My Mag safe adapter stops working

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by vjicecool, Dec 16, 2015.

  1. vjicecool macrumors 6502

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    Jul 16, 2010
    #1
    hey folks

    i have 2012 13inch MBA and for some reason it stopped working. i have dropped or damaged the adapter. i was the only person using it.

    any suggestion on how to repair it or fix it?
     
  2. nebo1ss macrumors 68030

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    Jun 2, 2010
    #2
    Get a new one. I went through three of these on my macbook pro 2009 before I replaced it.
     
  3. cerberusss macrumors 6502a

    cerberusss

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    The Netherlands
    #3
    Unless you're interested in electronics, and have a soldering iron and what have you, don't attempt it.

    The charger contains a big cap and there's up to 400 volts on those pins. I got shocked by it once, and it wasn't fun. Note that was while disconnected from mains :) so careful with this stuff.
     

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