IBM Lexmark Wheelwriter 5 (Reconditioned)

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About The IBM Lexmark Wheelwriter 5

The IBM Lexmark Wheelwriter 5 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 7,000 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.

At, we take pride in offering reconditioned typewriters that undergo a meticulous 21-step reconditioning process by our skilled service technicians. Our commitment to quality is reflected in the 3-month warranty accompanying each typewriter. With over 50 years of experience in the typewriter business, you can trust that you are receiving the finest reconditioned product, backed by excellent customer service and technical support.

Let's explore the impressive features of the IBM Lexmark Wheelwriter 5:

IBM Lexmark Wheelwriter 5 Features:

  • Adjustable keyboard with three separate positions for maximum operator comfort
  • Automatic carrier return
  • Automatic centering
  • Automatic indent
  • Automatic multi-line error correction (approximately 200 characters)
  • Automatic sub/superscripts
  • Backspace (unit)
  • Battery backup
  • Caps lock
  • Character stroke storage
  • Continuous underscore
  • Decimal tabulation
  • Keyboard margin controls
  • Line spacing positions (4)
  • Margins/tab storage (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 (maximum): 16 cps
  • Print speed as printer option (rated speeds): 13 cps (10, 12 and 15 pitch); 11 cps (proportional spacing at speeds of up to 16 cps)
  • Relocate
  • Resident diagnostics
  • Revisable storage
  • Semi-automatic paper insertion
  • Stop codes
  • Storage (appropriate): 7,000 characters
  • Typematic keys (14)

IBM Lexmark Wheelwriter 5 Specifications:

  • Width: 21.4 in. (542mm)
  • Depth: 18.0 in. (457mm)
  • Height: 6.6 in (167mm)
  • Weight: 33.0 lbs. (15.0kg)
  • Voltage:
    For the U.S.: 115V, 60Hz
    For Puerto Rico: 120V, 60Hz
  • Keyboard:
    For the U.S.: 92-character
    For Puerto Rico: 96-character
  • Line cord: 2-wire cord set (typewriter is double-insulated)
  • Paper capacity: 16.5 in. (420mm)
  • Writing line: 13.2 in. (335mm)
  • Pitch: 10, 12, 15 and proportional spacing
  • 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:

  • Fully reconditioned IBM Lexmark Wheelwriter 5 by our factory certified technicians.
  • User’s Guide: Get up to speed quickly with the typewriter's features and functionalities.
  • Quick Reference Guide: Access a handy reference for quick assistance.
  • Standard AA Batteries: Immediate power supply for uninterrupted typing.
  • Correctable Ribbon Cassette: Ensure smooth and convenient printing.
  • Correctable Lift-off Tape Cassette: Effortlessly correct typing errors.
  • IBM Printwheel II: Achieve precise and consistent character printing.

Upgrade your typing capabilities with the reconditioned IBM Lexmark Wheelwriter 5 Electronic Typewriter. Experience the power, reliability, and efficiency that the Wheelwriter series has been delivering for decades. Place your order today and enjoy the benefits of this time-tested typewriter. Visit for more information and to make your purchase.


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  • 5
    Not sure what you're looking for here

    Great service, quick delivery, just missing the power cord for one of the typewriters. Contacted the company by phone. Will see what happens

1 Review

  • 5
    Not sure what you're looking for here

    Great service, quick delivery, just missing the power cord for one of the typewriters. Contacted the company by phone. Will see what happens

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