Sony US18650VTC5 2600mAh (Green) GB

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Official specifications:
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This is a very high current cell.

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Very impressive tracking between the cells, it is difficult to see that there is curves for two cells. The cell do also handle up to 20A very nicely.

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The cell gets very hot at 30A

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Conclusion

This is a very good high current battery, it has fairly high capacity and can deliver a lot of current.



Notes and links

The battery was supplied by Gearbest for review.
I have tested the VTC5 before, but that was on my old rig, this time it is on the 4 terminal rig and with temperature curve.

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