A BATTERY MOOCH POST: Vapcell Purple 20A 4800mAh 21700…shamefully overrated, a Samsung 48G rewrap

This Vapcell is identical in performance and appearance to the great performing (for low power vapers) Samsung 48G cell. Samsung rates this cell at 9.6A continuous.

Vapcell, why rate it at 20A continuous? It becomes hot enough to boil water at that level and the voltage sag is huge. Simply inexcusable.

I am rating this Vapcell at 10A and 4800mAh. Its maximum vaping amps (MVA) limit is 15A, limited by voltage sag.

Unfortunately, this cell has Vapcell’s usual paper top insulating ring so juice spills could damage the ring. Be careful.

After seeing the first posts of these test results Vapcell informed me that they will be changing the continuous current rating to 10A and switching to a plastic top insulating ring. They said they will send me the updated cells for testing then. If this happens I will post the new test results.

I expressed my anger that this was only happening after being caught exaggerating the rating so badly. But, it is a positive step and one that many other companies would not take. In the end, what is important is that we have our cells accurately marked.

Two cells from Vapcell were donated for the purposes of testing. Thank you!

Cell photos: https://imgur.com/a/TRF2I

Ratings graphic: https://imgur.com/a/gmqkD

Test results, discharge graph, photos: http://bit.ly/2iRLRo6

All my test results to date: https://www.e-cigarette-forum.com/forum/blog-entry/list-of-battery-tests.7436/

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