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You can reset all functions to original settings by doing this simple self test.
1. Turn typewriter off
2. Hold down the margin release key.
3. While holding down margin release key, turn on typewriter.
4. release margin release key
typewriter will now begin to type on it's own.
5. Turn typewriter off and then on again
all settings will now be cleared.

Posted on Mar 12, 2009


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