Test/review of Arcas AA 2700mAh (Silver-red)

3 posts / 0 new
Last post
HKJ
HKJ's picture
Offline
Last seen: 2 days 23 hours ago
Joined: 05/24/2011 - 12:23
Posts: 7448
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Test/review of Arcas AA 2700mAh (Silver-red)

Arcas AA 2700mAh (Silver-red)
DSC_3479
Official specifications:


  • Voltage: 1.2V
  • Capacity: 2700mAh
  • Size: 14.4 × 50.1mm

Arcas%20AA%202700mAh%20(Silver-red)-info
Maximum temperature raise at different discharge currents: 1A:+0,7°C, 2A:+1,4°C, 3A:+3,2°C, 5A:+4,1°C, 7A:+4,5°C, 10A:+0,1°C
The high capacity NiMH cell from Arcas.
DSC_3444 DSC_3445
DSC_3480 DSC_3481
DSC_3482
DSC_3483
DSC_3484
Arcas%20AA%202700mAh%20(Silver-red)-Capacity
Not much capacity, one of the cell improved a bit after some cycles, its peak performance was at 3A where it could deliver 0.5Ah.
Arcas%20AA%202700mAh%20(Silver-red)-CapacityTime
Arcas%20AA%202700mAh%20(Silver-red)-CapacityTimeHours
Arcas%20AA%202700mAh%20(Silver-red)-Energy
Arcas%20AA%202700mAh%20(Silver-red)-PowerLoadTime
Arcas%20AA%202700mAh%20(Silver-red)-CurrentTest
Arcas%20AA%202700mAh%20(Silver-red)-Charge
Conclusion
These cells do not work, the rating is bad
Notes and links
How is the test done and how to read the charts
Compare to other AA/AAA batteries: Alkaline/NiMH/Lithium

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

ChibiM
ChibiM's picture
Online
Last seen: 8 min 36 sec ago
Joined: 05/09/2011 - 10:25
Posts: 6778
Location: Holland

These are the worst batteries I have ever seen! 

 

edit: here is the 800mAh version.... http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54150 

 

both dont look good.

Thanks for the test HKJ!

SoCalTiger
SoCalTiger's picture
Offline
Last seen: 4 months 1 week ago
Joined: 03/16/2017 - 14:06
Posts: 414
Location: :)

Wow that is horrific. At first I thought those numbers had the decimal in the wrong place!