Vapcell T42 21700 35A/50A Flat Top 4200mAh Battery - Genuine - Wholesale Discount


$ 5.99
5 reviews

SKU: vapcell-T42

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The absolute lowest internal resistance cell on the market, but doesn't quite meet Vapcell specifications

This T42 cell is a rewrapped sample cell from a huge manufacturer of one of their unreleased cutting edge cells (we can't say who).  It is amazingly powerful at high current.  However, being samples, they do not quite meet the stated manufacturer capacity specifications.  Since they are still amazing batteries, we are offering them but with modified capacity guarantees and with a lower price than we would otherwise.  Snap them up while they're here because we won't be restocking!

Performance Details

Vapcell rates them as 4000mAh minimum when charged with a 100mA charging cut-off current.  Some do meet the 4000mAh minimum but many don't, which is why these are available at a lower price.  We recommend using a more typical 20mA cut-off current and with this you should see 3900mAh or more, most actually more like 3980mAh.   We will not consider returns due to capacity issues unless you see below 3850mAh.

Vapcell T42 21700 4200mAh Specifications:

  • Size: 21700
  • Approximate Diameter: 70.1mm
  • Approximate Length: 21.5mm
  • Brand: Vapcell
  • Manufacturer Rated Capacity: 4200mah
  • Manufacturer Rated Max Continuous Discharge Current: 35A
    • Max Discharge Current: 50A (with 80°C cut)
  • Manufacturer Rated Typical Capacity: 4200mah (0.2C discharge)
  • Manufacturer Rated Minimum Capacity: 4000mah (0.2C discharge) NOTE some tested 3900mAh-4000mAh, see "Performance Details" above
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Peak Voltage: 4.2V
  • Protected: NO
  • Style: Flat Top
  • Color: Red
  • Origin: China

Manufacturer's Discharge Graph

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Vapcell direct.

These batteries are direct from Vapcell. If you purchase a pair, you will also receive a Vapcell EVA zipper case.

Priced per battery, not per pair.

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jay c.
United States United States

New Batteries All work

As I expected the batteries are all working fine as they should. 4/4, no duds. Plus the color matches cases was a really nice touch.

  • What device/application do you use this with? Vape mod. 21700 type from geek vape.
United States United States

Powerful battery, fast service

Truly high amp 21700 battery used in custom flashlights to get the most out of them. Super fast service from Liion!

  • What device/application do you use this with? Flashlight
Joe S.
United States United States

Vapcell T-42 21700 battery

These batteries are pretty good they don’t last as long as others ive had but they do the job!

  • What device/application do you use this with? Vape Mod
Henry H.
United States United States

The best high-power 21700 cell

On LIION Wholesale there are two high-power 21700 cells to choose from: the MOLICEL/NPE P42A and the Vapcell T42. From looking at reviews online, I found that the Vapcell T42 is newer, and its performance makes it the better choice for flashlights. If you compare the Vapcell's discharge graph with the Molicel's discharge graph, you can see that the Vapcell always delivers a significantly higher voltage for an equivalent state of charge. In addition, the Vapcell has a better internal resistance. The LIION Wholesale page warns of a lower capacity than advertised. A certain professional review confirms that the cell has about 200 mAh less than advertised. Even the official discharge graph on the Vapcell website shows 100 mAh less than advertised. Consider if higher power is more important to you than capacity. For me, a small capacity difference is outweighed by the superior discharge performance of this cell. I don't know how to properly measure capacity, but my charger does show the mAh charged. When starting from a low voltage around 2.70v (the voltage where my flashlight automatically turns off) the capacity was about 4800 mAh, but when using the cycle function on the charger which discharges to 3.00v then charges to 4.20v the capacity was about 3750 mAh. This store page indicates this cell is in limited supply, so if you want the best 21700 cell for flashlights or similar applications, go ahead and grab them!

  • What device/application do you use this with? Flashlights
Larry A.
United States United States

The best!

This battery is super awesome! I use these in my high powered flashlights, I will be getting more...

  • What device/application do you use this with? Flashlights

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