Samsung INR21700-30T 3000mAh (Gray)

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Official specifications:
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This is the new battery size that is slightly larger than 18650 cells. This cell is a high current cell with moderate capacity.

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This battery can easily handle 30A and more with constant capacity and perfect tracking between the cells.
I did try a 50A discharge, but my battery holder melted before I was finished with the first trace.

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The battery gets warm at 30A, but not too warm.

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In this discharge the battery is in free air, i.e. it has better cooling.

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Conclusion

This battery is a very good battery and the best high current cell I have tested to date. At lower current there is no reason to use this cell, only when the current is above 10A is this cell interesting.



Notes and links

The batteries was supplied by ENERDan for review.

My test stations is only equipped to handle up to 30A, this means higher current must be done on other equipment.

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