How to charge the iPad Air 2 when staying in Guyana

Instructions showing how to recharge an iPad Air 2 with a Guyanese power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a three pin Type B USB adapter, recharging an iPad Air 2 using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter and charging an iPad Air 2 using a 2 pinned Type A USB charger

Guyanese power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially for the first time traveller. This page has been specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPad Air 2 when abroad.This page is a simple guide showing exactly how to power the iPad Air 2 when staying in Guyana by using the Type G, A, B or D 220 volt 60Hz power outlets. When visiting Guyana from another country please ensure that the iPad Air 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 power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on an iPad Air 2.

Charging an iPad Air 2 in Guyana

Can the iPad Air 2 be used in Guyana?

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

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

When you are travelling with more than just your iPad Air 2 then the best international travel power adapter for Guyana to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are four types of plug sockets that Guyanese use (types G, A, B and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and G. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 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 iPad Air 2 supports Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional power outlets. By only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power adapter online. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Guyana

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power grids. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Guyana using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Guyana. [12] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging an iPad Air 2 in Guyana?

Powering an iPad Air 2 with a Guyanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

A page on how to power your iPad Air 2 with a Guyanese power outlet by using a Lightning Apple connector and a Type G power adapter.

  1. In order to power your iPad Air 2 using a Guyanese power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (typically already supplied with the iPad Air 2 by Apple).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes called a Type G power outlet [3]) looks like three vertical rectangular slots in a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the Apple USB Lightning power cord into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on an iPad Air 2. The iPad Air 2 lightning connector is found at the base of the iPad Air 2.
  4. Switch on the Guyanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of the iPad screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is powering up, typically taking roughly 60-240 minutes to recharge.
Powering an iPad Air 2 with a Guyanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering an iPad Air 2 with a Guyanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge an iPad Air 2 with a Guyanese power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a two pinned Type A USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge the iPad Air 2 from a Guyanese power outlet you will need a Type A USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should usually supply the USB cable with your iPad Air 2).
  2. Plug in the Type A USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This power outlet (technically known as a Type A power outlet [6]) can be identified by two thin slots adjacent to each other.
  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 an iPad Air 2. The iPad Air 2 lightning connector can be found at the base of the iPad Air 2.
  4. Switch on the Guyanese 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 an iPad Air 2 with a Guyanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Charging an iPad Air 2 from a Guyanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using the Lightning Apple cable with a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter to recharge your iPad Air 2 from a Guyanese power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the iPad Air 2 from the Guyanese power outlet you'll need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should usually supply this cable with your iPad Air 2).
  2. First insert the Type B USB power adapter into the wall outlet. This wall supply, sometimes known as the Type B power outlet [8], is identified by two thin slots adjacent to each other where the short live and neutral plug outlet blades slide into with a single semicircle shaped hole below for the slightly longer ground pin.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the power cable into the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on an iPad Air 2. The iPad Air 2 lightning connector is found at the bottom of the iPad Air 2.
  4. Turn on the Guyanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your iPad will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad Air 2 is recharging and takes roughly 1 - 4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Charging an iPad Air 2 from a Guyanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Powering an iPad Air 2 with a Guyanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using an Apple Lightning cable with a 3 pinned Type D power charger to power your iPad Air 2 from a Guyanese power outlet.

  1. In order to power your iPad Air 2 using a Guyanese power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], this cable is typically included with your device.
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the Guyanese power outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes called a Type D power outlet [10]) looks like three circular holes forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Apple 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 Guyanese 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 1 to 4 hours to completely recharge.
Powering an iPad Air 2 with a Guyanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia.org page about Guyana
  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, £10-£15.
  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 £15-£20.
  6. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  7. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, costs £10-£15.
  8. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  9. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, priced £15-£20.
  10. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  11. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, costs £5-£10.
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price £10-£15.