Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in Benin

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Beninese power outlet using type B USB Micro connector with a Europlug Type C USB charger and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a 2 pin Type E power charger.

Beninese power outlet

Differing combinations of region codes and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this article shows exactly what to purchase in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation . This guide has been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation abroad.If planning a holiday to Benin the following useful instructions show how to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by using their standard Type E or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You will find power supplies differ depending on which region you are travelling to so please read the power supplies and Africa page for a full list of countries. When travelling to Benin from a different region ensure your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to avoid the device from overheating during charging.

These instructions show how to connect the Beninese power outlet to your 7" Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page to see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire models. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation by a front facing VGA camera, a rear facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the side and an Amazon logo on the rear. These instructions assume you are using Fire OS version 4.5.5 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation firmware update to make sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your device. For more information go to the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Benin

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation be used in Benin?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation to a Beninese power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Benin?

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation the best international travel adapter for Benin to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Beninese use two different types of power outlets (types E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the heads over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, plus additional support for certain power hungry devices.

This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel adapters for your Beninese trip. Only needing a single USB travel charger will keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Because of their versatility these types of chargers can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying a versatile power charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Benin

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 7 4th generation, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Benin and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 Benin using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This 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 just 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 most travellers from around the world visiting Benin.
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in Benin?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Beninese power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Beninese power outlet using type B USB Micro connector with a Europlug Type C USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Beninese 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 plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. The wall outlet is identified by the 2 circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB micro cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the top right of the 7" Kindle located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Beninese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the 7" Kindle will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is around 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Beninese power outlet

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Beninese power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

Learn how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Beninese power outlet with USB Micro type B cord with a three pinned Type E power adapter.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Beninese power outlet you will need to use a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type E USB power adapter and inserting it in the Beninese power outlet. You can identify this plug supply by the two 4.8mm circular adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral along with one long metal grounding pin protruding in the top in a triangular shape.
  3. Plug in one end of the type B USB micro cable into the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You can find the USB port at the top right of the 7" Kindle located next to the power button.
  4. Switch on the Beninese power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the 7" Kindle will display a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes less than 6 hours to fully charge to 100 percent capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is around 8 to 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life and the recharging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Beninese power outlet by using a two pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benin - Wikipedia page about Benin
  2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&nodeId=201597000&linkId=UZWL22ALFPXJ3QYM - Kindle Fire HD 7 4th 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 4th 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/typeE.htm - Type E power outlet
  8. Type E USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type E mains power outlet
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters