Test/review of Vapcell ICR18500 2000mAh (Green) 2018

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Test/review of Vapcell ICR18500 2000mAh (Green) 2018

Vapcell ICR18500 2000mAh (Green) 2018
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Official specifications:


  • Model: ICR18500
  • Size: ø18.0*49.0mm
  • Type: Flat top
  • Nominal voltage: 3.60V
  • End-of-charge voltage:4.20V
  • End-of-discharge Voltage: 2.50V
  • Typical Capacity: 2000mAh (0.2C discharge)
  • Min capacity: 1950mAh (0.2C discharge)
  • Weight: Max:35g
  • Internal resistance: Max:50mOhm (AC 1kHz)
  • Standard Charge: 1000mA,CCCV 100mA cut-off
  • Charging Time: 3hours(standard charge)
  • Quick Charge Current: 1500mA
  • Max Continuous Discharge Current: 5A
  • Operating Temperature: Charging, 0°C ~ 45°C, Discharging, -20°C ~ 75°C
  • Storage Temperature -5°C ~ 35°C

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This is one of the less used sizes, this battery is not a high current cell.
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The discharge curves tracks fairly well and it can deliver the rated 5A, but definitely not 10A.
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Conclusion
The battery looks good, but with the size and 5A limit its applications are limited.
Notes and links
This size battery matches 3 CR123 primary batteries in length and voltage, but is larger in diameter.
The batteries was supplied by Vapcell for review.
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