Charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Algeria

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Algerian power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type C USB adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 2 pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

Algerian power outlet

Varying different frequencies and region codes can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country especially to the first time traveller. 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 Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Algeria. These instructions have been specifically written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation abroad.If you are visiting Algeria the following instructions show how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation by using their types F or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will discover that power will change from region to region so we suggest reading the power supplies and Africa page for a full list of countries. When you are travelling to Algeria from another country check that the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it. If you intend to visit a place like Algiers or Oran we recommend reading the Algerian Wikipedia web page [1] for further information.

These instructions show how to connect the Algerian power outlet to your 8.9" Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll find the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire model is identified by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear. These instructions assume you have installed version 8.5.1 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation OS, however if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle update which makes sure you have all the latest features for your Kindle. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation PDF manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Algeria

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Algeria?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation to an Algerian power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Algeria?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation the best international travel charger for Algeria to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two standards of plug sockets in Algeria (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can support Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power chargers, and compatibility with certain 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 Algerian trip. Only packing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel chargers 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 only a single power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer, the travel charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Algeria

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, but for those 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 are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Algeria 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 most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Algeria using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 Algeria.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Algeria?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Algerian power outlet

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Algerian power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Algerian power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. This ungrounded wall outlet, also called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, can be recognised by the 2 circular adjacent holes for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro type B connector into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of your Kindle tablet situated to the right of the HDMI jack you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Algerian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the tablet will display a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes less than 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the charging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation lasts roughly 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Algerian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Algerian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

A step by step guide showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Algerian power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a three pinned Type F USB adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the Algerian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it in the Algerian power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by two large holes 19 mm next to each other along with two grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro type B connector into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of the Fire situated to the right of the HDMI connector you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Algerian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Fire will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes roughly around 5 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during recharging. The battery life on the lasts 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Algerian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algeria - Algerian Wikipedia web page
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201016060&linkId=DLOFYKA26TCA5NOB - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201119640&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=BHZDW336CXLI4M7V - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, costing between $10 to $15.
  6. USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable - Used to connect USB devices which have a USB Mini-B port to computers, power supplies and other devices, costs under $10.
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet, between $15 to $20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at under $15.