• 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Power Adapter Melted??

    This is my 1st apple product EVER, but after years of dealing with PC's only lasting 2-3 years, I shelled out the almost $2,000 to buy a MacBook Pro. I've had it just 2 years, & tonight when I went to charge my laptop, it wouldn't charge. When I inspected the charger, the cord that goes into the charger/part you plug in, was melted away on one side, with the wires exposed. I never wrap the cord, as I only use my laptop in the house. It's not left plugged up when not in use. And to the tune of $80 I'll have to somehow come up with in the morning, as my laptop is essential for both my company and I'm in school full-time. You would think as much as Apple charges for their products, they could make a charger that doesn't melt, posing a potential fire hazard.

    12 of 13 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Unnecessarily terrible design.

    I've had to purchase three of these adaptors within the past year. I travel often, so I am constantly moving my power adaptor. The design is way too flimsy. I am considering purchasing a PC and installing linux -- it's ludicrous how much money I spend because Apple nickels and dimes their customers through poor design choices that favor packaging appeal versus functionality. Frankly, I think they're doing it on purpose to keep selling clearly overpriced hardware. There isn't any reason that a company flush with so much talent and capital can't make at least a mediocre power adaptor.

    11 of 11 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    I'm a college student that does a lot of traveling, which means realistically, having to condense the cords and put them into backpacks, bags, etc, not to mention daily use considering I practically live on my laptop. That being said, it is absolutely ridiculous how flimsy these adaptors and power cords are. This is the second time my charger has broken, and to be honest, for a product that breaks every 3-6 months, paying almost $80 for it is insane. Your MacBook and computer quality is outstanding, please learn how to make the rest of your products match that standard.

    14 of 14 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Been decent.

    I've had my MacBook Pro for 3 years now, and only within the last 15 months did the cord actually turn brown and within the last 10 months did the cord actually rip. I put some electrical tape on it and covered it, but the tearing has gotten worse. Otherwise it did a great job for 3 years. Will get another one and write another review if it fails like everyone else's appears to.

    4 of 6 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Terrible, just terrible

    60W MagSafe Power Adapter for my MacBook Pro has given up the ghost. Replacement...necessary, reviews...horrific. Why can't Apple create a power adapter that lasts as long as the one's for Windows laptops? I have never had to replace one of those, but, now I need a new 60W adapter and it seems to only have a few months life according to the reviews. With such bad reviews, how about making a better one instead of focusing on the iPhone and iPad stuff? HEY, Help us laptop users PLEASE and THANK YOU!!! oh, by the way, I would have given zero stars, but thats not an option.

    7 of 7 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    I expected more from Apple

    I have grown tired (and poor) from buying replacement cords for my mac and iPhone. Apple is supposed to be a trusted, high quality brand and yet the cords are always falling apart. Not to mention, $80 is absolutely ridiculous. I am giving Apple one more chance. This will be the last charger I buy unless I see improvements.

    3 of 3 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    I wish this purchase might be last...

    I like products of Apple, except keyboards and adapters. I caught a MBP 13" in 2010, in these 4 years, I was forced to buy it 3 times! Why never change design and materials?

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent power adapter

    This is a 5-star product! I have had this adapter since 2012 together with my MBP mid 2012 and hasn't given any problems. No deterioration on the L-head connector and even the AC line.

    0 of 3 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    For a company like Apple I was expecting more than that

    This adapter is not even worth buying. It just stopped working after one year. For a product which costs around $80..it is just not worth it.

    9 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    My Magsafe has broken, AGAIN! Why do Apple continue to reproduce year after year a badly designed product. It's got to be simply about money, I,m stunned at this stupidity!

    9 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Constantly breaks!

    MagSafe is cool but the charger breaks non stop. Going from work to school to home and I'm on my 4th charger in two years and I take very good care of them. They just stink.

    8 of 8 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    3rd Time till No Charm

    I have bought a replacement power adapter 3 times now and at the price that I have paid for them I thought they would last longer but this one the third one went out after 2 months. TWO months that is ridiculous i should not be replacing this things six times a year and that is where it is headed if it only last two months. That is absolutely ludicrous are you serious my computer stays on my desk i use it for school and work and plenty of other things but it is not always hooked up which is what i though the problem maybe i shouldn't always leave it hooked up so i unhooked it when I'm not using the Laptop still went out relatively fast. This is the fastest i've had to replace it also ridiculous and you guys need to find a way to fix the issue ASAP!!

    7 of 7 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great charger

    I have had my charger for over three years now and even though I have been rough with it I haven't had any issues.

    0 of 2 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    I hate this adaptor

    This is the fourth adaptor I have had to purchase since 2011. The darn thing keeps peeling and dying. I do a great deal of traveling and this adaptor is the worst. All the electrical tape in the world couldn't keep the adaptor from peeling. Apple please make a better quality product. Your adapters are the worst!

    9 of 10 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    half year 2 broken

    This is really a bad experience. Half year two adaptor broken. I will not consider purchase macbook because i think yearly buy a new, not lasting adaptor is kind of wasted. this product really drag the brand down.

    6 of 7 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    I wish I could give this negative stars

    I love Apple products. I wouldn't go back to a PC for personal or professional use. I absolutely hate this charger. Yes hate is a strong word but I am about to buy my 4th charger. It is ridiculous that this charger will just quit working after a year or two. I have no choice but to buy another.

    5 of 5 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    0 Stars if I could

    3 years, 3 power adapters, such a shoddy product. Everything else about my MacBook is great, except for this flawed design. I'm unsure why Apple just doesn't redesign the transformer to have the cord be able to be removed so you can just purchase a $10 wire if yours breaks vs. an $80 whole product, similar to how most windows laptops work, as well as the chargers for all other Apple products.

    6 of 7 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    I love apple products, but chargers for all of your products are such a big issue. Countless amount of times I have had to replace my chargers for my iPhone and iPad. I have a MacBook Pro, which just over 1 year old, and am having to purchase a THIRD MagSafe adapter, this is ridiculous. Especially when they are priced at $119, these chargers are NOT long lasting, I don't believe it is worth the price.

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Poorly designed

    well after years, by adapter finally died. I have noted for awhile that I would have to giggle it around to get it to charge my macbook pro.... seemed like a poor connection.

    Finally today, I had my macbook plugged in when i heard cracking sound, then the smell of burning plastic .... it was coming form my adapter, there was actually a flame in the wall outlet. I quickly unplugged, the prongs looking brown and the plastic casing beginning to melt!

    Apple needs to seriously fix this issue!

    9 of 9 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Finally redesigned plus extra warranty!

    So not a happy bunny as two of these frayed/broken but store supplied replacements with 3 year extended warranties thrown in. Apparently Apple have redesigned them back to the old T shape and are now issuing 3 year warranties as standard. Had to have the old L shape for my Macbook due to its age but at least I now have peace of mind and money in my pocket for a few years.

    13 of 19 people found this useful