Steve Rix

Tech Reviews and Thoughts

Batteries/Cells

TrustFire 18650 3000mAh

A very brief look at the TrustFire 18650 3000mAh cell. Purchased from: Manafont Purchase Date: 2/2/2012 Tested Capacity 1A Discharge to 3v Cell 1: 2325mAh Cell 2: 2153mAh Cell 3: 2391mAh Cell 4: Testing Very disappointing. I was hoping for at least a capacity of 2500mAh.

 

HI-MAX 18650 2600mAh Overview

Here are my very brief findings of these budget protected 18650 cells. Protection Circuit The protection circuit on these Hi-Max cells is set to trip at a very low 2.5V (way too low for my liking). At 2.5v, damage has to the cell has already been done. I’m not brave enough to test the short […]