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I have the following Apple MacBook Pro Power adapter:

60W MagSafe PV85 Ouptput 16.5v--3.65A ADP-60AD T

Model No. A1344

Instead of buying a Power Adapter, is it ok to buy an Extension power cord (Found this on eBay)?

Will I be still be able to charge my MacBook with this?

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Power adapter and cable

The extension cord is the part on the right. One came with your power adapter, and it goes between the adapter and the wall. A new one would work fine with your current power adapter but won't do anything by itself.

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I don't think i got a extension cord free with my macbook. So what you say is that there is no point in buying an extension cord, because i will not be able to charge my MacBook –  sharon Hwk Oct 3 '12 at 15:41
    
It sounds like the problem is that the MagSafe connector at the top-left of that photo is damaged. No, the extension won't help. –  gabedwrds Oct 3 '12 at 15:48
    
Can i replace the MagSafe connector (5 Pin part) with another ? Is there any other cheap replacement device (when compared with the Power Adapter) i could use to charge my Machine ? –  sharon Hwk Oct 3 '12 at 15:50
    
No, sorry. You'll need a new power adapter. –  gabedwrds Oct 3 '12 at 15:55
    
Thanks, In my power adapter it says A1344 as its part number, but can i use any of the following part numbers A1172, A1181, A1184, MA538LL/A, 661-0443, 661-4269, 661-4485, 661-4259, 661-4339 –  sharon Hwk Oct 3 '12 at 16:01
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If you just change the head of the adapter there's no reason you couldn't charge your MBP.

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How can i change it ? It is fixed right. Sorry i am new to this –  sharon Hwk Oct 3 '12 at 15:38
    
No the head is a removable part of the adapter and you can replace it with the power cord. –  Matthieu Riegler Oct 3 '12 at 15:39
    
Could you show me an image of the head (which you are talking about ?). the problem i have is that the 5 pin part has got corroded. Can i replace this ? Help –  sharon Hwk Oct 3 '12 at 15:42
    
ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41WmEIwOtgL._SL500_AA300_.jpg Here the head is removed. –  Matthieu Riegler Oct 3 '12 at 15:44
    
The MagSafe end (the 5-pin part) is firmly attached to the power adapter and not replaceable. –  gabedwrds Oct 3 '12 at 15:46
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