Test/Review of LG 18650 HD2 2000mAh (Magenta)

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Test/Review of LG 18650 HD2 2000mAh (Magenta)
LG 18650 HD2 2000mAh (Magenta)

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Official specifications:
  • Nominal Capacity: 2000mAh
  • Nominal voltage: 3.65V
  • Charging methode: Constant current, constant voltage
  • Charging voltage: 4.2V
  • Charging current: 1000mA
  • Charging current cut off: 50mA
  • Fast charge: 4000mAh
  • Fast charging current cut off: 100mA
  • Standard discharge: 400mA
  • Fast discharge: 1000mA, 20000mA
  • End voltage: 2.5V
  • Ambient temperature: Charge: 0~+50°C, Discharge: -20~+70°C
  • Weight (max): 48g
  • Dimensions (max): D: 18.5mm, H: 65.2mm

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This is an high current cell.

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The supplied has added a strip with specifications on top of the type number (It can be peeled off).

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The cell is rated for up to 20A discharge and it has fairly constant capacity up to 20A.

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Conclusion

The cell is not the top current and capacity cell, but it has fairly good performance and being from LG it is a good cell.



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
Compare to 18650 and other batteries

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

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Thanks HKJ. A little late by LG, looks like not better than Sony VTC4, hoping they progress at faster pace.

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Calmaja wrote:
Thanks HKJ. A little late by LG, looks like not better than Sony VTC4, hoping they progress at faster pace.

LG has other cells that are better at high current and capacity.

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LG HE4 would be a better competitor to the VTC cells, but won’t match the VTC5.

BLF

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HKJ wrote:

Calmaja wrote:
Thanks HKJ. A little late by LG, looks like not better than Sony VTC4, hoping they progress at faster pace.

LG has other cells that are better at high current and capacity.

Really sorry, I forget about HE2, HE4 Blushing
Ironically, I type it based on this figure Shocked