Test/Review of GTL LS16340 2300mAh (Gray)

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Test/Review of GTL LS16340 2300mAh (Gray)
GTL LS16340 2300mAh (Gray)

Very cheap, very high capacity, can they be anything but a winner? (See conclusion)

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Official specifications:
  • 100% brand new 4x 16340 3.7v 2300mAh rechargeable batteries
  • Perfect for Flashlight, Photo camera ........
  • Model : 16340 ( Replace for CR123A, CR17345, K123A, VL123A, DL123A,5018LC, SF123A and EL123AP ) This is wrong
  • Capacity: 2300mAh
  • Voltage: 3.7v
  • Chemistry: Li-ion
  • Recharge: up to 1000 cycles

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The rated capacity is about 7 times to high.

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The battery can handle up to about 1A load, above that the capacity goes down very fast. The curver tracks fairly well.

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Conclusion

The battery does not deliver what it promises, very far from, it is a low capacity 16340 battery without high current capabilities (This was as I expected, cheap high capacity LiIon does not exist).

The battery is useable, for some stuff, but it is very easy to find better batteries.

Generally speaking I will call this battery a looser



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
Comparison to other LiIon batteries

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

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Is this the worst battery ever? Big Smile

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HKJ wrote:


Generally speaking I will call this battery a looser

 

 

Big Smile

 

Thanks for the review.

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2300mAh lol

HKJ wrote:
The battery is useable, for some stuff

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Lets go kill some zombies Silly

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HKJ wrote:
GTL LS16340 2300mAh (Gray)


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The rated capacity is about 7 times to high.
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that looks like idi amin dada

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is the capacity really 2300mAh? :~

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DayLighter wrote:
is the capacity really 2300mAh? :~

Definitely ….

If you connect about 10 of them in parallel.

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the new standard for inflated chinese claims.

thanks for the review.

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GTL batteries… not meeting specs… say it ain’t so…