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Damaged MacBook power adapter cables are a chronic problem and Middlebury College has already spent thousands of dollars this fiscal year replacing them ($80 each). This damage is caused by tightly wrapping the cord around the adapter. This is not how the cord is meant to be wrapped and will eventually damage the cord as shown above, causing severe inconvenience for you and unnecessary spending for the college to replace them. Please help LIS to not have to replace your adapter due to mis-wrapped cords!
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Damaged MacBook power adapters are a chronic problem and Middlebury College has already spent thousands of dollars this fiscal year replacing them ($80 each). This damage is caused by tightly wrapping the cord around the adapter, which eventually ruins the cord as shown above, causing severe inconvenience for you and unnecessary spending for the College. Please help LIS – and yourself – by learning the simple trick to adapter longevity.
  
To properly wrap the cord, leave a little loop where it enters the adapter in order to prevent the stress that causes it to break. See below:
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To properly wrap the cord, leave a little loop where it enters the adapter in order to prevent the stress that causes it to break. It's that easy! See below:
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:31, 24 February 2014

Don't let this happen to you!

Damaged MacBook power adapters are a chronic problem and Middlebury College has already spent thousands of dollars this fiscal year replacing them ($80 each). This damage is caused by tightly wrapping the cord around the adapter, which eventually ruins the cord as shown above, causing severe inconvenience for you and unnecessary spending for the College. Please help LIS – and yourself – by learning the simple trick to adapter longevity.

To properly wrap the cord, leave a little loop where it enters the adapter in order to prevent the stress that causes it to break. It's that easy! See below:

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