How to charge the iPad 2 from a power outlet in Comoros

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your iPad 2 from a Comorian power outlet with a USB 30 pin Apple connector and a two pinned Type C USB adapter and powering the iPad 2 using a 2 pinned Type E USB charger.

Comorian power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country if you've never visited before. This page has been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPad 2 abroad.If you are visiting Comoros this page contains useful instructions showing you how to supply power to your iPad 2 using their types E or C Comorian 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If travelling to Comoros from another country please make sure your iPad 2 can be used with a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the iPad 2 is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from over-heating during charging. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 2.

Charging the iPad 2 in Comoros

Can the iPad 2 be used in Comoros?

You can connect the iPad 2 to a Comorian power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for the iPad 2 in Comoros?

If travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Comoros to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of wall outlets in Comoros (E and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs. If your type of iPad 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters plus support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers on your trip to Comoros. Because you are only needing to bring a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling and convenient for charging your iPad 2 at an airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional wall outlet.

We recommend searching for a multipurpose power charger similar to this online, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Comoros

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 2, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover 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 portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Comoros.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Comoros.
What is the best travel charger for the iPad 2 in Comoros?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Comorian power outlet

Using a USB 30 pin Apple connector and a two pinned Type C USB adapter to recharge your iPad 2 from a Comorian power outlet.

  1. To power the iPad 2 from the Comorian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (normally supplied with the iPad 2 by Apple).
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 round holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the Apple 30 pin USB cord into the USB 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 Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your tablet screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is recharging and takes between 1-4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Comorian power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Comorian power outlet

Instructions on how to recharge your iPad 2 from a Comorian power outlet with a 30 pin Apple connector and a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to the iPad 2 from the Comorian power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (normally included with the iPad 2 by Apple).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type E USB power adapter in the Comorian power outlet. This round wall supply (called a CEE 7/7 plug) can be identified by two large round adjacent holes next to each other with a long metal grounding pin protruding in the top in a triangle shape.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the 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. Turn on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the iPad 2 will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is powering up, typically taking around 60-240 minutes to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Comorian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros - Wikipedia page about Comoros
  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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  7. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E 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