Information Article About CR123A 3 Volt Lithium Batteries
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CR123A Lithium cells (cells are another word for batteries) used to be synonymous with camera batteries, but now, have substantial competition with Lithium Ion Rechargeable batteries for today’s digital cameras. As an example, the Nikon F and S series camera and the Canon EOS models used to be used mainly with CR123A lithium batteries.
The CR123A is most definitely still heavily utilized thought in many photographic equipment accessory products such as:Remote Speedlights for the Nikon SB-R200 camera, and to power the Flash Master Light Meter for the Sekonic L-358.
Some of the clear benefits that throw the CR123A Lithium batteries ahead of AA non-rechargeable Alkaline batteries are that they offer higher output current and energy density, justifying their higher price tag.
Lithium Battery chemistry is much more robust than Alkaline chemistry. Alkaline will always do the trick, but Lithium is heartier, hands down.
CR123A 3V Lithiums are manufactured by brand name leaders in the battery industry and are marketed under different trade names or model numbers to show proprietary makes. Some are: the DL123 by Duracell and the SF123A by Surefire.
The CR123A is also made by other major manufacturers like Panasonic, Rayovac and Sanyo just to name a few more.
Capacities range within the CR123A Lithium battery line. All batteries are rated for their capacity in mAH which stands for milleampere hours. The higher the mAh rating (numerically), the longer the run-time of the battery, meaning, the longer it will last on one charge. If it is a non rechargeable battery, as is the case with lithium chemistry, that one charge is its’ only charge.
Speaking of rechargeable, it bears mentioning the there is a RECHARGEABLE version to the CR123A cell. It is actually called the RCR123A, the R at the beginning, designating that it is rechargeable. It comes in a rechargeable version, the rechargeable CR123A, however the capacity is less than half that of the lithium version. Please click the link at anytime you’d like to see more about this line of rechargeable cells.
NOTE THAT the RCR123A’s come in both 3V and 3.6V strengths. It’s best to use the right one for the right application. Please call us or write to us with your query. We are always available to address your technical battery questions.
As with all prices on all consumer electronic products (and all products for that matter), pricing varies from retailer to retailer and differs from online stores to brick and mortar stores. If you are in the market for CR123A’s or RCR123A’s, be sure to shop around for a quality and solid battery supplier. One who provides all the info you need prior to your purchase and CARES that you get the right product for your needs.
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