Keep these Apple gadgets away from pacemakers

Apple has now updated it document which lists Apple products that should be kept at a safe distance from medical devices, such as pacmakers and defibrillators, as it may cause magnetic interference, reports Macrumors.

The full list is as follows:

Airpods with charging case

  • Airpods and charging utin
  • Airpods and wireless charging case
  • Airpods Pro and wireless charging case
  • Airpods Max and Smart Case

Apple Watch and accessories

  • Apple Watch
  • Apple Watch band with magnets
  • Apple Watch magnetic charging accessories


Ipad and accessories

  • Ipad
  • Ipad Mini
  • Ipad Air
  • Ipad Pro
  • Ipad Smart Cover and Smart Folio
  • Ipad Smart Keyboard and Smart Keyboard Folio
  • Magic Keyboard for Ipad

Iphone and Macsafe accessories

  • Iphone 12 models
  • Magsafe accessories

Mac and accessories

  • Mac Mini
  • Mac Pro
  • Macbook Air
  • Macbook Pro
  • Imac
  • Apple Pro Display XDR


  • Beats Flex
  • Beats X
  • Powerbeats Pro
  • Urbeats3

According to the document, some other Apple products also contain magnets that are not believed to interfere with medical equipment.

Apple urges users to keep the above products at a safe distance of at least 16 cm, or 32 cm if the product is being charged wirelessly, from medical devices. For more specific guidelines, ask the company to talk to a doctor.

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