Charging the iPad 2 from a power outlet in Dominica

A page showing how to recharge the iPad 2 from a Dominicand power outlet using the USB 30 pin Apple cable and a Type G power adapter and recharging the iPad 2 using a Type D power adapter.

Dominicand power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country especially for the first time traveller. This page was written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your iPad 2 when you're in travelling to Dominica.If visiting Dominica the following instructions show how to power your iPad 2 by using their types G or D Dominicand 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, please note Type G wall outlets are normally used by a majority of Dominicansd. You will discover that power changes from region to region so we suggest reading the power supplies and North America page for a full list of regions and countries. If you are visiting Dominica from another country please check the iPad 2 can be charged using a 240v supply. If the iPad 2 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure your iPad 2 is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from overloading during charging. If you intend on taking a trip to a destination such as Roseau or Portsmouth we recommend referring to the Dominicand Wikipedia web page [1] for more details. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 2.

Charging the iPad 2 in Dominica

Can the iPad 2 be used in Dominica?

Yes, you can connect the iPad 2 to a Dominicand power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for the iPad 2 in Dominica?

When travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for Dominica is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different standards of plug sockets in Dominica (types G and D) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type G.

As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your iPad 2 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters plus additional support for certain power hungry devices. This will also allow you to power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your Dominicand trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using just a single wall outlet.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for a versatile power charger of this nature 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 countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Dominica

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters are supplied 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 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 going to Dominica.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Dominica. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for the iPad 2 in Dominica?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Dominicand power outlet

A page showing how to recharge the iPad 2 from a Dominicand power outlet using the USB 30 pin Apple cable and a Type G power adapter.

  1. In order to power the iPad 2 from the Dominicand power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (this USB cable is usually supplied with the device by Apple).
  2. Begin by plugging the Type G USB power adapter into the Dominicand power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the 3 vertical slots forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB 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. Turn on the Dominicand power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the tablet screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is powering up and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to recharge to 100% capacity. [AD]
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Dominicand power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for charging your iPad 2 from a Dominicand power outlet

Using a 30-pin connector and a Type D USB charger to recharge the iPad 2 from a Dominicand power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPad 2 from a Dominicand power outlet you will need to use a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (the USB cable is typically supplied with your device by Apple).
  2. Begin by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise the wall outlet by the three round holes in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of 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. Switch on the Dominicand power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of your iPad 2 will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is recharging, typically taking roughly 60-240 minutes to fully recharge. [AD]
How to use a Type D power charger for charging your iPad 2 from a Dominicand power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Dominicand Wikipedia web page
  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.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music.
  6. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters.