At random, during calculations - plus, minus, equal, anything - suddenly the letter P appears in the window. I have to total the calculation out and start over. Is there a way I can stop it from doing this?

Re: "P" appears on screen

Well , I've been having the same problem for a while now. I tried taking out the screws but they were way too tight so I tried the oldest trick in the book. I banged it up a little and so far everything seems fine!!!

Posted on Nov 06, 2008

Re: "P" appears on screen - Sharp EL-1701C Calculator Calculators

Did that and the P still shows up.

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

Re: "P" appears on screen

Thank-you so much!

I had the same problem and was going to buy a new adding machine but I did a quick search and found your website.

I loosened the screws (which seemed loose already) on the bottom but the "p" came up almost immediately.

Next I tightened the screws up and voila!! It works!! The
problem was that the screws had loosened up during years of use.

Thank-you fixya.com!

Perry

Posted on Jul 03, 2008

Re: "P" appears on screen

Try loosening the screws on the back. On ours they were installed too tightly, probably pinching something inside and causing the P to appear at random.

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

Mar 01, 2014 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

While in the D position or PD position, N Count

is OFF. In the N Count N position every

Plus, Minus, Equals Plus, Equals Minus,

Memory Plus or Memory Minus key depression

is counted. The Accumulator and its N Count

or the GT N Count can be printed by

depression of the Subtotal or Total key. When

either Memory Subtotal or Memory Total is

depressed, Memory N Count will print. N Count

is always printed in red, left justified. If the

Equals key is depressed immediately after the

Subtotal Total, Memory Subtotal, or Memory

Total the average of the entries is printed.

When the N Count prints on the 7150, an audit

symbol will print to the left of the N Count.

The audit NA will identify the Accumulator

register N Count, NG will identify the GT

register N Count and NM will identify the

Memory N Count.

is OFF. In the N Count N position every

Plus, Minus, Equals Plus, Equals Minus,

Memory Plus or Memory Minus key depression

is counted. The Accumulator and its N Count

or the GT N Count can be printed by

depression of the Subtotal or Total key. When

either Memory Subtotal or Memory Total is

depressed, Memory N Count will print. N Count

is always printed in red, left justified. If the

Equals key is depressed immediately after the

Subtotal Total, Memory Subtotal, or Memory

Total the average of the entries is printed.

When the N Count prints on the 7150, an audit

symbol will print to the left of the N Count.

The audit NA will identify the Accumulator

register N Count, NG will identify the GT

register N Count and NM will identify the

Memory N Count.

Apr 23, 2012 | Monroe 7130 Calculator

You enter the problem into the calculator and when you are finished you press the equals sign to make it give you the answer to your problem.

Here is an example;

If I wanted to know what the sum (or total) was for 2 + 10+ 16 - I would enter the number 2 and then the plus sign + and then the number ten and the plus sign + and then the number sixteen and the plus sign again + and then press the equals sign which looks like this =. when I press the equals sign = the calculator gives me the answer to my question of what the total of those numbers are.

I hope this helps?

Here is an example;

If I wanted to know what the sum (or total) was for 2 + 10+ 16 - I would enter the number 2 and then the plus sign + and then the number ten and the plus sign + and then the number sixteen and the plus sign again + and then press the equals sign which looks like this =. when I press the equals sign = the calculator gives me the answer to my question of what the total of those numbers are.

I hope this helps?

Jul 16, 2011 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

The Sharp VX-2652H is a commercial calculator that prints in 2 colors, extra large display,Special features include 3-level (sub/total/grand) totaling, markup
keys, tax keys, a 4-key memory and item count. AC operation. 2.75"H x
9.83"W x 12.5"D.

The Sharp VX-2652B is a scientific calculator,

Quick and quiet 12 digit print/display calculator with stored memory tax rate key and 4 key memory. Large, easy-to-read 12 mm display.Features .Comfortable Cylindrical Step-sculptured Keys . designed for fast and comfortable operation. Extra ease is provided by contoured Plus/Equal and Minus/Equal keys.

So the difference is 1 is a commercial calculator and the other is a scientific calculator.

The Sharp VX-2652B is a scientific calculator,

Quick and quiet 12 digit print/display calculator with stored memory tax rate key and 4 key memory. Large, easy-to-read 12 mm display.Features .Comfortable Cylindrical Step-sculptured Keys . designed for fast and comfortable operation. Extra ease is provided by contoured Plus/Equal and Minus/Equal keys.

So the difference is 1 is a commercial calculator and the other is a scientific calculator.

Sep 07, 2010 | Sharp VX-2652B Calculator

When you have Print function on and the total you want printed on the screen, simply press the button that looks like a pound sign ( # ). This will print whatever is on the screen.

Jun 25, 2010 | Canon P170-DH Calculator

1. Enter your beginning balance

2. Press the minus (-) key

3. Enter the amount of a check

4. Press the equal (=) key. Balance will be displayed.

5. Press the minus (-) key

6. Enter the amount of a check

7. Press the equal (=) key. Balance will be displayed

Repeat steps 5 through 7 as necessary.

To enter a deposit:

5. Press the plus (+) key

6. Enter the amount of the deposit

7. Press the (=) key. Balance will be displayed

Don't press any other keys (i.e., Clear) until you have completed all checks and deposits.

2. Press the minus (-) key

3. Enter the amount of a check

4. Press the equal (=) key. Balance will be displayed.

5. Press the minus (-) key

6. Enter the amount of a check

7. Press the equal (=) key. Balance will be displayed

Repeat steps 5 through 7 as necessary.

To enter a deposit:

5. Press the plus (+) key

6. Enter the amount of the deposit

7. Press the (=) key. Balance will be displayed

Don't press any other keys (i.e., Clear) until you have completed all checks and deposits.

Jan 28, 2010 | Canon P170-DH Calculator

Its a little strange. Suppose you want subtract 10 from 38. Do this:

Enter 38 press plus key.

Enter 10, press minus key.

Press the equal sign. You will have the result.

Enter 38 press plus key.

Enter 10, press minus key.

Press the equal sign. You will have the result.

Oct 05, 2009 | Canon P23-DH Calculator

TI calculators have an annoying habit of dimming the screen when the batteries are changed so that it appears as if the calculator isn't turning on at all. Turn the calculator on (or at least press the ON key). Press and release the 2ND key. Press and hold the Up-arrow key for a few seconds and see whether the screen becomes legible.

Oct 21, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

press the plus key again, it should work. ie put a number in and press the plus key twice, it should double, and again it should double again and so on

Sep 16, 2008 | Casio DR-T220 Calculator

Equals is used during a calculation of division, percentage, multiplication, etc. Use the total key or * key for a total of substraction or addition.

If this helps, please rate me. Thanks, Patty

If this helps, please rate me. Thanks, Patty

Dec 28, 2007 | Canon P23-DH Calculator

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I also have the problem with the P appearing on screen during calculations.I am very frustated with having to total the column and start over again.

The screen has P.E locked I can't get anything else. I have used the reset button on the back, pressed the 2nd button M+, M- and just about every combination possible

Like everyone else. The P appears in the middle of a calculation. I think the current solution posted may be correct. I've tried to loosen the screws to no avail...paobably because they're too tight.

Have had this problem since I bought the calculator. Should have returned it!

The "P.E" appears only in the "print" mode! The manual suggests that there is a paper jam, However, this problem occurs even if the paper transport is free, loose and clean without any jam inside the rollers or transport system.

I loosened, re-thightened the backside mounting screws as suggested elsewhere, but without success.

I'll gladly fax a copy of the manual, should anyone has a need of it. (...If the requests are not overwhelming).

same problem "p" appears after entering a few numbers.

I used this calculator for two years without this problem occurring.

I loosened the screws on the back of the calculator but that did not help.

I was thinking maybe my batteries were low. I then removed the batteries and put the same batteries back in. Turned on the calculated and it kept revving so I hit the "reset" button on the back to make it stop. This turns the calculator off. I then turned the calculator on and it has been working fine ever since.

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