How to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a power outlet in Burundi

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Burundian power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger and how to recharge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Type E power charger.

Burundian power outlet

Various region codes and sockets can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Burundi. This page has been specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation when abroad.This page is a simple guide showing exactly how to power the Kindle Fire 2nd generation when travelling to Burundi by using their E or C type 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. You will find that most power sockets are different from country to country so please read the Wiki Connections global power connections page for a full list showing charging devices in different destinations. If travelling to Burundi from another region double check your Kindle Fire 2nd generation can be used with a 240v supply. If it came from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure that the Kindle Fire 2nd generation is dual voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to stop the device from overheating when powering up.

The following page shows how to connect the Burundian power outlet to your and refers to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This Kindle Fire model can be recognised by the volume and power buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume that you are using firmware version 10.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update which makes sure you have the most up-to-date features for your device. Go to the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 2nd generation manual for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Burundi

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Burundi.

What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Burundi?

If travelling to multiple countries the best travel charger for Burundi to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Barundi use two different types of plug sockets (types E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these power chargers and additional compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Unlike other chargers having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy seperate power chargers for your Burundian trip or occupying additional power outlets. By only bringing a single travel charger will help keep the size down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of power chargers can be used back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple phones and tablets with only a single plug socket.

For those travelling regularly we recommend searching for a multipurpose power charger similar to this at an electronics retailer - the multipurpose travel adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous countries with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Burundi

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, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which is useful for visitors of counties with unreliable or unstable power supplies. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular compact power converter for travellers originating from America visiting Burundi using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico travel adapter is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs and is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with only 1 less AC outlet at 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Burundi.
What is the best power charger for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Burundi?

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

The WikiConnections page on how to recharge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Burundian power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to power a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using a Burundian power outlet you will 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 taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it into the power supply. This unearthed wall supply (sometimes known as the Europlug) can be identified by two circular holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. At the side of the 7" Kindle situated next to the HDMI jack you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Burundian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the tablet screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes roughly around 5 hours to completely charge to full capacity, but this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the charging cycle. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire 2nd generation should last approximately 8 to 9 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Burundian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Burundian power outlet

Using Type B USB cord and a three pinned Type E USB adapter to charge a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Burundian power outlet.

  1. To supply power to a Kindle Fire 2nd generation using the Burundian power outlet you'll need to use a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type E USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by two round adjacent holes next to each other with a single long metal grounding pin protruding from the top in a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of your Kindle located to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Burundian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7" Second Generation display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation takes approximately under 5 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the strength of the power supply and if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. The tablet battery life is roughly 8 to 9 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type E power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Burundian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burundi - Burundi 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=201009560&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/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