Lightweight but durable
Presses all fabric types well
Great value for money
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Purchased this iron 4 months ago, after having a Phillips iron for 8+years. The ironing plate is very smooth and gives a great result. Problem is a very short cord which is restrictive. Also the stand/base will not fit into the ironing board stand, meaning I have to have a nearby table on which to place the iron when ironing large items (sheets etc). I also find the Spray button in a very awkward place right at the top of the handle. I find I am continually spraying water/droplets when I put my hand too high on the handle. The ironing quality makes up for most of these issues, but I would seriously consider going back to the Phillips next time.
Purchased in November 2020 at The Good Guys for $75.00.
This iron switches itself off all the time even when I’ve only ironed a couple of items, and then splatters water everywhere. Have to switch off and restart. I am very dissatisfied. I would not recommend and regret purchasing it.
Started off really good,now it turns itself off after ironing one piece of clothing abd I have to turn it off then on again.really annoying,wouldn’t buy this brand again,really disappointed
Purchased at David Jones Retail Stores for $130.00.
great Iron made in France
One short coming cord is way too short, made in France not China, old Tefal died so got another one, great iron not too heavy works well, works on all fabrics, easy glide over clothes, good steam output & heats up quickly
Purchased in September 2020 at Target Australia for $99.00.
Love this iron!
Great iron - well worth the $$ - have only had a few days but love it! The large plate glides effortlessly over all fabrics and I love the tip (which is narrower than my previous iron) for getting into between buttons and under / on collar corners, into seams etc. I've used it on all fabric types now with steam function on and off -- it really does make ironing a breeze. Not heavy to hold for prolonged periods either.
I agree with a previous reviewer that for some reason it makes a significant hissing / popping noise when the water tank is full. The steam literally hisses into the air for a bit on being stood back up. If you can forgive it this quirk, it's an absolute pleasure to use.
Purchased in November 2020 at Target Australia for $99.00.
Solid product which heats up quickly and is smooth. Had some white residue spitting out during second usage after following instructions carefully. Comfortable to use, trigger placement of steam button works for me.
Purchased in May 2020 at The Good Guys for $96.00.
Irons well but noisy & hard to hold.
This iron makes a spitting noise every time I stand it up. Very noisy ! Forget ironing with someone else in the room.The other bad feature is the turbo boost button on the handle. It is exactly where I would like to place my hand so I have to concentrate on holding the handle lower down. Very uncomfortable. As for ironing, it is very good and removes all creases.
Purchased in May 2020 at The Good Guys for $99.00.
Without doubt this is the best iron I have ever used. It almost makes ironing a pleasure!!
This is without doubt the best iron I have ever used. It almost makes ironing a pleasure!! My linen shirts have never been easier to iron or look as good. Thank you Tefel
Purchased in March 2020 for $95.00.
How do I stop my FV5605Z0 steam iron turning itself off whenever it feels like it? To re-start it I have to turn it off and on at the wall. In which direction do I need to move it to turn it back on without having to turn it off at the power point. Not impressed with this iron at the moment.
Purchased in November 2019 at The Good Guys for $170.00.
Apparently repairable, works ok, few niggles.
After two unsuccessful experiences with two brand new Kambrook irons bought early this year (no longer made but still in stock), I called a repair agent to ask what brand of iron I could buy that was reliable and repairable. He suggested Tefal, so I bought a Tefal Turbopro after reading good reviews on this site. And yes - it does have three screws on the base (not the plate) unlike most others where these are covered up. This was the cheapest Tefal I could find by the way - I think I paid about $89 on special from Myers. This iron seems to ...work fairly well (I steam clean my clothes with it) although it has - as others have noted - a couple of niggles which can be vaguely annoying. Firstly, the steam shot trigger is too close to the middle underside of the handle and you can easily cause the iron to shoot steam out when carrying it back (watch out for unsuspecting pets here). Other companies have solved this and the other problem of the poor positioning of the water spray button on the top by putting split buttons further towards the front of the handle. The plastic switch for steam on/steam off is a bit lacking in sturdiness feel, and the mounting for this - which I just found pulls out to activate the self cleaning device - feels a bit loose. I've had a few instances of the iron suddenly cooling down and leaking water, but this may be due to the quality of power boards these days. I still haven't quite got the hang of how the self cleaning device works yet either from the manual. One final good point is that the base has a triangular built in stand to reduce the iron from falling off notoriously shaky ironing boards. At least the maroon and white exterior looks good.
Purchased in February 2020 at Myer for $89.00.
Very easy to use and deals effectively on all kinds of fabric with steaming capabilities
Easy to clean and refill water
Only drawback sometimes water get leaks from iron still confused whats the reason for this
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French Made Beauty!
I purchased this iron after my other tefal died and i must say i am super impressed.
The iron has a sleek smooth silky hot plate which glides over any garment nice and easy. It has a stack of different ironing modes for cotton, polyester, Linen etc. I love the fact it has a Extra Large water tank as i like to iron my clothes in one bulk lot, it means i only have to fill up the water compartment once and thats on full high pressure steam setting!
The iron looks great to look at and comes with a water jug which is always handy.
Purchased in December 2019 at The Good Guys for $95.00.
This is Excellent Product
This Tefal Iron does the Ironing Job very nice and smoothly.
There are lots of program I can choose, whether it is Cotton, Polyester, Linen or delicate Fabric.
Each program has different kind of setting and different Heat to suit the Material.
The water stem makes it very smooth and nice.
Overall, I love this Iron.
I would recommend to buy this Iron.
Purchased in November 2019 at Target Australia for $99.00.
Tefal turbo pro iron. Very nice
I bought this iron in october and use it quite often. It has been really good to use. Its relatively light weight for what it is. Ive had no issues with any fabrics.
Only downside is the water inlet as the iron needs to be flat to pour in but when its hot i dont like leaving it flat even for short time.
Purchased in October 2019 at The Good Guys for $130.00.
Good but not perfect!
I bought my Tefal FV5606 a week ago . I did some research before I went and purchased my Iron from David Jones. However, it's only when you get these items home and start using them do you really get to know how the product works. The iron looks good and not too heavy and glides beautifully over your clothes. It has a range of adjustments which allows you to select the heat you need for the fabric you are ironing. It gets nice and hot and I haven't needed to use any ironing aides so that's a saving for me.
It's not all positive, the cor...
Purchased in November 2019 at David Jones Retail Stores for $99.00.
The iron looked excellent even before I opened the box. The box displayed powerful steam jets coming out of the iron and that was exactly what I was looking for. The iron did not dissapoint and ironed the clothes in half the time of my usual iron. Earlier, I would have to manually spray water to iron but this iron eliminates the need to do that. Surprisingly lightweight but durable, the iron is definately something I would recommend for busy mums who dont want to spend ages ironing clothes
Does the job well - a few quirks
Picked up at a good guys sale - the previous ALDI iron had been dropped and was leaking as well as some superficial damage - hence looking for a replacement.
First impressions - solid without being too heavy, and with a really large water filling hole. You can fill the iron straight under a tap instead of using a separate filling device. The triangular surround at the heel of the iron provides a stable base (and with a tilting cord) for when you rest it.
In use - glides smoothly and haven't had any sticking issues with the hotplate base (but ha...
Purchased in May 2019 at The Good Guys.
A good performer for a reasonable price!
Looking for a cheap replacement for the previous iron which seemed to be losing heat and steam as it aged. Settled on the Tefal FV5605 as it seemed to meet our criteria (from the specs on the box) of;
* Reasonably priced
* Auto shutoff
* 2400W heat
* Strong steam
* Not too heavy
Happy to report that this iron appears to have filled the criteria admirably. Heat is more than adequate and my wife is particularly impressed with the amount of steam delivered. It is reasonably light for constant retrieving from a “rest” position to use yet ironin...g performance does not seemed to have been sacrificed. Auto-Shutoff functions as it should and the iron is comfortable to hold with all buttons/dials suitably positioned and easy to press/turn. Cord is fairly short but this now seems to be the norm on all modern irons. Sole plate is Durilium which (based on past experience) should last well. Also included is an “Anti-calc” feature. On the downside, the instructions are those increasingly frustrating foldout versions with multiple languages and instructions communicated predominately through somewhat confusing “coloured drawings”. Fortunately, being an iron it doesn’t require that much instruction to understand and use. I did note, however, a fairly lengthy set of rules regarding a variety of maintenance operations which they want you to carry out in time periods from “3X Year” to “12X Year”. These include “de-calcing” the iron through to cleaning the sole and the steam water pump. The other issue concerns the flip side of having great steam…it must be refilled frequently. While this is a little annoying my wife feels it is a fair compromise considering the amount of steam generated.
Purchased in June 2019 at The Good Guys for $79.20.
Tefal TurboPro FV5605
I bought this product and use for few times. It is powerful as described however, water in the tank quickly run out. And when it's turned off, water just licked out giving a distressing iron experience.
Purchased in February 2019.
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A Better Way to Iron and a Silky Smooth Baseplate
I've had a tonne of irons over the years. So many irons and all different prices and makes. I didn't think there was anything new, different or better in the world of ironing. This is completely different. It's a whole different ballgame. Ironing is now more enjoyable and more to the point, it's efficient. I go looking for clothes to iron now, it's so fast.
I was very excited to try the Tefal Turbo Pro as I've got a lot of other Tefal products and they are all quite good to excellent (Tefal Cook4me is the best). I was most excited to try out ...the baseplate against my clothes which range from very heavy gauge workwear to thin business shirts and satin pillowcases. I know Tefal is famous for their non-stick appliances. The Durilium Air Glide works really, really well. I've never experienced an iron gliding so effortlessly over fabric with or without having it filled with water. The baseplate, not only met my expectations but exceeded them. The heat permeating through the baseplate was intense when it needed to be and gentle for delicates. The results were so quick that if I had a better ironing board I could only imagine how much more time I could shave from an ironing session. The buttons are sturdy and located in places that are natural to grip and use. There is ample information on the iron itself to make sure your settings are correct for each piece of clothing. This is an example of proper design and testing. My favourite feature so far is the spout to fill the water. Every single other iron I have ever used was painful to fill. The water would pool at the top spout and spill everywhere. The TurboPro has a huge spout with a rubber seal, just tip the water in fast, it doesn't overflow. That's a great design feature - Thank you.
Purchased in February 2019.
Review collected in partnership with Tefal
Questions & Answers
I have the FV5605 - and despite the user manual, I cannot find where the anti-calcium device is to clean it. The manual shows it might be in the base - not there - and it might be above the water fill spot - but that is the control for steam/no steam. Most confused.
Sorry Greg can't help with that. I find the leaflet/instruction manual to be absolutely useless
Hi how do u descale/clean this - have a lot of residue in the holes of the plate
Is there a simple on/off power button or switch?
There is no on /off switch. You just need to turn the iron on and off at the power outlet.
- The TurboPro FV5605 has an ergonomic steam trigger which makes smoothing out persistent wrinkles a breeze.
- The clothes iron’s vertical steam function lets you even out your garments without the need for an ironing board.
- The water spray feature helps give the extra boost needed to rid material of heavy creases.
- This iron has a durable soleplate with great scratch-resistance, helping prevent it from snagging your garments.
- A precise tip on this iron helps you navigate all the tight spots in your garments and linen.
- Anti-drip technology helps prevent water spills onto your fabric.
- This iron has an extra large water filling hole - so there’s less chance of you making a mess.
- An auto shut-off feature means this iron gets extra points for safety.
- The inclusion of an anti-scale function on this iron means less time cleaning your iron.
- Coming to $89, this award-winner is cheaper compared to similar models.
Points of praise:
- Many reviewers found that the TurboPro FV5605 glided easily over their clothes.
- This iron is easy to hold and is a comfortable weight, according to reviewers.
- The iron works well across all kinds of fabrics.
|Category||Irons & Steam Generators|
|Features||Anti-Drip, Auto Shut Off, Vertical Steam and Water Spray|
|Colour / Finish||Red/White|
|Steam Output||50 g/min|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
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- GTIN13: 3121040066652
- MPN: FV5605
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