How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Andorra

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Andorran power outlet with Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 2 pinned Schuko Type F power plug.

Andorran power outlet

Different combinations of region codes and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in a new country if you've never visited before. This page has simple instructions telling you exactly how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when you're travelling to Andorra by using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets, please note that Type F plug outlets are used by most Andorrans. If travelling to Andorra from another country please make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from being damaged during charging.

This guide shows you how to connect the Andorran power outlet to the tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire range. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire model can be recognised by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. This page assumes you have installed version 8.5.1 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation Fire operating system, but if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle software update which ensures you have the latest fixes for your tablet. Visit the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Andorra

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Andorra?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Andorra by using the correct power adaptor.

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What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Andorra?

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation the best travel charger for Andorra to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two types of plug sockets that Andorrans use (types F and C) and using a power charger like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters plus support for certain power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to power multiple devices at once without needing to buy individual travel adapters or using up additional wall sockets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying a versatile travel charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Andorra

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Andorra and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Andorra.
  • 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 the US using type B plugs and gives the same set of features as 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 a generous 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 power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Andorra?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Andorran power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Andorran power outlet.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using an Andorran power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the Andorran power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 round holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of your Second Generation Kindle Fire found to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Andorran power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes approximately under 5 hours to fully charge, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Second Generation battery life is 9 - 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Andorran 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 8.9 2nd generation from an Andorran power outlet

Using Micro USB type B connector and a Schuko Type F USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Andorran power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Andorran power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type F USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two 4.8mm round holes 19 mm adjacent to each other along with grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HD Second Generation situated next to the HDMI connector you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Andorran power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Fire display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 5 hours to fully recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the tablet lasts 9 - 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Andorran power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Andorra Wiki page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 cost 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 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, around $15.