• Question: what is the bigest voltage of battery you've ever used?

    Asked by xoxcorkyxox to James, Marcus, Martin, Rob, Suzanne on 19 Mar 2012.
    • Photo: James Boone

      James Boone answered on 19 Mar 2012:

      Hmm, I don’t really get to use many batteries, but the biggest one I’ve ever used is probably the one I use everyday to start my car, which is 12 Volts (but it can deliver an enormous current!).

    • Photo: Marcus Gallagher-Jones

      Marcus Gallagher-Jones answered on 20 Mar 2012:

      Probably one of those 9v batteries that make your tongue go funny when you lick them. I don’t really use batteries so often in my work sorry to dissapoint.

    • Photo: Robert Thompson

      Robert Thompson answered on 20 Mar 2012:

      I don’t really use batteries. I’m just looking at what my laser plugs into at the wall and that is 480 volts, thats probably the highest voltage thing in the room.

    • Photo: Martin Zaltz Austwick

      Martin Zaltz Austwick answered on 21 Mar 2012:

      Yep all the batteries I’ve used have been normal-sized

    • Photo: Suzanne McEndoo

      Suzanne McEndoo answered on 21 Mar 2012:

      Yup, only normal sized batteries here too. It’s much easier to add a plug to a powerful piece of equipment than to develop a battery for it. Or if you need your equipment to be more mobile, portable generators.