Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Turkey

Learn how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Turkish power outlet using Type B USB micro connector with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type F USB charger.

Turkish power outlet

Various combinations of standards and plug types can often lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country especially to the first time traveller. This page contains a useful guide showing exactly what you'll need to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when you are in Turkey using their standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, please be aware Type F plug outlets are typically used by most Turks. If travelling to Turkey from a different country ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v check the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Turkish power outlet to the Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page to see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle Fire version is identified by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and the Amazon logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the firmware for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, but if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle update which makes sure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. For more information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Turkey

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Turkey?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Turkish power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Turkey?

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation and visiting multiple countries the best international travel charger for Turkey is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two types of power outlets in Turkey (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 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa simply by changing the supplied plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of USB power adapters, plus additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other adapters this will allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate power adapters. By only needing a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at an airport or on the flight. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using just a single wall outlet.

If you travel often we suggest buying this type of versatile power charger online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Turkey

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Turkey and over 150 countries around the world:

  • 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 visiting Turkey.
  • 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 originating from the US using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just 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 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 perfect for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Turkey.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Turkey?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Turkish power outlet

Using Type B Micro USB cable with a three pinned Type C USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Turkish power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Turkish power outlet you will 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 plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Turkish power outlet. This unearthed plug outlet, also known as the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug, can be identified by the two adjacent holes where the pins go.
  3. Then connect one end of the Type B USB cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top of the Fire located next to the power button you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Turkish power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during charging. The battery life on the 7" Kindle Fire HD is 8 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Turkish power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Turkish power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

A step by step guide showing how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Turkish power outlet with USB Type B cord with a Type F Schuko power charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Turkish power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. This recessed round wall outlet can be recognised by two round holes 19 mm adjacent to each other where the twin plug outlet pins sit along with two thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You can find the USB port on the top of your tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Turkish power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation battery life should last around 8 - 11 hours. For further information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Turkish power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

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=201597000&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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 4th 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