could a third-party macbook charger damage my laptop?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by dogboy122, Jul 14, 2012.

  1. dogboy122 macrumors member

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    i am currently using a third-party charger for my macbook because the old one shorted, it looks like it except it is bigger, i have the 2006 macbook model, could using this charger somehow damage my computer?:confused:
     
  2. mrsir2009 macrumors 604

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    I guess if it provided too much power it could blow something inside the power jack/logic board. I'd risk it though :)
     
  3. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    The Magsafe connector was never licensed to a third party. I wouldn't use it.
     

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