Toshiba 1980
Betamax V-8700

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IR remote for the 8700
VC-87 Wireless remote
  • Wireles VC-87 remote control
  • Video cassette tape
  • 75 ohm co-axial cable

A wired remote was provided with the V-8600. This was the difference making it the V-8700 model.

It took the form of a bolt on unit mounted to the right hand side of the VCR and plugged into the front remote connector. The remote was effective up to around 7m to 10m and weighed 85grams.

Many thanks to James Copp-Taylor for providing information and picture of this model