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Found the 16340 cells on the Vapcell store and ordered 2 pairs to check Smile

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Thanks, ordered also, let’s hope we finally have some new decent 16340s.

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Me too! Looks good.

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Indeed. I was not a fan of 16340 format. Too close to 18350 and way less capable.
But this cell significantly reduces the gap.
And add availability of USB rechargable cells – 16340 becomes interesting.

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Agro wrote:
Indeed. I was not a fan of 16340 format. Too close to 18350 and way less capable. But this cell significantly reduces the gap. And add availability of USB rechargable cells – 16340 becomes interesting.

But 16340 lights are sooooo nice to EDC..

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djozz wrote:
Found the 16340 cells on the Vapcell store and ordered 2 pairs to check Smile

Thank you very much. Cassiel released the 16340 in Ali.

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Geuzzz wrote:
Agro wrote:
Indeed. I was not a fan of 16340 format. Too close to 18350 and way less capable. But this cell significantly reduces the gap. And add availability of USB rechargable cells – 16340 becomes interesting.

But 16340 lights are sooooo nice to EDC..

What is EBC? Thanks Facepalm

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vapcell Dennis wrote:
Geuzzz wrote:
Agro wrote:
Indeed. I was not a fan of 16340 format. Too close to 18350 and way less capable. But this cell significantly reduces the gap. And add availability of USB rechargable cells – 16340 becomes interesting.

But 16340 lights are sooooo nice to EDC..

What is EBC? Thanks Facepalm


EDC = Every Day Carry

Another words, a light that’s small enough to carry around all the time.

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Geuzzz wrote:
Agro wrote:
Indeed. I was not a fan of 16340 format. Too close to 18350 and way less capable. But this cell significantly reduces the gap. And add availability of USB rechargable cells – 16340 becomes interesting.

But 16340 lights are sooooo nice to EDC..


I EDC 2 kinds of lights:
  • neck ones
    • 16340 is far too large already….but nevertheless acceptable
      • I’ve worn lights up to 25.4 mm in diameter – so even 21700 would do. Big Smile
  • backpack ones
    • Lumintop GT Mini 18350 for quite some time already
    • the size difference between 16340 and 18350 is meaningless here

I really wish I had a better driver in my Utorch S1 Mini. BLF firmware, FET, good cell, quad E21…ah, that’s a nice dream. Smile
And some really low diameter 16340 light, say 19-19.5 mm would be even better. Smile

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I just ordered a pair of 16340 to try in my Olight S1RII. The mah numbers on these look great.

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Ordered 3 pairs.

Finally nice to see a decent 16340 available.

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Just placed my order. Thanks Dennis and Vapcell for making this happen. Thumbs Up
I’ll give them a good discharge test and see how they perform.

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Just placed my order. Thanks Dennis and Vapcell for making this happen. Thumbs Up
I’ll give them a good discharge test and see how they perform.

Thanks you very much Smile
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@ Dennis …. I am gonna order a few 14500’s Flat top & Button Top.

Question: Are the “Button Tops” ‘securely’ spot welded??

Thanks in advance….. Thumbs Up

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Really interested in seeing that red 2800mah cell. Molicel has been kicking serious ass lately according to Mooch’s review. Hoping the P28A will be better than the current best performers VTC5D and VTC6A.

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teacher wrote:
@ Dennis …. I am gonna order a few 14500’s Flat top & Button Top.

Question: Are the “Button Tops” ‘securely’ spot welded??

Thanks in advance….. Thumbs Up

Safe to use, directly welded, no nickel strip

If a larger shear force is applied, it may fall off.

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SKV89 wrote:
Really interested in seeing that red 2800mah cell. Molicel has been kicking serious ass lately according to Mooch’s review. Hoping the P28A will be better than the current best performers VTC5D and VTC6A.

Thank you very much. I got two samples a few months ago. I didn’t test them. If I tested them, it would affect the performance of the battery.

Direct to HKJ test, but lost on the way

unfortunately Crying

I heard that the performance is better than P26A. It can be compared with VTC5D.

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vapcell Dennis wrote:
teacher wrote:
@ Dennis …. I am gonna order a few 14500’s Flat top & Button Top.

Question: Are the “Button Tops” ‘securely’ spot welded??

Thanks in advance….. Thumbs Up

Safe to use, directly welded, no nickel strip

If a larger shear force is applied, it may fall off.

Thank you Dennis!! That sounds great.
I just wanted to make sure they were spot welded. Thumbs Up

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Sorry for the silly question, how is everyone ordering the 16340 cells?
When I click on the link in the first post and in Maukka’s post #95, both links are not in English.
I can’t seem to find where to change the language.
Thanks for any help!

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Here is the right link purged of everything:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/High-capacity-power-RCR123A-Vapcell-1634...CDR-3-7v-Rechargeable-Li-lon-Battery-First/33000319786.html

Should give you a link in English.

Close your browser too just in case.

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BlueSwordM, thanks for the link and the tip!
Closed browser and deleted cache for Ali express and now all is good.

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Damned… I just recently got a couple 650 and 700 mAh 16340’s. How much extra run time do you get out of 100mAh in this cell size?

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Would have to see how much current your light uses. If you use higher current the difference will be not insignificant

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xevious wrote:
Damned… I just recently got a couple 650 and 700 mAh 16340’s. How much extra run time do you get out of 100mAh in this cell size?

about 15% roughly (1/7)

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Runtime test comparing the new Vapcell 1000mAh 14500 to a Windyfire 650mAh cell.

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Vapcel 1 – Windyfire 0

(except the first minute)

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The Vapcell 14500 is one of a kind. I also use it in my Reylight Ti and it is perfect combo. I tested two of them to be about 1000mah. I’ll get some Vapcell 16340 later too once I find a good 16340 light.

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Runtime test comparing the new Vapcell 1000mAh 14500 to a Windyfire 650mAh cell.


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SKV89 wrote:
The Vapcell 14500 is one of a kind. I also use it in my Reylight Ti and it is perfect combo. I tested two of them to be about 1000mah. I’ll get some Vapcell 16340 later too once I find a good 16340 light.
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Runtime test comparing the new Vapcell 1000mAh 14500 to a Windyfire 650mAh cell.


This might help in your search
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/52624

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CRX, thanks for the testing, I hope the 16340 800mAh performs well too!

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Yeah it probably would have been better with a regulated driver but that is the only AA sized light I have, still gives a fair guide.
I have a couple of the 16340s on the way to me too, we’ll see how they compare to the AWT yellow 16340s which are the best high drain 16340 cells I’ve had so far for both output and longevity.

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