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TI-83 hello I have a TI 83 and a black screen shows up when I turn it on. What are some of your suggestions to fix this problem? Thanks in advance.

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It might just be that your contrast is really dark. I'm guessing this because if it turns dark then it must still work. so hit the "2nd" key and then hit the down arrow. Do this several time repeating those steps and it should lighten up. Good luck hope this helps alot

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