How to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Nevis

A guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Nevis power outlet using micro USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type B power adapter, how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Type G power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a double pin Type A USB plug

Nevis power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of region codes and plug types can often lead to confusion when planning on staying in a different country, especially for the first time traveller. These instructions were specifically written to prevent you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when you are travelling to Nevis.If you're travelling to Nevis this page contains useful instructions showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation by using their Type G, A, B or D Nevis 230 volt 60Hz power outlets. When you are travelling to Nevis from another country check the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check that the device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it.

The following guide shows you how to connect the Nevis power outlet to the and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle Fire model can be identified by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back. These instructions assume you have installed Fire OS version 8.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, if not we suggest installing the most recent Kindle update which makes sure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation user manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Nevis

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Nevis.

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

If travelling to multiple countries or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation the best international travel charger for Nevis is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. Nevisian use four different standards of plug sockets (types G, A, B and D) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for both types A and G. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these USB power chargers, along with support for more power hungry devices. Unlike other travel chargers this means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple power chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. By only needing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage while travelling and on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation at the airport or on a plane. Due to their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers and using only a single power outlet.

If you travel often we suggest buying an adaptable travel adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer; the multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Nevis

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 option for travellers originating from North America visiting Nevis.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and gives almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half the 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Nevis. [13]
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Nevis?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Instructions on how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Nevis power outlet by using USB micro type B cord and a Type G USB adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Nevis power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type G USB power adapter into the Nevis power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the 3 vertical rectangular slots containing plastic shutters in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter 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 HD located to the right of the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Second Generation Kindle Fire HD display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes around 5 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life is around 9 to 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 times and the charging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Nevis power outlet

Using Type B Micro USB connector with a three pin Type A USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Nevis power outlet.

  1. To charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Nevis power outlet you'll need to buy a Type A USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug the Type A USB power adapter into the Nevis power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by two thin adjacent slots for live and neutral blades.
  3. Plug in one end of the micro USB Type B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You can find the USB port at the side of the Fire situated next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation will display a charge icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes approximately under 5 hours to completely charge to full capacity, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The battery life on the tablet should last roughly 9 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Type A power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Nevis power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

A guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Nevis power outlet using micro USB Type B cable and a three pinned Type B power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Nevis power outlet you will need to buy a Type B USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type B USB power adapter and inserting it in the Nevis power outlet. The wall supply (sometimes known as a Type B power outlet [9]) is recognised by 2 slots next to each other where the short two blades go with a semicircular shaped hole below for the long ground pin.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro Type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You will find the USB port at the side of your 8.9 inch Kindle found to the right of the HDMI connector.
  4. Switch on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation display will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes approximately around 5 hours to completely recharge to full capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation lasts 9 to 11 hours. 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 a Nevis power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Nevis power outlet

Instructions showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Nevis power outlet by using USB micro type B cord with a Type D USB adapter.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the Nevis power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type D USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by three circular holes in a triangular pattern for live, neutral and ground.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter 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 HD located to the right of the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Nevis power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Second Generation Kindle Fire HD screen will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes less than 5 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life is approximately 9 to 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 times and the charging process.
How to use a Type D power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Nevis power outlet

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Nevis Wikipedia web page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply, 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, estimated cost between $5 to $10.
  7. iec.ch - Type A power outlet
  8. Type A USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type A mains power outlet, costs between $10 to $15.
  9. iec.ch - Type B power outlet
  10. Type B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B mains power outlet, estimated price under $15.
  11. iec.ch - Type D power outlet
  12. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet, between $10 to $15.
  13. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, between $10 to $15.