How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Turkey

Simple instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Turkish power outlet with USB Micro Type B connector and a three pin Type C Europlug USB adapter and how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a double pinned Type F Schuko USB charger.

Turkish power outlet

Various standards and plugs can often be daunting when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. This page is a simple guide showing you what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when travelling to Turkey by using the standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, you will discover most Turks will use Type F sockets in their wall outlets. If travelling to Turkey from another region check your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation came 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 power transformer to stop the device from overheating when powering up.

These instructions show you how to connect the Turkish power outlet to your 7 inch Kindle Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. Visit the Amazon page where you'll find the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 7 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 7.5.1 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation firmware, however if not we suggest installing the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation OS update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your tablet. For more information visit the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Turkey

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

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a Turkish power outlet.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Turkey?

When you are travelling to multiple countries the best international travel power adapter for Turkey to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Turks use two different types of plug sockets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster recharging times by using one of these types of power chargers along with additional compatibility with more power demanding devices. Unlike other adapters having a 4 port adapter will also allow you to recharge multiple devices at once without needing to pack seperate travel adapters or using up additional wall outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage while travelling and suitable for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at an airport or on a flight. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used when back at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest searching for this type of versatile travel adapter online. The power charger illustrated here 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 Turkey

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, but for visitors 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 visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Turkey and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power adapter for travellers originating from America visiting Turkey using 3 pin type B US plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs. This offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with just 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a flexible 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 suitable for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Turkey.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Turkey?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Turkish power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Instructions showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Turkish power outlet using Micro USB type B cord and a three pinned Type C Europlug USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Turkish 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. Insert the Type C USB power adapter in the Turkish power outlet. You can recognise the power supply by 2 circular adjacent holes.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Micro type B connector into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You can find the USB port on the side of your Fire located to the right of the HDMI connector.
  4. Switch on the Turkish power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the tablet display will show a charge icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes roughly around 5 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation should last approximately 7 to 10 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Turkish 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 HD 7 2nd generation from a Turkish power outlet

Using USB micro Type B cable with a Type F USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Turkish power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Turkish 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 the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it in the power outlet. This circular plug outlet, sometimes called a Schuko outlet, can be recognised by the two large round holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral, plus a pair of two grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then 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 7 2nd generation. At the side of the Kindle Fire Second Generation situated next to the HDMI jack you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Turkish power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around 5 hours to fully recharge however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation should last roughly 7 - 10 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Turkish power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkey - Turkey 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