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Donavan 06-14-2010 11:26 AM

MagSafe Charger: Faint Green Light
 
Hey everyone.

I have a MacBook, since April 2009.

Recently, however, when I tried to connect it to an external power source, the charger showed a faint green light instead of the amber/green. However, my MacBook claims that it is not connected to a charger, and oddly, it is charging.

Battery Information:

Model Information:
Serial Number: SMP-bq20z951-3a78-11e6
Manufacturer: SMP
Device name: bq20z951
Pack Lot Code: 0000
PCB Lot Code: 0000
Firmware Version: 002a
Hardware Revision: 000a
Cell Revision: 0100
Charge Information:
Charge remaining (mAh): 464
Fully charged: No
Charging: No
Full charge capacity (mAh): 3812
Health Information:
Cycle count: 664
Condition: Good
Battery Installed: Yes
Amperage (mA): 89
Voltage (mV): 11144

System Power Settings:

AC Power:
System Sleep Timer (Minutes): 15
Disk Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
Display Sleep Timer (Minutes): 3
Automatic Restart On Power Loss: No
Wake On AC Change: No
Wake On Clamshell Open: Yes
Wake On LAN: Yes
Display Sleep Uses Dim: Yes
Battery Power:
System Sleep Timer (Minutes): 5
Disk Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
Display Sleep Timer (Minutes): 1
Wake On AC Change: No
Wake On Clamshell Open: Yes
Display Sleep Uses Dim: Yes
Reduce Brightness: Yes

Hardware Configuration:

UPS Installed: No

AC Charger Information:

Connected: No
Charging: No

All help would be appreciated. :)

thomas998 06-14-2010 03:24 PM

I've had that happen before... usually it was just because the mag wasn't connected real well. I think for me its because I have a plastic case on my macbook pro so it doesn't always get a real good connection.

devoult 06-14-2010 06:59 PM

usually yes it's either because of the adapter not connected all the way or the light is simply going out or the power adapter isn't supplying enough power. is the computer charging alright?

Donavan 06-14-2010 07:13 PM

Right now I am plugging it. The light is still a faint green. In 4 hours, however, the % bar moved only like 4. From 13% to 17.


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