old MBP chargers compatible with new MBP's?

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  1. stainlessliquid macrumors 68000

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    Are the old magsafe chargers for the old matte MBP's the same as the chargers in the new MBP's?
     
  2. stainlessliquid thread starter macrumors 68000

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  3. Colonel Abitbol macrumors newbie

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    Check the power output, if it's the same then there is no problem.
     
  4. J the Ninja macrumors 68000

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    Any Magsafe on any Apple laptop is fine, Magsafe has only 1 pinout and voltage. The differences are all in connector form factor and current capacity of the charger. Considering those are the same too (straight connector, 85w) I'd say yes, it will work flawlessly.
     
  5. She macrumors member

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    should be ok. I used my husband's (2007 black) macbook magsafe adapter to charge my new MBP last night and it worked fine
     
  6. stainlessliquid thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Thanks, my work has an old titanium style MBP thats never used so I figured I could use the charger on that and keep mine at home.
     
  7. ddeadserious macrumors 6502a

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    Magsafe chargers are technically interchangable. I use an old 15" MBP(1st gen) charger, Macbook chargers, and my new MBP charger all at different times with all of my Macbook line computers in my house with no ill effects.
     
  8. uv23 macrumors 6502

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    I have also been mixing and matching between last gen 15" MBPs and my 13" MBP and it's fine.
     
  9. midgetsanchez macrumors regular

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    Should work fine. Worst comes to worst it bursts into flames.
     

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