How to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation when staying in Tajikistan

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Tajikistani power outlet by using Type B micro USB cord and a Type C power charger and recharging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a two pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

Tajikistani power outlet

Various region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning to stay in another country especially for the first time traveller. These instructions were written to prevent people worrying if they can power the Kindle Fire 2nd generation when going abroad.This useful guide will show you what you'll need to supply power to your Kindle Fire 2nd generation when you're travelling to Tajikistan by using the standard types F or C Tajikistani 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling anywhere you'll find that most power sockets will vary from region to region therefore we suggest that you read our Wikiconnections travel power sockets guide where you'll find a complete list of powering devices in different regions. If travelling to Tajikistan from another country please ensure that the Kindle Fire 2nd generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire 2nd generation came from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) make sure that your device is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to stop the device from overheating when charging it. If you plan on visiting a city such as Dushanbe or Khujand refer to the Tajikistani Wikipedia page [1] for further information on visiting the area.

These instructions show you how to connect the Tajikistani power outlet to the and refers to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation. Please ensure these instructions relate to your Kindle Fireby visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify this particular version of the Kindle Fire by the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back. This guide assumes you have installed firmware version 10.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire 2nd generation firmware update which ensures you have all the latest fixes for your device. For further information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 2nd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Tajikistan

Can the Kindle Fire 2nd generation be used in Tajikistan?

You can use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Tajikistan.

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

If travelling to more than one country the best travel charger for Tajikistan is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two different standards of wall outlets in Tajikistan (types F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world simply by switching the plugs. If your Kindle Fire 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from quicker charging times with one of these power adapters, and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other travel adapters this will also allow you to charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy individual power chargers. Because you are only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage whilst travelling and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation at the airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers with only a single plug socket.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online, the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good 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 charge devices via USB, but for visitors also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids. These travel converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, North 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 option for travellers originating from North America going to Tajikistan using 3 pinned type B US 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 is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 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 Tajikistan.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Tajikistan?

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

A step-by-step guide showing you how to charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Tajikistani power outlet by using Type B micro USB cord and a Type C power charger.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation from the Tajikistani power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This wall supply (called the Type C power outlet [3]) is recognised by the two circular adjacent holes next to each other where the twin pins slide into.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the type B USB cord into the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. On the side of your tablet located to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Tajikistani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 5 hours to completely charge however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during recharging. Typically the tablet battery life lasts roughly 8 - 9 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire 2nd generation please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Tajikistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Tajikistani power outlet

Using type B USB cord and a Type F power charger to power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Tajikistani power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Tajikistani power outlet you will need 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 in the Tajikistani power outlet. You can identify this wall supply by two holes 19 mm apart from each other where the twin pins slide into, plus a pair of two thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B micro USB cord into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. At the side of the Kindle found to the right of the HDMI socket you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Tajikistani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire 2nd generation screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes roughly less than 5 hours to completely charge however this may be longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The Fire battery life is 8 - 9 hours. For more information on charging the Kindle Fire 2nd generation please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery times.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Tajikistani power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tajikistan - Tajikistani 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=201009560&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=EHVRDTACVKWJ25RH - Kindle Fire 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 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