Charging the iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Martinique

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge the iPhone 6 from a Martinican power outlet by using an Apple USB Lightning connector and a Type E USB charger, charging the iPhone 6 using a double pinned Type C power adapter and recharging the iPhone 6 using a Type D power adapter

Martinican power outlet

If you are organizing a trip it can be helpful to know in advance if you can use your devices such as mobiles and cameras when you arrive. By not knowing which power socket is used you are more likely to bring the wrong power charger, therefore leaving you needing to buy a potentially expensive adaptor on arrival. Various combinations of standards and plug types can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the iPhone 6 . If you are visiting Martinique the following useful instructions show how to charge the iPhone 6 by using the Type D, C or E Martinican 220 volt 50Hz power outlets, Type D wall outlets are normally used by a majority of Martiniquais. You'll discover that power changes regionally therefore please read the power supplies and North America page for a full list of regions and countries. If you are visiting Martinique from another country please check the iPhone 6 can accept a 240v supply. If the iPhone 6 was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure your iPhone 6 is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you intend on taking a trip to a Martinican destination such as Fort-de-France please refer to the Martinique wikipedia page [1] for more details on visiting the location. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Martinique

Can the iPhone 6 be used in Martinique?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone 6 to a Martinican power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 in Martinique?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your iPhone 6 the best international travel charger for Martinique to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. Martiniquais use three different standards of wall outlets (types D, C and E) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the included heads. If your model of iPhone 6 is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to power multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only packing 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. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using just a single power outlet.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest searching for a versatile power adapter of this nature online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Martinique

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Martinique and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Martinique.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Martinique.
What is the best power adapter for the iPhone 6 in Martinique?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Martinican power outlet

Using the USB Lightning Apple connector with a two pin Europlug Type C power adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 with a Martinican power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 using the Martinican power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (usually included with the device).
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Martinican power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the 2 circular adjacent holes for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the USB charging cord into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Martinican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes around one-four hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Martinican power outlet

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Martinican power outlet

Using the Apple USB Lightning cable and a Type D USB adapter to power the iPhone 6 with a Martinican power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 from the Martinican power outlet you will need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [7] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (this USB cable is usually supplied with the device by Apple).
  2. Begin by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise the wall outlet by the three circular holes in a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Apple charging cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Turn on the Martinican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right corner of the cell screen will display a charging icon to indicate that the mobile is powering up and takes roughly 1 to 4 hours to recharge to full capacity.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Martinican power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Martinican power outlet

Learn how to power the iPhone 6 from a Martinican power outlet using an Apple USB Lightning cable and a Type E USB adapter.

  1. In order to power the iPhone 6 from a Martinican power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [9] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (the USB cable is typically supplied with your device by Apple).
  2. Plug in the Type E USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise this power outlet by two large adjacent holes where the twin pins go along with one long metal earth pin protruding in the top to form a triangle configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB to Apple Lightning cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector can be found at bottom of your iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the Martinican power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which you'll find in the top right hand corner of your mobile will display a charge icon to indicate that the phone is recharging which takes around 60 to 240 minutes to completely recharge.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a Martinican power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martinique - Martinique wikipedia page
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1565/en_US/iphone_user_guide.pdf - Official iPhone user guide
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  7. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  9. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  10. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters