How to charge your iPad 3 from a power outlet in Falkland Islands

How to connect a Falkland Islands power outlet to the iPad 3

Falkland Islands power outlet

Various voltages and region codes can all be daunting when planning to travel to a different country, especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to purchase in advance to power the iPad 3 in Falkland Islands. This page was specifically written to prevent visitors needing to worry if they can power their iPad 3 when they're going to Falkland Islands.This page contains useful instructions showing exactly what you'll need to supply power to your iPad 3 when visiting Falkland Islands using their 240 volt 50Hz Type G Falkland Islands wall outlet, the Falkland Islanders will use 13 amp plugs for wall outlets. Power supplies will vary regionally so we suggest that you read the WikiConnections global power sockets guide for a full list showing powering devices in different destinations. If you are visiting Falkland Islands from a different country make sure the iPad 3 can be charged using a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating when charging it. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 3.

Charging the iPad 3 in Falkland Islands

Can the iPad 3 be used in Falkland Islands?

You can use the iPad 3 in Falkland Islands by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for recharging the iPad 3 in Falkland Islands?

When you are travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel charger for Falkland Islands is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your iPad 3 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers, along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices.

This means you can charge more than one device at the same time without needing to buy seperate power chargers or using up additional wall outlets. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter online. The power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Falkland Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPad 3, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied 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 adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Falkland Islands using type B American 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 America using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Falkland Islands. [6] [AD]
What is the best power charger for recharging the iPad 3 in Falkland Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPad 3 from a Falkland Islands power outlet

Using a 30 pin Apple cable with a Type G power adapter to charge the iPad 3 from a Falkland Islands power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad 3 from a Falkland Islands power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (Apple will normally include the cable with your iPad 3).
  2. Start by inserting the Type G USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by 3 rectangular holes in a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 3. The iPad 3 dock connector is found at the base of the iPad 3.
  4. Switch on the Falkland Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPad 3 will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is powering up which typically takes between 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPad 3 from a Falkland Islands power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org page about Falkland Islands
  2. Apple - official iPad user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, costing around £30.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, £5-£10.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, £10-£15.