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Only part of the character/letter is showing

The machine seems to run just fine and there is no problem with the keys or with it moving as it types but none of the characters/letters are complete. The top half of each letter shows but not the bottom. I think there is some adjustment that needs to be made but haven't a clue what it could be. Got any ideas? Thanks.





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Make sure the ribbon is latched into place (should lock down) also check on the ribbon itself to make sure the print is in the middle of the ribbon and not on the very bottom, if the ribbon is locked down and types of the bottom of the ribbon, it is out of adjustment. if the ribbon looks ok, move the paper scale (the plastic piece on top of the platen) up out of the way, then push down sharply on the platen. if it moves down and clickes into place, it should work OK.

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