Charging the iPad 4 when staying in Uzbekistan

Instructions showing how to charge your iPad 4 from an Uzbekistani power outlet with a USB Lightning connector and a Type C Europlug USB charger and recharging the iPad 4 using a Type I USB charger.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Different standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country especially if you've never visited before. This page was written to stop travellers having to worry if they'll be able to charge their iPad 4 when they are travelling to Uzbekistan.This page has useful instructions telling you exactly what you'll need to charge the iPad 4 when you're visiting Uzbekistan by using their standard types I or C 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are travelling to Uzbekistan from a different country please make sure your iPad 4 can accept a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v check the iPad 4 is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 4.

Charging the iPad 4 in Uzbekistan

Can the iPad 4 be used in Uzbekistan?

Yes, you can use the iPad 4 in Uzbekistan.

What is the best travel adapter for the iPad 4 in Uzbekistan?

When you are travelling with more than your iPad 4 and visiting multiple countries the best travel power adapter for Uzbekistan is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two different types of plug sockets in Uzbekistan (types I and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the plugs over. If your iPad 4 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of USB power adapters, plus compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port charger means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple travel chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. Only needing to bring a single travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage as well as being suitable for charging your iPad 4 at an airport or on the flight. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a flexible power adapter of this nature online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here 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 wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters come 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 converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 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 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 Uzbekistan.
What is the best travel adapter for the iPad 4 in Uzbekistan?

Powering the iPad 4 with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge your iPad 4 from an Uzbekistani power outlet with a USB Lightning connector and a Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. To power the iPad 4 using an Uzbekistani power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the cable is normally supplied with your device by Apple).
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. This ungrounded wall outlet is recognised by 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 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 situated at the base of the iPad 4.
  4. Switch on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of your tablet will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging and takes around 1 - 4 hours to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPad 4 with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging the iPad 4 from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Learn how to charge your iPad 4 from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a USB Lightning connector and a Type I USB adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your iPad 4 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 should usually include this cable when you buy the iPad 4).
  2. Firstly you'll need to plug the Type I USB power adapter into the power supply. This plug supply (known as the Type I power outlet [6]) can be identified by the 3 slots for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB Apple power cable into the USB mains adapter 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 Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that 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 and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
Charging the iPad 4 from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

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