How to charge the iPad Mini 4 when staying in Saint Pierre

Instructions showing how to recharge the iPad Mini 4 with a St Pierrais power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a two pinned Type E USB adapter.

St Pierrais power outlet

Complicated combinations of voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what to pick up in advance to charge your iPad Mini 4 in Saint Pierre. This guide has been specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPad Mini 4 when Saint Pierre.This guide shows what you'll need to charge the iPad Mini 4 when travelling to Saint Pierre by using the standard 230 volt 50Hz Type E power outlet, the Saint-Pierrais will use CEE 7/5 French sockets for wall outlets. If travelling to Saint Pierre from another country please ensure the iPad Mini 4 can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) double check your iPad Mini 4 is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from over-heating whilst powering it up. If you plan on travelling to a St Pierrais destination like Saint-Pierre we also suggest referring to the St Pierrais Wikipedia page [1] for more indepth details prior to travelling to the area. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 9 or greater on the iPad Mini 4.

Charging the iPad Mini 4 in Saint Pierre

Can the iPad Mini 4 be used in Saint Pierre?

You can connect the iPad Mini 4 to a St Pierrais power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPad Mini 4 in Saint Pierre?

When you are travelling to more than one country the best international travel power adapter for Saint Pierre to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the plugs. If your iPad Mini 4 supports Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy individual power chargers or occupying additional power outlets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Pierre

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Saint Pierre and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 going to Saint Pierre using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 gives practically the same set of features 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 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Saint Pierre. [6] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPad Mini 4 in Saint Pierre?

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 4 from a St Pierrais power outlet

Instructions showing how to recharge the iPad Mini 4 with a St Pierrais power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a two pinned Type E USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to your iPad Mini 4 from the St Pierrais power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple should usually supply this USB cable with your iPad Mini 4.
  2. Start the process by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it into the St Pierrais power outlet. This round wall supply can be identified by two 4.8mm round holes 19mm apart from each other where the two pins sit along with one metal earth pin protruding in the top to form a triangular pattern.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector can be found at the base of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Switch on the St Pierrais power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your tablet screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is powering up which should take roughly 60-300 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPad Mini 4 from a St Pierrais power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - St Pierrais Wikipedia page
  2. Apple - iPad Mini 4 user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type E power outlet
  4. Type E USB power adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on Type E USB chargers which are placed 19mm apart and may include a hole for an earthing pin, under 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, costing 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.