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mag safe adapter for macbook pro 15 inch mid 2009 model

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is it safe to  use a 60 watts mag safe adapter for my macbook pro 15 inch mid 2009 model. i went to istore to have a battery replacement and they advice me to change my 60 watts mag safe to 85 watts because it is not compatible.....

MacBook Pro, macbook pro 15 inch mid 2009 model
  • shldr2thewheel Level 7 Level 7 (25,335 points)

    use the 85w charger.

     

    "Power adapters for Intel-based Apple notebooks are available in 45W, 60W, and 85W varieties. Although you should always use the proper wattage adapter for your Apple notebook, you can use an adapter of a higher wattage without issue.

    For instance If you have a MacBook (13-inch Late 2009) that normally uses a 60W adapter, you can also use an 85W adapter with that computer. You would not use a 45W adapter with that computer; it would not provide enough power for that MacBook. "

     

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2346

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