EnerPower VC+ 18650 3000mAh (Purple)

DSC_8704

Official specifications:
EnerPower%20VC+%2018650%203000mAh%20(Purple)-info

These cells are a test of a high performance protection, it has lover resistance and can handle higher current than usual protections.

DSC_8703

DSC_8705 DSC_8706

DSC_8707
DSC_8708
DSC_8709

EnerPower%20VC+%2018650%203000mAh%20(Purple)-Capacity

The discharge chart shows a very good cell and the new protetion means less voltage drop due to protection

EnerPower%20VC+%2018650%203000mAh%20(Purple)-Temp-15.0

EnerPower%20VC+%2018650%203000mAh%20(Purple)-Temp-20.0

This current trips the protection after some time and the cell will not get hot.

EnerPower%20VC+%2018650%203000mAh%20(Purple)-CapacityTimeHours

EnerPower%20VC+%2018650%203000mAh%20(Purple)-CapacityTime

EnerPower%20VC+%2018650%203000mAh%20(Purple)-Energy

EnerPower%20VC+%2018650%203000mAh%20(Purple)-PowerLoadTime

EnerPower%20VC+%2018650%203000mAh%20(Purple)-TripCurrent

I did not adjust my test to handle higher protection currents, the trip point is somewhere above 20A

EnerPower%20VC+%2018650%203000mAh%20(Purple)-Charge



Conclusion

This battery has lower voltage drops than other protected batteries with the same cell. For anything in the 3A up to 7A - 10A this cell is a very good option for a protected battery.



Notes and links

The batteries was supplied by Enerpower for 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
Compare to 18650 and other batteries