Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in East Timor

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an East Timor power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter, charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a two pin Type E power adapter and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a 2 pin Schuko Type F power adapter

East Timor power outlet

Complicated combinations of voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never visited before. If you're planning a holiday to East Timor these instructions show powering the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by using the types E, C, F or I 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. When travelling to East Timor from a different country please check that your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If it was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional voltage converter to avoid the device from overheating during charging.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the East Timor power outlet to your tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. You can identify the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed version 7.5.1 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation software update to ensure you have the latest set of features for your Kindle. Go to the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in East Timor

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to an East Timor power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in East Timor?

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation then the best travel charger for East Timor to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are four standards of plug sockets in East Timor (E, C, F and I) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters plus additional support for more power hungry devices.

This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate power adapters. Only needing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the weight and size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage whilst travelling. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without using up an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to East Timor we recommend buying a versatile power adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for East Timor

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both East Timor and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK 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 East Timor.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting East Timor.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in East Timor?

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

Using type B Micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an East Timor power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the East Timor power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. This ungrounded wall outlet is identified by the 2 circular holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins go.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port on the side of the 7 inch Kindle located next to the HDMI jack.
  4. Switch on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely recharge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is around 7 to 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an East Timor power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an East Timor power outlet

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an East Timor power outlet with USB Type B cable and a Type E USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using an East Timor power outlet you'll need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the East Timor power outlet. This recessed round power outlet, also known as a CEE 7/7 outlet, can be identified by the two circular holes 19mm apart from each other plus a metal earth pin protruding in the top to form a triangle pattern.
  3. Connect 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 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port on the side of your Second Generation Kindle Fire HD found to the right of the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle takes roughly under 5 hours to completely recharge, however this may take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation lasts 7 to 10 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an East Timor power outlet

How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an East Timor power outlet

The WikiConnections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an East Timor power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a 3 pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an East Timor power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter in the East Timor power outlet. This recessed circular wall outlet, also known as the Type F power outlet [9], can be identified by two circular holes 19 mm next to each other where the live and neutral pins go and a pair of two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the micro USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of your Kindle situated to the right of the HDMI output.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely recharge, but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the 7" Kindle battery life should last 7 to 10 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an East Timor power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timor-Leste - Wikipedia page about East Timor
  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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E 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