Charging the iPad 2 from a power outlet in Tajikistan

Simple instructions showing you how to power the iPad 2 from a Tajikistani power outlet using a 30-pin Apple connector with a Type C USB adapter and powering the iPad 2 using a 2 pin Type F power charger.

Tajikistani power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in a different country, especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPad 2 when staying in Tajikistan.This page contains instructions telling you how to charge your iPad 2 when travelling to Tajikistan using the Type F or C Tajikistani 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are visiting Tajikistan from another country make sure the iPad 2 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your iPad 2 came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your iPad 2 is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overloading whilst powering it up. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 2.

Charging the iPad 2 in Tajikistan

Can you use the iPad 2 in Tajikistan?

You can use the iPad 2 in Tajikistan.

What is the best power adapter for the iPad 2 in Tajikistan?

When you are travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than your iPad 2 the best international travel adapter for Tajikistan is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two standards of wall outlets that Tajikistanis use (types F and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your iPad 2 supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these types of power adapters along with support for more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power chargers or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel often we suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Tajikistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Tajikistan and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Tajikistan using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 5 USB charging ports. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, D,E/F, G, H, I, L and N making it ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Tajikistan.
What is the best power adapter for the iPad 2 in Tajikistan?

Charging the iPad 2 from a Tajikistani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using the Apple USB 30-pin cable and a 2 pin Type C power charger to charge your iPad 2 with a Tajikistani power outlet.

  1. To charge the iPad 2 from the Tajikistani power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], typically already included with the device by Apple.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall outlet is identified by the 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the mains USB charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 2. The iPad 2 dock connector can be found at the base of the iPad 2.
  4. Turn on the Tajikistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the tablet will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is charging, typically taking between 1 to 4 hours to recharge.
Charging the iPad 2 from a Tajikistani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering the iPad 2 with a Tajikistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using the Apple USB 30 pin connector and a 2 pin Type F power charger to charge your iPad 2 with a Tajikistani power outlet.

  1. To power your iPad 2 using the Tajikistani power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple should typically include this USB cable with the iPad 2).
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it in the Tajikistani power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two large round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral, plus two thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 2. The iPad 2 dock connector is found at the base of the iPad 2.
  4. Turn on the Tajikistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the tablet will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad 2 is charging which takes between one-four hours to recharge.
Powering the iPad 2 with a Tajikistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tajikistan - Tajikistani Wikipedia web page
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1683/en_US/ipad_ios7_user_guide.pdf - Official iPad user guide
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  8. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters