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Anyway good to know that these piece of electronics exist and I realized that I shd also know about micro batteries being used in hearing aids as one day I might use that as well if not the monstrous batteries found in cruisers or freight ships tho.....lol.. wink.gif


*off topic*

3.7 volt batteries are mostly used in Ultrafire torches like this little bugger ( Link Click Here )

I'm actually waiting on one to arrive.

Check out the pics how bright they go in the listing with a couple extra volts. 

*on topic*


Edited by H20Fidelity - Yesterday at 6:45 am
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*off topic*

3.7 volt batteries are mostly used in Ultrafire torches like this little bugger ( Link Click Here )

I'm actually waiting on one to arrive.

Check out the pics how bright they go in the listing with a couple extra volts. 

*on topic*

 

3.7 volt batteries are generally standard lithium-ion ('lithium-cobalt') batteries. If you open up a laptop battery pack you'll find a bunch of these.

 

Ultrafire is generally considered a poor quality brand of Li-ion battery. You don't have that much choice in the 14500 size but anything containing a genuine Sanyo cell is going to be a far better choice, and will probably have around double the capacity and higher max. current (Ultrafire blue 14500s tend to actually be around 350-450 mAh).

 

If you really want a bright flashlight then see if you can find an IMR (LiMn2O4 or 'lithium manganese') battery in the same size. They deliver more current (but they have a bit less capacity). There is a very good forum called BLF if you want to learn a bit more and don't mind having an empty wallet.


Edited by higbvuyb - Yesterday at 7:03 am
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*off topic*


3.7 volt batteries are mostly used in Ultrafire torches like this little bugger ( Link Click Here )


I'm actually waiting on one to arrive.


Check out the pics how bright they go in the listing with a couple extra volts. 

*on topic*

...I was serious, tho it looked off topic to you,dono why?rolleyes.gif.....Again- I never had any of those 3.7V rechargeable in my gadget use,so far and so I never came across so far.....BUT now I know there is,for diff purposes,becoz of you......TY.
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3.7 volt batteries are generally standard lithium-ion batteries. If you open up a laptop battery pack you'll find a bunch of these.

 

Ultrafire is generally considered a poor quality brand of Li-ion battery. You don't have that much choice in the 14500 size but anything containing a genuine Sanyo cell is going to be a far better choice, and will probably have around double the capacity and higher max. current (Ultrafire blue 14500s tend to actually be around 350-450 mAh).



That would explain why Line5 (the $30 amp) uses cheap Ultrafire. I may look into a better brended Li-ion for the item. 

Cheers.




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...I was serious, tho it looked off topic to you,dono why?rolleyes.gif.....Again- I never had any of those 3.7V rechargeable in my gadget use,so far and so I never came across so far.....BUT now I know there is,for diff purposes,becoz of you......TY.


My off-topic brackets for me talking about torches in a discovery thread but you seemed to take it the wrong way.

I'm picking up some kind of confusion in the air here so, I'll just leave you be, Shawn71. ;) 

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My off-topic brackets for me talking about torches in a discovery thread but you seemed to take it the wrong way.


I'm picking up some kind of confusion in the air here so, I'll just leave you be, Shawn71. wink.gif  

oh ok my bad......sorry but I thought you were referring my comment as *off topic* and yours referring to * on topic*....yeah the *on topic* really confused me.....wink.gif
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It's all good, I think for most parts we all do pretty good considering we're behind keyboards with thousands of miles between us. Cheers.
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*off topic*

3.7 volt batteries are mostly used in Ultrafire torches like this little bugger ( Link Click Here )

I'm actually waiting on one to arrive.

Check out the pics how bright they go in the listing with a couple extra volts. 

*on topic*

I hope you're not really expecting 1k lumens out of this light. I don't know how bright will it be but my guess is 300lm at best. There are no 1xAA lights that are this bright, especially with this size and nothing to dissipate the heat. Even the very very good lights using single 18650 rarely get close to 1000 lumens. Realistically, pretty good 14500 lights with this size are olight s15 and spark sf5 and you won't be getting anything in this caliber for 5 bucks. So 300-400lm at best and that's for the lights using good LEDs. Just my 2 cents as I'm also into this stuff as another hobby to sink money into. 

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I hope you're not really expecting 1k lumens out of this light. I don't know how bright will it be but my guess is 300lm at best. There are no 1xAA lights that are this bright, especially with this size and nothing to dissipate the heat. Even the very very good lights using single 18650 rarely get close to 1000 lumens. Realistically, pretty good 14500 lights with this size are olight s15 and spark sf5 and you won't be getting anything in this caliber for 5 bucks. So 300-400lm at best and that's for the lights using good LEDs. Just my 2 cents as I'm also into this stuff as another hobby to sink money into. 

 

Um... I don't intend on going deer hunting or getting 1000 thingamabobs. Long as it guides me to the kitchen at 2am. 
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Edited by H20Fidelity - Yesterday at 8:05 am
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Well, I'm just saying. It's like with audio gear - most people are content with just being able to play their music and don't much attention to the quality. So if you just don't want to trip in the dark a cheap light like that will do the trick just don't expect miracles or believe the seller's claims.

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