Charging the Kindle Fire 1st generation from a power outlet in Uzbekistan

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire 1st generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet with USB Type B cord with a Type C Europlug power charger and charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation using a Type I power adapter.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Varying different region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to visit a foreign country especially for the first time traveller. This page is a useful guide showing how to supply power to the Kindle Fire 1st generation when you're travelling to Uzbekistan using the types I or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. If you are travelling to Uzbekistan from another country ensure that your Kindle Fire 1st generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire 1st generation was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120 volts check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from being damaged when charging it.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Uzbekistani power outlet to your First Generation Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire 1st generationfrom the Kindle Fire series. Please ensure these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This particular version of Kindle can be identified by a power button on the bottom and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using Fire OS version 6.3.4 or greater for the Kindle Fire 1st generation, however if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle Fire 1st generation software update which makes sure you have all the latest fixes for your device. For more information go to Amazon for the Kindle Fire 1st generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 1st generation user guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Uzbekistan

Can you use a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Uzbekistan?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire 1st generation to an Uzbekistani power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Uzbekistan?

If you are travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire 1st generation the best international travel adapter for Uzbekistan is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Uzbekistanis use two different types of power outlets (types I and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire 1st generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices. Having a four port adapter means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power chargers. Only needing a single USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of travel chargers 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 and tablets without needing an additional plug socket.

We recommend buying this type of versatile travel charger online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Uzbekistan

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 1st generation, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America going to Uzbekistan.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs. This is a cheaper 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Uzbekistan.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire 1st generation in Uzbekistan?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet

Using USB Type B cord with a Europlug Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire 1st generation with an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire 1st generation using an Uzbekistani 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 by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. This unearthed power outlet, also known as a Europlug, can be recognised by 2 circular holes next to each other where the two plug outlet pins slide into.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B micro USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. At the base of the first gen Kindle Fire located between the headphone output and the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire 1st generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st generation takes less than 4 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire 1st generation is around 7 - 8 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 1st generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire 1st generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet with Type B micro USB connector with a Type I USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire 1st generation using the Uzbekistani power outlet you will need to use a Type I USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type I USB power adapter into the power supply. The wall outlet, sometimes known as a Type I power outlet [7], can be identified by the 3 thin slots for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 1st generation. At the base of your first gen Kindle Fire located between the power button and the headphone connector you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire 1st generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 1st generation takes roughly less than 4 hours to fully charge, however this may take longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on the Kindle Fire 1st generation lasts around 7 to 8 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire 1st generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire 1st generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan 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=200711000&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=SLZV3UCJE7XZ4Y7M - Kindle Fire 1st 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 1st 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/typeI.htm - Type I power outlet
  8. Type I USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type I 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