• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    People need to take care of their stuff

    • Written by from Kingston

    I dont know what people are complaining about.. ive have my original magsafe charger since 2009 when i bought my computer. i dont know how people are destroying theirs.

    3 of 21 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    No problems

    • Written by from Missoula

    Three months on works perfectly. My old one lasted five years, and I see no reason this one won't. The only caveat is that, as a minor electronics geek, I have learned to care for cables that I can't afford to have break. All flexible cables have weak spots where they enter and exit other parts and components. I abandoned the fold-out hooks on my old adapter and this one too because of the angle where the cord exits the brick. Pulling the cord at ninety degrees to wrap it will make it fail sooner. I also never pull on the cord to release the MagSafe. Take simple precautions and this will last years.

    3 of 17 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    DO NOT MIX AND MATCH

    • Written by from Lafayette

    So first of all this is a battery charger we're reviewing, it should not have this many bad reviews it either works or it doesn't the rest of it is how well you take care of your things.

    One thing Apple won't tell you though is some parts are just not compatible with other parts just because Apple likes to upgrade things and end up overlooking what is not being mentioned. Chargers especially. If you have a MACBOOK and are using the MACBOOK PRO charger, this will drain the MACBOOK'S battery. If you are charging a MACBOOK PRO with a MACBOOK charger this will kill the charger. DO NOT MIX AND MATCH!

    These chargers are made specifically for that computer model, so next time you purchase a charger or battery make sure you look up the model number not just the style of your computer.

    0 of 9 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Never had a problem

    • Written by from Milwaukee

    I have owned two MacBooks both with the MagSafe Power Adapters and have never had a problem in over 6 years of constant use. I like the design and appreciate that when I am occasionally clumsy and trip over the cord that it just pops out and doesn't send my laptop to the floor.

    4 of 12 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Product

    • Written by from Mississauga

    I have had my aluminum Macbook since the late 2008 when it first came out. My original charger lasted me up until last week when it finally died after 5 years!I never had a problem with that charger and took really god care of it. I bought a new charger since my old one finally gave up on me due to the wear and tear around the "T" shaped area which connected to the computer. The new one has connected well and has been doing its job. People need to understand that Apple is a company meant for people of high class, aka for rich people. So if you're someone who has an issue buying a charger at $80, then maybe you should consider not purchasing an Apple product.

    1 of 23 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Magsafe "L"

    • Written by from GLASGOW

    Preferred design by far -- the most robust and sleek of the Magsafe power adaptors. Unhappy that new MacBooks have reverted to a "T" connector

    3 of 8 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Amazing power supply!

    • Written by from Bakersfield

    I really cannot for the life of me figure out why there are so many negative complaints about this power supply. I have owned Windows based laptops until buying a Macbook Pro and those all had clumsy, cheaply made power supplies with clunky connectors. I love the Apple MacSafe and it's forward thinking design. It is well crafted and expertly made. I can see it lasting many years. What I think is that people today do not take care of their gear and expect everything to withstand being thrown around, dropped and stepped on. Any electrical item will fail given that treatment. Apple makes the best, period!

    1 of 10 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    No problems here

    • Written by from Wetumpka

    I came on here wanting to buy a second one (to keep at work) and saw all the negative reviews. I switched from PC (before that was a Mac user until 2001), and my PC laptop power supply was much worse. I have lots of Apple devices and after two years my iPad power supply did fray, but I did mistreat it. It still works though.

    I think a power supply is not something you review if it works, you only come into complain about whatever horrible thing you did to it.

    0 of 7 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Works perfectly

    • Written by from Glendale

    Never had any problems with any of the magsafe chargers. Working perfectly, continues to do so.

    0 of 4 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple will REPLACE that!

    • Written by from Kittanning

    I was going to purchase a replacement for my frayed power cord, but the Apple Store sales person said that it was a covered item, and they replaced it for me for free. While I'm not happy that it frayed, the service is unparalleled! LOVE THEM!

    34 of 49 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    awesome

    • Written by from KING GEORGE

    i dont know why everyone is having so many problems i have had mine for 2 years now and its in great condition.
    keep up the good work apple

    8 of 30 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Good cable.

    • Written by from Boston

    I have no idea how the rating dropped to one and a half star. I bought mine 2010 an it is good as new. Howewer the old one that came with my mac did not have a L shape and the wires eventualy came sticking out on that one

    1 of 17 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Lasts and works great

    • Written by from Keller

    Still have the original that came with my 2010 MB Pro. It has survived countless times tripping on the cable and being yanked and being stomped and everything my 2-year old can throw at it. Whatever these others are experiencing is probably related to the electrical in their abode or abuse.

    4 of 26 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful

    • Written by from albany

    Love Apple. After 3 years of use and abuse my charger gave out. I was going to order a replacement on line and decided that I would go to the apple store just in case it was my computer. The guy checked it out and said it was the charger.
    He went and got a new one, tested it out to make sure that it worked.
    I asked him how much and he said "no worries, its on us".
    I have to say I felt a bit guilty, until I told a friend and they said this is standard practice with them.
    I have read a lot of negative reviews, but all I have ever had from Apple is the best of the best!

    12 of 29 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Lasted six years

    • Written by from Springfield

    I don't know what everyone else is doing with their power adapters that has them complaining about them. I have had my MacBook since 2007 and am just now replacing my power adapter for the first time. It's worked great for me. I use mine multiple times daily, plug it in, travel with it, roll it up and unroll it. Now it's having connection issues where it plugs into the body of the MacBook.

    3 of 17 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Working nicely for a year

    • Written by from Medellín

    I bought my MacBook Pro 13'' exactly a year ago and reading the bad reviews of this MagSafe I was concerned it was going to fail soon. Well, by using my laptop for 3-4 hours everyday since I bought it, I haven't had any issues with the MagSafe, the battery or any other part of my computer. Many say Apple products are overpriced, but for my own experience I have no reasons to hate them and many to love them. It's a delight to use my MBP and everything works as it I bought it yesterday. Hope things keep working like they are. I don't know if my MagSafe is going to stop working tomorrow, but as for today I can only rate it 5 stars with a year of use.

    4 of 15 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Amazing Long Lasting Adapter!!

    • Written by from Charleston

    What? WHAT? What is all this nonsense about these adapters breaking all the time? You people
    must be beating your adapters to heck! C'mon take care of your stuff... Anyway I have a sister in college has had the thing over 6 years now and is still works like new! Honestly I think people are just spamming this page with fake bad reviews, these things are very well made! Much better than any regular PC charger. Great long lasting Adapter!

    6 of 58 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great adapter even with its flaws

    • Written by from Leander

    This adapter is much improved over what I have used in the past on PC's, and is even an improvement over the old Apple connectors. With the newer "L" adapter (the only one you can buy now) make sure you have Snow Leopard or higher though. My wife's MacBook Pro from 2007 had crazy issues trying to get this to work until I updated her to 10.6.8 and now that she's on 10.7 we never have problems; I assume the charging issue is driver related. As for the cable fraying, that happens with all cables if you coil them up frequently; Be gentle and your mileage will probably be much better.

    4 of 10 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent product if you're responsible

    • Written by from Cedar Park

    These cables are great, with an excellent design. Some of the reviews state they break within 6-8 months, but my refresh has been more like 1 every 3 years. A lot can be said for being careful, and keep in mind these cables are covered UNDER WARRANTY and UNDER APPLECARE, so if you're complaining about having to buy one, the first one either paid itself off or its your own fault.
    The new "L" shape design is much improved over the "T" shape used previously and I love the safety benefit of the Magsafe plug itself. Take good care of it and you'll be fine.

    2 of 15 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    What are you talking about?

    • Written by from Vancouver

    I have 2 of these, my brother has 2 and my dad has 1 and in all of the 4 years we have owned our laptops none of them have broken. You guys are mistreating your appliances obviously.

    8 of 42 people found this useful