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There various kind of watch batteries and Renata Batteries

and most of them is 1.5v and one of the best brand is Renata. Watch batteries come in many different forms in terms of size, power, type, brand and quality. Most quartz watches use 1.5V Silver Oxide batteries of which there are in excess of 40 different sizes in common use. LCD (liquid crystal display) or digital watches tend to use 3 volt lithium batteries. Some watches including one from Omega use an unusual 2 volt lithium battery.

There are many cheap inferior batteries are sold & fitted by both jewellers and ‘repairers’. In recent times there has been a flood of alkaline watch batteries entering the market. Alkaline batteries are completely useless for watches as their power reserve and performance dips from day 1. For example if a torch is left on for a number of hours, it will of course be considerably dimmer and if left the beam will just fade away. These batteries are unfortunately commonly fitted in watches too. After these cells have spent their energy, they are prone to leakage and will destroy the movement in a watch.

Many battery brands are used in the marketplace. We promote Renata wherever possible. These tend to be the most expensive but are in our view the best. Renata is a Swiss made battery manufacturing company owned by Swatch Group (Omega, Longines, Hamilton, Breguet etc).  Renata batteries are the most reliable and last the longest too. They are also the battery of choice fitted by premier Swiss watch houses including Tag HEUER, Breitling, Chopard and even Rolex for their quartz collections.

If you are asking following questions 

Does Battery brand matter ?

Which is the best Battery brand ?

Best battery for watch ?

How to find correct battery for my watch ?

How to match different product number for different brand batteries ?

For all the above question we normally advise to choose the best brand that is Renata and for compatibility or product number you can see below details. Its main compatibility is through Renata Batteries.

Battery Size Cross Reference / Equivalent Chart

RENATA Batteries UCAR MAXELL VARTA RAYOVAC DURACELL PHILIPS BULOVA TIMEX CITIZEN SEIKO I.E.C.
301 301 SR43SW V301 301 D 301/386 N/A 226 D 280-01 SB-A8 SR43 (SR1142)
303 303 SR44SW V303 303 D 303/357 N/A N/A A 280-08 SB-A9 SR44 (SR1154)
309 309 SR754SW V309 309 D 309/393 N/A 70T N/A N/A N/A SR48 (SR754)
315 315 SR716SW V315 315 N/A N/A 614 HA 280-56 SB-AT SR67 (SR716)
317 317 SR516SW V317 317 N/A N/A 616 CA 280-58 SB-AR SR62 (SR516)
319 319 SR527SW V319 319 D 319 N/A 615 N/A 280-60 SB-AE/DE SR64 (SR527)
321 321 SR616SW V321 321 N/A N/A 611 DA 280-73 SB-AF/DF SR65 (SR616)
329 329 SR731SW V329 329 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
335 335 SR512SW V335 335 N/A N/A 622 N/A 280-68 SB-AB N/A
337 337 SR416SW N/A 337 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
339 339 SR614SW V339 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
341 341 SR714SW V341 341 N/A N/A 627 N/A N/A N/A N/A
344 344 SR1136SW V344 344 N/A N/A 242 N/A N/A N/A SR42 (SR1136)
346 346 SR712SW V346 346 N/A N/A 628 N/A 280-66 SB-DH N/A
350 350 N/A V350 N/A N/A N/A 604 N/A N/A N/A SR42 (SR1136)
357 357 SR44W V357 357 N/A D 303/357 357 228 J 280-62 SB-B9 SR44 (SR1154)
361 361 SR721W V361 361 D 361/362 N/A N/A X 280-53 SB-BK/EK SR58 (SR721)
362 362 SR721SW V362 362 D 361/362 601 N/A N/A S 280-29 SB-AK/DK SR58 (SR721)
364 364 SR621SW V364 364 D 364 602 N/A N/A T 280-34 SB-AG/DG SR60 (SR621)
365 365 SR1116W N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
366 366 SR1116SW V366 366 N/A N/A 608 N/A 280-46 N/A N/A
370 370 SR920W V370 370 D 370/371 N/A 620 Z 280-51 SB-BN SR69 (SR921)
371 371 SR920SW V371 371 D 370/371 N/A 605 N/A 280-31 SB-AN SR69 (SR921)
373 373 SR916SW V373 373 N/A N/A 617 WA 280-45 SB-AJ/DJ SR68 (SR916)
376 376 SR626W N/A 376 D 376 N/A 619 MA N/A N/A SR66 (SR626)
377 377 SR626SW V377 377 D 377 377 606 BA 280-39 SB-AW SR66 (SR626)
379 379 SR521SW V379 379 D 379 N/A 618 JA 280-59 SB-AC/DC SR63 (SR521)
380   SR936W N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A SR936
381 381 SR1120SW V381 381 D 381/391 317 N/A N/A 280-27 SB-AS/DS SR55 (SR1121)
384 384 SR41SW V384 384 D 384/392 247 N/A N/A 280-18 SB-A1/D1 SR41 (SR736)
386 386 SR43W V386 386 D 301/386 386 260 H 280-41 SB-B8 SR43 (SR1142)
389 389 SR1130W V389 389 D 389/390 389 626 M 280-15 SB-BU SR54 (SR1130)
390 390 SR1130SW V390 390 D 389/390 603 N/A N/A 280-24 SB-AU SR54 (SR1130)
391 391 SR1120W V391 391 D 381/391 609 N/A L 280-30 SB-BS/ES SR55 (SR1121)
392 392 SR41W V392 392 D 384/392 247B N/A K 280-13 SB-B1 SR41 (SR736)
393 393 SR754W V393 393 D 309/393 255 N/A F N/A SB-B3 SR48 (SR754)
394 394 SR936SW V394 394 D 394 625 N/A N/A N/A 280-17 SB-A4 SR936
395 395 SR927SW V395 395 D 395/399 610 N/A LA 280-48 SB-AP/DP SR57 (SR927)
396 396 SR726W V396 396 D 396/397 612 N/A V 280-52 SB-BL SR59 (SR726)
397 397 SR726SW V397 397 D 396/397 607 N 280-28 SB-AL SR59 (SR726) N/A
399 399 SR927W V399 399 D 395/399 613 W 280-44 SB-BP/EP SR57 (SR927) N/A

 Watch Battery Cross Reference Table/Chart for all Watch Batteries

1 Renata Batteries

Renata Batteries come from a Swiss company that is owned by the Swatch Group, which produces Omega, Longines, and Breguet watches.This is the brand which is trusted by thousands of watch repairers worldwide. This brand is a little more expensive and often used in quartz watches because the batteries are considered long lasting and reliable. The company makes 40 different types renata batteries that are constructed of silver oxide without any mercury. In the past, watch batteries contained a little mercury, but most companies have moved away from this chemical since it is toxic to the environment. Renata batteries provide about 1.55 volts and have a very low self-discharge rate; they are also leak proof. These button cell batteries are used in Swiss quartz watches such as Rolex,Tag Heuer, and Breitling.

2 Maxell Watch Batteries

Maxell is second brand which is known to watch lovers. This company is well known for small electronics batteries, including those for watches. These small button cell batteries also are made of silver oxide, do not contain any mercury, and provide 1.5 volts of energy. In terms of price, this brand is a little on the expensive side as well. The Maxell  comes in several types and different sizes, divided between those needed for high-drain watches and those for low-drain watches. High-drain watches need extra energy for background lighting and audible alarms, while low-drain watches are simply timepieces. Maxell also offers a line of watch-sized electronic specialty batteries for use in certain handheld engineering tools.

3 Varta Watch Batteries

Varta makes 33 different types of batteries for watches and timepieces. Some of the Varta watch batteries are similar to the silver oxide ones that other companies make, but Varta also makes alkaline manganese and lithium batteries. Although officially considered watch batteries, the alkaline and lithium batteries are also intended for other equipment, such as calculators, cameras, and car keys. A 3-Volt Lithium Battery can also be used in some digital watches with liquid crystal displays, and some unusual watches, such as one type of watch from Omega that uses a rare 2-volt lithium battery. Varta supplies both of these unusual batteries, which can be used for some pagers and calculators as well.

4 Sony Watch Batteries

Sony is one of the largest brand but still legging behind in watch battery. Considered the largest silver oxide button cell battery maker in the world, Sony makes 40 different silver oxide watch batteries in order to fit a wide variety of timepieces. Roughly half of the batteries are for high-drain watches, while the rest are made for low-drain timepieces. However, all of the batteries provide 1.5 volts, although they differ in how much capacity they hold. Both of these battery types can be used in high-end quartz watch movements, although the buyer should match the high-drain or low-drain battery with the right kind of watch. In addition, these batteries can be placed in analog and digital watches, as well as calculators, toys, and other portable electronics. The Sony watch battery has great leak resistance and voltage stability. It also provides a long shelf life, according to a popular consumer website. In addition, Sony supplies watch batteries to the Seiko, Casio, Citizen, and Orient watch manufacturers.


5 Energizer Watch Batteries

This is one of the most trusted brand. Energizer makes a wide variety of batteries, and that particularly includes watch batteries. These batteries consist of both silver oxide and lithium types, and they are some of the most affordable ones on the market.Energizer watch batteries are also used for glucose monitors, pedometers, remote controls, and other small devices. These products provide 1.5 volts and are resistant to leakage. Customer reviews on consumer websites give Energizer watch batteries high ratings for longevity and overall quality.
Furthermore, Energizer is one of the first companies to change its packaging to make it more difficult to open. This is because these small button-sized batteries are easy for children to swallow. By making the battery containers harder to open, the company is striving to make its packaging safer and child resistant.

 

6 Rayovac Watch Batteries

RAYOVAC offers batteries that keep those essential everyday devices going. Dependable power for your specialty devices. Rayovac Batteries provide Long lasting energy for watches, remote controls, medical devices, and more.Rayovac electronic batteries provide high performance & keeping your specialty devices going strong.Dimensional precision and stability. High capacity retention on storage (low self-discharge). State of the art leak proofness thanks to a  sophisticated sealing process. Constant availability SR-Series for watches, LED, Calculators, Medical Applications, Metering, RFID etc. CR-Series for Car Key Fob Remotes, Measuring Equipment, payment systems, toys, computer motherboard etc

How to Buy Watch Batteries Online.

There are many sellers on eBay / Amazon & Google who sells watch battery. But you have to be very careful in buying watch battery as most of the sellers are not authorised reseller or they dump cheap replica or fake batteries. They also many times sell outdated battery which is not only good for your watch but bad for health too. We at TradeNRG always have brand new stock of the batteries and all of our batteries has very long expiry date. We sell in 1 pack , 2 Pack , 3 Pack , 4 Pack , 5 Pack , 8 Pack and 10 Pack Renata batteries and if you are looking for larger qty then feel free to get in touch.

Conclusion

There are many brands and many different models but most people preferred silver oxide and for long lasting watch battery , there is only one brand namely Renata. Watches make lovely and useful jewelry pieces for both men and women, and keeping them running should not be a major hassle. Obtaining the proper replacement watch battery is really a matter of knowing what size is needed and whether the watch is a high-drain or low-drain type. Putting a low-drain battery into a high-drain watch simply makes the watch stop working sooner. Always replace the battery with one of identical size and characteristics, although the buyer can switch brand names without any issues arising. Renata Batteries is undisputed leader in watch batteries.

 





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