Oliso® Pro™ TG1600 Smart Iron (yellow)

Oliso® Pro™ TG1600 Smart Iron (yellow)
$169.99
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The Oliso® TG1600 Pro features Oliso's patented iTouch® technology. Simply touch the handle and the iron lowers, ready to work. Take your hand off and the patented scorchguards lift the iron off the board preventing scorches, burns, and tipping. Less strain and 30% time savings are added benefits to this Smart Iron's 1800 watts of power and horizontal or vertical bursts of steam. The TG1600 Pro features a 30-minute extended auto-shut off for sewers and quilters, a 12.7 oz side fill tank, a beadblast stainless steel soleplate, flat pressing surface, detailer tip, and a 12-foot cord for full range of motion. Learn More

Editor's pick:

"Makes ironing easy, even a little fun." Martha Stewart Living, April 2011

"The ingenious design keeps your beloved garments looking great wtihout the risk of burning." Creative Needle, Aug. 2008

"Make scorched shirts history - this iron raises itself off any surface when not in use." O at Home Fall 2006

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Designed for Quilters and Sewers

  • iTouch® technology: Patented Scorchguards™ lift with the touch of your hand and lower when you’ve stopped ironing, preventing burns, scorching and tipping.
  • Ergonomic:  No more repetitive lifting; iron levitates above the fabric and lowers with the simple touch of your hand
  • Ready when you are:  Iron stays on for 30 minutes before shutting off. Simply touch the handle to reactivate.
  • Anti-drip system: Prevents spitting and leaking while the iron is hot
  • Pointed Detailer Tip:  Creates crisp pleats, pockets, cuffs and collars.  Great for bias tape and tight corners.
  • Pro-Zone™ Soleplate:  Extra flat pressing area eliminates dimple impressions in fabric.  Beadblast chromium finish for unparalleled glide and scratch-resistance. 

Powerful 

  • Quick Heating: 1800 watts of power
  • OnePass™ Pressing: extra thick soleplate for optimal heat retention. Powerful vertical and horizontal steam removes the toughest wrinkles.

Extra Features

  • 12’ cord with a 360° pivot
  • Extra large (12.7 oz) water tank for heavy steam usage
  • Water tank is side-loading for easy access
  • Comes with large fill cup
Reviews
Oliso® Pro™ TG1600 Smart Iron (yellow) is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 1433.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from the best iron ever, i will never go without again First...i love the fact it has an extra long cord , also it heats up extra fast. i really love the i-touch feature its very convenient and you can also choose to turn off this i-touch feature , i also think when buying an expensive iron from Quilters stand point the tip of the iron is very important as well , i love the small tip of this iron it glides perfectly on my small Quilting seams , the last thing is the durability of this iron, i had it for 3 years now, and i have never had a hitch with it !!! helpful info. i do not ,will not use this iron for any heat n bond or any sticky craft work etc... , i have a less expensive iron for that
Date published: 2018-04-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I love this iron. I’v owned many Iron through my quilting years. This is my favorite. Not having to sit it up whenever I need to stop ironing for a moment is such a convenience. I can even just take my hand off the handle without moving it off my fabric. I’ve had 2 of them, not because the first broke, but because I bought the one for quilting that has the long cord and doesn’t shut off for 30 minutes so I can sew & press without having to wait for it to reheat every time. I gave my first one to my daughter. We both love them. The only thing that I wish was different is that I’m not able to completely empty the water from the reservoir when I’m finished using it.
Date published: 2018-04-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Went through two, neither held up I was given the first iron as a mothers day gift from my family. They all chipped in because the cost was high. I loved the pop down foot feature. It eliminated the worry of the iron tipping over. Unfortunately, the first one had to be returned because the foot function stopped working. I was sent a replacement for no charge. It worked well for about a year and stopped heating. Since it was beyond the warranty period, the cost to have it repaired was $70. Instead of repairing and investing more money on top of the $200+ my family paid; I bought a $20 iron, it's reliable and works quite well.
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Disappointment I really wanted to like this iron. It is my second one. I had it in yellow and less than a year later, it leaked. Oliso replaced it and allowed me to trade it in for pink which was awesome. I treat my irons with respect but use them frequently as I'm a quilter. The cover plate turns brown and is difficult to clean. I use bottled water as recommended and yet, it just is a disappointment. Sometimes it doesn't get hot and othertimes it clearly is too hot. Sometimes it leaks, and sometimes it doesn't. I really love the pink iron and really love the heat when it works right......but it doesn't work right!
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from really bad experience, twice! I first bought this iron at the Road to California show and liked it until something melted inside and it began smoking and dripping hot plastic from the steam holes onto the ironing board and the floor. I returned that one and the replacement iron spewed hot steamy water all over quilt pieces I was trying to press (the steam feature was not on). Returned THAT one and requested a refund but was told it had been too long since purchase so they sent me ANOTHER iron which I absolutely did not want, did not trust, and eventually gave it (unopened!) to a quilting group who was willing to give it a chance.
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very Poor First, I will start by saying you are not going to like this review. I purchased your iron at a quilt show. Unfortunately, they had none available to take, and promised to send them as soon as manufactured. The only good thing is that it did come in a few weeks as promised. The lift system on the iron stopped working within a month. Since it was under warranty you did send a new one. Unfortunately, the irons heating element stopped working after a year, which meant it was no longer under warranty. I was told I could send it back (my expense) and you would fix it (at my expense). Much cheaper to buy a new iron. Would not recommend to anyone. One star is too high a rating.
Date published: 2018-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Satisfied I have had my Olisio for about 3 years and am very satisfied. I am a quilter and use this iron exclusively. I researched quite a bit before purchasing and found that there were actually some mixed reviews but I purchased and am very glad I did. The Smart technology of not having to set the iron up is so very helpful. I found that the iron does not take long at all to heat back up after it goes into cool mode which is nice also. Overall, I am very satisfied and actually recommended that my sister get one when she was ready to purchase a new iron. She has had hers for a couple of months and is very satisfied with her iron as well.
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Satisfied I've only had my Olisio 1600 for 5 months, but compared to the many irons I've purchased over the years, this iron gives me the same experience as the old irons with the fabric on the cord!!! I iron all of my clothes, including t-shirts and jogging suits and pajamas. And this iron handles all types of materials well. I'm just learning to sew, and it's great for my projects. The 30 minute shut off is wonderful. The iTouch feature is an added bonus. It gives great steam. Works well with no steam. And I love the fact you can use tap water!!! The only drawback is the price, but you really can't put a fair price on quality!!! I love it though!!!
Date published: 2018-04-19
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Questions

You reference the 30 minute auto shut off option. Does this mean it will not shut off for 30 minutes in the horizontal position as long as it is moving? Frustrated with current iron that shuts off every 30 sec. when ironing yardage.

Asked by: Amy Lou
Hello Amy, 30 mins auto shut off means the iron if not touched for 30 mins or its not been used, the it will shut off automatically, but again when you touch the iron, it will heat up again. Thanks Kevin
Answered by: Oliso Customer Care
Date published: 2019-10-09

My Oliso Pro is not working properly. The lift iTouch is no longer lifting. Can you offer advise on how to fix?

Asked by: moylandavis
Please call our customer service at 1-800-899-5157. They can either replace or repair the iron. Thank you!
Answered by: Oliso Customer Care
Date published: 2019-06-28

My iron smells like burnt carmel once it heats up.  What can I do about this?

Asked by: Linda
Though it could be several simple to fix issues (a bit of fusible stuck on the soleplate for instance), the best answer is to call our customer service at 1-800-899-5157 or email them at customerservice@oliso.com. After asking you a few more questions, they should be able to get to the bottom of it!
Answered by: Oliso Customer Care
Date published: 2019-03-27

Have you changed your warranty and do the irons last longer than the reviews?  Based on those reviews, I will not purchased now.  I am a quilter and use my iron daily for hours.

Asked by: Barb
Hi Barb! Our Pro TG1600 model now has a 3 year warranty as we are aware that many of our users for the quilting model use it daily for many hours. We are a family company that takes our product quality seriously and our customer service as well. When you call us, you are treated like family and we stand behind our products. We hope that you will choose to give Oliso a try as we truly do create products to help simplify people's lives and make them better. Thanks so much for reaching out!
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2020-04-18

My itouch olido iron isn’t working.  No heat and feet are temperamental. I love it and was wondering how much it would cost to fix and where would I send it?

Asked by: Phyllis
Please contact our customer service department for further assistance by phone or email: 1-800-899-5157 or customerservice@oliso.com. We hope this improves your oliso experience. Thank you for being an oliso customer!
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-02-21

After reading your reviews, Have you rewritten the warranty on specifically the TG1600. I was a satisfied Oliso owner and had experienced the same frustrations of those that wrote reviews, i.e. not staying hot enough and spitting on my quilts.

Asked by: Marie67
We can relate and understand your frustration when an expensive electrical product does not last as long as you expected. But with that said, it's an electrical appliance and it's going to give out at some point depending on the usage. Since Nov 2018 we have been working with our engineers to resolve many of the common issues that make an iron burn out. We are improving parts and changing the material of those parts so they last a lot longer under extreme use. We will also be launching a new page on the oliso website to explain the "do's and don'ts" of ironing because we have notice there are a lot of misunderstanding out there in the ironing world. For example, people have been told for years to put distilled water in their irons when in fact distilled water is the worst type of water you can use. The reason is there are no minerals in distilled water so the distilled water will pull minerals from the rubber seals causing the iron to leak. Another example is, if you press the steam button 10 times in a row we do not care if you have a $3000 iron the iron will leak. The reason is that you are flooding the soleplate of the iron with cold water causing the plate to cool down and not turn the water into steam and the water has to go somewhere. We are updating our warranties so any of the oliso "PRO" products will come with a three year warranty. Also we have lowered our repair fee from $69.99 to $29.99. We hope we were able to answer your questions and concerns about buying another oliso iron. Thank you
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-10-03

Hi! I have the Oslio Pro. I accidentally ironed iron-on interfacing on the sticky side. I got some off by ironing over a towel but there is still some there and it turned brown from using it again. What should I use to clean it?

Asked by: Lori718
We actually have a few tricks that might work. The first one is get the iron hot. Then cut a brown paper bag so it can lay flat. Then carefully place the iron on the paper bag and move the iron back and forth, this should help remove the "gunk". If this does not work please go to a Joann Fabric or Bed Bath store and ask them for soleplate cleaner and follow those instructions. We hope one of these tricks work. Thank you
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-07-01

How much does it weigh?

Asked by: Gail
The oliso TG1600 irons weighs about 5lbs.
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-09-07

Does the blue iron weigh the same as the yellow one?

Asked by: Gail
Thank you for your question regarding the weight of the oliso irons. All the models are around 5lbs. Please remember you do not have to lift your oliso iron.
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-09-07

What are the differences between models?

Asked by: CAhen
Please see below image
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-09-16

Do I need to use purified water or is tap water ok for the iron? If tap water is acceptable, will the iron drip because of a mineral buildup?

Asked by: Diane
The oliso smart iron requires tap water or bottled spring water, never 100% distilled water. This is because distilled water is so pure that it has the ability to remove minerals from the metals inside the iron, causing premature leakage.
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-09-24

I was wondering about water to use in iron. Iron seems to spurt water and run out so should I use distilled water?

Asked by: Smiley
Sorry for the extreme delay in responding to your question. It somehow got overlooked. To answer your question, as with all irons, the water tank should be emptied after every use. This will ensure a clean water tank for every new ironing session. Additionally, the oliso smart iron requires tap water or bottled spring water, never 100% distilled water. This is because distilled water is so pure that it has the ability to remove minerals from the metals inside the iron, causing premature leakage. Thank you
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-01-18

How heavy is the iron?

Asked by: Lena
The oliso TG1600 iron is about 5 pounds. Please remember you do not need to lift the oliso iron like a traditional iron. Simply touch the handle of any oliso iron and the oliso iron will lower itself down. Once you take your hand off the handle of the oliso iron the iron will raise itself back up. Thank you
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-01-18

Does this tg1600 quilters iron 12 ft cord , 30 min shut off, 1800 was, large water, sturdy iron plate. What else?  Does this come in gray?

Asked by: Linda
Thank you for your questions regarding our TG1600 iron. Unfortunately, the oliso TG1600 series only comes in our signature butterscotch and pink. Please visit the oliso website for a list of all the features and benefits of the oliso TG1600 irons. Here is a link: www.oliso.com/shop/tg1600-pro-smart-iron-for-quilters-sewers.html Thank you
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-03-16

Why does this pink iron only have "Oliso" printed on it instead of "OlisoPro"? The description is the same for both irons.

Asked by: Fredda
Sorry for the delay in our response to your question. We are in the process of updating our marketing and retail packaging and we have also updated our company logo. This is the reason "pro" isn't on the new images of the iron. The iron has remained the same. Thank you
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-01-10

Is there a difference between the yellow and pink or is it just a color preference?

Asked by: Bonnie
Thank you for your question regarding the TG1600 iron. There is no difference between the Butterscotch and Pink. Thank you
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-01-10

I am considering purchasing the yellow iron. My husband and I both disabled on a limited income. Are there any rebates available? If I purchase the iron at JoAnn's Fabric, can I still purchase a 5 year warranty? If the iron needs repairs who pays shippin

Asked by: RLGC
Thank you for writing us and letting us know your situation. We will send you a direct email to discuss our questions and concerns. Thank you
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-01-23

how often do you have to fill water resevour? If say I was busy sewing and pressing for couple hours

Asked by: fisherman
Sorry for the delay in our response. Thank you for your question, with that said it's a hard one to answer as there are a lot of variables that come into play. It totally depends on how many times you press the steam button and also the setting of the iron. Thank you
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-03-16

Hi I live here in England and I absolutely love this iron, if I order one will it work here in uk, or will I need some kind of plug adaptor or transformer? If not could you tell me if where and when will it be here in the United Kingdom,

Asked by: Louise
Sorry for the delay in our response. The oliso irons will be available in the United Kingdom this summer 2019. We are currently working with our international distribution partners. Please stay tuned. Thank you
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-03-16

Please advise the voltage this iron can be used for.

Asked by: Patricia J
Thank you for your question regarding the voltage of the oliso irons. All oliso irons available in the USA are 110/120V. I see you are from Australia, you are able to buy the 220/240V version of the oliso iron from Spotlight. Thank you.
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-03-16

Diff. btwn TG1600 yellow and TG1600 Pro Pink ?

Asked by: bobeff
Thank you for your question. There is no difference between the two colors except for the color of the iron its self. Thank you
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-07-09

could you let me know what is the differnce between TG1050, TR1100 and TG1600

Asked by: Renee'
oliso has three different models: TG1050 (Blue), TG1100 (Orchid and Gray) TG1600 (Pink and Butterscotch) TG1050 is our everyday iron. It is 1600 watts and has an 8 minute auto shutoff. The TG1050 has a premium stainless steel soleplate with more steam holes for consistent steam flow. TG1100 is heavy duty steam iron and has a large soleplate. This iron is 1800 watts for performing heavy duty tasks and better steam performance. This iron also has a 8 minute auto shutoff. This iron was design for someone who will be ironing everyday. TG1600 is a professional iron which has 30 mins auto shut off, 1800 watts of power, and a 12 foot power cord. The TG1600 has a thick chromium finish soleplate for durability, scratch resistance and unparalleled glide; specially designed steam distribution. This iron was design with the quilters and sewers in mind.
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-03-16

Why will my iron not steam any longer? Do I need to clean it out,if so how?

Asked by: Terri
Over time, your soleplate and steam chamber may need cleaning. For soleplate cleaning, oliso recommends using a hot-iron soleplate cleaner. To clean the internal steam chamber, begin by heating up your iron, preferably near a sink or drain, and fill the water tank. Then, over the sink, repeatedly press the “Steam Burst” button until water drips heavily out of the bottom of the soleplate. This will remove any mineral deposits that have built up. If there is anything we can do for you to remedy this situation, please contact our customer service department for further assistance by phone or email: 1-800-899-5157 or customerservice@oliso.com. We hope this improves your oliso experience. Thank you for being an oliso customer!
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-03-16

Is the iron suppos d to squeak when it goes into lift action?

Asked by: Beverly
Sorry for the delay in our response. Yes, the oliso irons do make a noise when it raises and lowers. There is a gearbox within the iron. If you have any additional questions please reach out to our customer service department by phone or email for assistance: 1-800-899-5157 or customerservice@oliso.com. Thank you for being an oliso customer!
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-03-16

is the a difference in the pink and yellow models? some say oliso pro on the sides and some don't.  

Asked by: head
Thank you for your question. No the TG1600 Pink iron and the TG1600 Yellow is the exact same iron. Thank you
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2018-12-22

Where can I find information on the extended warranties on the irons.

Asked by: Sharon
Please go to www.oliso.com/shop/smartiron/ and scroll to the bottom of the page.
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-03-16

Is there a version that would work in the uk?

Asked by: Tullibody gal
We are currently working with our international distributors please stay tuned.
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2018-11-22

I have an pink Oliso Pro. I need to know the full load amperage this iron puts out please for my new sewing room that we are building. Thank you.

Asked by: CindyP`
The oliso TG1600 iron is rated to 1800W, which rates at a current of 14.4A. So if it is the only operating appliance on the circuit, then a 15A rated fuse will work ok. Please check with their electrician and local ordinances on the best configuration for their room. Thank you
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-03-16

What does "beadblast" refer to and why is it important? I've never heard that term. Thank you!

Asked by: Harriet
Thank you for your question regarding beadblasting. "Beadblast" is a method of finish process for a metal surface by throwing little beads at the surface of metal. It helps make the surface more smooth and allows for a better glide. Thank you
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2019-03-16

Does this iron come in other colors?

Asked by: Marge
Yes! The oliso TG1600 iron also comes in Pink. Thank you
Answered by: Oliso Customer Service
Date published: 2018-11-13
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