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All tested cells are brand new.
All cells are fully charged on Sysmax Nitecore intellichargers.

Contenders:
  • eFest IMR 18650 (2000mah)
  • AW IMR 18650 (1600mah)
  • AW IMR 18650 (2000mah)
  • MNKE IMR 18650 (1500mah)
  • Panasonic CGR18650CH Hybrid (2250mah)
  • Orbtronic NCR18650PD Hybrid (2900mah)


2.5amps is equal to:
3ohm    @ 7.5v    (or) 18.75watts
2.5ohm @ 6.25v  (or) 15.625watts
2ohm    @ 5v      (or) 12.5watts
1.8ohm @ 4.5v   (or) 11.25watts
1.5ohm @ 3.75v (or) 9.375watts

DISCHARGE/2.5amp:


5amps is equal to:
1.2ohm  @ 6v    (or) 30watts
1.1ohm  @ 5.5v  (or) 27.5watts
1ohm    @ 5v    (or) 25watts
0.9ohm  @ 4.5v  (or) 22.5watts
0.8ohm  @ 4v    (or) 20watts
0.7ohm  @ 3.5v  (or) 17.5watts
0.65ohm @ 3.25v (or) 16.25watts
0.6ohm  @ 3v    (or) 15watts
0.55ohm @ 2.75v (or) 13.75watts

DISCHARGE/5amp:



In NO way do we endorse or encourage using these cells for 10amp applications. FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY!
10amps is equal to:
0.6ohm   @ 6v     (or) 60watts
0.55ohm @ 5.5v  (or) 55watts
0.5ohm   @ 5v     (or) 50watts
0.45ohm @ 4.5v  (or) 45watts
0.4ohm   @ 4v     (or) 40watts
0.35ohm @ 3.5v  (or) 35watts
0.3ohm   @ 3v     (or) 30watts

DISCHARGE/10amp: