How to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a power outlet in Tajikistan

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Tajikistani power outlet with USB Micro Type B cable with a Type C power charger and charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation using a 2 pinned Schuko Type F power plug.

Tajikistani power outlet

Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be daunting when planning to stay in a different country to the first time traveller. The following step by step instructions tells you exactly how to power the Kindle Fire 1st generation when you are visiting Tajikistan by using the standard Type F or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. When you are visiting Tajikistan from a different country check that the Kindle Fire 1st generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire 1st generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) check your device is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overloading when charging it. If you plan on staying at a Tajikistani place such as Dushanbe or Khujand refer to the Tajikistan country Wiki page [1] for further details prior to the location.

These instructions show how to connect the Tajikistani power outlet to your tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire 1st generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire by visiting the Amazon page to see the full product range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle tablet is recognised by a power button on the bottom and a Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using version 6.3.4 or greater of the operating system for the Kindle Fire 1st generation, however if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle Fire 1st generation update to ensure you have the most up to date features for your tablet. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 1st generation manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Tajikistan

Can you use a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Tajikistan?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Tajikistan by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Tajikistan?

If travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel power adapter for Tajikistan to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Tajikistanis use two different standards of wall outlets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries around the world simply by switching the plugs over. If your model of Kindle Fire 1st generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of USB power chargers plus compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a four port charger means you can power multiple devices at once without needing to buy multiple travel adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only packing a single travel charger will help keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage as well as being on hand for charging your Kindle Fire 1st generation at the airport or on the plane. Due to their flexibility these types of adapters can be used back at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single wall outlet.

If you travel frequently we recommend buying this type of flexible power charger at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Tajikistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Tajikistan 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 Tajikistan using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs and is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more generous 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Tajikistan.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Tajikistan?

Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Tajikistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using USB type B connector and a Europlug Type C USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Tajikistani power outlet.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire 1st generation using a Tajikistani 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 the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Tajikistani power outlet. The power supply (sometimes known as the Type C power outlet [3]) can be identified by 2 holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Then connect one end of the Micro USB type B connector into the power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. On the foot of your Kindle Fire first generation found between the power button and the headphone socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Tajikistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire 1st generation will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st generation takes approximately less than 4 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during recharging. The tablet battery life lasts approximately 7 to 8 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire 1st generation with a Tajikistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Tajikistani power outlet

The Wiki Connections guide on how to power your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Tajikistani power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a Type F power adapter.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire 1st generation from the Tajikistani power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type F USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by the two holes 19 mm apart from each other for live and neutral, plus a pair of two thin grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  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 1st generation. At the base of your Kindle Fire 1st generation situated between the power button and the headphone output you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Tajikistani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire 1st generation display will display a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st generation takes approximately under 4 hours to fully recharge but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the Kindle battery life is 7 to 8 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire 1st generation please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from a Tajikistani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tajikistan - Tajikistan country Wiki 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=200711000&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=SLZV3UCJE7XZ4Y7M - Kindle Fire 1st 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 1st 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