Test/review of Sony US18650VC3 1900mAh (Green)

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Test/review of Sony US18650VC3 1900mAh (Green)

Sony US18650VC3 1900mAh (Green)
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Official specifications:


  • Maximum capacity: 2000mAh
  • Nominal voltage: 3.60V
  • Maximum voltage: 4.20V
  • Maximum continuous discharge current: 20A
  • Peak discharge: 35A for 4 seconds

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This is a older generation of Sony high current battery.
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The discharge curves tracks nicely and has nearly constant capacity up to 20A. 30A is too much.
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Conclusion
The battery may be an old generation with lower capacity, but the high current performance is good.
Notes and links
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