MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter

MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter

$9.99

2.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 117 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

    752 of 974 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

    329 of 380 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

    269 of 333 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Great way to extend the life of existing adapters
  • mine works and does exactly as advertised

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    I was a bit hesitant to use this after reading all the negative reviews, however, mine worked fine right out of the box and contin I was a bit hesitant to use this after reading all the negative reviews, however, mine worked fine right out of the box and continues to work. Granted, the negative reviews are saying they peter out at around 5 months, but I'm well over three months in to using my first one and it works just fine. Sometimes it needs a bit of wiggling to get the light to green, but away it goes. Perhaps it should be noted that I use this charger at my desk at work, so it doesn't get jostled around at all and is only used a few hours a day, a few days a week.

    • Written by from Lawrence
    Was this useful? mine works and does exactly as advertised
  • No Problems, only solves them

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Does exactly what it's made for. I have used the adapter for three months with no problems. It does get slightly hot, but only s Does exactly what it's made for. I have used the adapter for three months with no problems. It does get slightly hot, but only slightly. Magnet is as strong as the Magsafe 2, but that wasn't as good as the original. It allows me to switch between two Mac Book Pros (2009 and 2014) with one power cable. Would like if they made an adapter that works from Magsafe2 to Magsafe. I would recommend.

    • Written by from Cincinnati
    Was this useful? No Problems, only solves them
  • Useless and Faulty

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I have bought several of these in order to extend the life and functionality of several of my old MS1 Power Adapters ... and in or I have bought several of these in order to extend the life and functionality of several of my old MS1 Power Adapters ... and in order to contribute to a greener planet by not discarding the completely useful old Adapters.
    Unfortunately I'll have to buy a 3rd one soon, because they are complete pieces of garbage. The 1st Converter stopped working after a week and may work 1% of the time if properly nudged around. I've met several people with the same but less severe issue. The 2nd Converter works about half of the time, but again, needs nudging.

    • Written by from STAMFORD

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Useless and Faulty

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