Updated 14 Jun 2016

Russell Hobbs

Steam Glide RHC909

Snapshot: The Russell Hobbs Steam Glide RHC909 iron has a ceramic soleplate and weighs 1.1kg. But how well did it cope with the creases in our wide range of fabrics?

Steam Glide RHC909
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$100

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Test results

Overall score
86
Performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent on organza, silk, wool.
  • Very good on denim, cotton, linen.
  • Long power cord.
  • Automatic cut-off.

But

No obvious bad points.

How we test

Overall score consists of:

  • Performance (70%) - how well each model removed creases on on synthetic organza, silk, wool, cotton, denim and linen.
  • Ease of use (30%) - covers filling the water tank, handle comfort, moving the iron, steam and spray, adjusting the temperature, and cord convenience.

Key data

Model

Type
Iron
Avg price
$100

Specifications

Cord length (m)
3.4
Hose length (m)
n/a
Weight (kg)
1.1
Watts (W)
2400
Soleplate type
Ceramic

Features

Self-cleaning
Yes
Power-on light
Yes
Drip protection
Yes
Cord storage
Yes
Auto shut-off - horizontal (min:sec)
0:30
Auto shut-off - vertical (min:sec)
8:00
Steam lock
-
Variable steam
-
Refill tank during ironing/steaming
-
Wheels
n/a
Telescopic pole
n/a
Clothes hanger
n/a

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Availability
Exclusive to Noel Leeming.

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