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Any idea how to open Toshiba 'remote' VT-859B for VHS Player

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Any idea how to open Toshiba 'remote' VT-859B for VHS Player to check state of batteries please - it slides down so far and has serrated pads both sides suggesting pressing those will release the sliding part but no luck so far???
JA: Who makes your media player? How old is it?
Customer: Toshibe - will get Model No. but can't say how old - 15years at a very wild guess! Model No in a 'mo'!
JA: What have you tried so far with your Toshiba media player?
Customer: V-859B - just the handset 'remote' I'm having probs. with - the controls on the machine work fine ut it's at floor level and at 86 that's a long way down!
JA: Anything else you want the Video Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: No thanks
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Cracked the probblem i.e. opening the Remote Toshiba VT-859B - answer is to slide the to part down to the ful txtent then insert a knife one side of the slot which opens up and that will release it!!
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