Replacement battery for the MacBook Air 13"
All of our OEM Apple MacBook batteries unless otherwise stated are brand new or removed from new MacBook notepads and may show some marks from removal and may show a very limited amount of charge cycles from the factory or testing - we guarantee an absolute minimum of 98% efficiency.
If in doubt about the authenticity of the battery you can check on your Macbook’s hardware profile to check the serial number and licensed manufacturer of the battery.
PLEASE NOTE: We can currently only ship these batteries to mainland UK due to postal restrictions on Li-ion batteries, UK offshore or highlands please contact for a price before agreeing to purchase.
Part Number: A1496
Base Model Compatibility:
A1466 2013 / 2014
Voltage: 7.6v 54.45Wr
Warranty: 3 Months
All parts include VAT and are provided with a full VAT invoice
HAZARDOUS GOODS: Li-ion batteries are classed as hazardous items and cant be shipped using many postal services such as Royal Mail. We ship all batteries using an express fully tracked specialist company.
Parts Origin - OEM
The term OEM stands for 'Original Equipment Manufacturer', the exact meaning differs in several industries.
To us, OEM means that the part is the same part used within your device, using the same materials and specifications.
We use the term OEM to cover many parts from refurbished, used and new components, the exact condition will be stated in the items description.
In some cases when the part supplied is made up to several components (for example an LCD assembly) the part may have been assembled by a 3rd party vendor using OEM parts meaning that consumable may differ (such as adhesive used)
Although strict testing procedures are put in place to ensure the quality of the part these testing practices and procedures may differ from the checks manufacturers use.
Any hardware supplied as OEM will not have any quality loss or loss of features and covered under our extensive returns policy.
As in many cases we dont obtain directly from the devices manufacturer, nor in some cases are we affiliated with device manufacturer in any way and they are not involved in the testing or sales process of the component we sell.
I spent quite some time researching a replacement battery that was fitting the specs of my Mac (year / model) and its original battery (model / power / etc). Replacebase were the only ones who had the exact replacement product I was looking for, at a good price. It was delivered fast, with screwdrivers necessary to make the change and the new battery works great - charging capacity equal to the original battery, no troubleshooting whats or ever; and I checked the number of prior charges the battery had before being delivered to me - it was 0. The battery was officially brand new. Really happy.
I received my replacement battery within a very few days. It is easy to install and works perfectly. Thank You.
Easy to install the battery. Tools provided in box for screws work perfectly. Next day delivery. Excellent service again. Would highly recommend
I received my replacement battery within 2 days, I then installed it and it works perfectly. Thank You. Great service
I received my battery within 4 days of ordering. When I opened the box I discovered that even the tools to change the battery were supplied. I promptly removed and placed all the screws safe on the foam packing. Cover removed this then revealed the battery and the screws holding it which were swiftly removed. I slightly raised the battery up and gently disconnected it from the circuit board. Using the reverse procedure I reassembled and hey presto 20 minutes or so later a good strong genuine battery. I have now added "Replacebase" to my favourites and seriously considering tackling an old iPad, (watch this space!)
Exactly as described - arrived next day.
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