Charging the iPad in Uzbekistan

Using the Apple 30-pin cable and a two pinned Type C power charger to charge the iPad from an Uzbekistani power outlet and how to power the iPad using a three pinned Type I power plug.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Different frequencies and region codes can often cause confusion when planning to visit another country, especially to the first time traveller. These guidelines were specifically written to stop people having to worry if they'll be able to power their iPad when they're abroad.If you're travelling to Uzbekistan this page contains useful instructions showing you how to power your iPad by using the I or C type Uzbekistani 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When travelling to Uzbekistan from another country double check the iPad can be charged using a 240v supply. If your iPad came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the iPad is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from over-heating during charging. 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 have installed Apple iOS 5 or greater on the iPad.

Charging the iPad in Uzbekistan

Can you use the iPad in Uzbekistan?

Yes, you can connect the iPad to an Uzbekistani power outlet.

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

If travelling to multiple countries and bringing more than just your iPad the best international travel charger for Uzbekistan is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Uzbekistanis use two different standards of wall outlets (I and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied plugs. If your model of iPad is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster 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 recharge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple travel chargers. By only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers and using only a single power outlet.

If you travel regularly 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 foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Uzbekistan

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, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North 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 option for travellers originating from America visiting Uzbekistan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Uzbekistan.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPad in Uzbekistan?

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

Using the Apple 30-pin cable and a two pinned Type C power charger to charge the iPad from an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. To charge the iPad using an Uzbekistani power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple should typically include the cable with the iPad.
  2. First plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the Uzbekistani power outlet. This plug outlet is recognised by two holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of 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 Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the iPad screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is charging, typically taking roughly one-four hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad from an Uzbekistani power outlet

How to use a Type J power charger for charging your iPad from an Uzbekistani power outlet

Learn how to charge your iPad from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using an Apple USB 30-pin connector and a Type I power adapter.

  1. To power the iPad using an Uzbekistani power outlet you'll need to use a Type I USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - the cable is typically supplied with the device.
  2. First plug in the Type I USB power adapter into the Uzbekistani power outlet. This wall outlet (technically known as a Type I power outlet [6]) can be recognised by the 3 slots forming a triangle configuration with a single vertical pin at the bottom and the top two slots sloping upward for the live, neutral and ground.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad. The iPad dock connector can be found at the base of the iPad.
  4. Switch on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the tablet screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is powering up which takes between 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type J power charger for charging your iPad from an Uzbekistani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uzbekistan - Uzbekistani page on Wikipedia.org
  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/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