How to charge the iPad Air 2 in Slovenia

A page on how to recharge an iPad Air 2 with a Slovenian power outlet by using a Lightning Apple connector and a Europlug Type C USB adapter and recharging an iPad Air 2 using a two pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Slovenian power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country, especially if you've never been there before. This guide was specifically written to stop travellers worrying if they can power the iPad Air 2 abroad.When staying in Slovenia these useful instructions show powering your iPad Air 2 using their Type F or C Slovenian 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are travelling to Slovenia from a different country check your iPad Air 2 can accept a 240v supply. If the iPad Air 2 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure the iPad Air 2 is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up. These instructions assume that you've have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on an iPad Air 2.

Charging an iPad Air 2 in Slovenia

Can the iPad Air 2 be used in Slovenia?

You can connect an iPad Air 2 to a Slovenian power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging an iPad Air 2 in Slovenia?

When you are travelling with more than just your iPad Air 2 then the best international travel power adapter for Slovenia to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of plug sockets in Slovenia (types F and C) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your model of iPad Air 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power chargers on your trip to Slovenia. Only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage as well as being on hand for charging your iPad Air 2 at an airport or on a plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend searching for an adaptable power charger similar to this online - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Slovenia

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 those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Slovenia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Slovenia. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging an iPad Air 2 in Slovenia?

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

A guide on how to power your iPad Air 2 from a Slovenian power outlet with a USB Lightning cable and a Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad Air 2 from the Slovenian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should usually supply this cable with your iPad Air 2).
  2. Plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This power outlet can be identified by two round holes next to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB 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 base of the iPad Air 2.
  4. Turn on the Slovenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your tablet screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad Air 2 is recharging and takes between 1-4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPad Air 2 from a Slovenian power outlet

Powering an iPad Air 2 with a Slovenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using the Lightning Apple connector and a double pin Type F Schuko USB adapter to charge an iPad Air 2 with a Slovenian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your iPad Air 2 using a Slovenian power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple will typically supply this cable when you first purchase your iPad Air 2.
  2. Begin by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it into the Slovenian power outlet. The recessed circular power supply can be identified by two large circular holes 19 mm adjacent to each other, plus a pair of two grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Apple Lightning power cord into the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on an iPad Air 2. The iPad Air 2 lightning connector is situated at the bottom of the iPad Air 2.
  4. Turn on the Slovenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the iPad Air 2 will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is charging which takes around one to four hours to completely recharge.
Powering an iPad Air 2 with a Slovenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

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