Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when visiting Turkmenistan

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Turkmen power outlet with USB micro Type B cable and a three pinned Europlug Type C power adapter, powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Type B power adapter and powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a double pin Type F Schuko power plug

Turkmen power outlet

Various combinations of standards and plugs can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article tells you exactly what to buy in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation . This page was written to prevent travellers needing to worry if they can charge their Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when they are staying in Turkmenistan.When visiting Turkmenistan this page has useful instructions showing how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by using the C, B or F type Turkmen 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When you are travelling to Turkmenistan from another country please check your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it. If you're planning to visit a city like Ashgabat we also recommend reading the Turkmen Wikipedia web page [1] for further information on the location.

This guide shows you how to connect the Turkmen power outlet to your and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This particular make of Kindle tablet is recognised 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. These instructions assume you have installed version 4.5.5 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however if you don't visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation OS update which ensures you have the most up to date fixes for your Kindle. For more information go to the support website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Turkmenistan

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Turkmen power outlet.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Turkmenistan?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation then the best travel charger for Turkmenistan to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Turkmens use three different standards of wall outlets (types C, B and F) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the included heads over. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these travel adapters plus compatibility with more power demanding devices.

Unlike other travel chargers this means you can charge more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack individual travel adapters for your trip or using up additional wall outlets. Only needing to bring a single lightweight travel charger will keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We suggest searching for a flexible travel charger similar to this online. The multipurpose travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Turkmenistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which is necessary when visiting regions with unstable power supplies. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Turkmenistan 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 best selling portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Turkmenistan.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs. This is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 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 ideal for a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Turkmenistan.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Turkmenistan?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Turkmen power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Using Micro USB type B cord and a Type B power adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Turkmen power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Turkmen power outlet you will need a Type B USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type B USB power adapter into the Turkmen power outlet. The power supply, sometimes known as the Type B power outlet [3], can be identified by the 2 slots adjacent to each other for live and neutral blades with a single hole below for the grounded pin. Please note power cables used with type B plugs which are rated at 125 V should not be used in Turkmenistan so we recommend checking first.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You will find the USB port at the top of your tablet found next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle tablet screen will show a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD Forth Generation takes under 6 hours to fully charge but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The Kindle battery life should last around 8 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Turkmen power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type B USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Turkmen power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Using type B Micro USB connector with a Type C Europlug USB charger to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Turkmen power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Turkmen power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it into the Turkmen power outlet. This ungrounded wall outlet, sometimes called a Type C power outlet [7], is identified by 2 adjacent holes next to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. On the top right of the 7" Kindle Fire situated next to the power button you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation will display a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely recharge, but this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the battery life on your is 8 to 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Turkmen 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 HD 7 4th generation from a Turkmen power outlet

Learn how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Turkmen power outlet using type B Micro USB connector with a Type F Schuko USB charger.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a Turkmen power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly you'll need to insert the Type F USB power adapter in the power supply. This sunken circular power supply, also known as the Schuko outlet, can be identified by two 4.8mm adjacent holes next to each other where the plug outlet pins go along with a pair of two grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Micro USB type B cord into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the top of your located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD display will show a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle Fire takes less than 6 hours to fully charge to 100% capacity however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The Forth Generation Kindle Fire HD battery life should last approximately 8 - 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the charging process.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Turkmen power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkmenistan - Turkmen Wikipedia web 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/typeB.htm - Type B 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 B USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type B 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/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  8. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  10. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F 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