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Hi guys,

I bought a macbook 5 months ago in Italy from the apple website and since i am going to study in England , i would like to know whether it is safe for my macbook to work there with the difference of voltage?

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I would recommend you pick up Apple's international adapter kit, which comes with different adapters for different locations.

http://store.apple.com/us/product/M8...er&mco=MTM2Nzg

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Yes, it's safe. Your MacBook is designed to operate on various voltages - from our 120V here in North America to the standard 220-240V found throughout Europe and the UK. You'll just need to make sure you have the correct adaptor for the AC mains.

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Yep, should be fine. Like chscaq said, the MacBook by itself is fine; the only problem is the AC voltage from the wall outlets may be incompatible with the power adapter. The International Kit should do it.
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Thanks everyone for your advice.. i guess i will by a simple adapter that will enter english sockets..

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Where are you going to study in England? We use 240 V 50 Hz over here, but as people have said as long as you get a plug adaptor for your power supply, you should be fine.
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Yep it'll be fine. The voltages are the same throughout Europe and the UK & Ireland. Just a different plug type, so if you just pick up a normal travel adaptor you'll be fine. I've travelled to europe loads with all my electronics and they all work no problem so it will work for you!
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