Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Falkland Islands

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Falkland Islands power outlet by using Micro USB type B connector and a Type G USB charger.

Falkland Islands power outlet

Different combinations of standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on visiting a new country, especially for the first time traveller. If you're visiting Falkland Islands the following instructions show how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by using their 240 volt 50Hz Type G plug outlet, with the Falkland Islanders using 13 amp plugs for power outlets. If you are travelling to Falkland Islands from a different country please check that your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure that your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from overloading during charging.

This guide shows how to connect the Falkland Islands power outlet to the Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire model is identified by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed OS version 7.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle firmware update which makes sure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. For more information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Falkland Islands

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation be used in Falkland Islands?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Falkland Islands?

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation the best international travel charger for Falkland Islands to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these travel chargers along with support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port charger means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel adapters or occupying additional power sockets. By only needing to bring a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Falkland Islands

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] 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, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Falkland Islands.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs. This offers 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 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 Falkland Islands.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Falkland Islands?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using Type B USB cable and a Type G power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Falkland Islands power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Falkland Islands power outlet you'll need a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type G USB power adapter and inserting it in the Falkland Islands power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the 3 vertical holes containing shutters forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of your Kindle tablet situated to the right of the HDMI jack you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Falkland Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle tablet will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The takes approximately around 5 hours to completely recharge but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life is approximately 7 - 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Falkland Islands power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkland_Islands - Falkland Islands Wikipedia page
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=200939330&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201119640&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=BHZDW336CXLI4M7V - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters