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

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Kyrgyzstani power outlet using type B USB micro cord with a 3 pin Type C Europlug power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a two pin Type F Schuko power charger.

Kyrgyzstani power outlet

Various standards and plug types can all be daunting when planning on staying in a different country, especially to the first time traveller. These guidelines were specifically written to assist people wanting to power their Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when they are going abroad.This page contains instructions demonstrating exactly what you'll need to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when you're travelling to Kyrgyzstan using their standard F or C type 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If travelling to Kyrgyzstan from a different country ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

The following guide shows you how to connect the Kyrgyzstani power outlet to the Kindle Fire HD Second Generation and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page to see the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify this Kindle Fire model by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes you are using version 7.5.1 or greater of the operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle firmware update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle Fire. For further information visit the support site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation user guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Kyrgyzstan

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a Kyrgyzstani power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

Kyrgyzstan

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

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation the best international travel charger for Kyrgyzstan is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Kyrgyz use two different standards of plug sockets (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these types of power adapters and additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to bring seperate travel adapters. By only packing a single international travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage whilst travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power 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 tablets, smartphones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

We recommend searching for an adaptable power adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Kyrgyzstan

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Kyrgyzstan and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Kyrgyzstan.
  • 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 and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 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 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 majority of travellers from around the world visiting Kyrgyzstan. [9]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Kyrgyzstan?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Kyrgyzstani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Kyrgyzstani power outlet using type B USB micro cord with a 3 pin Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the Kyrgyzstani power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by two adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You can find the USB port at the side of the 7 inch Kindle located to the right of the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the Kyrgyzstani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the tablet will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes less than 5 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on your Fire is approximately 7 to 10 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Kyrgyzstani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet

Using Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type F power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Kyrgyzstani power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Kyrgyzstani power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. This recessed round wall outlet can be recognised by the two 4.8mm adjacent holes next to each other where the pins go, plus thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB type B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. On the side of the 7 inch Kindle located to the right of the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Kyrgyzstani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Fire takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during recharging. The 7 inch Kindle battery life should last roughly 7 - 10 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Kyrgyzstani country entry on wikipedia
  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 - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, estimated price 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, estimated cost under $10.
  7. iec.ch - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Type F USB chargers are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, priced at under $20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, around $15.