• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great innovative design and very portable

    I enjoy Apple's chargers. Mine died last night after two years of use. Because I had apple care, I called up tech support and they are sending out a new cord set to arrive the next business day. This is regardless of the fact that I bought the computer in the US and now live in Spain. The local support spoke great English.
    Apple's power adapter is smaller than any other brands I have seen and because it can plug into the wall directly at the adapter, it stays a lot cooler than any adapter I've used with other computers. Because of it's design where the prongs fold into the adapter, and the cable that connects to my computer winds around fold out hooks, the entire device compacts to smaller than half the size of just the power adapter of my previous dell, not to mention the cables. Also, the innovative magnetic release is a wonderful safety feature. Both my wife and I have laptops that we use at home on couches and tables regularly and that leads to spread across the floor. These get snagged or tugged or tripped on and pop off instead of pulling the computer. Yet they are firm enough that the computer can be easily moved around without worrying about the cable coming off.
    Despite daily use and travel, winding and unwinding, it never frayed or cracked or flaked. Even with the occasional (once or twice) overheating because a blanket accidentally got pulled over it.

    7 of 19 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Works great! Love the new design.

    Nice I really enjoy it. It does what it needs do to and it does it well. The new design is a lot better sleeker and safer. I find that it comes out with ease without pulling my laptop much. After reading some of the reviews on it some mentioned that it didn't do this as well as the old design I fully and completely disagree with that. It does it well keeps my lappy much safer. I had to test it when i first got it (I always test my products). I am quite satisfied with everything mac! Thanks guys you make a great product!

    9 of 23 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Works perfectly

    Never had any problems with any of the magsafe chargers. Working perfectly, continues to do so.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Pretty Good In My Opinion.

    Based On My Experience With Apple Chargers The Only One I Had To Replace In the Last Year 2 Times Was The Charger For My Older ibook G4. I Have The Late 2011 Macbook Pro And The Mac Book And I Havent Had To Replace Any Charger Yet.
    Mine Was Durable.

    8 of 22 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    looks way better with my macbook pro

    So, I recently bought a new Macbook Pro. My friend's adapter for her macbook died and she had to buy a new one, and this one was the only one they had available, so she bought it. Because she had a hard case, this wasn't a good fit with her computer. So, I traded her my adapter for this one because it looked way cooler. There are also some very functional upsides. First, it is much harder to accidentally knock out of the port. Second, it does not overheat AT ALL which is a drastic improvement from the old ones which used to burn me when I touched them. Third, it's much slimmer and looks way better when paired with the aluminum unibody Macbooks in contrast to the white adapter, which looks dated and cheap.

    8 of 22 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful

    Love Apple. After 3 years of use and abuse my charger gave out. I was going to order a replacement on line and decided that I would go to the apple store just in case it was my computer. The guy checked it out and said it was the charger.
    He went and got a new one, tested it out to make sure that it worked.
    I asked him how much and he said "no worries, its on us".
    I have to say I felt a bit guilty, until I told a friend and they said this is standard practice with them.
    I have read a lot of negative reviews, but all I have ever had from Apple is the best of the best!

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Never had a problem

    I have owned two MacBooks both with the MagSafe Power Adapters and have never had a problem in over 6 years of constant use. I like the design and appreciate that when I am occasionally clumsy and trip over the cord that it just pops out and doesn't send my laptop to the floor.

    4 of 16 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Working nicely for a year

    I bought my MacBook Pro 13'' exactly a year ago and reading the bad reviews of this MagSafe I was concerned it was going to fail soon. Well, by using my laptop for 3-4 hours everyday since I bought it, I haven't had any issues with the MagSafe, the battery or any other part of my computer. Many say Apple products are overpriced, but for my own experience I have no reasons to hate them and many to love them. It's a delight to use my MBP and everything works as it I bought it yesterday. Hope things keep working like they are. I don't know if my MagSafe is going to stop working tomorrow, but as for today I can only rate it 5 stars with a year of use.

    4 of 16 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    love this thing

    funny,lots of bad reviews, mine has worked beautifully,until my cat decided to chew on it! Wasn't funny whne I had to pay 85 ( with tax) to to replace but bound online several places for as low as 35.00,going to order a backup!

    3 of 14 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    MagSafe as the product name means

    I trip on my wire last night, viola, the wire just pop up without even moving my MacBook Pro 13", even the MagSafe adapter stay in place, everything from my MacBook Pro 13", the power connector head and the MagSafe adapter is beautifully preserved. Well done Apple!

    6 of 20 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    MUCH better

    I have a 2008 Unibody macbook and the cord got ripped by my office chair and I was worried that I would get shocked so I bought a new one and first it charges MUCH faster then the old one and the right angle fits MUCH better where I but it ,I love Apple

    4 of 16 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Four years and counting...

    I have had my MacBook and this cord four four years with no problems but I treat it with the care I treat my computer. I wrap the cords loosely and store in a separate storage bag. I recently bought a second cord to leave at home when I take my computer somewhere. It is stiffer and more difficult to wrap but I assume the change addresses the earlier problems. Treat the least of your accessories with care and you won't have to replace them.

    6 of 21 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    great product

    I have 3 chargers and I am going to buy a fourth, all have worked and taken their share of abuse. in all a charger that does not fail. Great product

    7 of 23 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    MagSafe Feature is Wonderful

    I've had this power adapter for years now and never had a problem. It seems very well-made. And the MagSafe feature is just amazing. There's been a few times when I've tripped over the cord and this feature probably saved my MacBook -- that alone is well worth the price.

    3 of 15 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Not bad :)

    I like it. I had an issue with my old one that was causing the computer to crash completely almost eveytime I plugged it in. After hours of waiting at the mac store for help we finally figured out it was the charger that had something wrong with it, not the computer. I'm still on the same computer, but different charger. So far so good. It seems to be working fine now. I however, do not like how small the charger part is, I think thats part of what the problem was. It seems they could break easily, although with my new one I have not had an issue, so as long as you are careful with it it should be fine. As with anything, mac is always good with their products and replacements. They replaced my charger absolutely free after I had all the issues.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Simply Amazing.

    Simply amazing. My old charge broke so we went to the Apple Store and got this one and it works a charm.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    It's a power adapter!!

    Have kept two of these around for a while never had a problem. Just had one die of unnatural causes (50lb Lab puppy used it as a chew toy) but the other one still works great. The wire on the new 85w unit for my new Mac Book Pro is a little stiff so I will be careful not to wrap it too tight but it should last quite a while if treated properly. Of course your mileage may vary.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Why no problems with any of my MagSafe adapters?

    I've used the MagSafe adapters without any problems since they were first introduced.

    Between home and office, I've bought well over over a dozen MacBooks and MacBook Pro's for myself, my family and my staff, starting with three early 1.83 GHZ MacBooks, then two 2.0 GHZ 13" MacBooks, then moving to 2.2 GHZ & 2.4 GHZ 13"MacBookPro's, three 15" MacBook Pro's, two 17" MB Pro's and two 13" MB Pro's. Not a single Apple brand MagSafe power adapter has ever failed, though we have had problems with some "bargain-priced" aftermarket clones from Asia.

    As far as my experience goes, the only Apple ones that stop working have had their magnetic connectors stepped on. Aside from that, the only issues we've had are the result of using the hard plastic MacBook covers; some of them prevent the connector from fitting securely in its recepticle.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Well built

    Ok, I've only had this product for three days now, so I can't speek for its long term duribility, but it's been great so far. The DC power connector feels much more sturdy than the previous model, but CAN block some ports (ethernet and firewire 800/mini displayport, depending on macbook/13'' pro). You can (as I do), flip it the other way so that no ports are blocked, however, this cannot be done when using a hardshell case. Still, that would be the case manufacturer's fault, and not apple's.
    Also, the swappable power plugs are a huge convienence. I leave the extended one plugged in at my desk, and just swap it out for the mini plug when not there (living room, possibly school/work).
    Also, some people have complained about the $79 price tag. THIS IS ACCUALLY A REASONABLE PRICE FOR A LAPTOP POWER CABLE (mostly because it also includes the 'brick' converter, which is built-in to the computer on most desktop systems).

    13 of 35 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    great power adapter

    i like that they changed the look and that it is also magnetic. i prefer the new adapter because it is smaller and more portable.

    12 of 33 people found this useful