New MBA 13" - Can I use 85W Magsafe 2 from rMBP

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by udflyer, Jun 25, 2013.

  1. udflyer
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    Jan 3, 2011
    I just picked up my custom MBA 13"(i7/8GB/256 GB)

    I have an extra magsafe 2 adapter (85W) at home for my work Mac.

    Is it safe to use on the new MBA ? (MBA came with 45W)

  2. B...
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    macrumors 68000


    Mar 7, 2013
    Yes but it will not charge any faster as it will only draw 45W.
  3. paulrbeers
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    macrumors 68040

    Dec 17, 2009
    You can use any larger MagSafe than the one that came with your Mac, but it isn't recommended to use a smaller MagSafe (ie it isn't recommend to use a 45w on a 15" MacBook Pro that came with an 85w)

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