DeWalt Abandons A123 Technology?

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Re: DeWalt Abandons A123 Technology?

Post by DeWalter Mitty » Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:15 pm

The problem isn't getting new cells. I know where to get genuine A123 cells.

The problem is getting the old-school DeWalts to fit them into.

The interior design of the new battery packs is different. :cb
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Re: DeWalt Abandons A123 Technology?

Post by big-all » Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:19 pm

aaahh got you
wonder why unless the batteries are physically a different size :dunno:
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Re: DeWalt Abandons A123 Technology?

Post by DeWalter Mitty » Sat Aug 25, 2012 4:03 pm

Yep, just as I suspected, I got a battery this weekend to repair, and what was it filled with? Shitty Samsung IFR cells.

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Thanks for nothing DeWalt.
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Re: DeWalt Abandons A123 Technology?

Post by hammer chewer » Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:09 am

DeWalter Mitty wrote:Most of you may know this, or don't know it, or don't care, but when the DeWalt Nano-Phosphate batteries first came out, they used A123 Technology cells in their 36v, 28v and 18v packs. Now, its seems, they have gotten rid of this and gone for the inferior Samsung IFR technology.


This is is disappointing.

The A123 "M1" Cell is a magnicent cell. These Samsung 18650 cells are a joke by comparison.
You dont explain why the Samsung cells are inferior?
They have twice the capacity of the older Li-Ions?
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