Charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a power outlet in Guinea

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Guinean power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a Type K USB charger, recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a 2 pin Europlug Type C power adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Type F Schuko USB plug

Guinean power outlet

Varying different frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning to stay in a new country, especially to the first time traveller. These instructions have been specifically written to stop visitors having to worry if they can charge the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when staying in Guinea.This page has step by step instructions showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation when staying in Guinea by using their standard F, C or K type 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power supplies will change regionally so we suggest reading the Wikiconnections global power sockets page for a full list of charging devices in different regions. When travelling to Guinea from a different region ensure that your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v ensure your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from over-heating when charging it.

These instructions show how to connect the Guinean power outlet to your Fire 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 to see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire models. This Kindle Fire model is recognised by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the rear. This page assumes you are using Fire OS version 7.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but if not we recommend installing the latest Kindle update which ensures you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. For further information visit the Amazon.com website for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation PDF manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Guinea

Can the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation be used in Guinea?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a Guinean power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

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

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation or visiting more than one country the best international travel adapter for Guinea to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. Guineans use three different types of power outlets (types F, C and K) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the included heads. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times by using one of these USB power chargers, plus additional support for certain power hungry devices.

This will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple power chargers on your trip or using up additional power sockets. Only packing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the overall weight and size down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage. Because of their versatility these types of power adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

We recommend buying a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for charging multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world with perfect reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] 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 the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which is necessary for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 destinations:

  • 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 power adapter for travellers originating from North America visiting Guinea using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 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 a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Guinea.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Guinea?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Guinean power outlet

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Guinean power outlet using USB Micro type B cord with a 3 pin Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Guinean 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. Plug the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. This ungrounded plug supply (sometimes called the Europlug or Type C power outlet [3]) is identified by the 2 circular holes next to each other where the live and neutral pins go.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB Micro Type B connector into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. At the side of your tablet found next to the HDMI socket you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle takes roughly under 5 hours to completely recharge, but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during the charging process. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life is approximately 7 - 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery life.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Guinean power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using USB Micro type B connector and a 3 pin Schuko Type F power adapter to power a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Guinean power outlet.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Guinean power outlet you will need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start by taking the Type F USB power adapter and plugging it into the wall supply. This recessed round power outlet, also known as a Schuko outlet, can be identified by two round holes 19 mm next to each other for live and neutral along with two grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Then 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. You will find the USB port on the side of the 7 inch Kindle located next to the HDMI jack.
  4. Switch on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation screen will display a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes around around 5 hours to fully charge to full capacity however this is likely to be longer if you are using the tablet whilst recharging. The battery life on your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation lasts 7 to 10 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Guinean power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Guinean power outlet

The WikiConnections guide on how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Guinean power outlet with micro USB Type B connector and a Type K USB charger.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Guinean power outlet you'll need to buy a Type K USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug the Type K USB power adapter into the power outlet. The wall outlet (known as the Type K power outlet [9]) looks like 3 large holes forming an inverted triangular shape with the bottom hole appearing in a semicircle shape.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the micro USB Type B cable into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. You can find the USB port at the side of your found next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will show a lightning bolt icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely charge to 100 percent capacity but this may take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. The battery life on the 7 inch Kindle is approximately 7 - 10 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process and battery life.
How to use a Type K power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Guinean power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinea - Wikipedia.org entry about Guinea
  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&tag=wikiconnections-20&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. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeK.htm - Type K power outlet
  10. Type K USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type K mains power outlet
  11. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters