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

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

$79.00

1.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 2058 reviews

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Product Information

  • 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.

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (1.5 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Power adaptors do not last

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple needs to rethink the design of the Magsafe power adaptors. I have bought replacement Magsafe Power adaptors in the past beca 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 from Boca Raton

    6176 of 6465 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Power adaptors do not last
  • Dear Apple

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    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 ad 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 from Sierra Vista

    2267 of 2382 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Dear Apple
  • New and Better than the Old MagSafe

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    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 feel 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 from markham

    2129 of 3251 people found this useful

    Was this useful? New and Better than the Old MagSafe
  • Has been pretty sturdy...

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    The cord from the adapter to the MagSafe connector is beginning to fray. I've had it for four years. It has taken lots of abuse bu The cord from the adapter to the MagSafe connector is beginning to fray. I've had it for four years. It has taken lots of abuse but has held up pretty well.

    • Written by from Medford
    Was this useful? Has been pretty sturdy...
  • Bought my last one

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    The other reviews are very similar to my experience. When my last one split the plastic cord casing at the connector, I patched it The other reviews are very similar to my experience. When my last one split the plastic cord casing at the connector, I patched it with electrical tape until I can afford a new one ($80? seriously?). It started to smoke and charred the connector on the laptop side.

    The Genius Bar told me the laptop is okay, but I need to buy a new adapter. They wouldn't replace it because it's just over a year old. No more. I've had enough, Apple. I will NOT keep buying this overpriced junk.

    • Written by from Minneapolis

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Bought my last one
  • Bummer! Already need to replace

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Lasted about a year and a half; the cord is still working but totally worn through with exposed wires. I am not rough with my stuf Lasted about a year and a half; the cord is still working but totally worn through with exposed wires. I am not rough with my stuff and super bummed I have to go buy another cord. I'm really sick of Apple's proprietorial design direction with their power cords... aside from how wasteful it is that they change their cords almost as fast as they upgrade their devices/ computers, their cords are made terribly, so the replacement is high... Horrible for the environment and loading up our landfills.

    • Written by from san Francisco

    3 of 3 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Bummer! Already need to replace

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