Charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when planning a trip to Indonesia

The Wiki Connections page showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Indonesian power outlet using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type F USB charger, charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Type G USB plug and powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Europlug Type C power charger

Indonesian power outlet

Varying different standards and plug types can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country for the first time traveller. This page contains instructions telling you how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when you're visiting Indonesia using the types G, C or F 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, you will discover a majority of Indonesians typically use Type G plugs in their plug outlets. When visiting Indonesia from a different region please check that the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110 volts) check that the device is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from overloading whilst powering it. If you're planning to stay in a tourist destination such as Jakarta or Denpasar we also suggest reading the Wikipedia entry about Indonesia [1] for more details.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Indonesian power outlet to your 7" Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This model of Kindle can be identified 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 version 7.5.1 or greater of Fire OS for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, if not we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Indonesia

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Indonesia?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Indonesia by using a power adaptor.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Indonesia?

When travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation then the best travel charger for Indonesia to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Indonesians use three different types of power outlets (types G, C and F) and using a travel adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for both types C and G. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers this will allow you to power more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers. By only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling as well as being convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at the airport or on the flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used back at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers without using up an additional wall outlet.

If you travel often we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel charger online - the travel charger illustrated here is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Indonesia

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 these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Indonesia and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 compact option for travellers originating from America going to Indonesia 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 travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • Yubi Universal Power Strip Kit - The Yobi only has 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Indonesia.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Indonesia?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Indonesian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

Using USB Micro type B cord with a Type G USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Indonesian power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Indonesian power outlet you will need to buy a Type G USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type G USB power adapter into the Indonesian power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the three rectangular slots with plastic shutters in a triangular configuration for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of your 7" Kindle located next to the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 7" Kindle will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Second Generation Kindle Fire lasts around 7 - 10 hours depending on how you use it. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Indonesian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

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

Using Type B micro USB connector and a 3 pin Europlug Type C USB charger to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Indonesian power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Indonesian power outlet you'll need 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 two holes adjacent to each other where the twin pins slide into.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B micro USB connector into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You will find the USB port at the side of your Kindle found to the right of the HDMI jack.
  4. Switch on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle takes approximately around 5 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life should last 7 to 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Indonesian 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 2nd generation from an Indonesian power outlet

Using type B micro USB connector and a 3 pin Schuko Type F USB charger to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Indonesian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Indonesian power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type F USB power adapter into the Indonesian power outlet. This recessed round plug supply, sometimes called the Schuko outlet, can be identified by the two circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins, plus two metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB Micro connector into the bottom of the USB charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You will find the USB port at the side of your Kindle tablet found next to the HDMI connector.
  4. Switch on the Indonesian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation screen will show a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Second Generation Kindle Fire takes approximately around 5 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life should last 7 to 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type F power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Indonesian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesia - Wikipedia entry about Indonesia
  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/typeG.htm - Type G 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 G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply
  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