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 Adaptor 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 Adaptor

    Apple 85W MagSafe Power Adaptor

    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
    • 3.0 out of 5 stars

      I keep losing it!

      This converter works as expected, but I have an older MacBook Pro in addition to a new retina and I use the same power adapter to charge both. When I want to ch This converter works as expected, but I have an older MacBook Pro in addition to a new retina and I use the same power adapter to charge both. When I want to charge the older MacBook I have to take the converter off, and it is so small I keep misplacing it. This converter should have a clip attached so that I can clip it to the power adapter cable when not in use.

      • Written by Robert P from Basingstoke

      93 of 137 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?I keep losing it!

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Works perfectly

      It's a hunk of magnetised aluminium - so it's very robust. The magnet is strong, so you can leave it attached to your power adapter without fear of losing it. I It's a hunk of magnetised aluminium - so it's very robust. The magnet is strong, so you can leave it attached to your power adapter without fear of losing it. It would be nice if you could use it both ways, but as it is you can only use it to convert a Magsafe power adapter for use with a Magsafe 2 laptop, but what it does do it does well.

      • Written by Cameron T from London

      44 of 51 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Works perfectly

    • 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

      40 of 61 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Loose connection

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Very disappointing accessory

      I purchased a MacBook Pro 13" and a Thunderbolt display in November 2014. There was no option but to use the MagSafe to MagSafe 2 converter (which was included I purchased a MacBook Pro 13" and a Thunderbolt display in November 2014. There was no option but to use the MagSafe to MagSafe 2 converter (which was included in the package). While I am very pleased with the performance of the computer an the display, the connector is a thoroughly unsatisfactory and not worthy of Apple, especially because it is the only means of connecting two pieces of equipment costing more that £2000. It rarely connects immediately and more often than not I have to spend time making adjustments to the connector before the light comes on. Even then, I cannot rely on the connection being sustained; many a time, I've left my MacBook Pro on charge, only to discover several hours later that it hasn't charged. I purchased a second adaptor, but it is no better. The assistants at the Apple Store are unable to help and simply tell me that I am not the only one who has the difficulty.

      • Written by JOHN M from LONDON

      Is this review useful?Very disappointing accessory

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Dodgy

      The problem I have experienced since about a year after purchasing the Thunderbolt display to run with my mid-2012 MacBook Pro, is that getting the charging lig The problem I have experienced since about a year after purchasing the Thunderbolt display to run with my mid-2012 MacBook Pro, is that getting the charging light to come on is a matter of wiggling the adapter about for an indeterminate length of time. Sometimes it works straightaway and other times my coffee has gone cold by the time I get it to connect. No charging light = no charging (although I think the display works ... I am not prepared to try this out again right now). However, I see no other solution to using the display with a newer MacBook Pro. Hence one star for a dodgy piece of equipment to allow two expensive other pieces of equipment to work together.

      • Written by Catherine G from Reading

      Is this review useful?Dodgy

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Don't throw out your old chargers

      This is an excellent little converter that prolongs the life or usage of your old adaptors. A bit over-priced, but a lot cheaper than a new adaptor.

      • Written by Liz W from GLASGOW

      Is this review useful?Don't throw out your old chargers

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