Boeing's Connexion announcement

Roland Dobbins rdobbins at
Sun Oct 15 17:06:21 UTC 2006

On Oct 15, 2006, at 9:15 AM, Bill Woodcock wrote:

> Uh, Apple laptops plug into EmPower without transformers.

Not the new MacBooks and MacBook Pros - Apple changed the connector,  
and so far have apparently refused to license it to third parties,  
nor have they come out with an airline power adaptor of their own.

So, on the rare occasions I find DC in-flight power available, I use  
an AC inverter with the airline power adaptor and then plug my  
MacBook's AC adaptor into that.  As others have indicated, AC is in  
fact available on Lufthansa in business class and higher.

Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at> // 408.527.6376 voice

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