MacBook :: Gets Really Hot Right By The Adapter?

Aug 30, 2009

I have an aluminum macbook. I've had it since April 09 and I absolutely love it. I purchased a 22" Dell external monitor that i am connecting via mini display to dvi adapter. I've just been using this for about three hours and I've noticed that my laptop is REALLY hot right by the adapter.

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MacBook Pro :: Mini DisplayPort To DVI Adapter With DVI To VGA Adapter?

Oct 15, 2008

Buying both the Mini DisplayPort to DVI adapter AND Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter is pretty expensive...

I was wondering if I purchase the Mini DisplayPort to DVI adapter, will I be able to use a simple DVI to VGA adapter to use it as a VGA adapter also???

I'm not sure if the Mini DisplayPort to DVI adapter only sends digital signal or digital & analog signal.

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Sep 27, 2010

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Oct 31, 2010

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Hmmm, how about the other way around (using a 45W power adapter on the 15"), I am thinking "no damage" just that it would take longer to re-charge?

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Jan 7, 2011

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Jan 21, 2008

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Jul 11, 2009

I'm trying to watch some movies with my family and I'm having problems.

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May 6, 2010

I had an extra 45w power adapter in my office; which I used to use with my Macbook Air. So today, I mated it to my new i7 MBP15 and was expecting it not to work because of insufficient power. But it seems to work just fine.

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Apr 9, 2012

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May 25, 2012

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Jul 4, 2012

I've recently purchased the Retina MacBook Pro and I wanted to get an Ethernet adapter for it. I was wondering whether it would be any quicker buying the official apple thunderbolt adaptor. Or would it be just as efficinet to buy a cheaper alternative on Amazon (one that uses USB).

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Sep 8, 2014

I have an older Powerbook Apple MacBook Pro Core Duo 2.16GHz 15" (2006) -  A1150 that has been working fine but all of a sudden today developed a problem where it will not start with the adapter plugged in, but will start fine on battery alone. However, once started, if the adapter is plugged in it immediately powers down. I suspected the adapter and tried a known good one and it has the same issue.

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Jan 10, 2011

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Oct 30, 2010

I need one that works in both windows and Apple, I've been searching all over and I can't find one that is guaranteed to work with both. I was wondering if anyone is using a usb to ethernet and if anyone can point me into the right direction.

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Dec 30, 2010

What cable and adapter I need to connect my macbook to TV? I think it's hdmi cable but don't know which adapter I need. Do I have a mini-display port? I don't know.

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Jan 11, 2011

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Feb 14, 2009

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Feb 15, 2009

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Jun 3, 2009

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MacBook :: External Monitor - Way To Get Adapter

Jul 20, 2009

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MacBook Air :: Generic USB To Ethernet Adapter?

Jul 20, 2009

Does anyone have any experience with a non-Apple USB to ethernet adapter on the Macbook Air? They be found on eBay for as little as 3 bucks, and I wonder if it'll be plug-and-play like the OEM adapter, which is $29.

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MacBook Pro :: Finding The Magnetic USB Adapter?

Aug 5, 2009

I've seen a video (although in German) of a magnetic USB adapter.

In the video, the girl plugs in a male USB piece into the car's radio and fits a female USB piece on the end of a USB Drive. They magnetically attached and the radio played music.

The magnetic pieces really reminded me of the MagSafe adapter.

Does anyone know where to find the magnetic USB adapter?

I want to use it to simplify docking my MacBook Pro so I only plug in the MagSafe and USB. I'll have input devices, USB sound card, external hard drive and my iPod plugged into the USB hub hidden under the desk.

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Sep 8, 2009

I'm going to University next September (hopefully), and I want to be able to play my PS3 on my Macbook display (instead of taking my massive TV).

And I'd also like to be able to connect my freeview box which is a RCA/Scart connection. My PS3 is also RCA/Scart.

So is there adapter of some sort which will let me do this?

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MacBook Pro :: 85W Power Adapter (Brick) For The 13″?

Dec 19, 2009

this might have been discussed before, but I just cannot find a threat about it: May I use my old 85W Brick of my older 15″ for the new unibody 13" Macbook Pro? The MacSafe Adapter certainly fits. But is ist safe to use it ?

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MacBook :: Old System Can Use Monoprice Adapter?

Jan 5, 2010

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Mar 13, 2010

I have a macbook that is not wireless n enabled. i know i could take apart the macbook and install a new airport card that is and that would work (and probably will one day soon) for the time being would a usb adapter work the same?

Also airport seems to drop its connection pretty frequently and doesn't like to work more than a few feet away from the docking station. I'm hoping it's because the airport card is old. Would an adapter fix this as well?

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Apr 10, 2010

Searching these forums and the web I found many variations of DVI and displayports, both mini and regular, but nothing that would actually fit. Is there an adapter for this?

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MacBook :: MagSafe Power Adapter ?

May 24, 2010

I have a Macbook that is nearly three years old, and I'm on my second power cord. The first time I had trouble, the casing had melted off right next to the MagSafe part that plugs into the computer. I got another, and now it seems it won't charge at all. There is no apparent physical damage. At first, I could do a little jiggery pokery and if I got it in just the right place, it would charge. It seems that now even that is gone. I'm wondering if: 1. There is some obvious fix that I am missing, or 2. Where I can get an affordable replacement. I realised this makes it sound as if my current cord is brand new, that is not the case. It is about a year old.

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