TLife 18650A Protected 2200mAh (Green)

Button top and flat top protected TLife 2200mAh cells.

TLife 18650A BT Protected 2200mAh (Green)

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Official specifications:
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This is a low capacity, low current cell. Tmart has this cell in four configurations, this is the protected button top.

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The protection limits the current from this cell to less than 3A, the curves looks good enough.

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With this low current there are absolutely no temperature problems.

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Due to the low protection threshold the battery cannot drive a 10W light.

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TLife 18650A FT Protected 2200mAh (Green)

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Official specifications:
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This is a low capacity, low current cell. Tmart has this cell in four configurations, this is the protected flat top.

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Something is wrong here, a 2500mAh battery has sneaked into the 2200mAh collection of 2200mAh batteries. This makes me doubt the quality control.

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Both types of batteries handles stays cool.

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Conclusion

Due to the low protection threshold these cells are not for 1000 lumen flashlights, but only for equipment with a very moderate current consumption.

Generally these batteries has looked acceptable, but the 2500mAh cell is strange.



Notes and links

The batteries was supplied by TMart.com for a review.

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
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