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Dropped Macbook Pro charger in water


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Overnight, my charger to my Macbook, the end that goes into the computer, fell into a cup of water. It was in there for probably about 5-8 hours, while the other end was plugged in the wall. :-( It has been about 48 hours since, is it okay to attempt to plug in my computer now?
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I wouldn't try. If it doesn't fry itself, it'd fry your Macbook battery or something.
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I'd just go buy a new one... it is much better safe than sorry wtih a $1200 piece of machinery.

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if i would do anything is put it in a bag of rice for at least for a couple days then get a voltmeter to see if it giving the right power to your mbp.
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You know, it's just a magnet and four copper contacts. Once it's dried out it should be fine. Provided of course that it didn't short out in the water and burn up the transformer. If it did, then it would just be dead.
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Like couple posts above said, get a new one. Don't risk it.
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