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Oct 12, 2012, 07:16 PM
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Help!

source of A 123 cells


The small 1100 ma size. Any new ones being made & available ?
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Oct 12, 2012, 07:29 PM
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Aaa-Battery.com
Oct 12, 2012, 07:31 PM
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Correction;
All-battery.com and k2 energy
Oct 13, 2012, 05:17 AM
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I found some, but not at a decent price, like when they were disappearing from the small power tool market a couple of years ago.

http://www.batteryspace.com/a123-sys...v-1100mah.aspx

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s..._GENUINE_.html

http://www.all-battery.com does not carry A123 BRAND cells

K2 energy is a company that makes their own LiFePO4 cells. They are not A123 Brand.
Oct 13, 2012, 10:57 AM
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Lots of 'replacement' cells emerging now that the genuine article have all but vanished...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/8-PCS-High-p...-/200822601653

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_saca...3+18650&_frs=1

Who wants to take one for the team?

mark
Oct 13, 2012, 10:59 AM
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Most cheap sources are not going to be legit. There's a big problem with QC rejects being sold on the gray market. If I was looking to get some LiFePO4 cells I would look at other manufacturers, at least then you know what you are getting.
Oct 13, 2012, 01:01 PM
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The last bunch of A123 I bought was from B & D they back then were 8 years old on B & D shelf. Charged & run fine.
Oct 13, 2012, 01:38 PM
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Hacker LiFe Packs


Hacker Germany sell their own brand of LiFe packs, 2S to 5S, made up of flat cells. They claim 30C and "up to" 600 cycles. The weight is close to that of corresponding A123 packs.

I have used 4S 2100 packs for some time without problems and with only occasional balancing although I have only charged at 1 C and not tried pushing them hard in discharge.
Oct 13, 2012, 01:55 PM
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A123


New manufacture A123 - LIFE cells.http://www.bphobbies.com/view.asp?id=C2116942
Nov 09, 2012, 07:41 AM
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I tried them & they are very satisfactory. They hold the storage voltage VERY well over 5 months.


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