How to charge your iPad 4 from a power outlet in Nevis

Instructions showing how to charge the iPad 4 with a Nevis power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a three pinned Type B USB adapter, how to recharge the iPad 4 using a Type G power charger and powering the iPad 4 using a 2 pinned Type A USB adapter

Nevis power outlet

Different combinations of voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what to buy in advance to charge your iPad 4 in Nevis. This page has been specifically written to stop you needing to worry if you'll be able to charge the iPad 4 when Nevis.This guide shows what you'll need to charge the iPad 4 when staying in Nevis by using the standard Type G, A, B or D 230 volt 60Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Nevis from a different region please ensure 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 (for example 110v) double check your device is dual-voltage (marked with 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 are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad 4.

Charging the iPad 4 in Nevis

Can you use the iPad 4 in Nevis?

Yes, you can use the iPad 4 in Nevis.

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

When you are travelling with more than just your iPad 4 then the best international travel power adapter for Nevis to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. There are four types of plug sockets that Nevisian use (types G, A, B and D) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and G. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by switching the plugs. If your iPad 4 supports Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster charging times with one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel 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 power chargers or using up additional power outlets. By only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. 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 sit overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power adapter online. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Nevis

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge 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 can be necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable power grids. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Nevis using 3 pinned type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 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 Nevis.
What is the best travel adapter for recharging the iPad 4 in Nevis?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPad 4 from a Nevis power outlet

Using the Lightning Apple connector and a three pinned Type G USB adapter to charge the iPad 4 with a Nevis power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPad 4 using a Nevis power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple will typically supply this cable when you first purchase your iPad 4.
  2. Begin by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the Nevis power outlet. The plug outlet (called a Type G power outlet [3]) can be identified by 3 slots containing shutters in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and earth pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad 4. The iPad 4 lightning connector can be found at the base of the iPad 4.
  4. Switch on the Nevis 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 charging taking between 60-240 minutes to completely recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your iPad 4 from a Nevis power outlet

How to use a Type A power charger for charging your iPad 4 from a Nevis power outlet

Using an Apple Lightning cable with a 2 pinned Type A power charger to power your iPad 4 from a Nevis power outlet.

  1. To supply power to the iPad 4 using a Nevis power outlet you will need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple will usually supply this cable with your iPad 4.
  2. Begin by inserting the Type A USB power adapter in the Nevis power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by the 2 adjacent slots next to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Lightning charging cable 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 Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right corner of the iPad 4 will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad 4 is recharging taking roughly 1 - 4 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type A power charger for charging your iPad 4 from a Nevis power outlet

How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your iPad 4 from a Nevis power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge the iPad 4 with a Nevis power outlet by using the Lightning Apple connector and a three pinned Type B USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to the iPad 4 using a Nevis power outlet you'll need to use a Type B USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], Apple should usually supply this cable with your iPad 4.
  2. Begin by taking the Type B USB power adapter and plugging it into the Nevis power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 2 slots parallel to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet blades slide into with a hole below for the longer earthed pin.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad 4. The iPad 4 lightning connector can be found at the base of the iPad 4.
  4. Switch on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that appears in the top right hand corner of your tablet screen will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is powering up which should take roughly 60-240 minutes to recharge.
How to use a Type B power charger for recharging your iPad 4 from a Nevis power outlet

Powering the iPad 4 with a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

The Wiki Connections page on how to power your iPad 4 from a Nevis power outlet using a USB Lightning cable and a Type D power charger.

  1. If you want to power your iPad 4 using a Nevis power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [11] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5], this cable is typically included with your device.
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the Nevis power outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes called a Type D power outlet [10]) looks like three circular holes in a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Apple cord into the power adapter 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 Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top right hand corner of the iPad 4 will display a charging icon to indicate that the iPad is charging which takes around one to four hours to completely recharge.
Powering the iPad 4 with a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Kitts_and_Nevis - Wikipedia.org page about Nevis
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1595/en_US/ipad_user_guide.pdf - Official iPad user guide
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm - Type A power outlet
  7. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeB.htm - Type B power outlet
  9. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet
  10. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  11. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  12. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters