MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter

  • Overview

    The MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter allows you to use the MagSafe connector on your LED Cinema Display, Thunderbolt Display, or MagSafe Power Adapter to charge your MagSafe 2-equipped Mac computer.

    What’s in the Box

    Apple MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter

    System Requirements

    Compatibility

    24-inch Apple LED Cinema Display

    27-inch Apple LED Cinema Display

    Apple Thunderbolt Display

    Apple 45W MagSafe Power Adapter

    Apple 85W MagSafe Power Adapter

    MacBook Pro with Retina display

    MacBook Air with MagSafe 2 power port

  • 2.0 Average
    2 out of 5 stars
    Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Will fail under heavy use

      I'm IT support for a large office with a lot of Thunderbolt monitors that still use the old magsafe connector. These things are constantly failing, some die af I'm IT support for a large office with a lot of Thunderbolt monitors that still use the old magsafe connector. These things are constantly failing, some die after a few months of use. Very disappointing.

      • Written by MARK A from Saint Albans

      23 of 24 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Will fail under heavy use

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Works Off and On, Shouldn't Even be Necessary

      I purchased at 2015 MacBook Pro, alongside a brand new Apple Cinema Display. First off, I was disappointed to find that Apple hasn't even updated their Cinema D I purchased at 2015 MacBook Pro, alongside a brand new Apple Cinema Display. First off, I was disappointed to find that Apple hasn't even updated their Cinema Display to work natively with the new MacBook Pro MagSafe port. You'd think after spending over $1,000 on a display, and then $2,000+ on a laptop, that Apple would've had the foresight to update the adapter on the Cinema Display. As a business that prides itself on design and ease-of-use, this is just ridiculous. Secondly, the converter doesn't work reliably. I've purchased two in the last three months. There are no moving parts, so I don't understand the converters lose contact and refuse to charge the laptop after about 30-40 days. My second one is now acting up. The MagSafe converter is the only option to get these two devices to work properly with each other, and with that, you'd think Apple would make something that would work reliably.

      • Written by Andrew O from Syracuse

      23 of 24 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Works Off and On, Shouldn't Even be Necessary

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Loose connection

      Have 2 of them - both looses connection and they get extremely hot. The connectors on my Macbook Pro are miscoloured, and look burned. Would expect something th Have 2 of them - both looses connection and they get extremely hot. The connectors on my Macbook Pro are miscoloured, and look burned. Would expect something this simple to work better.

      • Written by Mikkel Juul J from Hvalsø

      43 of 64 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Loose connection

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Been working great for months

      I've been using one of these for a few months and it's been working perfectly. It stays reliably attached to the charging cable. Buying a second now to resurrec I've been using one of these for a few months and it's been working perfectly. It stays reliably attached to the charging cable. Buying a second now to resurrect a second older charger.

      • Written by Andrew S from Roslindale

      Is this review useful?Been working great for months

    • 3.0 out of 5 stars

      Worked for awhile....

      Had a brand new spare MagSafe charger for my previous MacBook Pro so I bought a converter to have a second charger for my current MBP. I've used it with no prob Had a brand new spare MagSafe charger for my previous MacBook Pro so I bought a converter to have a second charger for my current MBP. I've used it with no problems for the past 3 plus years until recently. Only used it periodically over most of that time, but have used it a lot in the past 8 - 9 months, leaving one charger at work and one at home so I don't have to constantly unplug and wrap it up. The small cord frayed badly at the block on my MagSafe 2, so have been relying on the old one with the converter totally for the past 3-4 months. That is when problems started with the converter. Have cleaned it more than once and have been at the point where I spend 5 plus minutes making sure it is charging. Nothing worse than opening up my MacBook to see less than 10% charge after "charging" all night. Last night could not get it to work and when disconnecting it, the magnetic piece stayed in the charging slot separating from the converter!!! Was able to put it back and realized that when pushed in slightly it charges... for now. Was going to buy another converter, but after all the bad reviews not sure if spending $10 now and eventually spending $80 for a new complete MagSafe 2 is the way to go. Really don't want to lay out $80 right now! Gave it 3 stars because of how long I've used it.

      • Written by Mark S from Fort Pierce

      1 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Worked for awhile....

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Please Don't Assume The Reviewers Are Wrong - This Is A Piece Of Junk.

      It's not a matter of IF, it's a matter of WHEN this will fail. This is the worst piece of hardware to ever come out of Apple. I'm a die-hard fan and this is r It's not a matter of IF, it's a matter of WHEN this will fail. This is the worst piece of hardware to ever come out of Apple. I'm a die-hard fan and this is ridiculous - these always fail after a few months of use. It's sad, but you're just going to have to shell out the cash for a Magsafe 2 power supply and junk your old Magsafe. This converter is a short term fix only. You've been warned.

      • Written by RICHARD T from Great Falls

      5 of 5 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Please Don't Assume The Reviewers Are Wrong - This Is A Piece Of Junk.

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