Test/review of Sony US18650VT3 1500mAh (Green)

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Test/review of Sony US18650VT3 1500mAh (Green)

Sony US18650VT3 1500mAh (Green)

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Official specifications (This is for VTC3):


  • Nominal capacity: 1600mAh
  • Rated capacity: 1500mAh
  • Capacity at 1.5A discharge: 1425mAh
  • Nominal voltage: 3.7V
  • Charge current: 1.5A
  • Discharge cut-off: 2.5V

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A older 18650 battery for tools.

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There are two curves for all discharge currents, this must be a perfect match between the two batteries. The batteries has nearly constant discharge capacity up to 20A.

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Conclusion

The battery has fairly low capacity by todays standard, but it can deliver a lot of current.



Notes and links

Vapcell told me that I was missing some cells in my comparator and they would be happy to supply them.

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