How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Azerbaijan

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Azerbaijani power outlet with USB micro Type B connector and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB charger and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a two pinned Schuko Type F power plug.

Azerbaijani power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of standards and sockets can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Azerbaijan. This guide was specifically written to stop visitors worrying if they can power their Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when they're going to Azerbaijan.This page contains simple instructions which shows exactly how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when you're in Azerbaijan by using the F or C type 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power sockets differ regionally therefore we suggest that you read the Wiki Connections global power sockets guide for a full list showing powering devices in different destinations. If you are travelling to Azerbaijan from a different country make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) ensure that the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to prevent the device from over-heating when powering up. If you plan on travelling to a place like Baku please refer to the Azerbaijan Wikipedia page [1] for more information prior to the location.

The following guide shows how to connect the Azerbaijani power outlet to your Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. Visit the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle tablet can be recognised by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back. This guide assumes that you are using version 7.5.1 or greater of the Fire OS operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle software update which ensures you have all the latest features for your tablet. Visit the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Azerbaijan

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Azerbaijan by using a power convertor.

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

When you are travelling to more than one country the best international travel power adapter for Azerbaijan to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different standards of wall outlets that Azeris use (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by switching the plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters for your Azerbaijani trip. Because you are only needing to pack a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

We suggest buying this type of versatile travel adapter online. The travel 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 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 who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Azerbaijan 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Azerbaijan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Azerbaijan. [9]
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Azerbaijan?

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

Using Type B USB connector with a Type C power adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the 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. First plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the Azerbaijani power outlet. The power supply (sometimes called a Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is recognised by the 2 adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B Micro USB cord into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of the 7" Kindle situated next to the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle display will display a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around under 5 hours to fully recharge to full capacity, but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD7 Second Generation battery life is around 7 to 10 hours. For more information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Azerbaijani power outlet with USB micro Type B connector and a three pinned Type F Schuko USB charger.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using an Azerbaijani 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. Start the process by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Azerbaijani power outlet. You can identify the plug outlet by two round adjacent holes next to each other, plus a pair of two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of your tablet found next to the HDMI output.
  4. Turn on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. The battery life on your tablet should last around 7 - 10 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Azerbaijan Wikipedia page
  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, costs 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 cost 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.