Charging your iPad Air from a power outlet in Falkland Islands

Using a Lightning Apple cable and a Type G USB charger to power the iPad Air from a Falkland Islands power outlet.

Falkland Islands power outlet

Complicated combinations of standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in another country, especially to the first time traveller. These instructions have been written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your iPad Air abroad.If planning a trip to Falkland Islands these instructions show charging the iPad Air using the 240 volt 50Hz Type G Falkland Islands power outlet, with the Falkland Islanders using a 13 amp plug for wall outlets. If you are visiting Falkland Islands from another country please check the iPad Air can accept a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check the iPad Air is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it up. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPad Air.

Charging the iPad Air in Falkland Islands

Can you use the iPad Air in Falkland Islands?

You can use the iPad Air in Falkland Islands.

What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPad Air in Falkland Islands?

When travelling with more than just your iPad Air and visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Falkland Islands to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the heads. If your type of iPad Air is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters along with support for more power demanding devices like tablets.

This will also allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power chargers on your trip. By only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your iPad Air at an airport or on the flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of flexible travel charger online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Falkland Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the iPad Air, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Falkland Islands and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Falkland Islands.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Falkland Islands.
What is the best travel charger for recharging the iPad Air in Falkland Islands?

Powering the iPad Air with a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using the USB Lightning Apple connector with a three pinned Type G power adapter to recharge your iPad Air with a Falkland Islands power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the iPad Air using a Falkland Islands power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (Apple should normally supply this USB cable with the iPad Air).
  2. Begin by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it into the Falkland Islands power outlet. This power outlet (known as a Type G power outlet [3]) can be recognised by 3 rectangular slots forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Apple power cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPad Air. The iPad Air lightning connector can be found at the base of the iPad Air.
  4. Turn on the Falkland Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the tablet will display a charging icon to indicate that the tablet is recharging which should take around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge.
Powering the iPad Air with a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkland_Islands - wikipedia entry about Falkland Islands
  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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters