Frequently Asked Questions Page

On this help page:-

1. Ordering and Payment
2. All about watch batteries
3. Watch Battery Size Cross Reference Table
4. How to change a watch battery in your watch
5. How to change a watch strap on your watch
6. How to adjust the metal bracelet on your Casio watch
7. Waterproof Rating of your watch
8. Cordless Phone batteries
9. Battery Chargers. Which to choose
10. WEEE Regulations
11.Table listing those applications for which WatchBattery customers use their batteries. Is your application listed here?


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How do I use the online ordering system?

Ordering is simple:

a) Choose the item you wish to purchase from our site pages and click the 'Add to Basket' button. The contents of your shopping basket will be displayed in the window.

b) Click the 'Continue Shopping' button to select other items for purchase, or remove unwanted items from the shopping cart by clicking in the box to the left of the unwanted item and then clicking the 'Remove Selected Items' button at the top of the page.

c) Once you have all the items you wish to purchase in the shopping cart, select the appropriate shipping rate;
UK - 1st Class
UK - Royal Mail Signed For (1st Class)
UK - Royal Mail Special Delivery
UK - courier for motorcycle batteries (UK mainland only)
Irish Republic (International Signed For)
Europe (International Signed For)
For full details see Shipping Charges

Please note we cannot accept orders from countries outside Europe.
Regretfully we cannot ship Motorcycle Batteries outside Mainland UK, this means we cannot supply motorcycle batteries for delivery to Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Wight, Isle of Man and other off-shore UK addresses. There are also some Scottish postcode areas we are unable to deliver motorcycle batteries to. These can be checked here.

d) Please check our Terms & Conditions and then click the 'I accept the Terms & Conditions' box to proceed with your order.

e) Click the 'Calculate Totals' button and the 'Pay by Debit/Credit Card' button will appear at the bottom of the shopping cart, click this button to use our on-line ordering facility which will allow you to make payment by credit card securely via WorldPay. When using the online ordering system all payment details are entered directly into the WorldPay site (part of the Royal Bank of Scotland) and are not made available to us. The WorldPay online payment system is very secure.

Telephone orders will only be taken when a customer is experiencing technical problems in using the website. Please note that if we take your order by telephone we will place the order through the website using the same method as you would i.e. your payment will be made via the internet. The internet payment system we use means that your credit card details are never passed through our website but go directly to WorldPay (part of the Royal Bank of Scotland) and are completely secure.

Alternatively, you can use the printable order form. Print off the order form, fill in the items you require and post to us with the correct remittance using either a cheque or postal order. Due to the extra administration overhead of postal orders, there is a 10.00 minimum order amount for postal/mail orders.

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Which watch battery do I need?

The interesting world of batteries!

We thought that you may find it useful for us to give you an insight into the interesting world of watch batteries. (We know it's not that interesting, but it may help you order the correct battery!).

Battery Chemistry:

With respect to watch batteries there are 3 main types of chemistry, Silver Oxide, Alkaline or Lithium. The Lithium button cells will be 3 Volt cells (apart from the Renata 751 which is a 2V lithium battery) and the Silver Oxide and Alkaline button cells will be 1.5 Volt. Therefore, the voltage of your application will dictate whether you will need a Lithium battery or not. The Lithium cells tend to be the larger button cell batteries and their references tend to be prefixed with either CR or BR. For example, a CR2032 is a Lithium battery.

Silver Oxide or Alkaline

Since Silver Oxide and Alkaline watch batteries give the same voltage (1.5 Volts) then which battery do you choose?
Well, firstly Silver Oxide watch batteries tend to be more expensive than an Alkaline cell of the same size. So can you just use the Alkaline watch battery of the correct size? Well, this depends on your application and if the Alkaline version is available. There is a much wider choice of Silver Oxide watch battery sizes. In fact Rayovac make only two Alkaline button cell sizes but approximately 30 different Silver Oxide watch battery sizes. Where Silver Oxide cells score over their Alkaline counterpart is in their ability to maintain a more stable voltage. This characteristic makes them better for clocks and watches and absolutlely essential for metering equipment (like light meters in cameras for example) where a stable voltage is required. An Alkaline cell though is good for high current devices where a stable voltage is not required, for example, in electronic toys and calculators. Many of those children's noisy books use LR44s (Alkaline), but can run equally as well using the Silver Oxide equivalent (Rayovac 357). Many electronic toys use LR44s or LR41s and there is no problem using a Silver Oxide watch battery of the equivalent size. Rayovac do not make a LR41 so we have no problem in suggesting to owners of the Thunderbird Soundtech toys (which use 3 x LR41) that they can use the Silver Oxide equivalent (Rayovac 392) instead. Since some of our customers have been charged 4.00 for each LR41 by High Street jewellers, they have no problem in paying us for the more expensive Silver Oxide watch battery at a mere 1.99 each!
So to summarise, if your application calls for a stable voltage under load (watches, clocks, metering equipment etc.) use a Silver Oxide watch battery. If not, and you can get the Alkaline equivalent then use that. And remember, you can always use a Silver Oxide watch battery to replace an Alkaline watch battery.

Battery Sizes:

Now this is interesting (honest). The Lithium button cell battery sizes are easy to determine from their reference numbers. The first two digits refer to the diameter of the battery in mm and the second two digits give the height or thickness of the battery in tenths of mm. So, for example, a CR2032 is a Lithium button cell which is 20mm in diameter and 3.2mm thick. A CR2430 is a Lithium button cell which is 24mm in diameter and 3.0mm thick. There, told you that this was interesting!
Now having had this lesson, you will begin to see that other watch batteries also have a reference number which give a similar clue to their size. Take for example a Vinnic L1154. Now you would be excused for thinking that this was 11mm in diameter and 5.4mm thick. Close. But in this case the first two digits refer to the range of the diameter and the second two again, as for the Lithium button cells, refers to the thickness in tenths of mms. The diameter in this case is in the 11mm range. A quick check in our reference table will show that all watch battery diameters in the 11mm range are 11.6 mm in diameter. Therefore, a L1154 is an Alkaline button cell 11.6mm in diameter and 5.4mm thick.
Other manufacturers use a similar reference numbering system for their watch batteries, and as a general rule wherever you see a three or four digit reference number for a watch battery it is likely to follow the rule described above. For example, a Sony SR626SW is a Silver oxide watch battery which has a diameter in the 6mm range and is 2.6mm thick. All watch batteries in the 6mm range have a diameter of 6.8mm. So a SR626SW is 6.8mm in diameter and 2.6mm thick giving a Rayovac equivalent battery, from the reference table, as a 377.
Other manufacturers, like Rayovac, number their batteries without giving a clue as to the size of the watch battery, so to refer from these to other manufacturers' batteries you really need to use a cross reference table like ours.

Battery Prefixes:

What do the letters at the beginning of the reference number mean?
So what about these prefixes? This is just down to experience I suppose so here's a short list. Manufacturers who use SR to denote a Silver Oxide watch battery will tend to use LR to denote Alkaline. Those which use SG to denote Silver Oxide will tend to use AG to denote Alkaline.
    Battery Prefixes:
  • BR/CR = Lithium
  • L = Alkaline
  • SR = Silver Oxide
  • LR = Alkaline
  • SG = Silver Oxide
  • AG = Alkaline

Battery Suffixes:

The letters at the end of the reference number are different, one is W the other SW. Which one do you choose?
In the Silver Oxide range of batteries you will often see a different suffix to the same battery reference. For example you can get a SR1130W and a SR1130SW. The ¨SW¨ refers to use in low drain devices whereas the ¨W¨ refers to high drain devices. So what's the difference? Well you would tend to only use a ¨SW¨ battery in a watch without a backlight. Your standard analogue quartz watch would be fine with a low drain watch battery, whereas a watch which used a backlight would really need a high drain ¨W¨ watch battery. Having said that, you could quite happily run a low drain watch using a high drain watch battery. ¨SW¨ batteries will tend to have a slightly longer life when used in low drain devices than their ¨W¨ equivalent. If in doubt use the high drain ¨W¨ type since there is likely to be little or no difference in price.

Battery Capacity and Shelf Life:

Just a few words on battery capacity. This tends to be given by the manufacturers in mAh (milli Amp hours) and this figure gives us an idea how much current can be supplied by the battery and for how long. For example, a battery which had a capacity given as 40mAh will be able to supply 40 milliamps for an hour or 20 milliamps for two hours. We can provide this information if you like, but you don't need to know this if you are replacing a watch battery in household gizmos. Really it's for the electronic buffs who need to know which battery to use in a newly designed circuit.
The shelf life of watch batteries is determined by storage temperature and their chemistry. Typically, at 21 degrees Celcius a Silver Oxide battery will lose less than 10% a year, an Alkaline button cell about the same and Lithium button cells less than 2% a year. This loss decreases as the storage temperature decreases.

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Cordless Phone Batteries

How do I identify the correct battery for my cordless phone?

Many of the newer cordless phones are using standard sized rechargeable batteries such as AAA batteries. These do not have leads which have to be connected to a pin in the phone handset, but are just pushed into the phone handset housing. Some phones, however do have leads and a connector, which needs pushing onto pins in the handset. There are a range of different connectors; JST-EHR2, JST-PHR2, JST-PHR3, mini-molex to name a few. It is critical to have a compatible connector as well as the correct sized battery with the correct voltage. The easiest way to ensure that you choose the correct battery is to use our Battery Finder page to identify your battery using the phone manufacturer and model. Alternatively you may be able to use the code on the existing battery to find the correct replacement.

Why has my new battery been supplied with two separate connectors instead of one?

Some of the more popular cordless phone batteries are now supplied with a 'Universal Connector'. This means that each of the leads ends in its own connector, rather than both leads going into one connector. Although a little more fiddly to connect on to the pins, it allows the same battery to be used in many more phones, since the main difference between a number of connectors was the distance between the pins which the connector is pushed on to.
When fitting this type of battery it is important to note which way round the black and red wires are connected in the phone before removing the old battery and ensuring that the new connectors are put in the same way, so that the black wire replaces the original black wire and the red wire replaces the original red wire. If this is not done correctly the battery will not charge correctly and it could damage the phone if the handset is left on the base to charge with the wires connected the wrong way round.

Why is my new battery marked NiMH instead of NiCd?

Many older cordless phone batteries used the old rechargeable technology of NiCd or Nickel Cadmium. However recent European Legislation (2008) banned the manufacture of Nickel Cadmium batteries (except for some reserved applications). As a result of this, all new cordless phone batteries are now Nickel Metal Hydride.
Nickel Metal Hydride cordless phone batteries will operate in the same way as the original NiCd battery in your cordless phone and will recharge in a phone handset that was designed for NiCd cells. You may see a slightly shorter working life than the original NiCd battery as the charging regime for a NiMH cell is different from that used on NiCd cells, however the difference in life expectancy is small and using a NiMH battery will allow you to continue to use your phone!

Why is the 'mAh' rating of my new battery different from the original one?

The 'mAh' or milliAmphour value on your battery indicates its ability to hold charge. The higher this number the longer the battery will operate your phone for before it needs to be recharged. As rechargeable battery technology has advanced, so the ability of the batteries to hold a higher and higher charge before needing to be recharged has increased. This means that older batteries with a capacity of 300mAh will now be replaced with batteries with a capacity of 700mAh. Replacing your cordless phone battery with a higher capacity battery it will allow you to use the phone for longer periods of time before it runs out of charge, however the battery may need to be charged for longer before reaching a full charge. When you put the new battery into your phone handset it is recommended that you leave the phone handset on the charger base overnight to ensure it is fully charged before you start to use the handset.

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Replacing a watch battery

How do I know which watch battery I need?

To identify the type of battery you need to replace, the first step is to remove the back of the watch - see below. Once you have opened the watch in most cases you will see a single silver oxide watch battery or possibly a larger single lithium coin cell battery. Some more technical watches (such as the Casio Protrek watches) may use more than one battery. The battery or batteries will have a code stamped onto them that will allow you to identify the correct replacement. Type the code into our search box (At the top of the right hand menu) and you should see a list of links to the correct battery. Alternatively use our Battery Cross Reference Table to identify the correct battery by code or dimensions.

Do I need a special tool to remove the watch back?

First you need to determine if the watch is a snap back type or a screw back. If the watch back has a series of equally spaced slots (usually about 6) around it's perimeter, then it is a screw back and you will need a special tool in most cases. You can sometimes remove a screw back using a pair of snipe nose pliers in two of the slots, but unless the watch can be mounted safely in a small vice then this is quite difficult. We can sell a tool for this purpose, but they are 6.50 each and so you need to weigh up how many times you will be removing the watch's back to know if it's worth buying one. The back from snap back watches can be removed with a blunt pen knife. If you look carefully around the edge of the watch casing you should see a small indent in the cover. This is where you start with the blunt pen knife, working your way around the edge twisting the knife gently as you go. Eventually the back will snap out of the watch casing.

Do I need to replace the rubber seal?

Well, you should really, but we bet most high street jewellers who change a battery for you won't do this. It depends if you want the watch to be waterproof or water resistant again and if you are going to use it in conditions where it will be exposed to water or dampness. If this is the case then you need to take the watch to a jewellers, make them aware of your requirements and then it is likely that they will send it off to the manufacturer to have the battery changed and the watch pressure tested. If however, your watch is not exposed to these conditions then it is likely that changing the battery yourself will leave you in no worse a position than had you taken the watch to a high street jewellers and got them to change the battery for you. They will often say, after changing the battery, that they cannot guarantee that the watch is now waterproof but still charge you around 6 or more.

My watch is waterproof, how can this be guaranteed after changing the battery?

The bottom line is that the watch is likely to have to be sent away unless you can find a jeweller or watch repairer carrying the special piece of equipment required to verify that the watch is still waterproof after the battery change. The test equipment required to do this only costs a couple of hundred pounds and we are surprised that most high street jewellers don't have it. It consists of a small tank which is half filled with water. The watch is suspended in the air space above the water and the tank is sealed. The tank is then pressurised with a hand pump to the required test pressure. Once at this pressure, the watch is lowered into the water and then the pressure released from the tank. If bubbles are seen coming OUT of the watch then clearly it is not water tight (well, not air tight actually). The seal will have to be changed again, the back retightened and the test repeated. This is what is likely to happen when the watch is "sent back to the manufacturer" when you take it to the jewellers and ask that the battery be changed, but you want it to be waterproof again.

I have the back off the watch, but it seems that I need to remove a screw in order to get the old battery out.

Be careful here. This may or may not be the case. In some watches it is merely a case of loosening a screw which will allow a clip to be moved to the side enough to allow the battery to be levered out. Once the screw is removed they are rather difficult to get back in, although not impossible. Just don't go trying it when you have had a glass or two of wine that's all. So, check that you really do have to remove a screw in order to remove the battery. In most cases it is a merely a question or loosening a screw and on some even there is no screw at all, just a clip which when prised back slightly will allow the old battery to pop out.

I have a snap back case and I am having trouble getting the back on.

Some case backs are tight. When placing the case back be sure that the indent on the cover lines with the winder. Most cases have a small indent to allow for the winder shaft. The best way to put the cover back on is to place the watch face down on a flat protected surface - a mouse mat is ideal. Then with the case lined up with the back, push down with both thumbs, applying even pressure to the case edge, making sure that one side doesn't get pushed further in than the other. With the cover being pushed evenly around its edge, it should snap back into place. If this still fails to get the cover back, then a jeweller would use a case press. Basically this is a vice which comes with dies which fit over the back and one around the watch glass which means that the glass doesn't get broken when the vice is tightened. If you have a vice at home you may be able to improvise something which would give you the same thing.

I have replaced the battery but the watch isn't working.

The obvious one first. Is the winder (crown) pushed fully home? If so, has the watch been left standing with an old battery inside it for a long period of time? If this is the case it is likely that the watch is at fault. New battery failure is very rare, and if the watch has been left idle for a long period then it may never work again. Sometimes placing the watch in a warm place will "loosen" things up sufficiently to get the mechanism working again. We have fitted several new batteries to watches which have started for a while then stopped. Leaving them in a warm airing cupboard over night, believe it or not, actually got them going again. It is always best to replace a battery in a watch as soon as the watch stops working.

I have replaced the battery in a LCD watch, but the display is all funny.

If this happens then most of these watches can be reset. If you remove the back again, you should see some indication of a reset hole on the watch's movement. This is a hole into which you place one leg of a pair of metal tweezers and the other leg touches the main movement housing. This should reset the display.

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How do I adjust the the metal bracelet on my Casio watch?

Instructions on how to adjust the metal bracelet of your new Casio G-shock or Wave Ceptor watch.

The Casio bracelet is held together with removable pins secured by a central metal ferrule. Arrows on the underside of each link show which links can be removed. If more than one link is to be removed then it is advisable to remove a link from each side of the bracelet so that the clasp remains central on the underside of the wrist when the watch is worn.

Tools required:
A thin pointy object - like a bradawl. Our Bracelet Link removal tool is ideal.
Long nose pliers
A vice and material to cushion the bracelet.
A small craft hammer.

Make sure you work area is clear and place a sheet or other covering on the floor to catch any small bits that may 'ping' off as you work on the bracelet. Using a small vice to hold the bracelet when working is helpful if you haven't bought our Bracelet Link removal tool. Identify how many links you need to take out. Put the watch on your wrist and work out how many links need to come out. Usually 2 or 4 links will have to be removed.

Step 1 - Separating the clasp
Remove the spring bar from the clasp so that you have the bracelet separated. If you hold the clasp in your left hand it is the spring bar on the left side of the clasp. You can use the bradawl to push and compress the spring bar so that it can be slid out of its retaining hole and this will release the two parts of the clasp.You will notice two holes for this spring bar on the clasp giving you the opportunity to make a small adjustment to the bracelet length should you need it. Be careful that the spring bar does not ping across the room, as it is the only one you have and losing it will be an inconvenience.

Step 2 - Removing a link
Identify the link that needs to be removed and using a bradawl push the pin securing that link. Follow the direction of the arrows imprinted on the underside of the link. The pin should be pushed about 2 or 3 mm and then pulled from the other side using the pliers. This step is easier using the Bracelet Link removal tool! When the pin is pulled out completely it releases a small metal ferrule that sits in the central part of the joining link. This ferrule will fall out on to your worktop or the sheet that you carefully placed on the floor! You will need the ferrule later so don't lose it. Repeat the process on the other side of the link so that you now have removed one entire link and have two pins and two ferrules sitting safely to one side. Now you have a bit more confidence the next link will be easier. The second link should be taken from the other side of the bracelet. Repeat this process if more links need to be removed.

Step 3 - Connecting the bracelet together
The small ferrule needs to be put back into the central part of the link that you are joining back together. This time working in the opposite direction to the arrow on the link, push the pin back through the link to engage the ferrule. If necessary you can carefully tap the pin back into place with the hammer.

Step 4 - Reconnecting the Clasp
Reconnecting the clasp is a simple reversal of the disconnecting process. Try on the watch and it is a little loose or a little tight you can adjust the clasp by inserting the spring bar into the alternative set of holes. After the adjustment you will have spare links, pins and ferrules. These will be useful if you have bent a pin or lost a ferrule during the adjustment process.
Job done!
If you need further advice just email us using our contact form

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Waterproof Rating of your watch

This can be a confusing area because.....

The water resistance properties of a watch are usually expressed in meters; 50m, 100m or 200m are the most commonly seen ratings. These measurements refer to the depth at which a watch has been tested in a laboratory test where the watch and the water are completely motionless. However in real life situations, when the watch is being worn, it is not still and the movement of the wearer's arm through the water dramatically increases the pressure on the watch. This means that these values do not indicate the depth in water to which the watch can be safely worn.

So what do these ratings mean?

The following definitions can be viewed on the Casio website here.

Water-resistant to 30 meters (100 feet): Can be worn whilst water is being splashed but not under any pressure. Must not be worn whilst swimming or diving.
Water-tested to 50 meters (165 feet): Suitable for light water activities or swimming* in shallow water, but not whilst snorkelling or scuba diving.
Water-tested to 100 meters (330 feet): Suitable for swimming*, snorkeling and poolside diving, but not highboard diving or scuba diving.
Water-tested to 200 meters (660 feet): Suitable for swimming* and diving at depths not requiring helium gas.

*It is not recommended to operate the buttons on your watch whilst swimming or diving or when shampoo or soap bubbles are on the case.

Some watches recommended for diving will have the following ratings:

Diver's 150 meters (500 feet): Meets ISO standards and is suitable for scuba diving.
Diver's 200 meters (660 feet): Meets ISO standards and is suitable for scuba diving.

Such watches will have a screw-down crown (also known as screw-lock or screw-in crown) to prevent water ingress whilst being worn for diving.

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Help Regarding Battery Chargers

There are two main types of battery charger...

A timed battery charger and an intelligent battery charger. A timed battery charger will tend to charge rechargeable batteries for a fixed length of time, after which the battery charger may switch to trickle charge or simply switch off. These battery chargers are fine for batteries of a certain capacity. Say your battery charger takes 5 hours to fully charge 1700mAh AA batteries. Perhaps these batteries came with the battery charger. All will be fine and your batteries will reach their full charge. However, if you put higher capacity batteries in the same battery charger, it will charge for 5 hours at the same rate and your higher capacity batteries will only ever be partially charged (to about 1700mAh).

Ok, so how about I charge the higher capacity rechargeable batteries again before use, using the same battery charger?

You could do this of course as this will give the batteries a double dose. But how would you feel if, on a drinking binge, your capacity was say, 8 glasses of wine, and you were forced to take two lots of 5? You get the jist? The charger will spend another 5 hours charging the batteries, but of course you risk damaging the batteries by overcharging them. This will shorten their life. Quite an apt analogy perhaps? We get many customers who purchase the new high capacity Uniross 2500mAh NiMH AA batteries and find that the performance of these batteries is not much better than the 1700mAh batteries they were replacing. In most cases this is because the battery charger being used is a timed battery charger. The best solution is to use an intelligent battery charger.

What is an intelligent battery charger?

An intelligent battery charger is just that, cleverer than a timed battery charger. It is often microprocessor controlled and charges the rechargeable batteries until their full capacity is reached. Once they are fully charged, the battery charger stops charging, preventing your batteries from being "cooked" which prolongs their life.

Can I charge NiMH rechargeable batteries in my existing NiCd battery charger?

Sorry, no. Well you can, but the battery life will be severely affected by this treatment. Some battery chargers allow the charging of both NiCd batteries and NiMH batteries. Some battery chargers auto sense the battery type (like the Ansmann Energy 4 Traveller battery charger) and some require a switch to be used to select the battery type. The Camlink Z1 battery charger is ideal for charging Lithium-Ion batteries for digital cameras. If your digital camera uses regular AA rechargeable batteries, the Ansmann budget charger EC-800 would be a good choice for a low cost intelligent charger.

I am now informed! Take me to your battery chargers!

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WEEE Regulations - Disposal of Electrical and Electronic Goods

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive is now UK law. The legislation aims to make producers pay for the collection, treatment and recovery of waste electrical equipment. The regulations also mean that suppliers of equipment like high street shops and internet retailers must allow consumers to return their waste equipment free of charge.

The amount of WEEE we throw away is increasing by around 5% each year, making it the fastest growing waste stream in the UK.
  • Much of the UK's WEEE ends up in landfill, where the lead and other toxins it contains can cause soil and water contamination. This can have a harmful effect on natural habitat, wildlife and also human health.
  • Many electrical items that we throw away can be repaired or recycled. Recycling items helps to save our natural finite resources and also reduces the environmental and health risks associated with sending electrical goods to landfill.
Distributors of new Electric and Electronic Equipment (EEE) have a part to play in reducing the amount of WEEE going into landfill sites.

WatchBattery (UK) Ltd is obliged under these regulations to offer our customers free take-back of their WEEE on a like-for-like basis when they buy a new Electrical or Electronic product from us.

For example, if a customer bought a new battery charger from us we would accept their old battery charger and prevent it going into a landfill site by disposing of it safely. Customers must return their WEEE item to us within 28 days of purchasing their new item. Please contact us using our using our Contact Us form for a returns code before sending items back to us. Please note that the cost of returning items to our premises is borne by the customer.

Under the WEEE Regulations, all new electrical goods should now be marked with the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol shown below:

Goods are marked with this symbol to show that they were produced after 13th August 2005, and should be disposed of separately from normal household waste so that they can be recycled.

The Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009

Under The Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009 we are able to offer to accept back your waste portable batteries for disposal. Please note that you must not send used batteries through the post, however you can bring them to us at:

WatchBattery (UK) Ltd
Unit 2
2, Lydiard Green
Lydiard Millicent

Where you will see this sign displayed.

You can locate your local waste disposal site via your local council website or through websites such as or
Click Recycle Now to use the Recycle Now waste diposal site locator
Click Recycle More to use the Recycle More waste diposal site locator.

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And finally we thought it a good idea that if people who have ordered from us told us what their watch battery was going to be used for we could list it here in the table below. If your gizmo is listed here, order the battery suggested.
You can use Control-F to do a search for what you want on this page

Watch Battery and Camera Battery Applications

Aboistop Company of Animals anti-bark Dog Collar 1 x Duracell PX28L
Accutron watch users please read
Accutron 214 Watch 1 x 394
Accutron 218 Watch 1 x 344
Accutron 219 Watch 1 x 344
Accutron 2210 Watch 1 x 329
Accutron 230 Watch 1 x 344
Accutron 224 Watch 1 x 344
Accutron ESA 9162/4 movement 1 x 344
Accutron ESA 9210 1 x 344
Accurist World Timer nrenx04 Watch 1 x 392 / 1 x377
Accurist LB 408 Watch 1 x 364
Aiptek Hyperpen graphics pen ( AAAA
Apple iMac / Mac PRAM battery 1 x Sonnenschein 1/2AA
Apple G4 Cube PRAM battery 1 x Sonnenschein 1/2AA
Aquatel Quartz Watch 1 x 370
Audi A4 1995 Key Fob ? x 386
Autowatch 88RL car alarm 2 x CR1220
Avocet 50 Altimeter Cycle Computer 2 x 386
Berlitz Interpreter 2 2 x 2430
BMW 520i Key Fob 1 x RPX625A
Bolex Movie Camera
Bolex Camera information
PX21 / PC1A (PX1, EPX1, Energizer 523)
Boots 636 Calculator 1 x 303
Boots Digital Thermometer 1 x 392
Boots Nursery Thermometer 1 x 357
Braun ThermoScan Plus IRT 3520 ear thermometer 2 x 2032
British Telecom FreeStyle Cordless telephones (See models below) GP30AAK3BMU (GP30AAK3BMX) /
BT FreeStyle 70 Cordless Phone 1 x GP40AAK3BMU
BT FreeStyle 80 Cordless Phone 1 x GP40AAK3BMU
BT FreeStyle 320 Cordless Phone 1 x GP40AAK3BMU
BT FreeStyle 1000 + plus Cordless Phone 1 x GP40AAK3BMU
BT FreeStyle 1025 Cordless Phone 1 x GP40AAK3BMU
BT FreeStyle 1050 Cordless Phone 1 x GP40AAK3BMU
BT FreeStyle 1100 Cordless Phone 1 x GP40AAK3BMU
BT Synergy 150 Cordless Phone 1 x Uniross 34H
Bulova Accutron 394 + ring (replaces 387)
Bulova Accutron 218 Gold 394 + ring (replaces 387)
Canon 650 Camera ? x 2CR5
Canon A1 SLR Camera 1 x 4SR44 (Recommended if metering)
Canon A1 SLR Camera 1 x PX28L
Canon BN22-UK85 1 x CR2477
Canon B22 Laptop with built in printer 1 x CR2477
Canon EOS 1000fn SLR Camera 1 x 2CR5
Canon EOS 600 Camera ? x 2CR5
Canon IXUS Z90 APS Camera 1 x CR2
Canon MV3i Camcorder 2 x 1616
Canon MV450i Camcorder 1 x CR2025
Canon Personal Organiser DM-2710 3 x 2032
Canon Power Shot Pro 70 Digital Camera 1 x 2025
Canon Sure Shot 1 x 2CR5R
Canon Sure Shot MegaZoom 76 Camera 1 x Panasonic 2CR5
Canon SureShot Sleek AF 1 x CR123A
Canon UC-X40Hi Camcorder 1 x CR2025
Canon Z115 1 x CR123
Casio #394 200m Diver's Watch 1 x 377
Casio 696 Watch 1 x CR1616
Casio AQ-222 Wrist Watch 1 x 399
Casio AQ-26 Wrist Watch 1 x 370
Casio AQ-426 Wrist Watch 1 x 371
Casio 745 AQ-39 Digital Watch 1 x 370
Casio 83QS-41 LCD Watch 1 x 2320 (CR2320)
Casio fx-115D Calculator 1 x 399 (GR927)
Casio fx-115N Calculator 1 x 399 (GR927)
Casio fx-3900Pv Calculator 1 x 2025 (CR2025)
Casio fx-451m Calculator 1 x 399 (GR927)
Casio fx-570c Calculator 1 x 357
Casio fx-5000F Calculator 2 x 2025 (CR2025)
Casio fx-6300G Calculator 2 x 2032 (CR2032)
Casio fx-7000GA Calculator 3 x 2032 (CR2032)
Casio fx-85m Solar Calculator 1 x 399 (GR927)
Casio fx-85vh Calculator 1 x 399 (GR927)
Casio fx-991D Calculator 2 x 399 (GR927)
Casio fx-991m Solar Calculator 1 x 399 (GR927)
Casio fx-992v Calculator 1 x 399
Casio fx-911 fx-911m Solar Calculators 1 x 399 (GR927)
Casio Databank Duo display ABX-80 2 x 399
Casio Databank Eprom 150 digital watch 1 x 2016 (CR2016)
Casio BM-100WJ 2 x 399 (GR927)
Casio Databank Watch 1 x CR2016
Casio DC-810A Data Cal 100 credit card electronic organiser 2 x 2016 (CR2016)
Casio Diver's Watch 394 MRD 201W 1 x 377
Casio DW-280 Diver's watch 1 x 2016
Casio DW-5900 1 x 2016
Casio G-Shock G-Lide 1 x CR2016
Casio Lady's Watch 1330 LTP-1003 1 x 377
Casio P4000 Programmable Calculator 2 x 2032
Casio PDA SF-4400 / SF-4600 2 x 2032
Casio PF-3000 Databank Calculator 2 x 2032
Casio Pro-Trek Model 1470 2 x 399
Casio Protex Birdlife International 1470 PRT40 (PRT 40) 2 x 399
Casio Quartz PQ-3 Mini Alarm Clock 1 x 2025
Casio Quartz PQ-4OU World Time Travel Alarm Clock 1 x 2025
Casio Speed Memory 100 watch 1 x 391
Casiotron S-15 3 x 393
Cateye Mity 2 Bicycle Computer 1 x CR1620
Citroen ZX remote ? x 2016
Citizen Aqualand Duplex Diver's Watch 1 x 2016
Citizen Watch 4031 1 x 364
Citroen ZX Alarm Key Fob 2 x CR2016
Classique Lady's Watch 75-16 1 x 364
Compaq Hand Held Computer back up battery 1 x 2032
Cosina CT7 camera 2 x 357
Daewoo Laganza 2 x CR1620
Digital Edge Natural Edge Pen and Graphics Tablet 2 x AAAA
Digital Ultra II Notebook 1 x 1220
Eurochron Radio Controlled Watch 1 x 1220
FlashPath SmartMedia Adaptor ? x 2016
Ford Galaxy Remote Control Key 2 x 2032
Ford Light Key Rings 1 x RPX625A
Franklin Dictionary / Thesaurus ? x 2032
Gateway Computer Gamo Red Dot Sight 2 x 2032
Gateway Pentium 166 Motherboard 1 x BR2335 (CR2335)
Gateway Personal Computer G5-200 1 x BR2335 (CR2335)
Glucometer Esprit Blood Sugar Monitor ? x 2016
Glucotrend Blood/Glucose Meter 2 x LR44
Glucotrend 2 Blood/Glucose Meter 2 x CR1/3N
Goude Indicator Glove 1 x 2032
Hanic & Co. Pocket Model Radio H-108 2 x 357
Hewlett Packard (HP) Jornado 720 Pocket Computer 1 x CR2032
Honda Civic 1.5 Vtec-E Remote Control Key 2 x 2016
Hormann Garage Door Remote Control 3 x Renatex VR22 (L1028)
JVC GRDVJ70 Camcorder 1 x CR2025
Kenneth Cole Watch Model: KC2012 1 x 377
Kettinger Exercise Bike Lap Computer 2 x LR44
Kiss Scuba Diving Rebreather Duracell PX28L
Kodak M24 Instamatic Movie Camera 1 x PX625 (WeinCell)
Konica FC1 SLR Camera ? x 303
Krug-Bauman Men's Adventurer Watch ? x 364
Laser Pointer (Batt type G3-A CNB Micro Cell) 3 x 392
Lego Quartz waterproof watch 1 x 321
Lorus Quartz travel alarm LQQ204W Rayovac RPX625
Lorus Analogue Watch RRS683L-9 1 x 377
Lorus Ladies Quartz Watch V233-0990 1 x 319
Lorus Ladies Quartz Watch V501-6N00 1 x 377
Lorus Quartz Watch V533-0A00 1 x 395
Lorus Quartz Watch V501-8B30 (Argos) 1 x 377
Lunasix 3 Light meter 2 x PX625
Magellan 300 handheld GPS receiver 2 x Energizer Lithium AA
Marksman Travelling Alarm Clock 2 x 389
Marks & Spencers 'My First Phone' ? x LR44
Mattel Barbie girl's watch 1 x 377
MBO Infiniter Laser Pointer 3 x 357
Mercedes Car Alarm Key Fob ? x VR22
Micron MX Digital Bite Detector 1 x LR1
Minolta 7000 AF Camera 1 x 2016
Minolta 7000i Camera 1 x 2CR5
Minolta Dimage F100 Camera 1 x Panasonic CR-V3
Minolta Dynax 303si Camera 1 x CR2
Minolta Dynax SPxi SLR Camera 1 x Panasonic 2CR5
Minolta Riva Zoom 125EX 1 x CR123
Mitsubishi Apricot MS 540 computer 1 x 2032
Motor Fizz Motorcycle Clock MF-4549 1 x 344
NeoGlo superbrite LED Keyring Torch ( 3 x LR44
Nikon F Camera Rayovac RPX625
Nikon F80 Camera 2 x CR123A
Nikon Nuvis 160i APS Camera Rayovac CR123R
Nikon TW Zoom Compact Camera CR-P2
Nintendo Mini Classic 2 x LR44
Olympus OM2, OM2n, OM3, OM3Ti, OM4, OM4Ti, OM10 SLR Cameras 2 x 357
Olympus AF-1 1 x CR-P2
Olympus C-1 Digital Camera 2 x LB-01 (CR-V3 Camedia)
Olympus C-21 Digital Camera 2 x LB-01 (CR-V3 Camedia)
Olympus C-2040Z Digital Camera 2 x LB-01 (CR-V3 Camedia)
Olympus C-220Z Digital Camera 1 x LB-01 (CR-V3 Camedia)
Olympus C-960 Zoom Digital Camera 2 x LB-01 (CR-V3 Camedia)
Omega Seamaster Watch 1 x 329 + converter ring to make 388
OneTouch Ultra Blood Glucose Meter 1 x CR2032
Oregon Scientific Databank EX3501 3 x 2032
Oskar Emil Wrist watch Caesium 1 x 395
Oskar Emil Wrist watch Casablanca - all colours Models 300, 301, 302 1 x 371
Oskar Emil Wrist watch Marrakech Model 500 1 x 364
Oskar Emil Wrist watch Midi Caesium Models C001-C009 1 x 371
Oskar Emil Wrist watch Milano Model 3317 1 x 364
Oskar Emil Wrist watch Monaco Model 6617 1 x 364
Oskar Emil Wrist watch Montrose Model 600 1 x 364
Oskar Emil Wrist watch Pescara Model 700 1 x 364
Oskar Emil Wrist watch Series 3000 1 x 397
Oskar Emil Wrist watch Series 800 1 x 377
Oskar Emil Wrist watch Tangier Model 400 1 x 371
Oskar Emil Wrist watch Ultimate Model 4000 1 x 377
Panasonic KX-T4026E Cordless telephone (used battery number KX-A36A / T301) 1 x GP40AAK3BMU
Pentax Asahi Spotmatic F 1 x MRB625 (PX625 replacement)
Pentax ME Super 2 x 357
Pentax P30T 2 x 357
Pentax SP500 1 x MRB400 (PX400)
Pentax SP1000 MRB400 (PX400)
Pentax SP2000 MRB400 (PX400)
Pentax Spotmatic MRB400 (PX400)
Pentax Zoom 70-X Camera 2 x Panasonic CR123
Peugeot 106 (R-Reg) Key fob 2 x CR1620
Peugeot 405 central locking remote control unit (1989) 1 x CR1/3N
Peugeot 405 Key fob 2 x CR2016
Peugeot 406 Key fob ? x CR1620
Philips Thermometer HP5311 2 x 392
Philips Kala DECT Cordless phone 2 x GP70AAKC
Pokemon Characters ? x LR1
Polar Beat Heart Rate Monitor 1 x 2025
Polar Edge Heart Rate Monitor 1 x 2025
Polar Pacer Sports Watch ? x 2025
Polar 'Sport Tester' Heart Rate Monitor 2 x 2025
Polaroid Camera Relaces Eveready 532 / PX24 (special order)
Praktica BC1 1 x 4SR44
Praktica BM 1 x 4LR44 (or 4SR44 for stable voltage)
Praktica BX20 ? x 4LR44 (or 4SR44 for stable voltage)
Praktica LLC PX21 (PX21A)
Praktica MAT RPX625A (PX625A)
Praktica TL3 RPX625A
Psion 3a Personal Organiser 1 x CR1620 (1620)
Psion 3c Personal Organiser 1 x CR1620 (1620)
Psion 5 Personal Organiser 1 x CR2032 (2032)
Psion 5mx Personal Organiser 1 x CR2032 (2032)
Pulsar Quartx Alarm Clock ref:EKF001B 1 x 357
Pulsar Y580 1 x 321
Racal-Datacom RG700 Data Encryption Module ? x CR2477N (CR2477)
Racal-Datacom RG720 PC Encryption Security Module 2 x CR2477N (CR2477)
Radio Shack (Tandy) Talking timer 63-877 sold by Hillcott Electronics ? x 357
Rado Jubilee Gent's Watch 1 x 341
Range Rover Classic Remote Key Control 2 x 2016
Raymond Weil Amadeus 200 watch 1 x 371
Raymond Weil lady's watch 3722 1 x 321
Renault Laguna RN Remote Key Control 2 x 2016
Renault Megane Remote Key Control 2 x 2016
Response Home Security System ? x 2032
Ricoh RR30 Uniross AA 2000mAh NiMH
Rio Light Mask 1 x PX27A (Varta VPX27A)
Rover 1.4i SEI Remote control 1 x 2032
Rover 800 Series remote control 2 x 394
Rover 100 Series remote control 1 x CR2032
Rover Metro remote control 1 x CR2032
Rotary Gent's Watch 3204 1 x 373
Rotary Lady's Watch 3902 1 x 317
Saab Remote Control Key Fob ? x CR2016
Saab 900 Key Light 2 x RPX625A
Salter Electronic Scales Model 1001 2 x 2450
Salter Electronic Bathroom Scales 2 x 2450
Samsung AF 1050 Zoom 2 x CR123
Samsung SP-R5150 digital cordless phone 3 x Uniross AAA NiMH (600mAh)
Sanyo VM-EX20P Camcorder (Clock Battery) 1 x 2025
Sharp EL-6790 2 x 2032
Sharp Organiser ZQ-1050 3 x 2025
Sharp Organiser ZQ-1350 ? x 2032
Sharp Organiser ZQ-3050- 3 x 2032
Sharp Organiser ZQ-4450 ? x 2032
Sharp Organiser ZQ-5200 ? x 2032
Sega Dreamcast Virtual Memory Unit cards 2 x 2032
Seiko 7N43-7B00 1 x 399
Seiko 7T32-7G40 Analogue Chronograph Watch 1 x 399
Seiko A359-5010 Digital Watch 1 x 391
Seiko Pulsar Spoon Michi Tabi Watch 1 x 2025
Seiko RC-4000 Digital Watch 1 x 386
Seiko V700-8A10 Watch 1 x 321
Seiko Quartz Sport 100 W/Proof Watch 1 x 2325
Smardisk International Flash Path smart media floppy disk 2 x 2016
Solar Response Alarm remote and door sensor 1 x VR22
Sony Handicam 8mm Model No:CCD-TR303E 1 x 2025
Sony Remote Commander Model No:RMT-507 1 x 2025
Sony BP-T16 3.6V 270mAh 1 x GP30AAk3BMU
Spear SR M504 Motherboard 1 x 2032
Speedo Surf Runner 2000 Waterproof radio ? x 2450
Spectrum Clock / Barometer (Argos 1994) 2 x LR01
Suunto Advizor Wristop Computer 1 x 2430
Suunto Favo Dive Computer 1 x Varta CR1/2AA 3V (CR 1/2 AA)
Suunto Octopus 2 Dive Computer 1 x Varta CR1/2AA 3V (CR 1/2 AA)
Suunto Vector Wristop Computer (Watch/Altimeter/Compass) 2 x 2430
Swatch Watch (Mens) c.1995 1 x 389
Swatch Most full sized Swatches 389 or 390
Swatch BEAT watch 1 x CR1632 (Renata)
Swatch CHRONO Swatches 1 x 394
Swatch COKE Swatches 1 x 395
Swatch IRONY LADY Swatches 1 x 377
Swatch IRONY Man's? Swatch 1 x 394
Swatch POP & LADY Swatches 1 x 384
Swatch Scuba Captain Nemo 1991 1 x 390
Swatch SKIN Swatches 1 x 317
Synapse SN777 Plug-in Mains Timer 2 x 386
Texas Pocket Mate 400 Organiser 4 x 2032
Thomas the Tank Engine Book inc Clockwork Engine 3 x LR44
Thomas the Tank Engine Story Book 2 x 364
Thunderbirds Tracy Island toy 3 x 392 (LR41)
Thunderbirds 'SoundTech' toys 3 x 392 (LR41)
Timex Girl's Moving Ladybird Watch 1 x CR1216
Timex Expedition Indiglo Watch 1 x CR2016
Timex Expedition Watch 1 x CR1216
Tomica World toy cars LR01
Toshiba LC-829 Calculator ? x 357
Toyota Corolla Remote Control Key 2 x CR1220
UC-Logic Superpen - Electronic pen for PC 2 x AAAA
Vauxhall Astra 1.4i Key Light (and other models) 1 x RPX625
Vauxhall Cavalier Key Light 1 x RPX625
Vision Fitness Heart Rate Monitor 1 x CR2032
Vialli Dual Time Watch 1 x 319
Vivitar Mega 200 Camera 1 x CR123A
Volvo 940 Key Fob Alarm ? x 391
Webley Hot Dot Scope 1 x CR2032
Westclox 915143 Alarm Clock 2 x LR44
Westclox TravelMate 1 x 357
Westclox Travelscape 2 x 381
Xircom Rex Mini Organiser 2 x CR2016
Yale Wireless Home Alarm Remote Control 1 x CR2032
Yashica TL Electro 1 x PC640A (KX640)
Yashica TL Electro 35 (GS or GSN) 1 x PC640A (PX32, Eveready E164)
Zenit 412DX manual SLR Camera 2 x 386
Zeon Tech 15Kb digital diary 2 x CR2032
Zoom 9030 Guitar Effects Unit 2 x CR2032
Jurassic Park child's analogue watch 1 x 377
Teletubby Po Key ring (illuminating tummy!) 1 x 392
"Happy Birthday" tune spinning top ! 1 x 389

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