Charging your iPad 2 from a power outlet in Papua New Guinea

How to connect a Papua New Guinea power outlet to the iPad 2

Papua New Guinea power outlet

Different combinations of voltages and region codes can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never been there before. When you're going to travel to Papua New Guinea these instructions show powering the iPad 2 by using the 240 volt 50Hz Type I power supply. Most power sources are different depending on which region you're in so please read our WikiConnections travel power supplies list for a complete list of charging devices in different regions and countries. When travelling to Papua New Guinea from another region ensure that your iPad 2 can accept a 240 volt supply. If your iPad 2 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from over-heating whilst powering it. If you're planning on visiting a Papua New Guinea city like Port Moresby we suggest reading the Papua New Guinea country Wiki page [1] for further information. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 2.

Charging the iPad 2 in Papua New Guinea

Can the iPad 2 be used in Papua New Guinea?

Yes, you can connect the iPad 2 to a Papua New Guinea power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPad 2 in Papua New Guinea?

If you are travelling to multiple countries or bringing more than just your iPad 2 then the best travel adapter for Papua New Guinea 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 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your iPad 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power chargers, plus compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring seperate power adapters or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect 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 under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Papua New Guinea we suggest buying a flexible power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Papua New Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial 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 international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Papua New Guinea using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for 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 Papua New Guinea. [6] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for recharging the iPad 2 in Papua New Guinea?

How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Papua New Guinea power outlet

Using the 30-pin Apple cable with a Type I power adapter to power the iPad 2 with a Papua New Guinea power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad 2 from the Papua New Guinea power outlet you will need to use a Type I USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], typically already included with the iPad 2.
  2. Plug the Type I USB power adapter into the power supply. You can identify the wall outlet by the three thin slots in a triangle shape with the top pair of slots sloping upwards for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the charging cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 2. The iPad 2 dock connector is found at the base of the iPad 2.
  4. Turn on the Papua New Guinea power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right 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 fully recharge.
How to use a Type J power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Papua New Guinea power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Papua New Guinea country Wiki 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, under 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 price 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, C$15-C$20.