Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when staying in Kazakhstan

Using type B USB cable and a three pinned Type C USB adapter to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Kazakhstani power outlet and powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a double pinned Type F power adapter.

Kazakhstani power outlet

Various combinations of voltages and plug types can often lead to confusion when planning on visiting a different country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation . These guidelines have been written to stop people having to worry if they can charge their Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when they are going to Kazakhstan.This page has useful instructions telling you exactly what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when you're in Kazakhstan by using their types F or C Kazakhstani 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When travelling to Kazakhstan from another region make sure the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts ensure your device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power converter to avoid the device from overheating whilst powering it up.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Kazakhstani power outlet to your Second Generation Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. Please visit the Amazon page for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire version is recognised by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you are using version 7.5.1 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but if you don't we recommend installing the latest Kindle firmware update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. For further information go to the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Kazakhstan

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Kazakhstan.

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

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation the best travel power adapter for Kazakhstan is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Kazakhs use two different standards of power outlets (F and C) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the included heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these types of travel adapters and additional support for certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters this means you can recharge multiple devices at once without needing to bring multiple power chargers on your Kazakhstani trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only packing a single USB travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at an airport or on the flight. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without needing an additional wall outlet.

We suggest searching for a versatile power charger of this nature online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Kazakhstan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary for travellers to regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Kazakhstan 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 best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America going to Kazakhstan.
  • 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 gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Kazakhstan.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Kazakhstan?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet

Using type B USB cable and a three pinned Type C USB adapter to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Kazakhstani power outlet.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Kazakhstani 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. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the Kazakhstani power outlet. You can recognise the wall supply by the 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of your Second Generation Kindle Fire located to the right of the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Kazakhstani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation screen will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes around 5 hours to fully recharge but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life is approximately 7 to 10 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Kazakhstani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B cord and a Type F Schuko USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Kazakhstani power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise this power outlet by two large round holes 19 mm apart from each other for live and neutral pins along with two thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB 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 7 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of your Kindle tablet located next to the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the Kazakhstani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Second Generation Kindle Fire takes around under 5 hours to completely charge to full capacity, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the Second Generation Kindle Fire battery life should last roughly 7 - 10 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Kazakhstani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazakhstan - Kazakhstani 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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