Any good 18650 chargers with type-c input?

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Any good 18650 chargers with type-c input?

Looking for 18650 charger with type-c input.
Xtar PB2S would be perfect, but it charges at 2A which is too high for my 18650 high capacity cells.
Thanks.

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Search for tp4056 on AliExpress and choose a board with a type-C input 
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If you want you can solder it to a simple 18650 battery holder  

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For your requirements of 18650 charger with type-c input, take a look at our VC4L charger

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some chargers I notice that use USB-C input (note that most of them will not work with USB-C-to-USB-C cables (unless has some resistor?), but works with USB-A to USB-C cables.

eg. these chargers accept type-C input
- Astrolux SC01 (rebranded Yonii TC1) = single-bay charger (2Amp only)
- Astrolux SC02 (rebrand of Yoni ???) = dual-bay charger
- Astrolux VC04 (rebranded Yonii D4S) = 4-bay charger, accepts 3 input-types (has micro-USB, USB-C and even an Apple lightning port)
- Liitokala Lii-M4 = 4-bay charger
- Xtar VC8 = 8-bay charger (can use QuickCharger 2.0/9v input)
- Xtar ST2 = 2-bay “very very fast” charger (can use QuickCharge or USB-Power Delivery input) = this unit works with USB-C to USB-C (required to take advantage of USB-PD)

There would likely be others, but these are the ones I’ve noticed before.
Of the above, the Astrolux SC01 and Xtar ST2 support Li-Ion batteries only, while the others mentioned support both Li-Ion & NiMh.

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usually they do not really have an ‘input’
i mean they do, but they already come with their own wall wart
what would usb-c add?

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While not my preferred charging rate for 18650s, but 2A charging is certainly in wheelhouse for high cap 18650s at just over .5C.

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yeah but the power supply that comes with a charger, should be able to supply the current needed for what it can do

giving it more at the input [60 watt usb-c] or whatever, isn;t going to give it more output

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ChrisGarrett wrote:
While not my preferred charging rate for 18650s, but 2A charging is certainly in wheelhouse for high cap 18650s at just over .5C.

Chris

also i think my 5 year old charger can do 2A on 4 slots same time..

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YuvalS wrote:

Search for tp4056 on AliExpress and choose a board with a type-C input 
for example  
If you want you can solder it to a simple 18650 battery holder  

$0.34 + $1.41, a little time and solder. Now thats a BLF special!

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wle wrote:
ChrisGarrett wrote:
While not my preferred charging rate for 18650s, but 2A charging is certainly in wheelhouse for high cap 18650s at just over .5C.

Chris

also i think my 5 year old charger can do 2A on 4 slots same time..

wle

Totally dependent on the particular charger. I think that my two Opus BT-3400s do two at 1500mA and 2000mA, but 4 at 1A, with a 3A WW.

Chris