Apple 60W MagSafe Power Adapter (for MacBook and 13-inch MacBook Pro)

  • Overview

    The 60 Watt MagSafe Power Adapter features a magnetic DC connector that ensures your power cable will disconnect if it experiences undue strain and helps prevent fraying or weakening of the cables over time. In addition, the magnetic DC helps guide the plug into the system for a quick and secure connection.

    When the connection is secure, an LED located at the head of the DC connector will light up; an amber light lets you know that your portable is charging, while a green light tells you that you have a full charge. An AC lead is provided with the adapter for maximum lead length, while the AC wall adapter (also provided) gives users an even easier and more compact way to travel.

    Designed to be the perfect travelling companion, the adapter has a clever design that allows the DC cable to be wound neatly around itself for easy cable storage.

    This power adapter recharges the lithium polymer battery while the system is off, on, or in sleep mode. It also powers the system if you choose to operate without a battery.

    Compatible with MacBook and 13-inch MacBook Pro.

    Not sure if this is the right power adapter for your Mac?

    See this article for more details about choosing the right one.

    Knowing which specific Mac model you have is important. If you are running OS X Lion (10.7) or later, go to the “” menu at the top left of your screen, choose “About this Mac” then click the “More Info...” button. Your Mac model and generation will be displayed.

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    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      New and Better than the Old MagSafe

      I own the white 13" 2008 Macbook, and to answer your questions (if any), yes, it works with it. As for the MagSafe itself, it feels differently built (for the b I own the white 13" 2008 Macbook, and to answer your questions (if any), yes, it works with it. As for the MagSafe itself, it feels differently built (for the better), it doesn't nearly get as hot as the old MagSafe did (incredibly this one stays very cool, even on extended periods of time, although that could be because it's new.) Lastly, the actual connector is pretty innovative, feels much sturdier and less prone to fire/breaking/separation issues. It also wraps around a better/more effective contour. All in all, for $79 compared to $99, and the benefits i've named, it's a much better buy than the previous MagSafe (still overpriced, apple)

      • Written by Nico A from markham

      2320 of 3706 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?New and Better than the Old MagSafe

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      WAY better than old design

      i just purchased this product bc my old power adapter broke. this new design prevents the cord from bending right at the magnet, which is how my old charger bro i just purchased this product bc my old power adapter broke. this new design prevents the cord from bending right at the magnet, which is how my old charger broke. since the cord comes out of the magnet parallel to the computer side, and not perpendicular like the old one, it can't bend and cause the wires to fray over time... like it so far!

      • Written by Claire L from Philadelphia

      1071 of 1872 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?WAY better than old design

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Read This!

      I have a 2008 Macbook and lost my charger on a trip. I was reluctant to order this new one as it is not the exact type they used to provide and after reading t I have a 2008 Macbook and lost my charger on a trip. I was reluctant to order this new one as it is not the exact type they used to provide and after reading the previous bad reviews, I was concerned. The first day, the charger worked but the second day, the light failed to eluminate and the laptop was not charging. Hence, my laptop died! I visited the Genius Bar at the Apple Store and was amazed to find out that the laptop battery in the older Macbook's needs to be reset/cycled to work with the new power adaptors. Apple is also coming out with a software patch that will address this issue. I wonder if all the previous poor reviews are because of this issue? Hmmm.... To fix, simply remove the battery from the laptop and press the button for 10 seconds to reset it. Once back in the battery slot, plug the laptop into the new charger and it works! A GREAT tip for anyone wondering why this charger does not work with their 2009 and earlier Macbook. It is NOT the charger but the laptop. Voila!

      • Written by Cathryn G from Houston

      202 of 318 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Read This!

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Just ordered my 3rd in 4 years.

      Please improve the quality of this product ASAP. This cord is supposed to be for use with a laptop. That means it should be flexible enough to withstand repea Please improve the quality of this product ASAP. This cord is supposed to be for use with a laptop. That means it should be flexible enough to withstand repeated wrapping/winding as people travel with it. I take my laptop to school 2-3 times a week, and yes, I use the cord with it when I take it. I don't necessarily consider this an unreasonable amount of strain, and yet when I looked at my cord today, it had split open just below the MagSafe attachment and the wires were visible. I don't feel I should have to spend $80 a year to be able to charge my MacBook safely. The ONLY reason I am ordering this again is because there is no generic version available.

      • Written by Maria S from Madison

      7 of 7 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Just ordered my 3rd in 4 years.

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      literally the worst.

      i am now onto my third charger, and it's absolutely ridiculous considering they are 80$. deserves 0 stars.

      • Written by Gina B from wethersfield

      3 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?literally the worst.

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      I would give it 0 stars if possible

      I have bought two of these chargers in the past year, and both of them have split and fallen apart. Its extremely frustraiting considering that they are $80. Ap I have bought two of these chargers in the past year, and both of them have split and fallen apart. Its extremely frustraiting considering that they are $80. Apple needs to improve the durability of them asap.

      • Written by Lori W from New Albany

      11 of 11 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?I would give it 0 stars if possible

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