How to charge the iPad 4 when staying in Montenegro

Using the Lightning Apple connector with a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your iPad 4 from a Montenegrin power outlet and how to recharge the iPad 4 using a two pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Montenegrin power outlet

Various voltages and sockets can all be daunting when planning on travelling to a foreign country if you've never visited before. This page has been specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the iPad 4 when Montenegro.If you are going to travel to Montenegro the following instructions show charging your iPad 4 using their standard Type F or C Montenegrin 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are travelling to Montenegro from another region please ensure that the iPad 4 can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the iPad 4 was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v double check your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from over-heating whilst powering it. These instructions assume that you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 4.

Charging the iPad 4 in Montenegro

Can the iPad 4 be used in Montenegro?

You can connect the iPad 4 to a Montenegrin power outlet by using a power convertor.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPad 4 in Montenegro?

When you are travelling to more than one country the best travel power adapter for Montenegro to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Montenegrins use two different types of plug sockets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your model of iPad 4 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual travel chargers. Only needing to pack a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being convenient for recharging your iPad 4 at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

We recommend searching for a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power supplies. These travel 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 most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Montenegro.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Montenegro. [8] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPad 4 in Montenegro?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad 4 from a Montenegrin power outlet

Using the Lightning Apple cable with a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your iPad 4 from a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the iPad 4 using a Montenegrin power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (this cable is usually already supplied with the device).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 round adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Lightning power cable into the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad 4. The iPad 4 lightning connector is found at the base of the iPad 4.
  4. Turn on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of your tablet screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPad is charging taking between 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPad 4 from a Montenegrin power outlet

Powering the iPad 4 with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using an Apple Lightning cable with a 2 pinned Schuko Type F power charger to power your iPad 4 from a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the iPad 4 from the Montenegrin power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] - Apple should usually supply this cable with your iPad 4.
  2. Begin by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Montenegrin power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two holes 19 mm apart from each other for live and neutral along with grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Apple Lightning power cord into the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad 4. The iPad 4 lightning connector is situated at the bottom of the iPad 4.
  4. Turn 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 4 is recharging and takes between one-four hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
Powering the iPad 4 with a Montenegrin power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Montenegrin 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, around $10.
  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, costing around $15.
  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, 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, between $15 to $20.