How to charge the iPad 4 from a power outlet in Kazakhstan

Instructions on how to charge the iPad 4 from a Kazakhstani power outlet with a Lightning cable and a double pin Type C Europlug USB charger and powering the iPad 4 using a double pin Type F Schuko USB plug.

Kazakhstani power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on travelling to a different country especially if you've never been there before. These guidelines were specifically written to stop visitors worrying if they can charge their iPad 4 abroad.When you're visiting Kazakhstan these instructions show how to power the iPad 4 using their standard types F or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Kazakhstan from another country check your iPad 4 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 4.

Charging the iPad 4 in Kazakhstan

Can the iPad 4 be used in Kazakhstan?

You can use the iPad 4 in Kazakhstan by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPad 4 in Kazakhstan?

If travelling to more than one country the best international travel charger for Kazakhstan is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two types of power outlets in Kazakhstan (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the included plugs. If your model of iPad 4 supports Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of power chargers, along with support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers this means you can power multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional power outlets. Because you are only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Kazakhstan

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 4, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting regions with unstable power grids. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Kazakhstan.
  • 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 offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half 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 Kazakhstan.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPad 4 in Kazakhstan?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad 4 from a Kazakhstani power outlet

Instructions on how to charge the iPad 4 from a Kazakhstani power outlet with a Lightning cable and a double pin Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. To power the iPad 4 from a Kazakhstani power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - this cable is normally included with the iPad 4.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The power supply, also known as the Type C power outlet [3], can be identified by two round holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the charging cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad 4. The iPad 4 lightning connector is found at the bottom of the iPad 4.
  4. Turn on the Kazakhstani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your tablet will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is powering up, typically taking roughly 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad 4 from a Kazakhstani power outlet

Charging the iPad 4 from a Kazakhstani power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Learn how to charge the iPad 4 from a Kazakhstani power outlet with a USB Lightning cable with a double pin Type F Schuko USB charger.

  1. In order to power the iPad 4 using the Kazakhstani power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (usually already included with your device by Apple).
  2. Firstly plug the Type F USB power adapter in the Kazakhstani power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral and two thin grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect one end of the charging cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad 4. The iPad 4 lightning connector is found at the bottom of the iPad 4.
  4. Turn on the Kazakhstani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your tablet will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad 4 is powering up, typically taking roughly 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
Charging the iPad 4 from a Kazakhstani power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazakhstan - wikipedia.org entry about Kazakhstan
  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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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