Test/review of TangsFire TS18350 1200mAh (Gray)

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Test/review of TangsFire TS18350 1200mAh (Gray)

TangsFire TS18350 1200mAh (Gray)

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Official specifications:


  • Brand: TangsFire
  • Color: Grey
  • Type: Rechargeable Li-ion battery
  • Model: 18350 battery
  • Voltage: 3.7V-4.2V
  • Capacity: 1200mAh

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High capacity 18350 batteries from ebay.

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The discharge curves looks fairly good up to 1A, but the batteries do not like high discharge currents.
They are also well below rated capacity.

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Conclusion

Capacity is about average for 18350 cells, but current handling is bad.
The cells are useable, but it is easy to find better cells.


Notes and links

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): http://lygte-info.dk/

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Thanks again for another review on a poor cell. Thumbs Up

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