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Personal Wheelwriter, the daisy wheel spins the carrier spaces to the right then it beeps..it keeps doing this til lit hits the right margin. tried anothe print wheel, no change.

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It's not completing the power on reset probably a board or power supply. If you have the ability remove the board and look for debris on and around it.

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Posted on Oct 04, 2010

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