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How do i change the batteries in my typewriter? It has a piece of plastic like thing over the battery holder

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The black plastic retainer is removed by gently prying the ears on the side and lifting. If the batteries are corroded be sure to clean the contacts.

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NOTE: I am not an electronics expert so I do not know if there would be any problem using other rechargeable AAA batteries (with higher mAh ratings). So I decided to be safe than sorry and ordered the 550 mAh batteries through Ebay.

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NOTE: I am not an electronics expert so I do not know if there would be any problem using other rechargeable AAA batteries (with higher mAh ratings). So I decided to be safe than sorry and ordered the 550 mAh batteries through Ebay.

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