Batteries and chargers
This page contains reviews and other information about chargers and batteries. For usb chargers see USB power supplies/chargers and USB power boxes.
Index to specific brands: AW, Efest, EnerPower, Keeppower, TrustFire
Index to comparators: 18350/16340/14500/10440/etc., 18700/18650/18500/17650/etc.
Test of Eneloop AA HR-3UWXB 2450mAh (Black)
Charger Soshine SC-S1mix V3
Contour AA (Green-cyan)
Internal impedance/resistance of batteries
Charger TrustFire TR-001
UltraFire UF26650 5000mAh (Flame)
Eneloop AA HR-3UTGB 1900mAh (White)
Review of charger Soshine SC-S1max V3
Efest IMR26500 3000mAh (Blue)
Rewrapping a battery
Charger Xtar VP1
A very good dual channel LiIon charger.
Efest IMR26650 3000mAh (Blue)
TrustFire TF26650 4000mAh (Black-silver)
UltraFire BRC32600 4000mAh 3.0V (Green-white)
Charger Fenix ARE-C1
Charger Efest BIO
EnerPower 26650 4500mAh (Dark blue)
Charger Sysmax/NiteCore i2
Charger Soshine SC-S7
Estimating remaning capacity in LiIon batteries
King Kong INR26650E 4000mAh (Gold)
Charger module with TP4056 controller
King Kong ICR26650 4000mAh (Gold)
Full comparison of smaller LiIon batteries
The link to the individual battery reviews has been moved to this comparison. This test includes 10440, 14500, 16430 and 18350 size batteries.
Charger EnerPower EP-18650DC2
Charger UltraFire WF-128 or Q-128
Charges 4 LiIon cells and has usb output.
Single LiIon cell charger with usb input and output.
A123 26650 2500mAh (Green)
This battery can deliver 70A!
A123 18650 1100mAh (Yellow)
This is a 18650 battery, but has lower voltage than the common LiCoO2 batteries.
Keeppower 26650 4000mAh (Black)
Charger Xtar SP2
TrustFire TF26650 5000mAh (Flame)
This test includes batteries from both DealExtreme and Manafont.
SysMax/NiteCore Intellicharger i4 V2
Full 18650 comparison
The link to the individual battery reviews has been moved to this comparison. This test does not only include 18650 size batteries, but anything close to that size, i.e. 18700, 18500, 16650, 17650.
Review and measurements on the SysMax/JetBeam/NiteCore i4 quad bay universal charger. This charger can handle both LiIon and NiMH batteries.
Xtar WP2 II
Review and measurements on the Xtar WP2 II dual bay charger with USB power output.
Charger Cytac CT-015
Review and measurements on the Cytac CT-015 dual bay charger.
Charger 4Sevens Single Bay V2
Review and measurements on the 4Sevens single bay charger V2.
Charger Xtar MP2
Review and measurements on Xtar MP2 dual channel LiIon charger.
Charger Xtar MP1
Review and measurements on Xtar MP1 single channel LiIon charger.
Charger Xtar WP6 II
Review and measurements on Xtar WP6 II 6 channel LiIon charger.
Charger CottonPickers DM + 4 settings
Review and measurements on CottonPickers charger with 4 current settings and DM (digital voltmeter.
Charger CottonPickers 4.35 volt + DM
Review and measurements on CottonsPickers charger for Samsung ICR18650-30A cells.
Charger UltraFire WF-188
Review and measurements on the UltraFire WF-188 charger.
Charger 4Sevens Single Bay (Recalled version)
Review and measurements on the 4Sevens single bay charger V1.
Charger XTAR WP2
Review and measurements on the XTAR WP2 charger.
Charger XTAR WP6
Review and measurements on the XTAR WP6 charger.
Charger UltraFire WF-139
Review and measurements on the WF-139 charger.
LiIon 18650 batteri comparison 2011
A comparison of the different 18650 batteries. Note: This document will be updated when I receive new batteries.
What is a Hobby Charger
A short explanation about hobby chargers and how to use them for flashlight LiIon batteries
LiIon 18650 batteri comparison 2010
A comparison of the different 18650 batteries.