Charging the iPad 3 when planning a trip to Georgia

Instructions showing you how to power the iPad 3 from a Georgian power outlet with the Apple USB 30 pin connector with a Type C USB charger and how to power the iPad 3 using a 2 pin Type F power adapter.

Georgian power outlet

Complicated combinations of region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country, especially if you've never been there before. This guide has been written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPad 3 when you're visiting abroad.When you are planning a holiday to Georgia these useful instructions show how to supply power to the iPad 3 using the Type F or C 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will find power will differ from region to region therefore we suggest reading the Europe page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Georgia from a different country please check the iPad 3 can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your iPad 3 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts double check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it up. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 3.

Charging the iPad 3 in Georgia

Can you use the iPad 3 in Georgia?

You can use the iPad 3 in Georgia.

Georgia

What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPad 3 in Georgia?

If you are travelling with more than your iPad 3 or visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for Georgia is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of power outlets that Georgians use (F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your iPad 3 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters for your Georgian trip or using up additional power sockets. Only packing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being suitable for charging your iPad 3 at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

For those travelling to different destinations we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel charger online; the travel charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Georgia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPad 3, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Georgia using type B American 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 originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Georgia. [8]
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPad 3 in Georgia?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad 3 from a Georgian power outlet

Instructions showing you how to power the iPad 3 from a Georgian power outlet with the Apple USB 30 pin connector with a Type C USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the iPad 3 using the Georgian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] - this USB cable is normally already included with the device by Apple.
  2. Insert the Type C USB power adapter into the Georgian power outlet. The wall outlet is identified by the 2 round holes next to each other where the twin plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Plug in 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 3. The iPad 3 dock connector can be found at the base of the iPad 3.
  4. Turn on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your iPad 3 screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is recharging which takes roughly one-four hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad 3 from a Georgian power outlet

Charging the iPad 3 from a Georgian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Using a 30-pin connector with a Type F USB charger to charge your iPad 3 with a Georgian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your iPad 3 using the Georgian power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], usually supplied with your iPad 3.
  2. Start by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. The circular power outlet, also known as a Type F power outlet [6], can be identified by the two circular adjacent holes where the plug outlet pins slide into along with two thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the charging cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the dock connector on the iPad 3. The iPad 3 dock connector is found at the bottom of the iPad 3.
  4. Switch on the Georgian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right corner of the tablet will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad 3 is powering up and takes around one to four hours to completely recharge.
Charging the iPad 3 from a Georgian power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org entry about Georgia
  2. Apple - official iPad user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, between $10 to $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, between $5 to $10.
  6. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, priced between $10 to $15.
  8. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at between $15 to $20.