessory with B 2312 and B 2826.

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    Description of the appliance h On/Off s button with indicator light i Indicator light * for when use with steam is ready j Empty water container k indicator light k Indicator light l for when steam a Dial for height adjustment and generator is too hot dismantling l Indicator light 2 to signal when...

  • Page 14: Transporting

    Transporting The steam ironing system is fitted with two castors. These allow the appliance to be pulled and pushed on flat surfaces while in the folded up position. Always transport up and down stairs with two people. The ironing board must be at the bottom when transporting this way.

  • Page 15: Assembling

    Assembling ^ Move the steam ironing system to a desired location. ^ Pull the back of the ironing board upwards with both hands until it ^ Pull the release handle upwards clicks into place at the horizontal while holding the handle on the back position.

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    Assembling The steam ironing system is now assembled. This is the lowest working position with a height of 83 cm.

  • Page 17: Height Adjustment

    Assembling Height adjustment You can adjust the steam ironing system to suit your individual height. Make sure the mains connection cable does not become jammed while doing this. Ensure the ironing board is locked into place on both sides of the tower (see 'Assembling').

  • Page 18: Connecting

    Connecting The steam ironing system is supplied with a mains cable and moulded plug ready for connection to an AC single phase supply (220 - 240 V 50-60 Hz). ^ Guide the connection cable through the slot in the lid and then close the storage compartment.

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    Connecting ^ Close the storage compartment. ^ Connect the iron by plugging the steam hose into the steam connection socket. When doing this, pull back the sliding switch on the plug of the steam hose and release it after clicking into the socket.

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    Connecting Danger of burning! The iron rest becomes hot if the iron is left to rest on it for a long time. Avoid any direct contact with the iron rest while it is hot. Only touch the handle at the back of the iron rest.

  • Page 21: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time Water hardness Before using your Miele steam ironing system, you should first familiarise For trouble-free operation of the steam yourself with all functions in order to be ironing system, and to ensure that the able to use them correctly.

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    Before using for the first time If you cannot obtain information on your Please go to 'Switching on'. water hardness level from your local If the water hardness in your area is water authority, you can measure the different, set the appliance to the hardness yourself using the test strip appropriate level.

  • Page 23: Setting The Water Hardness Level

    Before using for the first time Setting the water hardness ^ Press the j button briefly to select the number of flashes which equates level to your water hardness level. You can programme the water Each press of the button moves you hardness level using the buttons on the up a level.

  • Page 24: Switching On

    Switching on Switching on the steam ironing Filling the water container system The indicator light k illuminates if the water container is empty or not fitted in the steam ironing system. ^ Press the On/Off button s. The circle around the s button will light up yellow.

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    Switching on If the water container is filled and refitted immediately after the indicator light k lights up, no waiting time is required. The indicator light * will indicate that the steam function is ready to use again. As long as the indicator light k is illuminated, the steam system is not active.

  • Page 26: Water Quality

    Switching on Water quality Do not use distilled water only to fill Use only fresh tap water in the the water container. This could result appliance. in damage to the steam ironing system. You may also use water that has been prepared with commerical water filters.

  • Page 27: Cooldown Function

    Switching on CoolDown function If the iron is not moved for longer than three minutes, it ceases to heat. After a while, steam is not generated and the indicator light * goes out. When the iron is moved again, it begins heating up automatically.

  • Page 28: Selecting The Ironing Temperature

    Switching on Selecting the ironing temperature The ironing temperature is set using The temperature levels are indicated the temperature selector on the iron. by dots on the temperature selector which correspond to the international care instructions for ironing. Care label Ironing with steam Ironing without steam for the best ironing result...

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    Switching on ^ Set the temperature selector to the Tip: Sorting the laundry required temperature. To iron more efficiently, sort your The indicator light on the temperature laundry according to the garments' selector is illuminated as long as the sensitivity to heat. iron is heating up.

  • Page 30: Ironing

    B 2826 and B 2847: Your steam ironing system is fitted with one of the following types of irons, depending on the model: B 2312: a Steam button * b Sliding switch for continuous steam c Power setting button m...

  • Page 31: Ironing With Steam

    Ironing Ironing with steam If you notice any condensate under the ironing board, soak it up with a towel. Bursts of steam are activated by Some flooring can be damaged by pressing the * button. drops of water. Pressing the * button also triggers the operation of the fan.

  • Page 32: Ironing With The Non-stick Sole Plate

    Ironing Ironing with the non-stick sole plate Furthermore, it helps to avoid, or at least reduce, shiny patches on dark A non-stick sole plate is located in the clothing. storage compartment at the base of the tower. This can be easily clipped onto Always test first on an inconspicuous the iron.

  • Page 33: Fan

    Only on B 2312: board, and fixes fabrics to the ironing Pressing the o button activates the board so that they do not easily slip.

  • Page 34: Heated Ironing Surface

    Ironing Heated ironing surface The ironing surface of the ironing board is heated automatically when the steam ironing system is switched on. This function reduces the formation of condensate in the ironing board.

  • Page 35: Steamer

    The steamer* can also be used on the You can exchange the iron and the B 2312 and B 2826 steam ironing steamer at any time while ironing. systems (*optional accessory). You do not need to switch off the The steamer a makes it easier to steam ironing system to do this.

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    Steamer The distance maintained between the steamer and fabrics is dependent upon the delicateness of the material, and can vary from fabric to fabric. Always test first on an inconspicuous part of the fabric. During pauses in steaming, condensate can build up in the steam hose, which is expelled when the steam button is pressed again.

  • Page 37: Brush Attachment

    Steamer Brush attachment The steamer is supplied as standard with a brush attachment which clips onto the head of the steamer. When the brush is attached, the steamer can be held directly against fabrics. Always test first on an inconspicuous part of the garment. The brush helps to lift fabric fibres.

  • Page 38: Switching Off

    Switching off To switch off the steam ironing system: ^ Press the On/Off button s. The yellow circle around the button s will go out. The last fan settings selected will be saved and will be available when the appliance is switched on again. When packing away: ^ Switch off at the wall socket and withdraw the plug.

  • Page 39: Dismantling

    Dismantling ^ Place the iron on the iron rest to cool down. While the iron is cooling down, you can dismantle the steam ironing system. To do this, the ironing board must first be put into its lowest working position. Ensure that the connection cable does not get caught and that the residual water drawer is completely pushed in...

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    Dismantling Make sure the ironing board is in its lowest working position when unlocking it. There must not be any objects resting on the ironing board when doing this. ^ Guide the ironing board downwards or allow it to lower by itself. The board will hold independently in this position.

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    Dismantling ^ Store the iron and the steam hose holder in the storage compartment at top of the tower once the iron has cooled down enough on the iron rest. ^ Store the steamer (on the B 2847) in the storage compartment at the base of the tower.

  • Page 42: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Automatic rinsing Automatic rinsing cleans the steam generator of mineral deposits from vaporised water. After water throughput of approx. 3 litres, the water in the steam generator is drained into the residual water drawer the next time the appliance is switched on. The rinsing process lasts for a few minutes.

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    Cleaning and care Rinsing process The contents of the steam generator are drained into the residual water drawer. Some steam is released and burbling noises can be heard. The indicator light 2 lights up. Emptying the residual water drawer The residual water drawer may be warm after rinsing. Remove the residual water drawer when prompted by the indicator light 2.

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    Cleaning and care Ensure that the metal contacts at the top of the residual water drawer are clean and dry. It is via these contacts that the appliance is informed when the residual water drawer is full or fitted in the appliance. If the contacts are wet or dirty, this information is not transmitted.

  • Page 45: Automatic Descaling

    One tablet is required for each descaling process. More descaling tablets can be ordered directly from Miele or online at www.miele-shop.com (depending on country). The iron or the steamer must not be connected when the appliance is being descaled.

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    Cleaning and care Reminder to descale If two operating hours remain until the appliance must be descaled, the indicator light k begins to flash red. The less time remains until descaling, the faster the indicator light flashes, until it finally lights up constantly. During the time between which the indicator light k begins to flash and lights up constantly, the descaling process can be started by pressing the j button.

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    Cleaning and care The indicator lights in the control panel will guide you through the descaling process. Follow the indicator light prompts, e.g. 2 empty the residual water drawer, k fill the water container etc. The entire descaling process takes approx. 90 minutes. Carry out the necessary actions only when prompted to do so by the indicator lights.

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    Cleaning and care Preparing the descaling process The descaling process can be started when the indicator light k flashes red or lights up constantly. ^ Unplug the steam hose from the steam connection socket. Do not connect the iron or the steamer during descaling. This would interrupt the descaling process by switching off the appliance.

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    Cleaning and care ^ Press the j button for a few seconds to start the descaling process. The indicator light k now lights up yellow. If the steam ironing system is still warm from previous use, the indicator light l will illuminate. The descaling process will automatically continue once the appliance has cooled down and the indicator light l has gone out.

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    ^ Empty the water container. Fill the water container to the descaling symbol k with fresh tap water (approx. 25 °C to 35 °C) and place a Miele descaling tablet (see 'Optional accessories') in the water container. Ensure that you adhere to the mixing ratio for the descaling tablets.

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    Cleaning and care Starting the descaling process After approx. 10 minutes (dissolving time for descaling tablet), the descaling process starts automatically. At different times during the descaling process water is pumped into the steam generator and then deposited in the residual water drawer.

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    Cleaning and care Completing the descaling process The residual water drawer may be warm after descaling. ^ Remove and empty the residual water drawer. ^ Rinse and dry the residual water drawer thoroughly. Ensure that the metal contacts at the top of the residual water drawer are clean and dry.

  • Page 53: Cleaning The Housing

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the housing Switch off at the wall socket and remove the plug before undertaking any cleaning of the housing. Do not use any abrasive cleaners! Depending on the level of soiling, the housing can be wiped clean with either a dry or damp all purpose microfibre cloth (see 'Optional accessories').

  • Page 54: Cleaning The Ironing Board Cover

    The ironing board cover can be ordered as an Original Miele spare Before removing the ironing part. board cover, switch off the appliance and at the mains.

  • Page 55: Cleaning The Water Filter

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the water filter The water filter prevents foreign bodies in water from getting into the steam ironing system and damaging it. If the water filter is dirty or blocked, it can be cleaned. A dirty water filter can be recognised by a more frequent pumping sound in the water feed pump.

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    ^ Clean the water filter thoroughly light (see 'Problem solving guide'). under running water. If the water container is cracked or exhibits other damage, it must be replaced. Only use Original Miele spare parts. See back cover for contact details.

  • Page 57: Optional Accessories

    All and absorb moisture well. components work together to achieve The separate underlay made of needle this goal. For this reason, Miele has put felt allows steam to pass through it and together a comprehensive range of provides pleasant cushioning.

  • Page 58: Cleaning And Care Products

    Optional accessories Cleaning and care products Miele offers a range of specially designed cleaning and care products for effective and gentle care of your appliance. Descaling tablets Miele descaling tablets guarantee optimal descaling of your Miele steam ironing system. One tablet is needed each time the appliance is descaled.

  • Page 59: Problem Solving Guide

    With the aid of the following guide, minor problems can be easily corrected without contacting Miele. This will save time and money as a call-out charge will apply to customer service visits where the problem could have been rectified as described in these operating instructions.

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    Push the tower down to its lowest working position and then the release dial, followed by the release button. The ironing board can now be either dismantled or placed in a working position. If the ironing board continues not to lock into place, call Miele.

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    Wait until rinsing has finished system is in the (see 'Automatic rinsing'). process of rinsing. A fault has been Remedy the fault as explained in indicated by one of the following pages. the indicator lights. The appliance is Call Miele. damaged.

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    (see 'Assembling'). of the tower. The appliance is Call Miele. damaged. The iron remains There is a fault with Call Miele. constantly at a high the steam ironing temperature.

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    (see 'Assembling'). of the tower. There is a fault with Call Miele. the steam ironing system. The descaling process The iron or the Unplug the iron or the steamer...

  • Page 64

    The setting of the water hardness level has not been completed. Ensure this procedure has been completed. If the indicator light does not go out, call Miele. The On/Off k indicator The water container, Push the water container back light illuminates during or its contents, was into the appliance.

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    Clean and dry the metal contacts on the residual water drawer and push it back into the appliance. If the indicator light does not go out, call Miele. The steam function The steam ironing Plug the connection cable into on the iron or steamer...

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    If the indicator light continues to correctly. flash, call Miele. The indicator light * There is a fault with Call Miele. flashes three times the steam ironing and k lights up.

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    Fit a new water filter faulty (e.g. broken). (see 'Cleaning the water filter'). If the indicator light continues to flash, call Miele. The indicator light * There is a fault with Switch the appliance off and flashes five times and the steam ironing then back on again.

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    Switch the appliance off and the steam ironing then back on again. system. If the indicator light continues to flash, call Miele. The indicator light * There is a fault with Switch the appliance off and flashes seven times the steam ironing then back on again.

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    Switch the appliance off and then back on again. There is a fault with If the indicator light continues to the steam ironing flash, call Miele. system. The steam ironing The descaling Switch off the appliance and system constantly...

  • Page 70: After Sales Service

    In the event of a fault that you cannot easily remedy, please contact – Miele See back cover for contact details. When contacting Miele, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance, both of which are shown on the data plate visible in the tower behind the water container.

  • Page 71: Electrical Connection

    AC single phase If mains connection cable is damaged, 220-240 V 50-60 Hz supply. it must be replaced with a Miele cable The voltage and frequency are given on by a Miele approved service technician the data plate, located in the tower only.

  • Page 72: Technical Data

    Dimensions in stored position (H x W x D) 1280 x 470 x 370 mm Dimensions when assembled (H x W x D) 970 x 470 x 1480 mm Weight B 2312 and B 2826 = 29 kg B 2847 = 30 kg Voltage See data plate...

  • Page 76

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B 2826, B 2847

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  • Marilyn Oct 06, 2016 05:01:
    Hello our miele ironing board cannot be back on the same position after pressing it up afterclean​ing the water down we already dismantlin​g it the rotating for up and unlock is stock and didn't work at all....hel​p pls....