This model of a dry battery was invented by the French chemist Georges Leclanché in the 1860s. It consists of a cylindric zinc electrode, a rod shaped carbon electrode, a clay vessel and a batterie glass. Filled with cell electrolyte, the Leclanché cell supplies a voltage of approximately 1.5 volts. The cell is delivered empty.
Connections: 4 mm jacks
Dimensions: approx. 175 mm x 65 mm dia.
Suitable filling: Ammonium chloride solution (NH4Cl), approx. 20% concentration