Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Armenia

Using type B Micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Armenian power outlet and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a 2 pin Type F Schuko power adapter.

Armenian power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning to stay in a new country, especially to the first time traveller. If planning a trip to Armenia these instructions show powering the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by using their types F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling to Armenia from a different country please ensure your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it.

The following instructions show how to connect the Armenian power outlet to the Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle model can be identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation software update to ensure you have the latest set of features for your Kindle. For more information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Armenia

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Armenia?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Armenia.

Armenia

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Armenia?

If you are travelling to more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Armenia is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two standards of plug sockets in Armenia (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 can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, plus compatibility with certain power hungry devices. Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port charger will allow you to power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack multiple power chargers or using up additional power sockets. Only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at an airport or on your flight. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers without needing an additional plug socket.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for this type of flexible power adapter online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Armenia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Armenia and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Armenia using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as 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 a more 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 Armenia. [9]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Armenia?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Armenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Armenian power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using the Armenian 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 plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Armenian power outlet. The wall outlet (known as a Europlug) can be recognised by two adjacent holes where the live and neutral pins go.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB Type B cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top of your tablet situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Armenian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life lasts approximately 8 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with an Armenian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Armenian power outlet

A page showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Armenian power outlet with Type B Micro USB cable and a Type F Schuko power adapter.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Armenian 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 power supply. You can identify the wall outlet by the two large adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral, plus a pair of thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains USB 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 of your tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Armenian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD display will show a charge icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation lasts 8 to 11 hours depending on use. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from an Armenian power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Wikipedia.org entry about Armenia
  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, 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, priced at around $15.