An outstanding value, Rowenta's entry-level iron offers impressive steam capabilities along with enhanced features, including a sharper precision tip and easy-read ergonomic controls. Patented Microsteam stainless-steel soleplate has 400 microholes for perfect steam distribution. Highly polished soleplate surface for an excellent glide. Auto-Steam feature continually adjusts steam output to the temperature of the soleplate. Sharp precision tip reaches difficult areas like collars, seams and around buttons. Ergonomic thermostat knob provides a precise reading of settings. Crystal tank with graduated lines for easy-to-see water level. Built-in Anti-Calc system removes impurities, ensuring long-lasting, clean steam. Works with tap water; no need for distilled water. Vertical steam is ideal for drapes and hanging garments. Auto shutoff stops power after 8 minutes if left vertical, after 30 seconds if left horizontal or tipped over. Self-cleaning system.