Accucell batteries

Submitted by J.Stephenson on October 16, 2023 - 11:23am

What is everyone's opinion on Accucell batteries? I have heard pros and cons, are they good or bad for your watch?

Posted November 21, 2023 - 4:47am

If shortly, I concluded for myself that Accucell batteries are a good option for Accutron watch owners looking for a mercury-free alternative. While they may cause some watches to run faster, they have a long lifespan and produce the correct voltage.

Posted November 23, 2023 - 3:55am

In reply to by tentackles

So I researched on my own and found out more details. 

After carefully evaluating the pros and cons of Accucell batteries for Accutron watch owners seeking a mercury-free alternative, I concluded that they represent a viable and desirable choice. Although their tendency to cause slight speed fluctuations may not be ideal for all, their extended lifespan and adherence to the precise voltage requirement for Accutron movements outweigh this minor drawback.

Accucell batteries offer a compelling combination of environmental friendliness and technical compatibility. Replacing the original mercury-based ones with Accucell's silver oxide-powered alternatives significantly reduces the risk of hazardous mercury exposure and promotes a sustainable approach to watch essay maintenance. Additionally, Accucell batteries consistently deliver the 1.35V voltage necessary for Accutron movements to operate flawlessly. This precise voltage regulation ensures the accuracy and longevity of the watch's performance.

While some Accutron owners may be concerned about the minor speed irregularities associated with Accucell batteries, it's important to note that these variations are typically minimal and can be addressed through minor adjustments to the regulator. In most cases, the benefits of Accucell's long lifespan, correct voltage, and eco-friendly design outweigh the slight speed discrepancies.

For Accutron enthusiasts seeking a mercury-free battery option that prioritizes longevity, accuracy, and environmental responsibility, Accucell batteries emerge as a compelling choice. Their ability to maintain the integrity of the Accutron movement while minimizing environmental impact makes them a valuable addition to any watch collection.

Posted November 23, 2023 - 4:04pm

I've also fuond that using other types of battery provide a short life span, so I'll have to try a Accucell myself.

Is there a good place to buy Accucell batteries?