Apple 60W MagSafe Power Adapter (for MacBook and 13-inch MacBook Pro)

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  • Overview

    The 60 Watt MagSafe Power Adapter features a magnetic DC connector that ensures your power cable will disconnect if it experiences undue strain and 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 will light; an amber light lets you know that your portable 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 users 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 and 13-inch MacBook Pro.

    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

      Power adaptors do not last

      Apple needs to rethink the design of the Magsafe power adaptors. I have bought replacement Magsafe Power adaptors in the past because they don't always last. S Apple needs to rethink the design of the Magsafe power adaptors. I have bought replacement Magsafe Power adaptors in the past because they don't always last. Sometimes 1-2 years but this recent one only lasted 3 months. At $80 per adaptor this is ridiculous. Read online, many consumers have had the same issues.

      • Written by Gary H from Boca Raton

      8266 of 8608 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Power adaptors do not last

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Dear Apple

      I want to love you. I really, really do. You're making it difficult though. I couldn't blame you when my old, T-style power adapter broke after a couple yea I want to love you. I really, really do. You're making it difficult though. I couldn't blame you when my old, T-style power adapter broke after a couple years. I was even excited when I saw the sleek, new, redesigned L-style. However, that one broke too- but this time, it was after only about two months. I tried not to take it out on you, and figured that maybe I got the one bad one in the batch, or that maybe I had been too rough with it. But here I am, typing away, pausing occasionally to wiggle the cord in order to get it to work again- for a few seconds at least. Yes, thats right, my SECOND L-style magsafe has broken, also after only a couple months. Finally, I'm realizing that it's not me, it's YOU. And you just don't seem to realize that. I called Apple support only to be told that there are "no known issues" with the L-style magsafe adapter. Oh really? Dearest apple, do you ever read the reviews your products receive? Obviously there is a known issue, and its that this product simply doesn't work if you use it for more than a month! I've enjoyed your sleek design and better usability, but honestly, I think I'm leaving you. For a PC.

      • Written by Anna S from Sierra Vista

      4268 of 4454 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Dear Apple

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      New and Better than the Old MagSafe

      I own the white 13" 2008 Macbook, and to answer your questions (if any), yes, it works with it. As for the MagSafe itself, it feels differently built (for the b I own the white 13" 2008 Macbook, and to answer your questions (if any), yes, it works with it. As for the MagSafe itself, it feels differently built (for the better), it doesn't nearly get as hot as the old MagSafe did (incredibly this one stays very cool, even on extended periods of time, although that could be because it's new.) Lastly, the actual connector is pretty innovative, feels much sturdier and less prone to fire/breaking/separation issues. It also wraps around a better/more effective contour. All in all, for $79 compared to $99, and the benefits i've named, it's a much better buy than the previous MagSafe (still overpriced, apple)

      • Written by Nico A from markham

      2449 of 3975 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?New and Better than the Old MagSafe

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Worst laptop charger ever made. Extremely fragile.

      I've gone through 6 of these. They will either break at the base of the brick or at the tip where it plugs to the macbook. I've tried everything from wrapping a I've gone through 6 of these. They will either break at the base of the brick or at the tip where it plugs to the macbook. I've tried everything from wrapping a ballpoint pen spring around the tip, wrapped the wire around the hooks on the brick. NOTHING WORKs. Poor design. Laptop PC chargers are far more sturdier. If you're going to make something this cheap, don't charge an arm and a leg to replace it. I'm glad there are aftermarket parts to these cheap chargers. Seriously, rethink your design.

      • Written by Jo P from Stevenson ranch

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Worst laptop charger ever made. Extremely fragile.

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Have had 2 of 3 stop working

      I've had 2 of the 3 adapters I've purchased randomly stop working. My original quit a year ago and I purchased two more. One of those has now died. I compared i I've had 2 of the 3 adapters I've purchased randomly stop working. My original quit a year ago and I purchased two more. One of those has now died. I compared it to the one that's working--they look exactly the same still, so I can't tell why one would work and one wouldn't.

      • Written by Evelyn S from Portland

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Have had 2 of 3 stop working

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Power Cord Poor Quality

      Bought the power cord last year to replace the one that came in with the computer originally. Now, buying a new one to replace the one that I bought last year. Bought the power cord last year to replace the one that came in with the computer originally. Now, buying a new one to replace the one that I bought last year. The plastic cover and wires break and crack easily especially where you connect it to the connection.

      • Written by Lymy Beth T from Roseburg

      3 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Power Cord Poor Quality