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  • How to Choose the Right Macbook Charger

    The MacBook is one of the most popular laptops in the computer world and also very popular in United States. They are sleek in design and ultra powerful in performance as well as very efficient in power consumption. If your macbook power adapter is broken or it is lost, or you need a additional magsafe charger when you are traveling. How to choose the right macbook charger?It is very easy to select the right Macbook charger,confirming the right power ratings as well as right connector types.

    How to Locate the Connector Type?

    There are two different connector types for the Apple MacBook: the Magsafe connector and the Magsafe 2 connector. The main difference is the appearance between the two, in that the Magsafe 2 connector has a thinner connecting piece. The choices are either the Magsafe or Magsafe 2. Any MacBook that was made from mid 2012 onward uses the newer Magsafe 2 connector.

    Magsafe plug

    How to Locate the Power Rating?

    To find the right charger for Macbook ,there are three kinds of power rating Macbook power adapter in the market,45 watt, 60 watt, or 85 watt. It should be noted that higher wattage chargers can be used on the lower wattage laptops, but not vice versa.For example,If you have mac laptops that have used all three wattages. you could buy the 85w ones as my back up. Why? Because the 85w will work on any laptop, but the 45 and 60 will not. Further, the cost difference between the 45w, 60w and 85w is virtually nothing so you might as well “go big” and never worry if you have the right adapter for the right laptop.You can also find the Power Rating details on your orignal macbook charger and get the same Power Rating as your origanl macbook charger .

    apple power adapter

    About MagSafe 2 Power Adapters

    Computers that use the 85W MagSafe 2 Adapter

    Computers that use the 60W MagSafe 2 Adapter

    Computers that use the 45W MagSafe 2 Adapter

    About MagSafe “L” and “T” shaped adapters

    Computers that use the 85W MagSafe Adapter

    85W MagSafe power adapter with “T” style connector

    85W MagSafe power adapter with “L” style connector

    Computers that use the 60W MagSafe Adapter

    60W MagSafe power adapter with “T” style connector

    60W MagSafe power adapter with “L” style connector

    Computers that use the 45W MagSafe Adapter

    45W MagSafe power adapter with “T” style connector

    45W MagSafe power adapter with “L” style connector

     

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