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It is very important to only buy high quality lithium ion batteries. Improperly build battery packs can lead to catastrophic fires resulting in loss of property and life.
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Lithium ion batteries can combust when improperly charged or discharged and can't be extinguished by water. as such there are only a few retailers we are willing to endorse. Its highly recommended to go with these resellers or at least do serious research on who you plan to buy packs from. Do not buy battery packs off random ebay/amazon/aliexpress pages, their quality often leaves much to be desired.
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==Where to buy:==
 
==Where to buy:==
 
We currently recommend the following dealers.
 
We currently recommend the following dealers.
Dealers such as UnitPackPower use both generic and name brand cells so it is vital to view the listing to see which type are used.
 
If the information isn't mentioned in the listing then it's to be assumed they are using generic cells.
 
  
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[https://em3ev.com/ EM3ev] - High quality hand-made batteries shipped from China. Comes equipped with a bluetooth compatible BMS so you can monitor your batteries health and performance with a cellphone app. Highly recommended.
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[https://lunacycle.com/18650-ebike-battery-pack/ Luna Cycle] - high quality batteries shipped from USA
  
[https://em3ev.com/ EM3ev] - High quality hand-made batteries shipped from China
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Unit Pack Power used to be on our list, but due to several recently raised safety concerns and a couple of known fires, we no longer recommend this seller
  
[https://lunacycle.com/18650-ebike-battery-pack/ Luna Cycle] - high quality batteries shipped from USA
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==Reputable Cell Providers==
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Here, we are listing battery cell suppliers known by members to sell legit cells. Cells are purchased only when someone wishes to make a DIY battery pack.
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[https://www.nkon.nl/ nkon.nl]
  
Unit Pack Power (sometimes stylized as UnitPackPower or Unit-Pack-Power) [https://unitpackpower.aliexpress.com/store/1178407 On AliExpress] [https://www.ebay.com/str/unitpackpower on eBay] [https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=bl_dp_s_web_0?ie=UTF8&search-alias=aps&field-keywords=UnitPackPower on Amazon.com] [http://www.unitpackpower.com/ Official website]
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[https://www.imrbatteries.com/ IMRBatteries]

Latest revision as of 02:25, 3 October 2020

It is very important to only buy high quality lithium ion batteries. Improperly build battery packs can lead to catastrophic fires resulting in loss of property and life.

Lithium ion batteries can combust when improperly charged or discharged and can't be extinguished by water. as such there are only a few retailers we are willing to endorse. Its highly recommended to go with these resellers or at least do serious research on who you plan to buy packs from. Do not buy battery packs off random ebay/amazon/aliexpress pages, their quality often leaves much to be desired.

Where to buy:

We currently recommend the following dealers.

EM3ev - High quality hand-made batteries shipped from China. Comes equipped with a bluetooth compatible BMS so you can monitor your batteries health and performance with a cellphone app. Highly recommended.

Luna Cycle - high quality batteries shipped from USA

Unit Pack Power used to be on our list, but due to several recently raised safety concerns and a couple of known fires, we no longer recommend this seller

Reputable Cell Providers

Here, we are listing battery cell suppliers known by members to sell legit cells. Cells are purchased only when someone wishes to make a DIY battery pack.

nkon.nl

IMRBatteries