Batteries in 2014

Basic 1.5V (Nominal) cylindrical cells

Primary / Disposable Batteries avaiable 2014 including types often now only online or in other packs
(Excluding button and coin types)

Name Old H mm  D mm Mass
ZnC
Mass
Alk.
IEC* mAH
ZnC
mAH
Alk.
Equivalents same size & voltage
Notes.
#6 Flag 153 63.5 993 R40 Only replicas with Alkaline "D" cells
F 89 32 128 R25 10000 24500 Only inside AD28 and Lantern packs
D U2 57 32 96 147 R20 Mono, MN1300, UM1, #1,14A, 14D, T373
C U11 46 25 43 71 R14 HP11, Baby,  MN1400, UM2, #2, T343
B U10 57 19 32 R12 2500 6100 Only inside 3R12
AA U7 49 14 14 23 R6 1100 2700 Pen, Mignon, MN1500, UM3, #5, T316
AAA U16 45 10.5 10.5 R03 540 1300 Micro, MN2400, UM4, #7, T286
LR61 39 7.5 5.8 LR61  – 590 6 in Alkaline PP3 =6LR61. Layer 450mAH
AAAA 42.5 7.5 6.3  >> 300 620 Rare, slightly shorter LR61 may fit
N Lady 30.2 11 6 10 LR1 350 800 MN9100, 910A.E90

Most shops in Ireland only have AAA, AA, C , D and N. Avoid Zinc Carbon and Zinc Chloride. Almost all Alkaline are equivalent in performance, so there is no value in paying extra for a premium brand.

Other cells and Batteries

Name Volts IEC mAH W mm   H mm D mm Notes
J 6 4LR61 590       Alkaline flat pack, Online
PP3 9 6F23  460 26.5 48.5 17.5 Better value 6LR61 except at low drain
PP3 9 6LR61 590 27 48.5 18.0 Many are slightly fatter than 6F23. Smoke Alarms, DMM
996 9 6R25 Lantern with spring connections
991 9 6R25-2 Large Lantern with screw terminals
1289 4.5 3R12 2500 Scarce in Ireland, not in USA, common Continental EU
3LR12 4.5 3LR12 6100 Duracell, Varta, Continetal Europe, Online
PP8/2 6+6 8 18500 100.0 201.0 65.0 Fencer. Very expensive compared to  2 x 996
Agri 441 7.5 5x  90000 157 174 4 Fencer, Round, Almost 5 x Zinc Air  R40
Econo 7 9 6x 90000 190 163 124 4 Fencer, Retangular like 3 x 2 "O" Zinc Air
PP9 9 6F100 5000 65.0 81.0 51.5 Scarce in Ireland
A23 12 8 Keyfobs
A27 12 8 Keyfobs
A544 6 4LR44
AD28 4.5 3R25 10000 For Bardic lamps etc. Online only

 

Lithium Photo / Instrument packs

(not rechargable or coins)
 

Alkaline Coin Cells

(button types listed separately)
 

Common Lithium Coin Cells

(not rechargable)

see links for equivalents

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