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  1. #1

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    May 15, 2007
    Wales, UK
    Black macbook 2.16ghz 2GB Ram 160GB hdd | 8Gb Ipod Nano
    From UK to Canada for a week...
    Im going to canada for a week and im going to be taking my macbook with me (british)

    Will i only need a uk:USA power adapter and will this work fine?

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    Nov 29, 2006
    Barrie, Ontario, Canada
    2.16 GHz Intel Imac Core 2 Duo//MacBook 1.83 Core 2 Duo//G5 Power Mac
    I am pretty sure I am right in saying that almost all plugs are the same in North America.

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    Feb 19, 2007
    15" MBP 2.2Ghz C2D 4GB RAM 120GB HDD
    I was in British Columbia last year and they have the same plugs as the USA.
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    Member Since
    Sep 29, 2007
    Surrey or Sheffield, UK.. or I might even be in Aarhus, Denmark
    iMac 24" (mid-2009 edition), 2.66Ghz, 4GB, 640GB HDD
    I'm pretty sure the question is more about the power than the plugs themselves.. ie... is there any need for a step-down?

    Or was it step-up. I can never remember ><

    But I don't know the answer

  5. #5

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    Mar 11, 2004
    I ran a web search for macbook voltage, and this was the first in the list:
    The MacBook or MacBook Pro both come with a battery and a variable-voltage (110V/240V) power adapter. Purchase the optional Apple World Travel Adapter Kit (sold separately) and power/charge your notebook from most electrical AC outlets worldwide.
    The voltage and plugs are the same throughout North America, so the "optional Apple World Travel Adapter Kit" probably is overkill (and probably expensive, though I didn't check). Only a plug adapter for North America is needed.

    There are two varieties of wall sockets and plugs two-prong and three-prong. Any three-prong includes a ground, or earth, connection. But a two-prong plug fits in a three-prong socket. Wall sockets, unless very old, are polarized plugs fit only one way.

  6. #6

    Member Since
    Oct 10, 2007
    Toronto, ON
    black macbook
    just so you know the voltage in north america is 110V.
    but pretty much all the adapters now work well with a range of 100-240V
    and the plug type is universal in us and canada.

  7. #7

    Member Since
    Oct 15, 2007
    The apple travel adapter kit really isn't too badly priced, if you ever plan on going anywhere else in the world it wouldn't hurt to have whatever adapter you would need there. Oh, and once more, Canada and the US is the same. Just for your peace of mind. I'm Canadian, and its 110V, at 60Hz, same as the US, and even Mexico I think.

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