How to charge your iPad Air 2 from a power outlet in Jersey

How to connect a Jersey power outlet to an iPad Air 2

Jersey power outlet

Complicated region codes and plug types can all be daunting when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. This guide was specifically written to help assist travellers wanting to charge their iPad Air 2 when going to Jersey.These instructions shows what you'll need to supply power to your iPad Air 2 when you're in Jersey by using a 230 volt 50Hz G Type power outlet, the Channel Islanders will use a 13 amp plug for charging. Power sources change from region to region therefore we suggest that you read the WikiConnections travel power sockets list for a full list showing regions. If you are travelling to Jersey from a different country double check your iPad Air 2 can accept a 240 volt supply. If the iPad Air 2 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) double check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you've have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on an iPad Air 2.

Charging an iPad Air 2 in Jersey

Can you use an iPad Air 2 in Jersey?

Yes, you can use an iPad Air 2 in Jersey.

What is the best power adapter for recharging an iPad Air 2 in Jersey?

When you are travelling with more than just your iPad Air 2 then the best international travel charger for Jersey is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs. If your type of iPad Air 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices.

Having a four port charger will allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers for your Jersey trip or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling on a regular basis we recommend searching for this type of versatile power charger online, the power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Jersey

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 Air 2, however 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 crucial for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Jersey 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. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 Jersey. [6] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for recharging an iPad Air 2 in Jersey?

Charging an iPad Air 2 from a Jersey power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using the Lightning Apple cable with a 3 pinned Type G power charger to power your iPad Air 2 from a Jersey power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to an iPad Air 2 using a Jersey power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple typically supply this cable with your iPad Air 2.
  2. Firstly insert the Type G USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by the 3 slots with shutters forming a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Apple USB Lightning charging cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on an iPad Air 2. The iPad Air 2 lightning connector can be found at the base of the iPad Air 2.
  4. Switch on the Jersey power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your tablet screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is recharging and takes between 1 - 4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Charging an iPad Air 2 from a Jersey power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Jersey Wikipedia page
  2. Apple - official iPad user guide
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, costing under $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, between $15 to $20.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around $15.