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Calculator not working

Turn instrument on get a flash of a black screen then calculator goes off n to a blank screen

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  • Anonymous Nov 13, 2007

    i get a black screen when i turn on my TI-83

  • s0ngb1rd378 Nov 13, 2007

    Does anyone have a solution for a totally black screen on my ti-83? It's not a contrast issue and so far, that has been everyone's solution. Does anyone have any other ideas? I have already checked the contrast and have tried removing the batteries. I also held down the delete key and the clear key while replacing the batteries. There have been some websites offering ways to clear the memory that also have not worked. Please help if you can.

  • Anonymous Nov 28, 2007

    I turn on the calculator and it comes on for about 1 second and it shuts itself back off. I replaced the batteries and still nothing.

  • yakkattackk Dec 05, 2007

    My calculator would not turn on. The low battery notification never showed it just shut off and would not turn on. I put fresh batteries in and now when I turn on my TI-83 Plus, the screen is black. I can turn it on and off but I can't get rid of the black.

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I found this somewhere else on this website
and it worked for my broken ti-83plus which had same odd startup symptoms.

Remove one of the AAA batteries.
Press and hold CLEAR while reinstalling the AAA battery.
Continue holding CLEAR button and press ON.
Release buttons and press CLEAR again.
Calculator should be normal mode now. ;0)

Posted on Jan 22, 2008

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