Charging the Kindle Fire 2nd generation when planning a trip to Uzbekistan

Learn how to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation with an Uzbekistani power outlet using Type B micro USB connector with a Type C Europlug power adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Type I USB charger.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Various combinations of frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country for the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of standards being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what to buy in advance to power your Kindle Fire 2nd generation . These instructions have been specifically written to prevent travellers worrying if they'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation abroad.This page is a useful guide which shows how to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation when you're in Uzbekistan by using their standard Type I or C Uzbekistani 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. You will find power will differ from region to region therefore we suggest reading the Asia page for a complete list of regions and countries. When travelling to Uzbekistan from a different country please double check the Kindle Fire 2nd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure your Kindle Fire 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from being damaged when charging it.

This guide shows how to connect the Uzbekistani power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire series. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire 2nd generation by the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed Fire OS version 10.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the most up to date set of features for your Kindle. For further information visit Amazon for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 2nd generation guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Uzbekistan

Can you use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Uzbekistan?

You can use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Uzbekistan by using a power adaptor.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Uzbekistan?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire 2nd generation then the best travel charger for Uzbekistan to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two standards of wall outlets that Uzbekistanis use (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 from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your Kindle Fire 2nd generation can support Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of USB power adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

This will allow you to charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers. Only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used 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 with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to Uzbekistan we suggest searching for this type of flexible travel charger online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Uzbekistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, but for those 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 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 most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting 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 North America using type B plugs and 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 2 AC outlets but offers 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 suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Uzbekistan.
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Uzbekistan?

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

Using type B Micro USB connector and a 3 pin Type C USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation with an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from 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. Begin the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the Uzbekistani power outlet. You can recognise this plug supply by the two round adjacent holes for live and neutral pins.
  3. Then connect the USB 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 2nd generation. On the side of the 7 inch Kindle Fire located next to the HDMI socket you'll 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 2nd generation display will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely recharge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation battery life lasts 8 to 9 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Using Micro USB Type B cord with a Type I USB charger to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation with an Uzbekistani power outlet.

  1. If you want to power your Kindle Fire 2nd 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 wall supply. You can recognise this power supply by the three slots for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. On the side of the found to the right of the HDMI jack 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 Second Generation screen will show a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire Second Generation takes roughly less than 5 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during the charging process. The battery life on the Kindle Fire 2nd generation is approximately 8 - 9 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uzbekistan - Uzbekistani country page on Wikipedia
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201009560&tag=wikiconnections-20&linkId=EHVRDTACVKWJ25RH - Kindle Fire 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 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/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