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 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 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.

    If you are running an earlier version of OS X, you can enter your serial number here to find out which model you have.

  • Mac Models

    • MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015 - 2017)
    • MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2015)
  • 1.5 Average
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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

      1367 of 1405 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Poor Product

    • 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

      913 of 932 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Charger broke within 4 months

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Garbage

      On my third one in 3 years.

      • Written by Mark M from Louisville

      909 of 937 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Garbage

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Utter Garbage

      This charger is 100% garbage. I've bought 2 original Apple chargers for my Air and each last for as little as 2-3 months even though they have been treated wi This charger is 100% garbage. I've bought 2 original Apple chargers for my Air and each last for as little as 2-3 months even though they have been treated with care. The product does not deserve the star it has been given but this system does not allow me to give it Zero. . This is pure garbage and Apple should replace them with a normal working one. .

      • Written by Nicoline J from Høvik

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Utter Garbage

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Apple Knows Exactly What They're Doing

      One star is generous. For years, Apple has continued to charge more and more for their products without really making improvements. The quality of this charger One star is generous. For years, Apple has continued to charge more and more for their products without really making improvements. The quality of this charger is absolutely no different. $79 for a laptop charger when the same thing is sold on Amazon for $15? Give me a break. This is just absolutely ridiculous. Officially switching over to Samsung - BYE.

      • Written by Grace R from Escondido

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Apple Knows Exactly What They're Doing

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Amazing

      This charger is amazing. I recently bought a 2012 MacBook Air from eBay and the charger has been used for years and it works perfectly for my convenience. It is This charger is amazing. I recently bought a 2012 MacBook Air from eBay and the charger has been used for years and it works perfectly for my convenience. It is also magnet so when someone trips the cord my laptop doesn't fall with it. Thank you apple.

      • Written by Sebastian R from Orlando

      0 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Amazing

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