Test/review of Vbatty ICR16500 1200mAh (Blue)

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Test/review of Vbatty ICR16500 1200mAh (Blue)

Vbatty ICR16500 1200mAh (Blue)
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Official specifications:


  • Brand Name: vbatty
  • Model Number: 16500 battery
  • Nominal Capacity: 1200mAh
  • Type: Li-Ion
  • Size: 16500
  • Storage Temperature: -20 ~ 60degree Centigrade(1 month),-20 ~ 45degree Centigrade(3 month),

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This battery is a bit uncommon in size being 16mm in diameter and 50mm long
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At low current the discharge curves tracks very nicely, but the capacity is slightly below rating. At 2A or above the battery do not look as good.
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Conclusion
This battery is fine at 1A and below, but do not work well at higher currents.
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
Graphical comparison to other LiIon batteries
Table with all tested LiIon batteries

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

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Thanks HKJ!