Charging the iPad 4 in Tajikistan

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your iPad 4 from a Tajikistani power outlet by using a Lightning Apple cable with a double pin Europlug Type C power charger and how to charge the iPad 4 using a two pinned Type F power adapter.

Tajikistani power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of region codes and plug types can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country if you've never been there before. This page has been specifically written to prevent people needing to worry if they can charge their iPad 4 when they're abroad.The following step-by-step instructions shows what you'll need to power the iPad 4 when you're visiting Tajikistan using their standard types F or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When visiting Tajikistan from another country check the iPad 4 can be charged using a 240v supply. If your iPad 4 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check your iPad 4 is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating whilst powering it up. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 4.

Charging the iPad 4 in Tajikistan

Can you use the iPad 4 in Tajikistan?

Yes, you can connect the iPad 4 to a Tajikistani power outlet.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPad 4 in Tajikistan?

When travelling with more than your iPad 4 then the best travel adapter for Tajikistan to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of power outlets in Tajikistan (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world just by changing the plugs over. If your iPad 4 is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of power adapters, and compatibility with more power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel chargers this means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack individual travel chargers for your trip to Tajikistan or using up additional wall outlets. Because you are only packing a single travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling and on hand for charging your iPad 4 at the airport or on a flight. Because of their flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without using up an additional power outlet.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying an adaptable travel adapter similar to this online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Tajikistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPad 4, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 compact power converter for travellers originating from America going to Tajikistan using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Tajikistan.
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPad 4 in Tajikistan?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPad 4 from a Tajikistani power outlet

Using a Lightning Apple cable with a two pin Type C Europlug power charger to recharge the iPad 4 from a Tajikistani power outlet.

  1. To power the iPad 4 using a Tajikistani power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the USB cable is usually included with the iPad 4).
  2. Plug the Type C USB power adapter in the power supply. The power supply is recognised by two adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the Lightning charging cord into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad 4. The iPad 4 lightning connector is found at the bottom of the iPad 4.
  4. Switch on the Tajikistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the iPad 4 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is recharging which should take around 1 - 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPad 4 from a Tajikistani power outlet

Powering the iPad 4 with a Tajikistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using a USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type F Schuko USB charger to power the iPad 4 with a Tajikistani power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPad 4 from the Tajikistani power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple should typically include this cable when you buy the iPad 4.
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter into the Tajikistani power outlet. This circular plug outlet, also called the Schuko plug, can be recognised by two 4.8mm adjacent holes next to each other, plus a pair of metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one end of the Lightning charging cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad 4. The iPad 4 lightning connector can be found at the bottom of the iPad 4.
  4. Turn on the Tajikistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your iPad 4 will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is recharging and takes roughly one-four hours to fully recharge.
Powering the iPad 4 with a Tajikistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tajikistan - Tajikistan Wikipedia web page
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1595/en_US/ipad_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 Lightning cable - The Apple Lightning cable is a charging and syncing cable for more recent Apple devices and connects compatible iPhones and iPads to a USB port
  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