How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a power outlet in The Central African Republic

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Central African power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation using a two pinned Type E USB adapter.

Central African power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country, especially for the first time traveller. This useful guide shows what you'll need to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation when travelling to The Central African Republic by using the E or C type 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. You will discover that most power sockets differ from country to country so please read the Wiki Connections global power supplies page for a full list showing powering devices in different destinations. If you are travelling to The Central African Republic from a different country check your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts ensure the device is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from over-heating whilst powering it.

These instructions show you how to connect the Central African power outlet to the 7" Kindle and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. Please visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX 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 back. This guide assumes you are using version 4.5.5 or greater of the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation Fire OS, but if you don't we suggest installing the latest Kindle software update to make sure you have the most up to date features for your Kindle Fire. For further information go to the manufacturers website at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation instruction manual [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The Central African Republic

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The Central African Republic?

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The Central African Republic.

What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The Central African Republic?

If travelling to multiple countries or bringing along more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation the best travel charger for The Central African Republic is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Central Africans use two different types of plug sockets (E and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note 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 pack seperate power chargers for your trip to The Central African Republic or occupying additional power outlets. Only bringing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it ideal to fold up in hand luggage as well as being on hand for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation at an airport or on the plane. Because of their space saving versatility these types of travel adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and speakers without needing an additional power outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible power charger online. The power charger illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for The Central African Republic

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices via USB, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is crucial for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices from voltage spikes. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both The Central African Republic 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 most popular compact option for travellers originating from North America going to The Central African Republic.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from North America using type B plugs. This is a more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting The Central African Republic.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation in The Central African Republic?

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

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Central African power outlet by using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from the Central African power outlet you'll need to buy a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the Central African power outlet. You can recognise this wall supply by 2 round holes adjacent to each other where the live and neutral plug outlet pins go.
  3. 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 HD 7 4th generation. At the top of the 7" Kindle found next to the power button you will find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Central African power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes around 6 hours to completely charge to 100% capacity, but this is likely to be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the Kindle tablet battery life is 8 - 11 hours depending on use. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Central African power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Central African power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type E USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Central African power outlet.

  1. In order to charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation from a Central African power outlet you will need a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type E USB power adapter and inserting it into the Central African power outlet. You can recognise the plug outlet by two adjacent holes next to each other and a long metal grounding pin protruding from the top forming a triangle configuration.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation. You will find the USB port on the top right of your tablet located next to the power button.
  4. Turn on the Central African power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Fire display will display a charging icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation takes approximately less than 6 hours to completely charge but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation should last around 8 - 11 hours. For more information on charging the tablet please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 4th generation with a Central African power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_African_Republic - Wikipedia.org page about The Central African Republic
  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, under $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / C$15-C$20).
  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, under $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$5-C$10).
  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, between $10 to $15 USD (£5-£10 GBP / around C$20).
  9. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated cost under $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).