How to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a power outlet in Libya

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet by using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter, how to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a double pin Type C Europlug USB adapter and recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a 3 pinned Type D USB adapter

Libyan power outlet

Varying different combinations of region codes and plugs can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country, especially for the first time traveller. These instructions were specifically written to stop travellers worrying if they can power the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation abroad.When travelling to Libya this page has useful instructions showing you how to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using their D, C, F or L type 127 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power supplies will change from country to country so please read the Wiki Connections global power supplies page for a full list showing powering devices in different destinations. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation does not power up or charges slowly when visiting Libya from a different region check that it is compatible with a 110 volt power supply. Devices which come from another country which use a higher voltage (for example 220 volts) can take longer to charge or won't power up, so check that the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is a dual voltage device (you'll find these are normally marked with 100-240 volts) else you may need to use an additional transformer to ensure proper use. However please be aware that Barca, Benghazi, Derna, Sabha and Tobruk use a 230 volt power supply instead of 110 volts.

The following page shows how to connect the Libyan power outlet to your and refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation not other tablets in the Kindle Fire range. Please check these instructions relate to your exact Kindle Fire modelby visiting the Amazon page where you'll find the full series of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. This version of the Kindle Fire is recognised by a front facing camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and a Kindle logo on the back. These instructions assume that you are using operating system version 8.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, if you don't visit Amazon for the most recent Kindle software update to make sure you have the most up-to-date features for your Kindle Fire. Visit 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 more information.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Libya

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

Yes, you can use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Libya.

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

When you are travelling to more than one country the best international travel power adapter for Libya to buy is a multiple USB port adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [13]. Libyans use four different types of wall outlets (types D, C, F and L) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers are supplied with interchangeable pins and handle 100 - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to over 100 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa just by changing the included plugs. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (note that not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from much faster recharging times with one of these power chargers and compatibility with more power hungry devices like tablets.

Having a four port charger will also allow you to recharge more than one device at the same time without needing to bring individual power chargers or using up additional power outlets. By only packing a single lightweight travel charger will help keep the weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Due to their flexibility these types of travel chargers can be used at home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used overnight charging multiple tablets and phones without using up an additional wall outlet.

We suggest buying this type of flexible travel adapter at an electronics retailer. The power charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [13] which has been tested successfully for recharging multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

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 charge devices via USB, however for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power converters offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected devices. These power adapters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Libya and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America going to Libya.
  • 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 from the US using type B plugs. This offers almost the same set of features as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet for almost half 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 a wide range of travellers from around the world visiting Libya.
What is the best power charger for recharging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Libya?

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

Using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet.

  1. To power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Libyan power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Plug in the Type C USB power adapter in the wall outlet. This unearthed power outlet can be identified by two round holes next to each other where the two pins sit.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the USB power charger and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. At the side of the 8.9 inch Kindle situated next to the HDMI connector you can find the USB port.
  4. Switch on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which appears at the top corner of the screen will show a charge icon to indicate that the device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes around less than 5 hours to completely charge, but this is likely to take longer depending on the strength of the power source and if you are using the device during the charging cycle. The battery life on the Fire should last approximately 9 to 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the charging procedure.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet

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

Using Micro USB type B cable with a 3 pinned Type D USB charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Libyan power outlet you'll need to buy a Type D USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type D USB power adapter in the Libyan power outlet. The plug outlet (sometimes called a Type D power outlet [7]) looks like three circular holes in a triangle configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the Type B USB cord into the mains USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You will find the USB port on the side of your Kindle located to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation screen will display a lightning icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes roughly less than 5 hours to fully recharge to 100% capacity, however this may be longer if you are using the device during recharging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation lasts 9 - 11 hours. For more information on charging the please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type D power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Libyan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

The WikiConnections page on how to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet by using type B USB connector with a 3 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter.

  1. In order to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation using a Libyan power outlet you will need a Type F USB power adapter [10] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin by taking the Type F USB power adapter and inserting it into the Libyan power outlet. The sunken circular power supply can be identified by two large circular holes 19 mm next to each other, plus a pair of two grounding clips on the top and bottom.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB cord into the USB adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port at the side of your Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Second Generation found to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found in the top corner of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation will show a charging icon which indicates that your tablet is charging.
  6. The tablet takes around 5 hours to completely recharge to 100% capacity, but this may be longer if you are using the device whilst charging. Typically the battery life on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation lasts roughly 9 - 11 hours. For more information please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery times.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Libyan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

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

Using USB type B cable with a Type L power charger to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Libyan power outlet you'll need to buy a Type L USB power adapter [12] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Start the process by inserting the Type L USB power adapter in the wall outlet. You can recognise the flattened hexagon shaped plug outlet by 3 holes in a line for live, neutral and earth pins. Note that there are two different types of Type L power supply rated for 10 amps and 16 amps. A 10 amp version has 4mm thick round pins that are spaced 5.5mm apart, and a 16 amp version has larger 5mm pins which are spaced 8mm apart.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB mains adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You can find the USB port on the side of your tablet located to the right of the HDMI socket.
  4. Turn on the Libyan power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which is found at the top corner of the Kindle tablet display will display a lightning icon which indicates that your device is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes around under 5 hours to fully recharge however this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the tablet during recharging. The Kindle tablet battery life is 9 - 11 hours depending on how you use the tablet. For further information on charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on battery life.
How to use a Type L power charger for charging your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from a Libyan power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libya - Libyan 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, between $10 to $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / under 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, costing under $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$5-C$10).
  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, priced at between $15 to $20 USD (around £20 GBP / under C$20).
  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, between $10 to $15 USD (£15-£20 GBP / around C$20).
  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, between $10 to $15 USD (£30-£35 GBP / under C$20).
  13. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced at under $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / C$15-C$20).