SONY VTC6A 18650 Battery • 3000 mAh 20A continuous


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NEW! SONY VTC6A 18650 Battery • 3000 mAh 20A continuous 

The Sony VTC6A is a great long lasting 3000 mAh battery with a continuous output of 20A, Mooch has rated this a great battery, see below:

"I am testing them now because of the large number of requests I received and to let vendors know how they perform. I will retest these when full production quantities are available as Sony might make small changes to the cell’s performance before then.

The two samples of the VTC6A I tested easily outperformed the VTC6. While the VTC5A hit a tiny bit harder than the VTC6A at the start of the discharge the VTC6A outperformed the VTC5A for the rest of it, especially at higher current levels. This is a great battery.

For a 20A continuous discharge the VTC6A runs at the same temperature as the VTC6 does at 15A. Sony will probably rate the VTC6A at about 5A higher than the VTC6. This means a continuous current rating of 20A for the VTC6A with temperature-limited operation at some point above that. My preliminary estimate for the VTC6A’s current rating is 20A, up to 25A if the temperature is kept below 80°C. This can change at any time as I learn more about this cell."

  • Brand: Sony Energy
  • Model: US18650VTC6A
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: NMC
  • Nominal Capacity: 3000mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 20A Max Continuous or 25A Max Continuous with 80C temperature cutoff
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.2mm x 64.9mm
  • Weight: 46.8g


Safety Warning:

  • Do not over-discharge or over-charge your battery.
  • Recharge empty batteries (resting voltage of 3.6V) as soon as possible. Batteries that are fully drained and left in a discharged state for a long time could result in irreversible damage.
  • Do not short circuit to prevent massive release of current.
  • Do not dispose in fire.
  • Do not leave unattended inside a vehicle.
  • Do not store or carry your batteries in your pocket, purse or anywhere they can make contact with other metal objects.
  • Do not leave unattended while charging.
  • Discontinue use if the battery looks worn, torn, or is exhibiting unusual behavior.

Package Contents:

1 x Sony VTC6 18650 Battery


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