Imren IMR18650 3000mAh (Yellow)

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Official specifications:
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Imren has two different 3000mAh cells, both high current.

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The discharge curves looks good, nearly constant capacity and very good tracking between the cells.
I had to stop early on the high current discharges to avoid melting my test station.

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At 30A the temperature increases very fast, I terminated the discharge after 2 minutes and 30 seconds.

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Conclusion

The cells looks good, but they cannot deliver 30A continious.


Notes and links

The battery was supplied by Imren for a review.
This test is run on my updated equipment and is not directly comparable to the other Imren 3000mAh test.

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