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RP5050 My locked function somehow came on and now when I turn on the device, it says "keys locked" then automatically shuts down. Please help!

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Re: RP5050

If I remember correctly the "Hold" switch on these devices is on the right-hand side and should be showing a red spot at the moment. Just slide it down.

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Re: RP5050

You can download the manual from the link below: Make sure the lock button is in the "down" position. Please update the question & let us know if the information given was useful to you - Good Luck!

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