How to charge your iPad Air 2 from a power outlet in Herzegovina

Instructions showing how to recharge an iPad Air 2 with a Herzegovinian power outlet by using the Lightning Apple cable with a 2 pinned Europlug Type C power charger and charging an iPad Air 2 using a Type F power plug.

Herzegovinian power outlet

Various standards and plugs can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your iPad Air 2 when you are staying abroad.If you are visiting Herzegovina this page contains instructions showing you how to charge the iPad Air 2 using their Type F or C Herzegovinian 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are visiting Herzegovina from a different country double check your iPad Air 2 can accept a 240 volt supply. If the iPad Air 2 came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v double 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've have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on an iPad Air 2.

Charging an iPad Air 2 in Herzegovina

Can you use an iPad Air 2 in Herzegovina?

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

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

When travelling to multiple countries or bringing along more than just your iPad Air 2 the best travel charger for Herzegovina is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Herzegovinians use two different types of plug sockets (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of iPad Air 2 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers plus support for more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power adapters on your trip to Herzegovina. Because you are only needing to bring a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger at an 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.

Alternative travel adapter for Herzegovina

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 Air 2, however 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 power grids. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Herzegovina and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 option for travellers originating from North America going to Herzegovina.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 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 Herzegovina. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging an iPad Air 2 in Herzegovina?

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

Instructions showing how to recharge an iPad Air 2 with a Herzegovinian power outlet by using the Lightning Apple cable with a 2 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad Air 2 from the Herzegovinian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (typically already supplied with the iPad Air 2 by Apple).
  2. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Herzegovinian power outlet. The power supply (sometimes known as the Europlug) can be identified by two round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB Apple cord into 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 Herzegovinian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of your tablet screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is charging and takes between 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 Herzegovinian power outlet

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

A page on how to power your iPad Air 2 with a Herzegovinian 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 Herzegovinian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple typically supply this cable with your iPad Air 2.
  2. Firstly insert the Type F USB power adapter into the wall outlet. This sunken circular plug outlet can be identified by two 4.8mm round adjacent holes next to each other and two thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Apple Lightning charging cable 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. Switch on the Herzegovinian 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 which takes roughly 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPad Air 2 from a Herzegovinian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Herzegovinian 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, costing C$15-C$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, priced under C$15.
  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, priced at under C$20.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under C$20.