Charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Djibouti

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Djiboutian power outlet with micro USB Type B cable and a Type C Europlug power charger and charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a two pin Type E power charger.

Djiboutian power outlet

Differing frequencies and standards can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of standards being used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation . This guide has been written to prepare travellers wanting to power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when they're travelling to Djibouti.These step by step instructions shows you exactly what you'll need to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when you're in Djibouti using the E or C type Djiboutian 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. If you are travelling to Djibouti from a different region please check the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can accept a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts double check your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to prevent the device from overloading when powering up.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect the Djiboutian power outlet to your 8.9 inch Kindle Fire and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. We recommend visiting the Amazon page on WikiConnections for the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX models. This Kindle model can be identified by a front facing HD camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the rear of the tablet. These instructions assume you have installed version 8.5.1 or greater of the Fire operating system for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, but if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation OS update to make sure you have the most up-to-date fixes for your device. Go to the manufacturers website at Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation user manual for further information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Djibouti

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

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

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Djibouti?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation or visiting more than one country the best travel charger for Djibouti to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. There are two standards of plug sockets that Djiboutians use (types E and C) and using a travel adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these types of chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa just by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, and compatibility with certain power demanding devices like tablets. Having a four port adapter means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to bring individual power adapters or occupying additional power sockets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall size down, making it perfect to store in hand baggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to different countries we suggest searching for a multipurpose power adapter similar to this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Djibouti

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is useful when visiting regions with unreliable power supplies. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from North America visiting Djibouti using type B plug sockets.
  • 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 from North America using type B plugs and offers practically the same functionality as the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at 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 Djibouti.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Djibouti?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Djiboutian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Djiboutian power outlet with micro USB Type B cable and a Type C Europlug power charger.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using the Djiboutian 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. Plug the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by two holes adjacent to each other.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB micro type B cord 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. On the side of the Kindle tablet situated to the right of the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Djiboutian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes roughly around 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity, however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging cycle. Typically the battery life on your Second Generation Kindle Fire is roughly 9 to 11 hours depending on use. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Djiboutian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Djiboutian power outlet

Learn how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Djiboutian power outlet with type B Micro USB cable and a Type E power adapter.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Djiboutian 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. Start by inserting the Type E USB power adapter into the Djiboutian power outlet. This sunken circular wall outlet (known as a CEE 7/7 plug) can be identified by the two circular adjacent holes and a long metal grounding pin protruding in the top in a triangle pattern.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB Micro type B connector into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of the situated to the right of the HDMI jack you'll find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Djiboutian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes around around 5 hours to fully charge, however this is likely to take longer if you are using the device during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on the 8.9 inch Kindle lasts 9 to 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery times.
How to use a Type E power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Djiboutian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Djibouti - Djiboutian entry 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
  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. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters