Question about Royal Office Equipment & Supplies
The correction ribbon goes onto a gear, but the gear is no moving on its own. We have to physically twist the ribbon for each letter we are correcting.
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Correction function not working
I've found that if I don't use the machine for a few weeks the correction tape that is exposed to the air becomes ineffective. I make a bunch of corrections in a row until fresh tape comes off the roll and the correcting function starts to work again.
Posted on Oct 09, 2007
SOURCE: the correctional tape
Hello. I had a similar problem, and Upstatoes helped me. Mine started with striker stuck forward, and then went to working for a few days, but sticking forward again And it was caused by the spring not being in the right place. But the correction tape housing is pushed up and pulled down by the white, adjustable piece on the right side, that has the screw holding it into the adjustment place. If you take off the ink ribbon, push the carriage to middle, and turn on the typewriter, there will be a switch at the top left of the keyboard, on the underside, you will need to flick with your finger, one time, as the carriage moves to the left. This is the reference switch, and you will be tricking the typewriter into thinking it is now in the left side start position. After this, you can see the white adjuster piece on the right side of the carriage, and, as you type a letter, also see if it is holding down the correction tape housing. Then when you hit the erase key, see if the cam on the inside (looking through the small holes in the correction tape housing) turns and pushes up this housing? It may be the tab in the white adjuster is not inside the grove of this cam. Either way, at that point, you may be able to see if something else is not as it should be? My problem was the long side of the spring was not underneth the white adjuster. (I had been putting it under the housing, and it was not helping ot push everything up like it should be.) Aparently this cam with the white adjuster tab in the groove holds everything down, easily, as you type, but has to have the spring help to push up when you use the earse key.
Posted on Sep 18, 2008
SOURCE: warning sound, didn't move
Check to be sure the correction tape isn't tangled in the print wheel. If it is or was check the wheel to be sure it isn't damaged,
Then try it without the correction tape.
Posted on May 04, 2009
SOURCE: Typewriter won't type
check to see that when yu replace the ribbon it has not slipped in front of the print ribbon and that you have not got the button for corection pressed by mistake it is using this to print you letters not the ink ribbon
Posted on Jun 12, 2009
I called a local dealer for instructions. Apparently I accidentally released the daisy wheel when installing the new correction ribbon. Thank you.
Posted on Sep 03, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 07, 2014 | Royal Office Equipment & Supplies
Jun 19, 2014 | IBM Q27 Lexmark 6781-025 Typewriter...
May 20, 2013 | Brother GX-6750 Typewriter
Oct 13, 2010 | IBM Wheelwriter 6 Typewriter
Apr 01, 2010 | Royal PowerWriter Typewriter
Jul 09, 2009 | Royal Office Equipment & Supplies
May 19, 2008 | Lexmark Wheelwriter 15 Series II...
27 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!