IBM Wheelwriter 6 Series II (Reconditioned)

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About The IBM Lexmark Wheelwriter 6 Series II

The IBM Lexmark Wheelwriter 6 Series II is the same as the Wheelwriter 6, but has a new style cover.

The IBM Lexmark Wheelwriter 6 Series II high-quality impact printing typewriter makes glare a thing of the past with non-glare keys that help minimize eye fatigue and a design that makes it easy for typists to see the print line as they type. With a large user-accessible storage capacity of 31,000 characters, typists can create letters and other documents, store them and then revise them when necessary.

The IBM Lexmark Wheelwriter series has been a solid powerhouse machine providing the best in features and reliability for decades of service.

IBM Lexmark Wheelwriter 6 Series II Features:

  • Adjustable typing position
  • Stop codes
  • Justification playout
  • Format storage enables typists to save up to eight frequently used formats and recall them when required.
  • Revisable storage
  • Correction memory holds approximately 200 characters, so you can correct a single line or multiple lines of text.
  • Automatic correction cleanly removes or covers up typing errors at a touch.
  • Range of pitches: 10, 12, or 15 characters per inch
  • The page-end indicator helps ensure that multiple pages in a document all have the same endpoint.
  • Status panel tells you at a glance which key functions are activated and which are turned off.
  • Battery-protected memory allows you to store multiple pages of text for later recall and revision.
  • Directory prints out the number of bytes remaining in memory.
  • Decimal tabulation automatically aligns columns of numbers at or on the decimal point.
  • Proportional Spacing at speeds of up to 16 cps gives the text a print-like appearance.
  • Automatic carrier return means you can type continuously and at top speed without pausing.
  • Automatic centering
  • Automatic indent
  • Relocate quickly puts you back in position to continue typing after you make a correction.
  • Subscript/superscript functions automatically move the paper for insertion  — then automatically restores.
  • Paper capacity: 16.5" (420mm)
  • Writing line: 13.2" visible point line (335mm)
  • Keyboard: 96-character, adjustable
  • Rated print speed: 20 characters per second (bidirectional when in reprint mode)
  • Storage (appropriate): 31,000 characters
  • Typists can automatically advance through stored text to the next character, word or line; to a specified text string or to the end of the document.
  • A “mark” forms feature lets typists store and recall the spacing and other typing information needed to prepare frequently used preprinted forms — almost eliminating the time-consuming task of individually aligning the carrier to type in each space on the form.
  • Printer Option lets you use this typewriter as printers with an IBM Personal Computer or another personal computer with compatible interface.
  • Backspace (unit)
  • Character stroke storage
  • Continuous underscore
  • Multiple word underscore
  • Keyboard margin controls
  • Margins/tab storage (4)
  • Margin return
  • Line spacing positions (4)
  • Micro indexing
  • Multiple language support
  • Operator message panel
  • Options: Display, Printer, Display/printer combination, Sound hood, Spell Check
  • Page end indicator
  • Pitch (4)
  • Print speed as printer option (rated speeds): 13 cps (10, 12 and 15 pitch); 11 cps (proportional spacing)
  • Resident diagnostics
  • Semi-automatic paper insertion
  • Typematic keys (14)
  • Advanced revision
  • Forms storage

IBM Lexmark Wheelwriter 6 Series II Specifications:

  • Power supply: 120 VAC; 60 Hz
  • Line cord: 2-wire (typewriter is double-insulated)
  • Dimensions: 6.5" H x 21.3" W x 18.0" D
  • Weight: 27 lbs.
  • Voltage: 
    For the U.S.: 115V, 60Hz
    For Puerto Rico: 120V, 60Hz
  • Keyboard:
    For the U.S.: 92-character
    For Puerto Rico: 96-character
  • Paper feed: 1, 1.5, 2 and 3 (spacing)
    6 lines per inch (25.4mm) in 10, 12 pitch
    and proportional spacing; 8 lines per inch
    (25.4mm) in 15 pitch
  • Color: shell gray with pearl white keybuttons
  • Warranty: 3-Months (Same as the original factory warranty)

    What's in the box:

    • Wheelwriter 6 Series II inspected by our factory certified typewriters.com techs
    • User’s Guide
    • Standard AA batteries
    • Correctable ribbon cassette
    • IBM Printwheel II
    • Correctable lift-off tape cassette