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Olivetti PT 505 types the letter pi when small caps m is selected. How do you reset this

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If you are using a daisy wheel it will be an International daisy wheel or,check settings to see if it is set at International settings.If it is an international daisy wheel or a PS wheel change them for a standard 10" or 12"

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Get some WD40 and spray it on thw segment (the place where the type bars are swung) then everywhere the key mechinism pivots.

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SOURCE: When I push down on the Capital letter key the

I wish I could see the unit. Something is blocking the lift assembly. Something simple I am sure. Lift it and lay it on it's back and look for a lever or spring that may be out of place. Maybe something dropped inside and is jamming it. Big paper clips or if you have a small child around. Little toys, pencils etc. Good luck.

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Most likely the platen is not fully seated. Press down firmly on both ends it should snap into place.


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It sounds like you installed a printwheel wit a very small font probably 15 pitch put in one with larger print.

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SOURCE: How do I adjust the up-stop for the basket in my Olivetti Lettera 35?

It is probably just gummy. Get some WD40 and lube all the vparts and pivot points inv0lved in the shift.

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