How to charge the iPad Air 2 in Seychelles

Using the Lightning Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter to charge an iPad Air 2 from a Seychellois power outlet.

Seychellois power outlet

Various voltages and sockets can all be confusing when planning to travel to a different country to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used in the world this guide shows exactly what to pick up in advance to charge your iPad Air 2 in Seychelles. This page has been specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPad Air 2 when abroad.This guide shows how to power the iPad Air 2 when staying in Seychelles by using a 240 volt 50Hz G Type power outlet, the Seychellois will use 13 amp plugs for power outlets. When travelling anywhere you'll find that most power supplies change from country to country so please read the Wiki Connections global power connections page for a full list showing charging devices in different destinations. If travelling to Seychelles from another region double check your iPad Air 2 can be used with a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure that the iPad Air 2 is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating when charging it. These instructions assume that you've downloaded Apple iOS 7 or greater on an iPad Air 2.

Charging an iPad Air 2 in Seychelles

Can the iPad Air 2 be used in Seychelles?

You can connect an iPad Air 2 to a Seychellois power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for an iPad Air 2 in Seychelles?

If travelling with more than your iPad Air 2 then the best travel charger for Seychelles is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your iPad Air 2 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters plus support for certain power demanding devices.

Having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when you return home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Seychelles

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power grids. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental 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 best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Seychelles using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs and gives practically the same set of features as 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 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 Seychelles.
What is the best travel adapter for an iPad Air 2 in Seychelles?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPad Air 2 from a Seychellois power outlet

The WikiConnections page on how to power your iPad Air 2 from a Seychellois power outlet by using a USB Lightning Apple connector and a Type G power adapter.

  1. To supply power to an iPad Air 2 using a Seychellois power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple should usually supply this cable with your iPad Air 2.
  2. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it into the Seychellois power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 3 slots with plastic shutters forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the power cable into the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on an iPad Air 2. The iPad Air 2 lightning connector is situated at the bottom of the iPad Air 2.
  4. Turn on the Seychellois power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPad Air 2 will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad Air 2 is recharging which typically takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to fully recharge.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPad Air 2 from a Seychellois power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seychelles - wikipedia entry about Seychelles
  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/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters