Charging your iPad 2 from a power outlet in Liberia

Instructions showing how to recharge your iPad 2 with a Liberian power outlet with the 30-pin Apple connector with a three pin Type B power charger, how to power the iPad 2 using a Type A power adapter and charging the iPad 2 using a two pinned Type C power charger

Liberian power outlet

Complicated combinations of voltages and region codes can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country if you've never visited before. This page was written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your iPad 2 when you're in travelling to Liberia.If travelling to Liberia these useful instructions show how to power your iPad 2 by using their types B, A,C, E or F 240 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Liberia from another region ensure the iPad 2 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check the iPad 2 is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 2.

Charging the iPad 2 in Liberia

Can you use the iPad 2 in Liberia?

You can connect the iPad 2 to a Liberian power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

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

When travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Liberia is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are five different types of plug sockets in Liberia (B, A,C, E and F) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for both types A and C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the included plugs over. If your iPad 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters along with additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to buy multiple power adapters on your trip. Only packing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your iPad 2 at an airport or on a flight. Due to their versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend buying this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer, the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Liberia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPad 2, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental 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 Liberia using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 Liberia. [14] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for the iPad 2 in Liberia?

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Liberian power outlet

Using a 30 pin connector and a Type A USB charger to power the iPad 2 from a Liberian power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPad 2 from a Liberian power outlet you will need to use a Type A USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple will normally supply the USB cable with the iPad 2).
  2. Plug in the Type A USB power adapter into the power supply. The wall outlet, technically called the Type A power outlet [3], can be identified by the 2 adjacent slots.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 2. The iPad 2 dock connector is found at the bottom of the iPad 2.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the tablet will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging and takes around one-four hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Liberian power outlet

Charging the iPad 2 from a Liberian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using a 30 pin connector and a Type B USB charger to recharge the iPad 2 from a Liberian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your iPad 2 from a Liberian power outlet you'll need to use a Type B USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - usually included with the device.
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type B USB power adapter in the power supply. The power supply, technically known as a Type B power outlet [6], is identified by the two slots adjacent to each other with a single semicircular shaped hole below for the longer grounded pin.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 2. The iPad 2 dock connector is found at the bottom of the iPad 2.
  4. Switch on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the tablet will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is recharging which typically takes around 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
Charging the iPad 2 from a Liberian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

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

Using the USB 30 pin Apple cable and a Type C power adapter to recharge your iPad 2 with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad 2 using the Liberian power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (usually included with the device).
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Liberian power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the two circular adjacent holes for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the cord into the bottom of the power 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. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of the iPad 2 screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad 2 is powering up taking between 1 to 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Liberian power outlet

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

Using a USB 30 pin cable and a Type E USB adapter to power the iPad 2 with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPad 2 from the Liberian power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (this USB cable is typically supplied with the device by Apple).
  2. Plug the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise this wall outlet by two large round adjacent holes where the twin pins go along with one long metal earth pin protruding from the top to form a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 2. The iPad 2 dock connector is found at the bottom of the iPad 2.
  4. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the iPad screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is powering up and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Liberian power outlet

Powering the iPad 2 with a Liberian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using a USB 30 pin Apple cable and a Type F power adapter to power your iPad 2 with a Liberian power outlet.

  1. To power the iPad 2 using the Liberian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [13] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], Apple typically supply the USB cable with the iPad 2.
  2. Start by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the Liberian power outlet. This circular power supply can be recognised by the two circular holes 19 mm next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit and a pair of two metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of 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. Turn on the Liberian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of the iPad screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is powering up and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPad 2 with a Liberian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Liberian Wikipedia page
  2. Apple - official iPad user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  4. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, between $5 to $10 USD (around £1 GBP / under C$30).
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, estimated cost around $5 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  6. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  7. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, priced between $5 to $10 USD (around £20 GBP / under C$20).
  8. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  9. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, costing between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).
  10. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  11. Type E USB power adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on Type E USB chargers which are placed 19mm apart and may include a hole for an earthing pin, estimated cost under $15 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  12. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  13. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, estimated price between $10 to $15 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$20).
  14. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costs between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).