Lithium Ion Rechargeable Batteries Forum RSS

Over charge and over discharge will shortens service life and compromises safety ;  Keep Li-Ion battery cycled with 80%-20% will increase the durability.

Read more

18650, 18650 rechargeable, industrial 18650, LG 18650, ncr 18650, panasonic 18650, ppower 18650, samsung 18650, samsung battery, Sony 18650 -

  We often see different brands of 18650 lithium battery, with capacity of 2200mAh ,3000 mAh , 4000mAh , or even 5000 mAh ; red or blue. So, does the capacity really have that much?Lets have a simple test. We have the most common 4 batteries in the market:Ppower Pbe 2600mah,XXXXXfire 3000mah,XXXXXfire 4000mah,Unknown brand 5000mah1. First of all, we completely discharge 4 batteries2. Insert the batteries into the charger3. After 3-5 hours, 4 batteries are completely charged4. LCD display will show the actual capacity it charged for the battery (normally there will be 50-100 mAh discrepancy)The results show:Ppower claims capacity...

Read more