Does anyone know the best place to purchase Li-Ion cells in packs of 50 or more at a good price? I am specifically looking for Samsung 25R 2500mah cells. I bought some of these from ebay, but at least 1 in 20 of the cells had a voltage at least .2 volts below the rest.
Nkon is a good source Bought 30 30Q cell they were all at 3.47 volt
NKON have a very good rep for selling genuine brand new cells, just make sure you use the english version of their site which excludes VAT. From memory I think it’s https://eu.nkon.nl
Damn, beat me by seconds haha.
Ahahaha I would call it a draw
nkon without VAT is https://ru.nkon.nl/
Depends where u live… if ur in the states I would say IMRbatteries, if ur across the pond I say nkon… shipping, customs, and waiting for possibly a month isn’t worth it to save 10-15$
Yes I live in the states.
I live in Houston so I pick my cells up directly from IMR BUT they ship and before I knew they were in Houston I ordered cells and in 2 business days they were at my door
Yeah I think this is where I am going to buy. I’d much rather buy from an American company if given the option.
Like I said the only difference is time and about 10-15$ depending on the quantity u buy… I usually buy 100-200 at a time
For 100 Samsung 30Qs I paid under 500 with shipping
I bought 40 30Q from https://liionwholesale.com/ and it was about $209 or so I stay out in California took about 2weeks I think
Imrbatteries.com if you live in USA, Nkon if you live in EU
FWIW, it’s still worth checking both sites from US, IMO (if you’re buying enough for bulk discount + offset the shipping)…
Not sure what the current prices are, but my last nkon order (within the last year) was 148 cells for a little over $450 with shipping… and at the time it was easily the best deal I saw among the sites mentioned. They did take a couple weeks to ship, however (but once they did ship, it only took a couple days for them to arrive).
That’s an impresive price for cells man!
https://18650.uk/ what about this site ? does anyone have experience with shopping there ?