|December 12, 2016|
Discharge tests of CR123A lithium manganese dioxide batteries
Testing CR123A (CR17335) batteries at high current rates
1. New Batteries were purchased from a retailer to make sure they are fresh.
2. This test is not to compare batteries for normal operation, they are designed for low current draw and these tests are for high current draw. This information is to help design engineers know what to expect when the batteries are used under these circumstances.
3. The performance rankings may be different for low current applications.
4. Note that for most applications these discharge currents are extreme, at lower discharge currents you will get much higher voltages and longer run times.
Thanks to David Vanhorn from ESI for supplying these data.
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