This lightweight cordless 360 Freestyle Iron by Panasonic comes in its own heat-resistant carrying case for easy traveling to quilt retreats or on trips! It has a detachable water tank, with a cuilt-in, lifetime anti-calcium build-up cartridge, so you can use tap water. It teatures a double elliptical soleplate (points on both ends) trademarked by Panasonic, automatic shut-off feature, (after 10 minutes_ electronic temeperature control, and anti-drip system. It even steams in the vertical position. Won the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval. Iron heats up in 1 minute to maximum (392) degree) temeperature, after removing from base - you have two minutes, 30 seconds of ironing at set temperature, before iron begins to cool. You may iron for a full 6 minutes before the iron reaches low. Every time iron is replaced on base, it reheats. Base features an auto-wind cord reel. This iron is perfect for quilters especially for applique methods. Also features adjustable steam, spray mist and jet of steam for tough wrinkles or self cleaning. Detachable water tank holds 4 Power Source 120V 60 Hz. Dimensions: 5 q/8" x 3 15/16" x 8 11/16" and weighs only 4.4 lbs!