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Writer beeps w/keystroke and does not type.

This typewriter (IBM Wheelwriter 3500) was working fine at another station. However, it was relocated (just a few feet) and now it does not type, but rather, once turned on it will beep w/each attempt to type. On the screen it reads WHEEL 12.

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You are probably in a format mode that was set up for 12 piych printwheel. Install a 12 pitch pwintwheel or exit the format mode.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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