Chargung Macbook retina from car

  Chris Comber 12:36 10 Jun 2018


I’m looking for a device for charging my Macbook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2016) from my (UK) car. Is this possible - & if so what would be the recommended kit? I have searched high & low but can’t seem to get a definitive answer.

Many thanks


  Chris Comber 21:56 10 Jun 2018

Not sure if my previous message to through - but anyway, just to say thanks for the advice, much appreciated.



  Slaton951 05:58 23 Jul 2018

I purchased a "car kit" from Apple when I purchased my MBP. It includes a cigarette lighter power inverter that puts out 120W made by Kensington. Several times I've run a slide show all day off a parked Jeep with no problems. I camp a lot, and it's nice to take some tunes & movies sometimes. No TV reception in the mountains. mobdro

  Scott will 11:07 23 Jul 2018

Hello, i think that your macbook can be charged by a car, but you will need a 12v inverter to charge it.

  Chris Comber 20:54 23 Jul 2018

Thanks to everyone for their suggestions, following which I have now bought an inverter (this one: click here which works just fine.

Thanks again


  AndroidIN1 23:58 20 Aug 2018

Apple Car Kit incorporates a cigarette lighter power inverter that puts out 120W made by Kensington. A few times I've run a slide demonstrate throughout the vacation day a stopped Jeep without any issues. VPNPCWINDOWs

  bettydiaz 09:59 17 Oct 2018

Macintosh Car Kit joins a cigarette lighter power inverter that puts out 120W made by Kensington Hello, yet I surmise that your MacBook can be charged by an auto, yet you will require a 12v inverter to charge it.mobdro for pc

  wee eddie 11:30 17 Oct 2018

Awful lot of "First Time" posters here - I'll leave the decisions to FE

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