[Coladam] Issues with Printer

Craig Lindholm eclindholm at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 04:07:35 CET 2010

Hi Geoff

Even in Typewriter mode, nothing prints or carriage return. I am going
to take it apart and check contacts.


On 01/05/2010 07:19 AM, geoff+oltmansfamily.org wrote:
> If you're in Electric Typewriter mode, then whatever you type should print
> immediately. However, if you enter Word Processor mode by hitting Escape,
> then you'll see your typing on the screen but not on the printer until you
> tell it to print.
> Are you leaving it in Electric Typewriter mode? If so, try hitting Return a
> few times and see if it will advance the paper.
> On Tue, 05 Jan 2010 00:42:25 -0800, Craig Lindholm <eclindholm at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello again.
>> Now that I have unpacked my ADAM, it is time to get it working again :'(
>> As I mentioned in my previous email, I have and issue with my ADAM.
>> When I power the unit up, the thing that holds the ribbon moves all the
>> way to the left.
>> The daisy wheel then spins for a bit
>> The thing that holds the ribbon moves to the right by about an inch or
> so.
>> I remember that there should be a carriage return and a big click sound
>> in this sequence, but I am not getting one. The ADAM seems to work fine.
>> I can type on the screen but nothing prints.
>> Does anyone have any ideas on where to start looking?
>> Thanks
>> Craig
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