Apple 45W MagSafe Power Adapter for MacBook Air

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  • Overview

    The 45-Watt MagSafe Power Adapter for MacBook Air 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 up; 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 lead is provided with the adapter for maximum lead length, while the AC wall adapter (also provided) gives users an even easier and more compact way to travel.

    Redesigned specifically for MacBook Air, the adapter is the perfect travelling companion. It 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 with MagSafe 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.

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    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Very poor

      After *just* over a year (of course) the charger no longer works. How can the extortionate cost of a new one be justified? Shame on you, Apple

      • Written by Constantine D from London

      313 of 334 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Very poor

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Woeful

      Unsurprisingly, the 45W version is just as reliable as the others. Flimsy would be a generous adjective for this charger. It's actually quite dangerous how easi Unsurprisingly, the 45W version is just as reliable as the others. Flimsy would be a generous adjective for this charger. It's actually quite dangerous how easily this breaks and had I been a bit less careless, I could've had a nasty shock. I will not be giving Apple the satisfaction of getting an extortionate replacement from them when there are far cheaper alternatives.

      • Written by Richard F from Grantham

      268 of 291 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Woeful

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Absolutely terrible quality

      I have to agree with other reviewers. I need a new one only after one year. Why Apple has made chargers into a consumable? It is truly surprising how bad the qu I have to agree with other reviewers. I need a new one only after one year. Why Apple has made chargers into a consumable? It is truly surprising how bad the quality of this product is.

      • Written by Mia B from sale

      102 of 105 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Absolutely terrible quality

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Five chargers in seven years

      I'm writing this review with the last of my battery because my latest MagSafe charger stopped working this morning, and I cannot afford another £80. You already I'm writing this review with the last of my battery because my latest MagSafe charger stopped working this morning, and I cannot afford another £80. You already know the problem with these chargers: the power cable frays, bends and breaks at the point it enters the L connector, and there's nothing we can do about it because Apple don't care.

      • Written by Sean O from Sheffield

      6 of 6 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Five chargers in seven years

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      As expensive and enduring as a celebrity marriage.

      About to buy my third one of these in four years. Best kept in its own shock-proof, hermitically sealed, sentry-guarded, iron safe; certainly not built to withs About to buy my third one of these in four years. Best kept in its own shock-proof, hermitically sealed, sentry-guarded, iron safe; certainly not built to withstand life. Or movement.

      • Written by James L from Nottingham

      11 of 11 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?As expensive and enduring as a celebrity marriage.

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Weak point on joint led to small burn

      Cable has suffered a small burn near the inverter casing, which has melted the inner wiring and thus no longer works. Call to Apple Helpdesk and they told me th Cable has suffered a small burn near the inverter casing, which has melted the inner wiring and thus no longer works. Call to Apple Helpdesk and they told me this was a common occurrence but not one covered by warranty.

      • Written by Martin K from Reading

      16 of 16 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Weak point on joint led to small burn

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