Sir Apfelot Blog

13. May 2021
Replace AirPods battery

Changing the battery in the AirPods: a video guide and why changing the battery is not worthwhile ...

A few years ago I misplaced my AirPods (1st generation) around the house. After a few weeks I gave up looking and ordered the 2nd generation AirPods. When rummaging through a moving box, I am [...]
3. May 2019
The original from Nikon has the model number EN-EL14a or EN-EL14. It is used by Nikon in numerous camera models (Photo: Nikon).

Nikon EN-EL14a battery and inexpensive but good alternatives

As a rule, every digital camera sooner or later needs a second or third battery in order to still be able to take photos when the first battery is empty. This can happen, especially with long exposures [...]
15. May 2013
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How many mAh does the battery of the Samsung Galaxy S3 have?

The original battery that Samsung ships with the Galaxy S3 has 2100 mAh. Since this is not enough for many people, there are different solutions to give the smartphone more power and thus a
April 23, 2013
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Sony NEX 7 accessories: you should treat yourself to that

Since today I am also the proud owner of the Sony NEX alpha 7 and will use it for normal photography as well as for aerial photos with the copter. In terms of image quality and weight - what [...]
April 3, 2013
Additional battery for the Galaxy SII

Inexpensive replacement battery for the Samsung Galaxy S2

One can argue whether one would prefer to use the original manufacturer's battery or a replica. Ultimately, however, you always pay a certain surcharge for the name at the manufacturer. And if the cheap battery has the same [...]
21. March 2013
Nikon EN-EL15 battery

Nikon EN-EL15 battery and inexpensive alternatives

You can actually assume that you need a replacement battery for every digital camera, because on the one hand these batteries are quite inexpensive and on the other hand there is nothing more annoying than a great DSLR camera that [...]