Sony VTC6 // 18650 3000mAh 15A

Sony

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The Sony VTC6 (US18650VTC6) is a 3000mAh 18650 15 amp cell tested up to 19A continuous.

Mooch315's bottom line:

This is an great underrated cell that I am rating at 19A/3000mAh. The datasheet lists the max continuous current at 30A but that's only if you stop the discharge when the cell reaches 80°C, way before a continuous discharge has finished. The true continuous current rating from Sony is 15A. But at that current level the temperature is 72°C, about 6°C-9°C cooler than other batteries at their rating. This is why I feel it is underrated, like the Samsung 30Q, and why I have given it a 19A rating. It runs at a slightly higher voltage than both the 30Q and HG2 though.

Specifications:

  • Brand: Sony Energy
  • Model: US18650VTC6
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: NMC
  • Nominal Capacity: 3000mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge:
  • Sony claim:
    • 15A Max Continuous or 30A Max Continuous with 80°C Temperature Cutoff
  • Tested to 19A continuous with 80°C cutoff by Mooch318
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: No
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.2mm x 64.9mm
  • Weight: 46.8g
  • Sony VTC6 Datasheet

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