Charging your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a power outlet in Mauritania

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Mauritanian power outlet with USB type B cord with a three pin Type C power adapter.

Mauritanian power outlet

Different combinations of standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning on staying in a different country, especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge the Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Mauritania. When you're planning a vacation to Mauritania these instructions show charging the Kindle Fire 2nd generation using the 220 volt 50Hz C Type Mauritanian power outlet, the Mauritanians will use a Europlug for wall outlets. You will discover that power changes regionally therefore please read the Africa and power supplies page for a full list of countries. When visiting Mauritania from another country make sure the Kindle Fire 2nd generation can be used with a 240 volt supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v double check the device is dual-voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional power transformer to prevent the device from overheating whilst powering it.

The following instructions show how to connect the Mauritanian power outlet to the Fire and this page refers to the Kindle Fire 2nd generation. Visit the Amazon page to see the full range of Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle model is identified by the power and volume buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. This page assumes that you have installed Fire OS version 10.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation, but if not visit Amazon for the latest Kindle OS update which makes sure you have the most up to date set of features for your device. For more information go to the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire 2nd generation instruction manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Mauritania

Can you use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Mauritania?

You can use a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Mauritania.

What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Mauritania?

When travelling with more than your Kindle Fire 2nd generation then the best travel power adapter for Mauritania is a multiple USB port charger which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [7]. Because these types of chargers are supplied with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 volts to 240 volts will mean you can travel to over 100 countries in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa simply by switching the supplied plugs. If your Kindle Fire 2nd generation supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from much faster charging times by using one of these travel chargers along with compatibility with more power demanding devices like tablets.

This will allow you to power more than one device at the same time without needing to pack multiple travel chargers on your Mauritanian trip. Only packing a single international travel charger will also keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets and phones without needing an additional plug socket.

For those travelling to Mauritania we recommend buying a versatile travel charger of this nature online. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [7] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Mauritania

The 4 port USB travel charger [7] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world 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 visitors of regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These travel adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North 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 best selling compact power converter for travellers originating from North America visiting Mauritania using 3 pinned type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from America using type B plugs and 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 a generous 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 perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Mauritania.
What is the best travel adapter for a Kindle Fire 2nd generation in Mauritania?

Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Mauritanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

The WikiConnections guide showing how to charge your Kindle Fire 2nd generation from a Mauritanian power outlet with USB type B cord with a three pin Type C power adapter.

  1. To power the Kindle Fire 2nd generation using the Mauritanian 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. Start the process by plugging the Type C USB power adapter in the wall supply. The wall supply, sometimes called the Europlug, is identified by the 2 round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro type B connector into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire 2nd generation. You can find the USB port at the side of the Kindle Fire Second Generation situated to the right of the HDMI output.
  4. Switch on the Mauritanian power outlet.
  5. The battery symbol which is found at the top corner of the 7 inch Kindle Fire display will show a charging icon to indicate that your device is charging.
  6. The takes approximately around 5 hours to fully 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 Kindle Fire 2nd generation is around 8 to 9 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure and battery life.
Powering a Kindle Fire 2nd generation with a Mauritanian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type C Europlug USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritania - Mauritanian Wikipedia 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=201009560&linkId=EHVRDTACVKWJ25RH - Kindle Fire 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 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. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters