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Old Mar 20, 2013, 03:32 PM   #1
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MagSafe Adapter Key Ring Connects MagSafe Converter to Keys




Apple's Retina MacBook Pro and MacBook Airs from 2012 on incorporate the thinner MagSafe 2 power port, requiring the use of a small MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter in order to use the computers with older power adapters.

The MagSafe Adapter Key Ring is designed to prevent the loss of the MagSafe Converter by connecting it to a set of keys. Printed from stainless steel, the Key Ring attaches to the Converter using its internal magnet. We asked the creator, Jonathan Bobrow, about the strength of the magnetic hold:
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It holds very well. I have been wearing it on my exposed keychain (carabiner) around NYC through crowds and subways and have not had an issue. The magnet is shockingly strong and really relies on the torque of the cable to get loose (i.e if you pull the cable straight, you can still knock your laptop to the ground).
The MagSafe Adapter Key Ring is available from Shapeways and is priced at $15.00.

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Old Mar 20, 2013, 03:34 PM   #2
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Amazing.. I literally was just saying to myself yesterday "I wish Apple put a hole in this so I could attach it to something and not lose it!"
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 03:37 PM   #3
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Was thinking about doing this for the Digital AV Adapter (whilst also making the Digital AV Adapter shorter).
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 03:49 PM   #4
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Nice idea. I'll pass on the carabiner though - probably not much call for mountain climbing equipment in NYC.
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 03:53 PM   #5
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Amazing.. I literally was just saying to myself yesterday "I wish Apple put a hole in this so I could attach it to something and not lose it!"
And there was me thinking that leaving it connected to the MagSafe 2 was all that was necessary...

...Nope, still thinking that.
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 03:54 PM   #6
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Are they nuts!?? I lose my keys more than anything else! Why don't they just attach it to my virginity!
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 03:54 PM   #7
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I wouldn't want any set of keys near my MacBook.
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 03:55 PM   #8
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Are they nuts!?? I lose my keys more than anything else! Why don't they just attach it to my virginity!
You need a carabiner. Now I wish I had one.
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 03:55 PM   #9
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Are they nuts!?? I lose my keys more than anything else! Why don't they just attach it to my virginity!

lolwut?
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 03:55 PM   #10
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And there was me thinking that leaving it connected to the MagSafe 2 was all that was necessary...

...Nope, still thinking that.
Maybe when multiple people/multiple computers use the same cord such as myself... Quit thinking, you'll hurt yourself!
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 04:03 PM   #11
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I use this same concept with my lightning to 30-pin adapter. Using this keychain.
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 04:06 PM   #12
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the photographer made sure everything looked high end on that key-chain (ie the kingston dts stick)
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 04:38 PM   #13
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Are they nuts!?? I lose my keys more than anything else! Why don't they just attach it to my virginity!
Post of the day.
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Amazing.. I literally was just saying to myself yesterday "I wish Apple put a hole in this so I could attach it to something and not lose it!"
I was thinking the same thing--I usually put it on the end of a USB cord or something though
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Why don't they just attach it to my virginity!
Thanks I actually chuckled at that.
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 06:08 PM   #16
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Are they nuts!?? I lose my keys more than anything else! Why don't they just attach it to my virginity!
They should have found a attractive way to put it on our iPhones. We never lose our phones, right?
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 06:22 PM   #17
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Great idea. One for my shopping list!
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 06:24 PM   #18
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the photographer made sure everything looked high end on that key-chain (ie the kingston dts stick)
Kingston DTS Stick high-end? I use Ironkey 16GB USB cost $329 Military Secured!!!
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Kingston DTS Stick high-end? I use Ironkey 16GB USB cost $329 Military Secured!!!
design-wise

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Old Mar 20, 2013, 06:36 PM   #20
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Sounds like a good way to destroy your credit cards.
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Kingston DTS Stick high-end? I use Ironkey 16GB USB cost $329 Military Secured!!!
So you paid $310 for encryption software?
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 09:53 PM   #22
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They should have found a attractive way to put it on our iPhones. We never lose our phones, right?
It's not quite the iPhone, but I suppose the "loop" is good for something!
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So you paid $310 for encryption software?
I am pretty confident it is hardware encrypted lol.

http://www.ironkey.com/en-US/secure-...nterprise.html
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Old Mar 21, 2013, 12:11 AM   #24
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How has no one said anything about the price? It's cool, but definitely not $15 cool.
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Old Mar 21, 2013, 02:31 AM   #25
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$15 is fine... I've already lost 2 converters. I'm always accepting of anyone who calls me an idiot for losing 2, but man they are tiiiiny
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