How to charge your iPad Mini 4 from a power outlet in Kiribati

How to connect a Kiribati power outlet to the iPad Mini 4

Kiribati power outlet

Complicated combinations of voltages and region codes can all be daunting when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. These instructions were specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPad Mini 4 abroad.This page has instructions which shows what you'll need to supply power to your iPad Mini 4 when visiting Kiribati by using their 240 volt 50Hz I Type wall supply. You will discover power sockets change regionally so please read the power supplies list for a complete list of countries. If travelling to Kiribati from a different region check your iPad Mini 4 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) make sure that the iPad Mini 4 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 have installed Apple iOS 9 or greater on the iPad Mini 4.

Charging the iPad Mini 4 in Kiribati

Can the iPad Mini 4 be used in Kiribati?

You can connect the iPad Mini 4 to a Kiribati power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for the iPad Mini 4 in Kiribati?

If travelling with more than just your iPad Mini 4 the best travel charger for Kiribati to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6]. As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by changing the supplied heads over. If your iPad Mini 4 is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers along with additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices. Unlike other travel adapters having a 4 port charger means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel chargers for your trip. Because you are only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage and suitable for recharging your iPad Mini 4 at the airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we recommend buying a versatile travel adapter like this online, the multipurpose power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Kiribati

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] 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 Kiribati 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 at 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 Kiribati.
What is the best travel charger for the iPad Mini 4 in Kiribati?

Powering the iPad Mini 4 with a Kiribati power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Using an Apple Lightning cable and a three pin Type I USB adapter to recharge your iPad Mini 4 from a Kiribati power outlet.

  1. In order to power the iPad Mini 4 using a Kiribati power outlet you'll need to use a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple normally include this cable with your iPad Mini 4).
  2. Insert the Type I USB power adapter in the Kiribati power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by three thin slots for the live, neutral and ground blades.
  3. Then connect one end of the power cable into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 4. The iPad Mini 4 lightning connector is situated at the bottom of the iPad Mini 4.
  4. Turn on the Kiribati power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your tablet screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad Mini 4 is recharging taking around 60-300 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
Powering the iPad Mini 4 with a Kiribati power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiribati - Kiribati Wikipedia web page
  2. https://help.apple.com/ipad/9/ - iPad Mini 4 user guide
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeI.htm - Type I power outlet
  4. Type I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I mains power outlet, C$15-C$20.
  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, under C$140.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at C$15-C$20.