Genuine Toshiba owner's manual. Couldn't really ask for more. And written in understandable English in contrast to a few recent experiences I have had with manuals for other equipment other than Toshiba but made in China and written in "Chinglish"!
Text excerpt from page 15 (click to view)
Before the first wash we recommend that you pour 2 litres of water into the main wash compartment of the detergent drawer in order to activate the ECO valve. Then run a cotton cycle at 95Â°C, with the machine empty, in order to remove any manufacturing residue from the drum and tub. Pour half a measure of detergent into the main wash compartment and start up the machine.
To switch the appliance off turn it to Â«0Â».
1. Place the laundry in the drum
Open the door. Place the laundry in the drum, one item at a time, shaking them out as much as possible. Close the door.
5. Select the desired programme
Turn the selector dial to the desired position: the lights corresponding to the different phases making up the selected programme light on.
The duration of the programme appears in the display.
2. Measure out the detergent
Pull out the dispenser drawer until it stops. Measure out the amount of detergent recommended by the manufacturer in a graduated cup and pour it into the main wash compartment . If you have selected the prewash function, pour detergent into the appropriate compartment marked .
6. Select the temperature
Press the Temperature button if you wish to select a temperature value different from the one proposed by the washing machine. The relevant light will light up.
95Â° 60Â° 40Â° 30Â°
3. Measure out the additive
If required, pour fabric softener into the compartment marked , without exceeding the Â«MAXÂ» mark.
7. Select the Spin Speed Rinse Hold option.
4. Switch the machine ON
Turn the selector dial to the desired programme to switch the appliance on. 15
Press the SPIN SPEED button repeatedly, in order to select the desired spin speed or the Rinse Hold option. The relevant light will light up. If you select the Rinse Hold option, the machine will stop at the end of the programme with the water still in the tub.