Apple 45W MagSafe Power Adapter for MacBook Air

Apple 45W MagSafe Power Adapter for MacBook Air

$79.00

1.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 344 reviews

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Product Information

  • 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; 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.

    Redesigned specifically for MacBook Air, the adapter is the perfect traveling companion. It 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 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.

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (1.5 average)
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  • Works Fine - BUT PRICE IS RIDICULOUS

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    I've got a MacBook Air 13" (2011) that I feel is the finest travel computer for a businessman ever invented. I love this little w I've got a MacBook Air 13" (2011) that I feel is the finest travel computer for a businessman ever invented. I love this little workhorse. Also, the power adapter on mine works just fine ... no problems. Instead of unplugging every time I hit the road, I thought it would be a good idea to buy a spare for my computer bag. Wrong!

    $79.95? Is this someone's idea of a joke? Eighty bucks for a power adapter? Sure the cell phone manufacturers have run this scam for years, refusing to standardize on a plug configurations/power ratings so that the buyer is forced to buy yet another power adapter (I've got about twenty of them sitting in a drawer). But those pieces of junk are only $20 or $30. $80? For what?

    I've got AppleCare, so I'll just keep on plugging in and unplugging the one adapter I have until it dies, then you can replace it for free. Really, you folks at Apple build the coolest stuff on earth, but you do need to re-think your policy of over-charging for the small stuff.

    • Written by from PITTSFORD

    1051 of 1109 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Works Fine - BUT PRICE IS RIDICULOUS
  • 4 months old, already failing!

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I'm a new Apple person, love the MacBook Air! But the power supply is already intermittent. It is under warranty, but they will no I'm a new Apple person, love the MacBook Air! But the power supply is already intermittent. It is under warranty, but they will not pay me for the half-day I will spend going to the Apple store to get something that should last longer than the computer!

    • Written by from Dickson

    622 of 717 people found this useful

    Was this useful? 4 months old, already failing!
  • Afraid to Move My Computer

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    I have only had my MacBook Pro for about 2 months, and my power cable is starting to fail. I can't move my computer or the connect I have only had my MacBook Pro for about 2 months, and my power cable is starting to fail. I can't move my computer or the connection is broken between my power cable and my computer.

    • Written by from Portage

    604 of 706 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Afraid to Move My Computer
  • ...Seriously?

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I got my MacBook Air in December of 2013, and just 7 months later the charger is busted. Wiggling the cord around to get it into t I got my MacBook Air in December of 2013, and just 7 months later the charger is busted. Wiggling the cord around to get it into the right position has now failed, so I come to find a new one, and what do I see? 80 bucks for a new one? This is so ridiculous. I've gone through 3 charge cables for my iPod 5 over the past 2 years as well. The quality is terrible.

    • Written by from Calgary
    Was this useful? ...Seriously?
  • bad product

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    80 bucks is TOO much for a new one, specially that we need to buy a new one every while. It supposed to be more efficient, and tha 80 bucks is TOO much for a new one, specially that we need to buy a new one every while. It supposed to be more efficient, and that's the deference when i buy it from Apple store and other store.

    • Written by from cold spring

    2 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? bad product
  • Cord frays easily, stops working

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    If I could give this 0 stars I would. After a year and a half of use, the thin cord has frayed near the power supply and made the If I could give this 0 stars I would. After a year and a half of use, the thin cord has frayed near the power supply and made the unit non-functional. Poor design!

    • Written by from San Francisco

    2 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Cord frays easily, stops working

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