Charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Guinea-Bissau

Bissau-Guinean power outlet to a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation

Bissau-Guinean power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. This page has been written to stop you having to worry if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when staying abroad.If you're planning a holiday to Guinea-Bissau the following useful instructions show how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by using their standard 220 volt 50Hz C Type Bissau-Guinean plug outlet, the Bissau-Guineans will use a Europlug for wall outlets. If visiting Guinea-Bissau from a different country please check the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from over-heating when powering up.

These instructions show how to connect the Bissau-Guinean power outlet to the tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise this particular version of Kindle by a front facing camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume that you have installed version 7.5.1 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation Fire OS, if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle update to make sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your tablet. Visit the manufacturers site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation guide for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Guinea-Bissau

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Guinea-Bissau?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Guinea-Bissau.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Guinea-Bissau?

When travelling to more than one country then the best travel charger for Guinea-Bissau to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [7].

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster recharging times with one of these types of travel chargers along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. This means you can charge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel chargers for your Bissau-Guinean trip. By only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

We recommend buying this type of versatile power charger at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Guinea-Bissau

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for visitors also wishing 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 when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These power converters come 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 travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Guinea-Bissau.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a generous 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 Guinea-Bissau.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Guinea-Bissau?

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

Using type B USB micro cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Bissau-Guinean power outlet.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Bissau-Guinean power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the Bissau-Guinean power outlet. You can identify this plug supply by the two round holes next to each other where the two plug outlet pins sit.
  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 HD 7 2nd generation. On the side of the tablet situated to the right of the HDMI connector you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Bissau-Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a charging icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely charge, but this may take longer if you are using the tablet during charging. The battery life on your Kindle tablet is around 7 - 10 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Bissau-Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinea-Bissau - Guinea-Bissau 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=200939330&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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters