Charging the Kindle Fire when visiting Mauritania

Using USB Type B cord with a Type C Europlug power adapter to recharge your Kindle Fire with a Mauritanian power outlet.

Mauritanian power outlet

Varying different region codes and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. This guide was written to help assist people wanting to power their Kindle Fire when travelling abroad.This page has step by step instructions which shows how to charge your Kindle Fire when visiting Mauritania using the 220 volt 50Hz Type C Mauritanian power outlet, with the Mauritanians using Europlugs for charging. If visiting Mauritania from a different country please check the Kindle Fire can be used with a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v make sure your Kindle Fire is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power converter to stop the device from over-heating whilst powering it up. If you intend on taking a trip to a Mauritanian city like Nouakchott read the Mauritania Wikipedia page [1] for more indepth information.

The following instructions show you how to connect the Mauritanian power outlet to your Kindle tablet. These instructions assume you are using the most recent version of Fire OS for the tablet, however if you don't we suggest installing the most recent Kindle Fire update to make sure you have the latest features for your Kindle. For further information visit the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire device support [2] .

Charging a Kindle Fire in Mauritania

Can you use a Kindle Fire in Mauritania?

Yes, you can connect a Kindle Fire to a Mauritanian power outlet.

What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire in Mauritania?

If you are travelling to multiple countries and bringing along more than your Kindle Fire the best international travel adapter for Mauritania is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger.

Because these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the supplied plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much quicker recharging times with one of these types of travel adapters along with compatibility with certain power hungry devices.

Unlike other chargers this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack multiple power adapters for your Mauritanian trip. By only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage and convenient for recharging your Kindle Fire at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of travel adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can sit overnight charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to different places we suggest searching for a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Mauritania

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Kindle Fire, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies. These power converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering Continental Europe, 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 most popular portable option for travellers originating from America going to Mauritania using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • 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 gives almost 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 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 Mauritania. [6] [AD]
What is the best travel charger for recharging a Kindle Fire in Mauritania?

Charging a Kindle Fire from a Mauritanian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

Instructions showing you how to recharge a Kindle Fire with a Mauritanian power outlet using USB Type B cord with a Europlug Type C power charger.

  1. If you want to charge a Kindle Fire from a Mauritanian power outlet you'll need a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Start by plugging the Type C USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the two round holes next to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Plug in one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the mains power charger and the other end into the USB charging port on a Kindle Fire.
  4. Switch on the Mauritanian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Fire screen will show a charge icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. It will take between 4 hours to 12 hours to fully charge to full capacity but this may take longer depending on the type of Kindle tablet you are charging, the strength of the power charger and if you are using the tablet during the charging process. Please read the Kindle Fire device support [2] for more details on battery times.
Charging a Kindle Fire from a Mauritanian power outlet by using a two pinned Europlug Type C USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - Mauritania Wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire device support
  3. iec.ch - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - European Type C USB chargers are unearthed and have two 4mm rounded pins spaced 19mm apart, costs between $10 to $15 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).
  5. 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, costs under $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / C$10-C$15).
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, priced between $15 to $20 USD (£10-£15 GBP / under C$20).