Charging the iPad Mini 2 when planning a trip to The Maldives

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your iPad Mini 2 with a Maldivian power outlet using a Lightning connector with a Type J USB charger, recharging the iPad Mini 2 using a 3 pin Type G power charger and powering the iPad Mini 2 using a Type D USB charger

Maldivian power outlet

Varying different standards and plug types can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country for the first time traveller. This page contains instructions telling you how to supply power to the iPad Mini 2 when you're visiting Maldives using the types G, D, J, K or L 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, you will discover a majority of Maldivians typically use Type G plugs in their wall outlets. If you are visiting Maldives from another country ensure that your iPad Mini 2 can be charged using 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 a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad Mini 2.

Charging the iPad Mini 2 in The Maldives

Can you use the iPad Mini 2 in The Maldives?

You can use the iPad Mini 2 in The Maldives by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for the iPad Mini 2 in Maldives?

When travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your iPad Mini 2 then the best travel charger for Maldives to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [14]. Maldivians use five different types of power outlets (types G, D, J, K and L) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type G. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your iPad Mini 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers this will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers. By only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being suitable for charging your iPad Mini 2 at the airport or on your flight. 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 under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend buying an adaptable travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [14] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for The Maldives

The 4 port USB travel charger [14] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPad Mini 2, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips 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 adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting The Maldives.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs. This gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with 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 The Maldives.
What is the best power adapter for the iPad Mini 2 in Maldives?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPad Mini 2 from a Maldivian power outlet

Learn how to recharge your iPad Mini 2 with a Maldivian power outlet using a Lightning connector with a Type G USB charger.

  1. If you want to power your iPad Mini 2 using the Maldivian power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will typically supply the cable with the iPad Mini 2).
  2. Plug the Type G USB power adapter into the Maldivian power outlet. You can recognise this power supply by the three rectangular slots containing shutters in a triangular shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect one end of the USB power cord into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector is found at the bottom of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Switch on the Maldivian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the iPad will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is charging which typically takes roughly one to four hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPad Mini 2 from a Maldivian power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your iPad Mini 2 from a Maldivian power outlet

Using a Lightning connector with a Type D USB charger to recharge your iPad Mini 2 with a Maldivian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your iPad Mini 2 using the Maldivian power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will typically supply the cable with the iPad Mini 2).
  2. Plug the Type D USB power adapter into the Maldivian power outlet. You can recognise this power supply by the three circular holes forming a triangle shape.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Apple Lightning power cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector is found at the base of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Turn on the Maldivian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPad screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is charging which should take roughly one-four hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type D power charger for charging your iPad Mini 2 from a Maldivian power outlet

How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 2 from a Maldivian power outlet

Using a Lightning connector with a Type J USB charger to charge your iPad Mini 2 with a Maldivian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPad Mini 2 using the Maldivian power outlet you will need to use a Type J USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should normally supply the cable with the iPad Mini 2).
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type J USB power adapter into the Maldivian power outlet. You can recognise this flattened hexagon shaped plug supply by the three round holes in a flattened triangle pattern.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into 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 Maldivian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPad Mini 2 screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is recharging, typically taking between 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 2 from a Maldivian power outlet

How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 2 from a Maldivian power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your iPad Mini 2 with a Maldivian power outlet using a Lightning connector with a Type K USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPad Mini 2 using the Maldivian power outlet you will need to use a Type K USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should normally supply the cable with the iPad Mini 2).
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type K USB power adapter into the Maldivian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the three holes forming an inverted triangular configuration and the bottom hole appearing in a semicircle shape.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector can be found at the bottom of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Switch on the Maldivian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears 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 1-4 hours to recharge.
How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 2 from a Maldivian power outlet

How to use a Type L power charger for charging your iPad Mini 2 from a Maldivian power outlet

Learn how to recharge your iPad Mini 2 with a Maldivian power outlet using a Lightning connector with a Type L USB charger.

  1. If you want to power your iPad Mini 2 using the Maldivian power outlet you will need to buy a Type L USB power adapter [13] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will typically supply the cable with the iPad Mini 2).
  2. Plug the Type L USB power adapter into the Maldivian power outlet. You can recognise this squashed hexagon shaped power supply by the three circular holes forming a line. Please note there are two types of Type L power outlet rated for 10 and 16 amps. The 10 amp power outlet has 4mm thick pins spaced 5.5mm apart, and the 16 amp version has larger 5mm round pins which are spaced 8mm apart.
  3. Connect one end of the USB power cord into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector is found at the bottom of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Switch on the Maldivian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the iPad will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is charging which typically takes roughly one to four hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type L power charger for charging your iPad Mini 2 from a Maldivian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maldives - Maldives page on Wikipedia
  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, under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  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, estimated cost between $5 to $10 USD (around £4 GBP / under C$140).
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet, between $15 to $20 USD (around £20 GBP / under C$20).
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeJ.htm - Type J power outlet
  9. Type J USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type J mains power outlet, estimated cost between $10 to $15 USD (£20-£25 GBP / under C$20).
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  11. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet, estimated cost between $10 to $15 USD (under £15 GBP / under C$20).
  12. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeL.htm - Type L power outlet
  13. Type L USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type L mains power outlet, costs between $10 to $15 USD (around £30 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, between $10 to $15 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).