Charging the iPad 3 when planning a trip to Denmark

Using a 30-pin connector with a Type K USB charger to charge your iPad 3 with a Danish power outlet.

Danish power outlet

Varying different standards and plug types can often be confusing when planning on visiting another country for the first time traveller. These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your iPad 3 when you're travelling abroad.When you are planning a holiday to Denmark this page contains useful instructions showing charging the iPad 3 by using their standard K type Danish 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, please note Type K power outlets will be used by a majority of Danes. Most power changes regionally therefore we suggest reading the Europe page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Denmark from a different country please double check the iPad 3 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your iPad 3 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 converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 3.

Charging the iPad 3 in Denmark

Can you use the iPad 3 in Denmark?

You can use the iPad 3 in Denmark by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPad 3 in Denmark?

The best power adapter for Denmark is a Type K USB power adapter [4] which is suitable for powering your iPad 3.

What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPad 3 in Denmark?

How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your iPad 3 from a Danish power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your iPad 3 with a Danish power outlet using a 30-pin connector with a Type K USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPad 3 using the Danish power outlet you will need to use a Type K USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple should normally supply the cable with the iPad 3).
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type K USB power adapter into the Danish 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 to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 3. The iPad 3 dock connector can be found at the base of the iPad 3.
  4. Turn on the Danish 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 takes roughly one-four hours to completely recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your iPad 3 from a Danish power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark - Denmark 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/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  4. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet, under £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, costs £5-£10.