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Here are the links to each of my blog entries. This index will be updated as new entries are added.
Links to All My Tests and My Recommended Batteries
Test Results, Ratings, and Performance Tables
- Battery Charge Current Ratings Table
- LiPo Ratings and Performance Table
- 18350/18500 Ratings and Performance Table
- 18650 Battery Ratings Table
- 20700/21700 Battery Ratings Table
- 26650 Ratings and Performance Table
- Lithium-Ion Charger Safety and Durability Test Results
Assorted Battery Stuff
- Do we need to break in our LiPo batteries?
- Is there a good alternative to the Sony VTC4?
- Can we use LiFePO4 batteries for vaping, like the ones made by A123?
- Be careful when using high-capacity 18650 batteries!
- Li-Ion battery theory, aging, and failure mechanism papers
- How can we extend the life of our batteries?
- When should you replace a battery?
- What is battery internal resistance?
- Li-Ion Battery Chemistries - What are the differences in their safety?
- Calculating battery current draw for a regulated mod (device)
- Battery pulse ratings are useless!
- There are no 18650's with a genuine current rating over 30A!
- Rice doesn't help dry anything!
- Is it safe to use a charger's "recovery" feature to bring back an overdischarged battery?/URL]
My Background, Equipment and Testing Methods
- Who the hell am I to tell you what a battery's rating is?
- Why do I say "In my opinion..." when rating a battery?
- Why bother with testing cell temperature?
- My cell testing equipment and setup
- What's done for each cell test?
- Why do I sometimes rate a cell lower than other testers do?
- Where is all that GoFundMe and PayPal money going?