AW 18650 2600mAh (Black) 2016

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Official specifications:
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A regular 18650 battery, this battery is neither high current or capacity. It is fine for many flashlights, but not for high power vaping.

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This battery has a flat top, but has some bumps on the bottom, to secure connection when used in series.

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AW%2018650%202600mAh%20(Black)%202016-Capacity

The two cells has good tracking and fairly stable capacity. At 7A the capacity is starting to drop, but it is above rated current.

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This is about rated current, the battery get a bit warm.

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At 7A the battery get hot.

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Conclusion

The battery looks good and is fairly good at maintaining voltage during discharge.



Notes and links

The batteries was supplied by aw-akku.de for review.

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