Charging your iPad 2 from a power outlet in Herzegovina

A page showing how to recharge the iPad 2 from a Herzegovinian power outlet with the USB 30-pin Apple cable and a Type C USB charger and charging the iPad 2 using a Type F power adapter.

Herzegovinian power outlet

Complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country for the first time traveller. If planning a trip to Herzegovina the following useful instructions show how to power your iPad 2 by using their standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are visiting Herzegovina from another country check that the iPad 2 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged when charging it. If you intend to visit a destination such as Dubrovnik please refer to the Wikipedia page about Herzegovina [1] for more indepth information. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 2.

Charging the iPad 2 in Herzegovina

Can the iPad 2 be used in Herzegovina?

Yes, you can connect the iPad 2 to a Herzegovinian power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for the iPad 2 in Herzegovina?

If you are travelling with more than your iPad 2 the best international travel charger for Herzegovina to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Herzegovinians use two different types of power outlets (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your iPad 2 can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel chargers along with compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your trip or using up additional power sockets. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your iPad 2 at an airport or on your flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

We recommend searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Herzegovina

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Herzegovina.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Herzegovina. [8] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for the iPad 2 in Herzegovina?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Herzegovinian power outlet

Using the Apple USB 30 pin connector and a 2 pin Type C power charger to charge your iPad 2 with a Herzegovinian power outlet.

  1. In order to power your iPad 2 from a Herzegovinian power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (usually included with the device by Apple).
  2. Firstly plug the Type C USB power adapter in the Herzegovinian power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by the two adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins slide into.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 2. The iPad 2 dock connector is found at the base of the iPad 2.
  4. Turn on the Herzegovinian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the tablet will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is charging, typically taking between 1 to 4 hours to recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Herzegovinian power outlet

Charging the iPad 2 from a Herzegovinian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Using a 30-pin Apple connector with a Type F power adapter to power the iPad 2 from a Herzegovinian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPad 2 using a Herzegovinian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - usually supplied with the device by Apple.
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the Herzegovinian power outlet. This recessed round power outlet, also known as a Schuko outlet, can be identified by the two circular holes 19 mm apart from each other and a pair of thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple 30 pin USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 2. The iPad 2 dock connector is found at the bottom of the iPad 2.
  4. Switch on the Herzegovinian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your iPad 2 screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is powering up and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge.
Charging the iPad 2 from a Herzegovinian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia page about Herzegovina
  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, under C$20.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, 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, C$15-C$20.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced C$15-C$20.