Power Adapters/Chargers for Apple MacBook Pro
Keep your laptop powered up for the day ahead with power adapters and chargers for Apple MacBook Pro.
Chargers and power adapters are vital pieces of equipment which will keep your MacBook Pro fully charged for whenever you need it, so you avoid the frustrating sudden shutdown. Apple has manufactured adapters and chargers specifically for its MacBook Pro models, but compatible equipment from other brands provide you with an alternative.
You can find AC chargers, DC power adapters and in-car chargers sold as new, refurbished by the manufacturer or the seller and used, meaning there is something to suit every budget.
Apple has produced power adapters in various wattages which are suitable for different models of the MacBook Pro. An 85w MagSafe power adapter with a ‘T' style connector is compatible with 15 and 17-inch MacBook Pros made in 2008 and 2009, and the 85w Magsafe ‘L' style is suitable to power 15-inch and 17-inch models made between 2010 and 2012.
A 60w MagSafe will power smaller models produced in 2006 to 2012. The MagSafe 2 is compatible with 15 and 13-inch MacBook Pros dated between 2012 and 2015, and the USB-C power adapter will charge the 2017 and 2016 models.
In-car chargers are useful for powering-up your MacBook Pro while you are on the move. These handy devices will plug into your car's 12v cigarette lighter socket enabling you to ensure you have enough power in your laptop as you travel between meetings, or on your daily commute.
Apple has produced a Magsafe and Magsafe 2 car charger, also known as the DC Adapter, which plugs into the socket and connects to your MacBook Pro via a magnetic connector. Other brands of car charger which you can expect to find, that are compatible with various MacBook Pros, include GPK and Belkin.