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Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

Voltage conversion on notebook


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I just bought a macbook air and Im planning on taking it with me to europe. I have bought the pin conversion adapters (so I can plug in the charger to the wall) but will I also need to buy a voltage converter?

I understand everywhere in europe runs on 220v/50 Hz, and in North america we run 110 V / 60 Hz? will this affect my battery if Im going to be using it over a six month period?

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I think you mean 220-240V.
All you need is the European plug adapter, as the charger supports both 110V and 220-240V.

You may also want a surge protector.
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I agree with 6string.
I bought my MBP in the U.S. and had used it overseas without a transformer for almost 3 years. Never had any problems.

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