Charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when visiting Belarus

Instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Belarus power outlet using USB Type B cord with a Europlug Type C USB charger and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Type F Schuko power adapter.

Belarus power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and sockets can often be confusing when planning on visiting a foreign country especially if you've never been there before. These instructions have been specifically written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation abroad.This page has step-by-step instructions which shows how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when you're visiting Belarus using the types F or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power sockets change depending on which country you are visiting therefore please read the travel power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Belarus from a different country please make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overheating during charging.

These instructions show how to connect the Belarus power outlet to the Kindle Fire Second Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. We recommend visiting the Amazon page where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This particular version of Kindle can be identified by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear. 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 we recommend installing the most recent Kindle firmware update to make sure you have the latest features for your Kindle. For further information visit the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Belarus

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a Belarus power outlet.

Belarus

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

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation then the best travel adapter for Belarus is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Belarusians use two different types of power outlets (types F and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers for your Belarus trip or using up additional power sockets. Only packing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at an airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional plug socket.

We suggest searching for this type of flexible travel charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Belarus

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 portable option for travellers originating from America going to Belarus using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Belarus. [9]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Belarus?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Belarus power outlet

Using USB Type B cord with a three pinned Europlug Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Belarus power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Belarus 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. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the 2 round holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of your Kindle tablet found next to the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Belarus power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Second Generation Kindle Fire HD will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life should last 7 to 10 hours depending on how you use it. For more information on charging 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 Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Belarus power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Belarus power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

A guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Belarus power outlet using Micro USB type B connector with a 3 pin Type F USB charger.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Belarus power outlet you will need to use 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 Belarus power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two large adjacent holes for live and neutral pins along with a pair of thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of your tablet situated to the right of the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the Belarus power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle Fire takes approximately around 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation lasts around 7 to 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Belarus power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Belarus 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 - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, priced under $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 price between $5 to $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, estimated price under $20.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $15 to $20.