Charging the iPad Mini 2 from a power outlet in Grenada

Using a USB Lightning Apple cable with a three pinned Type G power adapter to recharge your iPad Mini 2 with a Grenadian power outlet.

Grenadian power outlet

Varying different voltages and plugs can all lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country especially if you've never been there before. This page has been specifically written to prevent you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPad Mini 2 when staying in Grenada.When you're going to travel to Grenada these instructions show charging the iPad Mini 2 using the 230 volt 50Hz G Type Grenadian power outlet, the Grenadians will use a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. You will find power will change from country to country so we suggest reading the power supplies and North America page for a full list of countries. When you are visiting Grenada from another country check that the iPad Mini 2 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check the iPad Mini 2 is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating when powering up. If you plan to visit a destination like St. George's or Gouyave we recommend referring to the Wikipedia.org web page about Grenada [1] for more details prior to visiting the location. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad Mini 2.

Charging the iPad Mini 2 in Grenada

Can the iPad Mini 2 be used in Grenada?

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

What is the best travel charger for the iPad Mini 2 in Grenada?

When travelling with more than just your iPad Mini 2 or visiting more than one country the best travel charger for Grenada is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. As 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 switching the supplied plugs over. If your iPad Mini 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these travel chargers, along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

This will allow you to power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack multiple travel chargers on your Grenadian trip. Only packing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend buying this type of flexible travel charger 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 different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Grenada

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover 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 portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Grenada.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Grenada. [6] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for the iPad Mini 2 in Grenada?

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

A guide on how to charge your iPad Mini 2 from a Grenadian power outlet with a USB Lightning Apple cable with a three pinned Type G power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad Mini 2 using the Grenadian power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple will normally supply the USB cable when you buy the iPad Mini 2).
  2. Plug the Type G USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the power supply by the 3 vertical slots containing shutters forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Apple power cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector is found at the base of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Turn on the Grenadian 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 iPad is powering up and takes roughly one-four hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 2 from a Grenadian power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org web page about Grenada
  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, 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, costs C$20-C$25.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under C$20.