[Noisebridge-discuss] MacBook power cord broken at transformer

Romy Snowyla romy at snowyla.com
Sun Sep 8 04:40:06 UTC 2013


It is so amazing that Noisebridge is taking control of products and truly owning what they own. This is true hacker spirit! 

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> On Sep 6, 2013, at 9:31 AM, Dan Cote <terminationshok at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> This happens all the time. It's a very common failure mode for these products. As such, I always bring them back to the apple store. Most of the time, they just go get another one. At the downtown SF location, they typically ask for the serial number of the macbook. It must match the adapter type. I've done this with computers that are 6 years old.
> 
>  You should show enthusiasm for apple for best results. They seem to enjoy helping people who "drink the kool aid." Get angry with them and you will not be helped. This is an above and beyond service they use for keeping loyal fans.
> 
> If your adapter is pre-magsafe, a fair amount of them end up in the hack shelves.
> 
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>> On Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 9:29 PM, Morgan. <morganw8-nb at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Hi List, 
>> 
>> I have an old friend with old MacBook.  His power cord is cracked and frayed near the transformer.  
>> Where can one find an inexpensive replacement?  Thanks. 
>> 
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