What is this thing on the power adapter?

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  1. iluvifone, Jan 9, 2012
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    iluvifone macrumors 6502

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    I purchased my macbook today, and noticed this odd thing on the cable. What is its purpose?

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  2. appleguy123 macrumors 603

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    It holds the wire in place when you roll or fold it in on itself.
     
  3. SuperCachetes macrumors 6502a

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    Dunno, maybe you could upload some bigger pictures so we can get a better look? :D

    It's a clip that will attach to the same cord after it's wound, securing it. Try it.
     
  4. balamw Moderator

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    Note: The power adapter also has fold-out "ears" that can be used to wrap the cord around it neatly...

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  6. BreakGuy macrumors 6502a

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    That's the incorrect way to wrap your power cable. Doing it like that will result in this:
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    A loop should be made before the wrapping commences;
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  7. NZed macrumors 65816

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    well yea the picture is wrong and i never do that. but the guide is right :cool:
     
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