Charging the iPad Mini 2 when visiting Mauritania

Simple instructions showing you how to power the iPad Mini 2 from a Mauritanian power outlet with the Apple USB Lightning connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter.

Mauritanian power outlet

Complicated combinations of voltages and sockets can often be daunting when planning on travelling to a foreign country, especially if you've never been there before. If visiting Mauritania these instructions show powering the iPad Mini 2 by using their standard 220 volt 50Hz C Type Mauritanian plug outlet, the Mauritanians will use a Europlug for wall outlets. You'll discover power sockets change depending on which country you are visiting therefore please read the travel power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Mauritania from a different country please check that your iPad Mini 2 can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your iPad Mini 2 is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating during charging. If you're planning to visit a destination such as Nouakchott read the Mauritanian country wikipedia page [1] for further details. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad Mini 2.

Charging the iPad Mini 2 in Mauritania

Can you use the iPad Mini 2 in Mauritania?

Yes, you can connect the iPad Mini 2 to a Mauritanian power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPad Mini 2 in Mauritania?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your iPad Mini 2 then the best international travel adapter for Mauritania is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of iPad Mini 2 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to buy individual power adapters for your Mauritanian trip or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power charger online; the power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Mauritania

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Mauritania 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 best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Mauritania.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Mauritania.
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPad Mini 2 in Mauritania?

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

Using the Apple Lightning connector with a Europlug Type C power charger to recharge your iPad Mini 2 with a Mauritanian power outlet.

  1. To charge the iPad Mini 2 from a Mauritanian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - this USB cable is typically supplied with your iPad Mini 2.
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can identify this power supply by the two adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Apple USB charging cord into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector is situated at the base of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Turn on the Mauritanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the tablet will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad Mini 2 is powering up and takes around one to four hours to fully recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPad Mini 2 with a Mauritanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

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