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post #1 of 104 (permalink) Old 09-08-2020, 16:23 Thread Starter
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Apple MacBook Pro 13.

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Before I commit myself to one of these I hope someone will answer my question.

One reason I would like one is to take it in the van, there are so many 12v chargers to choose from, can anyone recommend one to me please.



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Iīm not being flashy Ted, I donīt treat myself very often, in fact before the Navi I canīt remember anything until the desktop which was probably 4 years ago.

I was told if I needed something make sure its something that will last, this will last me out Iīm sure.
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Ideally you need to find someone who has managed to locate and test a charger with the macbook air 13".

I found this one but beware, there are a fair few cheeper ones on the market that in the small print are for the older machines.

https://www.power4laptops.co.uk/p/ap...B#.Xy_gYyhKi00

Not cheap but if it does the job safely. I wonder if its worth calling your local Apple store. I couldnt find one on the apple site though. I bet the official line is Apple dont support 12v chargers with their laptop products.

I would steer clear of inverters though unless its a pure sine wave type. However I guess if it blew up it would be under warranty.


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Ideally you need to find someone who has managed to locate and test a charger with the macbook air 13".

I found this one but beware, there are a fair few cheeper ones on the market that in the small print are for the older machines.

https://www.power4laptops.co.uk/p/ap...B#.Xy_gYyhKi00

Not cheap but if it does the job safely. I wonder if its worth calling your local Apple store. I couldnt find one on the apple site though. I bet the official line is Apple dont support 12v chargers with their laptop products.

I would steer clear of inverters though unless its a pure sine wave type. However I guess if it blew up it would be under warranty.
Iīm just about to put the same question elsewhere, where I know there are a few users (MacBook users that is)

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Not if he doesnīt use a MacBook in the van Ray (if he still has one, van that is)

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OK time to move on

At 4am I asked myself why do you need a MacBook when you have the Apple iMac and my answer was "I donīt"

I think it is the main computer for most people who have the MacBook or they are people who go away for months on end and need it for things I donīt need one for.

So for a third of the price, something that quite a few of you seem to have, an iPad. Is that better Ted, not so swanky

I will be asking questions today no doubt, nobody around here to consult, I donīt know who might be interested in such things and I am not going to drive 55km or more to a shop. So be warned.
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If it has a mains charger, why not just plug it into the inverter in the van, assuming you have an inverter of course, I'd imagine Hans would have fitted one.
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