How to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation when staying in Azerbaijan

Using Micro USB Type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C USB charger to recharge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet and powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Schuko Type F power plug.

Azerbaijani power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of standards being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what to purchase in advance to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Azerbaijan. This page has been specifically written to prevent people worrying if they can power the Kindle Fire 2nd generation when going abroad.This guide shows what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire 2nd generation when you're visiting Azerbaijan by using the standard types F or C Azerbaijani 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When you are visiting Azerbaijan from a different country double check your Kindle Fire 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire 2nd generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure the Kindle Fire 2nd generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to prevent the device from being damaged during charging.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Azerbaijani power outlet to the Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This particular model of the Kindle Fire is recognised by the volume and power buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed version 10.5.1 operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update to make sure you have all the latest fixes for your tablet. For further information visit the support site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 2nd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Azerbaijan

Can the Kindle Fire 2nd generation be used in Azerbaijan?

You can use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Azerbaijan?

If travelling to more than one country the best travel charger for Azerbaijan is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different standards of power outlets in Azerbaijan (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world simply by switching the included plugs. If your model of Kindle Fire 2nd generation supports 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, and support for certain power demanding devices. Having a four port charger means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy multiple travel adapters on your trip to Azerbaijan or occupying additional power outlets. By only packing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and e-readers with only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger 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 different countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Azerbaijan

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for visitors of regions with unreliable 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 America visiting Azerbaijan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Azerbaijan. [9]
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Azerbaijan?

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

Using Micro USB Type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C USB charger to recharge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation using an Azerbaijani 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 Azerbaijani power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by 2 round holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect one end of the type B USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. At the side of the tablet located to the right of the HDMI connector you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes around under 5 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle Fire 2nd generation lasts roughly 8 - 9 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire 2nd generation please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet

Instructions showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with an Azerbaijani power outlet by using Type B micro USB cord and a Type F power charger.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from the Azerbaijani 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. Plug in the Type F USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This round wall supply, also called a Type F power outlet [7], can be recognised by the two 4.8mm round adjacent holes along with thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB Micro Type B connector into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. At the side of the located to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the battery life on the tablet should last approximately 8 to 9 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Azerbaijani Wiki page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire 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, 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.