How to charge the iPad Mini 2 from a power outlet in Montenegro

A page on how to power your iPad Mini 2 with a Montenegrin power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a two pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter and recharging the iPad Mini 2 using a two pinned Type F Schuko USB charger.

Montenegrin power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country if you've never visited before. These instructions were specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge your iPad Mini 2 when Montenegro.When going to Montenegro the following instructions show charging your iPad Mini 2 by using the standard types F or C Montenegrin 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When visiting Montenegro from another country please ensure that the iPad Mini 2 can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v make sure the iPad Mini 2 is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating when charging it. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad Mini 2.

Charging the iPad Mini 2 in Montenegro

Can the iPad Mini 2 be used in Montenegro?

You can connect the iPad Mini 2 to a Montenegrin power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPad Mini 2 in Montenegro?

When you are travelling with more than your iPad Mini 2 then the best travel charger for Montenegro is a multiple USB 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 chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of iPad Mini 2 can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel chargers plus support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power chargers for your trip to Montenegro. Because you are only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will also keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and smartphones with only a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend buying this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Montenegro

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 Mini 2, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Montenegro.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North 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 travel adapter for recharging the iPad Mini 2 in Montenegro?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPad Mini 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet

Using the Lightning Apple connector with a 2 pinned Europlug Type C power charger to power your iPad Mini 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the iPad Mini 2 using the Montenegrin power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple will typically supply this cable with your iPad Mini 2.
  2. Firstly insert the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by 2 round holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the cord into the power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector is situated at the bottom of the iPad Mini 2.
  4. Turn on the Montenegrin power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the iPad Mini 2 will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is powering up, typically taking around 60-240 minutes to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your iPad Mini 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPad Mini 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet

Using a USB Lightning Apple connector and a Schuko Type F USB adapter to charge the iPad Mini 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPad Mini 2 from the Montenegrin power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (typically already supplied with the iPad Mini 2 by Apple).
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Montenegrin power outlet. You can recognise the wall supply by two 4.8mm round holes 19 mm adjacent to each other, plus a pair of grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the Apple USB Lightning power cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Mini 2. The iPad Mini 2 lightning connector can be found at the base of the iPad Mini 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 Mini 2 is recharging taking roughly 1 - 4 hours to completely recharge.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your iPad Mini 2 from a Montenegrin power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Montenegrin Wiki 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, between $5 to $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 between $15 to $20.
  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 cost between $15 to $20.