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A guide to available battery types

  • Cylindrical
  • Rectangular
  • Button-type,Coin-type
  • Package
  • Car battery
  • Others


Shape Letters and symbols
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Battery type Top page category Applications Disposable or
rechargeable
Cylindrical
Cylindrical
Alkaline manganese, LR Alkaline manganese Dry battery Remote controllers, Clocks, Music players, Flashlights, Digital still cameras, Toys, Portable CD/MD players, IC recorders, CD radio cassette players, Electronic dictionaries, Security alarms, Electric shavers, Electric tooth brushes Disposable
Alkaline manganese, A23, A32 Alkaline manganese Tester Disposable
Alkaline manganese E96, AAAA Alkaline manganese Laser pointers Disposable
Zinc-carbon, R, UM, SUM Zinc-carbon Remote controllers, Clocks, Flashlights, Toys, Gas stoves Disposable
Oxyride, Giga energy, Nickel manganese, ZR Nickel primary battery Digital still cameras, Music players Disposable
Lithium, CR Lithium primary Lithium primary battery Compact cameras Disposable
Lithium, FR Lithium primary Digital still cameras Disposable
Nickel-cadmium, Nicad, Ni-Cd, KR Nickel cadmium Nickel-metal hydride battery, Nickel-cadmium battery Compatible with dry batteries (Remote controllers, Clocks, Toys, Portable CD/MD players, Electric shavers), Built-in type (Cleaners, Electric shavers) Rechargeable
Nickel-metal hydride, Ni-MH, HR Nickel-metal hydride Compatible with dry batteries (Remote controllers, Clocks, Digital still cameras, Toys, Portable CD/MD players, IC recorders, CD radio cassette players, Electric tooth brushes, Electric shaver), Built-in type (Electric shavers, Electric tooth brushes) Rechargeable
Lithium-ion, Li-ion Lithium-ion secondary Lithium-ion secondary battery Built-in type (Electric shavers) Rechargeable
Shape Letters and symbols
written on the battery
Battery type Top page category Applications Disposable or
rechargeable
Rectangular
Rectangular
Nickel-cadmium, Nicad, Ni-Cd, KF Nickel-cadmium Nickel-metal hydride battery, nickel-cadmium battery Headphone stereos Rechargeable
Nickel-metal hydride, Ni-MH, HF Nickel-metal hydride Headphone stereos Rechargeable
Small sealed lead-acid, Pb Small sealed lead-acid Headphone stereos Rechargeable
Lithium-ion, Li-ion Lithium-ion secondary Lithium-ion secondary battery Built-in type
(Music players, PDA)
Rechargeable
Rectangular (layered)
Rectangular (layered)
Alkaline manganese, 6LF22 Alkaline manganese Dry battery Transceivers, Toys, Household smoke detectors Disposable
Zinc-carbon, 6F22 Zinc-carbon Transceivers, Toys, Household smoke detectors Disposable
Nickel-cadmium, Nicad, Ni-Cd, KF Nickel-cadmium Nickel-metal hydride battery, nickel-cadmium battery Compatible with dry battery
(Transceivers, Toys)
Rechargeable
Nickel-metal hydride, Ni-MH, HF Nickel-metal hydride Compatible with dry battery
(Transceivers, Toys)
Rechargeable
Shape Letters and symbols
written on the battery
Battery type Top page category Applications Disposable or
rechargeable
Button-type
Button-type
Button-type alkaline, LR Button-type alkaline Button battery Small game machines, Electronic toys, Digital thermometers Disposable
Silver-oxide, SR Silver-oxide Watches Disposable
Zinc-air, hearing aid, PR Zinc-air Hearing aids Disposable
Coin-type
Coin-type
Lithium battery, CR, BR Lithium primary Lithium primary battery Keyless entry, Watches, Rice cookers Disposable
VL、ML、TC、CLB、MS、MT、UT Lithium secondary Button battery Built-in type
(Various electronic devices)
Rechargeable
Shape Letters and symbols
written on the battery
Battery type Top page category Applications Disposable or
rechargeable
Battery pack
Package
Lithium, CR Lithium primary Lithium primary battery Compact cameras, Digital still cameras, Household smoke detectors, Gas meters Disposable
Nickel-cadmium, Nicad, Ni-Cd, KR Nickel-cadmium Nickel-metal hydride battery, nickel-cadmium battery Cordless phones, Power tools, Toys, Emergency lights Rechargeable
Nickel-metal hydride, Ni-MH, HR Nickel-metal hydride Cordless phones, Power tools, Power-assisted bicycles, Toys Rechargeable
Lithium-ion, Li-ion Lithium-ion secondary Lithium-ion secondary battery Mobile phones, Digital still cameras, Camcorders, Music players, Notebook Computers, Power-assisted bicycles, Power tools, Mobile game machines Rechargeable
Shape Letters and symbols
written on the battery
Battery type Top page category Applications Disposable or
rechargeable
Car battery
Car battery
Car, motorcycle Car Car battery Cars, motorcycles, Farm equipment Rechargeable
Shape Letters and symbols
written on the battery
Battery type Top page category Applications Disposable or
rechargeable
Other, Pin
Other,Pin
Lithium, BR Lithium primary Lithium primary Electric dobbers Disposable
Other
Sheet
Other,Sheet
Lithium-polymer, Li-ion Lithium-ion secondary Lithium-ion secondary battery Built-in type (Music players, PDA) Rechargeable