Portable charger?

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  1. ButchBader

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    Hey, I'm of to America on Sunday and am flying on two planes to get there so I am wanting a portable charger but I need it by Sunday which means nipping to a shop. Does anyone recommend any charges and know any shops such as currys and pc world that will sell them?


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    Have you considered using a plug adaptor with your regular charger. The iPad charger can handle any voltage from 100-250 volts, all you need is the proper plug adaptor for U.S. plug sockets.
     
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    Yeah but on the plane there is no plug sockets
     
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    If you want to keep using your iPad for the whole flight, you may need a portable battery pack. The charging cord from your iPad plugs into it and the power pack recharges your iPad battery. Several companies, such as Mophie, make them.
     
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    Would a 5000mha battery pack do?
     
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    you din't say what kind of iPad you have, but that should recharge an iPad 3 battery about half way. The iPad 3 battery is rated at 11,560mAh. That would give you a total run time of 12-14 hours, depending on what you do with your iPad.

    Edit: as you're likely using an iPad mini, which has a battery capacity of 4,440mAh, the power pack you mentioned should fully recharge the battery one time, giving a total Battery use time of up to 20 hours, depending on the type of use.
     
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    Hmm, we are in the iPad mini forum......just sayin'

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    Sorry I have an ipad mini and thank you for the information :) much appreciated :)
     
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    Check out my edited post. I revised it to account for your having the iPad mini, not a full size iPad.
     
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    Cheers much appreciated :)
     

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