Posted in Cell Testing Chargers

Nanfu Tenavolt Lithium Ion AA Cell Review

The users over at https://www.reddit.com/r/AAMasterRace/ recently got some traffic from the Nanfu guys.  Since I do some cell testing, I agreed to test these Nanfu Tenavolts.  They’re AA sized lithium ion cells, which are bucked down to the more common 1.5V for AA NiMH or alkaline cells.  The claims these make aren’t trivial, so I was interested to test them.  

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Posted in Cell Testing

Vapcell IFR26650 2600mAh 55A Lithium Ion Cell Review

This is the last in my bunch of Vapcells.  I’ve held it til now because it’s a mix of most and least interesting….  First off…

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Posted in Chargers

XTAR ST2 Charger Review

XTAR is a maker of many, and fast chargers.  They have a new on on the market!  It’s an update to the poorly named “Over 4 Slim.”  This one’s been updated to USB-C, and is called the ST2.  

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Posted in Cell Testing

Vapcell INR14500 Lithium Ion Cell Review

Today’s the last of my Vapcell liion cell reviews!  Well technically I have an IFR review coming up, which is also liion but not really something we’ll all use much.  

This is an INR 14500 button top, with 650mAh capacity.  Read on for testing!

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Vapcell M34 18650 Lithium Ion Cell Review

Here’s a high capacity Vapcell.  Rated at only 10A, but with a capacity of 3400mAh, this is a nice high capacity cell!  Read on for some testing and pics. 

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Adeaska VC4 Plus Charger Review

Here’s a random charger that BangGood dropped in the latest package to me.  I didn’t know anything about it but it claims pretty fast charging over all 4 bays, so let’s see how it work!

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Vapcell G26 18650 Lithium Ion Cell Review

Another Vapcell for review!  This is a mid capacity 18650 with high current capability – much like many of Vapcell’s cells…  Vapcell has a bunch of cells!

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Vapcell G20 18650 Lithium Ion Cell Review

One more Vapcell!  (Actually I still have a few in the wings.)  Today it’s the G20, another 18650.  Sort of lowish capacity, mid to high discharge…. Let’s see how it looks in testing!

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Vapcell INR26650 20A Lithium Ion Cell Review

Today I have results from another Vapcell test cycle.  This is a 26650 cell, rated at 20A, and fairly high capacity claim of 5500mAh.  Read on for test results.

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Posted in Chargers

XTAR VP4C 4-Bay Charger Review

Today I have in for review the XTAR VP4C, a nice little 4-bay charger, for li-ion cells only.

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Posted in Cell Testing

Vapcell H25 18650 Lithium Ion Cell Review

Another Vapcell review.  On a holiday?  Happy Fourth of July!!  I have a bunch of non-flashlight items, so my Tuesday/Thursday are full for a while!  Cell reviews are fairly dry though, so maybe something else interesting today too?

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Vapcell 16340 Cell Review

Here’s the hottest news in cells lately… this high discharge 800mAh 16340 by Vapcell.  

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Sony VTC5D 18650 Cell Review

Been a while since a cell review, so what better time than today!  This is the Sony/Murata VTC5D, a 2800mAh unprotected flat top 18650, capable of high drain.  Read on for testing!

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Sanyo 2070C Cell Review

Test results today from a Sanyo cell!  My first Sanyo cell, I think….  This is the new Sanyo 2070C

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Posted in Flashlights Keychain Lantern On-Board Pocket Wall o' Light

Lumintop EDC05C Flashlight Review

Neal over at NealsGadgets sent a new Lumintop my way. It’s an update to the EDC05… Quite an update too, because this one adds some…

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Posted in Flashlights Fun Fund Friday Pocket Wall o' Light

Maglight MicroMag (kyfishguy) Flashlight Review

Another Friday!  Another Fun Fund Friday!  Today I have in my hands a light I bought for myself…. Nostalgia, new emitters,…  plenty of reasons.  But ultimately it came down to someone (u/tebeve, on reddit) lending me his copy of this light, and me realizing I really wanted to have one of my own.  This is a MagLite Micromag, which has been modified by kyfishguy on BLF.  The mods are extensive!  Read on to see about them, and this light.

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Posted in Cell Testing

Imren 18350 LiIon Cell Review

I’ve tested some 18350 cells, but I asked for this cell specifically because it’s an inexpensive option, and has a button top, too.  Both of…

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Vapcell 18350 LiIon Cell Review

Early into my interest in cell reviews I was sent a set of Vapcell 18350 liion cells.  My ways and means are different now, and LiIonwholesale agreed to send me a fresh set for testing.  So here’s another test of these well-regarded 18350 cells, this time with actual discharge (etc) data!  Who knows, in another year maybe my testing will have evolved so much further that these cells deserve another look!

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Molicel/NPE INR-20700 35A, 3000mAh Flat Top Cell Review

Here’s another cell review!  This time it’s a Molicel/NPE, distributed by LiionWholesale.  This is a high current (35A), middle capacity (3000mAh) 20700 lithium ion cell.  Read on for testing!

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Molicel/NPE P42A 45A 4200mAh Flat Top 21700 Cell Review

Today I have another cell for review.  This is a Molicel/NPE 21700 LiIon cell, capable of 45A (forty five amps) continuous discharge!   As always, click…

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