Charging the iPad from a power outlet in Nauru

Using the USB 30 pin Apple cable and a Type I USB adapter to power the iPad with a Nauruan power outlet.

Nauruan power outlet

Differing standards and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. This guide has been written to stop travellers having to worry if they can charge the iPad abroad.When you are visiting Nauru the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the iPad using the 240 volt 50Hz Type I Nauruan power supply. If you are visiting Nauru from another country please check the iPad can accept a 240v supply. If the iPad was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure that your iPad is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged when powering up. This page details the original iPad first generation, visit the Apple category page for the latest range of Apple iPads. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 5 or greater on the iPad.

Charging the iPad in Nauru

Can the iPad be used in Nauru?

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

What is the best travel charger for the iPad in Nauru?

When travelling with more than just your iPad or visiting more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Nauru is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your type of iPad is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Having a four port adapter means you can power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power chargers on your Nauruan trip. Only packing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of chargers can be used when you return home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers using just a single wall outlet.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for a flexible power adapter like this online; the power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Nauru

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips 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 Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Nauru.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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 at 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Nauru. [6] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for the iPad in Nauru?

How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPad from a Nauruan power outlet

A guide on how to charge your iPad from a Nauruan power outlet with a 30 pin connector and a Type I USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad from the Nauruan power outlet you will need to use a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - usually included with the device.
  2. Start the process by taking the Type I USB power adapter and inserting it in the Nauruan power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by the three thin slots for the live, neutral and earth blades.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple 30 pin cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad. The iPad dock connector is found at the bottom of the iPad.
  4. Switch on the Nauruan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the tablet will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is recharging which typically takes around 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPad from a Nauruan power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Nauru country wikipedia page
  2. Apple - official iPad user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Type I USB power adapter - Type I USB chargers use three short flat blades in a V format with the top blade acting as a grounding pin, costing C$10-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, estimated cost under C$15.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated cost under C$20.