Quick heat up time
Irons different fabrics effectively
Easy to use
Good iron but heavy
This is certainly a good iron and does an excellent job. The only thing I would suggest is to check that you're happy with the weight as I found it to be heavy to use. I also found that the turbo boost button under the handle made it a little uncomfortable for me to hold, but this may be different for other users. It doesn't take long to heat up though, and is certainly effective.
Purchased in June 2019 at JB Hi-Fi.
I use my iron a lot more than most people, almost daily, because I make garments and quilts. I've gone through a lot of irons and I know that there are big differences between them. The most expensive ones aren't always the best.But it's an excellent piece of iron.This iron is very safe
This is perfect, I can't leave without it :)
it works well. and the price is reasonable too. My mom loves it. I am loving it and i am happy with my invested. I would recommend it to a friend. Even my aunt want it too:) She came home and used it once and she was said its very nice.
I brought myself one because I didn't have one. Fancy that! An 18 year old doing his own laundry and ironing, so it doesn't have lines through my outfits.. Best purchase I ever ever brought, definitely recommending this to my family and friends. Can't wait till they see me doing my own ironing lol.
A Very Good Iron With Some Flaws
Overall the Tefal model FV5648 iron is a nicely featured iron which performs very well in the ironing department but which has a few drawbacks.
It’s useful features include the ability to use plain tap water and the supply of ample amounts of steam when required for ironing heavy cotton. Other good features are auto-off for safety and a swiveling power cord entry.
The negative points I found were that it’s relatively heavy, has a short power cord and it comes with a difficult to decipher user manual.
If considering this iron, ch...
It's no Iron Mike, but man this thing punches through those creases
Yes, this was provided to me as a part of the ambassador program, no I have not been given any instructions specific to how the review should go other than to make it honest.
Right from the beginning it should be known, I am NOT an ironing guru. I HATE ironing. Almost as much as I hate brussel sprouts... the devils vegetable.
I literally buy my clothes based on whether or not they will need ironing or at least not need much ironing, so am I the right person to review it? It is always good to get an expert and someone who has no idea what ...the hell they're doing right?? hmmm... Don't get me wrong, I do iron things, maybe once or twice a year or a lot when I am going for a job interview. I do actually own an iron. I purchased a Sunbeam digital iron quite about 5 years ago and it has had maybe a 3 hours use, so this is really all I have to go on to compare it to without dipping back into my memories as a kid with my mums iron which I am pretty sure you need to heat up on a stove it was that old. Straight off the bat the first thing that comes to mind when this thing came out the box was this was not like most normal boring looking irons, it looks like it will iron them at 300kmh down conrod straight. It honestly looks like it has come straight out of the design shop of redbull racings F1 team. I bet not a lot of people are probably looking for that in an iron, but hey it looks pretty sleek.
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Great performance punches above its weight
Fairly intuitive to use, the nicely balanced weight just right, control easy to use to the extent I felt like I had owned the iron before. I still wear long sleeve cotton shirts for business, so I use the iron daily also the kids prefer their non-iron school shirts looking neatly pressed with a steam iron!. Instructions tick the box, without really fully explaining the features, using infographics and illustrations is an inexpensive way to get the message across, not sure how effective it is for everyone, being tech/gadget savvy I just jump in ...and figured it out! Excellent steam performance complemented with the easy-glide soleplate with the provision for blasting extra steam for those big creases, very easy to use to get excellent results. The iron looks well made and I have no doubt should last the test of time, it certainly looks and feels more robust than the Phillips iron it replaced during this evaluation. Likes: good design, perceived build quality, quick warm-up, plenty of temperatures and steam controls, easy and familiar controls in everyday use, excellent performance in removing creases in dry cotton shirts on the first pass. Niggles: Power cord 85cm compared to 100cm with the Philips, this is a real problem for me as the ironing board used is quite long, so the cord is not long enough to reach the end of the board when ironing around the yolk of the shirt, I have to turn the ironing board 90 degrees to the plug to complete the job, water tank not big enough, I was surprised to run out of water after ironing two shirts, on looking closer, I measured the water tank capacity and established the Tefal tank contains a mere 300ml compated to 425ml with my old Philips.
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Performance wise the best iron I've ever used... let down by small 1.8m cord
On the box claims
• Made in France
• #1 in Glide by Tefal Durilium Airglide Autoclean (33% more glide)
• Turbo Boost 220g/min (remove the toughest creases)
• Removable Calc Collector
• Auto Off
• Efficient ironing
• Vertical steaming ...
Questions & Answers
I own an FV5648 which I bought a few years back. In the last few months, while using the iron, the red pilot lamp starts flashing and the iron stops heating. This happens annoyingly at very regular intervals. The only way to get the iron going again is switching off the power (and takes a few attempts). I have to keep doing this a few times during an ironing session of say a hour. Very annoying. Does anyone know why this is the sase and how to resolve it permanently?
- The TurboPro FV5648 has a vertical steam function so you can rid hanging garments of any wrinkles.
- It includes a spray function to get rid of stubborn creases on delicate fabrics.
- The iron has a precision tip which lets you iron around all the nooks and crannies of your garments.
- It has an anti-drip feature so you don’t have to worry about water leaking and staining your clothes.
- You can put this iron on eco mode - helping save the planet and your power bill.
- The iron has an auto-shut off feature, providing optimal safety for you and others in your household.
- It includes an integrated anti-scale function, making for easy cleaning.
- Continuous steam output produces quick results.
- 2400 watts of power makes the heat-up time quick.
- The iron has a Durilium AirGlide Autoclean technology soleplate which allows for an easy glide and maximum steam distribution.
- Coming to $169, this iron is a reasonable price compared to similar models.
Points of praise:
- Reviewers said this iron was lightweight and easy to use.
- Ironers noted that this iron glides well over a variety of fabrics.
- The quick heat up time of the Turbo Pro FV5648 was praised by reviewers.
|Category||Irons & Steam Generators|
|Features||Anti-Drip, Auto Shut Off, Vertical Steam and Water Spray|
|Colour / Finish||Blue, Black|
|Steam Output||50 g/min|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
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