Charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a power outlet in Bangladesh

The WikiConnections page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet by using USB micro type B connector and a Type G USB charger, powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a 2 pin Type C Europlug power adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a 3 pin Type D USB plug

Bangladeshi power outlet

Varying different frequencies and region codes can all be daunting when planning on staying in another country, especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation . These instructions have been written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation abroad.If you are visiting Bangladesh the following useful instructions show how to power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation by using their types G, C, D or K 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will find power will change from country to country so we suggest reading the power supplies and Asia page for a full list of regions and countries. When you are visiting Bangladesh from another country double check the Kindle Fire 2nd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the Kindle Fire 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it. If you intend to visit a city like Dhaka or Chittagong we suggest reading the Bangladeshi Wikipedia web page [1] for further information.

These instructions show you how to connect the Bangladeshi power outlet to your 7" Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire model is identified by 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 10.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, but if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle software update to ensure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. Visit the Amazon support site for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 2nd generation user manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Bangladesh

Can you use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Bangladesh?

You can connect a Kindle Fire 2nd generation to a Bangladeshi power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Bangladesh?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire 2nd generation and visiting more than one country the best travel charger for Bangladesh to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [12]. Bangladeshis use four different standards of wall outlets (types G, C, D and K) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G. As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire 2nd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these travel chargers, along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

This will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers for your Bangladeshi trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single international USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation at an airport or on the plane. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones, tablets and speakers with just a single wall outlet.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for a flexible power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer; the power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [12] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Bangladesh

The 4 port USB travel charger [12] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following 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 are supplied 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 converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Bangladesh.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly 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 gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi only has 2 USB charging ports but offers a more flexible 6 AC outlets. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, B, E, F, G and I making it ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Bangladesh.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Bangladesh?

Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

The WikiConnections page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet by using USB micro type B connector and a Type G USB charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire 2nd generation using the Bangladeshi 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 plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the Bangladeshi power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by three rectangular holes with shutters in a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. On the side of the tablet situated to the right of the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Second Generation will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes approximately around 5 hours to fully recharge, but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The battery life on your Kindle tablet should last 8 to 9 hours depending on how you use it. For further information please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet with type B USB micro connector with a three pin Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the Bangladeshi power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the two circular adjacent holes where the twin pins go.
  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 2nd generation. At the side of your 7" Kindle Fire found to the right of the HDMI output you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire 2nd generation is approximately 8 to 9 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet by using Micro USB type B cord and a Type D USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it in the Bangladeshi power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by the three circular holes in a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB micro type B cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. At the side of the situated to the right of the HDMI connector you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes around around 5 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during recharging. The battery life on the Fire lasts 8 to 9 hours depending on how you use it. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a two pinned Type K USB adapter

Using Type B USB micro cable with a three pinned Type K power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Bangladeshi power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet you'll need to buy a Type K USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type K USB power adapter and plugging it in the Bangladeshi power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the 3 large holes in an upside-down triangular configuration for the 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 adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. At the side of your 7" Kindle Fire found to the right of the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bangladeshi power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during the charging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire 2nd generation is around 8 to 9 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Bangladeshi power outlet by using a two pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh - Bangladeshi Wikipedia web 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=201009560&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=EHVRDTACVKWJ25RH - Kindle Fire 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 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  10. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  12. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters