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

The WikiConnections guide showing how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet using Type B USB micro cord with a three pin Schuko Type F power adapter, charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a double pin Europlug Type C power adapter and how to charge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using a Type D USB adapter

Libyan power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and voltages can often be daunting when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. When staying in Libya the following instructions show how to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation by using the Type D, C, F or L Libyan 127 volt 50Hz power outlets. Power supplies vary regionally therefore we suggest reading the list of World power supplies for a full list of countries. If your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation slowly recharges or doesn't turn on when travelling to Libya from another country check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Normally devices which originated from another country which use a higher voltage (for example 220 volts) may take longer to charge or won't turn on, check that your device is a dual voltage device (usually indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power converter to ensure proper use. However please be aware that Barca, Benghazi, Derna, Sabha and Tobruk use a 230 volt power outlet instead of 110 volts.

The following page shows you how to connect the Libyan power outlet to your Kindle and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire product line. Please check these instructions relate to your Kindle Fire model, visit the Amazon page to see the full range of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle Fire model can be identified by a front facing camera, the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you are using version 7.5.1 or greater of the firmware for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation, but if you don't we recommend installing the most recent Kindle update which makes sure you have the most up to date fixes for your tablet. For further information visit the support site at Amazon.com for the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation guide.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Libya

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Libya?

You can connect a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation to a Libyan power outlet by using the correct power adaptor.

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

When you are travelling with more than your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation the best international travel charger for Libya to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [13]. There are four types of power outlets in Libya (D, C, F and L) and using a power adapter like this ensures that you are covered for type C.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the supplied heads. If your model of Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from quicker recharging times by using one of these USB travel chargers, along with support for more power demanding devices.

Having a 4 port adapter means you can power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple travel chargers or occupying additional wall sockets. Only packing a single USB travel charger will also keep the size down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage and convenient for charging your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation at the airport or on the plane. Due to their versatility these types of travel adapters can be used at home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets using just a single wall outlet.

If you travel often we suggest buying this type of versatile travel charger at an electronics retailer. The travel charger illustrated is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [13] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Libya

The 4 port USB travel charger [13] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices via USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power converters offer surge protection which can be crucial for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China 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 portable option for travellers originating from America visiting Libya using type B American 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 originating from America using type B plugs. This gives practically the same set of features as the BESTEK with only 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 ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Libya.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation in Libya?

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Learn how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet with Type B USB cable and a three pinned Type C USB adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet you will need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the power outlet. You can recognise this wall outlet by the two circular holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro 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 will find the USB port on the side of the Second Generation Kindle Fire found to the right of the HDMI jack.
  4. Switch on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD Second Generation screen will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes roughly around 5 hours to fully recharge, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on the 7 inch Kindle is 7 to 10 hours depending on how you use the tablet. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging process.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Libyan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Using Type B USB micro cord with a three pin Type D USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet you'll need to use a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type D USB power adapter into the Libyan power outlet. You can recognise this power outlet by three holes in a triangular shape for live, neutral and ground pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB 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" Kindle Fire HD found to the right of the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found in the top corner of the Kindle will show a charging icon to indicate that your tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation takes around 5 hours to fully charge, but this may be longer if you are using the tablet during the recharging process. Typically the battery life on the Second Generation Kindle Fire is roughly 7 to 10 hours depending on how you use the tablet. 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 Libyan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Using USB Type B connector and a Schuko Type F USB charger to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation using the Libyan power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it into the Libyan power outlet. This sunken circular wall supply (sometimes called the Schuko plug) can be identified by the two large adjacent holes for live and neutral pins along with a pair of metal grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. On the side of the Second Generation Kindle Fire situated to the right of the HDMI jack you'll find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears at the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation screen will display a charging icon which indicates that the device is charging.
  6. The 7 inch Kindle takes roughly under 5 hours to completely charge to full capacity, however this is likely to take longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device whilst recharging. Typically the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation battery life lasts approximately 7 - 10 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
Charging a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet by using a two pinned Schuko Type F USB adapter

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Libyan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type L USB adapter

Using USB type B connector and a Type L power adapter to power your Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Libyan power outlet.

  1. If you want to supply power to the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet you'll need to use a Type L USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by inserting the Type L USB power adapter into the Libyan power outlet. The hexagon shaped plug supply (known as a Type L power outlet [11]) looks like 3 round adjecent holes in a line. Please note there are two different variations of Type L wall outlet rated at 10 and 16 amps. The 10 amp plug supply has 4mm thick pins which are spaced 5.5mm apart and the 16 amp version has slightly larger 5mm thick round pins which are spaced 8mm apart.
  3. Then connect the USB end of the Micro USB type B cable into the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation. On the side of the 7 inch Kindle Fire HD found to the right of the HDMI output you will find the USB port.
  4. Turn on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation display will display a lightning bolt icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle takes approximately less than 5 hours to completely recharge to 100 percent capacity however this is likely to be longer depending on the strength of the power and if you are using the device during recharging. The 7 inch Kindle Fire HD battery life should last roughly 7 - 10 hours. For further information please read the Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 7 2nd generation with a Libyan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type L USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libya - Libyan 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=200939330&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/typeD.htm - Type D power outlet
  8. Type D USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type D mains power outlet
  9. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  10. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  11. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeL.htm - Type L power outlet
  12. Type L USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type L mains power outlet
  13. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters