Test/Review of AW 18650 3400mAh (Black) 2016

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Test/Review of AW 18650 3400mAh (Black) 2016

AW 18650 3400mAh (Black) 2016
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Official specifications:


  • Nominal capacity: 3400mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.7V
  • Diameter: 18.52mm
  • Length: 68.16mm +/- 0.3mm
  • Max. discharge rate: 2C (5.2A)
  • Size for reference 168A / 600P
  • PCB protection against overcharge, over discharge and short circuit
  • Safety vent with thermal cut off protection

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A fairly high capacity cell.
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AW%2018650%203400mAh%20(Black)%202016-Capacity
The discharge curves looks good.
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AW%2018650%203400mAh%20(Black)%202016-Temp-7.0
At 7A the cell gets fairly hot.
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Conclusion
A Panasonic cell with added good protection is can only be very good battery.
Notes and links
The batteries was supplied by aw-akku.de for review.
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Thanks for the review, it’s strange that they release a battery based on the NCR-B now in 2016…

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will34 wrote:
Thanks for the review, it’s strange that they release a battery based on the NCR-B now in 2016…

It is not a new cell, I am just reviewing all AW cells.

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