View Full Version : MBP Charger for MBA?

Jan 16, 2011, 12:34 PM
Simple question, can I use my MBP charger (85W) on my new MBA 11"?

My understanding is that using a high wattage is fine, as the charging circuit in the MBA will only draw as much power as it needs. However, you should not use a lower wattage charger. Is this true or am I talking rubbish?


Jan 16, 2011, 12:35 PM
Yes, you can use it.

Jan 16, 2011, 12:35 PM
The wattage is pretty irrelevant. Using higher is perfect as it only draws as much as it can. Using lower is fine as well but charging may take longer or if you're running something heavy, it may not get enough power.

Jan 16, 2011, 12:58 PM
Cool, thanks guys. :D