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bella-headlight wrote:
From HKJ"s review of the TLIFE branded version of this power bank self discharge is "Self discharge: 2mAh/day" Tinderbox the CPF member you mention may be me Wink & the cells were left in the TOMO for about 3 months. They were old laptop pulls & I don"t know 100% if the problem was the cells or the power bank. BTW nice to see you on this forum :THUMBS-UP:

 

I asked HKJ myself what the parasitic drain was like and he said it was low but i could not find the exact amount.

 

I wonder if your Tomo did not turn itself off for some reason we have all seen micro-controllers lock-up, Once i find my Soshine i will be able to see what voltage my cells have dropped too.

 

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Yes I think something did happen as I have been checking voltages in it weekly since & have not noticed any appreciable drain.

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teacher wrote:
Speed4goal wrote:
I have 3 of the tomo v8 power banks and I love them. They just released a new version that’s $17 instead of $12-13 the t4 can use micro USB or a apple lightning cable to charge on that one and about 1/3 smaller. But I’m fine with the cheaper ones.
I noticed the two different models also. I got the cheaper one too.
I got this one… TOMO Model: V8-4
But I also saw this one… TOMO Model: T4

I haven’t taken the time to check out the difference yet, but like ‘Speed4goal’ shared above; the T4 is a new or updated model.


Well DuuhhhhFacepalm
Speed4goal already told us what the differences were………… Thumbs Up

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They just released a new version that’s $17 instead of $12-13
  • The T4 can use Micro USB or Apple Lightning Cable
  • T4 isabout 1/3 smaller.

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OK my 4x protected Panasonic 3400mah 18650 voltage dropped from 4.16v to 4.05v in 25 days that 0.11v

 

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Tinderbox UK wrote:

OK my 4x protected Panasonic 3400mah 18650 voltage dropped from 4.16v to 4.05v in 25 days that 0.11v


 


John.

Hey John how tight a fit are the protected Panny B“s ?
I suppose that my cells could be longer than your version though, mine are 70mm & a very tight fit.

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They are tight, but not super tight so they fit OK for me.

 

 Just measured my 4 with my carbon fiber vernier and they are virtually all spot on 70.00mm

 

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Thanks for the quick reply John Thumbs Up
Mine are 70mm as well but I would consider the fit very tight.
Could just be a difference between what we both consider to be to tight or I suppose there could be a very small difference in the bay lengths.
I am going to try my protected Panny B“s in both my TOMO & Soshine again Wink
EDIT: Just re-measured my protected Panny B“s & they are all spot on 70mm.
They fit in my Soshine power bank (tight fit) but to get them into my TOMO I would have to force them & risk damaging the cell wrap on the positive end.
There must be a very slight difference in the length of the bays between both power banks.

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bella-headlight wrote:
Thanks for the quick reply John Thumbs Up Mine are 70mm as well but I would consider the fit very tight. Could just be a difference between what we both consider to be to tight or I suppose there could be a very small difference in the bay lengths. I am going to try my protected Panny B"s in both my TOMO & Soshine again Wink EDIT: Just re-measured my protected Panny B"s & they are all spot on 70mm. They fit in my Soshine power bank (tight fit) but to get them into my TOMO I would have to force them & risk damaging the cell wrap on the positive end. There must be a very slight difference in the length of the bays between both power banks.

 

So that`s the answer the Soshine bays are slightly longer than the Tomo (or is it the contacts), there is a third re-brand of this battery bank but i cannot remember it`s name Smile

 

John.

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Had the Tomo 4 cell version. Loved it until it gave out. I used it 24-7 as a battery charger, and cell phone charger. It spent over a year on my nightstand plugged in, I left the lid open and just swapped out cells as I needed…….

I wish it was a little smaller.

That’s all I can remember

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chadvone wrote:

I wish it was a little smaller.
The new T4 version is supposed to be a bit smaller. Link to it is in a post above.

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Tinderbox UK wrote:

bella-headlight wrote:
Thanks for the quick reply John Thumbs Up Mine are 70mm as well but I would consider the fit very tight. Could just be a difference between what we both consider to be to tight or I suppose there could be a very small difference in the bay lengths. I am going to try my protected Panny B“s in both my TOMO & Soshine again Wink EDIT: Just re-measured my protected Panny B“s & they are all spot on 70mm. They fit in my Soshine power bank (tight fit) but to get them into my TOMO I would have to force them & risk damaging the cell wrap on the positive end. There must be a very slight difference in the length of the bays between both power banks.

 


So that`s the answer the Soshine bays are slightly longer than the Tomo (or is it the contacts), there is a third re-brand of this battery bank but i cannot remember it`s name Smile


 


John.

The 3rd re-brand you are thinking about is probably the TLIFE ?
There is also a new version of the TOMO V8-V4 the TOMO V8-T4.
Yes there is a difference of maybe half to 1mm between my Soshine & TOMO power banks.
Not a problem to me as I use unprotected cells in both.

Ian

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Nowadays all the new Power Banks comes with automatic charge.
This device is cool since it displays the each battery consumption, that’s really awesome.
Recently I saw one which is basically is standalone speaker along with Radio and Power Bank too.

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Is this the same one in the review here? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WO8Rj9UgyJg

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Yes Smile
I have had 2 of these for over a year & been very happy with them Thumbs Up

Ian

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