Sanyo 18650 2600mAh (Red)

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Official specifications:
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This is an unprotected cell, it is also used in many 2600mAh protected batteries with a added protection circuit.

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Comparing it to protected version, the largest difference is output voltage with 5A load, without protection the voltage is slightly higher. For actual values use my comparator.

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There is two set of curves in the above chart and they do track very well.


Conclusion

There is not much to say about this cell, it is a very good cell, just remember that it is unprotected.



Notes and links

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