Posted in Cell Testing

LiionWholesale.com Samsung 30q 18650 Cell Review

I’m fortunate to have a “cell supplier” – LiionWholesale.com.  After my recent fake 30q review, I reached out with the wonder of what a set of real 30q’s would look like tested.  They agreed to send out a couple of authentic Samsung 30q’s (since they sell only authentic cells….).  So here’s a review of authentic Samsung 30q cells!

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Vapcell 18650 (Green) Cell Review

Got the last of four Vapcell tests for you today!  This is the green Vapcell 18650, a 2000mAh, 28A continuous cell.  

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Vapcell 26650 Cell Review

LiionWholesale sent a couple of their new cells for some testing.  This is the new Samsung 50e, a 21700 li-ion cell.  It’s rated for 10A continuous discharge.  Read on for performance graphs!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Headlamp

Acebeam H40 Headlamp Review

Acebeam has a hot new little headlamp out!  It’s a High CRI model, and can work with AA sized cells.  Acebeam makes good stuff; read on to find out if this headlamp is too!

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Vapcell 21700 Cell Review

LiionWholesale sent a couple of their new cells for some testing.  This is the new Samsung 50e, a 21700 li-ion cell.  It’s rated for 10A continuous discharge.  Read on for performance graphs!

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Posted in Chargers

Nitecore UI1 Charger Review

Nitecore sent me a pre-release copy of their new single bay charger.  This is the Li-ion only UI1.  It’s a simple charger; read on for some photos and a bit of charge testing!

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XTAR MC3 Charger Review

Another charger from XTAR!  They make great chargers, so I’m happy to have another one in my stable.  This is a 3-bay, 3A max charger, which supports only Li-ion cells, but has the capability to hold 3×26650, or 3×21700.  Very capable charger!

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Posted in Chargers EDC Gadgets On-Board Powerbank

Armytek Handy C1 Pro Charger Review

I finally got a message in to someone at Armytek, and they sent this Handy C1 Pro as a first review item.  This is a single-bay, Li-Ion/NiMH (!!) charger, with a USB-out function!  Read on for my first review of 2019, on an item I’ve had for almost 3 months!

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XTAR SC2 Charger Review

Today I have another charger by XTAR in for review.  I have reviewed a number of “simple” chargers by XTAR (the D2 and D4, for example).  This is simple in the same way, but adds Quick Charge 3 connectivity.  That means it should be capable of faster (much faster?) charging that other (non QC3) chargers.  Let’s see if that pans out!

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Vapcell 14500 Button Top Li-ion Cell Review

Second in my list of Vapcell cells directly from Vapcell is another 14500.  This is presumably the same cell as the flat top, but with a button added.  Performance should be very similar, though!  Read on for graphs and more!

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