How to charge the iPad Air 2 from a power outlet in Kyrgyzstan

Using a USB Lightning cable with a Type C power charger to power your iPad Air 2 from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet and charging an iPad Air 2 using a Type F power plug.

Kyrgyzstani power outlet

Various voltages and sockets can all be daunting when planning to stay in a foreign country if you've never visited before. This page has been specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPad Air 2 when abroad.If you are going to travel to Kyrgyzstan the following instructions show charging your iPad Air 2 using their standard types F or C Kyrgyzstani 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are travelling to Kyrgyzstan from another region please ensure that the iPad Air 2 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the iPad Air 2 was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v double check your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from being damaged during charging. These instructions assume that you've downloaded Apple iOS 7 or greater on an iPad Air 2.

Charging an iPad Air 2 in Kyrgyzstan

Can you use an iPad Air 2 in Kyrgyzstan?

Yes, you can use an iPad Air 2 in Kyrgyzstan.

What is the best power charger for an iPad Air 2 in Kyrgyzstan?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best travel charger for Kyrgyzstan is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Kyrgyz use two different types of plug sockets (F and C) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included plugs over. If your model of iPad Air 2 can support Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power chargers, and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger will allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring multiple travel adapters. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being on hand for charging your iPad Air 2 at an airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel chargers can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets and using only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Kyrgyzstan

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 these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Kyrgyzstan 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 option for travellers originating from North America visiting Kyrgyzstan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs. This offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Kyrgyzstan. [8] [AD]
What is the best power charger for an iPad Air 2 in Kyrgyzstan?

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

Using a USB Lightning cable with a Type C power charger to power your iPad Air 2 from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad Air 2 from the Kyrgyzstani power outlet you'll need to use 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. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. The plug outlet can be identified by two circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB cord into the power adapter 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 Kyrgyzstani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the iPad Air 2 will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad Air 2 is recharging taking roughly 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 Kyrgyzstani power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPad Air 2 from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet

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

  1. To supply power to an iPad Air 2 using a Kyrgyzstani power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (this cable is usually already supplied with the iPad Air 2 by Apple).
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. This round wall supply can be identified by two large circular adjacent holes along with a pair of two thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable 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 Kyrgyzstani 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 around one to four hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPad Air 2 from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Kyrgyzstani Wikipedia page
  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, C$10-C$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, under C$25.
  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, under C$15.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, C$10-C$15.