Charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in East Timor

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an East Timor power outlet with USB Micro Type B cable and a Type F Schuko power charger, recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 2 pin Type C Europlug power adapter and charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a two pin Type E power charger

East Timor power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and voltages can often be confusing when planning on visiting a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. This page was written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation abroad.If planning a trip to East Timor these instructions show charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the Type E, C, F or I East Timor 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are visiting East Timor from another country please check the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the East Timor power outlet to your Kindle tablet and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle model is identified by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear. These instructions assume you are using version 8.5.1 or greater of the OS for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, if not please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation software update to ensure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. Go to the manufacturers site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in East Timor

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

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in East Timor.

What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in East Timor?

If you are travelling to multiple countries then the best travel adapter for East Timor is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. East Timorese use four different standards of power outlets (types E, C, F and I) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel adapters along with support for more power demanding devices.

This will also allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power chargers on your trip. By only needing to bring a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage whilst travelling as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation at an airport or on a flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used when you return home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend buying a versatile power charger of this nature online; the multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

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 8.9 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 for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel 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 travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable power adapter for travellers originating from North 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 cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi has just 2 USB charging ports but offers 6 AC outlets. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, B, E, F, G and I making it ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting East Timor.
What is the best power adapter for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in East Timor?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an East Timor power outlet

Using USB micro type B cord with a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an East Timor power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the East Timor 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 inserting the Type C USB power adapter into the East Timor power outlet. This unearthed plug supply (called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by the 2 round adjacent holes where the live and neutral pins slide into.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port on the side of your tablet situated next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Second Generation Kindle Fire will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity but this may be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life lasts approximately 9 - 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an East Timor power outlet

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an East Timor power outlet

Using type B USB micro connector with a Type E power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an East Timor power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an East Timor power outlet you'll need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type E USB power adapter and inserting it in the East Timor power outlet. You can identify the wall outlet by the two large round holes 19mm apart from each other with a single metal grounding pin protruding the top forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of your found next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 8.9 inch Kindle screen will show a charge icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst charging. Typically the battery life on your Fire is approximately 9 - 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an East Timor power outlet

How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an East Timor power outlet

Using Micro USB type B cord with a three pin Type F USB adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an East Timor power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an East Timor 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. Start by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise the wall outlet by two large holes 19 mm next to each other and a pair of metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power 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 Fire situated to the right of the HDMI jack.
  4. Switch on the East Timor power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the will display a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle Fire takes around under 5 hours to completely recharge but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life should last around 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.
How to use a Schuko Type F power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an East Timor power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timor-Leste - East Timor country Wiki 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=201016060&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=DLOFYKA26TCA5NOB - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 8.9 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