Imren IMR18650 2500mAh (Purple)

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Official specifications:
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A fairly high capacity cell with very high current rating.

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The cells are not perfectly matched, but fairly close. I do not believe the 40A rating, the 30A looks like it is too much for this cell.

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Conclusion

It is an acceptable cell, but I would not go above 20A on it.



Notes and links

The batteries was supplied by Imren for a review.

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