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How do I get my Sharp adding machine to print correctly?

Brand new out of the box, machine is not printing correctly. Simple addition i.e., 100+100 displays correctly, but does not print. It will print the first number correctly 100* but not the second number or the answer. Resetting and removing the battery has not helped. Thanks in advance for your help.

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Sounds like the printwheels are out of time. Sorta of major repairs. gears on side of printer have to be lined up in proper areas. there are small black arrows on the gears. Best bet is look at a working machine and try to line up. Machine may not be worth the time unless you jsut want to try it. Sharp uses the same printers in many different models.

Posted on Jun 24, 2008

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SOURCE: adding machine

4913 x 5 1/2%

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SOURCE: Not printing decimals

Depending on the model there is often a switch that you can set the decimal on, often 1-6 places at the top.

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SOURCE: setting the time and date

To set the date, make sure that you are in Rate Set. type in the date such as August 3, 2010 would be entered as 08.03.2010 then press the date time key. This will set the date. To set the time type in the time such as 4:20 PM would be entered as 16.20 then press the date time key and this will set the time.

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SOURCE: Using the EL-W535, I would

Press the key marked CHANGE to toggle display between fractions and decimals.
To change permanently to decimals, press the SETUP button. Press 2:Editor. Select 1:Line

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