Apple 85W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter (for MacBook Pro with Retina display)

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  • Overview

    The 85W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter features a magnetic DC connector so if someone should trip over it, the cord disconnects harmlessly and your MacBook Pro stays put safely. It also 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 lights up; an amber light lets you know that your notebook 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 you 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 Pro with Retina display.

    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

      NOT GOOD.

      This charger gets extremely hot and the cable is very weak. Not a good design at all had to buy another one. I hope apple refund my money on the product.

      • Written by E O from luton

      540 of 584 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?NOT GOOD.

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Quality - I think not

      After spending over £2500 on a laptop I would have expected the charger to have lasted a little longer that 16 months. I am not a heavy user but the charger had After spending over £2500 on a laptop I would have expected the charger to have lasted a little longer that 16 months. I am not a heavy user but the charger had now 'frayed' at the mag 2 connector showing the metal grading around the cable itself. It is a poorly designed and poorly constructed piece of equipment which lets down the whole product. I just wonder what Apple were thinking of.......

      • Written by Eric H from Wolverhampton

      421 of 441 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Quality - I think not

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      This product is a potential fire hazard - beware!

      The body of this power adapter overheats something terrible. It is dangerous and a fire hazard. Today the cable coming out of the main unit melted exposing the The body of this power adapter overheats something terrible. It is dangerous and a fire hazard. Today the cable coming out of the main unit melted exposing the internal wires. In the process it melted a hole in the carpet it was sitting on. Overheating seems to be a recurrent problem with this design. Tomorrow I will see what the Mac Store has to say about this. I assume that they will replace the product for free.

      • Written by Neil M from Birmingham

      375 of 415 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?This product is a potential fire hazard - beware!

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      The Terrible Adapter Club

      Well, it looks like I am joining the masses with complaints about the 85W MagSafe 2 Adapter. My first one frayed after couple of years use, so I bought a repla Well, it looks like I am joining the masses with complaints about the 85W MagSafe 2 Adapter. My first one frayed after couple of years use, so I bought a replacement which only lasted a few months before it did the same. I now have duct tape around it to hopefully keep my house from burning down, and I am getting ready to once again buy a replacement which will probably do the same things as the previous one. This isn't fair, and should be resolved.

      • Written by David M from Norfolk

      Is this review useful?The Terrible Adapter Club

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Bad Design

      How do we pay so much for a product that has obvious design issues? The charger keeps falling out of socket. Just purchased new in 2018. This should be a quick How do we pay so much for a product that has obvious design issues? The charger keeps falling out of socket. Just purchased new in 2018. This should be a quick fix, apple!

      • Written by Makita R from New York

      Is this review useful?Bad Design

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Useless - stopped working for no reason

      My charger just stopped working after a year and a half even though i treat it with extreme care. This product is not fit for purpose judging by all the negativ My charger just stopped working after a year and a half even though i treat it with extreme care. This product is not fit for purpose judging by all the negative reviews. I'm all for design but if this prevents proper function then it's useless!!

      • Written by alex M from Amersham

      Is this review useful?Useless - stopped working for no reason

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