Test/Review of UltraFire 16340 1000mAh (Blue)

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Test/Review of UltraFire 16340 1000mAh (Blue)

UltraFire 16340 1000mAh (Blue)
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Official specifications:


  • Battery Capacity (Mfg Rated): 1000 mAh
  • Battery Chemistry: Lithium
  • Battery Feature: Protected Rechargeable
  • Battery Form Factor: 16340
  • Battery Rated Voltage: 3.6 V
  • Brand: UltraFire
  • SKU: 1055500

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A 16340 from a cheap and often low quality brand with a record capacity according to the marking.
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The curves do not track perfectly, but not that bad either. The battery can deliver 1A, but definitly not 2A.
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This small cell do not heat much up, even when overloaded.
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Conclusion
The rated capacity is nowhere near the real capacity. The capacity is a bit below a quality battery at low load and the difference increases with load.
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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Thanks HKJ.

 

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An UltraFire battery with false claims? How shocking!

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Nice slingshot ammo.
Didn’t these turkeys start making the rounds more than ten years ago?

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I’m surprised to see the logo printed at the bottom. At least they’re not using fully generic components? Shocked