Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Suriname

Using Micro USB type B cord with a 3 pin Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Surinamese power outlet and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a two pin Type F power adapter.

Surinamese power outlet

Varying different frequencies and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never been there before. This page contains simple instructions which shows how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when travelling to Suriname using the standard F or C type Surinamese 127 volt 60Hz plug outlets. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when visiting Suriname from another country check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Typically electrical devices which originate from another country which use a higher voltage such as 220 volts can take longer to charge or won't turn on, so check your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual-voltage (you'll find these are usually marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to ensure proper use.

This guide shows how to connect the Surinamese power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire range. Please visit the Amazon page for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed Fire OS version 7.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle OS update which makes sure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. For more information go to the Amazon.com site 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 Suriname

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a Surinamese power outlet.

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

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation then the best international travel adapter for Suriname to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger. There are two different types of plug sockets in Suriname (F and C) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters and additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port charger means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel adapters or occupying additional wall sockets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at an airport or on a flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers using just a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we suggest searching for a multipurpose power adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Suriname

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, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Suriname and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 visiting Suriname using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Suriname. [9] [AD]
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Suriname?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Surinamese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using USB type B cord with a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Surinamese power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Surinamese power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Surinamese power outlet. The power supply (called the Europlug or Type C power outlet [3]) is identified by two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B Micro USB cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of the Kindle situated to the right of the HDMI jack you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Surinamese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life lasts approximately 7 - 10 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Surinamese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Surinamese power outlet

Using Micro USB type B cord with a 3 pin Schuko Type F power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Surinamese power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the Surinamese 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 into the power supply. You can identify the power supply by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes where the twin pins go, plus thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B Micro USB cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of the Kindle situated to the right of the HDMI jack you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Surinamese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life lasts approximately 7 - 10 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Surinamese power outlet

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Surinamese Wikipedia web 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, estimated cost 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, 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, estimated price between $10 to $15.
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price between $15 to $20.