How to charge your iPad 3 from a power outlet in Nevis

A guide on how to power the iPad 3 with a Nevis power outlet by using a USB 30 pin Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type A power charger, recharging the iPad 3 using a 3 pinned Type G power plug and how to recharge the iPad 3 using a three pinned Type B USB charger

Nevis power outlet

Various region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country to the first time traveller. These guidelines have been written to assist people wanting to charge their iPad 3 abroad.This page has instructions showing exactly what you'll need to supply power to your iPad 3 when you are in Nevis by using their G, A, B or D type 230 volt 60Hz wall outlets. If travelling to Nevis from another region check your iPad 3 can accept a 240 volt supply. If the iPad 3 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the iPad 3 is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged during charging. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 3.

Charging the iPad 3 in Nevis

Can you use the iPad 3 in Nevis?

Yes, you can use the iPad 3 in Nevis by using a power convertor.

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What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPad 3 in Nevis?

If travelling with more than your iPad 3 or visiting multiple countries then the best travel charger for Nevis to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Nevisian use four different standards of wall outlets (G, A, B and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and G. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the heads over. If your model of iPad 3 is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices. Unlike other chargers this will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters. Because you are only needing a single international USB travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and speakers without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling regularly we recommend searching for a flexible travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Nevis

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 visiting Nevis using type B American plug sockets.
  • 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 from America using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Nevis. [12]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPad 3 in Nevis?

Powering the iPad 3 with a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using a USB 30-pin cable with a Type G power adapter to charge the iPad 3 from a Nevis power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPad 3 using a Nevis power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (normally supplied with the iPad 3).
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the Nevis power outlet. This wall supply (technically called a Type G power outlet [3]) can be identified by the three vertical slots with shutters forming a triangular configuration for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect one end of the Apple cord into the USB mains charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 3. The iPad 3 dock connector is found at the base of the iPad 3.
  4. Turn on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of the iPad 3 screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging taking between 1-4 hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPad 3 with a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Powering the iPad 3 with a Nevis power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

A guide on how to power the iPad 3 with a Nevis power outlet by using a USB 30 pin Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type A power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPad 3 using the Nevis power outlet you'll need to use a Type A USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (typically already supplied with the device).
  2. Start by inserting the Type A USB power adapter into the Nevis power outlet. This wall outlet, technically known as a Type A power outlet [6], is recognised by 2 adjacent slots.
  3. Connect one end of the cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 3. The iPad 3 dock connector is found at the base of the iPad 3.
  4. Switch on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPad 3 will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is powering up which should take between 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
Powering the iPad 3 with a Nevis power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Charging the iPad 3 from a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

A guide on how to power the iPad 3 with a Nevis power outlet by using a USB 30 pin Apple connector and a 3 pinned Type B power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPad 3 from the Nevis power outlet you'll need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (typically already supplied with the device).
  2. Start by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it into the power supply. This wall outlet, technically known as the Type B power outlet [8], is recognised by 2 slots where the twin plug outlet blades go with a semicircular shaped hole below for the ground pin.
  3. Connect one end of the cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 3. The iPad 3 dock connector is found at the base of the iPad 3.
  4. Switch on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPad 3 will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is powering up which should take between 1-4 hours to fully recharge.
Charging the iPad 3 from a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPad 3 from a Nevis power outlet

Instructions on how to power your iPad 3 with a Nevis power outlet by using the Apple 30 pin connector and a three pinned Type D USB charger.

  1. To supply power to your iPad 3 from the Nevis power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - the USB cable is usually already supplied with your device.
  2. Begin by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by the 3 holes forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 3. The iPad 3 dock connector is found at the base of the iPad 3.
  4. Switch on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your iPad will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is powering up, typically taking roughly one-four hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPad 3 from a Nevis power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org page about Nevis
  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, costs around C$15.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, priced at under C$15.
  6. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  7. Type A USB power adapter - An unearthed Type A USB charger has 2 parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes near the tip of each blade, under C$20.
  8. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  9. Type B USB power adapter - 3 pinned Type B USB chargers have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades with small holes in the end of each blade, under C$20.
  10. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  11. Type D USB power adapter - The three pinned earthed Type D USB chargers have large rounded pins placed in a triangular shape, estimated cost around C$15.
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under C$20.