Difference between Cell and Battery

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by logearav, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. logearav

    Thread Starter Member

    Aug 19, 2011
    248
    0
    Revered Members,
    Please see my attachment. What is the difference between a cell and a battery?
     
  2. Hi-Z

    Member

    Jul 31, 2011
    157
    17
    A battery is simply more than one cell connected in series - though note that the term "battery" is (rather confusingly) used generically to describe single cells as well. So, a 1.5V "battery" is acually a single 1.5V cell. You can find further information here:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battery_(electricity)
     
Loading...