Power Adapter?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Griffey222, Oct 29, 2008.

  1. Griffey222 macrumors newbie

    Oct 29, 2008
    This may be a dumb question, but figured I would ask before blowing up my Air. I seem to have lost my plug tip the connects the brick into the wall recently. I still have the extended cord, so she can still be powered up. Question is, is there any capability issues with using the plug tip from a 60W or 85 W MagSafe adapter from an older Powerbook if it fits into the brick and is considered the same 2.5A 125V adapter...Thanks in advance for any help!
  2. nintendude macrumors 6502

    Jan 17, 2008
    All of the little heads are interchangeable between most apple products (Airport Express, iPod USB Charger (brick version), laptop power bricks) so it should work
  3. cherry su macrumors 65816

    cherry su

    Feb 28, 2008
    no there isn't, but you cannot use a MBA on a desk with a 60W or 85W charger.

  4. Griffey222 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 29, 2008
    I was referring to the part that plus into the wall, not the computer itself...
  5. yippy macrumors 68020


    Mar 14, 2004
    Chicago, IL
    On the wall side it is not a problem, they are all standard cords/plugs and I think that Apple even uses the same ones among all of their adapters.
  6. aristobrat macrumors G5

    Oct 14, 2005
    Yeah, I have about five of those 'wall-side tips' that I keep in a desk drawer. Two came from very old iPod power adapters, one is from a MB, one is from MBP, and one came from my Air. Never had a problem intermixing them.
  7. Griffey222 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 29, 2008
    Sweet. Thanks. Can you buy just that part anywhere?

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