Charging your iPad Air 2 from a power outlet in Comoros

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your iPad Air 2 from a Comorian power outlet with the Apple Lightning cable and a 2 pin Europlug Type C power adapter and how to charge an iPad Air 2 using a 2 pin Type E USB plug.

Comorian power outlet

Complicated region codes and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to charge your iPad Air 2 . These instructions have been specifically written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPad Air 2 when staying in Comoros.If planning a trip to Comoros the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the iPad Air 2 by using their types E or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling to Comoros from a different country ensure your iPad Air 2 can be charged using a 240v supply. If your iPad Air 2 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure your iPad Air 2 is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overloading whilst powering it up. If you plan on taking a trip to a Comorian place such as Moroni we also suggest reading the Comoros entry on wikipedia [1] for further information. These instructions assume that you've have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on an iPad Air 2.

Charging an iPad Air 2 in Comoros

Can you use an iPad Air 2 in Comoros?

You can use an iPad Air 2 in Comoros.

What is the best power charger for recharging an iPad Air 2 in Comoros?

If you are travelling to multiple countries then the best travel charger for Comoros is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [8]. There are two standards of plug sockets in Comoros (E and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads. If your type of iPad Air 2 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your trip. By only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling to Comoros we suggest buying this type of versatile power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [8] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Comoros

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 Air 2, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Comoros 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 compact option for travellers originating from America going to Comoros.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 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 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 Comoros.
What is the best power charger for recharging an iPad Air 2 in Comoros?

Powering an iPad Air 2 with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your iPad Air 2 from a Comorian power outlet with the Apple Lightning cable and a 2 pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. If you want to power the iPad Air 2 using the Comorian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (this USB cable is typically supplied with your iPad Air 2 by Apple).
  2. Plug the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify this plug supply by the 2 circular holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the Lightning cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on an iPad Air 2. The iPad Air 2 lightning connector is found at the base of the iPad Air 2.
  4. Turn on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the tablet will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is recharging, typically taking between 1 - 4 hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
Powering an iPad Air 2 with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPad Air 2 from a Comorian power outlet

Using the USB Lightning Apple cable with a Type E USB adapter to power an iPad Air 2 from a Comorian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your iPad Air 2 from a Comorian power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (usually included with the device by Apple).
  2. Start by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can identify the power supply by the two 4.8mm circular holes 19mm apart from each other plus one metal earth pin protruding in the top to form a triangle pattern.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on an iPad Air 2. The iPad Air 2 lightning connector is situated at the base of the iPad Air 2.
  4. Turn on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the iPad screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging taking around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPad Air 2 from a Comorian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros - Comoros entry 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/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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  7. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E 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