How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Syria

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Syrian power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a Type E power adapter, powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Europlug Type C USB adapter and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 3 pinned Type L USB plug

Syrian power outlet

Varying different combinations of standards and sockets can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never been there before. These guidelines have been written to prepare people wanting to charge their Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when they're abroad.When staying in Syria this page contains instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using their standard types E, C or L Syrian 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. If travelling to Syria from another country double check your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating whilst powering it up. If you are planning on visiting a Syrian destination like Aleppo refer to the wikipedia entry about Syria [1] for further details prior to the location.

The following guide shows how to connect the Syrian power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using version 8.5.1 or greater of the OS for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle software update which ensures you have the latest fixes for your Kindle. For more information go to the Amazon.com support site for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Syria

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

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

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

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Syria to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Syrians use three different types of plug sockets (types E, C and L) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C. Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the included heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these types of USB travel adapters plus compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets. Having a 4 port charger will allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack seperate power adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will also keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage whilst travelling and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation at an airport or on a plane. Because of their flexibility these types of adapters can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers and using just a single plug socket.

For those travelling frequently we recommend buying a versatile travel adapter like this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Syria

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting 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 counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Syria 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 most popular portable power converter for travellers originating from America going to Syria.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and gives the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Syria.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Syria?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Syrian power outlet

Using USB micro Type B connector and a Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Syrian power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Syrian 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. First you'll need to plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the wall outlet. The plug supply can be recognised by the two circular holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire found to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the Syrian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes roughly less than 5 hours to fully recharge, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. The tablet battery life lasts approximately 9 to 11 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Syrian power outlet

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

A step-by-step guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Syrian power outlet with USB Micro type B cord and a three pinned Type E USB adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Syrian power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type E USB power adapter and plugging it in the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by the two adjacent holes where the twin plug outlet pins go and a long metal grounding pin protruding in the top forming a triangular pattern.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of the Fire found next to the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Syrian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation will show a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately under 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity, but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation should last approximately 9 - 11 hours. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation 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 E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Syrian power outlet

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

The Wiki Connections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Syrian power outlet with micro USB Type B cable with a Type L power charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Syrian power outlet you will need a Type L USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type L USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This flattened hexagon shaped plug supply, sometimes called a Type L power outlet [9], looks like three large circular holes in a line for live, neutral and ground. Note that there are two different variations of Type L wall supply, one rated for 10 amps and one at 16 amps. A 10 amp version has 4mm thick round pins spaced 5.5mm apart and a 16 amp version has slightly larger 5mm thick pins spaced 8mm apart.
  3. Connect one end of the type B Micro USB cord 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 Kindle tablet situated next to the HDMI jack.
  4. Turn on the Syrian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle display will display a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Second Generation Kindle Fire takes around 5 hours to completely recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst recharging. The Second Generation Kindle Fire battery life is roughly 9 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
How to use a Type L power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Syrian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syria - wikipedia entry about Syria
  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/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 8.9 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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeL.htm - Type L power outlet
  10. Type L USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type L mains power outlet
  11. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters