Help me with batteries pulled from a generic ebay portable charger

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Help me with batteries pulled from a generic ebay portable charger

Hey guys. Sorry I have no pics to show. I dont know how to upload on this forum. Anyway, I had a power pack used to charge my cell phone that the switch stopped working. The it still showed full charge on the led meter though. I pulled the batteries. They are five 18650 batteries wrapped in blue shrink wrapped and numbered “18650 6122314 13946.” The last five digits are actually different on each cell. I can’t get them to show a voltage on my multimeter and my xtar charger will not recognize them. They are quite shorter than my protected panasonic’s and dont appear to have a PCB. Can you give me some advice? I’m just looking to use them in my low amp single cell lights if possibel.

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Ok. Now I’m in the 21st century. Here are some pics of the batteries. Still not entirely sure how to post actually pics instead of a link. Oh well. I’ll figure it out tomorrow. Thanks for any info.you can give me.

!!18650 batteries https://imgur.com/a/9KJL3rM!

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If you don’t read voltage and your charger doesn’t recognize them then it’s a good chance they are bad.

Sounds like the CID may have been tripped.

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Here your pictures are, I can help that much. Wink
It does sound like they are shot though if you are getting 0 (Zero) voltage with your DMM.
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teacher wrote:
Here your pictures are, I can help that much. Wink
It does sound like they are shot though if you are getting 0 (Zero) voltage with your DMM.
.

!{width:90%}https://i.imgur.com/cRKuQyx_d.webp?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium!

Thank you for helping me with my questionable computer skills. As stated, it looks like the batteries somehow tripped their built in protection. I googled how to reset it and of course there are numerous videos and posts on how to do this. However, I’m gathering that this is not meant to be reset. I think I’m much better off just recycling these batteries and buying new. Thanks for the replies.

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