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.

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

  • 1.5 Average
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    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Awful

      Bought this as my old original T-shape maglock charger for my macbook stopped working. Have had it a total of maybe, 2-3 weeks and if I want to charge my l Bought this as my old original T-shape maglock charger for my macbook stopped working. Have had it a total of maybe, 2-3 weeks and if I want to charge my laptop the cable has to be put into a very specific position. Also the metal head that connects to your macbook gets very hot and can burn you. I will be requesting a replacement and would hope that apple would stop using cheap materials and over charging because of their brand.

      • Written by Nath F from STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

      1068 of 1201 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Awful

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Broken and burns

      I bought this charger probably about 2 or 3 months ago to replace my old one which was the last version the white T shaped one which worked fine without problem I bought this charger probably about 2 or 3 months ago to replace my old one which was the last version the white T shaped one which worked fine without problem until then and was about 3 years old. The past week or 2 it has slowly started to stop working properly going off when I move it the tinniest amount and then takes a while to get back working again, this is what happened to my old charger before it broke. Now today I felt the head of the charger and the temperature was ridiculous I physically cant hold it in my hand for longer than 4 seconds without being burned! Im worried that it may set on fire if it keeps getting worse. Im going to get in contact with apple to see if they can replace it or something for me. Iv noticed im not the only one as somebody else has posted the same thing as me.

      • Written by anthony w from middlesbrough

      630 of 713 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Broken and burns

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      not good at all

      check out the US websites reviews before purchasing one of these. I have to remove the battery on my 2008 MacBook just to make this charger work. I need a rel check out the US websites reviews before purchasing one of these. I have to remove the battery on my 2008 MacBook just to make this charger work. I need a reliable charger, and this is not it. It's going back to the shop tomorrow, hopefully for a refund

      • Written by Tim R from Warwick

      503 of 575 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?not good at all

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Rubbish - why aren't the cables replaceable?????? Money making scam!

      These power adapters are utter rubbish. On a variety of MacBooks, I've had four of these fail (out of four!) ALL WITH THE SAME FAULT - the wire fails at the jun These power adapters are utter rubbish. On a variety of MacBooks, I've had four of these fail (out of four!) ALL WITH THE SAME FAULT - the wire fails at the junction with the Magsafe connector. As the connector is proprietary, you can't just get another connector and solder it on, so you have to go to the expense of buying a new adapter, even though the transformer part is fine!! Enviromental? I don't think so - money making more like. And don't buy one of the cheap so called 'genuine' adapters, 'cos they're even worse! An environmentally/customer friendly company would make the lead detachable so that it can be replaced with a new one. BAD, BAD APPLE!

      • Written by John B from Bristol

      Is this review useful?Rubbish - why aren't the cables replaceable?????? Money making scam!

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      rubbish

      2nd genuine magsafe charger only works now and then ,the first charger got that hot it gave me a blister, the pins stick, it over heats ,i was told to send it 2nd genuine magsafe charger only works now and then ,the first charger got that hot it gave me a blister, the pins stick, it over heats ,i was told to send it away to be repaired but that leaves me with no charger thus the macbook dies ,sort it out

      • Written by Mark J from Belfast

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?rubbish

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Rubbish cable

      Cable frays!!! I've had Macs for 25 years and never had this problem before. I can't believe Apple have the nerve to sell this. Utter rubbish.

      • Written by Rene M from London

      7 of 7 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Rubbish cable

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