Charging your iPad 2 from a power outlet in Denmark

Learn how to charge your iPad 2 with a Danish power outlet using the Apple USB 30 pin connector with a two pinned Type K power adapter.

Danish power outlet

When organizing a holiday it's useful to know in advance if you'll be able to charge all your gadgets that you are bringing along. But by not knowing which wall socket is used in Denmark you are more likely to bring the wrong adaptor, thereby leaving you having to purchase a potentially expensive charger when you're there that could be incompatible and damage the device. Various combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to charge your iPad 2 . This guide has been written to prevent visitors having to worry if they can charge the iPad 2 when they are abroad.If you're planning a holiday to Denmark the following useful instructions show how to charge your iPad 2 by using their standard K type Danish 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, Type K wall outlets are typically used by most Danes. If visiting Denmark from a different country please check the iPad 2 can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 2.

Charging the iPad 2 in Denmark

Can the iPad 2 be used in Denmark?

Yes, you can connect the iPad 2 to a Danish power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for the iPad 2 in Denmark?

The best power adapter for Denmark will be a Type K USB charger [4] which allows you to use your iPad 2.

What is the best travel adapter for the iPad 2 in Denmark?

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

Learn how to charge your iPad 2 with a Danish power outlet using the Apple USB 30 pin connector with a two pinned Type K power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPad 2 using a Danish power outlet you'll need a Type K USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple will usually include this USB cable with the iPad 2).
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type K USB power adapter in the wall supply. You can identify this plug supply by the three large holes in a triangle pattern for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 2. The iPad 2 dock connector is found at the bottom of the iPad 2.
  4. Switch on the Danish power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your iPad 2 screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is charging and takes around one to four hours to fully recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Danish power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark - Danish Wikipedia page
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1683/en_US/ipad_ios7_user_guide.pdf - Official iPad user guide
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  4. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet, estimated price £10-£15.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, around £5.