How to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Bhutan

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Bhutanese power outlet using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type G power charger, powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB charger and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a three pinned Type D USB adapter

Bhutanese power outlet

Complicated region codes and plug types can all be daunting when planning to travel to a different country to the first time traveller. When travelling to Bhutan these useful instructions show powering your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using their standard types G, C, D, F or M Bhutanese 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power sources vary from region to region therefore we suggest that you read the WikiConnections travel power sockets list for a full list showing regions. If you are travelling to Bhutan from a different country check your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts make sure that your device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from being damaged during charging. If you intend on visiting a place like Thimphu we also suggest referring to the wikipedia.org entry about Bhutan [1] for more indepth details prior to travelling to the area.

The following guide shows how to connect the Bhutanese power outlet to your and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise this Kindle tablet by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back. This guide assumes you are using version 8.5.1 Fire operating system or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation PDF manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Bhutan

Can the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation be used in Bhutan?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation to a Bhutanese power outlet.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Bhutan?

When you are travelling to more than one country then the best international travel power adapter for Bhutan to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [15]. There are five types of wall outlets in Bhutan (types G, C, D, F and M) and using a travel charger like this ensures that you are covered for both types C and G. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the supplied heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times by using one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to charge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate power adapters on your trip to Bhutan. Because you are only needing to bring a single international USB travel charger will also keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage while travelling. Due to their versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

If you travel frequently we recommend searching for this type of flexible power charger online, the power charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [15] which has been successfully tested for charging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Bhutan

The 4 port USB travel charger [15] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Bhutan using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs and gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 2 USB charging ports but offers 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 wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Bhutan.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Bhutan?

How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Bhutanese power outlet

Using Type B USB cord with a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Bhutanese power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Bhutanese power outlet you'll need to use a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type G USB power adapter in the Bhutanese power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 3 holes with plastic shutters forming a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You can find the USB port on the side of your Second Generation Kindle Fire situated next to the HDMI output.
  4. Turn on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Fire display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes roughly around 5 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the tablet battery life lasts approximately 9 to 11 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type G power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Bhutanese power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Simple instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Bhutanese power outlet with Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter.

  1. In order to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Bhutanese power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly insert the Type C USB power adapter into the wall outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You will find the USB port at the side of the 8.9" Kindle Fire HD Second Generation situated next to the HDMI connector.
  4. Turn on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the tablet display will display a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Fire takes around 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during recharging. The battery life on your tablet should last approximately 9 to 11 hours. For more information on charging the please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type D power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Bhutanese power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Bhutanese power outlet you will need a Type D USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type D USB power adapter and inserting it into the power outlet. This wall supply, sometimes known as the Type D power outlet [9], looks like three circular holes in a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You will find the USB port at the side of the 8.9" Kindle Fire HD Second Generation situated next to the HDMI connector.
  4. Turn on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the tablet display will display a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during recharging. The battery life on your tablet should last approximately 9 to 11 hours. For more information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Bhutanese power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Bhutanese power outlet

Instructions showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Bhutanese power outlet by using USB type B connector and a Schuko Type F USB adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Bhutanese power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type F USB power adapter in the Bhutanese power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by two round holes 19 mm next to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go, plus a pair of two thin metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of the Kindle located to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Second Generation display will display a lightning icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes around less than 5 hours to completely charge to full capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the tablet battery life lasts around 9 to 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Bhutanese power outlet

How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Bhutanese power outlet

Using Type B Micro USB cord and a three pin Type M USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Bhutanese power outlet.

  1. To supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Bhutanese power outlet you'll need to use a Type M USB power adapter [14] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type M USB power adapter in the Bhutanese power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 3 circular holes forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Second Generation found to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Bhutanese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely charge, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life is roughly 9 to 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Bhutanese power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhutan - wikipedia.org entry about Bhutan
  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&tag=wikiconnections-20&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. 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  12. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  13. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  14. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M mains power outlet
  15. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters