MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter

MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter

A$11.99

2.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 89 reviews

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Product Information

  • The MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter allows you to use the MagSafe connector on your LED Cinema Display, Thunderbolt Display, or MagSafe Power Adapter to charge your MagSafe 2-equipped Mac computer.

  • What's in the Box?

    • Apple MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter
  • System Requirements

    Compatibility

    • 24-inch Apple LED Cinema Display
    • 27-inch Apple LED Cinema Display
    • Apple Thunderbolt Display
    • Apple 45W MagSafe Power Adapter
    • Apple 85W MagSafe Power Adapter
    • MacBook Pro with Retina display
    • MacBook Air with MagSafe 2 power port

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (2.5 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Good, but What about MS2 to MS1?

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    This does what its supposed to I also need MS2 to MS1. I routinely carry around 2 macbooks we need the other way around also...

    • Written by from Fremont

    564 of 721 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Good, but What about MS2 to MS1?
  • Works but easily detached

    3.0 out of 5 stars

    The converter works as advertised. It lets me use an existing power supply with my new MacBook Pro Retina.

    The converter's m The converter works as advertised. It lets me use an existing power supply with my new MacBook Pro Retina.

    The converter's magnet attaches to the power supply's old MagSafe connector very effectively. The magnetic connection between the converter and the MacBook isn't as strong. The problem is that the old MagSafe adapter and the converter is now long enough that leverage makes it very easy to disconnect from the MacBook. This is very annoying, especially if you hold the MacBook in your lap while using it.

    • Written by from Garner

    258 of 294 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Works but easily detached
  • Great way to extend the life of existing adapters

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    Does what it claims to. Small and unobtrusive, works great with the Thunderbolt display. I'd rather be able to swap cords, but th Does what it claims to. Small and unobtrusive, works great with the Thunderbolt display. I'd rather be able to swap cords, but this is better than replacing the monitor!

    As for the other reviewer complaining about having to replace his existing adaptors - that doesn't make sense. His existing adaptors work with his older machines, and with this they now work with his new machine. The only potential problem is if he is planning on a new location with only the new power adaptor... Inconvenient, sure - but hardly forced to buy a bunch of new stuff to replace his existing.

    • Written by from Manassas

    215 of 264 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Great way to extend the life of existing adapters
  • Doesn't charge consistently

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Sometimes it takes considerable fiddling to get my laptop to charge while plugged in. I use this product while at a desk, so I don Sometimes it takes considerable fiddling to get my laptop to charge while plugged in. I use this product while at a desk, so I don't have "falling out" issues. I do, however, disconnect the laptop 2 or more times throughout the day and each time I have to worry about the battery recharging.

    • Written by from Munhall
    Was this useful? Doesn't charge consistently
  • Terrible product

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    After about 6 months, both MagSafe2 to MagSafe converters stopped charging my MacbookProRetina reliably. You have to tweak and wig After about 6 months, both MagSafe2 to MagSafe converters stopped charging my MacbookProRetina reliably. You have to tweak and wiggle and adjust it to get it to start charging. Forget about charging it on your lap. This only works on a flat desktop where once you get the angle just right, it will charge fine. Until you bump it slightly.

    And just to be clear, I have tried this with a stack of different power adapters (which all work fine on my older Macbook), and with two different converters, so it isn't the adapter, but the converter design.

    And the MBP charges fine 100% of the time with the MagSafe2 adapter that came with the Macbook. So I don't think it is dirt on the Macbook itself. It is either the lame $20 converter, or a very finicky connection on the Macbook that doesn't like the converter.

    • Written by
    Was this useful? Terrible product
  • doesn't work

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    It worked fine for a couple of months, but now it won't charge the battery -- same problem as a lot of people where it will mainta It worked fine for a couple of months, but now it won't charge the battery -- same problem as a lot of people where it will maintain power, but not charge. I also have connection problems, like many others, where moving it around will make it disconnect.

    • Written by from Mississauga
    Was this useful? doesn't work

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