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I couldn't wait and ordered a pair from Manafont this morning.  First purchase from them and I've read good about them.

Gosh, I think I'll probably have the new UF C8 from 365bid  BEFORE the 18650's ARRIVE...

OH...THE HORROR   ! !!    LOL

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ANTI-NOWHERE-LEAGUE wrote:

Resist the urge to strip your laptop batt!!!!!!!!!!!

 

OMG...LOL.....yehhhh, it's not like I can run out to WallyWorld and procure one now is it?    Laughing

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I have understood it, and starting the test of the TrustFire 3000 mAh batteries.

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ANTI-NOWHERE-LEAGUE wrote:

Which supplier are the TF3000'S from HKJ, ta.

Manafont sku:8460

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Great, Manafont is where I ordered my 4 TF flame 3000mah 18650s from. Will be interested to see your results on them, and how they compare to the other 18650 I own, an AW 2600mah

 

Also curious to see your results on the red ultrafire second from the left, as thats what they always try to include with budget lights on eBay. That are the blue ultrafire "3000mah" unprotected ones.

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Can anyone give me a retail site which sells AW's, callies customs or redilasts discussed in this thread? + maybe a price comparison?

If you have the knowledge a little explanation on which i should get and why would also be very much appreciated!

Thanks! Sealed

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KDLST wrote:

Can anyone give me a retail site which sells AW's, callies customs or redilasts discussed in this thread? + maybe a price comparison?

You can get AW here: http://www.flashaholics.co.uk/batteries/lithium-rechargeable-batteries.html

callieskustoms and Redilast is sold from websites with that name, but they are in US.

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HOWLY C*AP

 

Those cells are MIGHTY expensive Cry

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KDLST wrote:

HOWLY C*AP

 

Those cells are MIGHTY expensive Cry

That is the reason many people are looking for Xtar and intl-outdoor's 3100 batteries, they uses the same cell but will probably be cheaper.

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The TrustFire 3000mAh test is done and the result are up. It is a good 2500-2600 mAh battery.

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Where did you buy the Trustfire 3000mA ... kai and manafont are selling these cells (manafont is cheaper)?

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Where did you buy the Trustfire 3000mA ... kai and manafont are selling these cells (manafont is cheaper)?

They are from Manafont.

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Added two LG cells and AW IMR 1600 cell to the charts

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@HKJ

I bring you my respect against for this great work!

I would have with pleasure a test for comparison from popular Sanyo in 2400 or 2600 mAh(red). Has somebody already tested maybe?

Greeting from Germany

Daniel

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Hans Dampf wrote:
I would have with pleasure a test for comparison from popular Sanyo in 2400 or 2600 mAh(red). Has somebody already tested maybe?

 

The Spark battery is based on a Sanyo 2600 mAh cell. I do have more than 16 batteries left to test and some of them might also be using Sanyo cells.

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no - i´m mean this Sanyo

http://www.cnqualitygoods.com/goods.php?id=1184

 It´s a good Price 5,90 $

sorry - i have no more Information

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Hans Dampf wrote:

no - i´m mean this Sanyo

http://www.cnqualitygoods.com/goods.php?id=1184

 It´s a good Price 5,90 $

sorry - i have no more Information

They are not in my test queue and I am not going the buy new batteries to test, before the queue is significant smaller.

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I have bought these batteries and just have got delivered. Exact name is Sanyo UR18650FM R01122.

Are better at least around classes than my present Trustfire TR2400 grey Smile

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Added 7 more batteries to the charts. I might be necessary to press F5 to update the charts.

I do still have batteries for about two months testing left.

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At the start of January:

Left is "to do", middle is "testing" and right are "test done"

And today:

 

The to do pile is larger now!

 

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Awesome.. already some Himax in there? Silly

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HKJ, are you only testing Li-Ion 18650's? I'd LOVE to see proper review of A123 LiFePO4 18650's, considering they are claimed to be capable of 30A load.

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NightCrawl wrote:

Awesome.. already some Himax in there? :P

No, manufactures and dealers has been supplying the batteries, I have not bought any new batteries the last two months (At least not for test, but I bought a pile for general use).

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Shadowww wrote:

HKJ, are you only testing Li-Ion 18650's? I'd LOVE to see proper review of A123 LiFePO4 18650's, considering they are claimed to be capable of 30A load.

No, I did test the AW IMR18650 with up to 20A load. My current test rig can test with up to 30A and if I combine my testing stations, rewire and modify my script I can do 60A, but that will not happen while I have a lot of batteries to test.

At the current time I try to reduce my to do pile, i.e. the only new batteries that are added are the ones send from manufactures and dealers, I do not buy any.

 

 

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Somebody had a good idea on how to compare batteries and I implemented it in my full comparison.

Now it is possible to compare any tested battery at any current to any other tested battery in my 18650 test. The result looks like this:

The comparator can be found here.

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And again, thanks for all your hard work.

This tool just made your tests even better.

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The UltraFire 4000mAh and all the 18xx0 Keeppower batteries are now included, both in the above bar charts and in the full comparison on my website.

It might be necessary to press F5 to update the charts.

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Added 3 Keeppower batteries: 2600, 2800 and 3000. It might be necessary to press F5 to reload the charts.

Note: for 2800 and 3000 only the 4.3 volt charging is present, to see the 4.2 volt curves use the comparator.

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Since my last note about added batteries I have added:

LG 3000mAh
AW 26000mAh
3 Orbtronic batteries: 3100, 2900, 2250 (High current)
LG 2800
PALight 3000mAh (A cheap battery)
I have also published test of TrustFire 3000mAh, the test includes batteries from 3 different manufacturers, but I have not added the result to the charts (For comparison use the comparator)

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You have your work cut out for you.        

 

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