How to charge your iPad Mini 2 from a power outlet in Nauru

A page on how to power your iPad Mini 2 from a Nauruan power outlet with a USB Lightning cable and a Type I power charger.

Nauruan power outlet

Different combinations of voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what to buy in advance to charge your iPad Mini 2 in Nauru. This page has been specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPad Mini 2 when Nauru.This guide shows what you'll need to charge the iPad Mini 2 when staying in Nauru by using the standard 240 volt 50Hz Type I power outlet. When you are travelling to Nauru from another region please ensure that the iPad Mini 2 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged during charging. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad Mini 2.

Charging the iPad Mini 2 in Nauru

Can you use the iPad Mini 2 in Nauru?

Yes, you can use the iPad Mini 2 in Nauru.

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What is the best power charger for the iPad Mini 2 in Nauru?

If travelling to multiple countries or bringing along more than just your iPad Mini 2 the best travel charger for Nauru is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your iPad Mini 2 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers plus support for certain power demanding devices.

Having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters. Because you are only needing to bring a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your iPad Mini 2 at the airport or on the plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for this type of flexible power charger 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 on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Nauru

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 Mini 2, but for visitors 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 when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. 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 Nauru.
  • 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 one 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 Nauru. [6]
What is the best power charger for the iPad Mini 2 in Nauru?

Powering the iPad Mini 2 with a Nauruan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge the iPad Mini 2 with a Nauruan power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a three pinned Type I USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power the iPad Mini 2 using a Nauruan power outlet you will need a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], this cable is typically included with your device.
  2. Start by inserting the Type I USB power adapter in the Nauruan power outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes called a Type I power outlet [3]) can be identified by three thin slots in an upside-down triangle configuration with the top two slots sloping upwards for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Then connect one 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 Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector can be found at the base of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Switch on the Nauruan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your tablet screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is charging taking between 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPad Mini 2 with a Nauruan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org page about Nauru
  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, around £20.
  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, around £15.
  6. 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.