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

Learn how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Iranian power outlet using Type B Micro USB cable and a Europlug Type C USB charger and powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a two pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

Iranian power outlet

Different standards and sockets can often lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation . This guide was specifically written to stop visitors having to worry if they'll be able to charge their Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation abroad.This useful guide tells you how to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when staying in Iran using the standard F or C type Iranian 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You'll discover power supplies change regionally therefore we suggest reading the power supplies list for a full list of countries. When visiting Iran from another country make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from over-heating when charging it.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Iranian power outlet to your Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. Please visit the Amazon page for the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can identify this Kindle Fire by a front facing camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back. This page assumes you are using version 8.5.1 or greater of the operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation OS update to make sure you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle. Visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Iran

Can the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation be used in Iran?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation to an Iranian power outlet by using a power adaptor.

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

If you are travelling to more than one country or bringing more than your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation the best international travel charger for Iran to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Iranians use two different standards of plug sockets (types F and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the included plugs over. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these travel chargers along with support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other chargers having a 4 port charger means you can recharge multiple devices simultaneously without needing to bring seperate travel adapters or occupying additional power sockets. By only needing to bring a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using only a single power outlet.

We recommend searching for this type of flexible travel adapter at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Iran

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] 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 visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These travel adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover 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 Iran.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This offers the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at 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 suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Iran.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Iran?

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

Learn how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Iranian power outlet using Type B Micro USB cable and a Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Iranian 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 wall supply. The wall supply (called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB 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 Fire Second Generation situated to the right of the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Iranian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The tablet takes approximately around 5 hours to completely recharge, but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life lasts 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.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Iranian power outlet

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

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Iranian power outlet using Type B Micro USB cable and a Schuko Type F USB charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the Iranian power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it in the Iranian power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins along with a pair of thin metal grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB 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 Fire Second Generation situated to the right of the HDMI jack you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Iranian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The takes approximately around 5 hours to completely recharge, but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life 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 an Iranian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran - Iran country wikipedia 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters