LG HG2 18650 LiMn 3000mAh Battery
LG HG2 18650 batteries are 18mm batteries designed to fit 22-23mm tube mods and most 18650 box mods. These batteries have a high capacity of 3000mAh and can support a maximum load of 20A, making them perfect for low sub-ohm resistance vaping on your favorite mod. These batteries are considered amongst the best and safest for sub-ohm vaping due to their high Amp limit.
Manufacturer's listed Specifications:
High Drain- 20A constant current, 35A pulse current load.
Model: LG 18650 HG2
Nominal Capacity: 3000mAh
Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
Full charge Voltage: 4.2V
Operating Temperature (cell surface): Charge 0 ~ 50℃ , Discharge -20 ~ 75℃
Diameter : 18.3 + 0.2/-0.3 mm ( Max. 18.5 mm )
Height : 65.0 ± 0.2 mm ( Max. 65.2 mm )
Weight Max. 48.0 g
Positive terminal: Flat top
Bench Retest Results: LG HG2 20A 3000mAh 18650…a fantastic 20A battery!
Bottom Line: This is a retest of the popular LG HG2, rated at 20A by the manufacturer. The four cells I tested, two from Liion Wholesale and two from Illumn, showed a bit less than expected consistency in performance but all tested as solid 20A cells.
I have seen this cell with and without the laser-written “Caution” on the wrap. I don’t know if this is an option from LG or not but both types have tested as genuine. There are LOTS of fakes of this cell though. Only buy from known, trusted vendors. Check the pinned post on my Mooch Facebook page or my blog at ECF for my list of trusted vendors.
There is also a version of the HG2 with the word “cigarette” misspelled as “cigaratte” in the Caution on the wrap. One theory is that this is an error by a China company that added the caution statement to genuine HG2’s for unknown reasons. This does NOT mean that all HG2’s with the “cigaratte” misspelling are genuine! Only that I haven’t seen any fake ones...yet.
I am rating the LG HG2 at 20A and 3000mAh.
Four cells were purchased for the purposes of testing by me.
These cells have been rated by me before at 20A and 18A. Any rating in the tables can change at any time as different grade cells appear on the market or we get swamped with fakes. Please, never assume that the ratings in the table are permanent and will never change! Always download the latest version before considering any cell purchase.
Ratings graphic: https://imgur.com/a/LTopK
Test results: http://bit.ly/2AFVkWy
These tests only note the estimated ratings for these batteries at the time I tested them. Any battery that is not a genuine Samsung, Sony, LG, Panasonic, or Sanyo can change at any time! This is one of the hazards of using “rewrapped” batteries or batteries from other manufacturers so carefully research any battery you are considering using before purchasing.
Misusing or mishandling lithium-ion batteries can pose a SERIOUS RISK of personal injury or property damage. They are not meant to be used outside of a protected battery pack. Never exceed the battery’s continuous current rating and keep the plastic wrap and top insulating ring in perfect condition.
To see how other cells have tested check out this link: https://www.e-cigarette-forum.com/…/list-of-battery-tests.…/