Charging the iPad Mini from a power outlet in Montenegro

Instructions on how to charge your iPad Mini from a Montenegrin power outlet with a Lightning connector with a Type C Europlug power charger and recharging the iPad Mini using a double pinned Type F USB adapter.

Montenegrin power outlet

Different frequencies and standards can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the iPad Mini . When you're planning a vacation to Montenegro these useful instructions show how to power your iPad Mini by using their types F or C Montenegrin 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. Power supplies will vary from region to region therefore we suggest reading the power supplies list for a full list of countries. If you are visiting Montenegro from another country please check the iPad Mini can be charged using a 240v supply. If your iPad Mini was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that the device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from overheating when powering up. If you intend on staying at a Montenegrin city such as Podgorica refer to the Montenegrin Wiki page [1] for further details. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad Mini.

Charging the iPad Mini in Montenegro

Can you use the iPad Mini in Montenegro?

You can connect the iPad Mini to a Montenegrin power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPad Mini in Montenegro?

If you are travelling with more than just your iPad Mini and visiting more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Montenegro is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Montenegrins use two different standards of plug sockets (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the heads over. If your iPad Mini can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of power adapters plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters this will allow you to recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate power adapters for your trip. Only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers 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 smartphones, tablets and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for a flexible power adapter of this nature online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPad Mini, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial when visiting counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering 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 converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Montenegro using type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro. [8] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPad Mini in Montenegro?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPad Mini from a Montenegrin power outlet

Using a Lightning Apple cable and a double pinned Type C USB adapter to power the iPad Mini with a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. To charge your iPad Mini using the Montenegrin power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple usually include the cable when you buy the iPad Mini.
  2. Firstly you'll need to plug the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. The wall supply can be recognised by 2 round holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB cable into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini. The iPad Mini lightning connector is found at the base of the iPad Mini.
  4. Turn on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of your iPad Mini will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is recharging, typically taking roughly 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPad Mini from a Montenegrin power outlet

Powering the iPad Mini with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

A guide on how to charge the iPad Mini from a Montenegrin power outlet by using an Apple USB Lightning connector and a Schuko Type F USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to your iPad Mini from a Montenegrin power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], the cable is normally supplied with your device by Apple.
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the Montenegrin power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by two large round holes 19 mm apart from each other for live and neutral pins and a pair of two grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Apple power cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini. The iPad Mini lightning connector is found at the bottom of the iPad Mini.
  4. Switch on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the tablet screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is powering up and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPad Mini with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Montenegrin Wiki page
  2. Apple - official iPad 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, between $10 to $15 USD (£5-£10 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, costing between $10 to $15 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, costs under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).