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

A guide showing how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Uzbekistani power outlet using USB micro type B connector and a Type C Europlug power adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 3 pin Type I USB plug.

Uzbekistani power outlet

Varying complicated standards and sockets can often cause confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never visited before. When you're staying in Uzbekistan the following useful instructions show how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation by using the types I or C Uzbekistani 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are travelling to Uzbekistan from a different region please double check the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your 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 avoid the device from over-heating when charging it.

This guide shows how to connect the Uzbekistani power outlet to the Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. We recommend visiting the Amazon page where you'll see the full product range of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. You can recognise this Kindle model by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear. This page assumes you are using version 8.5.1 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation Fire operating system, if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation software update to ensure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. For more information go to the manufacturers site at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Uzbekistan

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Uzbekistan?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Uzbekistan.

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

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation then the best travel charger for Uzbekistan is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Uzbekistanis use two different standards of wall outlets (types I and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by changing the heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other chargers this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your Uzbekistani trip. Only packing a single lightweight travel charger will also keep the weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, smartphones and e-readers with just a single wall outlet.

If you travel regularly we suggest searching for this type of versatile power adapter at your preferred electronics retailer, the travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Uzbekistan

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] 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 the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. 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 compact 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 originating from America using type B plugs and is a cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet for almost half the 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Uzbekistan.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Uzbekistan?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Instructions on how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet using USB micro type B cord and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the Uzbekistani power outlet you will need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. First insert the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by two holes next to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the Type B USB cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You can find the USB port on the side of the Kindle tablet situated to the right of the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle tablet will display a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD Second Generation lasts roughly 9 to 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Instructions showing how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with an Uzbekistani power outlet with Type B Micro USB cable and a Type I power adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using an Uzbekistani power outlet you'll need a Type I USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type I USB power adapter into the wall supply. This plug supply, technically known as a Type I power outlet [7], can be identified by 3 thin slots for the live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of the 8.9 inch Kindle found to the right of the HDMI output you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Uzbekistani power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation display will show a lightning icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes approximately around 5 hours to fully recharge, 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 Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life should last roughly 9 - 11 hours. For further information on charging 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 Uzbekistani power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uzbekistan - wikipedia.org web page about Uzbekistan
  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/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