Apple MagSafe Power Adapters exist in different wattage and models. If your macbook power adapter is lost or it is broken, or you need a additional magsafe power adapter at home or office or travelling, how to choose a right magsafe charger for your macbook? The following information is a easy guide for you.
1. Right Power Wattage
MagSafe / MagSafe 2 Power adapters for Apple notebooks are available in 45W, 60W, and 85W varieties. You should use the appropriate wattage power adapter for your Apple notebook. You can use a compatible higher wattage adapter without issue, but it won't make your computer charge faster or operate differently. Lower wattage adapters will not provide enough power.
2. Right Connector Type
MagSafe & MagSafe 2 have different connector size, you have to choose the right one.
3. Right Connector Style
Apple have two types of Magsafe connect style: T-Tip & L-Tip ; Just choose the right one.
4. Quick check list
MagSafe 45W L-Tip For Macbook air 11 13 model Before 2012
MagSafe 60W T-Tip For MacBook 13 model before 2009 MacBook Pro 13 2009 only
MagSafe 60W L-Tip For MacBook 13 2009-2010 MacBook Pro 13 2010-2012
MagSafe 85W T-Tip For All macbook pro 15 17 before 2010
MagSafe 85W L-Tip For Macbook pro 15 17 2010-2012
MagSafe 2 45W T-Tip For Macbook Air 11 13 model after 2012 (include)
MagSafe 2 60W T-Tip For All MacBook Pro 13” Retina 2012-2015
MagSafe 2_85W T-Tip MacBook Pro 15 Retina 2012-2015
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