Charging your iPad Air 2 from a power outlet in Uzbekistan

Using a USB Lightning connector with a two pin Europlug Type C power adapter to recharge your iPad Air 2 with an Uzbekistani power outlet and how to charge an iPad Air 2 using a Type I USB charger.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Different standards and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. This page has been specifically written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPad Air 2 when staying in Uzbekistan.The following instructions shows you how to charge your iPad Air 2 when staying in Uzbekistan using the standard I or C type Uzbekistani 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are visiting Uzbekistan from a different region please double check the iPad Air 2 can be charged using a 240v supply. If the iPad Air 2 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure your iPad Air 2 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 when powering up. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on an iPad Air 2.

Charging an iPad Air 2 in Uzbekistan

Can you use an iPad Air 2 in Uzbekistan?

You can connect an iPad Air 2 to an Uzbekistani power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for an iPad Air 2 in Uzbekistan?

When you are travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Uzbekistan is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different types of power outlets in Uzbekistan (I and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs. If your iPad Air 2 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters along with additional support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port charger will allow you to recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy seperate travel chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your iPad Air 2 at an airport or on a flight. 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 sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers with just a single wall outlet.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest searching for a multipurpose power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer - the power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Uzbekistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPad Air 2, but 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 necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Uzbekistan and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Uzbekistan using 3 pinned 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 America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Uzbekistan.
What is the best travel adapter for an iPad Air 2 in Uzbekistan?

Charging an iPad Air 2 from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using a USB Lightning connector with a two pin Europlug Type C power adapter to recharge your iPad Air 2 with an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. To charge your iPad Air 2 using the Uzbekistani power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple should normally supply this USB cable with the iPad Air 2.
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall supply (known as the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by the 2 holes adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple Lightning power cord into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on an iPad Air 2. The iPad Air 2 lightning connector can be found at the bottom of the iPad Air 2.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani 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 recharging which typically takes around 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
Charging an iPad Air 2 from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your iPad Air 2 from an Uzbekistani power outlet

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge your iPad Air 2 from an Uzbekistani power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple cable with a three pinned Type I power adapter.

  1. In order to power an iPad Air 2 from an Uzbekistani power outlet you will need to use a Type I USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple typically supply the cable when you buy your iPad Air 2).
  2. First insert the Type I USB power adapter into the power supply. The power supply, technically called a Type I power outlet [6], can be identified by the 3 thin slots for the live, neutral and ground blades.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on an iPad Air 2. The iPad Air 2 lightning connector is found at the bottom of the iPad Air 2.
  4. Switch on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPad will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is recharging, typically taking roughly one to four hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type I power charger for recharging your iPad Air 2 from an Uzbekistani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uzbekistan - Uzbekistani country Wiki 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/typeI.htm - Type I power outlet
  7. Type I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I 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