Test/review of AW IMR16340 15C 550mAh (Red) 2016

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Test/review of AW IMR16340 15C 550mAh (Red) 2016

AW IMR16340 15C 550mAh (Red) 2016
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Official specifications:


  • 550 mAh Capacity
  • Nominal Voltage 3.7V
  • Lowest Discharge Voltage : 2.50V
  • Diameter 16.00mm
  • Length 34.00mm +/- 0.1mm
  • Max. discharge 8A
  • Size for reference CR123A
  • Working temperature -10 to 60 Degree Celsius

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CR123 sized LiIon batteries that can deliver a lot of current.
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The discharge curves looks very goo, the batteries are rated for 8A and had a perfect curve at 7A, but has trouble at 10A. This looks good.
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As usual with these small batteries the discharge is done before I can register much heat on the battery can.
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Conclusion
This 16340 battery looks to be a good high current battery.
Notes and links
The batteries was supplied by aw-akku.de for 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
Comparison to other LiIon batteries

My website with reviews of many chargers and batteries (More than 1000): https://lygte-info.dk/

Edited by: HKJ on 09/05/2016 - 13:17
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Nice one, I can use these in my direct drive EDC. Thanks for testing!

Btw, these are not listed on aw-akku.de atm.

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Thanks for the review.
Time to stock up this AW to replace my older protected AW

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Anybody know where I can buy these? In Europe preferably.

Thanks.

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MattSPL wrote:
Anybody know where I can buy these? In Europe preferably.

Try the website I have put in the info box as supplier.

My website with reviews of many chargers and batteries (More than 1000): https://lygte-info.dk/

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HKJ wrote:
MattSPL wrote:
Anybody know where I can buy these? In Europe preferably.

Try the website I have put in the info box as supplier.

Thank you