Keeppower 18500 1500mAh (Black) 2014

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Official specifications:
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Keeppower sells two version of 18500, this one is the cheaper version from DLG. The other version uses a Sanyo cell.

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The battery does very fine up to 3A load, that is 2C and matches the rated 2C maximum discharge. Drawing much more than 3A does not really work.

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Conclusion

The performance looks average for 18500 batteries, but they are not designed for high current.
I will call the cells acceptable.



Notes and links

The batteries was supplied by Keeppower for review.

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