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    2 Different iMac Power Cables

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    2 Different iMac Power Cables
    I have a late 2009 21.5" iMac and have two different power cables. One is made by Longwell, the other by Valex. Does anyone know which one actually came with the Mac and/or is one better than the other? Is there one I should be using?

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    2 Different iMac Power Cables

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    21.5" iMac, 500GB HD, 8GB RAM, 32GB iPhone 4S Black, 32GB iPod Touch
    No one who could check what it says on their plug? I'd greatly appreciate it...

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    2 Different iMac Power Cables

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    You can use any computer power cable at all with an iMac. Even the old ugly black one from the Dell you bought ten years ago. They are all interchangeable.

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    2 Different iMac Power Cables

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    21.5" iMac, 500GB HD, 8GB RAM, 32GB iPhone 4S Black, 32GB iPod Touch
    Thanks for the reply.

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    2 Different iMac Power Cables
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    To put your mind at rest, a new iMac comes with the white Longwell cable.
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

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    2 Different iMac Power Cables

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    21.5" iMac, 500GB HD, 8GB RAM, 32GB iPhone 4S Black, 32GB iPod Touch
    Thanks.

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