Charging your iPad 2 from a power outlet in Liechtenstein

Using a 30 pin connector with a two pin Type C power adapter to charge your iPad 2 with a Liechtenstein power outlet and charging the iPad 2 using a three pinned Type J power adapter.

Liechtenstein power outlet

Different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to charge your iPad 2 . This page was written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your iPad 2 when you're going abroad.When you're staying in Liechtenstein the following useful instructions show how to charge the iPad 2 by using their types J or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If visiting Liechtenstein from a different country please check that your iPad 2 can be charged using a 240v supply. If the iPad 2 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check your iPad 2 is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it up. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 2.

Charging the iPad 2 in Liechtenstein

Can you use the iPad 2 in Liechtenstein?

You can use the iPad 2 in Liechtenstein.

What is the best travel adapter for the iPad 2 in Liechtenstein?

When travelling with more than your iPad 2 or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Liechtenstein to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different standards of plug sockets in Liechtenstein (J and C) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your type of iPad 2 supports Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices.

This will also allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy multiple power adapters or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of flexible travel adapter online. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Liechtenstein

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 2, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Liechtenstein using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 Liechtenstein. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for the iPad 2 in Liechtenstein?

Charging the iPad 2 from a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Using the 30-pin Apple cable with a Type C power adapter to power the iPad 2 with a Liechtenstein power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPad 2 using a Liechtenstein power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], the USB cable is normally already supplied with your iPad 2.
  2. Firstly plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. This ungrounded plug outlet is identified by 2 round adjacent holes where the live and neutral pins go.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 2. The iPad 2 dock connector can be found at the base of the iPad 2.
  4. Turn on the Liechtenstein power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the iPad screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge.
Charging the iPad 2 from a Liechtenstein power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Liechtenstein power outlet

Using the 30-pin Apple cable with a Type J power adapter to power the iPad 2 with a Liechtenstein power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad 2 from the Liechtenstein power outlet you will need to use a Type J USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (the USB cable is normally already supplied with your iPad 2).
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type J USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. This flattened hexagon shaped power outlet, sometimes known as a Type J power outlet [6], can be recognised by 3 round holes in a flattened triangular configuration.
  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 can be found at the base of the iPad 2.
  4. Turn on the Liechtenstein power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right corner of the iPad screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is charging taking around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge.
How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Liechtenstein power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Liechtenstein 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, estimated cost C$15-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, C$10-C$15.
  6. iec.ch - Type J power outlet
  7. Type J USB power adapter - Type J USB chargers have three rounded pins placed in a flattened triangular pattern with the top pin acting as an earth, 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.