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Problem with striking

Won't strike the correct key. Error message says KYBD 099

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Re: Problem with striking

Sounds like a keyboard problem. Check the connectors to be sure they are fully pluged in, if this isn't the problem try putting a piece of foil over the rt hand keybourd connector contacts that are bussed together (seven I believe) replug the ketboard and test. BE SURE TO BUSS ONLY THE CONNECTORS THAT ARE BUSSED ON THE CONNECTOR!!

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