How to charge your iPad 2 from a power outlet in Uzbekistan

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power the iPad 2 with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a USB 30-pin Apple connector and a two pinned Type C USB charger and powering the iPad 2 using a 3 pinned Type I power plug.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the iPad 2 in Uzbekistan. These instructions were specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPad 2 abroad.This page has instructions which shows exactly what you'll need to supply power to your iPad 2 when you are visiting Uzbekistan by using the standard I or C type 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Uzbekistan from a different country please ensure that the iPad 2 can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 2.

Charging the iPad 2 in Uzbekistan

Can the iPad 2 be used in Uzbekistan?

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

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPad 2 in Uzbekistan?

When travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Uzbekistan is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different standards of wall outlets that Uzbekistanis use (types I and C) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your iPad 2 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers and additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy individual travel adapters or occupying additional power outlets. Because you are only packing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter online. The power adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

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 2, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK 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 type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Uzbekistan.
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPad 2 in Uzbekistan?

Powering the iPad 2 with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using a 30 pin cable and a two pin Type C USB adapter to recharge your iPad 2 from an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPad 2 using an Uzbekistani power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - Apple should typically include the USB cable when you first purchase your iPad 2.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two circular holes adjacent to each other where the two pins sit.
  3. Then connect one end of the cable into the USB mains adapter 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. Switch on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPad 2 will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is powering up, typically taking roughly one-four hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPad 2 with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering the iPad 2 with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

Instructions on how to charge the iPad 2 with an Uzbekistani power outlet with a 30 pin Apple connector with a Type I power charger.

  1. If you want to power the iPad 2 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], Apple will typically include the USB cable when you first purchase your iPad 2.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type I USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by the 3 slots in a triangular pattern with the top two slots sloping upward for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 2. The iPad 2 dock connector can be found at the bottom of the iPad 2.
  4. Switch on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your tablet screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad 2 is recharging which typically takes around 60-240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPad 2 with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type J USB adapter

See also

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