Charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Comoros

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Comorian power outlet using type B USB Micro connector with a Europlug Type C USB charger and how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Type E USB plug.

Comorian power outlet

Differing region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. The following instructions tells you exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when going to Comoros by using their standard E or C type Comorian 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will find power supplies change depending on which area you are visiting so please read the power supplies and Africa page for a full list of countries. When travelling to Comoros from a different region ensure your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be charged using a 240v supply. If your 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 a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from overheating during charging.

This list of instructions shows you how to connect the Comorian power outlet to your Kindle tablet and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Visit the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle Fire can be identified by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear. These instructions assume you are using Fire OS version 8.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, however if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation firmware update to make sure you have the most up-to-date set of features for your device. Go to the Amazon website for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Comoros

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

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

What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Comoros?

If you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation the best travel charger for Comoros to buy is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Comorians use two different types of power outlets (E and C) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by changing the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power hungry devices like tablets. Unlike other travel chargers having a 4 port adapter will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power adapters or occupying additional power sockets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand luggage while travelling. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to Comoros we suggest buying this type of versatile power adapter at an electronics retailer. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries.

Alternative travel adapter for Comoros

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international 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 Comoros using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Comoros.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Comoros?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Comorian power outlet

Using type B Micro USB cable and a Type C Europlug power adapter to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Comorian power outlet.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Comorian 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 2 circular holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins go.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of your tablet situated to the right of the HDMI jack you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon to indicate that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Second Generation Kindle Fire HD takes under 5 hours to completely recharge, however this may take longer if you are using the device during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is approximately 9 - 11 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the recharging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Comorian power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Comorian power outlet using type B USB Micro connector with a Type E USB adapter.

  1. If you want to power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the Comorian power outlet you will need to buy a Type E USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by plugging the Type E USB power adapter into the wall supply. The circular plug supply can be recognised by two 4.8mm holes 19mm adjacent to each other for live and neutral and a single metal grounding pin protruding the top forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the USB Type B connector into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port on the side of your Second Generation Kindle Fire HD found to the right of the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the Comorian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the 8.9" Kindle screen will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes approximately around 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this is likely to be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life should last 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use it. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Comorian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type E USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros - Comorian country page on Wikipedia
  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&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, 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, between $5 to $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / under 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, priced at 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, between $10 to $15 USD (around £10 GBP / under C$20).