When using batteries, it is important to choose the right battery for the device you are using. This section introduces various combinations of device and information from the wide and deep world of batteries for each. When using batteries, it is important to choose the right battery for the device you are using. This section introduces various combinations of device and information from the wide and deep world of batteries for each.
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It is important to choose a battery which suits the device it will be used in It is important to choose a battery which suits the device it will be used in

With some devices, you might not be able to use the batteries displayed here. For details, always follow the instructions in the specific device’s operating manual. That is always very important.

* Battery performance varies with the device’s power consumption, and the frequency and way in which you use the device. This chart should be seen a guideline.

Device

Alkaline batteries

Manganese batteries

Nickel-metal hydride batteries

Other batteries

Electronic notepads
Digital cameras
Shavers
Electrical toys
Remote controls
Powerful lights
Flashlights (LED)
Portable radios
Clocks
Automatic ignition for kerosene appliances
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Many other batteries for many different uses Many other batteries for many different uses

Lithium-ion batteries

Notebook computers, mobile phones, digital cameras, electronic games consoles

Silver-oxide batteries

Digital thermometers, quartz watches, precision electronic equipment

Alkaline button batteries

Toys, small radios, body thermometers

Zinc-air batteries

Hearing aids

Lead acid storage batteries

Car batteries

Fuel cells

Power generation plants

Solar cells

Wristwatches, road signs, home solar power generation systems