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AA, AAA, C, D and 9V batteries

The majority of battery usage is covered by just 5 sizes: AA, AAA, C, D and 9V. Several chemistry variants are available, each suited to different circumstances.
  • Alkaline batteries (coded LRxx) are the most widely used, and operate well across the full range of loads
  • High power Alkaline variants offer enhanced performance under high power loads
    • e.g. Duracell Ultra, Energizer HighTech, Varta MaxTech
  • AA Lithium batteries, AAA batteries bulk and 9V offer the best performance under high power / high pulse loads and at low temperatures
    • e.g. Energizer Ultimate Lithium
  • Zinc batteries (coded Rxx) are for lower power devices where performance is not important
ImageBrandTitleCode(s)Voltage (V)Capacity (mAh)ChemistryLinksCode 1Code 2Code 3
Industrial by DuracellID1300D, LR20, ID13001.5See datasheetAlkaline DLR20ID1300
Industrial by DuracellID1400C, LR14, ID14001.5See datasheetAlkaline CLR14ID1400
Industrial by DuracellID1500AA, LR6, ID15001.5See datasheetAlkaline AALR6ID1500
Industrial by DuracellID2400AAA, LR03, ID24001.5See datasheetAlkaline AAALR03ID2400
Industrial by DuracellID16049V, 6LR61, ID16049See datasheetAlkaline 9V6LR61ID1604
Duracell ProcellMN1500AA, LR6, MN15001.5See datasheetAlkaline AALR6MN1500
Duracell ProcellMN2400AAA, LR03, MN24001.5See datasheetAlkaline AAALR03MN2400
Duracell ProcellMN1300D, LR20, MN13001.5See datasheetAlkaline DLR20MN1300
Duracell ProcellMN1400C, LR14, MN14001.5See datasheetAlkaline CLR14MN1400
Duracell ProcellMN16049V, 6LF22, MN16049See datasheetAlkaline 9V6LF22MN1604
EnergizerAA IndustrialAA, LR61.5See datasheetAlkaline AALR6
EnergizerAAA IndustrialAAA, LR031.5See datasheetAlkaline AAALR03
EnergizerC IndustrialC, LR141.5See datasheetAlkaline CLR14
EnergizerD IndustrialD, LR201.5See datasheetAlkaline DLR20
Energizer9V Industrial9V, 6LR619See datasheetAlkaline 9V6LR61
EnergizerLithium AAAA, FR6, L911.5See datasheetLithium Iron Disulphide AAFR6L91
EnergizerLithium AAAAAA, FR03, L921.5See datasheetLithium Iron Disulphide AAAFR03L92
AnsmannIndustrial AA /ANAA, LR61.5See datasheetAlkaline AALR6
AnsmannIndustrial AAA /ANAAA, LR031.5See datasheetAlkaline AAALR03
AnsmannIndustrial C /ANC, LR141.5See datasheetAlkaline CLR14
AnsmannIndustrial D /AND, LR201.5See datasheetAlkaline DLR20
AnsmannIndustrial 9V /AN9V, 6LR619See datasheetAlkaline 9V6LR61
Panasonic PowerlineLR6ADAA, LR61.5See datasheetAlkalineAALR6
Panasonic PowerlineLR03ADAAA, LR031.5See datasheetAlkalineAAALR03
Panasonic PowerlineLR14ADC, LR141.5See datasheetAlkalineCLR14
Panasonic PowerlineLR20ADD, LR201.5See datasheetAlkalineDLR20
Panasonic Powerline6LR61AD9V, 6LR619See datasheetAlkaline9V6LR61
EVELithium AAAA, FR61.5See datasheetLithium Iron DisulphideAAFR6
EVELithium AAAAAA, FR031.5See datasheetLithium Iron DisulphideAAAFR03
EVELithium 9V9V, U9VL, CR9V91200Lithium Manganese Dioxide9VU9VLCR9V
Varta4006AA, LR6, 40061.5See datasheetAlkaline AALR64006
Varta4003AAA, LR03, 40031.5See datasheetAlkaline AAALR034003
Varta4014C, LR14, 40141.5See datasheetAlkaline CLR144014
Varta4020D, LR20, 40201.5See datasheetAlkaline DLR204020
Varta40229V, 6LR61, 40229See datasheetAlkaline 9V6LR614022
Duracell PlusMN1500 +/PWRAA, LR6, MN1500 +/PWR1.5See datasheetAlkaline AALR6MN1500 +/PWR
Duracell PlusMN2400 +/PWRAAA, LR03, MN2400 +/PWR1.5See datasheetAlkaline AAALR03MN2400 +/PWR
Duracell PlusMN1400 +/PWRC, LR14, MN1400 +/PWR1.5See datasheetAlkaline CLR14MN1400 +/PWR
Duracell PlusMN1300 +/PWRD, LR20, MN1300 +/PWR1.5See datasheetAlkaline DLR20MN1300 +/PWR
Duracell PlusMN1604 +/PWR9V, 6LF22, MN1604 +/PWR9See datasheetAlkaline 9V6LF22MN1604 +/PWR
Duracell UltraMN1500 U/PWRAA, LR6, MN1500 U/PWR1.5See datasheetAlkaline AALR6MN1500 U/PWR
Duracell UltraMN2400 U/PWRAAA, LR03, MN2400 U/PWR1.5See datasheetAlkaline AAALR03MN2400 U/PWR
Duracell UltraMN1400 U/PWRC, LR14, MN1400 U/PWR1.5See datasheetAlkaline CLR14MN1400 U/PWR
Duracell UltraMN1300 U/PWRD, LR20, MN1300 U/PWR1.5See datasheetAlkaline DLR20MN1300 U/PWR
Duracell UltraMN1604 U/PWR9V, 6LR61, MN1604 U/PWR9See datasheetAlkaline 9V6LR61MN1604 U/PWR
Varta4906 Hi EngAA, LR6, 49061.5See datasheetAlkaline AALR64906
Varta4903 Hi EngAAA, LR03, 49031.5See datasheetAlkaline AAALR034903
Varta4914 Hi EngC, LR14, 49141.5See datasheetAlkaline CLR144914
Varta4920 Hi EngD, LR20, 49201.5See datasheetAlkaline DLR204920
Varta4106 LonglifeAA, LR6, 41061.5See datasheetAlkaline AALR64106
Varta4103 LonglifeAAA, LR03, 41031.5See datasheetAlkaline AAALR034103
Varta4114 LonglifeC, LR14, 41141.5See datasheetAlkaline CLR144114
Varta4120 LonglifeD, LR20, 41201.5See datasheetAlkaline DLR204120
Varta4122 Longlife9V, 6LP3146, 41229See datasheetAlkaline 9V6LP31464122
Varta2006 SuperlifeAA, R6, 20061.5See datasheetZinc Carbon/Chloride AAR62006
Varta2003 SuperlifeAAA, R03, 20031.5See datasheetZinc Carbon/Chloride AAAR032003
Varta2014 SuperlifeC, R14, 20141.5See datasheetZinc Carbon/Chloride CR142014
Varta2020 SuperlifeD, R20, 20201.5See datasheetZinc Carbon/Chloride DR202020
Varta2022 Superlife9V, 6F22, 20229See datasheetZinc Carbon/Chloride 9V6F222022
GP BatteriesGreencell RangeAA, AAA, C, D, 9V1.5, 9See datasheetZinc Carbon/Chloride AA, AAAC, D9V
EnergizerSHD R6AA, R61.5See datasheetZinc Carbon/Chloride AAR6
EnergizerSHD R03AAA, R031.5See datasheetZinc Carbon/Chloride AAAR03
EnergizerSHD R20D, R201.5See datasheetZinc Carbon/Chloride DR20
EnergizerSHD R14C, R141.5See datasheetZinc Carbon/Chloride CR14
EnergizerSHD 6F229V, 6F22, PP39See datasheetZinc Carbon/Chloride 9V6F22PP3
UltralifeU9VL9V, U9VL, U9VLJ91200Lithium Manganese Dioxide 9VU9VLU9VLJ
Varta4706 MaxtechAA, LR6, 47061.5See datasheetAlkaline AALR64706
Varta4703 MaxtechAAA, LR03, 47031.5See datasheetAlkaline AAALR034703
EnergizerMAX AALR6, AA1.5See datasheetAlkaline LR6AA
EnergizerMAX AAALR03, AAA1.5See datasheetAlkaline LR03AAA
EnergizerMAX CLR14, C1.5See datasheetAlkaline LR14C
EnergizerMAX DLR20, D1.5See datasheetAlkaline LR20D
EnergizerMAX 9V6LR61, 9V9VSee datasheetAlkaline 6LR619V
EnergizerAA EcoAdvancedLR6, AA1.5See datasheetAlkaline LR6AA
EnergizerAAA EcoAdvancedLR03, AAA1.5See datasheetAlkaline LR03AAA
EnergizerC AdvancedLR14, C1.5See datasheetAlkaline LR14C
EnergizerD AdvancedLR20, D1.5See datasheetAlkaline LR20D
Energizer9V Advanced6LR61, 9V9VSee datasheetAlkaline 6LR619V

Battery size guide

ANSI SizesIEC CodeOtherExample Uses
AALR6MN1500Meters, pumps, security locks, remote controls
AAALR03MN2400Pagers, penlights, remote controls
CLR14MN1400Torches, instruments
DLR20MN1300Torches, instruments
9V6LR61, 6LP3146, 6LF22MN1604Smoke detectors