Charging your iPad Air 2 from a power outlet in Montenegro

A guide showing you how to recharge your iPad Air 2 with a Montenegrin power outlet using the USB Lightning Apple cable with a Europlug Type C USB charger and how to charge an iPad Air 2 using a 2 pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

Montenegrin power outlet

Varying different region codes and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to assist people wanting to power their iPad Air 2 abroad.If you're planning a holiday to Montenegro these instructions show how to supply power to the iPad Air 2 by using their standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling to Montenegro from a different country please check that your iPad Air 2 can be charged using a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. If you're planning to visit a destination such as Podgorica please refer to the wikipedia entry about Montenegro [1] for more indepth 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 Montenegro

Can the iPad Air 2 be used in Montenegro?

Yes, you can connect an iPad Air 2 to a Montenegrin power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for recharging an iPad Air 2 in Montenegro?

If you are travelling with more than just your iPad Air 2 the best travel charger for Montenegro to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Montenegrins use two different types of power outlets (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean 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 quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy individual travel chargers on your Montenegrin trip or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your iPad Air 2 at an airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel often we suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the iPad Air 2, however 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 regions with unreliable power supplies. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Montenegro and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Montenegro using 3 pin type B 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 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for recharging an iPad Air 2 in Montenegro?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPad Air 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet

Using a Lightning cable and a 2 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to power an iPad Air 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge an iPad Air 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - usually supplied with your device by Apple.
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the wall outlet by the two holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB to Apple 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 can be found at the bottom of the iPad Air 2.
  4. Turn on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPad will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad Air 2 is powering up which typically takes roughly 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPad Air 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPad Air 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet

Using a USB Lightning Apple cable and a Type F Schuko power adapter to recharge your iPad Air 2 with a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPad Air 2 using the Montenegrin power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will usually include this USB cable with the iPad Air 2).
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the Montenegrin power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two large round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins slide into, plus two grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the USB mains charger 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 Montenegrin 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 to 4 hours to recharge.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPad Air 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia entry about Montenegro
  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, £5-£10.
  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 £10-£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, priced at £10-£15.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.