Test: MNKE 26650 3500mAh

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leaftye
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Test: MNKE 26650 3500mAh

 

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Batteries provided for testing by: Coval Vapes

To simplify testing and prevent mistakes, batteries in each test were charged at 0.5A and discharged to 2.80V.

The discharge tests from 0.2A to 5.0A are done an a Turnigy Reaktor, and discharge tests with higher current are done with a Maynuo M9712C DC external load.

I could not locate an official data sheet, so the specifications were pulled from vendor websites.

This set of batteries didn't track well or smoothly. They did not get unusually hot while discharging, so they may be safe at the tested currents, but I would not be comfortable using them in devices with more than one of these batteries.

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The low mode should be lower.

Reviews: Efan IMR18350 700mAh 10.5A, <a href="http://

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Thanks for doing this test, Fasttech has these 2 for $13.56

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I read this in the “discussion” section on fasttech:

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7/19/2014 2:19:49 AM

jamesxross

which one is AUTHENTIC!?

ok, so this is the second version of the MNKE 26650 to be posted here…which one is REALLY authentic?

  1. 7/31/2014 11:11:26 PM

tribalb

i was reading in off google and the 4000mah are old cells. better to get these instead

You never really know what you’re getting, right? They could possibly all be old “pulls” from something or other and have new shrink wrap on ‘em .. is it slightly frustrating, or is it just me ?? lol

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From other sellers I might be more worried. So far I have not heard of any issues with fakes or duds from fasttech, and they list any used batteries in a separate listing under an “as-is” title.

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Ok, that’s good news , thanx Pilotdog. And thanks for all that testing Leaftye! That was a lot of work.

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Recently purchased by the Fasttech MNKE 26650 4000mAh.
Personally I have no complaints from their performance. Until the 7 Amps drawn by the battery , I can say that they have good operation and long .
They found Nowhere ANY test for these batteries .
Does anyone test this battery ???