Charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Angola

Instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Angolan power outlet using type B Micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter.

Angolan power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. This page was written to prevent visitors having to worry if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when they're staying in Angola.The following useful guide tells you exactly what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when you're visiting Angola using the 220 volt 50Hz C Type Angolan power outlet, with the Angolans using Europlugs for power outlets. If you are visiting Angola from another country ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect the Angolan power outlet to your 7" Kindle Fire HD and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. We recommend visiting the Amazon page where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle model is identified by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you have installed version 7.5.1 or greater of the Fire OS operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update which ensures you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. For more information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Angola

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Angola?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Angola.

Angola

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Angola?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation the best travel charger for Angola to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these travel chargers, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to buy individual travel chargers or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only packing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at the airport or on your flight. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel often we suggest searching for a multipurpose travel charger of this nature online; the travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Angola

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Angola 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 power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Angola using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also 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 is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Angola. [7]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Angola?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Angolan power outlet

Using type B USB Micro cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Angolan power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Angolan power outlet you'll need 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 plug the Type C USB power adapter in the Angolan power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins go.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. On the side of the tablet situated to the right of the HDMI jack you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Angolan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 7" Kindle Fire screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes roughly under 5 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life lasts around 7 - 10 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Angolan power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Angola Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet, 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, between $5 to $10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under $15.