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Griffin Technology

BreakSafe Magnetic USB-C Power Cable

Mac / USB-C
Magnetic breakaway power cable for USB-C laptops
Protect Your Laptop
The BreakSafe Connector
The Apple® MagSafe® connector has saved literally millions of laptops from destruction caused by tripping over one's power cord. But with the introduction of USB-C on new MacBooks, this safety feature is absent. The BreakSafe patented quick-release magnetic connector plugs into your laptop's USB-C port and safely disconnects from the rest of the cable when under stress or strain, like tripping over the power cord. The streamlined magnetic connector is only 12.8 mm deep so you can leave it plugged into your laptop's USB-C port when not in use.
Designed to Protect Your Laptop
Because it is designed to carry power sufficient to charge your laptop's battery (up to 60 watts), BreakSafe incorporates four different safety features to protect you and your laptop from accidental or intentional misuse.
  • Visual: Visual markings on the connector housing show the user the correct way to attach the cable and connector.
  • Magnetic: Magnets only allow it to be connected the correct way, and ensure the cord's polarity is consistent with both the power supply and the device being powered.
  • Structural: BreakSafe has two small keys molded into its magnetic connector that physically prevent the magnets from engaging, and prevent the cable from connecting incorrectly.
  • Electrical: The central ground pin is the first conductive element to touch when joining the cable and connector. This ensures that any static electrical charges are dissipated before before the cable begins passing power from supply to device.
Charge with Confidence
Use BreakSafe with the USB-C power supply that came with your laptop. BreakSafe is rated up to 60 watts (20 volts @ 3 amps), and has been designed and tested to meet USB-C power standards. Please note that BreakSafe is for charging power only; data and video are not supported.

Product Specifications:

Griffin Technology Part Number

  • GC42251

Connectivity

  • USB-C

Power

  • Rated up to 60 watts (20 volts at 3 amps) power

Power Standard

  • Designed and tested to meet USB-C power standards

Cable Length

  • 6' (1.8m)

Weight

  • 0.13lb (0.06kg)

Warranty

Notes:
  1. Data and video are not supported.
  2. Compatible with Apple's MacBook (12") and other devices that charge via USB-C.
Manufacturer provided specifications for Griffin Technology p/n GC42251 UPC#: 685387430192

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This product is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (15-inch Touch Late 2016)
(October, 2016)
Model ID: MacBookPro13,3
2.6GHz, 2.7GHz, 2.9GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (13-inch Touch Late 2016)
(October, 2016)
Model ID: MacBookPro13,2
2.9GHz, 3.1GHz, 3.3GHz
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (13-inch Retina display Late 2016)
(October, 2016)
Model ID: MacBookPro13,1
2.0GHz, 2.4GHz
MacBook USB-C 12-inch Unibody
MacBook (12-inch Retina Display 2016)
(April, 2016)
Model ID: MacBook9,1
1.1GHz Core m3, 1.2GHz Core m5, 1.3GHz Core m7
MacBook SG 12-inch Unibody
MacBook (12-inch Retina Display 2015)
(April, 2015)
Model ID: MacBook8,1
1.1GHz Core M, 1.2GHz Core M, 1.3GHz Core M
PC Laptop
PC Laptops
Compatible with Windows/Chrome OS/Linux based PCs with USB Type-C ports. Will ONLY charge laptops which require up to 60W of power. All other functionality is still available even if the computer requires more than 60W and doesn't charge via the USB-C Dock.
Griffin Technology BreakSafe Magnetic USB-C Power Cable Mfr P/N: GC42251 MacSales.com SKU: GRIGC42251 Quick-release magnetic connector plugs into your laptop's USB-C port & safely disconnects from the rest of the cable when under stress or strain. Griffin Technology Lifetime Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day Only $39.99CyberSaver $32.88
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