18650 Cells & Chargers

Samsung 25R(5)

25R(5) Top Cap


LG HG2 Top Cap

Sony VTC5 18650 Battery Cell

Aspire Battery Cells (Various mAh)

Nitecore i2

Nitecore D2

Battery Storage / Safety

NEVER LEAVE your battery where it is subjected to extremes in temperatures. This includes low levels as well as high.
DO NOT LEAVE your batteries where they are in direct sunlight or in an enclosed space, such as a car, that can become extremely hot very rapidly.
NEVER CARRY BATTERIES in your pockets or in a bag where it is surrounded or in close contact with metal objects such as coins or keys.
ONLY EVER STORE or transport your battery in a non-conductive container.

Battery Cell Carry cases / Holders can be found in Accessories Silicon Sleeves / Cases.

Genuine Samsung INR 18650 25R Battery Cell: ( lithium iron phosphate cylindrical cell) (“LiNiMnCoO2” or “NMC”)

The Samsung 25R (green) is one of Samsung's newest cells and is a direct successor to the blue 25R2 (blue) that so many people know and love. The electrolyte balance was tweaked giving this cell an excellent upgrade. Samsung has promised the 25R does not have improved performance over the 25R2, but has a long cycle life instead (can last more than 250 charge cycles).


Max. continuous discharge current: 20A

Safe pulse discharge ratings: 95A < 0.5 sec, 65A < 1 sec, 40A < 5 sec, 30A < 6 sec

Nominal capacity: 2500 mAh

Nominal voltage: 3.6 V

Discharge end voltage: 2.5 V

Charging voltage: 4.20 +/- 0.05 V

Standard charging current: 1.25 A

Length: 65.85 mm

Diameter: 18.33 mm

Weight: 45.0 g

Genuine LG HG2 18650 Battery Cell: ( lithium iron phosphate cylindrical cell) (“LiNiMnCoO2” or “NMC”)

The LG HG2 has many good qualities, and is one of the best new cells of 2015. The LG HG2 boasts a 20A max. discharge rating which is very good and adequate for most high-drain applications. This, coupled with a high 3000 mAh capacity really allows this cell to hit a home run.

Battery specifications:

Model: INR18650HG2

Manufacturer: LG Chemical

Country of Origin: South Korea

Chemistry: INR

Max. continuous discharge current: 20A

Nominal capacity: 3000 mAh

Nominal voltage: 3.6 V

Discharge end voltage: 2.5 V

Charging voltage: 4.20 +/- 0.05 V

Standard charging current: 1500 mA

LG HG Spec Sheet

LG HG Spec Sheet


Take care and familiarise yourself with handling Li-ion Lithium Batteries before use

For extending battery life, keep at room temperature (20C - 25C)

Avoid completely discharging, partial discharge is recommended

Do not reverse polarity, short circuit or tamper with batteries

Never leave batteries unattended and avoid overcharging

Dispose batteries correctly in approved locations

Batteries are at the most risk while charging so its extremely important to buy a good quality charger.

3. Cautions: (These cautions are for your safety…Please read and understand before use)

3.1. Do Not store the battery in a pocket or a bag together with metallic objects such as keys, necklaces,hairpins, coins, or screws. Use a protective case to transport.

3.2. Do Not fold the battery cased with laminated film such as pouch and Polymer.

3.3. Do Not short circuit (+) and (-) terminals with metallic object intentionally.

3.4. Do Not pierce the battery with a sharp object such as a needle, screw drivers.

3.5. Do Not heat partial area of the battery with heated objects such as soldering iron.

3.6. Do Not hit with heavy objects such as a hammer, weight.

3.7. Do Not step on the battery and throw or drop the battery on the hard floor to avoid mechanical shock.

3.8. Do Not disassemble the battery or modify the battery design including electric circuit.

3.9. Do Not solder on the battery directly.

3.10. Do Not use seriously scared or deformed battery.

3.11. Do Not put the battery into a microwave oven, dryer ,or high-pressure container.

3.12. Do Not use or assemble the battery with other makers' batteries, different types and/or models of batteries such as dry batteries, nickel-metal hydride batteries, or nickel-cadmium batteries.

3.13. Do Not use or assemble old and new batteries together.