Apple 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter for MacBook Air

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  • Overview

    The 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter features a magnetic DC connector so if someone should trip over it, the cord disconnects harmlessly and your MacBook Air 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 lead is provided with the adapter for maximum lead length, while the AC wall adapter (also provided) gives you 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 only with MacBook Air featuring MagSafe 2 power port.

    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.

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    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Poor Product

      I've had Macs for over 30 years. By far, the most badly designed accessory for any Macbook or Mac Air or Mac Pro is the AC adapter. No matter how careful you ar I've had Macs for over 30 years. By far, the most badly designed accessory for any Macbook or Mac Air or Mac Pro is the AC adapter. No matter how careful you are, the adapter breaks and shorts out long before it should; it's the Achilles heel of Apple products. At this writing, my early 2014 Macbook Air is like new, but the AC adapter just shorted out. Please, Apple, there's no reason for this.

      • Written by Bob S from PHILADELPHIA

      941 of 962 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Poor Product

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Garbage

      On my third one in 3 years.

      • Written by Mark M from Louisville

      635 of 652 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Garbage

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Charger broke within 4 months

      After transporting my charger in my backpack, I was surprised to have found the cord to be frayed. Looks like a lot of people are having quality issues as well.

      • Written by Kendall C from Fremont

      622 of 630 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Charger broke within 4 months

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Great Charger! Good Quality Product!

      I've been using this kind of charger to change my MacBook Air and usually never have an issue with it. It charges great and being 45 watts is easier on the ener I've been using this kind of charger to change my MacBook Air and usually never have an issue with it. It charges great and being 45 watts is easier on the energy bills and doesn't blow a fuse. I have no idea why a lot of people are giving this great product a 1-star rating. Most of the 1-star ratings are from users misusing the charger or just not winding or storing it properly. Whenever I needed to replace a charger, it was my own fault when I didn't wind it properly or anything like that. Seriously guys, don't place the blame on Apple if you're misusing it or not taking proper care of it. My charger works great, and Apple worked extra hard making a quality product.

      • Written by Zachary K from Sioux City

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Great Charger! Good Quality Product!

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Owned for 2 1/2 yrs and no issues

      I own a MacBook Pro 2015 model and have never had any issues with fraying or over heating in all the years i have owned my computer...still have the original ch I own a MacBook Pro 2015 model and have never had any issues with fraying or over heating in all the years i have owned my computer...still have the original charger it came with and am very satisfied...i take good care of my cables and computer and have had no issues

      • Written by Runner L from Opelika

      4 of 4 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Owned for 2 1/2 yrs and no issues

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Third cable

      Mine only lasted a year before it completely fell apart and started severely fraying and looked like it wasn't safe to use anymore. I know I could take it into Mine only lasted a year before it completely fell apart and started severely fraying and looked like it wasn't safe to use anymore. I know I could take it into the genius bar and get a replacement, but I just don't have time to wait for one. There is no reason the quality should be so terrible, apple needs fix this!

      • Written by oceana M from London

      3 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Third cable

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