C Rechargeable Batteries

C batteries are known as ’dry cell’ batteries, due to the fact that they were created to operate in applications or products with minimal internal moisture. C batteries are larger than other standard dry cell batteries, such as AA and AAA, and as such they offer a reliability and longevity you may not get from other batteries in the same circumstances. Rechargeable C batteries have a slightly different chemical composition from standard C batteries, allowing their energy levels to be replenished and extending the shelf life of the battery.

C batteries are built to the standard size of 50mm/1.97inches in length x 26.2mm/1.03inches in diameter.

C batteries are also known as R14s, following their designation by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

What are C batteries used for?

Typically for high drain applications like torches, digital cameras or security lighting, where you require a battery that will last a long time, the C battery can be installed to suit those needs. Coming in a variety of brands and capacities, always check what applications you will be using them for. For help choosing the type of battery best suited to your needs, please see our C batteries guide.

Due to their energy density, C batteries are ideal for portable devices which consume mid-high levels of power. They are widely used in:

  • Torches
  • Cameras
  • Radios
  • Intruder alarms
  • Musical instruments
  • Walkie-talkies
  • Toys

What types of rechargeable C batteries are there?

C batteries are available in standard (non-rechargeable) and rechargeable types, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. For more information on our non-rechargeable C batteries, please visit our range here.

As the name suggests, rechargeable C batteries can be recharged hundreds of times, making them a truly sustainable choice. Some C size rechargeable batteries are built into the device that they power, such as smartphones, laptops and other portable devices, while removable models require a separate adapter for the charging process.

There are various different types of rechargeable C batteries available, including:

  • NiMH (nickel-metal hydride)
  • NiCd (nickel-cadmium)
  • Li-ion (lithium ion)

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RS Stock No. 504-6073
BrandRS PRO
€12.81
1 Pack of 2
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- NiMH 4Ah Standard -10 → +60°C - 1.2V C
RS Stock No. 611-8696
BrandRS PRO
€8.40
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- NiMH 3Ah Tagged -20 → +65°C - 1.2V C
RS Stock No. 199-775
BrandRS PRO
€6.83
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- NiMH 3.5Ah Tagged 0 → +70°C - 1.2V C
RS Stock No. 611-8646
BrandRS PRO
€9.75
1 Pack of 2
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- NiMH 3Ah Standard -20 → +65°C - 1.2V C
RS Stock No. 661-3551
Mfr. Part No.5035352
BrandAnsmann
€25.19
1 Box of 2
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Ansmann MaxE NiMH 4.5Ah Standard -20 → +65°C Yes 1.2V C
RS Stock No. 377-7933
Mfr. Part No.F734A0546
BrandPanasonic
€10.01
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- NiCd 2.5Ah Tagged -20 → +70°C - 1.2V C
RS Stock No. 776-0847
Mfr. Part No.2310-3007
BrandAnsmann
€7.96
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- NiMH 4.5Ah Tagged -20 → +55°C Yes 1.2V C
RS Stock No. 776-0844
Mfr. Part No.2310-3001
BrandAnsmann
€7.75
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- NiMH 4.5Ah Standard -20 → +55°C Yes 1.2V C
RS Stock No. 843-0737
Mfr. Part No.HR14 P2 RS
BrandDuracell
€23.13
1 Pack of 2
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Duracell Recharge Ultra NiMH 2.2Ah - - Yes 1.2V C
RS Stock No. 841-2401
Mfr. Part No.HHR-2SRE/2B
BrandPanasonic
€23.51
1 Pack of 2
Pack(s)
- NiMH 2.8Ah Standard - - 1.2V C
RS Stock No. 619-9796
Mfr. Part No.5030912
BrandAnsmann
€22.68
1 Pack of 2
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Ansmann MaxE NiMH 2.5Ah Standard -20 → +65°C Yes 1.2V C
RS Stock No. 609-8952
Mfr. Part No.HHR-300CH-1Z
BrandPanasonic
€12.50
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- NiMH 3.1Ah Tagged -10 → +60°C - 1.2V C
RS Stock No. 776-1046
Mfr. Part No.7638900138740
BrandEnergizer
€16.45
1 Pack of 2
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- NiMH 2.5Ah Standard - Yes 1.2V C
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