Charging the iPad Mini 4 when planning a trip to Georgia

Instructions showing you how to power the iPad Mini 4 from a Georgian power outlet with the USB Lightning Apple cable and a 2 pin Europlug Type C USB charger and recharging the iPad Mini 4 using a two pin Type F USB plug.

Georgian power outlet

Varying different voltages and region codes can all be daunting when planning to visit a new country, especially if you've never been there before. This page was written to stop people worrying if they'll be able to charge the iPad Mini 4 when they are going abroad.This page is a step by step guide which shows how to charge the iPad Mini 4 when you're in Georgia using the Type F or C 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If you are travelling to Georgia from another region make sure that the iPad Mini 4 can accept a 240 volt supply. If your iPad Mini 4 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts double check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating during charging. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 9 or greater on the iPad Mini 4.

Charging the iPad Mini 4 in Georgia

Can you use the iPad Mini 4 in Georgia?

You can use the iPad Mini 4 in Georgia by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for the iPad Mini 4 in Georgia?

When travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your iPad Mini 4 then the best travel charger for Georgia to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two standards of wall outlets that Georgians use (F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your iPad Mini 4 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. This means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters for your Georgian trip or using up additional power sockets. Only packing a single lightweight 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 4 at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling often we suggest 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 which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Georgia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North 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 Georgia.
  • 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 is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Georgia. [8] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for the iPad Mini 4 in Georgia?

Powering the iPad Mini 4 with a Georgian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions showing you how to power the iPad Mini 4 from a Georgian power outlet with the USB Lightning Apple cable and a 2 pin Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. To charge the iPad Mini 4 from a Georgian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], usually supplied with your iPad Mini 4.
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. The power outlet is identified by the 2 round holes next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector is found at the base of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Turn on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPad Mini 4 screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is recharging, typically taking between 60 to 300 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPad Mini 4 with a Georgian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPad Mini 4 from a Georgian power outlet

Instructions showing you how to power the iPad Mini 4 from a Georgian power outlet with the USB Lightning Apple connector with a Type F Schuko power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPad Mini 4 using the Georgian power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - this USB cable is normally already included with the device by Apple.
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the Georgian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two 4.8mm round adjacent holes for live and neutral pins, plus two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one 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 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector is situated at the base of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Turn on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPad Mini 4 screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is charging which should take roughly one to five and a half hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPad Mini 4 from a Georgian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Georgia Wikipedia page
  2. Apple - iPad Mini 4 user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under 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, between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$15).
  6. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  7. 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 cost between $10 to $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / under C$20).
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).