Questions & Answers for Apple 60W MagSafe Power Adapter (for MacBook and 13-inch MacBook Pro)
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According to Apple's knowledge base article you can use an adapter of a higher wattage without issue.
I can't enter a link here; you can find the page at:
support dot apple dot com/kb/ht2346
Yes, If your computer is 2006 or later it should work.
On my 2008 MacBook It came with the "T shaped" MagSafe Power Adapter, but I am using the "L shaped" MagSafe Adapter right now and it fits just fine.
- Answered by Matthew S from Prince George
- 05 28, 12
- Flag as inappropriate Answer (Will the L shape on the new 85 watt adapter work on a MacBook that was using the T shape 85 watt adapter?)
Yes, you can. I bought my MacBook Pro in Canada, and travel to South Africa every year, where power is 220V at 50 Hz. The Apple power supply works fine there.
You can in fact use all modern Apple power supplies (for iPhone and iPad) anywhere in the world where power is 100 to 240 V, 50 or 60 Hz.
- Answered by Martin C from Calgary
- 02 26, 16
- Flag as inappropriate Answer (Can my Mac Book Pro charger be used in Africa with just an adapter plug (240)?)
Will this work on a MacBook Pro 4,1?
Will the L-shaped MagSafe plug fit properly into the MagSafe port on the MBP, since it's not the original T-plug? I've read that the dimensions are not the same on the two types of plugs.
- Asked by Bruce L from Yardville
- 05 19, 13
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Aslong as it is the correct shape and wattage then yes, just check though, i have used a 'T' shaped one for a while on my MBP rather than the original 'L' one and it works fine. Might be worth taking is somewhere where they have MacBooks on display and trying it out there before you buy .
- Answered by Thomas T
- 06 3, 13
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can i use Magsafe 60W charger for a 15" 2010 macbook pro?
- Asked by Alpesh P from Flushing
- 11 19, 11
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2009 white macbook power adapter QUESTION
I have a 2009 White Macbook. I'm not sure the actual config because the battery is dead and I cannot tue on my laptop. The current power adapter doesnt work. I am in search of a new one. Which specific 60w power adapter will work withe 2009 White Macbook?
- Asked by Andrew M from Tarzana
- 02 18, 14
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Magsafe 60 watt power adapter is what you need. L style tip
- Answered by Carl H from Kokomo
- 03 5, 14
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I need a car charger to plug into for mac book
- Asked by Kevin B from Brampton
- 03 2, 10
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Kensington I think makes a plug for the car. Do not use the Airline Adapter for car use.
- Answered by Jared H from Burke
- 11 17, 10
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Can I use this on board a plane travelling to the States with a Mac Book Pro 17 inch laptop?
Apple 85W magsafe Power Adapter.
what is the input range of the power adapter?
- Asked by Samera K from Mississauga
- 06 12, 10
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100-240V AC. It is safe to use worldwide, you'll just need an adapter to make it fit in the wall outlet.
- Answered by Cliff S from Oakland
- 08 16, 10
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Yes this will work. I called Apple and verified it. I then purchased the Magsafe 85W power adapter and it works well. However , Do NOT buy the Magesafe2 power adapter for the Macbook Pro 17" A1229 though. It has the wrong interface.
Hope it helps.
- Answered by Scott G from Oakdale
- 04 18, 14
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Is the magsafe2 charger compatible with the A1278 laptop?
- Asked by Guy D from Plainwell
- 07 17, 17
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You will not need to use a converter, your MagSafe Power Adapter that came with your laptop will automatically regulate the 230-240 volt power that is common in the UK and throughout Europe. You will however need an adapter that will allow you to plug in your US three prong grounded plug into the standard UK 2 prong outlet. Always remember to plug the Apple MagSafe Power Adapter into the UK outlet prior to connecting it to your computer. It’s just a "good practice" safe guard against any power spikes before connecting it to your computer. I have lived in Europe, the Middle East and Asia for fir the last 5 years and have never had an issue when using the standard macbook pro power cord with the appropriate plug adapter for that region.
- Answered by Jess G from Houston
- 06 4, 10
- Flag as inappropriate Answer (I want to use my mac book 13 in England and |Ireland, do a need just an adapter plug, or do i need a converter)
Yes, you can use this on your 13-inch MacBook. No, it won't charge the battery any faster, sorry.
- Answered by David G from Portland
- 01 5, 10
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What is the difference between type L and type T ?
It just broke my MagSafe adapter of 60 W type T, I have Macbook 2009, I can use a L type?
- Asked by Elaine E
- 11 24, 16
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What power cable will I need if I move to Australia?
I might be moving to Australia next year, and I'm wondering what i will need to charge my Macbook over there. I am currently living in Canada, and I own a 15" (White) Macbook.
- Asked by Kelly B from St. Catharines
- 03 26, 10
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The power adapter that came with your MacBook should be suitable for 100 - 240v AC 50/60 Hz. All that you will need to change is the actual head that sits on the power adapter. In Australia (240v 50Hz), we use two angled pins with a third earth pin (the earth is not required for double insulated appliances like your MacBook power adapter).
The head for the power adapter for Australia is 603-7715 or for a complete 1.8m power lead with head is 590-5259.
- Answered by Greg S from Penshurst
- 06 13, 10
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Do I need to change power adapters if traveling to UK?
I am traveling to the UK and I have my MacBook Pro that I purchased in the US. Do I need to get a different watt power adapter or should a UK plug be ok?
- Asked by Shelby S from Columbus
- 08 29, 11
- Flag as inappropriate (Do I need to change power adapters if traveling to UK?)
Ok, You can buy the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit and use your power adapter from the us that came with your computer and just switch the end to the UK style plug that come in the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit. It come with one UK adapter.
- Answered by Matthew S from Prince George
- 09 19, 11
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what length is the cord on the magsafe power adapter?
- Asked by Andre M from Raleigh
- 03 6, 10
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It's 70 inches long, excluding the extra extension cord. so that's 5 feet, and 10 Inches. Or 5.83 Feet. Or 1.778 meters.
- Answered by Gyldaine T from Manila
- 09 22, 14
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