Charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Turkmenistan

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Turkmen power outlet with Type B micro USB connector with a Type F Schuko power adapter, how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Type B USB plug and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 2 pin Type C USB charger

Turkmen power outlet

Varying complicated voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country, especially to the first time traveller. This guide has been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when staying abroad.If visiting Turkmenistan this page has useful instructions showing charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation by using the types C, B or F 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power sockets change depending on which country you are visiting therefore please read the travel power supplies page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Turkmenistan from a different region make sure your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v make sure that the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overloading whilst powering it up.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Turkmen power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can identify this Kindle model by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using Fire OS version 8.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation software update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your device. Go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation user manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Turkmenistan

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Turkmenistan?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation to a Turkmen power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Turkmenistan?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation then the best travel power adapter for Turkmenistan is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Turkmens use three different types of power outlets (types C, B and F) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters. By only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and smartphones with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online; the travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Turkmenistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Turkmenistan using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Turkmenistan.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Turkmenistan?

How to use a Type B power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Turkmen power outlet

Using type B micro USB cable and a 3 pin Type B power charger to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Turkmen power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the Turkmen power outlet you will need to use a Type B USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type B USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall outlet, sometimes known as a Type B power outlet [3], can be recognised by 2 thin slots parallel to each other with a single hole below for the slightly long grounded pin. Note power cords with type B plugs which are rated at less that 240 volts should not be used so we recommend checking first.
  3. Plug in one end of the Micro USB type B connector into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire located next to the HDMI jack.
  4. Switch on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle Fire takes approximately around 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life should last 9 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type B power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Turkmen power outlet

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Turkmen power outlet

Using Type B USB Micro connector and a Type C Europlug power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Turkmen power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the Turkmen power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the 2 round holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B Micro USB connector into the bottom of the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of the Second Generation Kindle Fire found next to the HDMI jack.
  4. Switch on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle Fire takes approximately around 5 hours to fully recharge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life should last 9 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Turkmen power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Turkmen power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Turkmen power outlet with Type B micro USB connector with a Type F Schuko power adapter.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Turkmen power outlet you'll need to buy a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First you'll need to insert the Type F USB power adapter in the Turkmen power outlet. You can identify this power supply by the two large holes 19 mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral and a pair of thin grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of your Kindle tablet found next to the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Turkmen power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes roughly less than 5 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Second Generation Kindle Fire is approximately 9 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Turkmen power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkmenistan - Wikipedia entry about Turkmenistan
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201016060&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=DLOFYKA26TCA5NOB - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd 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 8.9 2nd 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