How to charge your iPad 4 from a power outlet in Nauru

A page on how to power your iPad 4 with a Nauruan power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector with a 3 pinned Type I USB charger.

Nauruan power outlet

Differing region codes and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power the iPad 4 . These instructions were written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPad 4 when Nauru.This page contains step by step instructions telling you exactly how to supply power to your iPad 4 when you're travelling to Nauru by using their 240 volt 50Hz I Type plug supply. When visiting Nauru from another country please ensure the iPad 4 can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure that the iPad 4 is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 4.

Charging the iPad 4 in Nauru

Can you use the iPad 4 in Nauru?

Yes, you can use the iPad 4 in Nauru by using the correct power adaptor.

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What is the best power charger for the iPad 4 in Nauru?

If you are travelling with more than just your iPad 4 or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Nauru is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the plugs. If your model of iPad 4 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to power multiple devices at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage as well as being on hand for charging your iPad 4 at an airport or on the plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend buying this type of flexible power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Nauru

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Nauru 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 converter for travellers originating from America visiting Nauru using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for 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 Nauru. [6]
What is the best power charger for the iPad 4 in Nauru?

Powering the iPad 4 with a Nauruan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

A page on how to recharge the iPad 4 with a Nauruan power outlet by using the Lightning Apple cable with a 3 pinned Type I power charger.

  1. In order to power your iPad 4 using a Nauruan power outlet you will need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will typically supply this cable with your iPad 4).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type I USB power adapter in the Nauruan power outlet. The power supply, sometimes called a Type I power outlet [3], can be recognised by three thin slots in an upside-down triangle configuration with a single vertical pin at the base and the top pair of slots sloping upwards for the live, neutral and ground.
  3. Plug in 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 the iPad 4. The iPad 4 lightning connector can be found at the bottom of the iPad 4.
  4. Turn on the Nauruan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPad 4 will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is charging, typically taking around 60-240 minutes to recharge.
Powering the iPad 4 with a Nauruan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Nauruan Wiki page
  2. Apple - official iPad user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Type I USB power adapter - Type I USB chargers use three short flat blades in a V format with the top blade acting as a grounding pin, estimated price £20-£25.
  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, costs around £15.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.