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Old 03-09-2012, 05:56 PM   #158
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Originally Posted by _cy_ View Post
there's only about 12 lithium ion battery mfg in the world. ALL use their own unique chemistry to make LiFePO4 batteries. so yes A123's chemistry is unique, but so is everyone else.
You should make that clear when you reference different batteries. Prismatic versus cylindrical cells don't mean much more than physical appearance. A123 makes a prismatic cell.

Also, the A123 will charge at higher rates and discharge at higher rates than any other LiFePo.
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