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

The WikiConnections page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Guinean power outlet with type B USB micro cable with a Schuko Type F USB charger, how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Type C Europlug power adapter and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Type K USB plug

Guinean power outlet

Varying different voltages and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of common 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 in Guinea. This useful guide tells you exactly how to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when you are travelling to Guinea using their standard F, C or K type Guinean 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power will vary depending on which country you are visiting so please read the power supplies and Africa page for a full list of regions and countries. When you are travelling to Guinea from another country ensure the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure your device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Guinean power outlet to the Second Generation Kindle Fire HD 8.9 and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generationfrom the Kindle Fire product line. Please visit the Amazon page for the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. You can recognise the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back. This page assumes that 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 update which ensures you have all the latest fixes for your Kindle Fire. Go to the manufacturers site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation guide for more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Guinea

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

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

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

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation or visiting more than one country the best international travel charger for Guinea to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [11]. There are three different types of wall outlets in Guinea (F, C and K) and using a power charger like this will ensure that you are covered for type C. As these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for multiple countries around the world just by changing the heads. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel chargers along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets. Having a four port adapter means you can recharge more than one device at once without needing to bring seperate travel adapters or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage while travelling and on hand for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation at an airport or on your flight. Because of their versatility these types of adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple phones and tablets without needing an additional wall outlet.

For those travelling to Guinea we recommend buying a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer - the travel adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [11] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Guinea

The 4 port USB travel charger [11] 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 strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power adapters offer surge protection which is necessary for visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Guinea and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Guinea.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise 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 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Guinea.
What is the best travel charger for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Guinea?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Guinean power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

A guide showing you how to power a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Guinean power outlet using USB micro type B cord with a three pin Type C USB adapter.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Guinean 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. Firstly plug in the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. This ungrounded plug supply is identified by the 2 round adjacent holes.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the type B Micro USB cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. On the side of the Second Generation Kindle Fire HD found to the right of the HDMI output you can find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Second Generation Kindle Fire will display a charge icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The 8.9 inch Kindle takes approximately less than 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. Typically the battery life on the 8.9 inch Kindle is approximately 9 to 11 hours. For more information on charging please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times and the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Guinean power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Guinean power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

The WikiConnections page showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Guinean power outlet with type B USB micro cable with a Schuko Type F USB charger.

  1. To charge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 Guinean power outlet. You can recognise the wall outlet by two large adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral along with a pair of thin grounding clips above and below.
  3. Plug in one 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 8.9 2nd generation. You will find the USB port at the side of your tablet found next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at 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 Kindle Fire HD 8.9 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 during the recharging cycle. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life lasts around 9 - 11 hours. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging process and battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Guinean power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Guinean power outlet by using a two pinned Type K USB adapter

Instructions showing how to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Guinean power outlet with USB Micro Type B connector and a Type K USB charger.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Guinean power outlet you'll need a Type K USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Firstly plug in the Type K USB power adapter into the power outlet. The wall outlet (known as the Type K power outlet [9]) looks like 3 holes forming an inverted triangular shape for live, neutral and earth.
  3. Then connect the USB 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. On the side of the Fire situated to the right of the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Guinean power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears in the top corner of the 8.9 inch Kindle screen will show a charge icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The 8.9 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 whilst recharging. The battery life on the 8.9 inch Kindle lasts 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 battery times and the charging procedure.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Guinean power outlet by using a two pinned Type K USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinea - Guinean Wikipedia web 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=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, estimated cost 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/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet, costing between $10 to $15 USD (around £15 GBP / under C$25).
  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, estimated cost between $10 to $15 USD (under £15 GBP / under C$20).
  11. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, costing between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).