Charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Falkland Islands

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Falkland Islands power outlet by using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type G power adapter.

Falkland Islands power outlet

Complicated voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need to pick up in advance to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation . This guide has been written to help assist people wanting to power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when they are abroad.This step-by-step guide shows you exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when you are in Falkland Islands using the 240 volt 50Hz Type G Falkland Islands power outlet, with the Falkland Islanders using 13 amp plugs for charging. If you are visiting Falkland Islands from another country ensure your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure that your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overheating during charging.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Falkland Islands power outlet to your Kindle Fire Second Generation and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle tablet can be identified by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear. These instructions assume you are using Fire operating system version 8.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, however if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation software update which makes sure you have the latest fixes for your Kindle. For further information visit the manufacturers website at 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 Falkland Islands

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Falkland Islands?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Falkland Islands.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Falkland Islands?

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation the best international travel charger for Falkland Islands to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, plus additional support for certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers or using up additional power sockets. Because you are only packing a single international travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones, tablets and speakers without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to Falkland Islands we suggest searching for this type of versatile power adapter online; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

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 8.9 2nd generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Falkland Islands.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet for 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Falkland Islands.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Falkland Islands?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Falkland Islands power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Falkland Islands power outlet by using USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Type G power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 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. Insert the Type G USB power adapter into the Falkland Islands power outlet. This power outlet, sometimes known as a Type G power outlet [3], looks like 3 rectangular slots with plastic shutters in a triangle pattern.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Type B connector 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'll find the USB port on the side of the tablet situated to the right of the HDMI connector.
  4. Switch on the Falkland Islands power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle tablet takes approximately around 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life should last 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more 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.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Falkland Islands power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falkland_Islands - Falkland Islands Wiki 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=201016060&linkId=DLOFYKA26TCA5NOB - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 8.9 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