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

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Djiboutian power outlet with USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a two pin Type E power charger.

Djiboutian power outlet

Different combinations of region codes and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. If planning a trip to Djibouti the following useful instructions show how to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by using their standard Type E or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are travelling to Djibouti from a different region please check the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) double check the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from over-heating whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Djiboutian power outlet to your Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this Kindle model by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed version 7.5.1 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle OS update which makes sure you have all the latest features for your Kindle. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation PDF manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Djibouti

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a Djiboutian power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Djibouti?

When travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation then the best travel adapter for Djibouti is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two standards of wall outlets that Djiboutians use (types E and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by changing the heads over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, plus compatibility with certain power hungry devices. This will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power adapters or occupying additional power sockets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at an airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying a flexible travel charger of this nature online; the travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Djibouti

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel adapters 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 best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Djibouti.
  • 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 is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Djibouti.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Djibouti?

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

Using type B USB micro cable and a Type C Europlug power charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Djiboutian power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Djiboutian power outlet you will need to buy 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 into the wall supply. The wall outlet is identified by 2 circular holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins slide into.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port on the side of the 7" Kindle located next to the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the Djiboutian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle takes around less than 5 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation lasts roughly 7 to 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Djiboutian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Djiboutian power outlet

The Wiki Connections page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Djiboutian power outlet with type B Micro USB cable and a Type E USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Djiboutian power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the Djiboutian power outlet. This recessed round power outlet, also known as a CEE 7/7 outlet, can be identified by the two circular holes 19mm apart from each other where the live and neutral pins go plus a metal earth pin protruding from the top to form a triangle shape.
  3. Connect the USB end of the micro USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port on the side of your Kindle Fire Second Generation found to the right of the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the Djiboutian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely recharge, but this may take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the 7" Kindle battery life should last 7 to 10 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Djiboutian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Djibouti - Djibouti 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&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=2Y75DDOG5AGHRIB2 - Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C 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 C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  9. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters