How to charge your iPad 3 from a power outlet in Comoros

Using a USB 30-pin Apple connector and a 2 pinned Type C power charger to recharge the iPad 3 with a Comorian power outlet and recharging the iPad 3 using a 2 pinned Type E power plug.

Comorian power outlet

Various standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning to visit another country especially if you've never visited before. If you are planning a vacation to Comoros this page has useful instructions showing how to charge your iPad 3 using the standard Type E or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. Power supplies vary from country to country therefore please read our Wikiconnections global power supplies page where you'll find a complete list showing destinations. If you are travelling to Comoros from a different country ensure the iPad 3 can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overloading during charging. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 3.

Charging the iPad 3 in Comoros

Can the iPad 3 be used in Comoros?

You can use the iPad 3 in Comoros by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for the iPad 3 in Comoros?

When you are travelling with more than just your iPad 3 then the best international travel charger for Comoros is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. Comorians use two different types of plug sockets (types E and C) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your iPad 3 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these power adapters, and support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple power chargers for your trip to Comoros or using up additional wall sockets. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage and suitable for recharging your iPad 3 at an airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Comoros

The 4 port USB travel charger [8] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting 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 the US using type B plugs and 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 more 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Comoros.
What is the best power charger for the iPad 3 in Comoros?

Powering the iPad 3 with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using a USB 30-pin Apple connector and a 2 pinned Type C power charger to recharge the iPad 3 with a Comorian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your iPad 3 from the Comorian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], Apple will usually supply the USB cable when you purchase the iPad 3.
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by 2 round holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect 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 3. The iPad 3 dock connector is found at the base of the iPad 3.
  4. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPad 3 will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging and takes between one to four hours to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPad 3 with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering the iPad 3 with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using a USB 30-pin Apple connector and a 2 pinned Type E power charger to recharge the iPad 3 with a Comorian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPad 3 using the Comorian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], normally supplied with the iPad 3.
  2. Begin by plugging the Type E USB power adapter in the power supply. You can identify this power outlet by the two round holes 19mm adjacent to each other where the twin pins sit and one metal grounding pin protruding in the top forming a triangular pattern.
  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 3. The iPad 3 dock connector is found at the base of the iPad 3.
  4. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPad 3 will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging and takes between 60 to 240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPad 3 with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros - Comoros Wikipedia web 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 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters