Sir Apfelot Blog

15 April 2022

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 15, 2022

Even during the Easter weekend, Friday is not free from the Sir Apfelot newsreel. In this article I will show you which Apple and tech news I particularly noticed in calendar week 15 of 2022. [...]
13 February 2021
Voltcraft Charge Manager CM2024

Voltcraft Charge Manager CM2024 - my luxury battery charger - pick of the week KW7

For a long time I had a Voltcraft battery charger that was controlled by a microprocessor. In 1995 that was still a selling point, but today it is assumed that every charger has a built-in microprocessor. But even today [...]
13 June 2019

Voltcraft measuring device: reliably measure standby power consumption from 1,5 watts

Anyone who reads my test reports knows that I like to measure current and voltage or output power between technical devices and their power sources. With power banks, I do this with a small USB multimeter from PortaPow. With 230 volt consumers, I missed [...]