How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when staying in Belarus

Instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Belarus power outlet with micro USB type B connector with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Schuko Type F power charger.

Belarus power outlet

Various region codes and plugs can often be confusing when planning to visit a foreign country especially if you've never visited before. This page has been specifically written to help prepare people wanting to charge their Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation abroad.If you're travelling to Belarus these instructions show powering your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using their F or C type 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are travelling to Belarus from a different region make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from being damaged whilst powering it. If you are planning to stay at a Belarus destination like Minsk please read the Belarus Wikipedia page [1] for more information on visiting the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Belarus power outlet to the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD 7" and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire series. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle version can be recognised by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed firmware version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation update which ensures you have the most up-to-date features for your Kindle. For more information visit the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Belarus

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Belarus?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Belarus power outlet by using a power convertor.

Belarus

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Belarus?

If travelling to more than one country the best travel adapter for Belarus to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different standards of wall outlets in Belarus (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the supplied heads over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge (please note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, along with additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters this means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to buy individual power chargers. Because you are only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter online - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign 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 any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to Belarus using 3 pinned type B American 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 originating from North America using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Belarus. [9]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Belarus?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Belarus power outlet

Instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Belarus power outlet with micro USB type B connector with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Belarus power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This wall supply (called a Europlug or Type C power outlet [3]) can be identified by two round holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. At the top of the Kindle found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Belarus power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation should last approximately 8 to 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Belarus power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Belarus power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using type B USB cord and a Type F power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Belarus power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Belarus power outlet you'll need to use 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 plugging it into the Belarus power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two adjacent holes and grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the top right of your Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD 7 inch situated next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Belarus power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes roughly less than 6 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The tablet battery life is 8 - 11 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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 4th generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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, costs 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. 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, 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, between $15 to $20.