whats the difference between normal batteries and alkaline batteries?
- PhoenixLv 52 months ago
Alkaline batteries are the normal batteries of today. Lithium lasts longer.
- D1218Lv 62 months ago
They last for a longer time.
- MattmanLv 62 months ago
Alkaline batteries will last longer allot longer than normal batteries but can't be charge.
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- daniel gLv 72 months ago
For decades, alkaline batteries were the norm.
You need to specify the 16 flavors of you normal batteries.
I will list a couple, IE: nickle cadmium, lithium-ion, nickle metal Hydride (NiMH),
Lithium Polymer, Lead Acid.
It is all about the chemistry and construction of a battery.
- 3 months ago
Let's assume the normal batteries are carbon batteries. The power of alkaline batteries is much higher than that of carbon batteries, about 2-3 times. However, the discharge current of alkaline batteries is larger than that of carbon batteries during use. If small electrical appliances are used for a long time, alkaline batteries will easily burn out the electrical appliances.
- DCM5150Lv 73 months ago
Most "normal" batteries these days are alkaline batteries. Any AA, AAA, C, D, 9V from Duracell, Energizer, etc will be alkaline.
You can still buy zinc carbon batteries which were pretty much the standard before alkaline.
Here's a link to some pretty good basic info
- spacemissingLv 73 months ago
Most batteries have acid-based electrolyte, whereas alkalines work on the opposite side of the pH spectrum.
It may be of some interest that in most dry cells the outer can is negative
while in alkaline cells the can is positive.
For full information, look up the subject on Wikipedia.