Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Israel

A guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Israeli power outlet with type B USB micro cord with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter, how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Type H USB charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a three pinned Type M power charger

Israeli power outlet

Differing combinations of region codes and voltages can all be confusing when planning on travelling to a new country especially for the first time traveller. If you're visiting Israel the following instructions show how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by using their types M, C or H 230 volt 50Hz power outlets, you'll find a majority of Israelis normally use the Type M sockets in their wall outlets. If you are visiting Israel from a different region please double check your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from over-heating whilst powering it. If you intend on travelling to somewhere like Jerusalem or Haifa we recommend referring to the wikipedia.org web page about Israel [1] for more details.

These instructions show how to connect the Israeli power outlet to your 7" Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections where you'll see the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle model can be identified by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. This guide assumes that you have installed Fire OS version 7.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation software update to ensure you have the most up to date fixes for your tablet. Go to the Amazon site for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation PDF guide for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Israel

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

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to an Israeli power outlet by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Israel?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation or visiting more than one country then the best travel power adapter for Israel is a multiple USB port adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different types of power outlets in Israel (M, C and H) and using a power adapter like this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times with one of these USB power adapters, plus additional compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. This will also allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple travel chargers on your Israeli trip. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage as well as being suitable for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at an airport or on a flight. Due to their versatility these types of chargers can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Israel we recommend buying a versatile power charger of this nature online. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Israel

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting 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 power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Israel and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Israel using type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a 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 perfect for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Israel.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Israel?

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

A guide showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Israeli power outlet with type B USB micro cord with a three pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Israeli power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and inserting it in the Israeli power outlet. You can identify the wall supply by the 2 circular adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro type B connector into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of the Fire located next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the Israeli power outlet.
  5. The battery icon 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 the tablet is charging.
  6. The 7" Kindle Fire takes under 5 hours to completely charge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation lasts 7 to 10 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Israeli power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

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

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Israeli power outlet with USB type B cord with a 3 pin Type H USB charger.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the Israeli power outlet you will need to use a Type H USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type H USB power adapter into the wall supply. This earthed wall supply, technically called a Type H power outlet [7], can be identified by the 3 thin slots pointing inward forming a triangular configuration. More modern type H power supplies also have rounded holes in the middle of each slot to allow for the round pinned Type C plugs that are compatible with over 100 other countries.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB 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 your Second Generation Kindle Fire located next to the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the Israeli power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will display a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes less than 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during the charging process. The battery life on the should last 7 to 10 hours depending on how you use it. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type H power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Israeli power outlet

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

Using Type B USB cable and a Type M power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with an Israeli power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from the Israeli power outlet you will need to use a Type M USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type M USB power adapter into the wall supply. This plug supply (sometimes known as a Type M power outlet [9]) looks like three circular holes forming a triangle shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of your Kindle tablet situated to the right of the HDMI jack you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Israeli power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle tablet 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 7 2nd generation battery life is approximately 7 - 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
How to use a Type M power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from an Israeli power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel - wikipedia.org web page about Israel
  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/typeH.htm - Type H power outlet
  8. Type H USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type H mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeM.htm - Type M power outlet
  10. Type M USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type M 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