Staring IMR18650 2500mAh (Green)

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Official specifications:
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This is high current 18650 with fairly high capacity.

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The discharge curves tracks just about perfect and the batteries works well up to 20A, at 30A they are strained.

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They gets fairly hot at 20A, but it is in the acceptable range.

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At 30A I would have terminated on temperature if the discharge had lasted a few second more, i.e. they are too hot.

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Conclusion

The cells has very good performance up to 20A continuous.



Notes and links

The batteries was supplied by Staring for a review.

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