How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Azerbaijan

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Azerbaijani power outlet with Type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type C Europlug USB adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 2 pinned Schuko Type F power plug.

Azerbaijani power outlet

Varying different combinations of frequencies and region codes can all cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what to pick up in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Azerbaijan. If you're visiting Azerbaijan this page contains instructions showing you how to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power sources will change regionally so we suggest that you read our Wiki Connections travel power sockets guide where you'll find a full list showing regions and countries. If travelling to Azerbaijan from another country please check 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 Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overloading whilst powering it. If you are planning on travelling to a city such as Baku we also recommend reading the Azerbaijani entry on Wikipedia [1] for more indepth details prior to the location.

These instructions show you how to connect the Azerbaijani power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. We recommend visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify this Kindle by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear. This guide assumes you have installed version 8.5.1 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, but if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation OS update to make sure you have the most up to date features for your tablet. For further information go to the manufacturers site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Azerbaijan

Can the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation be used in Azerbaijan?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation to an Azerbaijani power outlet.

Azerbaijan

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

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation then the best travel charger for Azerbaijan is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. Azeris use two different types of plug sockets (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 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times by using one of these types of USB travel adapters, and support for certain power demanding devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger will allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage as well as being on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation at an airport or on the plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a versatile travel charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Azerbaijan

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Azerbaijan 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 going to 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 originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to 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 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Azerbaijan. [9]
What is the best travel adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Azerbaijan?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet

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

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Azerbaijani power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Azerbaijani power outlet. The power supply (sometimes known as the Europlug) can be identified by two circular adjacent holes where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B Micro USB cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of the 8.9" Kindle found 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 is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your 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 depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the Kindle battery life is 9 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging process.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Azerbaijani power outlet with Type B USB cord and a 3 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using an Azerbaijani power outlet you will need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type F USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This sunken circular plug outlet can be identified by two large round adjacent holes next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins slide into and metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB type B connector into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of the Kindle located to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the Azerbaijani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes roughly less than 5 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation lasts roughly 9 - 11 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Azerbaijani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Azerbaijani entry on Wikipedia
  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, 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, 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 at 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.