Charging your iPad from a power outlet in Israel

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge your iPad from an Israeli power outlet by using a USB 30 pin cable and a Type C power adapter, recharging the iPad using a Type H power adapter and charging the iPad using a three pin Type M power charger

Israeli power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and plug types can often cause confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. These instructions have been written to help assist travellers wanting to charge the iPad abroad.If you're visiting Israel the following useful instructions show how to charge the iPad by using the Type M, C or H Israeli 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, most Israelis will normally use Type M plugs in their power outlets. When visiting Israel from another country make sure the iPad can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check your iPad is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. This page details the original iPad first generation, visit the Apple category page for the latest range of Apple iPads. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 5 or greater on the iPad.

Charging the iPad in Israel

Can you use the iPad in Israel?

You can connect the iPad to an Israeli power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPad in Israel?

If you are travelling with more than just your iPad and visiting multiple countries the best travel charger for Israel is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. There are three types of power outlets in Israel (M, C and H) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs over. If your iPad supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters plus additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack seperate travel chargers or occupying additional power sockets. Only needing to bring a single USB travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your iPad at the airport or on a plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for an adaptable power adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer; the power adapter illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Israel

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Israel using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Israel.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPad in Israel?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad from an Israeli power outlet

Using a 30-pin connector with a 2 pin Type C USB charger to recharge the iPad from an Israeli power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPad from the Israeli power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple typically supply the USB cable with the iPad.
  2. Firstly you'll need to plug the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by two adjacent holes where the twin pins go.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad. The iPad dock connector is found at the base of the iPad.
  4. Turn on the Israeli power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of the iPad screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is powering up which takes between one to four hours to fully recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad from an Israeli power outlet

Powering the iPad with an Israeli power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge your iPad from an Israeli power outlet with a 30 pin cable and a Type H USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPad using an Israeli power outlet you'll need to buy a Type H USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple typically supply the USB cable with the iPad).
  2. Begin by inserting the Type H USB power adapter into the Israeli power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the three thin slots pointing inward forming a triangle shape. More modern type H power supplies also have rounded holes in the middle of each slot to allow for the round pinned Type C plugs which are compatible with almost 140 other countries.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple 30 pin USB cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad. The iPad dock connector can be found at the bottom of the iPad.
  4. Switch on the Israeli power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of your tablet will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is recharging which should take around 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
Powering the iPad with an Israeli power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Powering the iPad with an Israeli power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge the iPad from an Israeli power outlet by using a USB 30 pin Apple cable and a Type M power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to your iPad from an Israeli power outlet you'll need to use a Type M USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (the cable is normally supplied with your device by Apple).
  2. Start by plugging the Type M USB power adapter into the Israeli power outlet. This wall outlet, technically called the Type M power outlet [8], can be identified by the 3 round holes in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad. The iPad dock connector is found at the bottom of the iPad.
  4. Switch on the Israeli power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the tablet will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging and takes around 1 - 4 hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPad with an Israeli power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type M USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel - Wikipedia web page about Israel
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1632/en_US/ipad_ios5_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/typeH.htm - Type H power outlet
  7. Type H USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type H mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  9. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet
  10. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters