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; 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 cord is provided with the adapter for maximum cord length, while the AC wall adapter (also provided) gives users an even easier and more compact way to travel.

    Designed to be the perfect traveling companion, the adapter has a clever design which 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.

    If you are running an earlier version of OS X, you can enter your serial number here to find out which model you have.

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    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Power adaptors do not last

      Apple needs to rethink the design of the Magsafe power adaptors. I have bought replacement Magsafe Power adaptors in the past because they don't always last. S Apple needs to rethink the design of the Magsafe power adaptors. I have bought replacement Magsafe Power adaptors in the past because they don't always last. Sometimes 1-2 years but this recent one only lasted 3 months. At $80 per adaptor this is ridiculous. Read online, many consumers have had the same issues.

      • Written by Gary H from Boca Raton

      7376 of 7699 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Power adaptors do not last

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Dear Apple

      I want to love you. I really, really do. You're making it difficult though. I couldn't blame you when my old, T-style power adapter broke after a couple yea I want to love you. I really, really do. You're making it difficult though. I couldn't blame you when my old, T-style power adapter broke after a couple years. I was even excited when I saw the sleek, new, redesigned L-style. However, that one broke too- but this time, it was after only about two months. I tried not to take it out on you, and figured that maybe I got the one bad one in the batch, or that maybe I had been too rough with it. But here I am, typing away, pausing occasionally to wiggle the cord in order to get it to work again- for a few seconds at least. Yes, thats right, my SECOND L-style magsafe has broken, also after only a couple months. Finally, I'm realizing that it's not me, it's YOU. And you just don't seem to realize that. I called Apple support only to be told that there are "no known issues" with the L-style magsafe adapter. Oh really? Dearest apple, do you ever read the reviews your products receive? Obviously there is a known issue, and its that this product simply doesn't work if you use it for more than a month! I've enjoyed your sleek design and better usability, but honestly, I think I'm leaving you. For a PC.

      • Written by Anna S from Sierra Vista

      3453 of 3620 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Dear Apple

    • 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

      2346 of 3763 people found this useful

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

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Apple's adapters don't last

      Previously I had a 15 inch 2008 Macbook Pro. It had a T-shaped MagSafe adapter, very good quality, didn't break in three years. Then I had a 15 inch 2011 Macboo Previously I had a 15 inch 2008 Macbook Pro. It had a T-shaped MagSafe adapter, very good quality, didn't break in three years. Then I had a 15 inch 2011 Macbook Pro which had an L-shaped MagSafe adapter that broke four times in four years. The wire simply breaks from the joint. Now I have a 13 inch 2012 MacBook Pro which has this 60W L-shaped MagSafe adapter that has broken after one and a half years. Buying a $100 adapter every time is very expensive. Apple needs to do something about this problem.

      • Written by Asif R from Ottawa

      4 of 4 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Apple's adapters don't last

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Frayed too soon.

      Received this style charger with the purchase of my Macbook Pro a little over two years ago (February 2014). Around February of this year (2016) I noticed the Received this style charger with the purchase of my Macbook Pro a little over two years ago (February 2014). Around February of this year (2016) I noticed the part of the cord near the cube began fraying, so I used a little bit of electrical tape to repair it, and for the past four months (it is now June of 2016) my repair worked flawlessly, until today. Today it is cutting in and out of connectivity, and my attempt to re-repair with new electrical tape only helped a little bit. I am a lot more meticulous about how I store the cord when not in use now compared to when I first got it, making sure to wrap it up without putting any tension on the frayed part. The cord is just very brittle and prone to splitting/fraying if you are not meticulous about caring for it. My girlfriend still has the old style ("T" style) charger and, treated the same way (if not, worse) than I treat my cord, her's is in excellent condition still, and she has had it since 2009. Her cord does seem a little more flexible than mine; mine is noticeably more rigid. I really wish Apple would put more effort into fixing this problem, seeing as how this appears to be a very common issue.

      • Written by Nicholas A from West Chester

      3 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Frayed too soon.

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Horrible, flimsy, prone to breakage.

      About to purchase my third one in three years. Apple, I love most of your products, but get this together. You are a multi-billion dollar company, and frankly, About to purchase my third one in three years. Apple, I love most of your products, but get this together. You are a multi-billion dollar company, and frankly, it is a travesty that you are charging seventy dollars for a POS product that probably cost you less than twenty bucks to make. You are better than this.

      • Written by Rhonda S from Ball Ground

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Horrible, flimsy, prone to breakage.

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