How to charge your iPad 2 from a power outlet in Montenegro

Instructions showing how to charge the iPad 2 with a Montenegrin power outlet with an Apple 30 pin cable and a Type C power adapter and charging the iPad 2 using a Type F power plug.

Montenegrin power outlet

Various standards and plugs can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country, especially if you've never visited before. These instructions were specifically written to help prepare people wanting to charge their iPad 2 when going to Montenegro.If you are visiting Montenegro this page contains instructions showing you how to supply power to your iPad 2 using their standard types F or C Montenegrin 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power supplies will vary depending on which country you're taking a trip to therefore please read the Wiki Connections world power supplies list where you'll find a complete list of regions and countries. If travelling to Montenegro from another region double check your iPad 2 can be used with a 240v supply. If the iPad 2 originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts make sure your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged during charging. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 2.

Charging the iPad 2 in Montenegro

Can you use the iPad 2 in Montenegro?

Yes, you can use the iPad 2 in Montenegro by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for the iPad 2 in Montenegro?

If you are travelling with more than just your iPad 2 or visiting multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Montenegro is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Montenegrins use two different standards of wall outlets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the heads over. If your model of iPad 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers this means you can power multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring multiple travel adapters or using up additional power outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters 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 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 Montenegro 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 America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro. [8] [AD]
What is the best power charger for the iPad 2 in Montenegro?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge the iPad 2 with a Montenegrin power outlet with an Apple 30 pin cable and a Type C power adapter.

  1. To supply power to your iPad 2 from the Montenegrin power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (normally included with the iPad 2 by Apple).
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by two circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the USB cord into the USB mains 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. Switch on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of your tablet screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad 2 is recharging taking roughly 1 to 4 hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet

Powering the iPad 2 with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge the iPad 2 with a Montenegrin power outlet with an Apple 30-pin connector and a Type F USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPad 2 using a Montenegrin power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5] (this cable is typically included with your device by Apple).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Montenegrin power outlet. This round wall supply (called a Schuko plug) can be identified by two large round adjacent holes next to each other along with a pair of two thin metal grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB cord into the bottom of the USB mains charger 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. Switch on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your iPad will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad 2 is recharging which typically takes around one to four hours to recharge.
Powering the iPad 2 with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Montenegro Wikipedia page
  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, costing between $5 to $10.
  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, costing 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, estimated price between $15 to $20.