TEFAL Smart Protect FV4970 Steam Iron

Smart Protect FV4970 Steam Iron
Safe for all fabrics*. No setting needed, No burning.

• Smart Technology provides the perfect balance of heat and steam to suit all fabrics* – no setting needed
• Scratch-resistant soleplate offers outstanding glide and more active steam holes for fast, easy ironing
• 2500W iron delivers 40g/min continuous steam and 150g/min boost for tough creases or vertical steaming
• Anti-drip and anti-scale functions for spotless linen and lasting performance, plus Eco Mode** and auto-off
*All ironable fabrics
**-20% compared with energy use at maximum output level

Absolute protection, ultra easy ironing.

Equipped with Smart Technology, Smart Protect provides one perfect combination of temperature and steam for absolute garment protection and worry-free ironing. This simple to use steam iron requires no setting, and provides risk-free ironing results on all ironable fabrics, from tough materials to delicate garments. Ease and protection is matched by performance and very good results. The Durilium® Technology ensures exceptional glide and high-efficiency results, with active steam holes at the tip, sides and even the center of the soleplate for maximum steam distribution. With an anti-drip function to avoid water stain, a smart auto-off function for extra safety, an energy-saving setting that reduces energy use by 20%*, and more, Smart Protect delivers very good ironing results with absolute ease. * -20% compared with energy consumption at maximum output level.

* Ironable fabrics 

*Ironable fabric

* -20% compared with energy consumption at maximum output level.

  • Smart Technology for worry-free ironing

    Smart Technology provides one perfect combination of temperature and steam output for efficient ironing on all types of fabric*

  • Effortless ironing

    Scratch-resistant soleplate offers outstanding glide for quick and easy ironing

  • Efficient

    Maximum steam distribution for efficient ironing

  • Powerful performance

    2500W for fast heat-up and powerful steam performance

  • Ease crease removal

    Up to 40g/min continuous steam softens fabrics for efficient crease removal 

  • Smooth results 

    Steam boost to tackle tougher creases fast or refresh clothes through vertical steaming

  • Energy saving

    ‘Eco Mode’ cuts energy use by up to 20%**

  • No staining 

    Clever anti-drip feature safeguards against garment staining

  • Peace of mind

    Turns off if left unattended >5 minutes on side or soleplate, and >8 minutes on heel

  • Safe for all fabrics

    You can iron tough or delicate fabrics from linen to silk without burning your garment.

  • No setting

    Smart Technology provides the perfect balance of heat and steam for efficient ironing on all fabrics*

  • Precision pressing

    Precision tip for easy ironing between buttons

Power 2500  W
Continuous steam output 40  g/min
Steam boost 150  g/min
Vertical Steam    
Setting of steam & temperature No setting needed  
Soleplate Technology Durilium Technology  
Glideability of soleplate ****  
Durability of soleplate / scratch resistance *****  
Precision Tip    
Continuous steam diffusion Tip, side and heart  
Ergonomic steam trigger    
Comfort Handle    
Stable rest hill    
Water tank capacity 270  ml
Water filling hole Extra Large  
Eco Mode    
Power cord length 2  m
Anti scale function Integrated anti-scale and Anti-scale setting  
Colours Ice White  
Guarantee 1 YEAR  

Instructions & Manual
Frequent questions

No, leave the iron to cool down before putting it away and follow the 4 tips: empty out the water remaining in the tank, set the thermostat to the minimum, close the steam control and stand it upright or place it on the base (depending model).

If your iron has an anti-calc system, you should clean the anti-calc valve once a month. To do this, unplug the iron and leave it to cool for 30-45 minutes. Empty the water and remove the valve, holding it by the top. Let the anti-calc valve soak for 4 hours in a glass of commercially available white vinegar or natural lemon juice, then thoroughly rinse the anti-calc valve under tap water. Reposition the anti-calc valve into your iron. Warning! Never touch the end of the anti-calc valve. the iron does not work without the anti-calc valve.

The electronic system cuts off the electric power and the Auto-Stop warning light flashes if the iron is left vertically on its heel for more than 8 minutes, or in a horizontal position for more than 30 seconds. To restart the iron, just move it gently until the warning light stops flashing. Please note: the auto-stop light will be lit during normal use.

The electronic system cuts the power and the auto-stop light flashes if the iron is not moved for more than 8 minutes (on its heel rest or base) or is left flat for more than 30 seconds. To turn the iron back on, gently shake it until the light goes out.
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