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

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Andorran power outlet with type B USB Micro cord with a three pin Type C power adapter and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Type F Schuko power charger.

Andorran power outlet

When organizing a trip to Andorra it can be helpful to know in advance if you can use your vital devices like mobile phones and laptop computers when you're there. However, by not knowing which wall socket is being used you could pack the wrong adaptor, thereby leaving you having to purchase a suitable power adaptor when you get there which might be incompatible and cause damage to the device. Differing standards and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. This page contains step-by-step instructions showing what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when you are visiting Andorra by using their standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, a majority of Andorrans typically use Type F power outlets. If travelling to Andorra from a different country please make sure your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from overloading during charging. If you intend on travelling to destinations like Andorra la Vella or Santa Coloma we recommend referring to the wikipedia.org web page about Andorra [1] for more details prior to visiting the location.

These instructions show how to connect the Andorran power outlet to the and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can identify this Kindle Fire version by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear. This page assumes you are using version 7.5.1 or greater of the OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation OS update to make sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Andorra

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to an Andorran power outlet.

Andorra

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

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation then the best travel power adapter for Andorra is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Andorrans use two different types of power outlets (F and C) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters along with additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port charger means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel adapters or occupying additional power sockets. Only packing a single USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at an airport or on the flight. Because of their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Andorra we recommend buying a versatile power charger of this nature online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Andorra

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Andorra.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Andorra. [9]
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Andorra?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Andorran power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

A guide showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Andorran power outlet by using Micro USB type B cord and a 3 pin Type C Europlug power adapter.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Andorran 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. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Andorran power outlet. The power supply (called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port on the side of your Second Generation Kindle Fire located next to the HDMI jack.
  4. Switch on the Andorran power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the 7" Kindle Fire display will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely recharge but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life should last around 7 - 10 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Andorran power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

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

Using Type B Micro USB cable with a Type F USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Andorran power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Andorran 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. First you'll need to insert the Type F USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can identify the power supply by the two circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins, plus a pair of thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of your 7" Kindle Fire located to the right of the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the Andorran power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a lightning icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Second Generation Kindle Fire takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely recharge but this may be longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life lasts approximately 7 - 10 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Andorran power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - wikipedia.org web page about Andorra
  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 at 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, priced 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 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.