AWT IMR18350 700mAh (Yellow)

Button top version

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Official specifications:
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This is a high current 18350 cell. It has 6.4A continuous and 10.5A pulse rating.

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AWT%20IMR18350%20700mAh%20(Yellow)%20BT-Capacity

The is some capacity difference between the two cells. It easily handles loads up to 5A, but has problems at 7A and cannot do 10A.

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AWT%20IMR18350%20700mAh%20(Yellow)%20BT-TripCurrent

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Flat top version

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Official specifications:
AWT%20IMR18350%20700mAh%20(Yellow)%20FT-info

Same cell as above, but this time in flat top version. It has slightly less capacity.

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AWT%20IMR18350%20700mAh%20(Yellow)%20FT-Capacity

These cells handles 7A better.

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Conclusion

The cells has very good performance at high current, but the difference between the cells means that they are best used one at a time (i.e. not in series).



Notes and links

The batteries was supplied by AWT for a review.

How is the test done and how to read the charts
How is a protected LiIon battery constructed
More about button top and flat top batteries
Comparison to other LiIon batteries