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The letter I hit on the keyboard do not print on the paper....I can hit B and it prints 6, I can hit t and there is a 3 like to the 3rd power to the upper right of the t......On the display the letters are all garbled as well as on paper The display also shows "APAGE" and KYBD 099, but we have no manual and do not know the solution. The keyboard seems to be connected properly.

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  • Andiepoo Feb 06, 2008

    I am having a similar problem as roxie211, I the code button with x and it is not working. HELP!

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2008

    When typing the number 5 we are getting 1/2 typed instead. Where do we find an instruction booklet online? This is for the IBM Wheelwriter 2500

  • bethamic Mar 03, 2008

    I have the same problem my display shows KYBD099 and is printing the incorrect letters code x did not help? Any other suggestions?

  • Magikist Mar 05, 2008

    My problem is similar. When I type a m the letter y types right after...and when I type a t the letter v types first. But when I type the letter d, the whole keyboard freezes and nothing works. I've restarted this thing a dozen types. and I've hit the code-lang key a thousand times. Nothing's helping!!

  • anbarasu Jun 25, 2008

    i also a similar problem when i type shift+2 it print as " and when i type shift+' it prints as @...when shift+ 3 is typed it prints as£

  • Reuben Prinzing
    Reuben Prinzing Jan 17, 2014

    where is the key code



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Keyboard 99 is Laten supplemental. Try holding down the code key and pressing the x key it should reset the keyboard.

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