Type Pros Cons
4 pack AA Energiser Lithium-Ion batteries
  • Can last up to four times longer
  • Small, light, and thin
  • Suitable for heavy-duty applications
  • Handle numerous cycles of charging and discharging Rechargeable
  • Very expensive
  • Disposal at designated areas is required
  • Incompatible with batteries with a capacity greater than a C or D
  • Shelf life of two to three years
  • Sensitivities to high temperature
  • Battery can catch fire if the separator is damaged
Duracell Coppertop D alkaline battery
  • Can produce the same amount of energy as regular batteries while lasting significantly longer
  • While not in use, the battery can survive up to seven years and lose roughly 5% of its charge per year
  • Due to the absence of mercury and other heavy metals, it is recyclable and does not necessitate special disposal methods
  • Because it is heavier, you can't use in consumer electrical products like cell phones and portable PCs
  • Has a high internal resistance, decreasing the battery's power output
  • Prone to leaking, especially when left unused inside a gadget for an extended period
Camelion super heavy-duty 9v carbon zinc battery
  • Has a higher energy density under heavy discharge conditions
  • Performs well at low temperatures
  • Lower leakage resistance
  • Faster gassing rate
  • More oxygen reliant
Nickel Cadmium emergency lighting battery pack for LeGrand
  • Provides a high current output
  • Overcharging tolerance is relatively high
  • Can withstand up to 500 charging cycles
  • Reasonably priced
  • Available in basic sizes
  • Contains Cadmium, a hazardous metal
  • Noticeable charge memory effect
  • Reduced power density
  • Frequently needs to be recharged and discharged

“Procell Duracell has excellent performance at a reasonable price.”
Colin M, New Zealand